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new tween collection for middle school readers

Check out our new Tween Collection!

We are happy to announce that the library has a new section for patrons to peruse: our Tween Collection! Ask a librarian to check out this section - it's located in the Teen Room on Level 1 - or see these Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

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Children's Room

Need Early Literacy?

Our Fall session of Preschool Story Time for children birth-5, continues through Thursday, December 14th.  All programs are first come first served and tokens, one per child and one per adult, must be picked up before entering the Activity Room.  Due to demand... Read more

Preschool Music

Musical Mornings

Peter Sheridan will perform the third Friday of each month at 10am in Memorial Hall to share his lovely musical show with us featuring familiar songs, puppets, books and other props.  Wear your dancing shoes for a fun Friday Musical Morning.  The next programs are Fridays November 15th and... Read more

the angry eye

Courageous Conversations presents a screening and facilitated discussion.

On Thursday, November 21st at 7:00pm, MHL will host a screening of The Angry Eye, a documentary showcasing an experiment with college students, conducted by Jane Elliott, an internationally known teacher, lecturer and diversity trainer. A facilitated discussion will... Read more

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Best Fall Cookbooks of 2019

Best Fall Cookbooks of 2019

Looking for some new recipes for this holiday season? Whether you're cooking for a big crowd or just looking to spice up your next dinner at home, you're sure to find some tasty treats in one of these cookbooks. This list is Bon Appetit's Best Fall Cookbooks of 2019.... Read more

Author Alerts

Sign Up For Author Alerts!

Have you ever been excited to hear that your favorite author has a new book out, only to face the disappointment of being 100th on the wait list for it? MHL has a new service called Author Alerts that may help out with that struggle! You... Read more

historic postcard reading "Greetings from Massachusetts" with various images of sites around the commonwealth.

Historical Fiction Set in Massachusetts

As colder weather nears, it's a great time to engage in armchair travel across the state and through the ages with a selection of historical novels set in Massachusetts! From Lancaster in 1674 to Gloucester in 1814 to Nantucket in 1969, these books crisscross the Commonwealth and span the... Read more

teens top ten 2019

Teens' Top Ten 2019

Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) works with 15 teen book groups all around the country to generate a teen-led list of the best books of the year. In April, YALSA announced the two dozen nominees and then teens all over the country voted for their favorites. These... Read more

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