December 2021

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Wednesday, December 110:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Alphabet Storytime Indoors

Alphabet Storytime IndoorsJoin in the fun learning the alphabet with stories, songs and crafts!Each week we will focus on a different letter of the alphabet. Recommended for ages 5 years and below.

Wednesday, December 12:00—3:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Craft Lab at Fowler, Ages 12 and under

Drop by Fowler to craft, experiment, and create. Join us each week for hands-on artistic exploration.  In case of inclement weather, we will have a blast in Fowler's Lower Level Meeting Room! Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 14:00—6:00 PMZoom

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Sept-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to create a project. We do expect a commitment to weekly attendance. This year, we will meet in person, outdoors on the last Wednesday of every month.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 28:30—9:00 AMZoom

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be Here

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be HereJoin Be Well Be Here for a 30-minute morning meditation practice with the CFPL, and start your day with a moment of ease. Discover mindful tools that center the body, settle the mind, and open the door to wellbeing.

Thursday, December 210:00—10:30 AMZoom

Storytime on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Join storytime from the comfort of your own home! Share stories, songs, and rhymes in this weekly virtual program.

Thursday, December 210:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Story Time - Picture Books 101

Story Time - Picture Books 101 Come enjoy our favorite new picture books! And learn how you can participate in our early literacy campaign called 101 Picture Books Concord Free Public Library Loves! These storytimes will feature our favorite new picture books and promote early literacy skills to newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.…Learn More

Thursday, December 211:00 AM—12:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Messy Fun at Fowler, Ages 5 and under

What's more fun than getting messy? Getting messy somewhere that isn't in your house!Drop by the Fowler backyard weekly for a range of activities from play dough to blocks. Stay for 15 minutes or for the full hour. We will have different stations, allowing for child-guided play and social distancing.…Learn More

Thursday, December 22:30—3:30 PMZoom

American Independence & Transcendentalism: A 92nd Street Y Class

American Independence & Transcendentalism: A 92nd Street Y ClassRobert A. Gross will present a 2-session class on his books on American Independence and Transcendentalism with the 92nd Street Y. Register here through our Events Calendar to receive a discount code, which provides half-price admission for Concord residents.…Learn More

Thursday, December 26:30—8:00 PMLower Level Meeting RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Interviewing for College and College Scholarships

Interviewing for College and College ScholarshipsNearly a thousand colleges in America interview at least some of their applicants. The elite private colleges, including Ivy League schools and their rivals, interview as many applicants as possible. In addition, many of the top merit scholarships are awarded in large part on the basis of interviews.…Learn More
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Friday, December 310:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Concord Puppet Theatre: Live!

Concord Puppet Theatre: Live!Visit the Main Library at 10:30-11am on Fridays for Concord Puppet Theatre: Live! Each week will feature different puppets, new songs to learn and sing along to, and occasional crafts, all under the blue tents. Feel free to bring your own puppet (sock or otherwise) or instruments from home to join in on the fun.…Learn More

Friday, December 33:30—4:30 PMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Origami Club

Fowler Origami ClubJoin us every Friday at Fowler Library for a drop-in origami club! Learn how to make a wide variety of fun projects. All skill levels are welcome!
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Saturday, December 411:00—11:45 AMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Saturday Studio, Ages 5 and under

Join Fowler staff each week for a mix of stories, crafting, and other hands-on activities. In case of inclement weather, we will have a blast in Fowler's Lower Level Meeting Room! Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status.
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Monday, December 6All DayFowler Branch (1322 Main St.)Fowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Main Library (129 Main St)Main Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Take & Make Gingerbread Kits

Take & Make Gingerbread KitsThe Concord Free Children's Department is offering children free gingerbread house kits! Stop by the Main Library or the Fowler Library to pick up your free kit. These will be given out on a first come, first served basis. One per family.  Please note: these kits contain small pieces.…Learn More

Monday, December 611:00—11:45 AMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Baby Time, Ages 0-12 months

Join us weekly for songs, stories, and bouncing rhymes! Each Baby Time starts with 25 minutes of librarian-led, developmentally-appropriate songs and stories followed by open play.  Adults must wear masks. Please stay home if you or your child is experiencing any Covid-like symptoms.

