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Independent Film Night – TONIGHT!! – 1944

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 6:30—8:15 PM Ground Floor Community / Meeting Room The year is 1944. As the Battle of Tannenberg Line rages, Estonia finds itself helplessly trapped in the crossfire of two opposing forces. With the Red Army on the offensive, the severely outnumbered SS dig in to repel the Soviet advance on the Third…
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S.T.E.A.M. Storytime

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11 11:00—2:00 PM Ground Floor Community / Meeting Room S.T.E.A.M. afternoon storytime for Preschoolers age 3 years and older. Join us for a storytime and interactive stations to explore STEAM learning and play! Sign up is required.  Register once to attend all these storytimes - September 13, October 11, November 8, and December…
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Amy Bass Author Visit – Wednesday, Oct. 3rd – 7:00 PM

Author Amy Bass will talk about her book and the major lessons she learned about refugees and the role that they do and can play in a community. UMass Lowell Bookstore will be on hand to sell copies of her book if you are interested in getting them signed. A presentation about local refugee services…
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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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