Concord, MA


 Update

 

Wednesday July 8, 2020 - Thursday December 31, 2020
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Curbside Pickup (Main Library)

Available by appointment only at the Main Library Monday through Friday between 10:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Click here to book your Curbside Pickup appointment. 

LOCATION: Main Library

Available by appointment only at the Main Library Monday through Friday between 10:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Click here to book your Curbside Pickup appointment. 

LOCATION: Main Library

Monday September 21, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Tuesday September 22, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
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Wednesday September 23, 2020 - Wednesday September 30, 2020
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The Call of the Forest: film screening and Zoom discussion

Screen the film in advance between 9/23 and 9/29 by registering below, and we will send you a link to the film and the Zoom discussion. 


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Film Discussion - Call of the Forest 

Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00 PM (Zoom)

Join us for a discussion of the film, Call of the Forest. Take a walk in the woods with beloved Irish-Canadian scientist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, as she reveals our profound human connection to the ancient & sacred northern forests and the essential role that they play in sustaining the health of our planet. 

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

Screen the film in advance between 9/23 and 9/29 by registering below, and we will send you a link to the film and the Zoom discussion. 


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Film Discussion - Call of the Forest 

Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00 PM (Zoom)

Join us for a discussion of the film, Call of the Forest. Take a walk in the woods with beloved Irish-Canadian scientist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, as she reveals our profound human connection to the ancient & sacred northern forests and the essential role that they play in sustaining the health of our planet. 

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

 
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The Climate Ribbon Project (Main Library)

All week 9/23-9/30 - Outside Concord Free Public Library

The Climate Ribbon is an arts ritual to grieve what each of us stands to lose to Climate Chaos, and affirm our solidarity as we unite to fight against it. Write and share what you most love and don't want to lose to climate change on a 2-foot ribbon. Use a ribbon or strip of fabric from home or pick one up from the Main Library's Sudbury entrance area. Drop off your completed ribbon in the collection box at the Main Library's Sudbury entrance area, or tie your ribbon with the other ribbons on display.

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

LOCATION: Main Library Lawn

All week 9/23-9/30 - Outside Concord Free Public Library

The Climate Ribbon is an arts ritual to grieve what each of us stands to lose to Climate Chaos, and affirm our solidarity as we unite to fight against it. Write and share what you most love and don't want to lose to climate change on a 2-foot ribbon. Use a ribbon or strip of fabric from home or pick one up from the Main Library's Sudbury entrance area. Drop off your completed ribbon in the collection box at the Main Library's Sudbury entrance area, or tie your ribbon with the other ribbons on display.

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

LOCATION: Main Library Lawn

Wednesday September 23, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Story Time with Royce on Zoom

Join us on Zoom for some short stories, songs, & rhymes!

This is a great way to build early literacy skills.

This program is geared for pre-schoolers, but all ages are welcome to join.

The stories this week will focus on sustainability and gratitude for our earth.

Register to receive Zoom link.

CONTACT: Royce McGrath  978-3183-358  RnMcGrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

Join us on Zoom for some short stories, songs, & rhymes!

This is a great way to build early literacy skills.

This program is geared for pre-schoolers, but all ages are welcome to join.

The stories this week will focus on sustainability and gratitude for our earth.

Register to receive Zoom link.

CONTACT:
  Royce McGrath
  978.3183.358
   RnMcGrath@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday September 23, 2020 - Wednesday September 30, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Climate Reality & How to Talk to Your Kids About It

Virtual presentations by long-time Climate Reality mentors:

Keith Bergman, Concord Resident, retired municipal manager, MAPC past president

Harriet Shugarman, Executive Director of Climate Mama and Author of Talking to Your Kids about Climate Change, Turning Angst to Action

Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM (Premiering on the Town of Concord's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TownofConcordMA)

Tune in for virtual presentations from two influencers and leaders in the climate movement, Keith Bergman and Harriet Shugarman-- both long-time mentors with The Climate Reality Project founded by former Vice President Al Gore.

Through a Climate Reality “Truth in 10” presentation, learn about the climate crisis and its solutions from Concord resident Keith Bergman, one of the first fifty trained by Mr. Gore in 2006, and a leader of Climate Reality’s Boston Metro Chapter.

Learn how to talk to your kids about climate change from author Harriet Shugarman, Executive Director of ClimateMama, chair of Climate Reality’s New York City Metro Chapter, and recipient of Climate Reality’s 2017 Green Ring Award.

