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Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CANCELLED: Magic show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Magic Show is cancelled. We're sorry for the inconvenience.

    Location: Memorial Hall
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Candy Sushi - make and eat! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Make - and then EAT - some delicious sushi rolls made from candy and rice krispies.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM A.C.O.D. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Pike     pikejjep@yahoo.com
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friends of MHL Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8401 x31   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Friends of MHL's Board of Directors.

Friends members are welcome to attend.
 

Friends Web Site    
    Location: Memorial Hall
Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Director's Roundtable Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Mazin   978-623-8411   
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Ukulele Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Teens, come learn to play ukulele from Julie! You don't have to have a ukulele to learn!

 

Registration is required and space is limited. Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 11 spaces available.
Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM A.C.O.D. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Pike     pikejjep@yahoo.com
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Dads and Donuts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a story time for preschoolers and their families (including a craft).  After stories enjoy donut holes, coffee and juice.  No registration but please pick up a token for each person attending in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
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lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly morning book discussion group. Open to new members.

Find the book in our library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Dungeons & Dragons for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Character creation starts at 3pm; game play starts at 3:30pm!

Open to all teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Selectmen's Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendy Adams   978-623-8210   
    Location: Memorial Hall
Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fish On! Andover 2017 Top Water Fishing the Rocks: Tactics, Tides & Gear Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Brian O'Connor will discuss how to pick your rock, fishing tactics, location, time and tide, equipment and lure selections.

Brian grew up in Massachusetts and has been fishing since he was seven years old. He started fishing for striped bass at Crane's Beach in the mid-90s. Since then, he has expanded his fishing and knowledge base to include all of Cape Ann and its gorgeous, rocky shores. Learning from some of the best rock fisherman on the East Coast, Brian has sharpened his skills on the treacherous shores of Cape Ann by perfecting new skills he learned over the years to make fishing the rocks pleasant and enjoyable. 

Fish On! Andover 2017, a four week fishing series on Tuesdays in February, is sponsored by the Friends of MHL. Fishing videos are shown each week from 6-7pm. Weekly prizes are awarded. Seminars begin at 7pm.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM eBook How-To Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on your computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle, or other compatible eBook reader. Bring your eBook reader, library card, and your questions for a hands-on session with OverDrive.  Kindle users should bring their Amazon login and password, and iPad users their Apple ID. Please register and also email gdeyermond@mhl.org which device you will bring to the session. Limited to 4 registrants. Meets in the Circulation Area.

Adult programs    
    Location: Teen Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
lib_book_quill 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly Great Books discussion group.  Open to new members.

Book selection: Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Find this book in the library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Wednesday March 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Mini-Magnets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Make mini-magnets from glass marbles and your favorite magazine, comics, pictures, and more!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Climate Change Film Screening & Discussion Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

A screening of Episode 7, Revolt, Rebuild, Renew of the television series, Years of Living Dangerously, followed by a facilitated discussion led by Lori Weeden and Dr. Kate Swanger from the Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department at UMass Lowell.

Years of Living Dangerously is a television documentary series about climate change and its impact on people. Over the course of nine episodes, Jessica Alba, Matt Damon, Harrison Ford, America Ferrera, Mark Bittman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to name a few, go into the field to meet the real people facing the all-too-often crippling effects of climate change-related weather events. From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, this ground-breaking documentary event series provides first-hand reports on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change.

Sponsored by Memorial Hall Library and Green Schools Andover.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 71 spaces available.
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly nonfiction book discussion group. Open to new members.

Book selection: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (2016)
 
Find this book in the library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Thursday March 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Networking Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join this free group to expand your network of business contacts, to share ideas, and to learn about effective job search strategies.  Facilitated by certified career coach Arleen Bradley

Career Networking Group Web Site    
    Location: Friends Alcove 1
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Addison Gallery Tour Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join us for a special morning tour of Taking Shape: Sculpture at the Addison, led by Curator Susan Faxon. The exhibit features a selection of works in wood, bronze, ceramic, marble, stone, and mixed media from the museum’s significant sculpture collection.

Registration is required. Meet in the front lobby of the Addison Gallery of American Art (on the campus of Phillips Academy) at 11am.

Adult programs    
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM AlphaBuddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Alpha-Buddies is a program geared to children between the ages of 4-5 (and a favorite adult).  We will share stories and activities that center around a single letter of the alphabet!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on February 16th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Giant Coloring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Help us color a giant coloring sheet!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Andover Democratic Committee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Joe Thibodeau   978-886-8089   
    Location: Memorial Hall
Friday March 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Around the World Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

We will explore different languages through songs, rhymes, stories and games. Whether you are a native speaker who would like to meet other parents in the community who raise their children bilingually, or you would like to expose your child to different languages and cultures at an early age, join us for this fun event.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday March 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Town Manager Budget Presentations Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wendy Adams   978-623-8225   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Tech @ MHL: A MacBook Primer Rescheduled Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Thinking about getting a new MacBook or recently purchased one? Have you only used Windows in the past? Come learn all about MacOS, MacBooks, and included software like Safari. Systems librarian, Theo Kontos, will go over the basics of navigating on a Mac and cover need-to-know topics like iCloud, Apple IDs, and updating your computer. Feel free to bring a MacBook with you to follow along. Limit 12. Registration required.

