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July 2020

Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

The Concord Free Public Library is offering weekly craft kits for kids ages 3 - 12 years old. Every Monday through July, we’ll offer a different craft kit. Each kit contains the necessary items to create a craft and an instruction sheet. Additional supplies like scissors, glue and tape may be required and will be noted on the instruction sheet. Participants may call the library at (978) 318-3300 to reserve their craft kit and pick it up via curbside delivery.…

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Teens Participate in COVID 19 Project

July 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

The Concord Free Public invites teens to share their experiences about living through this pandemic. There are many ways that teens can participate in this project: ● Interview others in the community to document their experience ● Write stories, reflections, poems ● Create expressions of art, posters or lawn signs ● Create videos that chronicle their experience Concord-Carlisle High School students can earn volunteer credit for participating in our Chronicling Concord through Covid-19 project. More information about this project is…

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Writing Workshop for Kids

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library will host a writing workshop for kids with local author, Rajani LaRocca on Tuesday, July 14 at 10 a.m. LaRocca will discuss how Concord inspired the setting of her book Midsummer's Mayhem. She will help kids understand how they can use language and a sense of place to write about their own personal experience Chronicling Concord Through COVID-19. Kids can submit their essays and poems to be archived by the Concord Free Public Library. The…

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Concord Public Library offers Tuesday “How-To’s” fun

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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Excuse me, do you have two minutes to spare every Tuesday for a little How-To fun? It's How-To's Day! Every Tuesday at 10am on Facebook, tune in for totally awesome mini-tutorials by Children's Library Assistant Cary Stough. Make an envelope out of scrap paper. Use a hammer properly. Cook the most gorgeous fried egg. All ages. How can Cary help? Send How-To suggestions to Cary at cstough@minlib.net.

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Concord Library Weekly Learning Challenges

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

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Are you ready for our weekly Learning Challenge? The Concord Library is offering Home Weekly Learning Challenges that are designed by staff to excite and engage children and teenagers this summer. They are a part of our Summer Learning Program. Tune into our Facebook page at 2pm every Tuesday for a short video description of the challenge of the week! Week 1: Make Someone Laugh Week 2: Interview Someone Week 3: Keep a Field Journal Week 4: Build an Invention…

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Virtual Story Hour with Royce

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 27, 2020

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Missing storytime at the Library? Join us on Zoom for some short stories, songs, & rhymes. This is a great way to build early literacy skills. Children of all ages are welcome to join. Register to receive Zoom link.

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Cooking program – Chocolate Cake in a mug!

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Wellness coach Julie Manning will lead tweens and teens in a microwave cooking class and teach you to make chocolate cake in a mug! The virtual cooking program will be held on Zoom. Ingredient list will be shared with all participants before the program. Program runs weekly through the month of July. Sign up for any or all workshops!

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Cooking Workshops for Teens & Tweens

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

The Concord Free Public Library will host weekly cooking workshops for kids age 12 and up, every Tuesday in July at 4 pm. Wellness coach Julie Manning will lead students in a microwave cooking class and teach them to make meals in a mug. The virtual cooking program will be held on Zoom. Kids may register for any or all workshops! July 1- pizza: https://bit.ly/3dWyT3F July 8 - chocolate chip cookie: https://bit.ly/2YnvGna July 15 - chocolate cake: https://bit.ly/3fjCRn5 July 22…

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Family Sing-a-long at Concord Free Public Library

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library will host a Family Singalong with Ed Morgan, “The Music Man” on Friday July 17 from 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Learn fun ways to connect with your family through music. This family-friendly performance will have everyone up and moving, dancing and singing. This interactive concert will take place over Zoom. Register in advance to receive the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/2MmWVbL. This concert is part of the Summer Learning Program. For more information about the Summer…

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Read Aloud Together from Concord Middle School’s Big 6 List

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library invites middle schoolers to read aloud together in a fun, supportive environment. The program will take place every Friday at 11 am - 12 pm, starting June 26. The group will focus on the Concord Middle School’s Big 6 Recommended Reading List. The first book that the group will read together is Sal & Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez. This brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence poses this question: What would you do…

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Cooking program – Cheesecake in a mug!

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Wellness coach Julie Manning will lead tweens and teens in a microwave cooking class and teach you to make cheesecake in a mug! The virtual cooking program will be held on Zoom. Ingredient list will be shared with all participants before the program. Program runs weekly through the month of July. Sign up for any or all workshops! Register

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Hamilton Trivia Night for Families

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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– The Concord Free Public Library is offering a family-friendly trivia night, Thursday, July 23 from 7:00 PM -8:30 PM. Based on the very popular Broadway musical, Hamilton , and in conjunction with its televised release to the public, join us for a night of fun and the chance to win one of three gift cards to local Concord businesses. Children’s Library Assistant Cary Stough and Library Page Emily Aldous will host this eminently danceable competition to see which Concord…

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Cooking program – Macaroni & Cheese in a mug!

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map

Wellness coach Julie Manning will lead tweens and teens in a microwave cooking class and teach you to make macaroni and cheese in a mug! The virtual cooking program will be held on Zoom. Ingredient list will be shared with all participants before the program. Program runs weekly through the month of July. Sign up for any or all workshops! Register

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August 2020

Paperclay Dragonfly Workshop

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library will host a free Paperclay Dragonfly Workshop on Wednesday, August 5 from 2 pm - 3:30 pm. Artist Besti Madrioli will teach kids how to sand, paint and glaze their forms to make their own beautiful dragonflies! The workshop will be held via Zoom. Each student will receive a clay-form and pre-packaged kit with their own brushes and paints before the workshop. The workshop is for ages 10+. This event is generously sponsored by The…

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Make History Make Art Drawing Workshop

August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library is partnering with The Umbrella Arts Center to offer two free drawing workshops for kids. Students in grades 2 - 5 can register for a workshop on Tuesday August 11 at 4 pm at this link: https://bit.ly/3cHlmcc. Students in grades 6 - 12 can register for a workshop on Wednesday August 12 at 4 pm at this link: https://bit.ly/2Bwso9n. Instructor Alicia Herman will teach students about iconic posters involved in political movements including Rosie the…

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Science Tellers Alien Adventure Game

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library is hosting an Alien Adventure Game Show which combines science, stories and lots of fun on Thursday August 13 at 3 pm. The event will be performed LIVE through Zoom for kids grade K - 3. Get swept away in a zany, out-of-this world adventure. Along the way learn all about chemical reactions, air pressure and more! The performer will answer questions, conduct polls/quizzes, and even teach a science experiment you can do at home.…

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Family Sing-a-long at Concord Free Public Library

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Free

The Concord Free Public Library will host a Family Singalong with Ed Morgan, “The Music Man” on Friday August 21 from 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Learn fun ways to connect with your family through music. This family-friendly performance will have everyone up and moving, dancing and singing. This interactive concert will take place over Zoom. Register in advance to receive the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/36V7qwl. This concert is part of the Summer Learning Program. For more information about the Summer…

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