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Wednesday March 1, 2017 -  Friday March 31, 2017 Go To Top
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM World of Color (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 7, 2017 -  Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM At The Gallery: Picturing Emerson (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

At the Gallery

Picturing Emerson: A Selection of Lifetime Portraits of Ralph Waldo Emerson will be on display at the Main Library's Art Gallery from March 7 to May 30, 2017. 

Read more here

    Location: Main Library (Art Gallery)
Thursday March 23, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Thursday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thursday Storytime is a perfect way for children age 2 - 2 1/2 years old to enjoy being at the Library for stories, songs and a short puppet show.

 

    Location: Main Library
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Branch   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

Come  to Fowler for Toddler Storytime, 10 AM on the following Fridays:

January 27th

February 3rd

March 3rd, 24th, and 31st

 

    Location: Fowler Library
 
ent_guitar01 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Toddler Singalong with Ed Morgan (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ed Morgan sings at both libraries! 

 Come to the today's monthly singalong at the Main Library with musician and singer Ed Morgan, The Music Man!

 Bring some friends so you can dance and sing to his lively interactive children's songs.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Picturing Emerson Exhibit Opening (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Gala Opening

Picturing Emerson: A Selection of Lifetime Portraits of Ralph Waldo Emerson

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Open to all. Registrations are required. Click on Register below to sign up.

On display at the Main Library's Art Gallery from March 7 to May 30, 2017

    Location: Main Library
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friday Flicks at Fowler - The Wanted 18 (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

    Location: Fowler Library
Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Saturday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Saturday Storytime is a fun way for children age 2 years and up and their families to visit the Library to enjoy stories, songs and a short puppet show.

    Location: Main Library
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monday Storytime in the children's room of the Main Library is a wonderful time for children age 2 1/2 years and up to visit the Library and hear stories, sing songs and enjoy a short puppet show. 

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_color 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Author/Illustrator Julia Denos (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

 

Julia Denos, author and illustrator of Swatch, a story about a girl who loves color, will be at the Main Library on Tuesday, March 28 from 1:30 - 2:30.  Meet Julia and make your own color tamer mask!

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Small Wonders (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a playtime/storytime for young children, will be held at the Main Library on Wednesdays from 10 am - 10:30 am.

Children age 18 months - 24 months along with their parent or caregiver, will enjoy a story, a song, a dance and lots of fun.

 

    Location: Main Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
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Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Thursday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thursday Storytime is a perfect way for children age 2 - 2 1/2 years old to enjoy being at the Library for stories, songs and a short puppet show.

 

    Location: Main Library
Friday March 31, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Storytime (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Branch   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

Come  to Fowler for Toddler Storytime, 10 AM on the following Fridays:

January 27th

February 3rd

March 3rd, 24th, and 31st

 

    Location: Fowler Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Drop in Tech Help (Main Lobby) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kitty Smith   978-318-3378   ksmith@minlib.net
   

    Location: Main Library
Saturday April 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Saturday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Saturday Storytime is a fun way for children age 2 years and up and their families to visit the Library to enjoy stories, songs and a short puppet show.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Technology Fair (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

    Location: Fowler Library
 
lib_dia 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM StoryWalk Grand Opening (Rideout Playground) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

This grand opening event will take place at Rideout Playground in West Concord and will include a guided walk & reading, treasure hunt, and planting activity. Open to kids of all ages and their caregivers. 

StoryWalk® will be on display through Saturday, April 15th.

A StoryWalk® places pages from a children’s story along a walking route in your community so that children and their caregivers can enjoy a physical and educational activity.

    Location: Fowler Library
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Sunday April 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_rocks3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM STEAM Sunday at the Main Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each Sunday during the month of April, children age K to 3rd grade will discover something scientific about author Henry David Thoreau.  These STEAM Sundays are part of the Library's month long Concord Reads.  

    Location: Main Library
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monday Storytime in the children's room of the Main Library is a wonderful time for children age 2 1/2 years and up to visit the Library and hear stories, sing songs and enjoy a short puppet show. 

