Due to the predicted heat wave, Memorial Hall Library will be open Friday & Saturday, 9am-9pm & Sunday, 9am-5pm.

Memorial Hall Library

Upcoming Adult Programs

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Adult Board Game Afternoon

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 1:15pm

An afternoon for adults to learn and play board games in the Activity Room. Facilitated by Marc McConley.Read more

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Computer Users Group

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

A monthly group facilitated by librarians, Dean Baumeister and Theo Kontos. A collaboration with The Center at Punchard. Check the event calendar for topics.

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Dementia Dialogues

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 9:30am

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia,...Read more

Make@MHL: Fall Craft

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00am

Create a fall craft with MHL staff members. All supplies included. Space is limited. Registration is required. Meet at Reference Desk on Level 1.Read more

Seed Saving & More Workshop with Hannah Traggis

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am

MassHort Senior Horticulturist, Hannah Traggis, is back to share her extensive knowledge about techniques for saving seeds, preserving your harvest, and more. Bring your questions and leftover seeds. Pick up catalogues. Door prizes!Read more

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century America

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 11:00am

Addison Gallery Tour

This exhibition examines the complex histories and persistent impacts of the 19th-century European-American relationship with the natural world. This era witnessed both the extreme and violent exploitation of the land and its peoples and...Read more

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American History with Don Robb: 1890-1915

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 1:30pm

Join historian Don Robb in exploring "turn-of-the-century" America - not this century, the last one! The period from 1890 to 1915 was a time of reformers, progressives, imperialists, and colorful characters like William Jennings Bryan and Teddy Roosevelt. We'll discuss,...Read more

Pub Trivia at Andolini's

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join us for another night of trivia at Andolini's just down the street at 19 Essex Street. Bring a team and all of your favorite facts! $50 cash prize to the winning team, courtesy of the Friends of MHL.Read more

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American History with Don Robb: 1890-1915

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 1:30pm

Join historian Don Robb in exploring "turn-of-the-century" America - not this century, the last one! The period from 1890 to 1915 was a time of reformers, progressives, imperialists, and colorful characters like William Jennings Bryan and Teddy Roosevelt. We'll discuss,...Read more

Backyard Composting with the Bread Oven Method

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:00pm

This program will teach you an easy method to compost in your backyard. This will be less about the science and more about the practice of composting. Andrew Brousseau's own 'Bread Oven' method is designed to be easy and considers...Read more

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