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New York Times gamesDid you know? You can use your Andover library card to enjoy games and puzzles from the New York Times, including the iconic Crossword. Visit https://mhl.org/nyt-games to get started!

May 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

It's May, the shortest month of the year! Yes, we know that some people think February is the shortest month, but that's not just so. Look:

 May
 February

February is...

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May 2024 Book of the Month

Chosen as a best book of the year by The New York Times, Time Magazine and NPR, Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson is our pick for May's Book of the Month. 

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May 2024 Puzzle: Some of Stephen King's favorite novels

This is the last installment of our three-part series of crosswords featuring Stephen King. The March crossword, Literary Feast III, had [spoiler alert!] STEPHENKINGCRAB as the...

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April 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

We can't think of anything to write for this month's sudoku so we'll just share a dumb joke:

You: Did you hear NASA is sending a manned spaceship to the sun?
Your audience: ???
You: It's okay, they're going do it at night.

We hope you enjoy this month's Sudoku!...

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April 2024 Book of the Month

Still Life by bestselling author Sarah Winman weaves a poignant tale of people united by love, war, and art, while immersing readers in the backdrop of Italy...

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April 2024 Puzzle: 50th Anniversary of Stephen King's "Carrie"

Carrie, Stephen King's first novel, was first published on April 5, 1974. It launched Stephen King's career as an author, with...

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March 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

Today's puzzle drops on March 15th, known in ancient Rome as the ides of March and the date on which Julius Caesar was assassinated by members of the Roman Senate. In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, a soothsayer warns the titular character, "Beware the ides of March." It turns out...

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March 2024 Book of the Month

Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley, is our pick for the March Book of the Month. This compelling debut seamlessly blends mystery, cultural richness, and an unforgettable main character....

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March 2024 Puzzle: Literary Feast III

Just like the Literary Feast and Literary Feast Redux crosswords we put out in 2021 and 2022, this month's puzzle features the names of famous authors! If...

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February 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

This month we have a Leap Day! Out of a world population of approximately 8.1 billion, only about 5 million people were born on February 29th. Here are some of the more famous ones:

  • rapper Ja Rule
  • motivational speaker Tony Robbins...
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