Monday, December 65:00—5:30 PMZoom

PJ Storytime on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Get a jumpstart on bedtime with songs, stories, and rhymes! 

Monday, December 66:00—7:00 PMRotundaMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Remarks and Book Signing with Robert Gross

Remarks and Book Signing with Robert GrossPlease join us for a special event with remarks and a book signing by Robert A. Gross, featuring his highly acclaimed new book The Transcendentalists and Their World. His new book returns to Concord to explore the rise of Transcendentalism and its impact on American society in the 1830s and 1840s.…Learn More
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Tuesday, December 7All DayFowler Branch (1322 Main St.)Fowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Main Library (129 Main St)Main Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Take & Make Gingerbread Kits

Take & Make Gingerbread KitsThe Concord Free Children's Department is offering children free gingerbread house kits! Stop by the Main Library or the Fowler Library to pick up your free kit. These will be given out on a first come, first served basis. One per family.  Please note: these kits contain small pieces.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 710:00—10:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Storytime

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. Outdoor: If weather allows, we will meet across the street at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St).…Learn More

Tuesday, December 710:30—11:30 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Crafty Tuesdays - Tissue Paper Votive Candles

Crafty Tuesdays - Tissue Paper Votive CandlesJoin us as we make tissue paper votive candle holders. They make festive decorations or holiday presents. This craft project is perfect for ages 5 and under! We'll provide the supplies and you bring the creativity to make your own masterpiece!

Tuesday, December 711:00—11:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Storytime

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. Outdoor: If weather allows, we will meet across the street at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St).…Learn More

Tuesday, December 71:00—2:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Stitch Circle at Fowler

Join fellow knitting, crocheting, needlework, etc. enthusiasts for an hour of social crafting. Help each other out of tough spots, share patterns and tips, and enjoy crafting together. We will meet in the backyard if weather permits, and in the large meeting room if it doesn't.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 74:00—5:00 PMTrustees RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Careers with Animals

Careers with AnimalsCalling all middle schoolers - Do you love animals? If so, join us to learn about all the different careers  that involve working with animals. Michelle Kreell, Community Liaison from Baypath Humane Society will lead this fun workshop and afterward, we'll get to meet a special furry rescue dog, Lane who loves hugs and chin scratches.
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Wednesday, December 8All DayFowler Branch (1322 Main St.)Fowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Main Library (129 Main St)Main Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Take & Make Gingerbread Kits

Take & Make Gingerbread KitsThe Concord Free Children's Department is offering children free gingerbread house kits! Stop by the Main Library or the Fowler Library to pick up your free kit. These will be given out on a first come, first served basis. One per family.  Please note: these kits contain small pieces.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 810:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Alphabet Storytime Indoors

Alphabet Storytime IndoorsJoin in the fun learning the alphabet with stories, songs and crafts!Each week we will focus on a different letter of the alphabet. Recommended for ages 5 years and below.

Wednesday, December 812:00—1:30 PMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Cookbook Club - Holiday Cookie Swap at Fowler!

Cookbook Club  - Holiday Cookie Swap at Fowler!This month, we will have a Holiday Cookie Swap at the Fowler Branch!  Drop by Fowler on December 8th between 12 and 1:30pm and see your fellow Cookbook Club members.  We will each make 1 to 2 cookies for each registered person. Please register by December 1 so we know how many cookies to make!You may choose any cookie recipe you'd like! You may also choose a recipe from the list below.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 82:00—3:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Craft Lab at Fowler, Ages 12 and under

Drop by Fowler to craft, experiment, and create. Join us each week for hands-on artistic exploration.  In case of inclement weather, we will have a blast in Fowler's Lower Level Meeting Room! Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 82:00—2:45 PMTrustees RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Meet Simon the Bunny! - Nature Connection