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_flyingbird 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Explore Birds (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

In this hands-on program, learn about the birds you can find in your backyard, identify bird calls, make a bird feeder and feather pen, and more!

This program is open to kids ages 5 - 10. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Small Wonders (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a playtime/storytime for young children, will be held at the Main Library on Wednesdays from 10 am - 10:30 am.

Children age 18 months - 24 months along with their parent or caregiver, will enjoy a story, a song, a dance and lots of fun.

 

    Location: Main Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Thursday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thursday Storytime is a perfect way for children age 2 - 2 1/2 years old to enjoy being at the Library for stories, songs and a short puppet show.

 

    Location: Main Library
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Saturday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Saturday Storytime is a fun way for children age 2 years and up and their families to visit the Library to enjoy stories, songs and a short puppet show.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_familytree 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Walk In Gowing's Swamp with Naturalist Cherrie Corey Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Concord naturalist and photographer Cherrie Corey, will lead a nature walk in Gowing's Swamp on Saturday, April 8 from 2 - 4 pm.  The walk, which is part of this year's Concord Reads program, is perfect for kids in 5th grade and up as well as adults interested in the history and flora and fauna of the swamp. We will meet behind the Ripley Building.

 
misc_none 7:30 PM Music from the Library, 20th Season: Eric Hofbauer Quintet (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Eric Hofbauer Quintet reprises – Prehistoric Jazz: Reminiscing in New England

Charles Ives Three Places in New England & Duke Ellington’s  Reminiscing in Tempo
both arranged for jazz quintet by Eric Hofbauer

The Eric Hofbauer Quintet:

Todd Brunel, clarinet and bass clarinet,
Jerry Sabatini, trumpet,
Eric Hofbauer, guitar,
Junko Fujiwara, cello,
Curt Newton, drums and percussion

Eric Hofbauer has been an integral member of Boston’s jazz scene as a musician, bandleader, organizer and educator for the past twenty years. He has performed and recorded alongside such notable collaborators as Han Bennink, Roy Campbell, Jr., John Tchicai, Garrison Fewell, Cecil McBee, George Garzone, Sean Jones, John Fedchock, Steve Swell and Matt Wilson.His primary ensemble is the Eric Hofbauer Quintet. The EHQ performs Hofbauer’s jazz arrangements of groundbreaking 20th century pieces which he describes as “prehistoric jazz.” These arrangements celebrate the common ground between modern jazz and the works of Stravinsky, Messiaen, Ellington, and Ives by using the shared rhythmic and harmonic concepts of the 20th century modernists as a bridge to postmodern jazz improvisation.

Presented by Friends of the Concord Free Public Library!

    Location: Main Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Sunday April 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_rocks3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM STEAM Sunday at the Main Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each Sunday during the month of April, children age K to 3rd grade will discover something scientific about author Henry David Thoreau.  These STEAM Sundays are part of the Library's month long Concord Reads.  

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_binoculars.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Peter Alden Talks About Thoreau's Animals at the Main Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Concord author and naturalist Peter Alden, will talk on animals that Henry David Thoreau would have seen on his walks on Sunday, April 9 from 3 - 4 pm.  The program is part of this year's Concord Reads series of events inspired by Walking by Henry David Thoreau.

    Location: Main Library
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Monday Storytime in the children's room of the Main Library is a wonderful time for children age 2 1/2 years and up to visit the Library and hear stories, sing songs and enjoy a short puppet show. 

    Location: Main Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Wildness & Wonder Exhibit Opening (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

The natural world is put on display in this exhibit, which mirrors 16th-century Curiosity Cabinets, where a rainbow assortment of specimens were displayed in rooms for personal enjoyment and wonder.

At 6:00, hear remarks from the artist, Jenn Houle. Light refreshments will be served.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Concord Local Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency

    Location: Fowler Library
Monday April 10, 2017 -  Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Wildness & Wonder Exhibit (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

 
Fowler Branch Exhibit - "Wildness & Wonder"
 
Housed in the Concord Free Public Library Fowler Branch, this exhibit mirrors 16th-century Curiosity Cabinets, where a rainbow assortment of specimens were displayed in rooms for personal enjoyment and wonder. In honor of Thoreau’s 2017 bicentennial and love of nature, the show will be included in Concord’s celebration of this acclaimed naturalist, and in the library’s ‘Concord Reads’ program centered around Thoreau’s piece Walking. 
 
