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Great Migration Parish Mapping App

Map Your Early American Ancestors

Tracking the lives of your early-American ancestors is easier and more meaningful than ever thanks to a new dynamic map from the New England Historic Genealogical Societ... Read more

Learn about foster parenting.

Attend an information session on Thursday, April 18 at 7pm in the Activity Room. Foster Parenting is a service that allows people to assist needy... Read more

An introduction to finding grants is being offered.

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Come to this session on Thursday, April 18 at 7pm, and discover what private foundations and corporations are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants, and how to find potential funders.  Attendees will receive an overview of ... Read more

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Sagit Zilberman presents Songs of Peace, a music workshop for families.

On Saturday, April 13th at 2:00pm, families are invited to dance to, sing along with, and experience traditional music from cultures across the world. International jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer, Sagit Zilberman will introduce the didgeridoo, handpan, and other... Read more

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game of thrones read list

Game of Thrones is ending! Here's what to read next!

The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones premiered this week and there's only a handful of episodes left to answer all of our questions! Who will sit on the Iron Throne? Who will survive? Why wouldn't the showrunners include Lady Stoneheart, this librarian's favorite character, in the show... Read more

How Well Do You Know MHL?

How Well Do You Know MHL?

In honor of National Library Week, we've put together a fun quiz to test your knowledge of our favorite library, MHL. Click here to find out how well you know MHL!

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We welcome our new Library Director.

Barbara McNamara became Library Director on April 1st. She has worked at Memorial Hall Library for nearly 25 years, most recently as the Assistant Director for Circulation and Technical Services. She began her library career as a high school page in Seekonk, MA, her hometown, and earned a BA, MLS... Read more

hugo award nominees

Experience some great speculative fiction!

The nominees for the 2019 Hugo Award were announced this week. The awards are named for the editor of the science ficiton magazine Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback and are given by the World Science Fiction Society. They represent the best science fiction, fantasy, and speculative works in a... Read more

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