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Black Voices & Anti-Racist Material Selections at the Pollard

As we approach Juneteenth, it's important to recognize that Lowell  has always been a diverse community and the Pollard Memorial Library remains an open and inclusive environment for all our citizens regardless of race, gender, or identity. This guide represents some materials on black voices and the issues of racism in our country from its roots…
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Become an Indoor Tourist!

During this downtime museums, zoos, and aquariums have been providing content for free online for those stuck inside. Here are a few of my personal favorites that are definitely worth checking out. Even though they’re closed, zoos and aquariums are still being run by their fantastic staff and caretakers. Many of which are using #closedbutstillcaring…
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Our consortium's central site is moving their offices this weekend which means our internal computer system will be offline for the entire weekend.* We will be open for regular hours (9am-5pm) this Saturday, June 27, 2015 however please note the following: There will be NO ONLINE CATALOG and LIMITED DATABASES & PATRON COMPUTERS.  You will…
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Today is Read an eBook Day #eBookDay

"Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the festivities by checking your favorite eBook out from the library, sharing your reading stories, entering to win prizes or just simply setting aside some time to read. Celebrate with your fellow readers."  Click here to share your story.
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What’s New in our Overdrive eBook Collection?

Here's a list of the newly purchased ebook and audiobook titles available for download from Overdrive. You can reserve yours at  or by clicking on the red "Electronic Resources" book on our website and then "Digital Downloads eBooks and Audiobooks." Audio Books sorted by Title * *City of Ashes* by Cassandra Clare * *Inkspell*…
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Spotlight on Freegal: Download Music for Free!

You may have noticed something different on our Electronic Resources page. Namely the new music download service we've subscribed to called Freegal. All you need is your Pollard Library card and your PIN to download music from Freegal, an online database that provides access to major labels for new and legendary artists. These MP3 files…
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