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Celebrating the Forgotten Military Heroes

During Black History Month, it is important to capture the stories of the heroes whose contributions to the United States and our various victories around the world have been forgotten or unshared. Check out the following selections for just a few of the untold stories. Forgotten : the untold story of D-Day's Black heroes, at…
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Representing the Past for Black History Month!

If you live in New England, you’re no stranger to living history. From Salem to Boston to Lowell you can always find a historical reenactor in layers of cotton with wool socks baking in the summer heat to tell the stories of the past. In the South, other stories are told in a very similar…
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Lost Shirts?

February is Romance Readers' Month. In honor of that, staff member Falicia pulled some books and realized a very interesting fact that most men seem to lose their shirts on the covers of Romance Books. Here are some of ones that she found... Wicked Cowboy Wolf https://mvlc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/lowell1/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:1156814/one Dangerous Highlander https://mvlc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/lowell1/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:130928/one Destiny's Embrace https://mvlc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/lowell1/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:137999/one Dragon Fall…
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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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