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Welcome Back to the Concord Free Public Library!

Welcome back to the Concord Free Public Library! The Main Library and the Fowler Branch will reopen to the public for in-house browsing and other limited services starting May 19, 2021. Face masks are required in the Library at all times regardless of vaccination status. Please register at the door for contact tracing purposes. Limited curbside service is available. [View Details]

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Concord Stories from Special Collections: Episode 6, “This Is the Life”

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 6 features our former Special Collections Curator Leslie Perrin Wilson discussing her new book “This Is the Life” The Diary of Jennie McLeod. [Watch Episode 6]

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Virtual Piano Recital with Tanya Bartevyan

The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library presented an online piano recital with Tanya Bartevyan on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. followed by a discussion on Zoom. The program included selections from Chopin Waltzes and Etudes, Schubert Impromptus, and an improvisation on an Armenian song created in the moment. This program was supported in part by a grant from the Concord Local Cultural Council. [Watch Recital on YouTube]  

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The Charles Williams Scholarship Opportunity 2021

The Williams Scholarship Committee, an initiative of the Concord Free Public Library Corporation, is now accepting scholarship applications from college-bound High School Seniors residing in Concord, MA for The Charles Williams Scholarship for Excellence in Music and The Charles Williams Scholarship for Excellence in the Visual Arts. The deadline for submissions for both scholarships is June 4, 2021. [Read More]

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Films at Fowler Summer Series: Summer Art House

Films at Fowler continues in the summer with six more movies and discussion dates from June 10 - August 18. The new theme for the summer is Summer Art House, and the six movies are provocative, surprising, fun, and independent in spirit. 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]