Adult programs    
    Location: Activity Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM DIY Duct Tape Phone Wallet Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Make your own duct tape wallet out of our many different kinds of duct tape.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sai Maa Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

This group led by Andover resident, Irina Dobrina, centers around the teachings and philosophy of Sai Maa, a world-renowned spiritual master, healer, and humanitarian, who embraces a unique fusion of Eastern spiritual wisdom, Western therapeutic knowledge, and energetic mastery.

For details and information about the group, please contact Irina at SaiMaaMeditationAndover@gmail.com. New members always welcome.

Adult Programs Web Page    
    Location: Activity Room
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Tuesday March 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM VAB (Volunteen Advisory Board) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Help us make the library better for teens! We do crafts, displays, and more!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, February 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, February 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, February 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
        There is 1 space available.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, February 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sisters in Crime: The Modern Heroine Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Mystery authors, Julie Hennrikus, Frances McNamara, and Clea Simon, will discuss how women are revamping the mystery genre by creating strong women characters, who balance relationships and careers, leap over sexist obstacles, and rescue themselves from danger. Copies of their books will be available for purchase.

Sisters in Crime New England is a chapter of the international organization Sisters in Crime. They are authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers and librarians bound by their passion for the mystery genre and their support of women who write mysteries. They welcome Sisters and Brothers in Crime from anywhere who have an interest in the New England mystery community.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 74 spaces available.
Wednesday March 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM eBook How-To Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on your computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle, or other compatible eBook reader. Bring your eBook reader, library card, and your questions for a hands-on session with OverDrive.  Kindle users should bring their Amazon login and password, and iPad users their Apple ID. Please register and also email gdeyermond@mhl.org which device you will bring to the session. Limited to 4 registrants. Meets in the Circulation Area.

Adult programs    
    Location: Teen Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Earbud Decor Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Wrap embroidery floss around your earbud cords to make them more manageable!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
rec_chess_knight 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Board Games with the Junior Friends Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 6 and up are invited to join the Junior Friends for a selection of board games, such as checkers and Sorry.
Please register starting February 22nd at 9:00 AM, at www.mhl.org, space is limited.

    Location: Activity Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Mazin     bmazin@mhl.org
    Location: Trustees Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Apple Magazines Author/Artist Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Students published in the Winter edition of the CREST Collaborative's publications, Appleseeds and Applesauce magazines, will join together with their families and invited guests to share their writing and artwork.  Please email bkerrigan@mhl.org the number of people attending from your family for planning purposes.  The public is welcome to attend and should also email.  

    Location: Memorial Hall
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Critique Group Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marianne Knowles   978-475-7442   mpknowles85@verizon.net
   

A group for adults who write or illustrate children’s books. The group meets monthly to provide constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. Membership is open and meetings are free. Interested writers and illustrators are asked to please review group guidelines on the web site and RSVP to the facilitator before attending.

    Location: Activity Room
Thursday March 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Discover Your Past Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stephanie Aude   978-623-8436   saude@mhl.org
   

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome.  Register for each session online or call 978-623-8400.

Genealogy Club    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Deconstruct a computer Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Ever wondered what a PC looks like on the inside? Systems librarian Theo will help us to find out!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids Make: Dazzling Kaleidoscope Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled from February:  Kids in grades 3-5 can stop in any time between 3:30-4:30 to make a Dazzling Kaleidoscope!  Discover how light and reflection make beautiful patterns using things you can find around the house!  Please register to help us prepare supplies for all attendees.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Growing Future Gardeners: How School Gardens Teach Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

A panel of educators will share their knowledge and enthusiasm about the importance of nurturing the next generation of gardeners. Panelists include Linda Shottes Bouchard, Executive Director of SHED, Leigh Hartwell and Melanie Cutler from the Andover High School's Sustainable Garden Project, and  Hannah Traggis, the Garden to Table educator and coordinator for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Families are welcome.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 98 spaces available.
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join Memorial Hall Library writers' group for writers of adult fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. This group provides constructive advice and feedback on each other's works in progress.

Writers' Group Web Site    
    Location: Activity Room
Friday March 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Room in Use
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday March 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Raising Chickens in the Backyard Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   straina@mhl.org
   

In this 90 minute program, Jen Valentine of Valentine & Sons Seed Company will explain the wonders of raising both regular and heritage poultry in your backyard, including rearing chicks, flock management, coop design, and basic medical issues. She'll bring along some of her heritage hens, too.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 73 spaces available.
 
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Each session we will enjoy three to four picture books together. Group activities such as songs, finger plays and story related craft will complement the listening experience during this 30 minute program for children ages 3-5.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
Sunday March 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Friends' Concert Series: Pianist Michael Arnowitt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Pianist Michael Arnowitt will perform a program of Chopin's 24 Preludes. Michael has performed twice as a soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and has appeared with the Kiev Chamber Orchestra, the Savannah Symphony Orchestra, and many others. An accomplished classical and jazz pianist, he has performed in concert with the Ying Quartet, and has toured Canada and the United States giving duo performances with Beverley Johnston of Toronto, one of the world’s leading classical percussionists. He was born in Boston and now resides in Montpelier, Vermont. His music can be found at www.mapiano.com

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Concerts    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 112 spaces available.
Monday March 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Northern Essex Register of Deeds Office Hours Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Register Iannuccillo and Registry staff will be available to:

  • Answer questions about the Massachusetts Homestead Act;
  • Verify if a Declaration of Homestead has been recorded on your property;
  • Provide or order a copy of your current deed or discharge of your mortgage, or other Registry documents.

