Walt Whitman (1819-1892) self-published the first edition of his opus, Leaves of Grass in 1855. At the time, he was living in Brooklyn and working as a freelance journalist and a printer / bookseller. The book drew favorable attention from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. After the outbreak of the Civil War he […]~Comments~
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 »