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Memorial Hall Library

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Adult | Children's Room | Tweens (grades 4-5) | Teens (grades 6-12) | Community
Monday April 6, 2020
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Online Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Play D&D with us online via Roll20! Open for teens in grades 6 - 12.

Email Anna to get information on how to join the game. 

CONTACT:  Anna Tschetter    atschetter@gmail.com
Wednesday April 8, 2020
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Trustees Meeting
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Barbara McNamara    bmcnamara@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
Thursday April 9, 2020
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Online Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Play D&D with us online via Roll20! Open for teens in grades 6 - 12.

Email Anna to get information on how to join the game. 

CONTACT:  Anna Tschetter    atschetter@gmail.com
 
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Writers Group - MEETING VIRTUALLY
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The group will be meeting virtually. Email the address below for details.

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Sunday April 12, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday April 14, 2020
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MEETING VIRTUALLY - Dementia Dialogues MEETING VIRTUALLY
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

During this time, the group will meet virtually. Sign on with your computer or phone in.

Topic: Dementia Dialogues - April 14th Virtual Meeting Using Zoom
Time: Apr 14, 2020 09:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/5745999378

Meeting ID: 574 599 9378

Meeting ID: 574 599 9378
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/axzXAnLt8

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
Thursday April 16, 2020
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MVLC Reference Group Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CONTACT:  Dean Baumeister    dbaumeister@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday April 20, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday April 22, 2020
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday April 23, 2020
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Photostrip Bookmarks
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Turn your photos into bookmarks!

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
Monday April 27, 2020
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MEETING VIRTUALLY - Morning Book Group - MEETING VIRTUALLY
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Due to social distancing recommendations associated with coronavirus, the group will be meeting via teleconference for the foreseeable future.  For more information, please contact David if you have questions.
 
Join our monthly morning book discussion group. Open to new members. This month's selection is The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy.

Find the item in our catalog.

Tuesday April 28, 2020
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CANCELLED - Great Books Group CANCELLED
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

This month's selection: Three Soldiers by John Dos Passos.

Find the item in our catalog.

CONTACT:      andovergreatbooks@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday May 1, 2020
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday May 6, 2020
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Nonfiction Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

While the Library is closed, the book discussion group will not be meeting. See the information on this page.

Book selection: Becoming by Michelle Obama.

Find this book in the library catalog.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday May 7, 2020
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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 3:00pm or come for the campaign’s start at 3:30pm. Please note the new time!  No RPG experience necessary.

Open for teens in grades 6 - 12; meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
Friday May 8, 2020
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Senior Center 45's Group
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A collaboration of the Andover Senior Center and Memorial Hall Library.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8372  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 1
 
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Saturday May 9, 2020
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School Committee Informal Forum
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
CONTACT:  Joel Blumstein  978-407-9482  
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Seacoast Modern Quilters Guild
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
CONTACT:  Rachel Amari  508-612-9308  
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday May 12, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues Meeting Virtually
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Until further notice, the group will meet virtually using Zoom. Email Emily Kearns for details.

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
Wednesday May 13, 2020
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Trustees Meeting
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Barbara McNamara    bmcnamara@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
 
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday May 14, 2020
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

While the Library is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the group is not meeting.

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday May 15, 2020
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday May 18, 2020
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MEETING VIRTUALLY - Morning Book Group MEETING VIRTUALLY
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Due to social distancing recommendations associated with coronavirus, the group will be meeting via teleconference for the foreseeable future.  For more information, please contact David if you have questions.

Join our monthly morning book discussion group. Open to new members. This month's selection is The Color of Lightning by Paulette Jiles.

Find the item in our catalog.

Tuesday May 19, 2020
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Hold for Preservation Awards
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Karen Herman    kvwherman@verizon.net
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Wednesday May 20, 2020
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Downtown Amenity Project Public Forum
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Paul Matarrazo  978-623-8650  
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday May 21, 2020
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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 3:00pm or come for the campaign’s start at 3:30pm. Please note the new time!  No RPG experience necessary.

