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Memorial Hall Library

What's Happening

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.

Ukulele Workshops for Kids and Teens

Have you ever wanted to learn to play the ukulele? Here's your chance! On Monday July 31, professional musician Julie Stepanek will teach kids and teens some basic ukulele chords so they can play many popular songs. Julie provides her own ukuleles so there is no need to bring your own! We have...

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Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday a few days early!

Do you love Harry Potter? Are to desperate to talk about all things Hogwarts, Wizarding World, and beyond?! Come to our Harry Potter Lock-in! This after hours event for teens entering grades 6 - 12 will feature Harry Potter crafts, snacks, and one of the movies. We will...

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Teen Manga Workshop with Andy and Veronica Fish

If you're a teen who loves manga and anime, and who also loves to draw, this program is for you! Respected comics artists Andy Fish and Veronica Fish will be here Monday July, 17 at 2:00pm to teach you the basics of manga drawing as well as some history of the art form...

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Zombie Apocalypse Survival Course, Monday July 10 at 2pm

This Monday, July 10 at 2pm, teens get the chance to come learn how to survive the zombie apocalypse! This is designed to be an extremely fun, engaging, workshop style program where everyone gets involved.

Topics include: Basic first aid and first aid kits, Emergency "Bug Out Bags", Lost...

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