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The Journey of a Bird’s Tale

Children's author Pamela Wight will present a talk titled The Journey of a Bird's Tale on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. at the Fowler Branch as she shares her unique story about writing a children’s book, discovering the perfect illustrator, and choosing a unique path to publishing. Q & A will be included in the hour. Wight has an M.A. in literature, teaches creative writing classes in the Boston area, and is also a published author of women’s fiction.  [Sign Up]

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Author Series: Amy Hassinger

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]

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Annual Book Sale

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]

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Thoreau at the Library

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.

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Author Talk: Susan Tan

Author Talk Series will present Susan Tan on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Periodical Room.  Tan will discuss the writing process for her first book, Cilla Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraordinaire.  Tan was a Library Page of the Concord Free Public Library.  After studying at Williams College, she earned her PhD from the University of Cambridge, where she studied children's literature. The event is free and open to all.