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September 2019

Book Discussion at Debra’s Natural Gourmet, 98 Commonwealth Ave.

September 16 @ 7:00 pm
Debra’s Natural Gourmet, 98 Commonwealth Ave
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library is teaming up again with Debra's Natural Gourmet for a discussion of The Invisible Wall: A Love Story that Broke Barriers, by Harry Bernstein. The book discussion will take place on Monday, September 16th at 7:00 p.m. at Debra's Natural Gourmet, 98 Commonwealth Avenue, in West Concord. Copies of the selected book, The Invisible Wall: A Love Story that Broke Barriers, will be available at both the Main Library (129 Main St.) and the Fowler…

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Family Story Time @ Fowler

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us for stories and songs—this interactive storytime is fun for the whole family! No signup required.

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Make Candy Sushi

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 6-12 Use Rice Krispies and all kinds of candy to make “sushi” of the sweetest kind. All ingredients will be provided. Supplies are limited. Registration is required.

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Crafty Storytime @ Main Library

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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weekly Thursdays
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Crafty Storytime (Main Library) Join us on Thursdays at the Main Library for a fun storytime.  Stories, songs, a puppet show and a simple craft are planned for children age 2 - 2 1/2. LOCATION: Main Library

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Toddler Time @ Fowler

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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weekly, Thursdays
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us for songs, stories, rhymes, and play. This interactive program is perfect for busy toddlers and will help develop the early literacy skills that your child needs.

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Talk Like a Pirate

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Ahoy There Mateys! Come to the Main Library for a fun program all things Pirate. Children are invited to talk like a pirate, sing pirate songs and hear pirate stories.

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3D Design and Printing Class

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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3D Design and Printing Come create a design for the 3D printer! Learn how to use 3D design software, create a model, and we'll print it later that week. No prior experience with 3D design or 3D printing required (though some computer experience will come in handy): just bring yourself and all your creativity. Parents of new computer users encouraged to attend. Ages 6-12. Registration required.

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Nature Connection

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Connect to Nature! Visit us every Sunday in the Children's Room from 2-3pm for (mostly) self-directed nature activities. K-5. Collect and complete nature activity sheets to earn prizes, experiences, knowledge. A different theme every month! In September, we're talking about TREES.

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Nature Connection

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Connect to Nature! Visit us every Sunday in the Children's Room from 2-3pm for (mostly) self-directed nature activities. K-5. Collect and complete nature activity sheets to earn prizes, experiences, knowledge. A different theme every month! In September, we're talking about TREES.

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Twenty Classic Hollywood Musicals and Why They Are Good for You, a talk by Randall Warniers

September 23 @ 7:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Join Randall Warniers for a talk on Twenty Classic Hollywood Musicals and Why They Are Good for You! The talk will take place at the Fowler Branch of the Concord Free Public Library (1322 Main Street) on Monday, September 23 at 7:00 PM. Music has been an essential component of movies since the early days of silent cinema, when live musicians accompanied each show. Hollywood musicals were born after the arrival of talking pictures in the late 1920s, and they…

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Twenty Classic Hollywood Musicals and Why They are Good for You (Fowler)

September 23 @ 7:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Randall Warniers will give a talk on Twenty Clasic Hollywood Musicals and Why They are Good for You on Monday, September 23 at 7 PM at the Fowler Branch (1322 Main Street).

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DIY Solar Car Kit

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 6 - 12 In honor of Climate Preparedness Week (9/24-9/30), learn more about solar power and then build a solar car that will really move! Offered in partnership with Concord's Sustainability Department. Participants will take home their solar car.

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DIY Bee Hotel (Fowler)

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Invite some backyard buddies to pollinate your garden by making a bee hotel. Bee hotels, also called nests or houses, are a great way to attract pollinators to your family’s flower or vegetable garden. For kids ages 5 - 8 years old; advance online registration is required beginning September 1. This event is part of the library’s Climate Preparedness Week program series.

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October 2019

Work Smarter: Strategies for Time Management and Studying

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library invites teens in grades 6-12 and their parents to attend a special presentation at the Concord Free Public Library (129 Main Street) on Tuesday, October 1 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. With the school year ramping up, join Axiom Learning for a workshop surveying the most effective strategies for time management, organization, and study skills. Gain tools for budgeting time, prioritizing tasks, and preparing for tests and quizzes. Students and parents are encouraged to attend.…

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Poetry at the Library Series Presents Poetry of Revelations with Translations from Japanese (Main)

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Patrick Donnelly, poet and translator, reads from his recently launched Little-Known Operas, “a book of tenderness towards everyone who’s been in pain, everyone who’s been ill, everyone who’s had a mother, loved music, everyone who’s lived on this third planet from the sun” (poet Ilya Kaminsky) and from Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin, a celebration of life lived to its fullest, a making peace with “the tight budget of years / left me.” Donnelly is Director of the Poetry…

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Bilingual (Spanish/English) Storytime (Main Library)

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on October 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join us at the Main Library for a new storytime! A 5 week bilingual (Spanish/English) Storytime and song will be held Mondays at 10 am in the Main Library. This is a great way for kids to be exposed to Spanish and English. The 5 week session will be repeated. 1st session: 10/7, 10/21,10/28, 11/4, 11/18

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Middle School Teen Advisory Board (Fowler)

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Are you in grades 6-8? Do you like books, games, crafts, sharing your ideas, or just hanging out with your friends? If so, this group is for you! We’ll do a different fun activity each month! Refreshments will be served. Please register.

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Author Talk: A. S. King

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 7-12, Adults A.S. King has been called “One of the best Y.A. writers working today” by the New York Times Book Review. King is the author of highly-acclaimed novels including her 2016 release Still Life with Tornado, 2015’s surrealist I Crawl Through It, Glory O'Brien's History of the Future, Reality Boy, the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner Ask the Passengers, Everybody Sees the Ants, 2011 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Please Ignore Vera Dietz among others. She…

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Teens Teach: Blogging

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 7-12 A student blogger will share her website and experiences to support teens interested in creating and running a blog. She will teach the basics of graphic creation and web design, as well as writing for a virtual audience. Lastly, the class touches on publicity and marketing, to help you promote your blog on the world wide web.

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DIY Tile Coasters

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 6-12 Everyone needs coasters to set their cups on, and now you can make your own! The library will provide a variety of materials to create a cool design. Feel free to bring your own paper or photos, too. You’ll leave with your own set of 4 ceramic tile coasters. Registration is required to ensure enough supplies.

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