Lawrence Library in Pepperell MA

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~ 2021 Art Shows ~


Squannicook Colonial Quilt Guild

Book a browsing appointment, March 13 - April 24, to see the show in person in the beautiful Art Gallery. Unable to come visit? Enjoy a virtual show from home on our YouTube page.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

The Squanicook Colonial Quilt Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of quilt making through education, preservation, and fellowship. Whether you collect quilts, love them, make them or just want to learn more about them, they invite you to join our guild. Members come from all over north-central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. New members are welcome!

Previous shows:


Adrian art

Jonathan Adrian

HERE or clink on the link above to enjoy anytime from home.





Floral paiting Jacqui Hawk:

New Beginnings

HERE or clink on the link above to enjoy anytime from home.





Lotterhand photo of mink Mark Lotterhand, photographer

A virtual photography show by Mark Lotterhand



Nick DePasquale photo of lighthouse Nick DePasquale:Spanish Influences

A virtual photography show by Nick DePasquale



Sam Guay Sam Guay

A virtual art show by Sam Guay

Previous shows:



Jacqui HawkThe Art of Jacqui Hawk


A virtual exhibit by Jacqui Hawk





Four Seasons of Water by Jeanine Vitale

Virtual exhibit:


Squannicook Quilters Guild Show

This show 'Celebrating Creativity in Quilting' includes members from Pepperell and other local communities in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Since the library is closed here is a short video of the quilt show. This may also be viewed and shared on the library's Facebook Page.

open mic






Open Mic Night ~ 2020

Open Mic is the first Friday,

and has been postponed through 2020

Musicians, singers, poets - share your talent! All ages/all instruments welcome. We have a cajon to play, in addition to the piano. Each month a new emcee!

This is a Friends of the Library sponsored program that is held on the 1st Friday night (Sept - May) in the smoke-free, intimate environment of the Art Gallery. Fantastic acoustics in the art gallery/musical room draws musicians and listeners from throughout New England.

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available; coffee provided by Starbucks Coffee, Nashua, NH. Come play, sing or just listen!

We are now booking emcee's for the fall of 2020. Please email Deb if you are interested:


2020 Season of Music has been cancelled:

While the library is currently closed for all imusicprograms, you may enjoy watching past performances from the comfort of your home by clicking on the link to Pepperell Community Media's Video on Demand.

Live @ Lawrence Library is held in the smoke-free intimate environment of the Art Gallery. Fantastic acoustics draw musicians and listeners from throughout New England. Light refreshments and Starbucks coffee are provided by Friends of the Library.

All library events are funded by the Friends of the Lawrence Library and are Free and open to the public.

Karen Grenier

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7 pm

With the release of her CD "Crazy Love", Karen Grenier continues to make her mark as a both a gifted songwriter and crafty lyricist. Her songs resonate in the heart, leaving listeners anticipating the next song and humming her catchy melodies. A polished performer, her smooth, penetrating voice, rhythmic acoustic style, and positive emotional energy make for an excellent concert experience.

Karen was named a semifinalist in the 2006 Peacedriven Songwriting Contest, and won a songwriting award from Nashville's Music City Search in 2002. Several of her songs have been featured on Dawson's Creek. Karen has spent the past twenty years as a seasonal performer in the Cape Cod vacation destination of Provincetown, MA. She has performed at clubs, festivals, coffee houses and colleges throughout Northeast.

Karen currently makes her living both as a school principal and a professional musician. "You've got to reach for your's an attitude I've always tried to inspire in my students..."

shamrockThe Rakes ** Cancelled **

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 7 pm

Back by popular demand! The Rakes is an eclectic group of musicians that got together over 20 years ago to sing and play fiddles, guitar, banjo, mandolin, bodhran drum, cello, Appalachian dulcimer, and concertina. They will entertain with authentic Irish jigs, reels, marches, and waltzes it's sure to be an evening of top-tapping music!

Free and open to the public. We welcome donations for our local food pantry at all of our music events.

George & Louise ** Cancelled **

Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 7 pm

Lynette and the Sundowners ** Cancelled **

Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 7 pm

Past Performers:

If you missed any of the past performances, you can now enjoy it from the comfort of your home by clicking on Pepperell Community Media's Video on Demand.

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Music Links:


Area Open Mic Nights


The Living Room Coffee House


Area Venues:

Harlow's Pub

Pasta Loft

The Fitzwilliam Inn