Friends of the Library Accepting Book Donations for Annual Book Sale
Friends of the Library 2017 Annual Book Sale is May 18-20 Donation Drop offs 10 AM- 1PM Saturdays: April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13 Ground Floor Meeting Room, 401 Merrimack St. Bring your gently used books to the library as donations for the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale (May 18-20, 2017). We will…Read More
A Message from Amy Woo, President of the Friends of the Library…
May 18, 2015 Dear Friends, Terrific news! This past weekend we held our annual book sale and made over $2000 from book sales, bake sales, new memberships, and general donations. These proceeds will go directly into fully funding several of Pollard’s more expensive museum passes that come due this time of year, including the New…Read More
A Children’s Shopping Day Thank You Message from the President of the Friends of the Library
December 1, 2014 Dear Friends, Thanks to your generous gifts of time, donations, and money, our 3rd Annual Children's Shopping Day was a fantastic success. One hundred seventy-five happy children walked out the door carrying bags loaded with presents for loved ones (as well as for themselves!). Meanwhile waiting in the lobby, grown ups bought…Read More
Children’s Shopping Day / City of Lights Parade Next Saturday!!! Don’t Forget to Donate!!!
The Friends of the Library are looking for donations of unwrapped gift items that a child might buy for their loved ones this Holiday season for their 3rd Annual Children's Shopping Day (Saturday, November 29) when kids aged 4-14, can shop for holiday gifts on their own or with the help of a library…Read More
Got Books? Reminder – Friends are Taking Donations for their Spring Sale this Saturday, April 19th from 10am-1pm
Have you done some spring cleaning? Have some old books and/or other media which you wouldn't mind finding a happier home? Box 'em up and bring 'em down to the Ground Floor of the library this Saturday, April 19th from 10am-1pm to donate them to the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale. The Friends will…Read More
Another Successful Children’s Shopping Day – Thank YOU Lowell!
Children's Shopping Day Event - Saturday, November 30th December 2, 2013 Dear Friends, Our second annual Children’s Shopping Day last Saturday confirmed our observation from last year’s event: children really like to shop, too! Once again, we offered over a hundred children the opportunity to shop on their own or with the help of a…Read More
3rd Annual Pollard Library Fall Fest – Saturday, October 12th – 10am-4pm
We know there's a lot going on around Lowell this weekend. Hey, there's a lot going on in Lowell any given weekend but this one is particularly busy. Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! is having their annual festival (more on that later), the American Textile History Museum is having a special Super Saturday Event, there's even a…Read More
Friends Seeking Gift Item Donations for Award Winning Children’s Shopping Day Event
The Friends of the Pollard Library will host their 2nd annual Children's Shopping Day, Saturday, November 30th. Last year's event won a Fantastic Friends Award from the Massachusetts Friends of Libraries and gives children ages 4-14 an opportunity to shop for gifts on their own or with the help of a friendly library volunteer. The…Read More
Friends Summer Sale: Take a Ballpark Tour this Summer!!
Did you enjoy the Fireworks at LeLacheur Park last Friday? I know I did. What a lovely night, great show, and superb venue. We Lowellians love our Spinners and the friendly confines of LeLacheur park but one of the great things about being in New England is we also have some truly unique and spectacular…Read More
A Message from the Friends of the Pollard Library After Their Successful Book Sale:
Many many thanks to the Members, volunteers, bakers, library staff , Executive Board and supporters of all stripes who made this year's Annual Book Sale a great success! The Friends raised almost $2,600, all of which will be used to fund the museum pass program and the many events and programs we support throughout the…Read More
Got Books? Donation Drop Off this Saturday 9am-1pm at the Library
The Friends of the Pollard Library will be at the library collecting book donations this Saturday, April 20th from 9am-1pm. They will accept books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs but please no magazines and nothing damaged, musty or moldy. Your donations will go to support the Friends' 2013 annual book sale happening this year at the…Read More
Got Books? Donation Drop-Offs for the Annual Friends Book Sale, Saturdays, March 30th & April 20th 9am-1pm at the library.
[caption id="attachment_580" align="alignnone" width="500"] Luka Sladek and his mother, Jana Sladkova[/caption] The Friends of the Library are gearing up for their annual book sale (May 15th-18th). This year they'll be back at the library. In advance of the event they are holding two book donation drop off events Saturdays, March 30th & April 20th 9am-1pm…Read More
We hope you had fun at 2013 Winterfest. We had quite a busy weekend here at the Pollard with the Meeting of the Minds Trivia Contest and the Youth Media Festival. Thank you to all the participants and congratulations to all of the winners. [caption id="attachment_860" align="alignnone" width="458"] “Power Disruptors” - Winners of the 2013…Read More
Winterfest Updates: Meeting of the Minds Trivia is ON!! & Don’t miss the Youth Media Festival
[caption id="attachment_825" align="alignnone" width="500"] View of the Monday morning clearing of Arcand Drive a.k.a. Future Home of Club Celsius[/caption] With the postponement of Lowell's Winterfest from this past weekend to February 22nd-23rd, the Friends of the Library feared they might not be able to host their Meeting of the Mind's Trivia Contest but they found…Read More