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Milkweed Seeds, Available Now!

The Pollard Seed library has returned for the fall! Milkweed seeds are now available on the first floor of the library! Monarch butterfly population numbers are in decline. We can help conservation efforts by planting milkweed.  Monarch butterflies lay their eggs on the underside of milkweed leaves. Once the caterpillar emerges, it feeds on the…
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During Public Building Closure, Your Library Card Can Still Provide You Entertainment & Learning!

The Pollard Memorial Library will continue to communicate with you any impacts to services as a result of coronavirus. It is our hope to provide more services in the very near future as we adapt to the continuing situation. As always, you can reach out Circulation Department at 978-674-4120 or talk to our Reference Department…
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New Museum Pass Reservation System is on the Way!

We're excited to announce we'll be upgrading our museum pass reservation system next week. The new system will be a better experience for patrons and will feature email notifications and reminders. The new system will go live Monday, October 30th at 12pm. No museum pass reservations will be allowed in the morning of Oct. 30th while we…
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In a Rush?!? Use one of our 15 minute only express parking spots by our Colburn St. Entrance

[caption id="attachment_2956" align="alignnone" width="500"] Our tireless custodian Ray Destrempe unloads the outside book drop next to the newly installed white sign designating the first of two 15 Minute parking spots on Colburn Street. You can just make out the sign for the other 15 minute parking area in the distance on the other side of…
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LIBRARY SYSTEMS ARE GOING OFFLINE THIS WEEKEND (JUNE 27-28)

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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Our Public Computers are Now Open for Reservations

Today's installation of new printers went well (we hope!) and our public computers are now ready to be reserved at the 2nd floor reference room. So, come on down! (Especially if you need to print—test out our new machines—tell us what you think.) We've got new photocopiers too!
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AWE Early Learning Stations

Thanks to the generosity of the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation and a grant from the Digital Federal Credit Union, the Children's Department now has two AWE early stations.  These learning stations are computers that are loaded with over 40 educational activities geared for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and early elementary school children. To learn more about…
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CDC’s Updated Autism Rates

The U.S. Center for Disease Control has released its most recent statistics for autism rates.  The new statistics show 1 in 68 children in the United States is on the autism spectrum.  One out of 42 boys is affected by autism.  The library does have an online resource for families, our Autism Resources Guide.  We…
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