January 2024

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Monday, January 1All Closed

Main Library

Fowler Library

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Wednesday, January 311:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkers

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkersJoin us for an opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers of infants and pre-walking babies in this introduction to the world of early literacy. Share parenting experiences with one another and bond with your baby through lap bounces, nursery rhymes, songs, and, of course, books!Recommended for infants and pre-walking babies.

Wednesday, January 33:30—4:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Make-It! Club

Make-It! ClubJoin us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle geared towards kids ages 5 to 10 and their caregivers.

Wednesday, January 33:30—5:30 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Dungeons and DragonsTry your hand at tabletop heroics in our new, ongoing game. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice. Note: Space is limited! Please contact Erick at egordy@minlib. net prior to attending!

Wednesday, January 35:00—6:00 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

CANCELED - Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Oct-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to design, create, and produce a project that addresses a real world problem. Our adult and teen facilitators have a range of coding and project development skills.…Learn More
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Thursday, January 49:30—11:30 AMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Knitters' Workshop

Knitters' WorkshopStop by the Workshop every Thursday morning for a cup of coffee and two hours of informal, self-guided knitting with fellow Concord crafters! Needles and yarn scrap swap available for new knitters. All ages and experiences welcome.

Thursday, January 411:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Sensory Storytime, ages 0-5

Sensory Storytime, ages 0-5Sensory Storytime will create a supportive experience for neurodiverse children and their caregivers who benefit from calmer, sensory focused storytime in meeting the needs for children on the autistic spectrum, sensory processing challenges, and/or would benefit from a smaller storytime.…Learn More
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Friday, January 510:00—11:30 AMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

League of Women Voters - First Fridays Presents CPS: How Are Our Children Doing After Covid?

Join speaker Dr. Laurie Hunter, Superintendent of Schools, along with Assistant Superintendent Kristen Anderson, Director of Student Services Angel Charles, CCHS Wellness Coordinator Cristina Jonson, and DEIB Director Andrew Nyamekye for a deep dive into Concord public school's handling of the post-Covid academic, social, and emotional demands on students and the continuing challenges faced by our educators.…Learn More
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Saturday, January 612:00—2:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

LEGO Explorers

LEGO ExplorersEnjoy free building with your friends using LEGO bricks, Duplo blocks, Megabloks, and other building toys!
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Monday, January 810:30—11:15 AMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Musical Monday: Rockabye Beats

Musical Monday: Rockabye BeatsStart your week off right by dancing, singing, and having some fun at Musical Monday!Rockabye 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.…Learn More
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Tuesday, January 99:30—11:15 AMTrustees RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Tuesday Book Discussion: Orlando, by Virginia Woolf

Tuesday Book Discussion:  Orlando, by Virginia WoolfEach month, join other readers to discuss a range of books, from classics to contemporary.  For January, we will discuss Orlando, by Virginia Woolf. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library circulation desk. Electronic copies of the book can be found on Hoopla.…Learn More
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Wednesday, January 1011:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkers

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkersJoin us for an opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers of infants and pre-walking babies in this introduction to the world of early literacy. Share parenting experiences with one another and bond with your baby through lap bounces, nursery rhymes, songs, and, of course, books!Recommended for infants and pre-walking babies.

Wednesday, January 103:30—4:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Make-It! Club

Make-It! ClubJoin us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle geared towards kids ages 5 to 10 and their caregivers.

Wednesday, January 103:30—5:30 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Dungeons and DragonsTry your hand at tabletop heroics in our new, ongoing game. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice. Note: Space is limited! Please contact Erick at egordy@minlib. net prior to attending!

Wednesday, January 105:00—6:00 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Oct-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to design, create, and produce a project that addresses a real world problem. Our adult and teen facilitators have a range of coding and project development skills.…Learn More

Wednesday, January 106:00—7:30 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

“Enemies to their country?” Concord Town Meeting January 10, 1774

“Enemies to their country?” Concord Town Meeting January 10, 1774250 years ago, in the wake of the now famous Dec 16, 1773 “Boston Tea Party,” the people of Concord took steps that would lead them down a dangerous path toward rebellion. On January 10, 1774, Concord took up an article in town meeting to write a response to a letter from the Boston Committee of Correspondence that warned about the evils of the new Tea Act and the need to resist “in a most zealous and determined manner.…Learn More
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Thursday, January 119:30—11:30 AMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Knitters' Workshop

Knitters' WorkshopStop by the Workshop every Thursday morning for a cup of coffee and two hours of informal, self-guided knitting with fellow Concord crafters! Needles and yarn scrap swap available for new knitters. All ages and experiences welcome.

Thursday, January 114:00—5:00 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Otaku Bell

Teen Otaku BellOtaku is a Japanese term literally meaning "your households" that has come to be used by people who have specific fandoms or hobbies that they adore and identify with. In this club all who enjoy Japanese media and pop culture are welcome! Come discuss your favorite manga/anime titles, share art, learn about local conventions and events, eat delicious Japanese goodies, and help pick what we’ll discuss next.
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Saturday, January 1312:00—2:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

LEGO Explorers

LEGO ExplorersEnjoy free building with your friends using LEGO bricks, Duplo blocks, Megabloks, and other building toys!
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Monday, January 15All Closed

Main Library

Fowler Library

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Tuesday, January 1610:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Crafty Tuesday

Crafty TuesdayGet your wiggles out with songs, rhymes, shorter stories, and a ton of movement at this storytime perfect for busy toddlers!

