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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 to get started!

November 2022 Puzzle: Literary Feast Redux

Just like the Literary Feast crossword we put out last year, this month's puzzle features the names of famous authors. If you have ever wondered who else writes like a favorite author of yours, check out the "Read-alikes"...

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October 2022 Mid-Month Sudoku

We hope you enjoy this month's Sudoku. You are seeing it online, but we also print hard copies of our puzzles here at the library for anyone to pick up. Which compels us to share another...

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October Book of the Month - The Other Black Girl

October 2022 Book of the Month

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris has been named a Best Book of the Year by Time, The...

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October 2022 Puzzle: Halloween Candy

If you find the theme of this month's puzzle appetizing, be sure to check out some of our books on Halloween treats! To get even more in the Halloween mood,...

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September 2022 Mid-Month Sudoku

We hope you enjoy this month's Sudoku. Like all Sudoku puzzles, it uses the numbers 1 through 9 but not 0. To redress this, we present a joke that involves the number zero:

I have been reading this book about zero gravity. I can’t seem to put it down.

The Sweetness of Water cover

September 2022 Book of the Month

The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris has been called A Best Book of the Year by NPR, Washington Post, The New York Times and the Boston Globe. Set during the waning days of the Civil War, this historical fiction novel is both a poignant and gripping read....

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September 2022 Puzzle: Before They Became Famous Authors

This month's crossword features jobs held by authors before they got famous. If that kind of thing floats your boat, you might also like our old Day Jobs of Famous Authors quiz. Happy Labor Day, everybody!

August 2022 Mid-Month Sudoku

This month's Sudoku comes with a dad joke tweeted by Stephen King in 2020:

I went to the local apiary to buy a dozen bees. They gave me...

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August 2022 Puzzle: Initial Values

Have you ever heard about a good book, then gone to the catalog to put yourself on hold for it, only to discover that there are already 800 people ahead of you? Next time, be one of the first to get your hold in by signing up for ...

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cover of Last Days of Summer

August 2022 Book of the Month

A perfect blend of summer, nostalgia, and baseball. Pick up your copy of Last Days of Summer by Steve...

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