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Concord Stories from Special Collections: Episode 7: The Stones Cry Out

Concord Stories from Special Collections is a virtual series that highlights the rich holdings of the Concord Free Public Library Corporation’s William Munroe Special Collections through stories about Concord’s people and places from a variety of guests, including Concord residents, scholars, researchers, and curators. Episode 7 of the series features John Hanson in a presentation titled The Stones Cry Out: Epitaphs Carved by Ithamar Spauldin of Concord. [Watch Episode 7]

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Climate Preparedness Week 2021

September 24 – 30, 2021 is Climate Preparedness Week. The Library will offer programs focused on sustainability and preparation for climate change. The Massachusetts Library System has been partnering with Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) for several years, offering and promoting programs during Climate Preparedness Week. This is the Concord Free Public Library’s third year participating in Climate Preparedness Week. [View Complete Listing of the Events of the Week]

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Virtual Films at Fowler Fall Series: Fearless Features

The 2021 Virtual Films at Fowler Series continues in the fall with five "fearless" features and discussion dates from September 9 - November 3. The five movies are all admired and recognized for their fierce originality and cinematic innovations in form, style, or content. Watch films on Kanapy at your leisure and join the group discussions on Zoom. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. [Read More]

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The Library Corporation’s Sustainability Plan

The Concord Free Public Library Corporation is proud to announce that after a year-long process, the Sustainability Plan 2021-2025 has been published. The Concord Free Public Library Corporation envisions the Library as a model of sustainability and climate action. The Plan outlines the necessary steps for assessing, planning, and implementing a series of collaborative actions across operations and programming between 2021 and 2026 and establishes the aspirational goal of carbon neutrality by 2030.  [View the Plan] [Share Your Feedback]