Registry informational booklets will be available. No appointment necessary.  In the Activity Room, Lower Level.

The Northern Essex Registry of Deeds, 354 Merrimack Street, Lawrence, is the principal office for real property in Andover, Lawrence, Methuen and North Andover. Contact the Registry of Deeds Customer Service Department at 978-557-1900 or by email at northernessexcustomerservice@sec.state.ma.us.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Users Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fred Snell   978-686-3647   fredsnell@gmail.com
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Dungeons & Dragons for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Tschetter   978-623-8432   atschetter@mhl.org
   

The classic fantasy role-playing game! Character creation starts at 3pm; game play starts at 3:30pm!

Open to all teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friends of MHL Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Friends of MHL's Board of Directors.

Friends members are welcome to attend.
 

Friends Web Site    
    Location: Memorial Hall
Tuesday March 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Curiosity Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8445   kbears@mhl.org
   

Curiosity Club is a new program geared to children between the ages of 6-7.  We will share stories and STEAM activities that center around a single subject that is sure to "pique your curiosity!"  You never know what you'll find out in the Curiosity Club!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on February 28th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Adults are welcome to drop in and do some coloring in the Reference Room. No registration required. All supplies provided.

Adult programs    
    Location: Reference Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tech @ MHL: iPads and tablets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Tschetter   978-623-8432   atschetter@gmail.com
   

Do you have a new (or old!) iPad or tablet that you don't really know how to use? Or are you looking into getting a tablet but not sure which one you'd like? Come to our drop-in iPad and tablet program with any questions you may have about:
-general navigation and use of the touch screen
-downloading apps
-using library resources on your tablet

 

    Location: Friends Alcove 2
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Feed Me, I'm Hungry: Creating a Garden for Honey Bees Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Master gardener and beekeeper, Barbara MacPhee, will share her extensive knowledge about the plants that are food for honey bees: nectar and pollen. Learn how you can help save the honey bees in your own home garden.

Barbara MacPhee became a master gardener in 1986, and has been a beekeeper for over 36 years. She was awarded Beekeeper of the Year in 2009.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of MHL and Spade and Trowel Garden Club.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 73 spaces available.
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Wednesday March 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Teen Poetry Contest Opens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

The 2017 MHL Teen Poetry Contest opens today. Visit poetry.mhl.org to submit your poems. Students in grades 6 - 12 can submit up to three poems. You don't have to be an Andover resident to enter poems.

Prizes will be given out for the top three poems in the Middle School and High School categories as well as Honorable Mentions and Teens' Choice Awards. The poetry reception will be Wednesday May 3 at 7pm in Memorial Hall.

If you have questions please contact Renata or Anna.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
rec_chess_knight 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Board Game Day with the Junior Friends Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 6 and up are invited to join the Junior Friends for a Board Game Day.  We will sit on the
floor and play games such as Clue and Sorry.  Please register starting March 1st at 9:00 at www.mhl.org,
space is limited.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled from February:  If you like to read, cook, eat or talk then this club is for your family.  Each month we will select a book for all to read together.  Books will be chosen for their diversity and culture.  We encourage you to make and eat a meal related to the country or culture represented by the book and then we'll all join together for a discussion and dessert.  This is appropriate for families with children ages 5-8.  Our next book will take us to Colombia: Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown:  When a man brings to a remote village two burros, Alfa and Beto, loaded with books the children can borrow, Ana's excitement leads her to write a book of her own as she waits for the BibliBurro to return.   Please register the name of each attendee and reserve and read the book before our meeting.  Also please send along any food allergies and alternatives/ideas for dessert to Beth at bkerrigan@mhl.org. 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Foster's Pond Corporation Annual Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Cotton   978-475-5679   
   

The business meeting will be followed by a talk by the Andover Historical Society’s Jane Cairns, who will share stories of Ann Foster and Martha Carrier, near neighbors of Foster’s Pond, as well as other Andover residents accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

Sponsored by the Foster's Pond Corporation and Memorial Hall Library.

    Location: Memorial Hall
Thursday March 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Networking Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join this free group to expand your network of business contacts, to share ideas, and to learn about effective job search strategies.  Facilitated by certified career coach Arleen Bradley

Career Networking Group Web Site    
    Location: Friends Alcove 1
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misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM AlphaBuddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Alpha-Buddies is a program geared to children between the ages of 4-5 (and a favorite adult).  We will share stories and activities that center around a single letter of the alphabet!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on March 2nd at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM DIY Pot of Gold Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Make an adorable pot of gold filled with candy for St. Patrick's day.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
school_chemistry1 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Thinking Thursday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Thinking Thursday is a program for ages 5-8 which combines stories and science.  We will share a story,
then do some simple experiments and a craft.  Please register starting March 2nd at 9:00 at www.mhl.org,
space is limited.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM MHL's Thursday Movie: The Light Between Oceans Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowboat. Stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz;Directed by Derek Cianfrance; DreamWorks; Rated PG-13; Running time is 133 minutes.

Free film screenings in Memorial Hall. Films may not be appropriate for all audiences.

Movies    
    Location: Memorial Hall
Friday March 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool music with Peter Sheridan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Peter Sheridan has been a children's musician for twenty years providing music to many libraries, daycare centers and schools in the area. He plays guitar, accordion, harmonica and an assortment of other instruments along with using puppets and books in his program.  Peter has also been a featured children's performer at First Night celebrations in Portsmouth, NH for the past six years.  Please register online the name of each person attending two weeks before.

