Summer hours The Library will be closed on Monday, October 13, 2014 for Columbus Day. Sunday hours will resume after Columbus Day. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


hooplaNEW! Hoopla Digital offers Concord patrons free access to 8,500 movies, 4,500 TV episodes, 150,000 music albums and 12,400 audiobooks. [Check it Out]

ZinioZinio Digital Magazines, your online newsstand is here! This new service is available to our Concord residents only. [Click here to sign in with your library card using your home computer or mobile device] [Read More About This New Service]

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.


Book coverThursday Author Talk will present Concord author Rory Flynn (a.k.a. Stona Fitch) on October 2, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library Periodicals Room speaking about his latest novel Third Rail. Open to all.

Tomie dePaula2014 Leslie Riedel Memorial Lecture will present author and illustrator Tomie dePaola on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Main Library. This program is intended for adults and children age 7 and above. Advance registrations are required. [Register online] [View Poster]

Kindle ClassThe next Downloading Library eBooks to Your Kindle class will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Fowler Branch Library. Register online or call 978-318-3350 for questions.  

Book CoverLibrary Book Discussion group will kick off the season on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 9:30 am in the Trustees Room reading Mark Twain : Man in White : the Grand Adventure of His Final Years by Michael Shelden. Open to all.

FreegalThe next Downloading Free(le)gal Music to Your Device class will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Main Library. Click here to register online. Or call 978-318-3368 for questions.

Nathaniel PhilbrickThe 2014 Ruth Ratner Miller Award for Excellence in American History will be presented by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library to Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Bunker Hill: a City, a Siege, a Revolution on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Fenn School. Tickets are available at the Main Library and the Concord Bookshop. [View More Info]

Author FestivalNew Literary Voices 2014 will present three emerging writers, Elisabeth Elo, James Scott, and Val Wang who will discuss and read from their work on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Fowler Branch Library. Margot Livesey will be the moderator. Open to all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.

Author FestivalMystery Night 2014 will take place on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Main Library featuring three mystery writers Paul Doiron, Jane Haddam, Archer Mayor who will discuss and read from their latest novels with Jan Brogan being the Moderator. Open to all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.

Lincoln “This man grew according to the need”: Concord and Abraham Lincoln exhibit and lecture series will take place from November 7, 2014 through February 28, 2015. [View Press Release]

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Art JuryCalling Artists! The next Art Jury is Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. [View More Info]

Art Family Matters: Genograms & Patterns
by Sandra Mayo

Art Gallery
October 3 - 31, 2014

Freegal Freegal is a downloadable music service Library purchased for Concord residents. [Click here to Start] [View FAQs]

ArtReturn your "awesome" reads in the Awesome Books Box and we will tag and share them with others online! [Click Here]

Munroes PencilsOur Seed Lending Library located at Fowler Branch received more media attention. [Featured on Boston's Chronicle] & [WBUR]

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

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