September is National Sewing Month! MHL has a robust selection of books in our crafts section. Here are some books we recommend for sewists, whether you're just starting out or whether you've been sewing for years. You can also...Read more
Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15, which makes this an especially great time to check out this year's Pura Belpré Award and Honor books. The Pura Belpré Award, "established in 1996, is...Read more
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.
Journalist and author Barbara Ehrenreich died on September 2, 2022. She left behind a legacy of insightful writing about class in America, among other topics.
MHL will be closed Saturday, 9/3-Monday, 9/5 for the Labor Day holiday. Why not celebrate the long weekend by reading about the history of the labor movement in the United States? We'll be open at 9am on Tuesday, 9/6 for all your reading needs. (And of course, ...Read more
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!
Did you know that August is National Romance Awareness Month? Apparently it's because August 14th is 6 months after Valentine's Day, so August serves as a reminder to keep romance alive throughout the year. A great way to keep romance alive is to read about it, of course! Here are some recent...Read more
August is National Make-A-Will Month. If you need to make or update a will, here are some books that might help you. MHL also offers access to the Gale Legal Forms and NuWave Legal Documents services, both of which offer free...Read more
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...Read more