    Location: Memorial Hall
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday March 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Teen Practice ACT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Take a free practice ACT exam, brought to you by Sylvan Learning! Students must bring a Number 2 pencil and a calculator (that is not also a phone).

Registration is required and space is limited.

Results will be given at a follow-up seminar Tuesday, March 21 from 6-7pm.

    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 45 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Legomania Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 5 and up who love to build with Lego's are invited to sign up for Legomania.  We will share a story,
which will introduce the theme, then build freely for about 30 minutes.  At the end each child will have an opportunity
to share details about their creation with the group, before putting it on display in the Children's Room.  Please register
starting March 4th at 9:00 a.m., at www.mhl.org, space is limited.

    Location: Memorial Hall
Sunday March 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Andover Community Trust Information Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise Johnson   978-276-9228   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Health Care Advocacy Group Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Roberge   978-474-9376   broberge@partners.org
    Location: Activity Room
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Monday March 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly morning book discussion group. Open to new members.

Find the book in our library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Destroy a Book - Blackout Poetry Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Make poetry out of discarded books!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Cookies and Book-ies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled from February:  Share cookies and discuss a book...families with kids Grades K-2 are welcome to register online, space is limited!  This month's we will be celebrating strong female characters with the book  Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman.  Please order and read the book before our meeting.  Register online the name of the adult and child who will attend.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Andover Community Trust Information Session Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Denise Johnson   978-276-9228   
    Location: Memorial Hall
Tuesday March 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 7th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 7th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 7th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 7th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Practice ACT Results Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Teens who took the Practice ACT from Sylvan Learning on March 18 can come get their results and get study tips for improving their scores. Teens must have taken the Practice ACT on March 18th to attend this program. If teens took the practice ACT and are unable to attend this session they may contact us at ya@mhl.org to get their scores.

    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM eBook How-To Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Learn how to download free best-selling titles to read on your computer, iPhone, Android, Kindle, or other compatible eBook reader. Bring your eBook reader, library card, and your questions for a hands-on session with OverDrive.  Kindle users should bring their Amazon login and password, and iPad users their Apple ID. Please register and also email gdeyermond@mhl.org which device you will bring to the session. Limited to 4 registrants. Meets in the Circulation Area.

Adult programs    
    Location: Teen Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday March 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Flower Crown DIY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Make a Snapchat filter come to life with your very own flower crown.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM A.C.O.D. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Pike     pikejjep@yahoo.com
    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Journey into German Genealogy with Katherine Shober Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

What does it mean to have German ancestry? This program will discuss the history and variety of German states over time. Come learn how to locate vital records and how to use surnames as clues for fleshing out rich stories in your family tree. Practical tips for deciphering old German script will be covered.

Katherine Schober is a professional German-English translator specializing in genealogy and the old German script. She holds a Master of Arts in German Language and Literature. Originally from the German-American suburbs of St. Louis, she now resides in the Boston area with her Austrian husband.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Genealogy Programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 73 spaces available.
Thursday March 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Tech Services Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Clare Curran-Ball     ccball@mhl.org
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

An evening for adults to learn and play board games in the Activity Room.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Activity Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Adventurous Gardener Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Do you enjoy touring beautiful gardens? Jana Milbocker and Joan Butler of Enchanted Gardens will show you the best public gardens, nursery display gardens, and private gardens open to the public in the Northeast to visit for inspiration! Learn about each garden's highlights, ideal times to visit, and enjoy a visual tour of each amazing destination.

Jana Milbocker is the principal of Enchanted Gardens, a lecturer and garden writer. She has a passion for landscape design and horticulture, and has been gardening on her 2-acre property in Holliston’s historic district for over 20 years. The garden surrounding her Victorian home features more than 140 varieties of trees and shrubs, perennial gardens, peony and rose beds, water features and shady retreats. Jana is interested in all aspects of design—spatial relationships, the interplay of light and shadow, color theory, texture, proportion and plant combinations. Trained as a graphic designer, Jana brings years of critical design thinking, clarity and cohesiveness to her landscape solutions. Her professional experience includes twenty five years as an art director and designer. Jana holds a BFA in Graphic Design, an MBA, and coursework in horticulture and landscape design.

Joan Butler, lecturer,  has been an enthusiastic gardener for over 30 years, and believes gardens should invite you to linger in the world outside your door. Her gardens have been included on several garden tours, and feature exciting plant combinations, dramatic horticultural specimens, and collections of hosta, heuchera and epimedium. Joan is a Master Gardener, a horticulturalist at Weston Nurseries, and is the immediate past Chairman of the Massachusetts Landscape Design Council. She is also an accredited Flower Show Judge, and was Chairman of the floral design Division I competition at the Boston Flower and Garden Show 2014-2015.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of MHL and Village Garden Club.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 74 spaces available.
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Teen Practice SAT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Take a free practice SAT exam, brought to you by Sylvan Learning! Students must bring a Number 2 pencil and a calculator (that is not also a phone).

Registration is required and space is limited.

Results will be given at a follow-up seminar Tuesday, March 28 from 6-7pm.

    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 45 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Dads and Donuts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a story time for preschoolers and their families (including a craft).  After stories enjoy donut holes, coffee and juice.  No registration but please pick up a token for each person attending in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Petits Francais Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

During this 45 minute program, children will develop their oral comprehension and speaking skills of the French language through songs, movement and simple story.  All children ages birth to 4, wanting to engage the French language, are welcome.  

