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Library HoursThe Library will be closed at 1:00 p.m. on Dec. 24 and all day on Dec. 25 & 26, 2016 and Jan. 1 & 2, 2017. We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


WHAT'S NEW

Mind in the makingThe Library was recently awarded a Library Services and Technology Act Mind in the Making grant for $7,500 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to develop innovative programming and spaces that encourage invention and tinkering for young children. [Read Press Release]


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 SaleThe Friends Holiday Book Sale will take place in the Main Library Lobby from Friday, December 2 to Sunday, December 4, 2016. Open to all. [View hours]


Nutcracker ReadingYoung members from the Commonwealth Ballet will perform a Nutcracker Reading on Sunday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Main Library. Open to all.


Gingerbread HouseA Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fowler Library for Children age 5 years & up. The workshop is free but registration is required. [Sign Up


Gregory PardloPoetry at the Library Series is honored to present a Reading and Q&A with Gregory Pardlo, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Lobby with an introduction by Robert Pinsky, three-term Poet Laureate of America. Free and open to all.


Book CoverTuesday Book Group will read Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome on December 13, 2016 at 9:30 - 11:15 a.m. in the Trustees' Room. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library. All are welcome.


Computer ClassThe next computer class Using Library Digital Media will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Main Library Lower Level Meeting Room. Open to all. [Sign Up]


Gingerbread HouseA Woven Paper Snowflakes Workshop will take place in the Main Library Children's Room on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for children ages 8 and up.


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Art Jury Our next Art Jury will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Main Library. [View More Info]


Sarah Fagan Breathing Room: Acrylic on Panel by Sarah Fagan

Art Gallery
December 2016


MLN AppCheck out the Minuteman Library Network mobile app available for both the iOS and Android platforms. [Read More] [Download App]


HotspotThe Library is pleased to offer wireless Hotspot devices for loan to Concord residents who are 18 years of age and older. [Read Hotspot Circulation Policy]


Lynda.comIntroducing our newest online database subscription lynda.com - an online learning website with over 4,000 courses. Remote access is available to Concord residents only. [Go to database]


Zinio

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 residents free access to 440,000+ movies, TV episodes, music albums, eBooks and audiobooks. Instantly available. [How to Access Hoopla]


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


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