October 2019

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Tuesday, October 110:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the LooseMother Goose on The Loose is a series of nursery rhyme programs for children from birth through age three.  Big sisters and brothers are welcome
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Wednesday, October 23:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Interactive Fiction Club

Interactive Fiction ClubOpen to young people, grades 5-12Interactive What? Fiction!In each story, you are the main character: solving puzzles, finding your way through mazes,
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Friday, October 410:00—11:00 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Coffee with the Director

Coffee with the DirectorDo you have some questions, ideas or suggestions that you'd like to share with the staff of the Pollard Memorial Library? Come by on Friday, October 4

Friday, October 410:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or

Friday, October 43:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Writers' Club

Writers' ClubGet your write on! Share what you are currently working on and get feedback and tips from other writers like yourself! Open to young people grade
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Saturday, October 5Closed

Senior Center Branch

Saturday, October 510:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Mother Goose on the Loose - Saturday Edition

Mother Goose on the Loose - Saturday EditionMother Goose on The Loose is a series of nursery rhyme programs for children from birth through age three.  Big sisters and brothers are welcome

Saturday, October 511:00 AM—2:00 PMLiteracy Room 211 (Literacy Volunteer Tutors Only)Main Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

US Census Recruitment

The US Census Bureau is Hiring for the 2020 Census. Jobs include census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eli
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Sunday, October 6Closed

Main Branch

Senior Center Branch

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Monday, October 76:30—8:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or
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Tuesday, October 810:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the LooseMother Goose on The Loose is a series of nursery rhyme programs for children from birth through age three.  Big sisters and brothers are welcome
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Wednesday, October 911:00 AM—2:00 PMPicture Book RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

School's Out Drop-in Craft

School's Out Drop-in CraftGet crafty in the children’s department on select early release or days off from school. All children (ages 5+) are invited to drop by the Childrenâ

Wednesday, October 93:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Interactive Fiction Club

Interactive Fiction ClubOpen to young people, grades 5-12Interactive What? Fiction!In each story, you are the main character: solving puzzles, finding your way through mazes,

Wednesday, October 96:00—7:00 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Tech Night

Our IT Specialist will answer technology questions; direct you to other resources; and provide demonstrations. You must sign up in advance for a one-hour slot.

Wednesday, October 97:00—8:00 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Tech Night

Our IT Specialist will answer technology questions; direct you to other resources; and provide demonstrations. You must sign up in advance for a one-hour slot.
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Thursday, October 1010:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Bow WOW Storytime

Bow WOW StorytimeJoin us select Thursday mornings for a special storytime featuring our therapy dog, Thor and his handler Joyce. We will be reading books, singing son

Thursday, October 107:00—8:30 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Intro to Genealogy

Intro to GenealogyIntro to Genealogy – October 10, 2019 – Memorial Hall at the PML – 7:00 pm Want to start looking into your family history but don't know wh
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Friday, October 1110:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or

Friday, October 113:00—4:00 PMYoung Adult (YA) Area - First FloorMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Writers' Club

Writers' ClubGet your write on! Share what you are currently working on and get feedback and tips from other writers like yourself! Open to young people grade
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Saturday, October 12Closed

Senior Center Branch

Saturday, October 1212:30—2:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! Cathy Cassady

Lowell Celebrates Kerouac!  Cathy CassadyCathy will present a program about her parents Neal and Carolyn, and share some stories about what it was like growing up surrounded by prominent figu
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Sunday, October 13Closed

Main Branch

Senior Center Branch

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Monday, October 14Closed

Main Branch

Senior Center Branch

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Tuesday, October 1510:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the LooseMother Goose on The Loose is a series of nursery rhyme programs for children from birth through age three.  Big sisters and brothers are welcome

Tuesday, October 156:30—7:30 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

International Book Club - The Cave by Jose Saramago

The Cave by Jose SaramagoThe Pollard Library International book club meets at 6:30PM on the third Tuesday of every month. The meetings are free and open to the public. Check o
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Wednesday, October 1610:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Wiggly Wednesday

Wiggly WednesdayCome get your wiggles and jiggles out with us! We’ll dance, jump, move and groove.   All children and their grownup are welcome. No sign

Wednesday, October 163:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Interactive Fiction Club

Interactive Fiction ClubOpen to young people, grades 5-12Interactive What? Fiction!In each story, you are the main character: solving puzzles, finding your way through mazes,

Wednesday, October 166:00—7:00 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Tech Night

Our IT Specialist will answer technology questions; direct you to other resources; and provide demonstrations. You must sign up in advance for a one-hour slot.

