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Death Cafe MHL

MHL is hosting another Death Cafe.

On Wednesday, February 1st, join other adults for Memorial Hall Library's fifth evening of open, lively, and insightful discussion about death. While not a support group nor a venue for bereavement, a Death Cafe seeks to provide an unscripted, non-judgmental platform for those wishing to explore...

Have you always wanted to learn to play chess?

In this seminar for all ages on Monday, January 30 at 6:30pm, Glenn Davison teaches the fundamentals of the world’s most popular game of strategy. In the first hour, he’ll cover setting up the chess board, using the pawns, how chess pieces move to win, special moves, ten tips for playing a... Read more


Come to the Thursday Movie on February 9 at 6:30pm.

Suffragette chronicles the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. Stars Carey Mulligan, Anne-marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep. Directed by Sarah... Read more

Children's Room

Need Early Literacy?

Our Winter/Spring sessions of Preschool Story Time for children birth-5, begin the week of January 9th and end the week of May 23rd.  All programs are first come first served and tokens, one per child and one per adult, must be... Read more

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New Year, New You?

A new year often means a new take on health and wellness for many people. Whether this means joining a gym, starting a yoga class, taking up rock climbing, trying new eating habits, or getting more sleep, we’ve got you covered on health resources. Here’s a sampling of some books to help you on your path:


Breathe : the simple, revolutionary 14-day program to...

Newbery Medal

ALA Youth Media Award Winners

Every year, the American Library Association chooses the best books for young readers with its youth media awards! These include the best-known awards... Read more

Patriot Reads

Super Bowl READ-y! Top 10 reads to get you ready for February 5th

You know that your MHL librarians love books, but did you know a lot us are big football fans, too? And of course we love the New England Patriots! We're so excited they are headed to Super Bowl LI we put together al ist of some books, articles, and films to get you ready!

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Cedar Waxwings populations are on the rise in Massachusetts

Winter is for the birds! Explore Birds of North America Online.

Spend a snowy day exploring this rich and dynamic multi-media treasury of ornithological knowledge. Birds of North America Online is technically an ongoing project sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the American... Read more

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