Jul
10

Adult Book Tasting Coming Thursday! Reservations Required.

Looking for a new summer read? Or help with the library’s Summer Reading Challenges? Our library staff book tastingwill help select a variety of book genres for you to “taste” and experience. Travel from table to table and have a chance to meet a variety of different books that may suit your reading goals. Enjoy some light refreshments and good discussion while interviewing potential book candidates.

Selections will include, but are not limited to:
• Biographies & Memoirs
• Graphic Novels
• “Classics” – 100+ year old books
• Lowell/Massachusetts authors

Reserve your spot now at https://t.co/LXPwZjRZa6, call 978-674-1548, or email bcooley@lowelllibrary.org to guarantee your participation!

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Jul
05

Book Bites

This coming Tuesday, July 10th at 6 P.M. join us for our first summer meeting of Book Bites!  We will be eating pizza, talking about books, and playing fun games.  Make sure to bring a favorite book, a book from your favorite series, or a book by your favorite author to share with the group.  For grades 3 – 5 and sign up is required.  Sign up on our events calendar on the library website or by calling the Children’s Reference Desk (978) 674-1529.

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Jun
20

Summer Reading is Magical!

It’s almost summer so that means – Summer Reading!  Join us on Monday, June 25 at 7 PM for our kick off featuring magician Ed Popielazrczyk.  This magic show is for kids in Kindergarten and older and does require sign up.  Sign up by visiting the Ground Floor Children’s Reference desk, call 978-674-1529 or click here to register online.

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Jun
19

Bow WOW for Books

Join us Wednesday, June 20th from 5 – 6 P.M. and meet our dog friend, Prince, and his handler, Joyce from our new “Bow Wow for Books” program.  Prince and Joyce will be here on select Wednesdays from 5 – 6 P.M.  Children can sign up for 15 minute sessions to practice reading to Prince.  If you attend our “Meet the Star” event on June 20th you will get to enter a lottery for the June 27th reading slots.  Prince is looking forward to meeting all of his new library friends!
 
*Prince and Joyce are affiliated with Therapy Pets Unlimited.

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Jun
18

Adult Summer Reading is Here!

Summer Reading… Not Just for Kids!LowellReadsSummer

Why should kids have all the fun this summer? The Pollard Memorial Library is happy to announce that we will be offering a special adult only summer reading challenge for patrons entitled “Lowell Reads – Summer Edition.”

Pick up your game card starting today and opportunities to participate will be offered through September 4. Complete 1 block or all of them for your chance to participate in a raffle for prizes of gift cards and library swag. Return your game card on or before September 4th to be included in the raffle.

Challenges include reading your favorite children’s book, downloading the Libby app and listening to an audio book or reading an e-book, read a digital copy of the paper from the day you were born, and much more! We’ll be hosting some special arts & crafts activities throughout the summer, as well as ending with a special Adults Only Summer Fun night, where adults can celebrate some of the best activities of summer by acting like a kid again! Check out the calendar of adult and family themed events at http://pollardml.org/events/library-calendar

Patrons are invited to share you experiences via social media and get involved in all of the great opportunities that the library provides. You can also access the game card by downloading it today to get started. Click on Game card to get started right now!

Questions? Contact Bridget Cooley at 978-674-1548 or email bcooley@lowelllibrary.org.

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