Wednesday, October 167:00—8:00 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Tech Night

Our IT Specialist will answer technology questions; direct you to other resources; and provide demonstrations. You must sign up in advance for a one-hour slot.
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Thursday, October 1710:30—11:30 AMPicture Book RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Play Zone

Play ZoneReady, set, play!  Children and their families are invited to join us in a playtime program in the Picture Book room.  This program focuses
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Friday, October 1810:00 AM—1:00 PMLiteracy Room 211 (Literacy Volunteer Tutors Only)Main Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

US Census Recruitment

The US Census Bureau is Hiring for the 2020 Census. Jobs include census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eli

Friday, October 1810:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or

Friday, October 183:00—4:30 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Anime Club

Anime ClubLove all things anime? Share your fandom with others who like the same. Enjoy everything anime with this special club. Open to young people grades 8-
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Saturday, October 19Closed

Senior Center Branch

Saturday, October 199:00—10:30 AMPicture Book RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Halloween Drop-in Craft

Halloween Drop-in CraftCome to the Children’s Desk and make a ghoulish decoration take home and get in the spirit of Halloween!  For children 3 and up.  While su

Saturday, October 199:30 AM—3:30 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Genealogy Day at the Pollard!

Genealogy Day at the Pollard!Join other genealogy enthusiasts for a day of hints, tips, and tricks to making your family research and genealogy projects more efficient with new te
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Sunday, October 20Closed

Main Branch

Senior Center Branch

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Monday, October 216:30—8:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or
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Tuesday, October 2210:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the LooseMother Goose on The Loose is a series of nursery rhyme programs for children from birth through age three.  Big sisters and brothers are welcome

Tuesday, October 227:00—8:30 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

John Desmond Author Talk

John Desmond Author TalkAbout the Book:The number of evictions in Balinmore, Ireland is on the rise. Eamonn McDonagh feels that he must resist the English landlord who is res
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Wednesday, October 233:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Interactive Fiction Club

Interactive Fiction ClubOpen to young people, grades 5-12Interactive What? Fiction!In each story, you are the main character: solving puzzles, finding your way through mazes,

Wednesday, October 236:00—7:00 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Tech Night

Our IT Specialist will answer technology questions; direct you to other resources; and provide demonstrations. You must sign up in advance for a one-hour slot.

Wednesday, October 237:00—8:00 PMMemorial Hall - 2nd Floor Reference RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Tech Night

Our IT Specialist will answer technology questions; direct you to other resources; and provide demonstrations. You must sign up in advance for a one-hour slot.
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Thursday, October 2410:30—11:30 AMPicture Book RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Play Zone

Play ZoneReady, set, play!  Children and their families are invited to join us in a playtime program in the Picture Book room.  This program focuses

Thursday, October 246:00—7:00 PMGround Floor Circulation AreaMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Meet & Greet with the Friends!

Meet & Greet with the Friends!Bring a Friend, Meet a Friend! Learn what the Friends contribute to the library and how you can use your time, talent & treasure to assist the Fri
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Friday, October 2510:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or

Friday, October 2512:00—2:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Meet and Greet CLW Staff Community Forum

Meet and Greet CLW Staff Community ForumJoin the staff of the Pollard Memorial Library and Center for Living & Working for a “meet and greet” open to the deaf and hard of hearing com

Friday, October 253:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Writers' Club

Writers' ClubGet your write on! Share what you are currently working on and get feedback and tips from other writers like yourself! Open to young people grade
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Saturday, October 26Closed

Senior Center Branch

Saturday, October 269:30—10:15 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Lego Club & Little Builders

Lego Club & Little BuildersCalling all builders! Children ages three and up are welcome to come to our brand new Lego Club featuring building supplies for big and little builde

Saturday, October 2611:00 AM—3:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Friends of the PML Pop-Up Book Sale

Friends of the PML Pop-Up Book SaleJoin the Friends of the Pollard Memorial Library for a Pop-Up book sale to help us keep our spaces organized. Get new and gently used books, DVDs, and
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Sunday, October 27Closed

Main Branch

Senior Center Branch

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Monday, October 283:30—4:30 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

STEAM Exploration with Full Steam Learning

STEAM Exploration with Full Steam LearningJoin us for a series of workshops about STEAM (Science - Technology - Engineering - Art - Math). Workshops are open for grades 3 - 5. Registratio

Monday, October 286:30—8:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Literacy Conversation Group for Adults

Literacy Conversation Group for AdultsFree and no registration required. Join us in the Pollard Memorial Library Community Meeting Room For more information, please call 978-674-1541 or
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Tuesday, October 2910:30—11:30 AMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Un-Scary Halloween

Un-Scary HalloweenWear your costume & get into the Halloween spirit! Our annual UN-scary Halloween celebration is full of stories, rhymes and songs. All childr
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Wednesday, October 303:00—4:00 PMGround Floor Community / Meeting RoomMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852

Interactive Fiction Club

Interactive Fiction ClubOpen to young people, grades 5-12Interactive What? Fiction!In each story, you are the main character: solving puzzles, finding your way through mazes,
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