Library HoursThe Library will be closed on July 2, 3, 4 & 9, 2016. Also closed on Sundays for the summer. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


Summer Reading LogoSummer Reading Program On Your Mark, Get Set...Read is June 6 - August 20, 2016 sponsored by the Concord Free Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. [How to Sign Up] [View More Info & Summer Reading Events]

What's NewNew books are added to the library collections daily. Click here to view our What's New in real time. For New York Times Bestsellers, click here.


Book CoverA special summer book discussion will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Trustees' Room as we will be reading and talking about Born to Run: a Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library. Open to all.

Press ReleaseJoin us for The Thoreau Pencil: A New Look At Sources & Composition a presentation by Henrik Otterberg and Feng-I Tai on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Periodical Room. [View More Info]

Kevin DupontSummer Reading Program will present An evening with Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe Sr. Writer who will interview three Concord Olympic athletes: Laurie Baker, Ice Hockey, Anne (Marden) Grainger, Rowing, and Michael Marx, Fencing on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Open to all.

Computer ClassesThe next evening computer class Using Library Digital Media will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Feel free to bring your mobile devices. Open to all. [Sign Up]

NewpoliConcert on the Lawn series will present Newpoli performing music from the South of Italy laced with influences from all of the surrounding Mediterranean cultures on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. on the Main Library front lawn. Free and open to all.

Pan Summer Reading Program will host a Tai Chi with Mr. Tai-Chun Pan workshop on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on the Main Library Lawn. Mr. Pan, a Concord resident, is an experienced teacher of Tai Chi since 1980. Free and open to all.

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Colin Harvey Exhibit From "Thoreau’s Seasons" to "Men of Concord": N.C. Wyeth Inspired" [Read More About the Exhibit] [Accompanying Tours and Events] [Watch a Short Introduction Video] [Featured on WGBH TV]

Art Gallery
April 15 – September 18, 2016

HotspotThe Library is pleased to offer wireless Hotspot devices for loan to Concord residents who are 18 years of age and older. [Read Hotspot Circulation Policy]

Seed Lending LibraryOur Seed Lending Library is now open for the summer. Visit the website for more info and activities. Happy gardening!

Lynda.comIntroducing our newest online database subscription - an online video learning website. Remote access is available to Concord residents only. [Go to database]


Zinio Digital Magazines an online newsstand available to our Concord patrons. [Click here to sign in with your library card] [How to Access Zinio]

hooplaHoopla Digital offers Concord patrons free access to movies, TV episodes, music albums, eBooks and audiobooks. Instantly available. [How to Access Hoopla]

OverDriveFree library eBooks, eAudiobooks & Streaming Videos for Your Computer or Mobile Device Powered by OverDrive [View More Info]

ArtReturn your "awesome" reads in the Awesome Books Box and we will tag and share them with others online! [Click Here]

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NextReadsWhat should I read next? Our NextReads eNewsletter will provide you with reading suggestions. [Sign Up and View Sample Newsletters ]

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