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Merrimack Valley

June 12, 2013

Library marks 40th anniversary by looking toward the future

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The Robert Frost Room highlights the life of Lawrence resident and national poet Laureate. The History Room has a plethora of historical artifacts, newspaper clippings and periodicals dating back to the birth of the city.

Nimmo said the library is much more than a place to borrow books. They offer Job Excel, online classes, host exhibits, teas parties, book groups, and the annual Jowdy Geograpical Challenge, author events and concerts. One goal is to form a stronger tie with schools.

“We have the same goal of educating people and recognize the importance of that, but we can’t do it in a vacuum,” Nimmo said.

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