Meet Simon the Bunny! - Nature Connection Come meet Simon the Bunny and learn about changes that plants and animals make to prepare for winter.   How do animals and plants keep themselves safe and strong throughout the hard, cold season? What tips and tricks can they teach us? On the second Wednesday of each month the Concord Free Public Library teams up with The Nature Connection to invite children to explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with self and others in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems! The Nature Connection offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection for people of all backgrounds and abilities.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 84:00—6:00 PMZoom

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Sept-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to create a project. We do expect a commitment to weekly attendance. This year, we will meet in person, outdoors on the last Wednesday of every month.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 84:30—5:30 PMHunt Recreation Center - Gymnasium90 Stow Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Nutcracker Reading with Commonwealth Ballet Company

Nutcracker Reading with Commonwealth Ballet Company Join us for a free reading of the classic tale, The Nutcracker. Several ballet dancers from the Commonwealth Ballet Company will help bring the story to life in their elegant and colorful costumes as the story is read aloud. This is a wonderful opportunity for children to see and meet their favorite characters from the beloved holiday tale.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 98:30—9:00 AMZoom

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be Here

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be HereJoin Be Well Be Here for a 30-minute morning meditation practice with the CFPL, and start your day with a moment of ease. Discover mindful tools that center the body, settle the mind, and open the door to wellbeing.

Thursday, December 910:00—10:30 AMZoom

Storytime on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Join storytime from the comfort of your own home! Share stories, songs, and rhymes in this weekly virtual program.

Thursday, December 910:30—11:30 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Rockabye Beats Concert

Rockabye Beats ConcertRockabye Beats is a fun, family group whose music is reminiscent of founder Marcos Valles’s Puerto Rico. Their songs offer a range of styles from rock n’ roll to calypso to funk and even blues. Enjoy movement, dancing, counting, singing, and a little bit of Spanish vocabulary.…Learn More

Thursday, December 92:30—3:30 PMZoom

American Independence & Transcendentalism: A 92nd Street Y Class

Robert A. Gross will present a 2-session class on his books on American Independence and Transcendentalism with the 92nd Street Y. Register here through our Events Calendar to receive a discount code, which provides half-price admission for Concord residents.…Learn More

Thursday, December 96:30—8:00 PMLower Level Meeting RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Selecting Colleges

Selecting CollegesFor some students, it’s easy to select the colleges they’ll apply to. For example, a devoted musician might target leading schools with top conservatories—a very limited number of schools. Most students, however, have a much harder time determining where to apply, since they don’t know what is on offer and don’t know what will matter most to them (given their own possibly vague and changing interests).…Learn More

Thursday, December 97:00—8:00 PMZoom

Author Talk with Lynne Reeves Griffin

Author Talk with Lynne Reeves GriffinJoin author Lynne Reeves Griffin for a discussion of her new novel The Dangers of an Ordinary Night. This twisty and affecting thriller combines a meticulously constructed crime story with a devastating domestic drama about the blind spots in our most precious relationships.…Learn More
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Friday, December 1010:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Concord Puppet Theatre: Live!

Concord Puppet Theatre: Live!Visit the Main Library at 10:30-11am on Fridays for Concord Puppet Theatre: Live! Each week will feature different puppets, new songs to learn and sing along to, and occasional crafts, all under the blue tents. Feel free to bring your own puppet (sock or otherwise) or instruments from home to join in on the fun.…Learn More

Friday, December 103:30—4:30 PMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Origami Club

Fowler Origami ClubJoin us every Friday at Fowler Library for a drop-in origami club! Learn how to make a wide variety of fun projects. All skill levels are welcome!
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Monday, December 1311:00—11:45 AMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Baby Time, Ages 0-12 months

Join us weekly for songs, stories, and bouncing rhymes! Each Baby Time starts with 25 minutes of librarian-led, developmentally-appropriate songs and stories followed by open play.  Adults must wear masks. Please stay home if you or your child is experiencing any Covid-like symptoms.
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Tuesday, December 149:30—11:15 AMZoom

Tuesday Book Discussion: Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibson

Tuesday Book Discussion: Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella GibsonEach month, join other readers to discuss a range of books, from classics to contemporary. For December, we will discuss Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibson. Copies of the book will be made available at the Main Library circulation desk in mid-November.

