Library HoursThe Library will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day. The Main Library is open on Sundays. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


MLN AppThe Minuteman Library Network has launched a library mobile app.  Users now have the ability to carry the library in their pocket. The app is released for both the iOS and Android platforms. [Read More] [Download App]

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.


HalloweenJoin us for a Halloween Sing-a-long with Ed Morgan on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Costumes are encouraged. Open to all.

UlrichThe annual Ruth Ratner Miller Award for Excellence in American History will be presented by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library to Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, author of
A Midwife's Tale : the Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library Lobby. Tickets are available at the Main Library and the Concord Bookshop.  Adults $15, Students $5.

Author FestivalConcord Festival of Authors will present New Literary Voices on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at our Fowler Branch Library. Three emerging writers Jennifer S. Brown, Louise Miller and Mary Waters-Sayer will discuss and read from their work. Moderator: Dottie MacKeen. Free and open to all.

Grace Lin TalkThe Leslie Riedel Memorial Lecture for Young People Series will present children's author & illustrator Grace Lin on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Lobby. Open to all. Advance registrations are strongly recommended and will begin on November 1. [Press Release][Sign Up]

Author FestivalConcord Festival of Authors will present Mystery Night on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library Lobby. The event is free and open to all.

Book CoverThe Library will host a book talk presented by Randall Warniers on the life of Charlotte Bronte and her novel Jane Eyre on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fowler Library to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Bronte's birth. Open to all.

Book CoverTuesday Book Group will read Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry on November 8, 2016 at 9:30 - 11:15 a.m. in the Trustees' Room. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library's Circulation Desk. All are welcome.

Book CoverThursday Author Series will present Paul Callahan, author of Door in Dark Water on November 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Open to all.

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Align: Magical Symmetries: Mixed Media by Siri Smedvig

Art Gallery
October 2016

Halloween ReadsCheck out the Halloween Reads titles recommended by our library staff.

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]

Lynda.comIntroducing our newest online database subscription - an online learning website with over 4,000 courses. 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 residents free access to 440,000+ movies, TV episodes, music albums, eBooks and audiobooks. Instantly available. [How to Access Hoopla]

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