Library Closed!

Sorry, the main branch of the library will be closed until further notice for water damage clean-up.

We will have limited services at our Senior Center branch (Monday - Friday 9:15 am - 4:00 pm) - get more information by clicking here.

The Pollard Library World Literature Book Club meets 

on the Third Tuesday of every month 6:30-7:30PM.

The meetings are free and open to the public. Copies of books up for discussion are available for patrons to borrow on a first come first serve basis at the Ground Floor Check Out Desk. You may also reserve a copy by calling the Information Desk at 978-674-4121. Please have your library card ready.

For more information about this group please contact Pam Colt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Discussions:

Date TitleAuthor
January 16, 2018
February 20, 2018

book weneednewnames We Need New Names NoViolet Bulwayo

February 20, 2018

March 20, 2018

cain Cain Jose Saramago

March 20, 2018

April 17, 2018

strawberry fields Strawberry Fields Marina Lewcyka

April 17, 2018

May 15, 2018

ifnotnowwhen If Not Now, When Primo Levi

Past titles:



Cancelled due to 

water damage at

Library. Rescheduled

for February


Past titles:


DECEMBER book stonediaries The Stone Diaries Carol Shields
NOVEMBER book rouseup Rouse Up O Young Men Kenzaburo Oe
OCTOBER book mrpalomar Mr. Palomar Italo Calvino
SEPTEMBER book adrift Adrift on the Nile Naguib Mahfouz
AUGUST Rings of Saturn The Rings of Saturn W.G. Sebald
JULY Kundera The Festival of Insignificance Milan Kundera
JUNE Typical American Gish Jen
MAY The Eagle's Throne Carlos Fuentes
APRIL Panther in the Basement Amos Oz
MARCH Breath, Eyes, Memory Edwidge Danticat
FEBRUARY The Moor's Last Sigh Salman Rushdie
JANUARY Waiting Ha Jin


DECEMBER Sputnik Sweetheart Haruki Murakami
NOVEMBER Chronicle of a Death Foretold Gabriel García Márquez
OCTOBER A Bend in the River V.S. Naipaul
SEPTEMBER Stealing Buddha's Dinner Bich Minh Nguyen
JUNE The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid
MAY Mornings in Jenin Susan Abulhawa
APRIL The Piano Tuner Daniel Mason
MARCH Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
FEBRUARY Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton Wilder

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