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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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Adult Book Tasting Coming Thursday! Reservations Required.

Looking for a new summer read? Or help with the library's Summer Reading Challenges? Our library staff will help select a variety of book genres for you to "taste" and experience. Travel from table to table and have a chance to meet a variety of different books that may suit your reading goals. Enjoy some…
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Book Bites

This coming Tuesday, July 10th at 6 P.M. join us for our first summer meeting of Book Bites!  We will be eating pizza, talking about books, and playing fun games.  Make sure to bring a favorite book, a book from your favorite series, or a book by your favorite author to share with the group. …
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Summer Reading is Magical!

It's almost summer so that means - Summer Reading!  Join us on Monday, June 25 at 7 PM for our kick off featuring magician Ed Popielazrczyk.  This magic show is for kids in Kindergarten and older and does require sign up.  Sign up by visiting the Ground Floor Children's Reference desk, call 978-674-1529 or click…
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Bow WOW for Books

Join us Wednesday, June 20th from 5 - 6 P.M. and meet our dog friend, Prince, and his handler, Joyce from our new "Bow Wow for Books" program.  Prince and Joyce will be here on select Wednesdays from 5 - 6 P.M.  Children can sign up for 15 minute sessions to practice reading to Prince. …
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Adult Summer Reading is Here!

Summer Reading… Not Just for Kids! Why should kids have all the fun this summer? The Pollard Memorial Library is happy to announce that we will be offering a special adult only summer reading challenge for patrons entitled “Lowell Reads – Summer Edition.” Pick up your game card starting today and opportunities to participate will…
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Anime Club

Today's meeting for our teen Anime Club program will unfortunately need to be cancelled because the library will be closing early.  The library will be closing at 2 P.M. today for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  Anime Club will be rescheduled to Friday, June 1st from 3:00 - 4:00 P.M.
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Digital Preservation – Things to Consider

We have been talking about best practices for preservation, but often we tend to ignore our digital collections of “stuff” until it’s too late and the computer dies or gets damaged. In current times, we enjoy the ease of information that we can have at our fingers – word documents on our phones that we…
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Kerouac Park Needs Your Help

Today, the City launched a crowdfunding campaign to renew Kerouac Park. Can we count on your support? Kerouac Park is in the heart of Downtown by Bridge Street and the Eastern Canal. Thirty years ago the City dedicated the Jack Kerouac Commemorative. Today, the park is a little rough around the edges. Fortunately, MassDevelopment has…
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Special Needs Storytime

Calling all Special Needs families!  Come join us for a morning of stories, music, and more this Saturday, May 12 at 10 AM.  Special Needs children of all abilities are invited.  Stay the entire session or as long as your child wants.   Sitting quietly is not a requirement!  Siblings are always welcome.  Questions?  Contact Molly…
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Your Personal Preservation Project

Throughout our lives, we accumulate a serious amount of “stuff” whether it’s paper or photographs, items or clothing, and our digital collection might even be bigger. Often, we want to pass along items to our family members or perhaps donate our memories to an institution that would want to use them for research or reference.…
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STEAM Afternoons

The first session of our STEAM Afternoons begins this Thursday, May 10th at 1:30 P.M.  Our first theme will be COLORS and we will be having a storytime and STEAM stations to explore.  Sign up is required.  To register, call the children's desk at 978-674-1529 or register online.
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Honoring Veterans at our Senior Center Library Branch

The Veteran’s Department has a new “Corner” at the Senior Center Branch with rotating displays of books on military subjects. Many of them are library books that you can check out right there. Our current topic is the Civil War, featuring many of our best books on battlefields, Massachusetts regiments, Mathew Brady photographs and Lowell…
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May the 4th

May the 4th Be With You!  Come visit the children's department to celebrate this holiday and check out a Star Wars book from our display and get your free wookiee bookmark.  Read you must!         
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Anime Club

Calling all anime fans!  Join us this Friday, May 4th from 3 to 4:30 P.M. to watch and discuss anime, play anime themed games, and eat Japanese snacks.  New fans and anime experts are welcome.  We will also be meeting Friday, May 25th because we had no meeting in April.  For grades 7 - 12 and…
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