Is Lowell a Happy City?

Is Lowell a Happy City? We’ll find out this fall thanks to the Pollard Memorial Library. This year’s Lowell Reads book is Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery. Lowell Reads is an annual effort by the library to create community through literature and reading. The…

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Literary Lowell: A Bibliography

This past Saturday, Sean Thibodeau, the Coordinator of Community Planning at the Pollard Memorial Library, led a Lowell Walk on Literary Lowell. Sean told some great stories about writers who were from Lowell, visited Lowell, or wrote about Lowell. Throughout the tour, participants asked for a list of the works…

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Big Night for Literature in Lowell

An overflow crowd packed Hypertext Bookstore Café this evening for the Loom Press Writers Reading event. Paul Marion, the proprietor of Loom Press which specializes in publishing poetry and prose from Lowell and the Merrimack Valley, recruited a great collection of writers to read from their work. The lineup included…

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