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As Seen on #BookTok

As Seen on #BookTok

TikTok: it's not just for dances and crimes! The social media site is also home to #BookTok, a thriving community of book-lovers eager to share...

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Latinx Memoirs

Latinx Memoirs

As National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, here are some new as well as classic memoirs written by Latinx authors. These compelling reads provide glimpses into some of the many different Latinx experiences possible in the US...

Naxos Music Library services

MHL now offers Naxos Music Library

Memorial Hall Library is pleased to offer unlimited access to three sources of streaming music: Naxos Music Library, Naxos Music Library Jazz...

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2021 Pura Belpre Awards

2021 Pura Belpré Awards

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...

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September 2021 Mid-Month Sudoku

In addition to our mid-month Sudoku series and our monthly crossword puzzle series, the library is happy to offer a variety of entertainment to our patrons.  In addition to our circulating board game & jigsaw puzzle collections (check out episode 13 of...

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September is National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month

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...

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Remembering 9/11/01

Remembering September 11th

On the 20th anniversary of September 11th, 2001, we'd like to take a moment to remember those who lost their lives that day. Those of us who lived through that day will never forget it--but to those who have been born since 2001, it's a day they learn about in school and historical fiction. Here...

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tween reads books perfect for middle school readers

Reintroducing our Tween Collection!

In the fall of 2019, the Teen Room introduced our Tween Collection as a way to better serve middle school readers and parents. This collection, located behind the Teen Room desk but open for patrons to browse, is indicated by a blue and green "TWEEN" sticker on the spine. Our teen librarians...

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School Stories for Grownups

Whether or not you're personally involved with back-to-school, September and education go together like chalk and erasers!  This booklist includes everything from a book about a school for magicians (no, not Harry Potter) to considerations of the history and policy of public education in America...

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September 2021 Puzzle

The theme of this month's crossword includes names of famous authors. If you'd like get an email or text whenever the library orders new titles by your favorite authors, be sure to subscribe to Author Alerts. It's a fast, free,...

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