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Top Ten Incredible Things You Didn’t Know You Can Borrow at MHL

Excuse us for the clickbait-y title, we’re just so excited to be able to offer a wider range of materials you can borrow! You know that Memorial Hall Library offers books, music, movies, magazines, and more but did you know about our new Library of Things?

The Library of Things has, you...

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ALA Youth Media Awards

2018 ALA Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association has announced the winners of the 2018 Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals. These awards recognize outstanding books for young readers in a variety of categories. View the full list and find you or your family's next great read!

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Black Panther, Afrofuturism, and Black Speculative Fiction

Marvel's Black Panther is being released next Friday and it's been getting great reviews so far! We're excited to see more of Wakanda on the big screen and the imaginative world director Ryan Coogler has created....

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Time Travel Fiction for Groundhog Day

Time Travel Fiction for Groundhog Day

In the 1993 movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray's character found himself continually repeating February 2nd. In honor of the 25th anniversary of that...

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great january reads

Drop-in Book Chat Titles

Did you miss our Drop-in Book Chat last week? Librarians Kim and Clare discussed some of their favorite fiction reads of the last month and previewed some soon to be released titles. If you love to talk about books but don't want to be tied to only one book, you should check out this program!...

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Writing the Dream

Writing the Dream: Books By American Immigrants

John F. Kennedy wrote, “Everywhere immigrants have enriched and strengthened the fabric of American life.” Since its founding, American culture has always benefited from the artistic contribution of immigrants. Here are some great books written by first and second generation immigrants to the...

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Get Ready for the Return of the Andover Seed Library

The Andover Seed Library Will Re-Open on February 3

The Andover Seed Library will re-open on February 3rd! We are thinking beyond the tiny kernels you will press into the soil in your backyard once the ground warms up. Seeds are essential for the future of agricultural diversity and that’s not just about enjoying a veritable smorgasbord at supper...

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Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Monday, January 15th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so come in this weekend to pick up books to read on your day off! Here are some fiction and nonfiction books you can check out to learn more about the history of the civil rights movement, as well as how...

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eBooks Without a Wait List

eBooks Without A Wait List!

The weather outside may be turning frightful, but as long as you have internet access, you can access MHL's eBooks and eAudiobooks from Overdrive! Even if you don't have an e-reader like a Kindle or Nook, you can read e-books via the Overdrive...

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What to Read After Wonder

What to Read After Wonder

The book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio, has inspired and entertained readers since its release in 2012. Its recent movie adaptation has helped...

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