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Concord Local Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

 

    Location: Fowler Library
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Book Discussion Group: Walking, by Henry David Thoreau (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Gugluizza   978-318-3365   bgugluizza@concordma.gov
   

Please join us to discuss Walking, by Henry David Thoreau, as part of the Concord Reads program. 

Books are available at the Circulation Desk. 

    Location: Main Library (Trustee Room)
 
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Club (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Branch   978-318-3350   
   

Join us at Fowler for fun with LEGOs!

We'll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

For kids in grades K-5.

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Small Wonders (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a playtime/storytime for young children, will be held at the Main Library on Wednesdays from 10 am - 10:30 am.

Children age 18 months - 24 months along with their parent or caregiver, will enjoy a story, a song, a dance and lots of fun.

 

    Location: Main Library
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elect_computer3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Computer Class: Facebook 101 (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this one hour class, we will demonstrate how to sign up for a Facebook account and use Facebook to communicate with your friends and loved ones.

    Location: Main Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Cookbook Club (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Gugluizza   978-318-3365   bgugluizza@concordma.gov
   

What do you get when you cross a cookbook with a book group?  A Cookbook Club, of course!

Check out a copy of the next cookbook (starting on March 29th) at the library, pick a recipe (we'll  keep track to avoid duplicates), and prepare it for the program. We'll sample lots of good food, talk about what worked and what didn't, and select future cookbooks.

The next cookbook will be Moosewood Restaurant Favorites: The 250 Most-Requested, Naturally Delicious Recipes from One of America's Best-Loved Restaurants.

Registration Required.

    Location: Fowler Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM 3rd Grade Book Eaters Group (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

    Location: Main Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_note 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM A Night of Indian Dance and Music (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

    Location: Main Library
Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Thursday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thursday Storytime is a perfect way for children age 2 - 2 1/2 years old to enjoy being at the Library for stories, songs and a short puppet show.

 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Friday April 14, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

Come sing and dance along with The Music Man, singer and musician Ed Morgan.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Fowler Library
Saturday April 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Saturday Storytime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Saturday Storytime is a fun way for children age 2 years and up and their families to visit the Library to enjoy stories, songs and a short puppet show.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday April 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Cardboard Challenge (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

This challenge is inspired by the book, Henry Builds a Cabin by D.B. Johnson. Use your imagination to build the cabin of your dreams using cardboard and other recycled materials.

Ages 5 and up.

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book-A-Mystery Discussion Group (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pat Pluskal   978-318-3350   ppluskal@minlib.net
   

Love a good mystery? Copies of this month’s title are available at the Branch to check out.

 

 

    Location: Fowler Library
Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
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Friday April 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

 

Come sing and dance along with The Music Man, singer and musician Ed Morgan.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Fowler Library
Sunday April 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_rocks3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM STEAM Sunday at the Main Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each Sunday during the month of April, children age K to 3rd grade will discover something scientific about author Henry David Thoreau.  These STEAM Sundays are part of the Library's month long Concord Reads.  

    Location: Main Library
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_dfl_open_book 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Walking Book Discussion (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

Join us as we discuss this year’s Concord Reads title, Walking by Henry David Thoreau.

Copies of the book will be available at both library locations.

 

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Laptime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   978-318-3358   childrens@concordlibrary.org
   

Caregivers and their newborn to 9 month old babies are invited to attend our NEW program

Up to 12 babies and caregivers

 

    Location: Main Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Picturing Emerson Gallery Tours with Leslie P. Wilson (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Picturing Emerson Gallery Tour  

with Leslie P. Wilson

Followed by a talk on portraiture with Meghan Murray at 11:00 a.m.

