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Hail to the Chief!

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February is Black History Month

Here are a few reading recommendations for Black History month from our library intern, Lauren Ordway an English Major at UML.  Black History Month is a month-long celebration in February surrounding the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans within the history of the United States. Starting as just a week, it soon evolved into a…
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Best Books of 2020

Every year, magazines, websites, newspapers, book review journals, awards committees, and libraries share their lists of the best books of the year. Some lists only include the very top, with 10 titles. Others include books form various genres and can be as long as 200 books once all are combined. Looking at these lists is…
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Citizenship Classes Online Starting Soon!

Are you ready and eligible to become a U.S. citizen? Enroll in our 8-week remote citizenship class and come to learn and practice the skills you need to pass your citizenship interview. The class will meet once a week for evening students and twice a week for morning students, starting the week of January 25…
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Did you miss our DeCluttering Program and want to learn more?

It's January and maybe you've suggested that you declutter your life for the better. At the end of December 2020, we offered a program with Maile Shoul called Creating Peace and Sanity at Home with the KonMari Method™ - We've now uploaded to our YouTube Channel for your viewing pleasure. If videos aren't your thing, please…
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Staff Picks 2020

During quarantine, the Pollard Library staff had plenty of time to read. Here are some of our favorite books published this year. Although the library building is closed to visitors, you can still request items to be picked up curbside. Simply place a hold or fill out our request form. We’ll let you know when…
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PML Presents a Special Marathon Inspired Reading for the Holidays!

Our 2020 Jack Kerouac Marathon reading was to feature his first novel, The Town and the City in late March. The event was postponed indefinitely because of the COVID 19 pandemic. This video features locals reading a Christmas themed chapter from that novel. Thank you to all who participated. Presented by the Staff of the…
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Library’s Scavenger Hunt Goes Digital!

For the last few years, we've decorated the Library and had a scavenger hunt for patrons. Due to COVID, we are moving the scavenger hunt to a digital format. You can see many of the window displays from outside the Library as we decorated the Ground Floor to get us in the holiday spirit. You…
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Need Tech Help?

Do you need a refresher on tech skills, job search capabilities,  or just want to get more comfortable on the computer? Our IT Specialist has put together a list of resources that you can use at home to practice your skills. Check it out at Tech @ Home on our website - https://lowelllibrary.org/services/tech-home or review the…
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Make Sure You Vote!

Voting is one of our most important civic duties. This year, we have the opportunity to vote for President and Vice President, one of our U.S. Senators, our Representative in the U.S. Congress, State Senators and Representatives, and two ballot questions. Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, is quickly approaching, but you don’t have to wait…
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Nobel Prize Winning Reading

On Thursday, October 8, American poet Louise Glück was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature. The committee cited "her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." Glück published her first collection, Firstborn, in 1968, and through the years has received many accolades. She was named U.S. poet laureate in 2003.…
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