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2020 Hugo Award Winners

2020 Hugo Award Winners

The 2020 Hugo Awards, which are given out annually in recognition of excellence in science fiction, were announced at a ceremony held virtually on August 1, 2020. You can read the full list of winners--including some awards given to virtual content that isn't available via the library--...

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How to Book an Appointment

How to Book an Appointment

MHL is now open by appointment only. You can read more about our reopening here, and you can book an appointment for yourself at our booking site. This video will show you the steps to book your...

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August 2020 Puzzle

Our August puzzle hints at summer reading theme, Imagine Your Story, and summer reading in general.  If you haven't signed up for our summer reading challenge, it's not too late!  It goes all the way until September 1 this year, with prizes for adults, teens, and kids. ...

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Teen poetry contest results

Teen Poetry Contest 2020 Winners and Honorees

We are happy to announce and present our winners and honorees for this year's Teen Poetry Contest! It's been a long road to get here this year and we appreciate everyone's patience with our COVID-19 related delays in getting our results. We'd like to thank all who entered this year and our judge...

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What to Read While Waiting for Midnight Sun

What To Read While You're Waiting For Midnight Sun

Stephenie Meyer's latest book, Midnight Sun, a retelling of Twilight from Edward Cullen's point of view, will be released on August 4th, 2020. You...

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How to Place a Hold

How to Place a Hold

Learn how to use your library card to place a hold on an item.

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2020 Will Eisner Awards

2020 Will Eisner Awards

On July 24, the winners of the 2020 Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards were announced. These awards are given annually at San Diego Comic-Con (though this year, of course, they were presented virtually) to...

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Remembering John Lewis 1940-2020

Remembering John Lewis, 1940-2020

Representative John Lewis, a leader of the civil rights movement and long-serving congressman from Georgia's 5th district, died on July 17, 2020. In addition to his political career, John Lewis was also an...

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July 2020 Mid-Month Sudoku

Enjoy July's mid-month sudoku to complement our release of a new crossword puzzle on the first of each month as part of our Elect to Connect series.  We hope you enjoy this logic puzzle!  If you're new to sudoku, or you want tips to refine your technique,...

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Books for Baby-Sitters (Club Fans)

Were you a fan of Ann M. Martin's original Baby-Sitters Club series? Does your child love Raina Telgemeier's graphic novel adaptations of the Baby-Sitters Club books? Did your family watch the Netflix adaptation of the Baby-Sitters Club? No matter which version of the BSC you might be familiar...

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