The Festival features Keynote Speaker Jennifer Haigh: Why Stories Still Matter on Friday, October 23, 2020, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. In a time of national crisis – political, medical, financial, environmental and moral – storytelling is more important than ever. Bestselling novelist Jennifer Haigh talks about what literature has to teach us, and why it is urgently necessary in these troubled times. [Register for the Zoom link]
Please join the Concord Free Public Library in chronicling Concord through Covid-19 for future generations! [Read More]
The Concord Free Public Library hosts a Girls Who Code Club for girls in grades 6 -12 during the academic year. The Club meets weekly on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. normally at the Main Library (129 Main Street) but this year the Club will meet online due to the COVID-19 pandemic safety concerns.
- 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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The 2020 Concord Festival of Authors takes place from October 16 - 31 online. The Concord Free Public Library, the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library and the Concord Free Public Library Corporation continue to be the proud partners of the Festival. [View Complete Event Schedule] [View Festival Home Page]
On Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m., the Concord Virtual Poetry at the Library Series will host acclaimed Massachusetts poets Jeffrey Harrison and Matthew Lippman who will read from their powerful new collections and talk about their writing lives and the impact of the current times on the creative process. Register here for the Zoom link.