The Library will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 for Memorial Day . [View Main Library Hours][Fowler Hours][Special Collections Hours]


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Jeffrey CramerThursday Author Talk will feature Thoreau scholar Jeffrey S. Cramer on April 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library Periodicals Room. Cramer will present " A Healthy Community: A Transcendental Perspective" as part of the Healthy Concord Initiative.

Creature TeachersThe Children's Department will host The Nature of My Backyard featuring live animals presented by The Creature Teachers on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Main Library. [View More Info]

Eagle BearEagle Bear, a member of the Apache Tribe from Colorado, will perform music, song and dance at the Main Library on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The event is intended for children age 6 and up.

EmersonThe Trustees of the Library invite all to a celebration of the centennial of the unveiling of Daniel Chester French’s Ralph Waldo Emerson seated in the lobby on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Curator Leslie Wilson will speak and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP (978-318-3355) by May 12.

HawthorneThe Library Special Collections will host a reading discussion group on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. led by Curator Leslie Wilson in collaboration with Barbara Ewen of the Friends of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Participants will read and discuss the introduction to Nathaniel Hawthorne's Mosses from an Old Manse (1846). [View Press Release]

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Red Sox TrophyRed Sox World Series Trophy visited the Library recently. Here is a short video of the event! [Watch Video]

Art " dreams awake." Introducing the work of British Figurative Artist Bryony Bensly

Art Gallery
April 1 - 30, 2014

Munroes PencilsOur Seed Lending Library located at Fowler Branch has reopened. [Visit Seed Lending Library Website]

FreegalNew: Streaming - Listen to music without downloading. Freegal is a downloadable music service library purchased for Concord residents. [Click here to Start] [View FAQs]

OverDriveFree library eBooks and eAudiobooks for Your Computer or Mobile Devices [View More Info]

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