The Annual Book Sale will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 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. Proceeds of the Book Sale will fund the Library programming, museum passes, print and non-print materials. Rain date: 6/10. [Sign up to volunteer at the Book Sale]
A new Girls Who Code Club for ages 13 -17 meets weekly on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.in the Main Library's Lower Level Meeting Room. [Read More about Girls Who Code] We have had a successful season thanks to the volunteer instructors and participants. The next season will begin later this year.
The 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.
Picturing Emerson: A Selection of Lifetime Portraits of Ralph Waldo Emerson is on display in the Art Gallery through May 30, 2017. [Read about Guided Gallery Tour and Artist's Talk]
Don't miss the Friends Annual Book Sale on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10 am -3 pm on the Main Library front lawn. Rain date: 6/10
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Thursday Author Series will present Amy Hassinger, author of After the Dam on June 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library's Periodical Room. Ms. Hassinger is the author of two previous novels: Nina: Adolescence and The Priest’s Madonna. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library and open to the public. [Register]
Author Richard Higgins will give an illustrated talk about his book Thoreau and the Language of Trees on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Library Rotunda. In this original book, Higgins explores Thoreau's deep connections to trees. The event is free and open to all.