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

LOCATION: Online

Virtual presentations by long-time Climate Reality mentors:

Keith Bergman, Concord Resident, retired municipal manager, MAPC past president

Harriet Shugarman, Executive Director of Climate Mama and Author of Talking to Your Kids about Climate Change, Turning Angst to Action

Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM (Premiering on the Town of Concord's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TownofConcordMA)

Tune in for virtual presentations from two influencers and leaders in the climate movement, Keith Bergman and Harriet Shugarman-- both long-time mentors with The Climate Reality Project founded by former Vice President Al Gore.

Through a Climate Reality “Truth in 10” presentation, learn about the climate crisis and its solutions from Concord resident Keith Bergman, one of the first fifty trained by Mr. Gore in 2006, and a leader of Climate Reality’s Boston Metro Chapter.

Learn how to talk to your kids about climate change from author Harriet Shugarman, Executive Director of ClimateMama, chair of Climate Reality’s New York City Metro Chapter, and recipient of Climate Reality’s 2017 Green Ring Award.

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

LOCATION: Online

Wednesday September 23, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Virtual Writing Studio

Welcome to the VIRTUAL WRITING STUDIO

Open to individuals grades 3-8, or older or younger, based on request.

Join resident poet and Children's Library Assistant Cary Stough for a writing-themed mid-day break.

Collaborative poems, hilarious and engaging POWERPOINT presentations, etc.

No writing experience required.

Register for Zoom link!
 

CONTACT: Cary Stough  cmstough@minlib.net
The registration period has ended.

Welcome to the VIRTUAL WRITING STUDIO

Open to individuals grades 3-8, or older or younger, based on request.

Join resident poet and Children's Library Assistant Cary Stough for a writing-themed mid-day break.

Collaborative poems, hilarious and engaging POWERPOINT presentations, etc.

No writing experience required.

Register for Zoom link!
 

CONTACT:
  Cary Stough
  
   cmstough@minlib.net

The registration period has ended.

Thursday September 24, 2020
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8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Thursday Morning Meditation

Thursday Mornings in September: Join Be Well Be Here on Thursdays for a 30-minute morning meditation practice with the CFPL, and start your day with a moment of ease. Discover mindful tools that center the body, settle the mind, and open the door to wellbeing.

Every Thursday in September from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Please register below for the Zoom link.  

LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

Thursday Mornings in September: Join Be Well Be Here on Thursdays for a 30-minute morning meditation practice with the CFPL, and start your day with a moment of ease. Discover mindful tools that center the body, settle the mind, and open the door to wellbeing.

Every Thursday in September from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Please register below for the Zoom link.  

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Story Time from Fowler on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Join Branch Librarian Dorrie for stories, songs, and rhymes. Please register to receive the zoom link.

CONTACT: Dorrie Karlin  978-318-3350  dkarlin@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
There are many spaces available.

Join Branch Librarian Dorrie for stories, songs, and rhymes. Please register to receive the zoom link.

CONTACT:
  Dorrie Karlin
  978.318.3350
   dkarlin@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Friday September 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Singalong with Ed Morgan

 

Join us for an interactive sing-along with Ed Morgan, “The Music Man.”

Learn fun ways to connect with your family through music. This family-friendly performance will have everyone up moving, dancing and singing.

Register below and we'll send you the Zoom link.

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

CONTACT: Royce McGrath  978-318-3358  RnMcGrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

 

Join us for an interactive sing-along with Ed Morgan, “The Music Man.”

Learn fun ways to connect with your family through music. This family-friendly performance will have everyone up moving, dancing and singing.

Register below and we'll send you the Zoom link.

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

CONTACT:
  Royce McGrath
  978.318.3358
   RnMcGrath@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Saturday September 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
RESCHEDULED-Virtual Writing Studio

Uh oh! In accordance with Library operating hours, The Virtual Writing Studio has been moved to Wednesdays from 2-3PM.

CONTACT: Cary Stough  cmstough@minlib.net

Uh oh! In accordance with Library operating hours, The Virtual Writing Studio has been moved to Wednesdays from 2-3PM.

CONTACT:
  Cary Stough
  
   cmstough@minlib.net

Monday September 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
Tuesday September 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Nature Connection Storytime

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Join The Nature Connection through Zoom as we explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with ourselves and those around us in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!

The Nature Connection believes everyone (of all abilities and backgrounds) should have access to nature, and offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection. 

