The Library will be closed Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Memorial Hall Library


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American History More than the Crap You Learned in High School

Why knowing American history matters.

On Tuesday, January 17 at 7pm, local author and retired educator, Robert MacDougall, will discuss how and why knowing the history of our country has enhanced his own life. MacDougall taught American history for over 40 years, and the title of his book contradicts  

the famous Paul Simon...

Andover Seed Library

Celebrate the Andover Seed Library's birthday!

The Andover Seed Library opens on Saturday, January 21st! To celebrate its first birthday and 2017 opening, Claudia Thompson, President of Grow Native Massachusetts, will talk at 10:30am about how to add native plants to your home... Read more


Get creative with two new kids programs!

We have two new programs for kids in grades 3-5 beginning January 12th!  Join us for Kids Create after school beginning at 3:30pm.  This month you'll make a tea light snowman! Please register so we insure we have enough supplies, then... Read more

Family book club

Cook, read, eat, discuss, join our new Family Book Club!

Each month we will select a book for all to read together.  Books will be chosen for diversity and culture.  We encourage you to make and eat a meal related to the country or culture represented by the book and then we'll all join together for a discussion and dessert.  This program is... Read more

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New Year, New You?

A new year often means a new take on health and wellness for many people. Whether this means joining a gym, starting a yoga class, taking up rock climbing, trying new eating habits, or getting more sleep, we’ve got you covered on health resources. Here’s a sampling of some books to help you on your path:


Breathe : the simple, revolutionary 14-day program to...

Children's Room

Need Early Literacy?

Our Winter/Spring sessions of Preschool Story Time for children birth-5, begin the week of January 9th and end the week of May 23rd.  All programs are first come first served and tokens, one per child and one per adult, must be... Read more

Cedar Waxwings populations are on the rise in Massachusetts

Winter is for the birds! Explore Birds of North America Online.

Spend a snowy day exploring this rich and dynamic multi-media treasury of ornithological knowledge. Birds of North America Online is technically an ongoing project sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the American... Read more

New and Notable Music December 2016

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