The 2018 Annual Book Sale will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on the Main Library front lawn. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Rain date: 6/9.
"No picture could be more lovely": Ada Shepard with the Hawthornes in Florence, 1858 exhibition features the sketchbooks and letters of Ada Shepard, a well-educated, perceptive young woman who served as governess to the children of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne while they were in Europe between 1857 and 1859, with the focus on the family's sojourn in Florence in 1858. [Read More]
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"No picture could be more lovely": Ada Shepard with the Hawthornes in Florence, 1858 exhibition and accompanying lectures take place April 6 through June 28, 2018 at the Main Library. On Saturday, June 2 at 5:00 p.m. Rev. Jenny Rankin will speak on The Hawthorne's Italian Journey in the Library Rotunda. Open to all. [Read more about the exhibition] [Watch exhibition opening featuring Pulitzer Prize Winner Megan Marshall]