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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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Much Ado About Nothing

MHL's Thursday Movie: Much Ado About Nothing.

On Thursday, April 20 at 6:30pm, we'll continue our celebration of Shakespeare with Josh Whedon's 2013 film, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. The film stars Alexis Denisof, Amy...

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Write some poetry with Andover's Poet Laureate.

On Wednesday, April 19 at 7pm, Andover’s new Poet Laureate, Linda Flaherty Haltmaier, will lead a poetry writing workshop for adults.  She’ll explore different ways to create poems, from 3-word prompts to Found poetry (using a page of text as a source). Come and write a poem or...

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Shakespeare folio

Did Shakespeare really write all those plays?

Why is there no writing in Shakespeare's hand?  How is it that we have so many plays said to be written by a man named Shakespeare?  Did Shakespeare even write his plays? On Sunday, April 23 at 2pm, we'll celebrate Shakespeare's birthday and find out about this and more as...

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