Tuesday, December 1410:00—10:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Outdoor Storytime by Fowler

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St), across the street from Fowler, for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. If anyone in your group is experiencing Covid-like symptoms, please do not attend.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 1410:30—11:15 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Meet Simon the Bunny with Nature Connection

Meet Simon the Bunny with Nature ConnectionCome meet Simon the Bunny and learn about changes that plants and animals make to prepare for winter. How do animals and plants keep themselves safe and strong throughout the hard, cold season? What tips and tricks can they teach us? On the second Wednesday of each month the Concord Free Public Library teams up with The Nature Connection to invite children to explore plants and animals, geek out over nature, and connect with self and others in new ways – all through nature-based stories and poems!The Nature Connection offers accessible and inclusive programs, incorporates mindfulness, and facilitates social connection for people of all backgrounds and abilities.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 1411:00—11:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Storytime

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. Outdoor: If weather allows, we will meet across the street at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St).…Learn More

Tuesday, December 141:00—2:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Stitch Circle at Fowler

Join fellow knitting, crocheting, needlework, etc. enthusiasts for an hour of social crafting. Help each other out of tough spots, share patterns and tips, and enjoy crafting together. We will meet in the backyard if weather permits, and in the large meeting room if it doesn't.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 1510:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Alphabet Storytime Indoors

Alphabet Storytime IndoorsJoin in the fun learning the alphabet with stories, songs and crafts!Each week we will focus on a different letter of the alphabet. Recommended for ages 5 years and below.

Wednesday, December 152:00—3:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Book-A-Mystery at Fowler

Join Madeline from Fowler on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to discuss a range of mysteries, from thrillers to whodunnits. Copies of the selected book are available at Fowler. This month we will discuss "When No One is Watching", a contemporary thriller by Alyssa Cole.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 153:00—4:00 PMTrustees RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Read to Luna at the Main, ages 5 and up

Read to Luna at the Main, ages 5 and upDid you know that reading to dogs boosts reading skills & emotional & social skills for children? Read to a good listener who loves stories! Register for your own 15-minute session with Luna. Bring along a favorite book. Luna will even thank…Learn More

Wednesday, December 154:00—6:00 PMZoom

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Sept-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to create a project. We do expect a commitment to weekly attendance. This year, we will meet in person, outdoors on the last Wednesday of every month.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 168:30—9:00 AMZoom

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be Here

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be HereJoin Be Well Be Here for a 30-minute morning meditation practice with the CFPL, and start your day with a moment of ease. Discover mindful tools that center the body, settle the mind, and open the door to wellbeing.

Thursday, December 1610:00—10:30 AMZoom

Storytime on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Join storytime from the comfort of your own home! Share stories, songs, and rhymes in this weekly virtual program.

Thursday, December 1610:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Story Time - Picture Books 101

Story Time - Picture Books 101 Come enjoy our favorite new picture books! And learn how you can participate in our early literacy campaign called 101 Picture Books Concord Free Public Library Loves! These storytimes will feature our favorite new picture books and promote early literacy skills to newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.…Learn More

Thursday, December 1611:00 AM—12:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Messy Fun at Fowler, Ages 5 and under

What's more fun than getting messy? Getting messy somewhere that isn't in your house!Drop by the Fowler backyard weekly for a range of activities from play dough to blocks. Stay for 15 minutes or for the full hour. We will have different stations, allowing for child-guided play and social distancing.…Learn More

Thursday, December 166:30—8:00 PMLower Level Meeting RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Surviving the Last Minute College Admissions Scramble

Surviving the Last Minute College Admissions ScrambleThis presentation is designed for parents whose children are applying to college at the last minute.   In some cases, this may be due to basic procrastination; in others, the mistaken belief that their Early Decision or Early Action choice would accept them (and thus there was no need to apply to other colleges).…Learn More
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Friday, December 1710:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Concord Puppet Theatre: Live!

