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October Book of the Month - The Other Black Girl

October 2022 Book of the Month

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris has been named a Best Book of the Year by Time, The... Read more

Banned Books Week 2022

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read!

MHL is joining the American Library Association in celebrating Banned Books Week from September 18-24 this year. Sometimes "Banned Books Week" can be confusing to hear, so to be clear--we aren't banning any books here! Instead, we'... Read more

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September 2022 Book of the Month

The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris has been called A Best Book of the Year by NPR, Washington Post, The New York Times and the Boston Globe. Set during the waning days of the Civil War, this historical fiction novel is both a poignant and gripping read.... Read more

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August 2022 Book of the Month

A perfect blend of summer, nostalgia, and baseball. Pick up your copy of Last Days of Summer by Steve... Read more

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Witches, Please!

Witches, Please!

Spooky Season is upon us! Want to get a little witchy? Check out this list of YA books about witches, ranging from light and fun to downright scary.

October 2022 Puzzle: Halloween Candy

If you find the theme of this month's puzzle appetizing, be sure to check out some of our books on Halloween treats! To get even more in the Halloween mood,... Read more

Memoirs for Hispanic Heritage Month

Memoirs for Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month continues from September 15-October 15th. To celebrate, here are 15 great memoirs written by Hispanic American authors.

September is National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month! MHL has a robust selection of books in our crafts section. Here are some books we recommend for sewists, whether you're just starting out or whether you've been sewing for years. You can also... Read more

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