Digging around in my pantry looking for dinner inspiration, I unearthed several heads of garlic wishing they had a place to grow! Garlic is an allium. Alliums don’t grow when days are short and nights are long, but, when spring comes and days lengthen, alliums spring into action. We...
We in The Children's Room are missing our little friends so much! We wish we could see you but since we can't here are some online story times, authors sharing their books, and websites for some family fun! And if you need some suggestions of books to read email...Read more
Are you feeling restless? Do you want to get gardening, begin digging, grow something, but not sure if you can? Warm, early spring afternoons and self-quarantine can do that to you!
This year, when spring is unusually early, the request to self-quarantine poses several logistical...Read more
Spring came early this year, and with it, the itch to get gardening! Yes, it’s earlier than usual to think of planting outdoors in our area. Nights are still cold, but many days are fairly warm. Garden clean-up can certainly begin, and compost spread around the base of perennials and in the...Read more
With concerns about COVID-19, unpredictable weather, and the notion that being home with a good book is really nice, there are plenty of reasons why accessing library materials from home is a great idea! If you can't get the library for whatever reason, don't worry. MHL has a number of resources...Read more
Gardeners may be familiar with the terms naturescaping, xerioscaping, invasive species, and native plant landscaping but what do they really mean? And where can you find out more information about them? MHL and the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium have robust gardening collections and events...Read more
If you've been using the MHL Mobile app, you might have noticed that it no longer works quite as well as it once did. The bad news is, support for that app has been discontinued. The good news is, we have a new app that will help you with all your MHL account needs! It's called MVLC Mobile. You...Read more
Interested in learning more about our Girls Who Code clubs? This free program, hosted by MHL and facilitated by local computer science professionals, aims to encourage girls and nonbinary students to get involved with science, technology, engineering, and math via coding.
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We are happy to announce that the library has a new section for patrons to peruse: our Tween Collection! Ask a librarian to check out this section - it's located in the Teen Room on Level 1 - or see these Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Peter Sheridan will perform the third Friday of each month at 10am in Memorial Hall to share his lovely musical show with us featuring familiar songs, puppets, books and other props. Wear your dancing shoes for a fun Friday Musical Morning. The next programs are Fridays November 15th and...Read more