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Toe-Tapping Thursdays

Come get your wiggles out with us! We will stretch, dance, and move to the beat! All children and their grownups are welcome to this drop-in activity. Yes, even “prewalkers” are invited because they can move and groove with the assistance of their grownups. Thursdays 10:30—11:30AM September 27, October 25, November 15, December 13 No…
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Suitcase Stories in the Neighborhood – THIS Sunday, September 23rd @ 2:00 in the Visitor’s Center Auditorium of Lowell National Historical Park (246 Market St)

Everyone has an immigration story. Listen to three inspiring stories from U.S. and foreign-born residents with local Lowell ties. Program includes a talk-back with the storytellers about his or her perspective on immigrant integration. Sponsored by the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation in partnership with the International Institute. This event is free and open to the public.  REGISTER HERE
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Bow WOW for Books with Prince – Wednesday, September 19th!

Hey kids, need to practice your reading?  If so, the library's "Bow WOW for Books" is just the thing for you.  Our dog friend, Prince, and his handler, Joyce, love a good story!  Prince and Joyce will be here on select Wednesdays from 5 PM - 6 PM.  Readers can sign up for 15 minute…
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Thursday Night: Lessons from Lewiston, Maine: A Refugee Story w/Cheryl Hamilton (Parker Lecture Series & Lowell Reads)

As part of Lowell Reads 2018, the Pollard Memorial Library presents Lessons from Lewiston, Maine: A Refugee Story with Cheryl Hamilton. In 2002, Lewiston, Maine garnered national attention when more than 2,500 Somali migrants chose to make the city their home. The unexpected migration changed the city forever, and the lives of many local residents,…
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STEAM Storytime scheduled for this Thursday!

The first session of our STEAM Storytime starts this coming Thursday, September 13th at 1:30 P.M.! Children ages 3 and up are welcome to join us for an afternoon of books, songs, and STEAM activities. Sign up is required. To register, call the Children’s Desk at 978-674-1529 or visit our online calendar.
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Congratulations to the Lowell Reads Summer Edition Raffle Winners!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Lowell Reads Summer Edition game. We hope that you enjoyed learning more about the resources that the library offers and also trying some new opportunities that we have available. We look forward to have more reading challenges in the future! For those of you looking to participate…
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FREE U.S. Citizenship Course starting September 5th – November 7th

Join us for a FREE 10-week Citizenship Preparation Course 2018 Fall Session: Wednesdays, September 5 -November 7, from 6pm-8pm Please note: To be eligible to take the Citizenship Preparation Course, students should be able to answer “yes” to the following questions: Have you been a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) of the U.S. for at least…
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Move and Groove!

Our August PJ Dance Party is tomorrow night at 6:30 PM. All children and their grownups are invited - bring your dancing feet! No sign up necessary.
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I Scream, You Scream

We all scream for ice cream! Kids in grades Kindergarten and older are invited to this special ice cream science program with Sub Zero Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt. On Monday, August 13 at 3 PM the folks from Sub Zero will demonstrate why liquid nitrogen makes the creamiest ice cream. Sign up is required.…
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Bow WOW for Books

Our next session of Bow WOW for Books is coming up Wednesday, August 8th from 5 P.M. - 6 P.M.! Bow WOW for Books is great program for children that need to practice their reading. We still have some sessions available to read to our therapy dog, Prince. To sign up, please call the Children's…
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A “Beary” Special Boston Bruins Event

Sign up has started for our August 6 Boston Bruins event. Children are invited to visit with Blades, the Boston Bruins mascot. Join Blades for a story, games, and other fun activities. The program starts at 10 AM. This event is for children in Kindergarten and older. Registration is required. Sign up by visiting the…
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