Concord Puppet Theatre: Live!Visit the Main Library at 10:30-11am on Fridays for Concord Puppet Theatre: Live! Each week will feature different puppets, new songs to learn and sing along to, and occasional crafts, all under the blue tents. Feel free to bring your own puppet (sock or otherwise) or instruments from home to join in on the fun.…Learn More

Friday, December 1711:30 AM—12:30 PMBeede Center

BEEDE & BOOKS

BEEDE & BOOKSThe Beede Swim and Fitness Center and the Concord Free Public Library have teamed up to bring you BEEDE AND BOOKS. This is a free program available to all. Join us in the Beede Center for a Friday collaboration of reading and swimming. A librarian will read books at 11:30am then at 12:00pm we transition to the Children’s Pool for water fun!Families do not need to have a Beede membership, but caregivers do need to be in the water with their child for the 30 minutes of Children’s Pool time.…Learn More

Friday, December 173:30—4:30 PMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Origami Club

Fowler Origami ClubJoin us every Friday at Fowler Library for a drop-in origami club! Learn how to make a wide variety of fun projects. All skill levels are welcome!
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Monday, December 2011:00—11:45 AMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Baby Time, Ages 0-12 months

Join us weekly for songs, stories, and bouncing rhymes! Each Baby Time starts with 25 minutes of librarian-led, developmentally-appropriate songs and stories followed by open play.  Adults must wear masks. Please stay home if you or your child is experiencing any Covid-like symptoms.
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Tuesday, December 2110:00—10:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Outdoor Storytime by Fowler

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St), across the street from Fowler, for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. If anyone in your group is experiencing Covid-like symptoms, please do not attend.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 2110:30—11:30 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Crafty Tuesdays

Join us for a fun craft project that is perfect for ages 5 and under! We'll provide the supplies and you bring the creativity to make your own masterpiece!

Tuesday, December 2111:00—11:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Storytime

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. Outdoor: If weather allows, we will meet across the street at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St).…Learn More

Tuesday, December 211:00—2:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Stitch Circle at Fowler

Join fellow knitting, crocheting, needlework, etc. enthusiasts for an hour of social crafting. Help each other out of tough spots, share patterns and tips, and enjoy crafting together. We will meet in the backyard if weather permits, and in the large meeting room if it doesn't.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 2210:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Alphabet Storytime Indoors

Alphabet Storytime IndoorsJoin in the fun learning the alphabet with stories, songs and crafts!Each week we will focus on a different letter of the alphabet. Recommended for ages 5 years and below.

Wednesday, December 222:00—3:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Craft Lab at Fowler, Ages 12 and under

Drop by Fowler to craft, experiment, and create. Join us each week for hands-on artistic exploration.  In case of inclement weather, we will have a blast in Fowler's Lower Level Meeting Room! Masks will be required regardless of vaccination status.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 224:00—6:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8: In-person, Outside Meeting!

Over the course of the academic year (Sept-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to create a project. We do expect a commitment to weekly attendance. This year, we will meet in person, outdoors on the last Wednesday of every month.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 238:30—9:00 AMZoom

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be Here

FREE Online Group Meditation with Be Well Be HereJoin Be Well Be Here for a 30-minute morning meditation practice with the CFPL, and start your day with a moment of ease. Discover mindful tools that center the body, settle the mind, and open the door to wellbeing.

Thursday, December 2310:00—10:30 AMZoom

Storytime on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Join storytime from the comfort of your own home! Share stories, songs, and rhymes in this weekly virtual program.

