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The library will be closed on Sunday, June 19th and Monday, June 20th in observance of Juneteenth. June 19th has a long history of being celebrated by Black Americans, particularly in Texas, to celebrate the reported end of slavery in the United States after the Civil War.... Read more

Frederick Law Olmsted 200th Anniversary

Frederick Law Olmsted at 200

Tuesday, April 26 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted. The father of American landscape architecture is best known for designing New York City's Central Park and Boston's Emerald Necklace, but Olmsted's legacy includes hundreds of famous landscape commissions around... Read more

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Books by Autistic Authors

April is Autism Acceptance Month so we've gathered a list of books for all ages written by autistic writers. Take a look to read about the experiences of autistic people and how they make our world richer!

For more information, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) has put together... Read more

New Displays in Non-Fiction

The library has refreshed its new subject-area displays in non-fiction titles, found on the ground floor (one level up from the parking lot).  While some subject displays remain the same, others have been changed around.  Our new displays are themed around leisure, true crime, and home &... Read more

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July 2022 Puzzle: Globetrotter's salutations and sayonaras

If you're thinking of traveling, be sure to get a good guidebook! We have an extensive collection of travel guides from Fodor's, Frommer's, Lonely Planet, Moon, Rick Steves, Rough Guides, Footprint, Eyewitness, Brandt, Falcon Guides, and more! Those, plus dozens of Travel DVDs, are located on... Read more

Beach Reads Without a Wait

Beach Reads Without a Wait

Are you waiting to get a copy of one of this summer's hottest books? Why not check out one of last summer's most popular books? Chances are you didn't get around to reading all of these last summer, and now you can get a copy without a wait! (You can also check out... Read more

Drag Me To the Library

Drag Me To The Library

Are you a fan of drag kings and queens? Have shows like Legendary, Pose, and RuPaul's Drag Race left you wanting to learn more? Here are some books for you. The library is open (Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm, and Sundays 1-5pm)!

New York Times Games collection

New York Times Games now available

Great news for game enthusiasts! MHL now offers unlimited online access to the New York Times Games, including the iconic Crossword. Other games include Spelling Bee, the Mini Crossword, Letter Boxed, Tiles, Vertex, and Sudoku. Twenty years of archived crosswords are also included.

Visit... Read more

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