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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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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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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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Non-Fiction Book Club to Discuss H is for Hawk in February

Our library’s long running non-fiction book club will meet Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 6:30-7:30PM to discuss H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Description from dust jacket: When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer—Helen had been captivated by hawks since childhood—she'd never before been tempted…
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World Literature Book Club to discuss Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov – Tuesday, November 20th 6:30-7:30PM

The Pollard Library World Literature book club meets at 6:30PM on the third Tuesday of every month. The meetings are free and open to the public. November Selection: Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov - discussion Tuesday, November 20th 6:30-7:30PM. For more information about this group please contact Pam Colt at 978-674-1524 or pcolt@LowellLibrary.org.
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss – The Forest Unseen by David George Haskell, Thursday, February 2nd @ 6:30 PM

Pollard Library Non-Fiction book club meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30PM in the ground floor meeting room. Our group is free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the 1st Floor Information Desk.…
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ALA Announces Coretta Scott King Book Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually by the American Library Association to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors…
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