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Become a Volunteer Tutor

Tutoring is a wonderful opportunity to make a huge difference in someone’s life. Tutors say they benefit from the experience just as much as their students and learn more about themselves through the process. Literacy Volunteers of the Pollard Memorial Library is an affiliate of Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts.

Pollard Library Autism Resources Guide

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 110 children in the United States is on the autism spectrum. Youth Services Staff has compiled a list of autism spectrum resources for families. More »

Where do you want to go?

Take advantage of our museum pass program for free or discounted admission to many local cultural institutions—from museums to zoos, parks and an aquarium too! Most of the passes are funded by The Friends of the Library. More »


Libary Open Normal Business Hours

~ Mar/15/2017 BY : Sean ~

While the dig out continues from yesterday’s storm the library (and city hall, and all city offices) will be open normal business hours today, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Be careful out there.


Registers of Work Permits issued by the Lowell School Department now available!

~ Mar/13/2017 BY : Sean ~

Many thanks to Walter and Karen Hickey and Diane Laferrierre for the many hours (years!) transcribing record holdings at the Pollard Memorial Library.   The first set of records is “work permits” from the 1920’s/1930’s.   There is a tremendous amount of information for genealogists including some birth dates, place of birth, address and employment.   Click here […]


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