Library and Community Center

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Mon. & Weds. 1:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
77 Purchase Street, Newburyport, MA
(978) 358-8097

Programs and Events

The Emma has programs for everyone to enjoy. For updates on events and happenings at the library, please visit our Facebook page.

Children's Programs and Story Hours will resume on Fall 2017. 

Below is a sampling of our weekly schedule:



9:30-10:30 Toddlers and their siblings may come.

We will read stories, sing songs, make a craft and play games.

Children's Story Hour


3-4 yr old  9:30 - 10:30     

4-5 yr old  1:30 - 2:30

We will read 2 or 3 stories and create a craft related to the stories to take home.


All ages 9:00-3:00 pm 

Children are invited from 9:00 to 3:00 to read stories, make crafts and play board games.

Saturday, June 17, 12:30 pm

The New Little Red Riding Hood Performance

Thursday, July 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Curious Creatures Children's Program

Thursday, July 27, 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Newburyport Fire Fighters: Children's Fire Safety Program

Saturday, July 29, 9:00 - 12:00 pm

Book, Yard & Bake Sale

Call 978-358-8097 to rent space for a $25 donation

Thursday, August 10, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children's Magic Show with Debbie O'Carroll

Saturday, December 2

Cookie Walk & Craft Fair

Saturday, January 27, 2018


Saturday, February 24


Saturday, March 24


Chair Yoga 

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 am 

Deb O'Carroll from Yoga at the Barn leads a class in chair yoga.

This is a free program but space is limited so please call us at 978-358-8097 or stop in to sign up. 


Monday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm 

Beginners welcome! 

Bring your work, bring your questions. 

Book Groups

2 Book groups: Afternoons: 4th Monday of the month 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Bring a bagged lunch if you like! 

Evenings: 1st Wednesday of the month 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Beginners welcome! Bring your work, bring your questions.

Location and Hours

Mon. & Weds. 1:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

77 Purchase Street, Newburyport, MA

(978) 358-8097

Emma Andrews Library and Community Center
77 Purchase Street, Newburyport, MA

(978) 358-8097

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