Memorial Hall Library

Upcoming Adult Programs

Tech @ MHL: ebook Drop-in

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:00am

Free ebooks! The Merrimack Valley Library Consortium and Memorial Hall Library are offering free ebooks and digital audiobooks through OverDrive. Want to learn how to download them? Come to this free drop-in session in the Teen Room. Bring your charged...Read more

Drop-in Book Chat

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:00am

Drop in to the Teen Room and chat about new fiction with staff librarians, Kim Lynn and Clare Curran.Read more

Examining Whiteness Workshop

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:30pm

Recent events from Charlottesville to the NFL to the White House have raised awareness about white supremacy and how it operates in today’s society. It has raised an opportunity to examine what it means to be white, and to participate...Read more

Joann Vieira

Native Plants for Suburban Gardens

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am

Today's gardeners are increasingly interested in incorporating native plants in their landscapes. What plants are best suited to our region and to the particular conditions of our modern gardens? How can they be effectively combined with introduced species and...Read more

Board Game Afternoon for Adults

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 1:30pm

An afternoon for adults to learn and play board games in the Activity Room. Facilitated by Andover resident, John Totten.Read more

Eric Roach shad fishing

Fish On! Andover 2018: American Shad Fishing in the Merrimack River

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:00pm

Come learn about the incredible world-class fishery right here in eastern Massachusetts. Eric Roach will discuss fishing the exciting spring run of American Shad in the Merrimack River. The focus of the presentation will be on fishing the lower Merrimack,...Read more

Snow: American Impressionism and John Twachtman

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

John Henry Twachtman, Country House in Winter, Cos Cob, c. 1901, oil on canvas mounted on panel, gift of anonymous donor, 1931.14

Assistant Curator, Stephanie Sparling Williams, will lead a close-looking session focused on two of John Twachtman’s...Read more

Alice's Ordinary People Documentary Screening & Discussion

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

A screening of Alice's Ordinary People , a film about civil rights activist, Alice Tregay, will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Craig Dudnick.

After completing Evanston’s Living History, I was approached by Alice Tregay to...Read more

Tim Moore

Fish On! Andover 2018: Sweetwater Fishing Opportunities

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Tim Moore will discuss a few of his favorite northeast freshwater fishing opportunities: northern pike, black crappie, and white perch. He will share the techniques, tools, and tactics he uses to locate and catch these pike...Read more

Fish On! Andover 2018: Far, Far Away Fishing with Captains Skip & Al Montello

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Far, Far Away Fishing with Captains Skip and Al Montello

Captains Skip and Al Montello will share their fishing adventures from one end of the planet to the other. They've chased arctic char above the Arctic Circle,...Read more