Library Hours The Library will be closed on 7/3, 7/4 & 7/11. Happy 4th! Also closed on Sundays for the summer. [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.


Summer ReadingThe annual summer reading club for children and teens has begun with the theme of Every Hero Has a Story for children's program and Unmask! for teens. [Register for Children's Summer Reading Program] [Register for Teen Summer Reading Program]

Adult Summer Reading The Library is hosting an Adult Summer Reading Program with the theme of Escape the Ordinary. The kick-off event is on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at our Fowler Branch Library featuring former Olympians William Becklean and John Biglow discussing the culture of rowing and crew as portrayed in the book Boys in the Boat.[Register for Adult Summer Reading Program]

Summer ConcertsRead To Phoebe the Dog, part of the Tail Waggin’ Tutors program, will take place at our Main Library on Tuesday, July 7 at 3:00 p.m. and Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. as Phoebe listens to children reading. Each young reader will register for a 15 minute time slot to read. [Register for July 7th] [Register for August 4th]

Summer ConcertsOur summer Concerts on the Lawn series will begin the new season on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. with Samba Tremeterra performing Latin music on the Main Library front lawn. Open to all. (Rain location: The Umbrella Arts Center)

Tone ThyneTone Thyne, vice president of FableVision, will speak about animation, television, games, apps and other digital media at the Main Library on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for children aged 8 and up as well as for adults interested in animation.

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

Art Work


Adam Gooder: Photographs

Art Gallery
June - July 2015

At Fowler: Concord Gardens 1922 - 1929


Zinio Digital Magazines an online newsstand available to our Concord patrons. [Click here to sign in with your library card] [How to Access Zinio]

hooplaHoopla Digital offers Concord patrons free access to movies, TV episodes, music albums, eBooks and audiobooks. Instantly available. [How to Access Hoopla]

Freegal Freegal is a downloadable music service Library purchased for Concord residents. Available through June 30, 2015. [Click here to Start] [View FAQs]

OverDriveFree library eBooks, eAudiobooks & Streaming Videos for Your Computer or Mobile Device Powered by OverDrive [View More Info]

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

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NextReadsWhat should I read next? Our NextReads eNewsletter will provide you with reading suggestions. [Sign Up and View Sample Newsletters ]

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