Library HoursThe Library will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents' Day.  [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


Mind in the makingThe Library was recently awarded a Library Services and Technology Act Mind in the Making grant for $7,500 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to develop innovative programming and spaces that encourage invention and tinkering for young children. [Read Press Release]

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Catherine CollinsJoin us for a Permission to Pause session on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. to learn some simple techniques to cultivate mindfulness with Catherine Collins, RN, MS, CHES. This drop-in series will run through February 1 at noon at the Main Library.

Friday FlicksFriday Flicks at Fowler Series will begin the season with a British-Irish film directed by Julian Jerrold based on the 2003 book Becoming Jane by Jon Hunter Spence on January 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fowler Branch. Free admission. Open to all. [View Full Film Schedule]

Computer ClassesThe next computer class Introduction to Your Android Tablet will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Main Library. Open to all. [Sign Up]

Tech TuesdaysThe Library is pleased to host three tech programs for Grades 4-6 on Tuesdays, January 31, February 7 & 14, 2017 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the Main and the Fowler locations. Advance registrations are required. [View More Info] [Register for Lego Robotics] [For Scratch Programming] [For 3D Printing]

Mary BuchingerJoin us for an afternoon of poetry with Mary Buchingeron Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3:00 -4:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s “living as deliberately as Nature," Mary will read and discuss her writing practices and the landscapes of her poems. Open to all.

Henry David Thoreau

A series of lectures will be happening at the Main Library for Henry David Thoreau's Bicentennial, July 7 - October 30, 2017. Free and open to all. [Read More]


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Art Jury Our next Art Jury will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Main Library. [View More Info]

Portrait Exploration: Mixed Media by Owen Finsthwait 

Art Gallery
January 2017

MLN AppCheck out the Minuteman Library Network mobile app available for both the iOS and Android platforms. [Read More] [Download App]

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]

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

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