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Show Your Support For MA Library Funding with ENGAGE website

The proposed state budget has been released, and the Massachusetts Library Association has mounted a campaign to engage with our legislators about state funding for libraries.  Our library users borrow TONS of materials through our network resource sharing program, state funding cuts would affect all of us.  If you care about libraries please consider taking five minutes to contact your…
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Quilt Show at the Boott December 6 through February 17, 2016

On  December 6th, 2015, "Piecing Together a Changing Planet" will open in the Boott Cotton Mills Museum Reflections Room.  Artists are frequently catalysts of change, especially when national parks are involved. Thoughts, fears and concerns were expressed in a variety of textile techniques. The interpretations are as diverse as the challenges themselves, but all of them…
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Library Closed Wednesday, November 11th Veterans Day

The library and non-emergency city offices will be closed on Wednsday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. We thank all our veterans for their service. Here are some local veterans related news and resources: Hiring Veterans: A Step-by-Step Toolkit for Employers The U.S. Department of Labor has designed America's Heroes at Work — Veterans…
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Want to Improve Your Neighborhood? Learn more about The Neighborhood Innovation Grants Program – Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 PM – 7:30 PM, Mayor’s Reception Room, City Hall

The Neighborhood Innovation Grants Program provides mini-grants of up to $1000 for collaborative, community driven neighborhood improvement projects across the city. Grant applications and program guidelines are available at www.lowellma.gov. For more information please contact Yovanni Baez-Rose, Neighborhood Planner: ybaez@lowellma.gov, 978-674-1413.
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Opioid Awareness Film Screening and Community Forum – Monday, November 9 – 6PM at Cyrus Irish Auditorium – Lowell High School

  Producer Jim Wahlberg presents the Lowell Premier of the award winning film If Only. Monday, November 9, 2015. 6 PM - 8 PM.  Cyrus Irish Auditorium, Lowell High School. Light refreshments. Free and Open to the Public. Please join this community forum to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and opioid addiction. the Greater…
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Lowell Votes Releases Candidate Guide & Hosts Two Events Before Elections Next Tuesday

City Election Day is just one week from today--Tuesday, November 4th.  Lowell Votes has released their 2015 Candidate Guide. Questions were developed by the Lowell Votes Education Committee after collecting nearly 100 survey responses that asked residents of Lowell to rank their most important issues and suggest questions to ask City Councilors. See their responses! School Committee…
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Stand Down Against Veterans Homelessness – Thursday, September 17 at 9AM at Lowell Auditorium

Please join Mayor Rodney Elliot, the U.S Veterans’ Administration (VA), Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital (Bedford VA), U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development and many others to Stand Up Ending Veterans Homelessness as veterans StandDown from service and duty to our country. Both events are being held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium located…
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Poet Claudia Rankine at UMass Lowell, Thursday, Feb. 26, 6PM (tomorrow)

Acclaimed Poet to Discuss Writing, Creative Process Thursday, Feb. 26, 6 p.m. Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine will read from her work and share insights into her creative process during this free, public event. Rankine is chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and her latest book, “Citizen: An American Lyric” was a finalist for…
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