Library HoursThe Library will be closed on May 29 & May 30 for Memorial Day Weekend. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


HotspotThe Library is pleased to offer wireless Hotspot devices for loan to Concord patrons who are 18 years of age and older. Ask at the Main Library Circulation Desk or at the Fowler Branch. [Read Hotspot Circulation Policy]

Colin Harvey Exhibit"From Thoreau’s Seasons to Men of Concord: N.C. Wyeth Inspired" exhibit takes place in the Art Gallery April 15 – September 18, 2016 with a series of related events. It is a landmark collaboration between the Concord Free Public Library and the Concord Museum.[Read More About the Exhibit] [Accompanying Tours and Events] [Watch a Short Introduction Video] [Featured in Boston Globe]

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.


May classesThe next Drop-In Tech Help will take place on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Main Library Lobby. Bring your mobile devices and/or questions. Open to all.

Book CoverCome and meet author Liza Gardner Walsh and illustrator Hazel Mitchell of Where Do Fairies Go When It Snows on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Costumes are encouraged. Refreshments will be served. Open to all. The event is funded by the STEAM grant.

Book CoverTuesday Book Group will meet on May 10, 2016 at 9:30 - 11:15 a.m. to discuss The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan. Discussion will be led by Nancy Morrison & Kathleen Zagata, co-founders of the local chapter of the Military Family Support Group. Open to all.

Jamie Wyeth PaintingOur Children's Department will host a Look and What Do You See? art class inspired by Jamie Wyeth on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library led by local artists Joyce Saler and Terry Hathaway for children (age 10 & up) and adults. [Register]

MindfulnessMindful Wednesdays, an informal meditation practice group led by Carol Ann Hannan will meet from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. on May 11, 18 & 25, 2016 in the Main Library’s Transcendental Alcove.  All levels of experience welcome.

DVD CoverJoin us for a viewing of the documentary film Eye on the Sixties: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the Fowler Branch followed by a Q/A session with the film director Chris Szwedo. Open to the public.

John HodgenPoetry at the Library will conclude the season with the multiple award-winning poet John Hodgen on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Main Library's Periodical Room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Open to all.

Alan LightmanThursday Authors Series will present Alan Lightman, author of Screening Room: Family Pictures on May 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library's Periodical Room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. Open to all.

Teen ConversationPartering with the Rotary Club of Concord, the Library is pleased to offer a Financial Reality Forum for teens at our Fowler Branch on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  Pizza and refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

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book SaleAnnual Book Sale is 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2016 on the Main Library front lawn. (Rain date:6/11)

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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