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March 2023 Mid-Month Sudoku

This month's Sudoku is being posted on March 15th, also known as the Ides of March. To mark this occasion, we present the following joke:

Caesar was famously killed on the Ides of March, but he wasn't expecting the attack until August 2. His final words embodied his dismay over...

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March 2023 Puzzle: Unusual Measures

This month's crossword features units of measure that you don't hear about every day. Have you ever needed to measure something but don't have the right tool? See if you can borrow it from our Library of Things collection! It's got:

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Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

March 2023 Book of the Month

Witty, charming, and heartwarming, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is an award winning, New York Times bestseller and a favorite of many MHL staff. Pick up your copy today, you won't be disappointed!...

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February 2023 Mid-Month Sudoku

With this month's Sudoku we kick off a series of INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NUMBERS. This first installment is all about the number 1.

Did you know.....?

  • In the English language, there is a word with just ONE vowel which occurs 6 times: indivisibility.
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The Maid

February 2023 Book of the Month

The Maid by Nita Prose has been named ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The Washington Post, The Guardian, Glamour, Elle, PopSugar, Newsweek, Kirkus Reviews and more than a few MHL staff. A murder...

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February 2023 Puzzle: "Lunchtime Doubly So"

The themed answers in this month's crossword are all movies or TV shows that feature a certain special type of travel. If you enjoy having a movie night, take a look at our Binge Box collection! Each box contains 4 to 6 DVDs on a theme. Current binge boxes include:

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January 2023 Mid-Month Sudoku

Okay, Sudoku fans—this month's puzzle comes with a party trick that involves numbers. You can do this with one person but it's more fun if you have a group.

Tell the group you can read their minds. Offer to demonstrate:

  1. Ask each person to think of a number from 1 to 10....
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January 2023 Puzzle: Mystery solvers

This month's crossword features famous mystery solvers from literature, movies, and television. Later this month, the Mystery Writers of America will announce nominees for this year's prestigious Edgar Awards. If mysteries are your thing,...

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2022 Book of the Month picks

Book of the Month Picks for 2022

This year's Book of the Month program was very successful. We will be continuing it in 2023!

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December 2022 Mid-Month Sudoku

With this month's Sudoku comes another bad joke shared by Stephen King on Twitter:

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