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The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

On Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00pm, author and garden writer, Marta McDowell, will share her latest book, which details the journey of Laura Ingalls Wilder's family in the Little House series. McDowell traced the family's journey and how the natural world influenced the stories....

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Civil War

Explore the Civil War Era with Don Robb

Local historian, Don Robb explores many facets of what led to and followed the Civil War. The six week series began on Thursday, September 27 and will run every Thursday until November 1st, from 1:30-3:00pm. The entire series will eventually be available...

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Ted Reinstein

Ted Reinstein will talk about New England's General Stores

Journalist and author, Ted Reinstein, returns on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00pm to share his newest book, New England’s General Stores: Exploring an American Classic, co-authored with his wife, Anne-Marie Dorning. The general store is as old as America itself. It...

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Make@MHL: Wool 'Apple-qué'

Learn how to create seasonal wool appliqué items with staff members, Vicki Murphy and Gerry Deyermond. All supplies are included. Register online. Meet at the Reference Desk. Staff will escort...

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College Readiness Programs 2018

College Readiness Programs Fall 2018

Getting ready for college can be a stressful time! Here at MHL we have a series of programs to help. All of our programs are free of charge.

Practice SAT Exam administered by the Princeton Review

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The Stevens-Coolidge Place

Learn the history, future and horticulture behind The Stevens-Coolidge Place.

On Thursday, August 16th at 10:00am, Superintendent and Horticulturalist, Kevin Block, will lead a two-hour tour of the gardens and house at The Stevens-Coolidge Place at 137 Andover Street in North Andover. Space is limited....

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Giving Garden

Take a tour of the South Church Giving Garden.

We'll meet and tour the Giving Garden on Thursday, August 9th at 10:00am. The organic garden, maintained by volunteers, is located at the Rolling Ridge Retreat & Conference Center at 660 Great Pond Road in...

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Garden Tour

Take a tour of the Andover High student garden.

We'll meet on Thursday, August 2nd at 10:00am at the front entrance of the high school. Garden Manager, Leigh Hartwell, and her student volunteers will lead us to the interior courtyard garden, a hidden gem. Heavy rain cancels....

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album covers

Want to know more about the music collection here at MHL?

Join librarian, Jesse Light, on Tuesday, July 31 at 7:00pm in Alcove 1 for a discussion and meander through our extensive music collection. He'll talk about how he decides what to buy, how you can make a request, and his own personal favorite genres....

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Jennifer Dryden

Get some tips on how to cultivate a good relationship with the teens in your life.

On Wednesday, July 25th at 7:00pm, certified life coach, Jennifer Dryden, will explore ways to improve communication and connection with teens. An informal and interactive discussion designed to leave people inspired and with some simple tools to try. Sign up...

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