Memorial Hall Library

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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...

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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...

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The Sisters in Crime are turning 30.

On Friday, April 7 at 10am, join us for tea and treats in the Teen Room, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this 3,600 member organization of women crime writers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians. Meet our special guest, mystery author...

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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...

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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...

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Dreaming of Spring? Take a visual tour of these beautiful gardens.

Do you enjoy touring beautiful gardens? On Thursday, March 23 at 7pm, Jana Milbocker and Joan Butler, of Enchanted Gardens, will show you the best public gardens, nursery display gardens, and private gardens open to the public...

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The Thursday Movie is The Light Between Oceans.

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowboat. Stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz. Directed by Derek Cianfrance; DreamWorks; Rated PG-13; Running time is 133 minutes. Film starts at 6:30pm on...

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Do you have questions about your deed? mortgage? other property related issues?

Come to the free public office hours on Monday, March 13 from 10-11:30am in the Activity Room. Northern Essex Register of Deeds, Paul Iannuccillo, and Registry staff, will be on hand to answer your questions. They can verify if a Declaration of Homestead has been recorded on...

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The chickens are coming!

On Saturday, March 11 at 9:30am in Memorial Hall, Jen Valentine of Valentine & Sons Seed Company will share the wonders of raising both regular and heritage poultry in your backyard. You'll meet her heritage hens and learn all you need to get started. Sign up...

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What do modern heroines do in mysteries?

On Tuesday, March 7 at 7pm, mystery authors, Julie Hennrikus (aka Julianne Holmes), Frances McNamara, and Clea Simon, will discuss how women writers are revamping the mystery genre by creating strong women characters who balance relationships and careers, leap over sexist obstacles, and rescue...

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