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Judy Lucey

Are you 'stuck' in your Irish research?

On Tuesday, November 15 at 7pm, Judy Lucey, an Archivist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, will discuss some of the common pitfalls and problems in Irish research, and will share strategies and resources to help you chip away at your brick wall. RSVP...

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Garlic floral arrangement

Betsy Williams will help you get ready for the November and December holidays.

On Wednesday, November 9 at 7pm, we welcome back floral designer Betsy Williams, to demonstrate how to use fresh fruits, vegetables, woody herbs, and locally sourced evergreens for holiday decorating. One arrangement will be given as a door prize. RSVP...

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Jim Femia

Get a jump on college planning and financial aid.

Parents and students are invited to a free workshop on Tuesday, November 1 at 7pm in Memorial Hall. Jim Femia, a Certified College Planning Specialist, will cover how families of all income levels may be eligible for financial aid, which colleges offer the best financial aid packages, how to...

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The Danish Girl

Free monthly movie screenings are returning on Thursday, October 27 at 6:30pm.

We're pleased to announce the return of free movie screenings in Memorial Hall. The next film will be The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander and Amber Heard. The fictitious love story is loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists, Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. The...

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Ted Reinstein

Ted Reinstein returns to MHL.

On Thursday, November 3rd at 7pm, Chronicle reporter and author, Ted Reinstein, returns to Memorial Hall Library to share his new book, Wicked Pissed: New England's Most Famous Feuds. New England is as dotted with colorful and fascinating feuds as it is with low stone walls and...

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Dr. Adam Cox

Did you miss Dr. Adam Cox?

His talk here is now available online, thanks to Andover TV. Cox's ideas have been incorporated by families and schools worldwide. His book, No Mind Left Behind, has been...

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You have your DNA matches. Now what? Part 2

On Tuesday, October 18 at 7pm, Dr. Sandy Murray will continue the discussion about the basic biology and terminology used to analyze DNA, the 3 major DNA-testing companies & “ethnicity/admixture” results, match lists and the analytical tools available at each company, chromosome browsers and...

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Book folding

Learn the art of book folding.

Transform a book into a work of art in this workshop with North Andover resident, Diane Lightburn. With two simple folds you can create an infinite number of patterns by repeating the folds on book pages. After taking this class, all you will need to continue this technique is a book, pencil,...

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Acer saccharum

What's up with our trees?

On Saturday, October 15 at 9:30am, a panel of tree experts will discuss pests and diseases that threaten trees in our landscapes and forests. After a summer of extreme drought, we will consider the ways we can prepare stressed trees for the winter storms ahead and the insect...

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Jim Pocock

In case you missed The Boys in the Boat...the Rest of the Story.

Andover TV recorded Jim Pocock's wonderful talk on September 19 and you can view it here.