Memorial Hall Library

Upcoming Adult Programs

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Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail: A Video Journey

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Videographers, Dan and Marilyn Brielmann of e-Awakening , a website for 'The Preservation of Nature & the Protection of Resources,' will share their beautifully shot documentary videos about this wonderful 230 mile resource with 16 miles of trails...Read more

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Meet Andover's Poet Laureate

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

The community is invited to meet Andover’s new Poet Laureate, Linda Flaherty-Haltmaier. Linda Flaherty Haltmaier is an award-winning poet and screenwriter, and the winner of the Homebound Publications Poetry Prize for her full-length collection, "Rolling up the Sky" (2016). Her...Read more

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Organic Gardening 101 for the Family

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm

Rita Wollmering of The HERB FARMacy will cover basic organic growing principles, as well as practical steps to build your soil, fight diseases and manage pests, all while having fun as a family! Learn the growing requirements...Read more

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Board Game Night

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:00pm

An evening for adults to learn and play board games in the Activity Room. Bring your own or play one of ours. Sponsored by the Friends of MHL .Read more

Celebrating 30 Years of Sisters in Crime

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:00am

Join us for tea and treats to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this 3,600 member organization of women crime writers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians. Meet our special guest, mystery author Kate Flora , creator of the Joe...Read more

Shakespeare's Othello

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

Friends' board member and retired educator, Kathleen Dolan, will lead a discussion of Shakespeare's Othello , using clips from the 1965 film version, starring Sir Laurence Olivier and Maggie Smith.

William Shakespeare's birthdate is widely believed to be April...Read more

Herb Gardens with Suzanne Crooker

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:45pm

Suzanne Crooker, gardening instructor, will discuss optimum site and soil composition for growing herbs. Tips for drying and freezing as well as recipes will be shared. She's worked at Mahoney's Garden Center for over ten years. A collaboration of...Read more


Adult Coloring Group @MHL

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:30pm

Adults are welcome to drop in to de-stress and unleash their inner artist and do some coloring in the Reference Room. No registration required. All supplies provided.Read more

Tech @ MHL: iPads and Tablets Drop-in Help

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Do you have a new (or old!) iPad or tablet that you don't really know how to use? Or are you looking into getting a tablet but not sure which one you'd like? Come to our drop-in iPad and tablet...Read more

A Quiet Revolution: Documentary Screening & Discussion

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

"A Quiet Revolution, " is a feature-length documentary by Tom and Charles Dey. Charles Dey served as the Director of A Better Chance from 1964-65, and Board Chairman from 1970-74. The film is about a group of people who...Read more