Library Hours The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 24 & Monday, May 25, 2015 for Memorial Day weekend. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


What's NewNew books are added to the library collections daily. Click here to view our What's New in real time. For New York Times Bestsellers, click here.

April ClassesThe Library is celebrating the 160th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott's first published book Flower Fables in May with original manuscript material and a first edition of the book on display in the Main Library Lobby showcase. Related events are listed below.


May ClassesThe next Streaming Free Movies & More (via Hoopla) class will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Click here to register online.

Poetry ReadingWeekend Poetry Reading will present award-winning poet Susannah Nevison on May 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Trustees' Room with music & tea. CCHS Cellists Aiden Snorek-Yates and Jeffrey Zhu will performe Allegro from the Concerto in G minor for Two Cellos by Vivaldi. Open to all.

Book CoverTuesday Book Group will meet on May 12, 2015 at 9:30-11:15 a.m. in the Trustees' Room reading Redeployment by Phil Klay. Print copies of the book are available at the Main Circulation Desk. Copies in eBook or audiobook format are also available to download or stream. Concord Military Family Support Group will join the discussion. Open to all.

PosterKorean Family Month & Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month will present a Traditional Korean Music and Dance Concert on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Umbrella Community Arts Center. Free admission. Open to all. [View Poster] [Press Release

AuthorThursday Author Talk will feature Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science of Harvard University on May 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Periodical Room on her recent books The Collapse of Western Civilization and Merchants of Doubt.  Open to all.

AlcottAccompanying events of Flower Fables exhibit in Lobby: Drop in Storytime is on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 4:00 p.m. at the Fowler Branch and Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Main Library. A Visit from Louisa May Alcott of Concord Orchard House is on Saturday, May 30, 2015, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Main Library Children's Room. Open to all.

Book SaleThe Friends Annual Book Sale will take place on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the Main Library front lawn. Don't miss our biggest book sale of the year! (Rain date: 6/13)

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Seed Lending LibOur Seed Lending Library located at Fowler is open for the new season. Click here for more info.



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