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Citizenship Classes Online Starting Soon!

Are you ready and eligible to become a U.S. citizen? Enroll in our 8-week remote citizenship class and come to learn and practice the skills you need to pass your citizenship interview. The class will meet once a week for evening students and twice a week for morning students, starting the week of January 25…
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Did you miss our DeCluttering Program and want to learn more?

It's January and maybe you've suggested that you declutter your life for the better. At the end of December 2020, we offered a program with Maile Shoul called Creating Peace and Sanity at Home with the KonMari Method™ - We've now uploaded to our YouTube Channel for your viewing pleasure. If videos aren't your thing, please…
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Staff Picks 2020

During quarantine, the Pollard Library staff had plenty of time to read. Here are some of our favorite books published this year. Although the library building is closed to visitors, you can still request items to be picked up curbside. Simply place a hold or fill out our request form. We’ll let you know when…
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PML Presents a Special Marathon Inspired Reading for the Holidays!

Our 2020 Jack Kerouac Marathon reading was to feature his first novel, The Town and the City in late March. The event was postponed indefinitely because of the COVID 19 pandemic. This video features locals reading a Christmas themed chapter from that novel. Thank you to all who participated. Presented by the Staff of the…
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Library’s Scavenger Hunt Goes Digital!

For the last few years, we've decorated the Library and had a scavenger hunt for patrons. Due to COVID, we are moving the scavenger hunt to a digital format. You can see many of the window displays from outside the Library as we decorated the Ground Floor to get us in the holiday spirit. You…
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Need Tech Help?

Do you need a refresher on tech skills, job search capabilities,  or just want to get more comfortable on the computer? Our IT Specialist has put together a list of resources that you can use at home to practice your skills. Check it out at Tech @ Home on our website - https://lowelllibrary.org/services/tech-home or review the…
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Make Sure You Vote!

Voting is one of our most important civic duties. This year, we have the opportunity to vote for President and Vice President, one of our U.S. Senators, our Representative in the U.S. Congress, State Senators and Representatives, and two ballot questions. Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, is quickly approaching, but you don’t have to wait…
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Nobel Prize Winning Reading

On Thursday, October 8, American poet Louise GlĂĽck was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature. The committee cited "her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." GlĂĽck published her first collection, Firstborn, in 1968, and through the years has received many accolades. She was named U.S. poet laureate in 2003.…
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated by American citizens whose ancestry is traced back to Spain, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Hispanic Heritage Month runs September 15 through October 15 and it starts on the 15th, because it is the independence days of 5 countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and…
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month & Read!

Autumn in New England – Get Reading!

There’s nothing like fall in New England--the foliage, the flannel, the apple orchards. Check out these 10 reads, set in New England, that evoke a cozy autumn atmosphere. These stories will have you sipping pumpkin spice lattes and seeing witches around every corner. Practical Magic - Alice Hoffman Book | eBook | Audiobook In a…
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Resources at the Library

On Friday night, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. In 1972, she became the first tenured female faculty member in Columbia Law School's history. As a lawyer, she fought against gender discrimination, arguing six cases in front of the Supreme Court and winning five. Jimmy Carter appointed her…
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September is Self-Care Awareness Month

September is a time to focus on taking care of ourselves and making ourselves a priority. It is important and essential for our well-being. True self-care if keeping yourself the focus of your own life. It’s paying attention to how you feel, communicating clearly, and speaking up for yourself – no guilt allowed! Most people…
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