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Join our Winter Reading Club starting December 1!

Snow is falling, temperatures are cold, and the days are getting shorter and shorter. It may not be officially winter yet, but the time for staying inside and cozying up with a book is definitely here! This December 1st through January 2nd, we will have new program for patrons called Winter... Read more

World Languages

Mes Petits Amis

NEW!  On Monday, December 3rd at 9:30am, preschoolers and their families are welcome to join us for a new program introducing the French language using rhymes, songs and simple stories!  We are thrilled to have Miss Ashley, a parent originally from Montreal, who will present this program for us... Read more

Musical mornings

Friday fun for little ones!

Musical Mornings with Peter Sheridan on Friday, December 21 at 10:00am in Memorial Hall.
Once a month children’s musician, Peter Sheridan, will visit MHL. Peter has performed at libraries, daycare centers and schools for over twenty years. His show includes guitar,... Read more

So YOu Want to Talk about Race

A facilitated discussion of So You Want to Talk About Race.

On Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00pm, the library will host a facilitated discussion of the breakout book by Ijeoma Oluo. She offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality... Read more

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Goodreads Best Books of 2018

Goodreads Choice Best Books of 2018

Looking for some good books? Here are the best books of 2018 in a variety of genres, as voted on by members of the online book community Goodreads .

Giftmatch

Struggling with holiday shopping? Let us help!

Not sure what to get that hard-to-shop-for someone? Let MHL's expert staff help you out! Fill out a Giftmatch form for your gift recipient and we'll recommend some books, music, or movies they might like. (Or if you're shopping for yourself, you can always... Read more

Easy as Pie

Easy as Pie

'Tis the season for baking, if you're fortunate enough to have a working oven this year! Looking for some new recipes (to try for yourself, or to casually send to loved ones with better kitchen abilities than you)? Check out MHL's cookbook collection.

Genealogy Resources from the Jewish Heritage Center

Jewish Heritage Center Digital Archives at NEHGS

Many patrons who are reseaching genealogy at the library are looking for information about the lives of their Jewish immigrant ancestors.  Among other resources, MHL patrons can access the Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) Collections through our subscription to the New England Historic Genealogical... Read more

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