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January 2020

The Keys to Speaking Confidence that Nobody is Talking About (Main)

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join speaker Linda Ugelow for a presentation on "The Keys to Speaking Confidence that Nobody is Talking About". Find a way to feel confident, relaxed, and naturally you in public speaking.

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Crafty Storytime @ Main Library

January 30 @ 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

January 30 @ 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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February 2020

The Art of the Short Story with Ron MacLean

February 4 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

Ron MacLean is the author of the short story collections, We Might As Well Light Something on Fire and Why the Long Face as well as the novels, Head Long and Blue Winnetka Skies. His fiction has appeared in GQ, Greensboro Review, Prism International, Night Train and other quarterlies. He is a recipient of the Frederick Exley Award for Short Fiction and a Pushcart Prize nominee. When he teaches, he does so at Grub Street, Boston’s independent writing center. Ron's…

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3D Printing for Teens

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

The Concord Free Public Library (129 Main Street) is pleased to offer a special technology workshop for teens in grades 6-12 on Friday, February 7 at 4:00 p.m. Come create a design for the 3D printer. You'll learn how to use 3D design software, craft your own digital model, and send it to the printer! No prior experience with 3D design or 3D printing required: just bring yourself and all your creativity. Registration required. Free. Please email odurant@minlib.net to register,…

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Poetry at the Library: “Not What They Look At, But What They See”

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Joan Alice Wood Kimball reads from Early Light, her third collection. “With skill and courage, isn't afraid to cope with difficult themes, such as the passage of time and what it keeps, or annihilates.” ( X.J. Kennedy) A founder of the Concord Poetry Center and a member of Powow River Poets, Kimball runs poetry study groups at the Wayland and Concord libraries. A Smith College alumna, she lives in Concord. In her debut chapbook, Model Home, Eve F. W. Linn…

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Winter Party for Teens

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

The Concord Free Public Library invites teens in grades 6-8 to attend a special Winter party as part of its monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting at the Fowler Branch of the Concord Free Public Library (1322 Main Street) on Tuesday, February 11 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. Beat the winter doldrums with a party – just because we want to have one! Enjoy fun, games, treats, and free books! Please register so we can plan for supplies. Free. Please…

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Friday Flicks @ Fowler: Celebrating Germany Through Film

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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February 14, 7:00 p.m. IMMORTAL BELOVED (USA/UK 1994) A film about Beethoven's tumultuous life and his Immortal Beloved, the name given by to an unknown woman in a famous love letter. Beethoven's secretary and biographer, Anton Felix Schindler, attempts to ascertain the true identity of Beethoven’s Immortal Beloved. Director: Bernard Rose. English subtitles. (121 min. R)

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Fairy Crowns and Wands (Fowler)

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Children ages four and up are invited to create their own fairy crowns and wands! Everything from ribbons and fabric to buttons and other embellishments will be on hand to help kids bring their creative vision to life. Advance online registration is required, beginning February 1.

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Friday Flicks @ Fowler: Celebrating Germany Through Film

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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February 21, 7:00 p.m. THE BLUE ANGEL (Germany 1930, B&W) The film that catapulted Marlene Dietrich to international stardom. After learning of his pupils' infatuation with a local nightclub songstress, Professor Rath decides to personally investigate shadowy Blue Angel nightclub. As soon as he enters, he steals a glimpse of the smoldering Lola-Lola. Directed by Josef von Sternberg. (104 min. NR. English)

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March 2020

Dr Seuss Party (MAIN LIBRARY)

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Celebrate Read Across America with Seuss stories, crafts, puppet show, and snacks!

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Friday Flicks @ Fowler: Celebrating Germany Through Film

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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March 13, 7:00 p.m. GOODBYE LENIN! (GERMANY 2003) An award-winning tragicomedy about a family in East Germany; the mother, a socialist, who falls into a coma shortly before the 1989 revolution. Her son tries to conceal the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism. Director: Wolfgang Becker. German/English subtitles. (121 min. R)

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Friday Flicks @ Fowler: Celebrating Germany Through Film

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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March 20, 7:00 p.m. RUN LOLA RUN (Germany 1998) This thriller, in three episodes, follows Lola who needs to obtain 100,000 Deutsche Mark in twenty minutes to save her boyfriend Manni's life. Mani handled a smuggling job, delivered the loot, collected the payment, left the bag on the subway, and now has only 20 minutes to finish the job. Director: Tom Tykwer. (80 min. R)

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April 2020

Playful Engineers (Fowler)

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Teaching artist and engineering enthusiast Jay Mankita will present a hands-on workshop in which children will have a chance to design, build, test, and play with Rube Goldberg “Machines”, and other chain reactions, connecting focused play with serious science. Materials to work with include dominoes, wood blocks, string, chain, pulleys, elastics, tinkier toys, k’nex, legos, tracks, ping-pong balls, clamps, connectors, bases, dowels, and magnets. Advance online registration required, beginning April 1. For families with children ages five and older.

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