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UML Writers On Campus Series – featuring Maureen Stanton & Diannely Antigua – Nov. 12th @ O’Leary Library

Readings by Professor Maureen Stanton and UML Alum Diannely Antigua. Tuesday, November 12th at 5:30PM  UML O'Leary Library - 61 Wilder St. Free and Open to the Public. This event is sponsored by the UML English Department. For more information, please contact Maggie Dietz, maggie_dietz@uml.edu. Maureen Stanton is the author of Body Leaping Backward: Memoir…
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Staff Selections – Alison

Alison —Reference Librarian What I enjoy—Historical Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Cookbooks, books with multiple narrators and books with multiple time periods Just Finished—Memoir--I’m Telling the Truth But I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi This is a memoir in essays. I selected it because Ikpi was scheduled as the lunch speaker at a conference I attended last week.…
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New Item – Dog Safety Kit – for Lending!

Special thanks to our friends at the Lowell Humane Society for donating this new dog safety kit.   Perfect for teaching little ones about being safe around dogs of all different breeds, the kit includes the Doggone Crazy board game, posters, activity sheets, cards, and photos of dogs. Circulates for 1 week and can be…
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Dog Safety Kit


Staff Selections – Liz

Liz – Head of Circulation What I like about our library – Our Graphic Novel collection. My last job was in a comics store and it’s great that I get to feed that love by ordering books for the section here. Favorite genres of books (and audios): Horror, Sci-fi, Fantasy, True Crime, Gardening Favorite Star…
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Staff Selections – Molly

Molly, Coordinator of Youth Services I am primarily a nonfiction junkie.  Not a surprise because I am a history major. Just Finished: Bad Blood : Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou. One problem with nonfiction can be the writing.  There is a danger of it being too dry.  An unfortunate…
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Staff Selections – Bridget

Starting this month, we'll be adding staff selections to our blogs about what staff members are reading, listening to, watching and more! We encourage you to visit the blog to read a bit more about the staff and encourage you to reach out if you'd like to access the materials that we suggest or have…
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Time Flies!

It seems like only yesterday we were kicking off our Children's and Young Adult Summer Reading programs.  Summer sure flies by!  We are currently in the last week for both programs.  This Friday, August 9, is the last day for middle and high schoolers to turn in their Summer Reading bookmarks for prizes and it's…
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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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