Thursday, December 2310:30—11:00 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Story Time - Picture Books 101

Story Time - Picture Books 101 Come enjoy our favorite new picture books! And learn how you can participate in our early literacy campaign called 101 Picture Books Concord Free Public Library Loves! These storytimes will feature our favorite new picture books and promote early literacy skills to newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.…Learn More

Thursday, December 2311:00 AM—12:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Messy Fun at Fowler, Ages 5 and under

What's more fun than getting messy? Getting messy somewhere that isn't in your house!Drop by the Fowler backyard weekly for a range of activities from play dough to blocks. Stay for 15 minutes or for the full hour. We will have different stations, allowing for child-guided play and social distancing.…Learn More
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Friday, December 24Closed

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Saturday, December 25Closed

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Monday, December 2710:30—11:15 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

New Years Storytime at Main

A new year is upon us! Help us honor the previous year in our new Children's Activity Room.  Storytime and themed craft.

Monday, December 2711:00—11:45 AMLarge Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Baby Time, Ages 0-12 months

Join us weekly for songs, stories, and bouncing rhymes! Each Baby Time starts with 25 minutes of librarian-led, developmentally-appropriate songs and stories followed by open play.  Adults must wear masks. Please stay home if you or your child is experiencing any Covid-like symptoms.
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Tuesday, December 2810:00—10:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Outdoor Storytime by Fowler

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St), across the street from Fowler, for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. If anyone in your group is experiencing Covid-like symptoms, please do not attend.…Learn More

Tuesday, December 2810:30—11:30 AMHunt Recreation Center Multipurpose Room90 Stow Street , Concord, MA, 01742

Crafty Tuesdays

Join us for a fun craft project that is perfect for ages 5 and under! We'll provide the supplies and you bring the creativity to make your own masterpiece!

Tuesday, December 2811:00—11:45 AMLabyrinth Garden at West Concord Union ChurchFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Storytime

Join Fowler Branch librarian Dorrie for an in person storytime! We'll share stories, songs, and rhymes and do a simple hands-on activity. Outdoor: If weather allows, we will meet across the street at the labyrinth garden at the West Concord Union Church (1317 Main St).…Learn More

Tuesday, December 281:00—2:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Stitch Circle at Fowler

Join fellow knitting, crocheting, needlework, etc. enthusiasts for an hour of social crafting. Help each other out of tough spots, share patterns and tips, and enjoy crafting together. We will meet in the backyard if weather permits, and in the large meeting room if it doesn't.…Learn More
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Wednesday, December 292:00—3:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Craft Lab at Fowler, Ages 12 and under

Drop by Fowler to craft, experiment, and create. Join us each week for hands-on artistic exploration.  We will test our ability to create in all kinds of weather, but we have our limits! Please look here and on our social media with any updates, or call Fowler at 978-318-3350 with questions.…Learn More

Wednesday, December 293:00—4:30 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Live Like Louisa May Alcott For a Day (Main)

Live Like Louisa May Alcott For a Day (Main)Join us for an afternoon of Louisa May Alcott-era lifestyle activities for all ages. This includes roasting chestnuts, churning butter, and making your own tri-fold notebook. There will also be a wool spinning demonstration by local artist and artisan, Krysten Morganti.…Learn More
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Thursday, December 3010:00—10:30 AMZoom

Storytime on Zoom, Ages 5 and under

Join storytime from the comfort of your own home! Share stories, songs, and rhymes in this weekly virtual program.

Thursday, December 3011:00 AM—12:00 PMFowler BackyardFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Large Meeting RoomFowler Branch1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Messy Fun at Fowler, Ages 5 and under

What's more fun than getting messy? Getting messy somewhere that isn't in your house!Drop by the Fowler backyard or large meeting room weekly for a range of activities from play dough to blocks. Stay for 15 minutes or for the full hour. We will have different stations, allowing for child-guided play and social distancing.…Learn More
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Friday, December 31Closed

Main Branch

Fowler Branch