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ACE poetry festival

ACE Scarecrow Festival Poetry Reading

Join Memorial Hall Library and the Andover Coaltion for Education as we celebrate fall and poetry! As you visit the scarecrows around downtown, make time to attend a special poetry reading in Memorial Hall on Thursday, October 24... Read more

white fragility

Courageous Conversations presents a discussion about the phenomenon of white fragility.

On Thursday, October 24th at 7:00pm, the Courageous Conversations series continues with a facilitated discussion of Robin DiAngelo's book, White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Referring to the defensive moves that white people make... Read more


Hear from a former FBI Special Agent about his undercover career.

On Wednesday, October 16 at 7:00pm, Groveland resident, Mike McGowan, will share his fascinating memoir recounting his 30+ year career working undercover against some of the world's most dangerous criminals and criminal organizations. He worked more than 50 undercover cases, an... Read more

Yoga fun for little and bigger ones!

Family Yoga is not your average yoga class!   Tracy Keen brings us a lively form of yoga that involves child friendly yoga poses, games, stories, songs and mini relaxation to end the class. . She also teaches breathing techniques and stretching.  Join us Saturdays in September 28-October... Read more

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Indigenous Authors for Indigenous Peoples' Day

Indigenous Authors for Indigenous Peoples' Day

In the United States, the second Monday of October is officially observed as Columbus Day. However, some cities and states have begun to instead observe Indigenous Peoples' Day as a counter-celebration to acknowledge the fact that many indigenous peoples were already living in North America at... Read more

Cokie Roberts 1943-2019

Women in Journalism: Impact, Independence, Courage

Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts passed away earlier this fall. She leaves a remarkable legacy of women's leadership in print, radio, and television newsrooms around the globe. The daughter of two United States Congressional Representatives from Louisiana, Cokie Roberts was legendary for her... Read more

New! Access to WSJ and WaPo Online with your MHL Card!

NEW! Wall Street Journal & Washington Post: Online Access from MHL

Online access to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post is now available through Memorial Hall Library.  Like our New York Times Direct Digital Access, each of these respected newspapers... Read more

ownvoices latinx books for tweens and teens

#ownvoices Latinx Books for Tweens and Teens

Some readers may be familiar with the term "own voices" or "#ownvoices" but some may not! The term, started on Twitter which explains the hashtag, was coined by YA author Corinne Duyvis in 2015, is meant to indicate books, "... Read more

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