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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Musical mornings

Friday fun for little ones!

Musical Mornings with Peter Sheridan on Fridays, November 16 and 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... Read more

So YOu Want to Talk about Race

A faciliated 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

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

On Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00pm, author and garden writer, Marta McDowell, will share her latest book, which details the journey of Laura Ingalls Wilder's family in the Little House series. McDowell traced the family's journey and how the natural world influenced the stories.... Read more

Civil War

Explore the Civil War Era with Don Robb

Local historian, Don Robb explores many facets of what led to and followed the Civil War. The six week series began on Thursday, September 27 and will run every Thursday until November 1st, from 1:30-3:00pm. The entire series will eventually be available... Read more

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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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Pay for printing with your credit card!

Printing at MHL just got a lot more convienient! Patrons have asked for the ability to use a credit card to pay for for print jobs and we are trying out a new way to do just that. Princh is a service that lets you use MasterCard and Visa to pay for... Read more

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