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Two local opportunities to shred your unwanted paper.

We know many of you miss our annual shredding day, so here are two upcoming local events where you can shred your documents. Andover's Zero Waste Day is Saturday, May 7, 9am to noon in the Brickstone Square...

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MHL's 2016 Book Cart Drill Team

MHL's Book Cart Drill Team is Chasing Gold

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Get Your Seeds Today at the Andover Seed Library - while they last!

We are excited that a seed shipment arrived today from Fedco, a cooperative seed company located in Maine. It includes a wide assortment of vegetables, herbs and flowers - all your favorite varieties, grown here in the North and well suited to our climate. It's easy to borrow seeds from our Seed...

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Everest

Twenty years ago on Mount Everest, the most dangerous place on earth, a tragic event unfolded.

The MHL Monday Movie on April 25 at 6:30pm  is Everest, which recounts the story of the morning of May 10,1996, when climbers from two commercial expeditions started their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a...

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Caregiving Innovations

Explore some of the new ideas in respite care.

On Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30pm, a pair of experts will discuss two innovative programs and practices that allow caregivers and their care partners to enjoy time apart and together – in community and with one another. Beth Soltzberg, MSW, MBA, manages the Alzheimer’s/Related Disorders Family...

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The Boys in the Boat

Discuss The Boys in the Boat.

Join MHL staff members to discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown on Tuesday, May 10 at 11am. The Center at Punchard is hosting a...

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Butterfly Garden

The Friends of MHL invite you to Grow with Us!

Who are the Friends of MHL, and what do they do? The Friends are people like you--library patrons, community members, and others who value a vibrant public library and all that it provides. The Friends organize four book sales a year to raise money to supplement the library's town-funded budget...

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Facts and Figures

Electing a President 2016: Facts and Figures

On Thursday, April 7 at 10am, retired Boxford resident, John Plate, will facilitate a discussion about electing a United States President in 2016. The discussion outline (distributed at the program) will focus on the constitutional framework and the political party and electoral college process...

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Monarch Butterfly, Stevens-Coolidge Place, by H. Hoople

Massachusetts butterflies up close and personal.

On Thursday, April 14 at 7pm, Andover resident, Howard Hoople, will take you on a virtual butterfly walk that includes his stunning photography, information about their biology and behavior, and the impact of changes in their habitat. Hoople is the president of the Massachusetts Butterfly Club,...

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Trio d'amis

Trio d'amis present the final Friends' concert on Sunday, April 3 at 2:30pm.

Pianist Amy Lee, cellist Robert Mayes, and violinist John Guarino met in music school and enjoy performing together as 'three friends.' Their program will include works by Schubert and Brahms. Amy Lee is an active performer and faculty member at the Indian Hill Music School. John Guarino studied...

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