Join us during Climate Preparedness Week as we explore how plants and animals respond to changes in their environment, the importance of bio-diversity and amazing resiliency of nature.

This Zoom program is geared to ages 3 - 6 years old.

Register to receive the Zoom link. 

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

CONTACT: Royce McGrath  978-318-3358  RnMcGrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

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Join The Nature Connection through Zoom as we explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with ourselves and those around us in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!

The Nature Connection believes everyone (of all abilities and backgrounds) should have access to nature, and offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection. 

Join us during Climate Preparedness Week as we explore how plants and animals respond to changes in their environment, the importance of bio-diversity and amazing resiliency of nature.

This Zoom program is geared to ages 3 - 6 years old.

Register to receive the Zoom link. 

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

CONTACT:
  Royce McGrath
  978.318.3358
   RnMcGrath@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Nature Connection

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Join The Nature Connection through Zoom as we explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with ourselves and those around us in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!

The Nature Connection believes everyone (of all abilities and backgrounds) should have access to nature, and offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection. 

Join us during Climate Preparedness Week as we explore how plants and animals respond to changes in their environment, the importance of bio-diversity and amazing resiliency of nature.

This Zoom program is geared to ages 6 - 10 years old.

Register to receive the Zoom link. 

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

CONTACT: Royce McGrath  978-318-3358  RnMcGrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

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Join The Nature Connection through Zoom as we explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with ourselves and those around us in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!

The Nature Connection believes everyone (of all abilities and backgrounds) should have access to nature, and offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection. 

Join us during Climate Preparedness Week as we explore how plants and animals respond to changes in their environment, the importance of bio-diversity and amazing resiliency of nature.

This Zoom program is geared to ages 6 - 10 years old.

Register to receive the Zoom link. 

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

CONTACT:
  Royce McGrath
  978.318.3358
   RnMcGrath@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

Wednesday September 30, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual Family Concert - Rockabye Beats

Rockabye Beats is a fun, family group whose music is reminiscent of founder’s Marcos Valles’s Puerto Rico. 

Join us the last Wednesday of each month at 10 am. Register below and we'll share the Zoom link.
 
Enjoy an interactive 30 minute concert that includes movement, dancing, counting, singing, a little bit of Spanish vocabulary. We'll also have an instrument show and tell with drums, guitar, rhythm instruments, and xylophone.  
 
Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!
CONTACT: Royce McGrath  978-318-3358  RnMcGrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

Rockabye Beats is a fun, family group whose music is reminiscent of founder’s Marcos Valles’s Puerto Rico. 

Join us the last Wednesday of each month at 10 am. Register below and we'll share the Zoom link.
 
Enjoy an interactive 30 minute concert that includes movement, dancing, counting, singing, a little bit of Spanish vocabulary. We'll also have an instrument show and tell with drums, guitar, rhythm instruments, and xylophone.  
 
Sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library - thank you, Friends!
CONTACT:
  Royce McGrath
  978.318.3358
   RnMcGrath@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Fowler By Appointment (Fowler)

LOCATION: Fowler Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Visit Main Library By Appointment (Main)

LOCATION: Main Library
The registration period has ended.
 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nature Connection Storytime

.       

Join The Nature Connection through Zoom as we explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with ourselves and those around us in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!

The Nature Connection believes everyone (of all abilities and backgrounds) should have access to nature, and offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection. 

Join us during Climate Preparedness Week as we explore how plants and animals respond to changes in their environment, the importance of bio-diversity and amazing resiliency of nature.

This Zoom program is geared to ages 11 and up. Register to receive the Zoom link.

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

CONTACT: Royce McGrath  9783183358  RnMcGrath@minlib.net
LOCATION: Online
The registration period has ended.

.       

Join The Nature Connection through Zoom as we explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with ourselves and those around us in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!

The Nature Connection believes everyone (of all abilities and backgrounds) should have access to nature, and offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection. 

Join us during Climate Preparedness Week as we explore how plants and animals respond to changes in their environment, the importance of bio-diversity and amazing resiliency of nature.

This Zoom program is geared to ages 11 and up. Register to receive the Zoom link.

 

For the second year, Concord Free Public Library and the Sustainability Division are collaborating to participate in Climate Preparedness Week, a nationwide initiative organized by CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather).

CONTACT:
  Royce McGrath
  9783183358
   RnMcGrath@minlib.net

LOCATION: Online

The registration period has ended.


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