MCC Biotechnology Facility Tour

Middlesex Community College runs a two-year biotechnology degree program that produces the largest number of biotechnology technician community college graduates in the State. The program runs in a highly renovated $3 million facility with 6,900 square feet for laboratory and classroom use. This space opened in the fall 2020. Program offerings include an associate’s degree in […]

Tech Night: One on One Session at PML

Tech Nights at the Pollard Library is an opportunity for you to make an appointment to speak with our IT Specialist about technology-related questions. Our IT Specialist will answer questions; direct you to additional resources; and even provide brief demonstrations.  Registration is REQUIRED. Please sign up HERE or call Adult Reference at 978.674.1544. For questions […]

VIRTUAL – International Book Club

The Pollard Library International book club meets at 6:30PM on the second Wednesday of every month. The meetings are free and open to the public. Check out our events page for a list of upcoming books and past discussions. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come […]

Lowell Reads Book Discussion

Lowell Reads 2023! We will be discussing “Legends of Little Canada” by Charlie Gargiulo. Join us on the first floor at the table in the front alcove. Host: Pollard Memorial Library Location: First FloorMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA, 01852 Registration is required for this event. RSVP Here. This event is being promoted as part […]

VIRTUAL – Authors Adam Sass and Terry J. Benton-Walker in conversation

Virtual Programming – Register to receive participation information Join us for a Zoom discussion with authors and best friends, Terry J. Benton Walker & Adam Sass as we celebrate their book releases! Your Lonely Nights Are Over (released September 12), is a YA thriller/horror billed as ‘Scream meets Clueless’ in which gay teen BFFs find their friendship tested when […]

Lunch and Learn: National Immigrants’ Day

Learn from local nonprofits working with immigrant and refugee populations. In recognition of National Immigrants Day, Enterprise Bank’s Multicultural Alliance invites you to hear from community organizations serving immigrant and refugee populations and their impact. Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (CMAA) Presentation by Sothea Chiemruom, Executive Director Project Citizenship Presentation by Molly Barstow, Interim Deputy Director […]

Learning in Retirement

Come learn about opportunities for the retired and semi retired. LIRA is a multi-faceted educational program for the retired and semi-retired, for which there are neither educational nor age requirements. LIRA is a partnership with the UMass Lowell Office of Alumni Relations and Office of Community Relations. Host: UMass Lowell Learning in Retirement Association Location: UMass […]

VIRTUAL – Interactive Fiction

Live via ZOOM Thursdays at 4 PM For students in middle and high school Join game expert Brendan Desilets to learn about the computer game Interactive Fiction, which you are always the main character in the story. Your mission is to solve puzzles, navigate mazes, defeat villains, and win. There are thousands of Interactive Fiction […]

Rethinking Discipline: A Workshop for Families

As we move into the fall and a new school year, it is easy to become overwhelmed and stressed out. How prepared are you to deal with your kids and family in a way that creates harmony and happiness? This workshop will feature international speaker and child advocate Stacie LeBlanc ( talking about the urgent […]

Knitting/Crochet Group

Meeting on the first floor by the adult graphic novel table Crafters bring their own supplies and projects to work on.  Patrons are welcome to stay longer than 7:30, but please note the library closes at 9PM. Please contact Gwen for any questions: Host: Pollard Memorial Library Location: First FloorMain Branch401 Merrimack St., Lowell, […]

Candidate Forum: City Council Districts 3, 6, 7 and 8

Join Lowell Votes to hear from the candidates for City Council Districts 3, 6, 7 and 8 in the beautiful second floor reference room at our Library. Learn more about each candidate so you can decide who you want to vote for. Your presence will also remind the candidates that the City Council is responsible […]

2nd Annual Lowell City of Learning Awards Ceremony

Please join us for a celebration of learning. The 2nd Annual Patrick J. Mogan Learning City Award will be presented to Jane Calvin, Executive Director at the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust for her dedication to environmental education, land conservation, historic preservation and urban forestry. Host: Lowell City of Learning Location: Richard & Nancy Donahue […]