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Boston Consumers' Checkbook

Are you looking for a service company or health care provider you can trust? Boston Consumers' Checkbook is a non-profit, online resource provided by Memorial Hall Library, that offers ratings of local car dealerships, plumbers, elderly care facilities, banks, veterinarians, doctors, dentists,...

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Hamilton Soundtrack

Hamilton obsessed? Here's more to watch and read

Are you caught up in the Hamilton hullabaloo? If you don't know what I'm talking about it's a smash musical about yes, Alexander Hamilton, otherwise known as the guy on the $10 bill. If you caught the Grammys the other night you saw the opening number of Lin Manuel-Miranda's musical about the...

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Join the 16 in '16 Reading Challenge & Log Your Books Online!

Challenge yourself to read 16 books in 2016!  All adults are welcome to participate.  You can now log your books online or use our...

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New Graphic Novels

Did you know that MHL has an adult graphic novel collection? Graphic novels push the boundaries of the comics medium, presenting complex, engaging, and often times challenging stories that can't quite be told entirely as just words or pictures. The combination of high-level narrative with...

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Cold Winter? Cold War!

You know the best thing about that last endless stretch of winter?  When it’s cold and icy and you’re counting down dwindling bags of pellets and shrinking wood piles and thinking, eh, do I really need to turn on the heat in March and do these double ski socks make my ankles look fat?  When...

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New Scanner

We have a new scanner! This was made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of MHL

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8 for Inspiration

These 8 books will inspire you to be your best. Read them to expand your horizons, appreciate the little things in life, or get motivated and get off the couch!


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Bowie: The Biography

David Bowie

Singer David Bowie died yesterday at age 69.


Bowie: The Biography, by Wendy Leigh...

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Dirty Blvd.

New books about rock bands and musicians

We've been getting lots of new books about some of rock's most influential and interesting bands and musicians. Clicking on a book's title or cover will take you to a screen where you can place a hold on it. Interested in reading about some other group or musician?...

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Now you can print selected museum passes and other event tickets from home.

 You can now print passes for the USS Constitution Museum, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, and the Currier Museum of Art from home. Look for the special icon when you reserve the pass.  Brought to you by the ...

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