Library Hours The Library will be closed on April 5 for Easter Sunday and April 20, 2015 for Patriots' Day. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


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Music From the LibraryMusic from the Library will conclude the season at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Main Library featuring the Janus Trio performing music by Paul Lansky, Jason Treuting, David Lang and others. Free admission. Advance reservations required. [Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on 3/28]

Joseph AndrewsThursday Author Series will present Joseph Andrews, author of Literary Concord Uncovered: Revealing Thoreau, Emerson, Alcott, Hawthorne, and Fuller on April 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Library Periodical Room. Open to all.

Seed Lending LibOur Seed Lending Library will present It's All About the Soil with Ben Barken of Home Harvest on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Fowler Branch Library. Open to all.

April ClassesThe next Downloading Library eBooks to Your Kindle class will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Fowler Branch Library. Click here to register online.

Karina Borowicz Weekend Poetry Reading will host award-winning poet Karina Borowicz with a book signing reception on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Trustees' Room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Open to all. (This event was rescheduled from February.)

Book CoverLibrary Book Discussion Group will read Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Trustees' Room. Discussion will be led by Professor Dennis Taylor. Open to all.

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