Want to check out these new books? A reminder that curbside pickup is available! Only Pepperell items are available to request at this time. There are three ways to place a hold:
- You may place a hold through your library account.
- You may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- You may call us at 978-433-0330
Now to our roundup of links we’ve shared on our Facebook page and our website. The source of the link is in parentheses. Please note that links were current and functional as of June 26, 2020.
Editorial: Make Juneteenth a national holiday as a symbol of racial reckoning (Houston Chronicle)
A History of Juneteenth (Lawrence Library/Facebook)
Virtual Art Show by Artist Jacqui Hawk (Jacqui Hawk)
Books and Education
Global Road Warrior (Global Road Warrior via Lawrence Library) You’ll need your library card to access this database that allows you to virtually visit destinations around the world.
Summer Reading (Lawrence Library) This year we have partnered with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, First Lady of the Commonwealth Lauren Baker, and Blades’ from the Boston Bruins for the Summer Reading Challenge! Sign up here. The challenge is easy, just read every day! Once you’ve signed up, you’ll be eligible to win prizes from the Boston Bruins including signed pucks, signed sticks, and signed jerseys. Check out our Facebook page for games, craft ideas, and story times each week. We will also be offering stories on our “Trail Tales” walk behind the library as well as scavenger hunts throughout the summer. A reminder that our Trails Tales path is ADA-accessible!
Wowbrary (Wowbrary) Visit Wowbrary and sign up for a weekly email update about new items added to our catalog.
Learn How to Be a #ProudParent (PFLAG)
LGBTQ+ Youth Group (Lawrence Library/Facebook) Our LGBTQ+ Youth Group meets on Zoom on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.
NYC Pride Special Broadcast Event (NYC Pride/Facebook)
Pride Guide (GLAAD)
2020 Census (U.S. Census) Have you taken the 2020 Census yet? Pepperell is at 74.1% on self-response rate – let’s get that number higher! Your response matters. Health clinics. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community.
Juneteenth For Mazie (Sankofa Read Aloud/YouTube)
Miss Jennifer Reads Emergency Kittens by Jody Jensen Shaffer (Lawrence Library/Facebook)
Miss Jennifer reads Fancy Nancy: Bubbles, Bubbles, and more Bubbles! by Jane O’Connor (Lawrence Library/Facebook)