Tuesday, January 161:00—3:00 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Social Justice Roundtable

* This event is still happening today, despite the snow. See you soon!The Concord Social Justice Roundtable has been created as a forum for various groups and individuals who share the common goal of helping Concord become a more welcoming, equitable, and inclusive community.…Learn More
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Wednesday, January 1710:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Toddler Time

Toddler TimeGet your wiggles out with songs, rhymes, shorter stories, and a ton of movement at this storytime perfect for busy toddlers!

Wednesday, January 1711:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkers

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkersJoin us for an opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers of infants and pre-walking babies in this introduction to the world of early literacy. Share parenting experiences with one another and bond with your baby through lap bounces, nursery rhymes, songs, and, of course, books!Recommended for infants and pre-walking babies.

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

Make-It! Club

Make-It! ClubJoin us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle geared towards kids ages 5 to 10 and their caregivers.

Wednesday, January 173:30—5:30 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Dungeons and DragonsTry your hand at tabletop heroics in our new, ongoing game. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice. Note: Space is limited! Please contact Erick at egordy@minlib. net prior to attending!

Wednesday, January 175:00—6:00 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Oct-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to design, create, and produce a project that addresses a real world problem. Our adult and teen facilitators have a range of coding and project development skills.…Learn More

Wednesday, January 176:30—8:30 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Concord 250 Permanent Memorial - Public Forum

Concord 250 Permanent Memorial - Public ForumJoin us for this public forum on the Concord 250 Permanent Memorial!View the renderings of the Permanent Memorial to be erected on the memorial green space in Monument Square.  Presented by the Concord 250 Executive Committeee's Permanent Memorial Subcommittee in conjunction with Landscape Planning & Design Group, Sasaki Associates.…Learn More
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Thursday, January 189:30—11:30 AMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Knitters' Workshop

Knitters' WorkshopStop by the Workshop every Thursday morning for a cup of coffee and two hours of informal, self-guided knitting with fellow Concord crafters! Needles and yarn scrap swap available for new knitters. All ages and experiences welcome.

Thursday, January 1811:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Sensory-Friendly Storytime, ages 0-5

Sensory-Friendly Storytime, ages 0-5Sensory Storytime will create a supportive experience for neurodiverse children and their caregivers who benefit from calmer, sensory focused storytime in meeting the needs for children on the autistic spectrum, sensory processing challenges, and/or would benefit from a smaller storytime.…Learn More

Thursday, January 184:00—5:00 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Random Insanity Game Show

Teen Random Insanity Game ShowBe a contestant in our mad mash-up of game shows and do your best to navigate the chaos of ridiculous rules to win fabulous prizes!

Thursday, January 185:30—7:30 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Opting for Growth by Embracing Stress and Emotion: Let's Get Uncomfortable with Dr. Karin Hodges

Opting for Growth by Embracing Stress and Emotion: Let's Get Uncomfortable with Dr. Karin HodgesThis enlightening event with Dr. Karin Hodges promises to be a deep dive into the world of child development and mental health. It's an opportunity to better understand our children's needs and discover ways to ensure their growth and well- being.
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Friday, January 1910:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Alphabet Storytime

Alphabet StorytimeJoin us for stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different letter of the alphabet each week!
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Saturday, January 2012:00—2:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

LEGO Explorers

LEGO ExplorersEnjoy free building with your friends using LEGO bricks, Duplo blocks, Megabloks, and other building toys!

Saturday, January 203:00—3:15 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

CANCELED - Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 1)

Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 1)Did you know that reading to dogs boosts reading skills & emotional & social skills for children? Read to Laddie the Collie, a good listener who loves stories!

Saturday, January 203:15—3:30 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

CANCELED - Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 2)

Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 2)Did you know that reading to dogs boosts reading skills & emotional & social skills for children? Read to Laddie the Collie, a good listener who loves stories!

Saturday, January 203:30—3:45 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

CANCELED - Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 3)

Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 3)Did you know that reading to dogs boosts reading skills & emotional & social skills for children? Read to Laddie the Collie, a good listener who loves stories!

Saturday, January 203:45—4:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

CANCELED - Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 4)

Read to Laddie the Collie, ages 5+ (Session 4)Did you know that reading to dogs boosts reading skills & emotional & social skills for children? Read to Laddie the Collie, a good listener who loves stories!
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Monday, January 2210:30—11:15 AMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Musical Monday: Alan Goodrich

Musical Monday: Alan GoodrichStart your week off right by dancing, singing, and having some fun at Musical Monday!Enjoy music and stories with Alan Goodrich! Alan is a guitarist and singer-songwriter/solo performer who presents live music concerts "for kids of all ages" including classic and current children's songs and original songs.…Learn More
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Tuesday, January 2310:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Crafty Tuesday with author Linda Booth Sweeney

Crafty Tuesday with author Linda Booth SweeneyThis week, we will welcome author Linda Booth Sweeney to read her brand new book, Apart, Together, and we will learn all about how individual pieces can come together to form something wonderful!
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Wednesday, January 2410:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Toddler Time

Toddler TimeGet your wiggles out with songs, rhymes, shorter stories, and a ton of movement at this storytime perfect for busy toddlers!

