The 2017-18 Poetry at the Library Series begins Sunday, November 19 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Main Library. Join us for poetry, light refreshments, and conversation with the author of Field Guide A Tempo. Introduction by poet John Hodgen. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library, the event is part of Concord's celebration of the Thoreau Bicentennial. [View Poster]
Holiday Book Sale will take place on December 1, 2 & 3 in the Main Library Lobby featuring thousands of like-new books for all ages. Proceeds benefit the Concord Free Public Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Open to all. [View Poster for Hours]
As part of the Concord Free Public Library's technology planning, we invite the public to participate in one of the two focus groups led by consultant Jennifer Koerber. She will guide the group through conversations about what their technology needs from the library are now, and what they might need or be interested in over the next 3-5 years. Tuesday, December 5 at 10:00 am at the Fowler Branch or Saturday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library. All are welcome. [Register for Dec. 5 session] [Register for Dec. 9 Session]
Thursday Author Series will present Shelley Drake Hawks, author of The Art of Resistance: Painting by Candlelight in Mao’s China on December 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Periodical Room. All are welcome.
Poetry at the Library will feature poets and naturalists Wendy Drexler and Susan Edwards Richmond on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Main Library Periodical Room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library, this free event is offered as part of Concord’s yearlong Thoreau Bicentennial.