Curbside hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 10 am – 9 pm, Friday & Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, by appointment only. For more information visit our curbside-pickup page.
Please return your items to our outside book drop. Returned items will be temporarily quarantined before being checked into the system, so patrons may experience a delay in seeing them removed from their account.
Next week, (just in time for Veterans Day) Middlesex Community College will host two workshops led by Millie Rahn, oral historian and trainer for the Veterans History Project (VHP) at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress. The workshops will be held at 9 a.m. and at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov.8, in the Assembly Room of the MCC Federal Building in Lowell.
The intensive 90-minute workshops will cover topics such as finding people to interview, doing background research, sample questions, creating a transcript, and maintaining a paper trail for those who want to archive interviews in public or private collections. They will also cover interviewing techniques, audio versus video interviews, one-on-one versus group interviews, and how to create the best possible audio or video document with various kinds of technology.
The workshops are free and open to the public. For more information about the workshops, contact Sheri Denk at 978-656-3159 or firstname.lastname@example.org.