Please pick up a token in the Children's Room on the day of the program beginning at 10:30am as space is limited.  Adults and children need tokens.  For more information please contact Beth Kerrigan at bkerrigan@mhl.org.

 

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM League of Women Voters Candidates' Afternoon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefani Traina     steftraina@verizon.net
   

Features the candidates running for Andover Board of Selectmen and Andover School Committee.

    Location: Memorial Hall
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Sunday March 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Friends' Concert Series: The David Zoffer Differential Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Multi-instrumentalist, David Zoffer, will be featured as keyboardist, guitarist, vocalist, bassist, and composer on his sophisticated pop/jazz/blues/fusion tunes, using character-driven male and female vocals, jazzy harmonies, funk and rock rhythms, tight arrangements, dynamic forms and story lines. Electric Joni Mitchell, the Police, Steely Dan and Frank Zappa are all influences in this music. You can hear Zoffer's roots in classic jazz and classic rock from his hometown of Pittsburgh, along with the craftsmanship he learned studying jazz composition at Oberlin Conservatory and New England Conservatory (NEC). This has allowed Zoffer to have the range to be both a featured rock and jazz artist at NYC clubs like the Bitter End, and also to be a crossover jazz/classical guest performer/featured composer/arranger/soloist with the Handel and Haydn Society and Boston Philharmonic. He will be accompanied by female vocalist, Burcu Gulec, as well as other area musicians.

Zoffer chairs NEC's Prep and Continuing Education Jazz Department, and serves on the faculty of the Contemporary Improvisation Department. He is an Associate Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production at the Berklee College of Music, and Jazz Ensemble Director at the Walnut Hill School. He is one of the most important music educators in the Boston area, having taught and played with many of the leading lights of the 21st century music scene from Boston, such as Grace Kelly, Peter Evans, Steven Fiefke and Jake Sherman.

His music can be heard at www.davidzoffer.com.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Concerts    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 115 spaces available.
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Dungeons & Dragons for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Tschetter   978-623-8432   atschetter@mhl.org
   

The classic fantasy role-playing game! Character creation starts at 3pm; game play starts at 3:30pm!

Open to all teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail: A Video Journey Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Dan and Marilyn Brielman of e-Awakening, a website for 'The Preservation of Nature & the Protection of Resources' will share information about this wonderful 230 mile resource with 16 miles of trails in Andover.

The idea for the Bay Circuit Trail & Greenway first arose in 1929. It would be an “outer Emerald Necklace,” proponents said—a greenbelt that would mirror the famous string of Frederick Law Olmsted-designed parks threading through urban Boston—and would provide open space for the metropolitan area’s quickly expanding population. Over the next several decades, various public and private parks and reservations were established in the area between what is now Route 128 and Interstate 495, but they failed to keep pace with commercial and residential development. In the 1980s, interest in the project was renewed, and in 1990 the Bay Circuit Alliance formed to make the trail and greenway a reality. The BCA has focused on linking segments of the Bay Circuit Trail, which provides a place for recreation while ensuring the protection of open space in the region by adding more “pearls” to the “emerald necklace.” Beginning at Plum Island and ending in Kingston Bay, the trail and greenway is located close to 4 million people in Eastern Massachusetts. The trail provides close-to-home recreation including: walking, biking, snowshoeing, horseback riding and cross-country skiing. Many sections of the trail are accessible by the MBTA commuter rail and other public transit systems.

In the fall of 2012, the Appalachian Mountain Club and The Trustees of Reservations, two of Massachusetts’ largest and oldest conservation organizations, began working together with the Bay Circuit Alliance in the completion, enhancement, and long-term protection of the recreational trail and greenway. The two organizations are working with the Alliance to fulfill the vision of the Bay Circuit by closing  the final gaps of the trail, recruiting and organizing volunteers, improving the trail experience through improved maintenance and signage, securing permanent protection for the trail corridor and the greenway, and encouraging the public to get out and explore the trail’s 230 miles.

Sponsored by Memorial Hall Library and the Andover Trails Committee.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 100 spaces available.
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Random Fandom: Beauty and the Beast Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Get ready for the live action Beauty and the Beast movie with this craft!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Practice SAT Results Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Teens who took the Practice SAT from Sylvan Learning on March 25 can come get their results and get study tips for improving their scores. Teens must have taken the Practice SAT on March 25th to attend this program. If teens took the practice SAT and are unable to attend this session they may contact us at ya@mhl.org to get their scores.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet Andover's Poet Laureate Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

The community is invited to meet Andover's new Poet Laureate, Linda Flaherty-Haltmaier. You can read some of her poems here.

A collaboration of Memorial Hall Library and the Poet Laureate Council.

    Location: Memorial Hall
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lib_book_quill 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly Great Books discussion group.  Open to new members.

Book selection: The Inheritors by William  Golding


Find this book in the library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Organic Gardening 101 for the Family Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Rita Wollmering will present a program of organic gardening basics. Families are welcome.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 73 spaces available.
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Networking Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join this free group to expand your network of business contacts, to share ideas, and to learn about effective job search strategies.  Facilitated by certified career coach Arleen Bradley

Career Networking Group Web Site    
    Location: Friends Alcove 1
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM AlphaBuddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Alpha-Buddies is a program geared to children between the ages of 4-5 (and a favorite adult).  We will share stories and activities that center around a single letter of the alphabet!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on March 16th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Horizons for Homeless Volunteer Training Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steven Croke   978-557-2182   
    Location: Memorial Hall
Friday March 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Teen Poetry Contest Ends Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Today is the last day for the 2017 MHL Teen Poetry Contest! 

