The Youth Services Department serves children from birth through high school and their caregivers.  For information about services for youth in middle and high school, see our Young Adult page.

How to Get a Library Card for Your Child

The Pollard Library does not have an age requirement for library cards.  To get a library card for your child you must adhere to the following requirements:

  1. Only parents or legal guardians may obtain library cards for children.
  2. The parent/guardian must come to the library and  bring identification with the parent’s/guardian’s name and current Lowell address.
  3. The child does not have to be present.
  4. First time library cards are free.  Replacement library cards cost $1.

Helpful Links

The following is a list of links that you may find useful as a parent in the City of Lowell and at large. It includes youth and recreation information, links to Lowell schools and fun sites to go to help you raise your little reader.

General Links

City of Lowell Parks and Recreation Department

South Bay Early Intervention

Thom Anne Sullivan Center

Lowell School Links

Lowell Public Schools

Lowell Community Charter Public School

Franco American School

Hellenic American Academy

Immaculate Conception School

St. Louis School

St. Michael School

St. Patrick School

Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School

Literacy Links:

American Library Association’s Great Sites for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers

Book Hive - Find that perfect read for your child!

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