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Best Books of 2016

Best Books of 2016

2016 is almost over, but a lot of great books came out this year! Did you miss some of them? Here's a roundup of some Best Books of 2016 lists from around the internet. After you finish adding things to your to-be-read list, come on in to the library to get your hands on some of these!...

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Staff Favorites of 2016

It's the end of the year and while some people are excited about brown paper packages tied up with string, we're listing some of our favorite "things" from this year. Staff members sent in their favorite and most memorable books and media from the year. We hope you find something you...

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Get Organized Month

Getting rid of the stuff, not the memories.

Just in time to act on those resolutions to pare down your possessions, Andover resident and professional organizer, Nancy Patsios, returns to MHL on Wednesday, January 11 at 7pm. She'll discuss the process of letting go of stuff and offer tips and strategies for getting and staying organized....

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Happy Holidays From all of us at MHL!

MHeLves wishing you a joyous holiday season! May your holidays be filled with fun, family and good books!

MHL ebook gift bags

More free stuff at your library.

Will you be giving or getting a new tablet, Kindle or smartphone this holiday season? Stop by any service desk to pick up a gift packet with instructions for downloading books, music, movies and more.

The Finest Hours

The MHL Thursday Movie.

The Finest Hours will be shown on Thursday, December 8 at 6:30pm. In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid...

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Need some holiday stress relief? Come color with us!

On Thursday, December 1 at 7pm, trained art therapist, Fernanda Lopez will lead a coloring workshop. Space is limited, so register online today! Her visit is...

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Marilyn Okonow

Jewish Genealogy uncovered.

On Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm, Marilyn Okonow will share how to start finding your ancestors without leaving home, using websites and local resources. Discover how to organize your data, and how to build your family tree! She is the Outreach Coordinator for the Jewish Genealogical Society of...

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Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke

Andover author Ellen Alden will share her first novel.

On Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm, first time author Ellen Alden will share her novel, Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke, based on Civil War era letters she discovered in her family's attic. RSVP...

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Silhouette portraits make great gifts.

On Saturday, December 3rd from 9am-3pm, artist Jean Comerford will be creating hand-cut silhouettes at the library. The schedule is full. This popular annual event is a fundraiser for the Friends of MHL.