April 2024

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Monday, April 13:30—4:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Reduce, Reuse, Repair with Mothers Out Front, ages 0-7

Reduce, Reuse, Repair with Mothers Out Front, ages 0-7Explore the theme of "Reduce, Reuse, Repair" through a mix of stories, songs, and crafting during this special event for families. Inspired by kids and their knack for wearing out their favorite outfits, this program is packed with fun ideas for mending clothes and crafting with recycled fabric.…Learn More

Monday, April 16:00—7:30 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

CANCELED - Bizarre Birds

Bizarre BirdsWith over 10,000 bird species in the world, there are some extreme examples that stretch our understanding of what it means to be a bird. Join as we kick off Earth Month with Dr. Steve Hale of Open World Explorers for this entertaining and educational program featuring extreme examples of birds and bird biology.…Learn More
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Thursday, April 46:00—7:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Sustainable Makes: Upcycled Stuffed Animals

Sustainable Makes: Upcycled Stuffed AnimalsCelebrate earth month by sewing your own stuffed animal out of upcycled textiles in this 4-week series! Bring your own materials (old sweaters and flannel shirts are great!) or use some of ours. Recommended for makers ages 10 to 110.
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Saturday, April 62:00—3:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Sustainable Makes: Recycle-Your-Own Paper

Sustainable Makes: Recycle-Your-Own PaperLearn to use a mold and deckle to recycle your own decorative papers from damaged Library books and newspapers! Recommended for makers ages 6 to 106.
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Wednesday, April 101:30—2:30 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Children's GardenMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Green Routes to School: Stories and Crafting

Passionate about protecting both people and the Earth? Join us to learn about green transportation! We will read a few books together, and we will learn why turning car engines off when parked (no idling!) will help protect air quality and everyone's health.…Learn More
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Thursday, April 116:00—7:30 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Growing with Climate Change

Growing with Climate ChangeClimate change is affecting our local farms in many ways. Join us for a presentation by Erin Lane from the USDA Northeast Climate Hub and a panel discussion with Concord farmers Brian Cramer of Hutchins Farm; Lise Holdorf of Barrett’s Mill Farm;  Dan Schmid of Walden Woods Farm; and Steve Verrill of Verrill Farm about how they are adapting to the changing growing conditions.…Learn More
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Monday, April 15All Closed

Main Library

Fowler Library

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Wednesday, April 173:30—4:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Make-It! Club with Unicorn Sparkle Association

Make-It! Club with Unicorn Sparkle AssociationJoin us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle!Recommended for kids ages 5+ and their caregivers. If your child is ages 5-9, please be prepared to stay with your child for the duration of the event.
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Saturday, April 2012:00—4:00 PMOther

Cooler Concord Climate Festival RAIN LOCATION - Concord Carlisle High School, 500 Walden St Concord

Cooler Concord Climate Festival  RAIN LOCATION - Concord Carlisle High School, 500 Walden St ConcordWe are moving the Festival to Concord-Carlisle High School!Rain or shine, we're excited for an unforgettable day filled with activities, games, art, and more, all aimed at building a more sustainable future. Join us at Concord-Carlisle High School for a day dedicated to learning, connecting, and building a shared vision for our collective future.…Learn More
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Sunday, April 212:00—3:30 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Concord Wetland Wildlife: Close Looks at the Animals of Thoreau’s Favorite Swamp-with Ron McAdow

Concord Wetland Wildlife: Close Looks at the Animals of Thoreau’s Favorite Swamp-with Ron McAdowThis slide presentation will feature videos and photos of wildlife from Well Meadow, the pristine wetland off Fairhaven Bay, on Concord’s southeast boundary. Well Meadow was a frequent destination for Henry David Thoreau. Ron’s trail camera monitors traffic on a beaver dam that crosses the swamp.…Learn More
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Friday, April 2612:30—1:30 PMBackyardFowler Library1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Meeting RoomFowler Library1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Seed Starting Workshop

As part of our Concord Seed Lending Library, we are partnering with Codman Community Farms in Lincoln to offer a Seed Starting Workshop! Learn more about the farm and their mission: codmancommunityfarms. orgThis workshop will be led by Jess Myles, Codman's Outreach, Education, and Volunteer Manager.…Learn More
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Saturday, April 2711:00—11:45 AMMeeting RoomFowler Library1322 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Fowler Sustainability Studio with Mothers Out Front

Join us a special edition of Fowler's Saturday Studio in collaboration with Mothers Out Front. This month's theme is Earth Day, and we are excited to welcome guest reader Representative Simon Cataldo to help us explore the roots of this important important day of action.…Learn More

Saturday, April 272:00—4:00 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Sustainable Makes: Native Seed Bombs

Sustainable Makes: Native Seed BombsGet messy and help the planet - mix up your own seed bombs to spread native flowers in your area! Recommended for makers ages 5 to 105.
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