Branch Programs

Check your monthly newsletter for more information on the programs.  Most meetings are on 2nd Wednesday of the month unless otherwise noted.


*Please note Feb. 2018 afternoon meeting!  Due to reduced hours at the Acton Library, we have switched some of our monthly meetings to
Essex Public Library
33 West Ave.
Essex, Ct.  06426
Acton Library
60 Old Boston Post Rd
Old Saybrook, CT 
Date and Time Event Description
September 12, 2018 Wednesday,

6:00 pm

Pot Luck Dinner
St. Ann’s Episcopal Church,
Old Shore Rd. (Rte156), Old
Lyme, CT.
October 10, 2018
6:45 pm
General Meeting
Essex Public Library
Dr. John Flynn
Professor Emeritus, Wesleyan College
PhD/ Attorney
“First Amendment”
November 14, 2018


6:45 pm

General Meeting

Essex Public Library
Dr. Jennifer Marlon
Professor, Yale University
“Environmental Impact of Climate Change”

December 12, 2018
Wednesday,7:00 pm
Holiday Party
St. Ann’s Episcopal Church,
82 Shore Rd. (Rte. 156),
Old Lyme,CT.
Performer, Steve Dedman
January 05, 2019 Saturday
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Annual Tea (Trivia Challenge)
Old Saybrook Pavilion
Saybrook Point
Old Saybrook
February 13, 2019
*Wednesday, 12:00 pm
General Meeting
Location:  Acton Public LibraryValentine Luncheon; Pat O’BrienBook reading & signing: The Laughing Rabbit: A Mother, A Son and the Ties that Bind
March 13, 2019 
Wednesday, 6:45 PM
General Meeting
Essex Public Library
Steve Gencarella, Folklorist & Professor, Univ. of Mass“Wicked, Weird & Wily Yankees”
April 6, 2019
12:00 – 3:00 pm
Book Author Luncheon
Saybrook Point Inn
Old Saybrook, CT
April 10, 2019
Wednesday, 6:45 pm
Joint Meeting with Shoreline Branch & Grant  Recipients
Location:  Westbrook Library
May 9, 2019
Wednesday, 6:45 pm
Annual Meeting,
Essex Public Library
Joseph Direnzo: Lecture: “Maritime Cyber Security”
June 12, 2019  
Time TBA
Year End Social
Ivoryton Playhouse