September 23–30, 2020 is Climate Preparedness Week. Join us for an online discussion of the film Call of the Forest on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. Take a walk in the woods with beloved Irish-Canadian scientist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, as she reveals our profound human connection to the ancient & sacred northern forests and the essential role that they play in sustaining the health of our planet. [Register for the Event] [View Complete Listing of the Events of the Week]
We are excited to offer a new service to our community - personalized reading and movie recommendations. Just complete and submit a brief questionnaire and library staff will respond to you with about six personalized recommendations. The more information you give us on the form about your preferences, the better our suggestions for you will be. [For Adults] [For Teens/ Tweens] [For Kids] [For Movies]
The 2020 Poetry at the Library Series goes online! On Sunday, October 4, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., Black poets Tommye Blount and Nathan McClain will launch the Series with readings from their powerful, long anticipated debut collections via Zoom. Register here for the Zoom link.
The Main Library's contactless curbside pickup service started on June 8, 2020. Patrons are now able to reserve books and other materials from the Concord Free Public Library and the Minuteman Library Network for pickup at a designated time on tables outside the Sudbury Road entrance. Pickup hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. [Read More] [Book My Pickup]
After being closed for six months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Main and the Fowler Branch Libraries are set to reopen on Monday, September 21 and welcome patrons back into the buildings! Following the State Covid-19 safety guidelines, the Library opens with reduced capacities at both locations. We strongly encourage our patrons to make an appointment prior to the visit. [View Hours and Details] [Reserve a Library Visit]
The Concord Free Public Library is closed until further notice. Town leadership will determine when the Library, as a Town department, can safely reopen. [Read more]
The Concord Free Public Library is pleased to offer free and unlimited access to Wall Street Journal digital content to the Main Library and the Fowler Branch users. Accessible in the Library via a library computer or personal devices. [View WSJ Digital Content In the Library] During the pandemic Library closure, Concord residents can access WSJ.com from home. Please inquire at CFPLquestions@concordma.gov for login info.