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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]
 

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Remarks and Book Signing with Robert A. Gross

Special Collections will host Remarks and Book Signing with Robert A. Gross, author of The Transcendentalists and Their World on Monday, December 6, 2021, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Lobby. His new book returns to Concord to explore the rise of Transcendentalism and its impact on American society in the 1830s and 1840s. All are welcome. [Register]

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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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Welcome Aboard: New Library Director Emily Smith

Press release from the Town Manager's Office - The Town of Concord is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Director of the Concord Free Public Library, Emily Smith. Emily’s appointment comes after an extensive search that yielded many highly qualified candidates. Her enthusiasm for the position and library services was evident from her interviews and we are excited to see her continue the tradition of high-quality library services across the Main Library and Fowler Library branches. [Read More]