Memorial Hall Library

What's Happening


On Monday, February 29 at 6:30pm, MHL will screen Selma, the unforgettable true story that chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from...

Read more

What is a Death Cafe?

A Death Cafe seeks to provide an unscripted, non-judgmental platform for those wishing to explore the many facets of this often taboo subject. Come on Wednesday, February 17 at 7pm with an open mind, a healthy curiosity, and a willingness to share your thoughts, feelings, and questions with...

Read more

Find out why gardening is murder with mystery author, Neal Sanders.

On February 18 at 7pm, Neal Sanders presents a ‘husband’s point of view’ of gardening, filled with humor and insight from someone who gardens less from an abiding love of horticulture than for the love of a spouse. Neal retired from the corporate world in 2005, and his 'second act' is as a...

Read more
1040 Form

Tax forms are here!

We have 1040 forms and instructions and Massachusetts Resident / Nonresident instructions and forms. Here is the list of what we have so far: Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ and Instructions: 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ. We are expecting to receive a binder of Reproducible Copies of Federal Tax Forms and...

Read more

Why all the fuss about native and heirloom plants?

On Thursday, February 11 at 7pm, John Forti, Director of Horticulture for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, will share his passion and knowledge about why heirloom and native plants are important, and what they can teach us about our region and history. Forti is a nationally recognized...

Read more

ISIL, The Islamic State of Iraq and The Levant: Facts and Figures

On Thursday, February 4 at 10am, retired Boxford resident, John Plate, will facilitate a discussion about The Islamic State of Iraq and The Levant.  A discussion outline containing facts and figures will be distributed at the program. Plate holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Columbia...

Read more
Valentine wine glass lamp

Create a homemade wine glass lamp for Valentine's Day.

On Wednesday, February 3 at 10am, you can create a homemade 'lamp' using a wine glass, just in time for Valentine's Day. Staff members Vicki Murphy and Gerry Deyermond will show you how in this hands-on workshop. Meets in Friends Alcove 2 on the Ground Floor. Register...

Read more
Patricia Bateson

Local author Patricia Bateson comes to MHL.

On Wednesday, January 20 at 7pm, Patricia Bateson will discuss Firewalk: Transcending the Fear, Awakening to Love, her recently published book. She will inspire you with her story of how she faced a health challenge and discovered ways to move through and heal on every level possible....

Read more
Hammond Reservation

Help create a community garden in Andover.

The community garden site has been approved for Conservation Commission land opposite the leaf composting site on High Plain Road, and now it’s time to get organized. Come to this informational session to learn more and sign up to help. Contact ...

Read more

Choose Books You Love with NoveList

Are you taking our 16 in 2016 Reading Challenge and looking for a good book, wondering if your favorite author has a new release or looking for the next book in a  favorite series? You may want to try our...

Read more