The Library will be closed Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

Memorial Hall Library


What's Happeningsee all

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Are you shopping for a new computer?

On Monday, June 5 at 10am, staff librarian, Theo Kontos, will teach you what to look for in a new computer, go over some of the parts of the computer, and touch briefly on upgrading/repairing the machine you have. He’ll discuss what ram does and how much you need, the difference... Read more

FamilySearch: The World's Largest Genealogy Project

If you’ve found family history documents online, there’s a good chance you have FamilySearch to thank. Come learn more on Thursday June 1st at 7:00 p.m.

Founded and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, the world’s largest repository of genealogical... Read more

Shawsheen, Shawshin

There is new artwork on the roof deck.

The roof deck on Level 1 is now home to a striking bronze and stainless steel portrait of the Shawsheen River, 'Shawsheen, Shawshin 1692-2017.' Created by artists, Gene and Susan Flores, the piece is based on a hand drawn map from 1692, which shows the river in its most undisturbed state, and... Read more

Introducing our new catalog!

If you haven't already noticed we have a new catalog! Thank you for your patience during the transition the last few days. We're so excited to be able to offer this new system to our patrons. The new system comes with some great updates and new features.

Some features of the new... Read more

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In the Spotlightsee all

A true crime primer

If you spend your Friday nights watching Dateline or your morning commutes listening to podcasts like My Favorite Murder or ... Read more

Cutting Back: My apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

Great Travel Fiction: Independent of Mileage and Means

Independent of mileage and means, great travel writing toys with identity and belonging in a way that is provocative and transforming. Geography is imbued with agency and is bound to the characters’ worldview. The impulse to explore is at the heart of all stories that reject the most powerful... Read more

May Is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To commemorate that, we're sharing the winners of the 2016 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature. The awards, given by the Asian... Read more

Books for Horse Race Aficionados

Place your bet and put on your bonnet, the 143rd Annual Kentucky Derby is May 6th! Here are some books to help capture the thrill of the race and all the hard work that goes into it. You can read for the roses while some very well-trained three-year-olds run for the roses (... Read more

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