Library Hours 2016 Memorial Day Weekend:

Friday, May 27 - 9 AM - 2 PM
Saturday, May 28 - 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, May 29 - CLOSED
Monday, May 30 - CLOSED

Have a safe and happy holiday weekend


Summer Reading = Fun and Prizes

Join the Pollard Library's young adult summer reading program and win prizes as you read. Read (books, comics, magazines) 4 hours a week (that less than an hour a day) and earn a weekly prize (coupons for pizza, ice cream and other great prizes). Also, you will be entered into our weekly raffle for a bigger weekly prize. Sign up at the Children's Desk starting June 29th. Open to young people 5th - 12th grade.

Programming Schedule:

Super Summer Movies

Tuesday, June 30 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tuesday, July 7—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 14—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 21—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 28—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, August 4—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, August 11—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, August 18—6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun slate of superhero themed flicks Tuesday in July and August. For movie titles, call 978-674-1543.

Summer Beach Bag Decorating

Wednesday, July 1—2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Decorate your own beach bag. Supplies provided. 
Open to young people 5th - 12th grade. Sign up required. Sign up begins 6/22. Sign up by calling the Children's Desk 978.674.1529

Espionage at the Library

Wednesday, July 8—2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Secret codes, master disguises… come try your hand at being a super spy.
Open to young people 5th - 12th grade. No Sign up needed.

Pollard Library's Camp Half-Blood

Wednesday, July 15—2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Discover your inner god or goddess. Are you an Athena, a Posiden, or a Thor?
Open to young people 5th - 12th grade. No sign up needed.

On Guard! Sword fighting at the Pollard

Tuesday, July 21—3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Guard Up! School for sword skills is coming to the library.
The program is open to young people 5th - 12th grade. Sign up is required and begins on 6/29. Sign up in person or by calling the Children's Desk 978.674.1529. You will be given or sent a permission form that must be filled out, signed by a parent or guardian, and returned to the libary NO LATER than July 17th. NO FORM = NO PARTICIPATE

Super Hero Special Effects

Wednesday, July 29—2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Using low tech materials, let's see if we can create some high tech special effects. We'll use a video camera and some ordinary objects to see what kinds of super hero special effects we can create.
Open to young people 5th - 12th grade. No sign up needed

Interactive Fiction @ the Pollard

Thursdays July - August 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Solve mysteries, embark on quests, or investigate other planets. Joing the library's Interactive Fiction Club.
Open to young people 6th - 12th grade. No sign up needed.

Celebrate Summer Reading

Wednesday, August 12—2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Celebrate your summer reading achievement. A party for young people who have met their summer reading goal.

All events are free and open to the public and are handicapped accessible. For more information visit or the Pollard Library Children’s Blog You can also find the Pollard Library Youth Services Department on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @PMLkidsdept.

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