All are welcome

    Location: Main Library (Art Gallery)
 
lib_book_pencil 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Author/Illustrator D. B. Johnson at the Main Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

D. B. Johnson, the author and illustrator of numerous books introducing Henry David Thoreau to very young readers, will visit the children's room at the Main Library on Saturday, April 29 at 2 pm.  The author of the "Henry" books will read from one of the books and will draw for the children.  The program is part of this year's Concord Reads, a month long series inspired by Walking by Henry David Thoreau.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday April 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_rocks3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM STEAM Sunday at the Main Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each Sunday during the month of April, children age K to 3rd grade will discover something scientific about author Henry David Thoreau.  These STEAM Sundays are part of the Library's month long Concord Reads.  

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Poetry at the Library: Robert Pinsky (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Please join us for an afternoon of poetry with Robert Pinsky, following by a Q&A session.

 

From 1997 to 2000, Robert Pinsky served as the United States Poet Laureate and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. During that time, he founded the Favorite Poem Project, a program dedicated to celebrating, documenting and encouraging poetry’s role in Americans’ lives. Pinsky has taught at both Wellesley College and the University of California, Berkeley, and currently teaches in the graduate writing program at Boston University. He served as a Chancellor for The Academy of American Poets from 2004 to 2010.

Book signing and reception to follow.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. 

Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Laptime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   978-318-3358   childrens@concordlibrary.org
   

Caregivers and their newborn to 9 month old babies are invited to attend our NEW program

Up to 12 babies and caregivers

 

    Location: Main Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
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Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Club (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Branch   978-318-3350   
   

Join us at Fowler for fun with LEGOs!

We'll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

For kids in grades K-5.

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Laptime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   978-318-3358   childrens@concordlibrary.org
   

Caregivers and their newborn to 9 month old babies are invited to attend our NEW program

Up to 12 babies and caregivers

 

    Location: Main Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
elect_computer3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Computer Class: How to Buy and Sell on Craigslist (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this one hour class we will demonstrate how to sign up for a Craigslist account and how to buy and sell on Craigslist.  Open to all.

    Location: Main Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Cookbook Club (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Gugluizza   978-318-3365   bgugluizza@concordma.gov
   

What do you get when you cross a cookbook with a book group?  A Cookbook Club, of course!

Check out a copy of the next cookbook (starting on April 26th) at the library, pick a recipe (we'll  keep track to avoid duplicates), and prepare it for the program. We'll sample lots of good food, talk about what worked and what didn't, and select future cookbooks.

The next cookbook will be announced at the end of April.

Registration Required.

    Location: Fowler Library
    The registration period has not begun.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Friday May 12, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

 

Come sing and dance along with The Music Man, singer and musician Ed Morgan.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Fowler Library
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM 'Seed' Film Screening (CCHS Auditorium) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson     ktolson@minlib.net
   

Join us as we co-sponser the screening of "Seed: The Untold Story" movie at Concord Carlisle High School in the auditorium.

Free and open to all.

Learn more about Seed: the Untold Story movie.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Laptime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   978-318-3358   childrens@concordlibrary.org
   

Caregivers and their newborn to 9 month old babies are invited to attend our NEW program

Up to 12 babies and caregivers

 

    Location: Main Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 PM Picturing Emerson Gallery Tours with Leslie P. Wilson (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

Picturing Emerson Gallery Tour  

with Leslie P. Wilson

All are welcome

    Location: Main Library (Art Gallery)
 
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book-A-Mystery Discussion Group (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pat Pluskal   978-318-3350   ppluskal@minlib.net
   

Love a good mystery? Copies of this month’s title are available at the Branch to check out.

 

 

    Location: Fowler Library
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elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Friday May 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

 

Come sing and dance along with The Music Man, singer and musician Ed Morgan.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Laptime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   978-318-3358   childrens@concordlibrary.org
   

Caregivers and their newborn to 9 month old babies are invited to attend our NEW program

Up to 12 babies and caregivers

 

    Location: Main Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Computer Class: Introduction to Library Digital Media (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this one hour class we will give a demo on all the digital media services the Library has to offer to Concord residents - OverDrive, Hoopla, Zinio and OneClick. Free and open to all.

