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July 2019

Cake Decorating

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Chef Dan Charbonneau will give a class on cake decorating for kids age 12 + at the Fowler Library on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 7 pm. Join us as we learn basic techniques to make out of this world cakes. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library and is part of the summer programs for teens. Registration required to account for supplies.

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Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time

July 23 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Us for Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting on July 9th until August 13th. Come listen to a story then do a fun craft that you can take home! All ages welcome.

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Letter Writing Social

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Has it been a long time since anything besides bills and junk mail filled a friend or family member’s mailbox? It’s the perfect time to brighten someone’s day with a card or note! Help keep the tradition of handwritten correspondence alive by participating in a letter writing social. The library will provide a variety of stationery, writing implements, and some refreshments to get you started. Pick up a pen and let the words flow!

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Library Hosted Farewell Reception for Leslie Perrin Wilson

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Library staff and fellow patrons in saying thank you and farewell to Leslie Perrin Wilson, William Munroe Special Collections Curator. Drop by for coffee and light refreshments Wednesday, July 24 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. in the Main Library Trustees Room to thank Leslie for her 23 years of service.

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2019 Concert on the Lawn Series: Headin’ Home

July 24 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Concert on the Lawn Series will present four concerts on the front lawn of the Main Library in July and August. Free admission and open to all. Bring a chair, a picnic supper, and bug spray and enjoy the outdoor music! Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. (Rain location: Hunt Gym, 90 Stow Street, Concord, MA) Father/daughter duo of Christine and Dan Hedden play lively Celtic music on guitar and fiddle.

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Apollo Mission Talk

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Author Talk with Martin Sandler Martin Sandler, the author of Apollo 8 The Mission That Changed Everything, will speak about the beginnings of the Apollo program and the importance of the Apollo 8 mission in particular as it paved the way for the Apollo 11 moon landing. This interesting program is in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

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Galaxy Crafts

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library invites teens entering grades 6-12 to make galaxy crafts at the Concord Free Public Library (129 Main Street) on Tuesday, July 30 at 4:00 p.m. Create your own little piece of the universe at this workshop! We’ll design galaxy-themed magnets and pendant necklaces to take home. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is required. Please email odurant@minlib.net to register, or call (978) 318-3379. You may also register on the Library’s calendar of…

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Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time

July 30 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Us for Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting on July 9th until August 13th. Come listen to a story then do a fun craft that you can take home! All ages welcome.

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2019 Concert on the Lawn Series: Didgeridoo Down Under

July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Concert on the Lawn Series will present four concerts on the front lawn of the Main Library in July and August. Free admission and open to all. Bring a chair, a picnic supper, and bug spray and enjoy the outdoor music! Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. (Rain location: Hunt Gym, 90 Stow Street, Concord, MA) This high-energy variety show illustrates the Australian didgeridoo which has been played by Aboriginal Australians for the past 1500…

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August 2019

Rocket Workshop

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fowler Library, 1322 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join the Museum of Science for an exciting workshop building air rockets! In this workshop, audiences create an air rocket that launches across the room, and engineer a way for a payload to return safely to Earth. This hands-on workshop explores the science behind rockets and space exploration. Use your imagination to plan, build, and test your own design. For children and families ages 5 and up. Advance online registration is required, beginning July 1.

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Teens Teach: Solve a Rubik’s Cube

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 6-12 Have a blast learning how to solve the world's most famous twisty puzzle. Elizabeth, a local teen, will teach you how to solve a Rubik’s Cube in a series of steps! If you can master these steps, you can solve the Cube anytime, anywhere! We will provide the Cubes and instructions. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time

August 6 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Us for Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting on July 9th until August 13th. Come listen to a story then do a fun craft that you can take home! All ages welcome.

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Author Talk: Daphne Kalotay will discuss her new book Blue Hours

August 6 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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A mystery linking Manhattan circa 1991 to eastern Afghanistan in 2012, Blue Hours tells of a life-changing friendship between two memorable heroines. When we first meet Mim, she is a recent college graduate who has disavowed her lower middle class roots to befriend Kyra, a dancer and daughter of privilege, until calamity causes their estrangement. Twenty years later, Kyra has gone missing from her NGO's headquarters in Jalalabad, and Mim—now a recluse in rural New England—embarks on a mid-life journey…

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Create Your Own LED Bookmark

August 7 @ 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 We’ll walk you through the process of designing a felt bookmark that lights up! Play with cutting-edge technologies and learn sewing, programming, and circuit design along the way. Space is limited. Registration is required

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2019 Concert on the Lawn Series: Rolie Polie Guacamole

August 7 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Concert on the Lawn Series will present four concerts on the front lawn of the Main Library in July and August. Free admission and open to all. Bring a chair, a picnic supper, and bug spray and enjoy the outdoor music! Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library. (Rain location: Hunt Gym, 90 Stow Street, Concord, MA) Rolie Polie Guacamole is an American kindie rock band from Brooklyn, New York. The band has won three Parents'…

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Beede & Books

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beede Center, 498 Walden St
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Beede and Books Join us for a story then a swim at the Beede Swim & Fitness Center July 1 and August 12 at 11:00 am Great for kids ages 3+

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Chocolate and Canvas

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Grades 6 – 12 No previous art experience necessary! You choose and trace the design you’d like to paint, and we’ll provide the art materials, plus chocolate to eat. Everyone will be able to take home their own masterpiece. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time

August 13 @ 7:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Us for Tuesday Night Pajama Story Time Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting on July 9th until August 13th. Come listen to a story then do a fun craft that you can take home! All ages welcome.

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