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Learn how to create healthy & allergen-free desserts.

Are you thinking that now is the time to begin eating healthier, but you don’t want to give up those desserts you really enjoy?  Do food allergies or dietary restrictions prevent your family members from enjoying the sweets they crave? Would you like to know how to adapt your favorite baked...

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Shawsheen, Shawshin

There is new artwork on the roof deck.

The roof deck on Level 1 is now home to a striking bronze and stainless steel portrait of the Shawsheen River, 'Shawsheen, Shawshin 1692-2017.' Created by artists, Gene and Susan Flores, the piece is based on a hand drawn map from 1692, which shows the river in its most undisturbed state, and...

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dog with laptop

Are you shopping for a new computer?

On Monday, June 5 at 10am, staff librarian, Theo Kontos, will teach you what to look for in a new computer, go over some of the parts of the computer, and touch briefly on upgrading/repairing the machine you have. He’ll discuss what ram does and how much you need, the difference...

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FamilySearch: The World's Largest Genealogy Project

If you’ve found family history documents online, there’s a good chance you have FamilySearch to thank. Come learn more on Thursday June 1st at 7:00 p.m.

Founded and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, the world’s largest repository of genealogical...

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MHL Library Card

Are you planning a visit to the library this week?

If you're planning to visit the library this week to borrow materials, you may want to bring along your library card for faster service. During the changeover to the new catalog, we can still look up your records, but it may take a while. The new catalog is scheduled to launch on Thursday, May...

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Florence Foster Jenkins

The MHL Thursday Movie is Florence Foster Jenkins.

On Thursday, May 11 at 6:30pm, learn the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed...

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Death Cafe MHL

MHL is hosting yet another Death Cafe.

On Wednesday, May 10, join other adults for Memorial Hall Library's sixth evening of open, lively, and insightful discussion about death. While not a support group nor a venue for bereavement, a Death Cafe seeks to provide an unscripted, non-judgmental platform for those wishing...

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Stephen Collins

The Friends' Annual Meeting will feature Stephen Collins as Shakespeare.

On Thursday, May 4 at 7pm, actor Stephen Collins will make Shakespeare's words come alive, from the evil machinations of Richard III, to the philosophical bantering of Falstaff, to the brilliant oratory of Brutus and Antony. Shakespeare's tragedies, comedies, histories, and...

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High Point Seattle

Why worry about stormwater runoff?

 On Tuesday, April 25 at 7pm, attend a free public workshop to learn about the importance of managing stormwater, its impact on our water resources, and what can be done locally to mitigate its effects, including landscaping and gardening techniques, rainwater harvesting, and...

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dog with computer

Shopping for a new computer?

Are you looking to purchase a new computer in the future or upgrade the one you have? On Tuesday, April 25 at 10am, systems librarian Theo Kontos will teach you what to look for in a new computer, go over some of the parts, and touch briefly on upgrading/repairing the machine...

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