The Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 21 and remain closed Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving.

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World Languages

Mes Petits Amis

NEW!  On Monday, December 3rd at 9:30am, preschoolers and their families are welcome to join us for a new program introducing the French language using rhymes, songs and simple stories!  We are thrilled to have Miss Ashley, a parent originally from Montreal, who will present this program for us... Read more

Families are

Families are fun! Stories @ The Center

Join Ms. Beth at The Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court, Andover, on Monday, November 26th at 10am for an inter-generational story time for preschoolers, their families, and our older friends at The Center.  Come ready to sing, move and listen to some... Read more

Musical mornings

Friday fun for little ones!

Musical Mornings with Peter Sheridan on Friday, December 21 at 10:00am in Memorial Hall.
Once a month children’s musician, Peter Sheridan, will visit MHL. Peter has performed at libraries, daycare centers and schools for over twenty years. His show includes guitar,... Read more

So YOu Want to Talk about Race

A facilitated discussion of So You Want to Talk About Race.

On Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00pm, the library will host a facilitated discussion of the breakout book by Ijeoma Oluo. She offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality... Read more

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Easy as Pie

Easy as Pie

'Tis the season for baking, if you're fortunate enough to have a working oven this year! Looking for some new recipes (to try for yourself, or to casually send to loved ones with better kitchen abilities than you)? Check out MHL's cookbook collection.

Genealogy Resources from the Jewish Heritage Center

Jewish Heritage Center Digital Archives at NEHGS

Many patrons who are reseaching genealogy at the library are looking for information about the lives of their Jewish immigrant ancestors.  Among other resources, MHL patrons can access the Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) Collections through our subscription to the New England Historic Genealogical... Read more

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the cultural contributions of Native Americans. Here are some great books for readers of all ages, written by Native American authors.

Veterans' Stories

Veterans' Stories

MHL will be closed on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 in observance of Veteran's Day. When we're open, come check out some of these great books that tell the stories of veterans in their own words. We thank our veterans for their service and are happy to help share their stories.

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