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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...

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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...

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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...

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teen tech week at memorial hall library

Teen Tech Week at MHL 2017

If you didn't know, this week is Teen Tech Week. Teen Tech Week is sponsored by the American Library Association and YALSA, the Young Adult section of ALA, to promote and encourage teen technology use and exploration. Technology is all around us but there are even more ways for teens to be...

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Peace Corps Week

Travel The World (Without Leaving Home)!

Peace Corps Week is February 26 - March 4, 2017 and commemorates President John F. Kennedy's establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. Peace Corps Week is a time to...

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Children's program survey

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Academy Award Winners @ MHL
Moonlight (Best Picture)

Oscars at Your Library

Sunday, February 26th was Hollywood's biggest night, as the Academy Awards honored achievement in films from 2016. Not all of the big winners are available on DVD yet, but here are some that you can check out (or at least put a hold on) from MHL right now! Congratulations to all the winners (...

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New fiction by Black authors

New Fiction by Black authors

Last week we featured some nonfiction about the African American experience and this week we've got a roundup of ten new releases by Black authors. Whether you're looking for Literary Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, or even a graphic novel adaptation there's something here for everyone. If you're...

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1K B4 Kindergarten

1000 books challenge at MHL!

This free program encourages you to read 1000 books with your child before he or she enters Kindergarten – a goal experts say children need to help them learn to read for themselves. One of the best ways to encourage learning is to share books every day. Reading...

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