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Stephen Collins

The Friends' Annual Meeting will feature Stephen Collins as Shakespeare.

On Thursday, May 4 at 7pm, actor Stephen Collins will make Shakespeare's words come alive, from the evil machinations of Richard III, to the philosophical bantering of Falstaff, to the brilliant oratory of Brutus and Antony. Shakespeare's tragedies, comedies, histories, and... Read more

High Point Seattle

Why worry about stormwater runoff?

 On Tuesday, April 25 at 7pm, attend a free public workshop to learn about the importance of managing stormwater, its impact on our water resources, and what can be done locally to mitigate its effects, including landscaping and gardening techniques, rainwater harvesting, and... Read more

dog with computer

Shopping for a new computer?

Are you looking to purchase a new computer in the future or upgrade the one you have? On Tuesday, April 25 at 10am, systems librarian Theo Kontos will teach you what to look for in a new computer, go over some of the parts, and touch briefly on upgrading/repairing the machine... Read more

Much Ado About Nothing

MHL's Thursday Movie: Much Ado About Nothing.

On Thursday, April 20 at 6:30pm, we'll continue our celebration of Shakespeare with Josh Whedon's 2013 film, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. The film stars Alexis Denisof, Amy... Read more

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This Book Changed My Life

Books That Changed Our Lives

For National Library Week, we asked patrons to tell us what books changed their life. We got a wide range of responses from both patrons and MHL staff. Here's a list of books that changed someone's life--come in to the library to find a book that might change yours!

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Vinyl Records

Convert Vinyl Records to CD!


Do you have some old records sitting around the house? Maybe a stack of Herb Alpert and the Tiajuana Brass vinyl that you'd love to listen to again? A rare punk rock 7" that's never been released on CD? We can help! MHL now has a turntable which can convert vinyl records to... Read more

Massachusetts poets in the collection

It's National Poetry Month and we thought it would be fun to highlight some poets from our local area. Because Massachusetts is such a historic place, we have a lot of great poets to celebrate. Some of them are the heavy hitters that generations of students have studied and memorized in school... Read more

Books for Trivia Fans

I don't know about you but I love trivia. Maybe it's because I was a know-it-all child who loved to read but I've always loved it. There are just so many interesting things in the world that I want to know about everything. Plus, it's fun to have a little tidbit of knowledge to share... Read more

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