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Happy City Indeed

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years Lowell Reads Happy City program. Whether you read the book, participated in the discussion, or took in the documentary Urbanized, or the Lowell Walks panel discussion, or the jazz concert, or danced laughed and smiled at our block party—we were truly happy to see so many people…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss “Happy City” by Charles Montgomery – Thursday, September 8 – 6:30PM (LOWELL READS 2016 Kick-off Event)

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. You may also reserve a copy by calling the Community Planning Department at 978-674-1542. For more information about this group please contact…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown – Thursday, July 7 – 6:30PM

Pollard Library Non-Fiction book club happens at 6:30 on the first Thursday of every month. It 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. You may also reserve a copy by…
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Non-Fiction Book Club to discuss “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight” by Alexandra Fuller – Thursday, May 5 – 6:30PM

From the book jacket: In Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller's endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller's debut…
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Irish Concert – Easter Rising Commemorative Celebration – Wednesday, May 4th – 6PM

[caption id="attachment_3179" align="alignnone" width="240"] Paul Carrol Irish Baladeer[/caption] This spring marks the 100th anniversary of the Irish Republic's Easter Rising we are hosting a historic commemoration featuring a display of historic photos detailing the history of the Easter Rising.  Dave McKean will give a short talk followed by a performance by Irish Balladeer Paul Carroll.…
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An Evening with B.A. Shapiro – Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Pollard Library Foundation's Tenth Annual Meet the Author event features B.A. Shapiro, Thursday, April 21, at 6:30PM. The highly anticipated annual events features book signing and hors d'oeuvres in the magestic setting of Memorial Hall (the Pollard's 2nd Floor Reference Room). Suggested Donation: $50 per person. Proceeds to benefit the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation.…
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