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Author Marta McDowell program is cancelled.

Tonight's author talk is cancelled, due to the storm. We regret any inconvenience.

This year's Nobel Prize winner in Literature: Kazuo Ishiguro

This year's Nobel Prize winner in Literature was announced early in the morning of October 5 with Kazuo Ishiguro getting the call. The British author is perhaps best known...

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Introducing Kanopy

Watch over 26,000 films for free on Kanopy! Just launched at MHL, you can now watch must-see classic films from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS, or indulge in festival indie or world cinema sourced from award-winning filmmakers...

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Bring history to life with our historical newspapers!

Did you know Memorial Hall Library has digitized select local newspapers dating from 1853 through 1967? These papers are available online in searchable PDFs making what was once only available on microfilm accessible from home. The Library has just completed the second phase of a multi-year...

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What is Banned Books Week Anyway?

It's Banned Books Week! For many of us librarians, this is a great week because we get to talk about one of our favorite topics: intellectual freedom. The right to seek and access materials and information for all points of view is an important part of...

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Teen room open house wednesday september 20

Teen Room Open House 9/20!

Are you new to the area or new to middle school? Or have you not spent a lot of time in Memorial Hall Library's Teen Room and want to know what it's all about? If you feel this way, our Teen Room Open House is for you!

We know that the transition from elementary school to middle school...

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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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