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New Pass for the Summer

This summer we have a new pass for special needs families courtesy of Blue Wave Recreation in Tewksbury. Blue Wave provides inclusive, autism friendly recreation for all ages and all abilities. For details about this pass visit our Museum Pass page.  Thank you, Blue Wave Recreation!
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Lowell Reads Summer Edition 2019 is available now!

Summer Reading… Not Just for Kids! Why should kids have all the fun this summer? The Pollard Memorial Library is happy to announce that we will be offering a special adult only summer reading challenge again this year for patrons entitled “Lowell Reads – Summer Edition.” Pick up your game card starting today and opportunities…
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Non-Ficiton Book Club to Discuss Winter World in April

Our library’s long running non-fiction book club will meet Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 6:30-7:30PM to discuss  Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich. Description from dust jacket: From flying hot-blooded squirrels and diminutive kinglets to sleeping black bears and torpid turtles to frozen insects and frogs, the animal kingdom relies on…
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Join Us as We Offer a Collection of programs to Celebrate Kerouac’s Birthday Weekend – March 5 – 10, 2019.

Thank you to all of the local partners who are helping us to celebrate Jack's 97th birthday from March 5 - 9  including some excellent group discussions, our marathon reading of On the Road, and much more! Please join us for one or more of these amazing events. Kerouac Birthday Week Schedule of Events TUESDAY, MARCH…
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Be Curious! February’s Topic is Identity Theft!

Be Curious and Never Stop Learning. Want to learn about something new or share your experiences with others who want to learn from you? Each month, a new topic will be selected by the group who attends. We'll be exploring technology, life experiences, online resources, community assets, and more while having a combination of presentation…
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Special Bow Wow for Books Storytime to Kick Off Kids’ Week!

For children, ages 4-8  Join us for a special winter storytime featuring our therapy dog Prince and his handler Joyce! We will be reading winter and dog themed stories, singing songs, playing instruments, and making a craft. Make sure to stay after storytime for a special meet and greet with Prince! *Prince and Joyce are…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to Discuss Revolutionary Mothers in March

Our library’s long running non-fiction book club will meet Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 6:30-7:30PM to discuss Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence by Carol Berkin. Description from dust jacket: The American Revolution was a home-front war that brought scarcity, bloodshed, and danger into the life of every American, and Carol Berkin…
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Spring Citizenship Class is now enrolling!

Join others on the path to citizenship by participating in the Pollard Memorial Library's citizenship class program Enroll in our 10 week class, running Wednesdays, starting March 6th through May 8th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in our meeting room. For more information on our Citizenship program and other opportunities, please visit our Citizenship Corner…
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Special Needs Play Group

Special Needs children of all abilities and their families are invited to this Saturday's Special Needs Play Group.  Join us for music, movement, and more!  The fun starts at 10 AM.
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Library is Celebrating the Lowell Quarter Launch!

In honor of next week's quarter launch, the Pollard Memorial Library has created a collection of books for check out focused on the history of money, some of the greatest coins (and errors) in history, as well as the state and now National parks quarters. We encourage you to visit our display on the First…
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City of Lowell Warming Center Announced

Lowell City Manager Eileen Donoghue has directed Lowell Emergency Management to active the Local Warming Center, which will be held at the Lowell Senior Center, 276 Broadway Street, Lowell from Wednesday, January 30th at 8:00 pm and will remain open until Friday, February 1st at 8:00 am. The Local Warming Shelter will be managed by…
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Do you miss one of the most popular reads in 2018?

Our consortium compiled a listing of the 100 most popular books that circulated at our libraries in 2018. If you would like to request one of these books, feel free to contact us through our Ask a Librarian form or by calling 978-674-4121. Make sure that you have your library card ready. We'd be happy…
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Bow WOW for Books Reading Experience has a new time on January 15th!

Hey, kids! Need to practice your reading?  If so, the library's "Bow WOW for Books" is just the thing for you.  Our dog friend, Prince, and his handler Joyce, love a good story!  Prince and Joyce will be here on Tuesday, January 15th from 3:30—4:30 pm.  Readers can sign up for 15 minute slots.  Reserve…
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