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Memorial Hall Library

What's Happening

Growing Garlic Greens, Onions and more!

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...

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Children's Room

Keeping the kids busy!

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...

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spring pansies

It's gardening season. How do I get my plants and supplies?

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...

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thermometers in soil

Spring, Seeds and Soil Temperature

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...

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mhl at home remote access

Books, content, and resources you can access from home!

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...

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woman screaming invasive plants

Native plants, invasive species?! What do I do?

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...

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Out With the Old, In with the New App!

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...

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girls who code information sessions

Girls Who Code for 6-12th grade students

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. 

For a full list...

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new tween collection for middle school readers

Check out our new Tween Collection!

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.


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Preschool Music

Musical Mornings

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...

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