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Have you ever hiked the Bay Circuit Trail?

On Monday, March 27 at 7pm, videographers, Dan and Marilyn Brielmann, will share their beautifully shot documentary videos about this wonderful 230 mile resource with 16 miles of trails in Andover. They will be joined by Andover resident, Alan French, the founder and former chairman and... Read more

The family that grows together....

On Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30pm, Rita Wollmering of the HERB FARMacy in Salisbury, will cover the basics of organic gardening, as well as practical steps to build your soil, fight diseases and manage pests, all while having fun as a family. Families encouraged. Sign up... Read more

Meet Andover's new Poet Laureate.

On Tuesday, March 28 from 7 to 8pm, the library will host a community reception for Linda Flaherty Haltmaier, Andover's new Poet Laureate. Hear some of her poems and what she hopes to do for Andover. All are welcome. Linda Flaherty Haltmaier is an award-winning poet and screenwriter, and the... Read more

Journey into German Genealogy.

On Wednesday, March 22nd at 7pm, professional German-English translator, Katherine Schober, will discuss the history and variety of the German states over time, and offer practical tips for deciphering old German script, as well. She'll share how to locate vital records and how to use surnames... Read more

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Books by Transgender Women

Books by Transgender Women

March is Women's History Month, so it's a great time to celebrate the voices of transgender women! Here's a selection of books written by transgender women of all ages. This list is a bit of a grab bag: some are memoirs based on their own experiences as transwomen, while others are fictional... Read more

Books by Irish Authors

Books by Irish Authors

Happy St. Patrick's Day! What better way to celebrate Éire than to read a book by an Irish author?


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce


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A Day Without a Woman

A Day Without a Woman Would be A Day Without These Books!

Many MHL staff members wore red in solidarity with the Day Without A Woman, and held up a favorite book written by a woman.

March 8th is International Women's Day! Some women went on a general strike to create a Day... Read more

Comics to read after watching Logan

Comics to Read After Watching Logan

Earlier this month, the X-Men movie Logan was released. Hugh Jackman has said it will be his last movie featuring his potrayal of the iconic Wolverine. So what's a Wolverine fan to do now? How about return to the character's comics origins? Here's a list of classic comics that inspired... Read more

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