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Favorite Movie Moms

Our Favorite Movie Moms

No matter how mothers are represented in feature films, there is plenty to unpack, notice and enjoy. What makes a good "movie moms" movie night isn't finding a normal, realistic or sympathetic depiction of motherhood on the big screen.  Instead, we recommend feature films starring mothers whose... Read more

May 2024 Book of the Month

Chosen as a best book of the year by The New York Times, Time Magazine and NPR, Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson is our pick for May's Book of the Month. 

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Kid's books to celebrate Earth Day 2024

national library week 2024

National Library Week 2024

It's National Library Week! National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. We're so lucky in Andover and the greater Merrimack Valley to have patrons who are... Read more

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The New York Times

New York Times | All Access

We are excited to announce two big updates to MHL's subscription to The New York Times:

  1. We now have unlimited access to Wirecutter , the New York Times's product recommendation service. (If you are a fan of Consumer Reports... Read more

May 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

It's May, the shortest month of the year! Yes, we know that some people think February is the shortest month, but that's not just so. Look:


February is, like, half an inch longer!

We hope you enjoy this month's Sudoku!

Books for K-Pop Fans

Books for K-Pop Fans

Over the last few years, Korean pop music (aka K-pop) and dramas (aka K-dramas) have become increasingly popular in the US. Here are some novels about K-pop idols and the people who love them!

May the 4th Be With You

May the 4th Be With You

Some fans observe May 4th as Star Wars Day. If you're one of the franchise's many fans, we have some books for you! Here are some recent Star Wars books for readers of all ages. May the Force be with you!

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