    Location: Main Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Laptime (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   978-318-3358   childrens@concordlibrary.org
   

Caregivers and their newborn to 9 month old babies are invited to attend our NEW program

Up to 12 babies and caregivers

 

    Location: Main Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Girls Who Code Club (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kerry Cronin   978-318-3377   kcronin@concordma.gov
   

The Girls Who Code Club meets weekly and is run by volunteer instructors for girls in grades 6-12.

It starts January 11th and runs until May 31st. 

 Girls Who Code is a national program designed to inspire, educate, and prepare girls with computing and problem solving skills to pursue 21st Century opportunities.  You must be registered to participate.

 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

 

Come sing and dance along with The Music Man, singer and musician Ed Morgan.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Fowler Library
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Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM LEGO Club (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Branch   978-318-3350   
   

Join us at Fowler for fun with LEGOs!

We'll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

For kids in grades K-5.

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Computer Class: Keep in Touch with Skype (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this one hour class we will show you how to set up a Skype account and how to video chat with your friends and loved ones via Skype.  Free and open to all.

    Location: Main Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Cookbook Club (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Gugluizza   978-318-3365   bgugluizza@concordma.gov
   

What do you get when you cross a cookbook with a book group?  A Cookbook Club, of course!

Check out a copy of the next cookbook (starting on May 31st) at the library, pick a recipe (we'll  keep track to avoid duplicates), and prepare it for the program. We'll sample lots of good food, talk about what worked and what didn't, and select future cookbooks.

The next cookbook will be announced at the end of May.

Registration Required.

    Location: Fowler Library
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Tolson   978-318-3350   ktolson@minlib.net
   

For children ages 2 & 3 and their caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and play! This interactive storytime is designed for busy toddlers and their caregivers. No sign up required. 

    Location: Fowler Library
Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fowler Library   978-318-3350   fowler@concordlibrary.org
   

 

Come sing and dance along with The Music Man, singer and musician Ed Morgan.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book-A-Mystery Discussion Group (Fowler Branch) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pat Pluskal   978-318-3350   ppluskal@minlib.net
   

Love a good mystery? Copies of this month’s title are available at the Branch to check out.

 

 

    Location: Fowler Library
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
elect_computer3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Computer Class: Twitter 101 (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this one hour class we will demonstrate how to use Twitter.  Open to all.

    Location: Main Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
Friday July 7, 2017 -  Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Concord, Which is my Rome: Henry Thoreau and His Home Town Exhibition (Main Art Gallery) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

At the Gallery

Learn more about the Thoreau Bicentennial Offerings at the Concord Free Public Library

    Location: Main Library (Art Gallery)
Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Gala Exhibition Opening - Concord, which is my Rome (Main Library) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Poster -

 

Gala Exhibition Opening

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. CFPL rotunda

Including lecture by Laura Dassow Walls, "Our True Paradise": Thoreau's Concord and the Ecstasy of the Commons

 

    Location: Main Library
Saturday September 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Thoreau Bicentennial: Lecture by Elizabeth Hall Witherell (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

Thoreau Bicentennial 

Lecture by Elizabeth Hall Witherell, "I think I could write a poem to be called Concord": Thoreau Expresses the Inexpressible

CFPL Rotunda

    Location: Main Library
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Thoreau Bicentennial: Lecture by Robert Thorson (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

Thoreau Bicentennial 

Lecture by Robert Thorson, The Boatman: Henry David THoreau's River Years

CFPL Rotunda

    Location: Main Library
Saturday October 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Thoreau Bicentennial: Lecture by Robert A. Gross (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

Thoreau Bicentennial 

Lecture by Robert A. Gross, "The Nick of Time": Coming of Age in Thoreau's Concord

CFPL Rotunda

    Location: Main Library
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Saturday October 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Thoreau Bicentennial: Lecture by Robert N. Hudspeth (Main) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

 

Thoreau Bicentennial 

Lecture by Robert N. Hudspeth, Thoreau's Concord in His Correspondence

CFPL Rotunda

    Location: Main Library
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