Memorial Hall Library

What's Happening

Explore World War One with three upcoming events.

On Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00pm, the library is hosting a screening of the original version of All Quiet on the Western Front in Memorial Hall. Former educator, Kathleen Dolan will introduce the film, and on Sunday, April 8 at 2:00pm, she will...

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Did you miss author Richard Rubin?

The author and historian covered a lot of ground, both in France and in his informative talk here on Sunday, March 18. You can watch it here.

Come out and meet six local authors tonight, March 14 at 7:00pm.

We've invited an eclectic group of local authors to talk about their work, followed by an opportunity to answer questions, mingle with the audience and sign and sell their books. Meet and hear from  Christopher Klein, who specializes...

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Postponed Due to the Storm: Are you looking for a new hobby?

Due to the impending storm, this program is postponed. When the new date is set, priority will be given to the original registrants.

On Wednesday, March 7 at 7:00pm, you can try your hand at basic knitting, wool appliqué and rug hooking. Staff members,...

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Create a healthier home landscape.

On Thursday, March 8 at 7:00pm, learn how to transform your lawn and gardens into “Greenscapes,” which encourage plants and turf to develop deep roots more resistant to drought, weeds, and disease. By using these environmentally friendly techniques, homeowners can save on water...

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Guitarist Gerry Johnston will play tunes from The American Songbook.

The Friends' concert series continues on Sunday, February 25 at 2:30pm in Memorial Hall. Combining his love of classical and jazz, along with an eclectic interest in various styles of music, Gerry Johnston has made a...

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Get tips on how to start your seeds indoors.

On Saturday, February 24 at 10:00am, Hannah Traggis, Senior Horticulturalist at Mass Hort, will show you how to start and care for your seedlings before they get planted in your garden in the spring. Sign up...

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Be part of a discussion based on Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

On Thursday, February 22 at 6:30pm, (note the change from 7:00pm) a panel will discuss their experience of reading Coates' book, the significance of his message, the lived experience of black men and boys in America, and how we as a community can support them. The...

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Explore Italian genealogy with Jenny Tonks.

On Saturday, February 10th at 2:00pm, learn practical and proven Italian family history research strategies from professional...

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Who were Alice's Ordinary People?

On Thursday, February 8 at 7:00pm, attend a screening of the documentary, Alice's Ordinary People, about Alice Tregay, an activist with the Chicago Freedom Movement. She and her husband James marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and worked on many fronts to secure...

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