Wednesday, January 2411:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkers

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkersJoin us for an opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers of infants and pre-walking babies in this introduction to the world of early literacy. Share parenting experiences with one another and bond with your baby through lap bounces, nursery rhymes, songs, and, of course, books!Recommended for infants and pre-walking babies.

Wednesday, January 243:30—4:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Make-It! Club

Make-It! ClubJoin us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle geared towards kids ages 5 to 10 and their caregivers.

Wednesday, January 243:30—5:30 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Dungeons and DragonsTry your hand at tabletop heroics in our new, ongoing game. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice. Note: Space is limited! Please contact Erick at egordy@minlib. net prior to attending!

Wednesday, January 245:00—6:00 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Oct-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to design, create, and produce a project that addresses a real world problem. Our adult and teen facilitators have a range of coding and project development skills.…Learn More
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Thursday, January 259:30—11:30 AMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Knitters' Workshop

Knitters' WorkshopStop by the Workshop every Thursday morning for a cup of coffee and two hours of informal, self-guided knitting with fellow Concord crafters! Needles and yarn scrap swap available for new knitters. All ages and experiences welcome.

Thursday, January 2511:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Sensory-Friendly Storytime, ages 0-5

Sensory-Friendly Storytime, ages 0-5Sensory Storytime will create a supportive experience for neurodiverse children and their caregivers who benefit from calmer, sensory focused storytime in meeting the needs for children on the autistic spectrum, sensory processing challenges, and/or would benefit from a smaller storytime.…Learn More
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Friday, January 2610:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Alphabet Storytime

Alphabet StorytimeJoin us for stories, rhymes and songs focusing on a different letter of the alphabet each week!
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Saturday, January 2710:30 AM—12:00 PMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

LWVCC Winter Breakfast with Keynote Speaker Hon. Nancy Gertner

LWVCC Winter Breakfast with Keynote Speaker Hon. Nancy GertnerJoin the League of Women Voters of Concord-Carlisle for their Winter Breakfast!Registration is required. Register HERE to attend the breakfast at the Concord Library or to access the Zoom Link.  Keynote Speaker: Hon. Nancy Gertner U. S. District Court Judge, Massachusetts (retired, now Harvard Law School)"The Role of the Courts in Maintaining a Vibrant Democracy"Host: Hon.…Learn More

Saturday, January 2712:00—2:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

LEGO Explorers

LEGO ExplorersEnjoy free building with your friends using LEGO bricks, Duplo blocks, Megabloks, and other building toys!
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Monday, January 2910:30—11:15 AMGoodwin ForumMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Musical Monday: Music & Movement with Julie Stepanek

Musical Monday: Music & Movement with Julie StepanekStart your week off right by dancing, singing, and having some fun at Musical Monday!Featuring songs you know and some songs you might not know, join musician Julie Stepanek and stretch, stomp, sing, and shake out your sillies--all to the sweet sounds of the ukulele.…Learn More
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Tuesday, January 3010:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Crafty Tuesday

Crafty TuesdayGet your wiggles out with songs, rhymes, shorter stories, and a ton of movement at this storytime perfect for busy toddlers!

Tuesday, January 303:45—5:30 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Video Game Tournament

Teen Video Game TournamentPrizes are up for grabs at this ranked win Super Smash Bros tournament, but bring your deodorant because the competition in this classic brawler is gonna be extra sweaty (figuratively and literally, probably).
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Wednesday, January 3110:30—11:00 AMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Toddler Time

Toddler TimeGet your wiggles out with songs, rhymes, shorter stories, and a ton of movement at this storytime perfect for busy toddlers!

Wednesday, January 3111:30 AM—12:00 PMChildren's Activity RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkers

Baby Snugglebugs Storytime, pre-walkersJoin us for an opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers of infants and pre-walking babies in this introduction to the world of early literacy. Share parenting experiences with one another and bond with your baby through lap bounces, nursery rhymes, songs, and, of course, books!Recommended for infants and pre-walking babies.

Wednesday, January 313:30—4:30 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Make-It! Club

Make-It! ClubJoin us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle geared towards kids ages 5 to 10 and their caregivers.

Wednesday, January 313:30—5:30 PMTeen RoomMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Dungeons and DragonsTry your hand at tabletop heroics in our new, ongoing game. Build a character, choose your weapon, and lay waste to nasty critters with a roll of the dice. Note: Space is limited! Please contact Erick at egordy@minlib. net prior to attending!

Wednesday, January 315:00—6:00 PMThe WorkshopMain Library129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Girls Who Code, Grades 5-8

Over the course of the academic year (Oct-May), Concord Girls Who Code members learn a variety of coding skills and work together to design, create, and produce a project that addresses a real world problem. Our adult and teen facilitators have a range of coding and project development skills.…Learn More