Visit poetry.mhl.org to submit your poems. Students in grades 6 - 12 can submit up to three poems. You don't have to be an Andover resident to enter poems.

Prizes will be given out for the top three poems in the Middle School and High School categories as well as Honorable Mentions and Teens' Choice Awards. The poetry reception will be Wednesday May 3 at 7pm in Memorial Hall.

If you have questions please contact Renata or Anna.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Lock-In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stephanie Aude     saude@mhl.org
   

Register for an evening of after-hours genealogy research with exclusive access to databases, computers, microfilm and the Andover Room.  A light dinner will be served. Space is limited. Registration required. $10 fee.

Genealogy programs    
    Location: Reference Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
Saturday April 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sai Maa Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

This group led by Andover resident, Irina Dobrina, centers around the teachings and philosophy of Sai Maa, a world-renowned spiritual master, healer, and humanitarian, who embraces a unique fusion of Eastern spiritual wisdom, Western therapeutic knowledge, and energetic mastery.

For details and information about the group, please contact Irina at SaiMaaMeditationAndover@gmail.com. New members always welcome.

Adult Programs Web Page    
    Location: Activity Room
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM VAB (Volunteen Advisory Board) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Help us make the library better for teens! We do crafts, displays, and more!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
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anim_dog_scottie 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, March 21st at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen DIY Chocolate Marshmallows Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come make your own chocolate marshmallow candy in the Teen Room.

 

Open to teens in grades 6-12.

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anim_butterfly_01 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Spring Fling with the Junior Friends Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 3 and up are invited to join the Junior Friends for some springtime games and crafts.
No registration required.

    Location: Memorial Hall
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly nonfiction book discussion group. Open to new members.

Book selection: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: and their race to save the world’s most precious manuscripts by Joshua Hammer (2016)

Find this book in the library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen DIY Button Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come create your own work of art using recycled buttons.

 

Open to teens in grades 6-12.

 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

An evening for adults to learn and play board games in the Activity Room.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Activity Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Conservation Commission's Annual Overseer Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kevin Porter   978-273-8156   kjporter725@comcast.net
    Location: Memorial Hall
Friday April 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Each session we will enjoy three to four picture books together. Group activities such as songs, finger plays and story related craft will complement the listening experience during this 30 minute program for children ages 3-5.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Users Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fred Snell   978-686-3647   fredsnell@gmail.com
    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Dungeons & Dragons for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Tschetter   978-623-8432   atschetter@mhl.org
   

The classic fantasy role-playing game! Character creation starts at 3pm; game play starts at 3:30pm!

Open to all teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen DIY Recycled Magazine Baskets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Upcycle some old magazines into a one-of-a-kind basket!

 

Open to teens in grades 6-12.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Herb Gardens with Suzanne Crooker Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Suzanne Crooker will present a program on herb gardens. She has worked in the vegetable department at Mahoney's for over a decade.

Sponsored by Friends of MHL and Spade and Trowel Garden Club

Adult programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 74 spaces available.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Mazin     bmazin@mhl.org
    Location: Trustees Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Critique Group Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marianne Knowles   978-475-7442   mpknowles85@verizon.net
   

A group for adults who write or illustrate children’s books. The group meets monthly to provide constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. Membership is open and meetings are free. Interested writers and illustrators are asked to please review group guidelines on the web site and RSVP to the facilitator before attending.

    Location: Activity Room
Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Discover Your Past Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stephanie Aude   978-623-8436   saude@mhl.org
   

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome.  Register for each session online or call 978-623-8400.

Genealogy Club    
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Networking Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join this free group to expand your network of business contacts, to share ideas, and to learn about effective job search strategies.  Facilitated by certified career coach Arleen Bradley

Career Networking Group Web Site    
    Location: Friends Alcove 1
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM AlphaBuddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Alpha-Buddies is a program geared to children between the ages of 4-5 (and a favorite adult).  We will share stories and activities that center around a single letter of the alphabet!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on March 30th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Mystifying Oracle Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Bring your questions about the future to our Mystifying Oracle board.

 

Open to teens in grades 6-12.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Andover Community Trust Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Priscilla Loring   978-852-7742   
    Location: Memorial Hall
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lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join Memorial Hall Library writers' group for writers of adult fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. This group provides constructive advice and feedback on each other's works in progress.

Writers' Group Web Site    
    Location: Activity Room
Friday April 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday April 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room
Sunday April 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM  -  12:00 AM Library closed Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed for the holiday.

Library hours    
Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM  -  12:00 AM Library closed Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed for the holiday.

Library hours    
Tuesday April 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Room in Use
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 2:00 PM  -  2:15 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 4th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 2:15 PM  -  2:30 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 4th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 2:30 PM  -  2:45 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 4th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
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anim_dog_scottie 2:45 PM  -  3:00 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 4th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen DIY Peep Dioramas Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Make your favorite book or fandom out of marshmallow Peeps!

 

Open to teens in grades 6-12.

Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen DIY Glowing Bouncy Balls Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Make your own glowing bouncy ball!

 

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

Friday April 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly morning book discussion group. Open to new members.

