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Concord Free Public Library

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129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
978-318-3301 https://www.concordlibrary.org

May 2022

Hungry to Help at the Concord Free Public Library

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library (CFPL) is introducing a new, monthly program for elementary school children brought to you in partnership by the Library and Open Table, a local food pantry serving Concord and surrounding communities. This hands-on program will take place Wednesday, May 25 and Wednesday, June 29 from 3pm-4pm in the Children’s Activity Room at the CFPL’s Main Branch. We will use different stories and activities each month to help educate children and facilitate discussion on food insecurity.…

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Finger Skateboard Snack Sessions

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join finger skateboard amateur and new Teen Librarian Cary Stough for afternoons of finger skateboarding and excessive snacking on Wednesdays 5/11, 5/18, and 5/25 from 3:30-4:30pm at the Main Library. Ages 11-18. Set up a skatepark on the big Teen Lounge tables. Use cardboard and other materials, hone your maker instinct with various (safe) tools and equipment. This is a chance to hang out in the new space with friends, make new friends, listen to tunes, and unleash your inner,…

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Russell Robb to Give Career and Finance Talk at Concord Library

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Russell Robb for a presentation and discussion of his new book Your Money Mentors: Expert Advice for Millennials. Your Money Mentors offers advice for millennials and their parents on how to succeed in the years post college graduation. Co-written by a millennial, and based on the author's sixty-plus years of experience in finance, the collective advice is full of data, current research, anecdotes, and suggestions regarding mentors, continuing education, internships, careers, starter jobs, setting financial goals, budgeting, and money…

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Korean Family Month Celebrations at the Concord Free Public Library

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2022 at 10:00 am

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 Korean Cultural Society of Boston to bring a celebration of Korean culture through the month of May. Exhibition of Minwha (Korean Folk Painting): Enjoy an exhibition of Minwha (Korean Folk Painting) from May 2-31 in the Main Library Gallery. The exhibition features Seongmin Ahn, Insun Cho, Sunhee Hur and Jaeok Lee. More information about the art work can be found at https://concordlibrary.org/news-events/exhibits Korean Art and Craft Children are invited to enjoy…

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June 2022

Zine Your Pride Series

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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June is Pride Month and at the Concord Free Public Library Teen Lounge, we celebrate the best way we know how—making! Visit us after school on Wednesdays in June (6/1, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29) for Zine Your Pride, a series of zine workshops that will showcase multiple ways to make a zine, art styles, and discussions about the queer history of DIY zine-making and independent publishing. Yes, you get to take your zines home! What is a zine? It’s a self-published,…

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Shake-scene at the Concord Free Public Library, featuring Stephen Collins and Poornima Kirby

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Join Shakspearian performers Stephen Collins and Poornima Kirby for a rollicking ride through some of the Bard's finest poetry and most compelling characters! The event will take place in the new Goodwin Forum at the Main Library, at 129 Main St. in Concord on Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Featuring scenes and monologues from some of Shakespeare's best known plays, including Macbeth, Taming of the Shrew, Henry V, and Julius Caesar, this original compilation digs into universal themes such…

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Concord Library: Make Your Own Videogame with Coderdojo

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Make Your Own Videogame with Coderdojo The Concord Free Public Library is excited to invite videogame designer and master coder Matthew Mackowski for the first installment of a monthly program, Make Your Own Videogame with Coderdojo, on June 4, 2022 from 2-4 pm in the CFPL Main Teen Lounge. Teen participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of coding and get an inside look at the videogame industry and what it takes to become a designer. Or if…

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2022 Summer Reading Program at the Concord Free Public Library

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2022 at 10:00 am

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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This summer “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” at the Concord Free Public Library (CFPL)! The CFPL Summer Reading Program runs from Monday, June 6 through Friday, Aug 12 and is free and open to children of all ages. Visit the Main Library or Fowler Branch to register and collect your prizes. Everyone gets a necklace and brag tag for joining the program. Kids earn beads for their necklace by reading and completing challenges on our weekly bingo boards. Our youngest…

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Musical Mondays in June at the Concord Free Public Library

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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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 hosts free musical concerts on Mondays at 10:30am for children ages 0-6 years and their caregivers at the Main Library. No registration is required for these performances. On Monday, June 6, Alan Goodrich - a guitarist and singer-songwriter solo performer - will entertain for all ages, including classic and current children's songs and original songs. In addition to his solo performances, Alan is the lead singer and drummer for the band Alan and the Alligators…

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2022 Nature Connection Programs

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 11, 2022 at 10:30 am

One event on June 8, 2022 at 10:30 am

One event on June 14, 2022 at 10:30 am

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library (CFPL) is teaming up with The Nature Connection for more monthly programs and storytimes in 2022! We invite children to a nature-themed storytime where they get to meet an animal and explore nature. Programs will take place in-person at the Main Library or virtually over Zoom; visit concordlibrary.org for the most up-to-date information. We will offer a storytime geared for children aged 2 - 6 years on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:30am…

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Music at the Blissful at the Concord Free Public Library

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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 monthly family-friendly Music and Movement program featuring Music at the Blissful on Saturdays at 10:30am at the Main Library on: * March 12th * April 9th * May 14th In the case of continuing COVID-19 precautions, these programs may be virtual or rescheduled. Visit the Events Calendar at concordlibrary.org for the most up-to-date information. Music at the Blissful is a high-energy, interactive movement and music experience for children of all ages. Be…

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Cyanotype Workshop for Teens

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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Harness the power of the sun! Join Teen Librarian Cary Stough and Artist and Gallery Resident Becky Behar for sunlight photography using cyanotype paper and everyday objects on June 11 from 1-3pm. Using cyanotype photographic printing formula, the process results in a beautiful, enigmatic monochrome print. Materials will be provided for each participant, including materials to make their very own folio sketchbook. Registration is required. Please visit the library website for details. Becky Behar is an accomplished artist who has…

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Crossroads Story/Craft at the Concord Free Public Library

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Children’s Department at the Concord Free Public Library is partnering with Crossroads - a student organization created by Concord Carlisle High School students to offer monthly story and craft programs that focus on important cultural, social, and diverse topics. Children in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to join as we delve into subjects including culture, identity, and diversity! The program will take place in the Children’s Activity Room at the Main Library on the third Thursday of…

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Celebrate Juneteenth with Acclaimed Children’s Author Ray Anthony Shepard

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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In honor of Juneteenth, come meet acclaimed children's author and historian Ray Anthony Shepard on Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30am at the Main Library. Mr. Shepard will read from his newest book, Runaway: The Daring Escape of Ona Judge, a picture book biography of Ona Judge, a young enslaved woman who escaped the family of George Washington. The book is written in verse, and focuses on the risks Ona faced escaping enslavement to the unknown life as a fugitive in…

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2022 Rockabye Beats Concerts Hosted by the Concord Free Public Library

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 27, 2022 at 10:30 am

Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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The Concord Free Public Library hosts monthly free, family-friendly concerts featuring Rockabye Beats on the fourth Monday of each month at 10:30 am. Rockabye Beats’ music is reminiscent of founder Marcos Valles’ Puerto Rico. Their songs offer a range of styles from rock n’ roll to calypso to funk and even blues. Their music will have you bopping and moving along in no time! Mark your calendar and join us on January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25, May…

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