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The Maid

February 2023 Book of the Month

The Maid by Nita Prose has been named ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The Washington Post, The Guardian, Glamour, Elle, PopSugar, Newsweek, Kirkus Reviews and more than a few MHL staff. A murder... Read more

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New StoryWalk, The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear

StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Laminated pages from a children's book are attached to wooden stakes, which are installed along an outdoor path. As you stroll down the trail, you're directed to the... Read more

MHL will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MHL will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. (We will be open our usual hours on Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th). If you're looking to something to read over the weekend, you might be interested in one of these works of historical fiction set... Read more

All The Feels!

Books With All the Feels

Have you signed up for MHL's Winter Reading Club? It's running this month for readers of all ages. For the winter reading club, you can read whatever books you'd like. But if you're looking for suggestions, here are some novels and... Read more

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February 2023 Puzzle: "Lunchtime Doubly So"

The themed answers in this month's crossword are all movies or TV shows that feature a certain special type of travel. If you enjoy having a movie night, take a look at our Binge Box collection! Each box contains 4 to 6 DVDs on a theme. Current binge boxes include:

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2023 Best Picture Nominees

2023 Best Picture Nominees

This year's Oscar nominations were recently announced, and several of the year's Best Picture nominees are available at MHL, either on DVD or to stream from one of our Roku devices. You can check out the full list of nominees... Read more

Year of the Rabbit

Year of the Rabbit

For many Asian cultures and others celebrating the lunar new year, 2023 will begin on Sunday, January 22nd. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, so why not kick it off with one of these bunny-titled books?

January 2023 Mid-Month Sudoku

Okay, Sudoku fans—this month's puzzle comes with a party trick that involves numbers. You can do this with one person but it's more fun if you have a group.

Tell the group you can read their minds. Offer to demonstrate:

Ask each person to think of a number from 1 to 10.
Ask them... Read more

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