Memorial Hall Library

What's Happening

The MHL Thursday movie is coming.

The MHL monthly movies in Memorial Hall return on Thursday, September 21 at 6:30pm with Hidden Figures. As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the...

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It's bulb planting season.

On Tuesday, September 19 at 7:00pm, seasoned gardeners, lecturers and garden historians, Ila Cox and Betsy Williams will share information about what bulbs will flower year after year, and how to nurture them. They'll discuss species tulips, alliums, old fashioned daffodils, and...

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Just in time for back-to-school, MHL has a new, free tutoring resource.

Come learn about, a free service that connects students with real tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Students and parents are welcome. is available at the library to all visitors and at...

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Are you looking for some new reads?

Celebrate the first day of school on Thursday, September 7, and drop in between 9:30 and 10:30am for a cup of coffee on the roof deck. Staff librarians, Clare Curran and Kim Lynn have been brushing up on new fiction and will have a whole bunch of recommendations about what to read next....

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Could it be Alzheimer's?

Are you, or is someone you know, experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes? If so, it's time to learn the facts. Come to a free workshop on Thursday, September 7 at 7:00pm in Memorial Hall, presented by Robin Bromberg, the Greater Boston and Northeast Regional Manager of...

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garden tour

What's growing in Andover?

On Wednesday, August 16 at 10:00am, we'll tour the West Parish Permaculture Garden. Space is limited. ...

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Supplies to make your own pinhole projector

We Have Run Out of Eclipse Viewing Glasses at the Library!

UPDATE: We have run out of glasses.

If you did not get glasses, you can still enjoy the eclipse safely by making a pinhole projector out cardboard. The video below shows how you can make one using just a...

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Death Cafe

We're hosting another Death Cafe.

On Wednesday, August 9th, join other adults for Memorial Hall Library's seventh evening of open, lively, and insightful discussion about death. A Death Cafe seeks to provide an unscripted, non-judgmental platform for those wishing to explore the many facets of this often taboo...

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garden tour sign

What's growing on the SHED Children's Campus?

On Wednesday, August 9 at 10:00am, we'll tour the student gardens on the SHED Children's Campus at 65 Phillips Street. Space is limited. Sign up...

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A Better Chance of Andover

A Better Chance exhibit on view at MHL.

A Better Chance of Andover is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is sharing part of its very extensive exhibit with the library. Learn more about how ABC of Andover got its start. On view in the Lower Level lobby.