Find the book in our library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Dungeons & Dragons for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna Tschetter   978-623-8432   atschetter@mhl.org
   

The classic fantasy role-playing game! Character creation starts at 3pm; game play starts at 3:30pm!

Open to all teens in grades 6 - 12.

 

Meet in the Teen Room and we will go up to the old staff room off Memorial Hall.

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Greg Maichack: The Art of Pastel Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference     rdesk@mhl.org
   

Become inspired to create beautiful pastel paintings by exploring America’s foremost modernist pastel painter of flowers.

The Pastel Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Modern American Abstraction

Focusing on the calla lily, participants work in tandem with the artist, Gregory Maichack. Also, topics such as her landscapes, shells and more will be covered. From sheer beginners with no experience to advanced students, all will experiment with hundreds of pastels learning pastel handling techniques O’Keeffe used in her pastel art. Scumbling, feathering, blending, slurring, edges, and layering will be mastered in this direct tactile medium of pure and nuanced color. How layering is accomplished without fixatives for achieving O’Keeffe’s “clean” look will be a focus as well as building an abstract foundation through Leonardo da Vinci’s revolutionary drawing technique.

All materials provided. Space is limited to 16 participants. Registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Activity Room
        There are 12 spaces available.
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Random Fandom Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

This month's fandom is Yuri On Ice! Come discuss the anime and do a craft.

 

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Curiosity Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8445   kbears@mhl.org
   

Curiosity Club is a new program geared to children between the ages of 6-7.  We will share stories and STEAM activities that center around a single subject that is sure to "pique your curiosity!"  You never know what you'll find out in the Curiosity Club!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on April 11th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Movie Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna or Renata   978-823-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come watch a movie in the Teen Room! Josie will pick the movie around 5:30pm!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Teen Room
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lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_book_quill 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly Great Books discussion group.  Open to new members.

Book selection: Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe


Find this book in the library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Room in Use
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen DIY Piggy Banks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anna/Renata   978-623-8432   ya@mhl.org
   

Come decorate a mini-piggy bank to keep and learn some tips for being smart with your money!

 

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM A.C.O.D. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Pike     pikejjep@yahoo.com
    Location: Activity Room
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room in Use
    Location: Memorial Hall
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misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Networking Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join this free group to expand your network of business contacts, to share ideas, and to learn about effective job search strategies.  Facilitated by certified career coach Arleen Bradley

Career Networking Group Web Site    
    Location: Friends Alcove 1
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM AlphaBuddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Alpha-Buddies is a program geared to children between the ages of 4-5 (and a favorite adult).  We will share stories and activities that center around a single letter of the alphabet!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on April 13th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen DIY Tiny Planters Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate Earth Day with these tiny planters!

 

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

 
school_chemistry1 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Thinking Thursday Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Thinking Thursday is a program for ages 5-8 which combines stories and science.  We will
share a story, do some simple experiments, and a craft.  Please register at www.mhl.org
starting April 13th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_book_bunch1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends' Spring Book Sale Preview Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Friends' Spring Book Sale Preview Night. $20 per person admission charge. Current Friends' members admitted free.

Friends' Book Sales    
    Location: Memorial Hall
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Friends' Spring Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

The Friends of MHL Spring Book Sale. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Friends' Book Sales    
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Free Form Fridays for Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renata or Anna   978-623-8433   ya@mhl.org
   

Join us in the Activity Room for the WiiU - Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more - and upstairs for a rotating craft.

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Friends' Spring Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

The Friends of MHL Spring Book Sale. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Friends' Book Sales    
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Dads and Donuts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a story time for preschoolers and their families (including a craft).  After stories enjoy donut holes, coffee and juice.  No registration but please pick up a token for each person attending in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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Sunday April 30, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friends' Spring Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

The Friends of MHL Spring Book Sale. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Friends' Book Sales    
    Location: Memorial Hall
Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sai Maa Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

This group led by Andover resident, Irina Dobrina, centers around the teachings and philosophy of Sai Maa, a world-renowned spiritual master, healer, and humanitarian, who embraces a unique fusion of Eastern spiritual wisdom, Western therapeutic knowledge, and energetic mastery.

For details and information about the group, please contact Irina at SaiMaaMeditationAndover@gmail.com. New members always welcome.

Adult Programs Web Page    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Andover Annual Town Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 18th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 18th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 18th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, April 18th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Andover Annual Town Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly nonfiction book discussion group. Open to new members.

Book selection: Black Hole Blues and Other Songs From Outer Space by Janna Levin (2016)

Find this book in the library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Board Game Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

An evening for adults to learn and play board games in the Activity Room.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Activity Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends' Annual Meeting: Stephen Collins as William Shakespeare Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Actor Stephen Collins will make Shakespeare's words come alive, from the evil machinations of Richard III, to the philosophical bantering of Falstaff, to the brilliant oratory of Brutus and Antony. Shakespeare's tragedies, comedies, histories, and sonnets are all represented in this exciting show.  A brief annual meeting of the Friends of MHL will precede the performance. All Friends' members are welcome.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room
Sunday May 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM MVMTA Honors Recital Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Enjoy an afternoon of piano music played by students of the Merrimack Valley Music Teachers Association.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are many spaces available.
Monday May 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversational English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Fantini   978-475-4602   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Users Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fred Snell   978-686-3647   fredsnell@gmail.com
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Andover Annual Town Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Curiosity Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8445   kbears@mhl.org
   

Curiosity Club is a new program geared to children between the ages of 6-7.  We will share stories and STEAM activities that center around a single subject that is sure to "pique your curiosity!"  You never know what you'll find out in the Curiosity Club!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on April 25thth at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Andover Annual Town Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
nat_rose.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Make a Present for Mom Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Children ages 3 and up are invited to join the Junior Friends in making presents for Mother's Day.
Please register at www.mhl.org starting April 26th at 9:00 AM, space is limited.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Death Cafe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Refreshments and socializing from 6:30-7:00pm. Program begins promptly at 7:00pm. To learn more about Death Cafes, visit deathcafe.com for more information.

Join other adults for Memorial Hall Library's sixth evening of open, lively, and insightful discussion about death. While not a support group nor a venue for bereavement, a Death Cafe seeks to provide an unscripted, non-judgmental platform for those wishing to explore the many facets of this often taboo subject. Come with an open mind, a healthy curiosity, and a willingness to share your thoughts, feelings, and questions with other like-minded individuals. Facilitated by Andover resident, Richard Davis.

Adult Programs    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 45 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Critique Group Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marianne Knowles   978-475-7442   mpknowles85@verizon.net
   

A group for adults who write or illustrate children’s books. The group meets monthly to provide constructive advice and feedback on each other’s works in progress. Membership is open and meetings are free. Interested writers and illustrators are asked to please review group guidelines on the web site and RSVP to the facilitator before attending.

    Location: Activity Room
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Discover Your Past Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stephanie Aude   978-623-8436   saude@mhl.org
   

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome.  Register for each session online or call 978-623-8400.

Genealogy Club    
    Location: Memorial Hall
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Networking Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join this free group to expand your network of business contacts, to share ideas, and to learn about effective job search strategies.  Facilitated by certified career coach Arleen Bradley

Career Networking Group Web Site    
    Location: Friends Alcove 1
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misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM AlphaBuddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Alpha-Buddies is a program geared to children between the ages of 4-5 (and a favorite adult).  We will share stories and activities that center around a single letter of the alphabet!  Please register online the NAME OF THE CHILD who will be attending the program.  Registration for this program begins on April 27th at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join Memorial Hall Library writers' group for writers of adult fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. This group provides constructive advice and feedback on each other's works in progress.

Writers' Group Web Site    
    Location: Activity Room
Saturday May 13, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_isl-readtome 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Each session we will enjoy three to four picture books together. Group activities such as songs, finger plays and story related craft will complement the listening experience during this 30 minute program for children ages 3-5.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Pick up a token early as space is limited to 30 adults and children.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
Monday May 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Morning Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference   978-623-8430   rdesk@mhl.org
   

Join our monthly morning book discussion group. Open to new members.

Find the book in our library catalog.

    Location: Activity Room
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

A half hour program to introduce children ages 2 and 3 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.
 

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Reading with Annie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Bears   978-623-8401 x39   kbears@mhl.org
   

Annie is back!!  Annie is a gorgeous therapy dog who loves to be read to by children!  Annie is planning to visit us a lot over the next few months.  She loves to sit and listen to children who are able to read on their own and may need a little bit of practice with their new skill. Annie will meet with (four) different children each time she visits for a period of 15 minutes with each child.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your time slot so you can pick out a book to read to Annie.  Also, please note that only the child who is reading to Annie is allowed in the room during the session.  Please register online the name of the child who will be reading to Annie. Registration for this session will begin on Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:00 am.

    Location: Activity Room
    The registration period has not begun.
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lib_teddybear_reading 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Pajama Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Party is an evening story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult.  We will share stories,
songs, a short movie and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up a token in the Children's Room
before coming into the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM American Legion Annual Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kevin Bibeau   508-423-2073   
    Location: Memorial Hall
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Andover Home for Aged People Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise McKallagat   508-631-1021   
    Location: Activity Room
Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 10:25 AM  -  10:55 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Kerrigan   (978) 623-8400 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for 2's and 3's with a caregiver.  We will share a few stories, songs, and a simple craft.  Please pick up a token in the Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Acitivity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-readtome 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Afternoon Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   978-623-8401 x39   bkerrigan@mhl.org
   

For those who cannot attend a morning or evening story time join us for a special mixed ages (2-5) program. We'll share stories, songs and a craft during this 30 minute program.  No registration required, but attendance is first come first serve.  Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

Kid's website    
    Location: Activity Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer group of eight to eleven-year-olds.  We share snacks
conversation, and plan projects and programs for youner children.  For more information please contact
Kate Belczyk at 978-623-8401 x39 or kbelczyk@mhl.org.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM *Trustees' Reception Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefani Traina     straina@mhl.org
    Location: Memorial Hall
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
misc_none 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

 

    Location: Activity Room
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misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Listeners Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Little Listners is a story time for children ages 3-5 and their favorite adult. We will share stories, songs,
movement and a craft.  No registration required, but please pick up tokens in the Children's Room.

    Location: Activity Room
Saturday May 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. No registration required.

    Location: Activity Room
Tuesday May 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM Wiggle Words Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A half hour program to introduce children Birth to 2 to books and the library using rhymes, songs, and simple stories. Please pick up a token in The Children's Room for each attendee before entering the Activity Room.

    Location: Activity Room
 
anim_paw 9:50 AM  -  10:20 AM Make Way for Toddlers Mother Goose Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info