Open for teens in grades 6 - 12; meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
Friday May 22, 2020
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Senior Center 45's Group
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A collaboration of the Andover Senior Center and Memorial Hall Library.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8372  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 1
 
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday May 25, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday May 26, 2020
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Great Books Group
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

This month's selection: The Canterbury Tales: Wife of Bath & Knight's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer.

Find the item in our catalog.

CONTACT:      andovergreatbooks@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday May 27, 2020
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday May 28, 2020
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday May 29, 2020
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Senior Center 45's Group
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A collaboration of the Andover Senior Center and Memorial Hall Library.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8372  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 1
 
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday June 1, 2020
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Friends of MHL Board Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Monthly meeting of the Friends of MHL's Board of Directors. Friends' members are welcome to attend.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday June 2, 2020
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Device Advice
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your technology questions to the Reference Desk. Get help with the basics for iPads, cellphones, laptops, Kindles and other e-readers. Bring your chargers, usernames and passwords. If you're unable to attend at this time, please stop by the Reference Desk anytime for device assistance.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Reference Room
Wednesday June 3, 2020
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Nonfiction Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Book selection: Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson.

Find this book in the library catalog.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday June 4, 2020
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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 3:00pm or come for the campaign’s start at 3:30pm. Please note the new time!  No RPG experience necessary.

Open for teens in grades 6 - 12; meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
Friday June 5, 2020
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Senior Center 45's Group
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A collaboration of the Andover Senior Center and Memorial Hall Library.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8372  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 1
 
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday June 9, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues Meeting Virtually
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Until further notice, the group will meet virtually using Zoom. Email Emily Kearns for details.

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
 
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Pub Trivia at Andolini's
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for another night of trivia at Andolini's just down the street at 19 Essex Street. Bring a team and all of your favorite facts! $50 cash prize to the winning team, courtesy of the Friends of MHL.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
 
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School Committee Informal Forum
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Joel Blumstein  978-407-9482  
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Wednesday June 10, 2020
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday June 11, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome for topical lectures and discussion.  

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday June 12, 2020
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Senior Center 45's Group
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A collaboration of the Andover Senior Center and Memorial Hall Library.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8372  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 1
 
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday June 15, 2020
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Morning Book Group
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This month is the annual book selection meeting.

CONTACT:  Rita Zielstorff  978-623-8430  rzielstorff@comcast.net
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday June 16, 2020
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Device Advice
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your technology questions to the Reference Desk. Get help with the basics for iPads, cellphones, laptops, Kindles and other e-readers. Bring your chargers, usernames and passwords. If you're unable to attend at this time, please stop by the Reference Desk anytime for device assistance.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Reference Room
Thursday June 18, 2020
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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 3:00pm or come for the campaign’s start at 3:30pm. Please note the new time!  No RPG experience necessary.

Open for teens in grades 6 - 12; meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
 
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Shawsheen Village 100: Researching Your Shawsheen Home
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Local historian and longtime Andover History Center member, Jim Batchelder, and staff member, Lauren Kosky-Stamm, will lead a session geared to people living in Shawsheen who wish to research their home and past residents. Bring a laptop or tablet and learn about online resources and resources at the Andover Center for History and Culture and Memorial Hall Library. Space is limited. Register through the Andover Center for History and Culture. 

This program is part of Shawsheen Village 100, a series of programs and events celebrating Shawsheen Village's 100th birthday. For more information visit andoverhistoryandculture.org/sv100

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Friday June 19, 2020
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday June 23, 2020
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Great Books Group
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

This month's selection: Passing by Nella Larson.

Find the item in our catalog.

CONTACT:      andovergreatbooks@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
Wednesday June 24, 2020
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday June 25, 2020
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday June 26, 2020
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Senior Center 45's Group
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

A collaboration of the Andover Senior Center and Memorial Hall Library.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8372  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 1
 
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Super Smash Bros. Friday
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us in the Activity Room to play Super Smash Brothers on our Nintendo Switch. 

Open to teens in grades 6 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday July 1, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday July 2, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Summer Science
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Science combines stories and science for children ages 5-8.  We will share a story,
do some simple experiments, and make something to take home.  Please register at www.mhl,
starting June 18th  at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday July 3, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday July 4, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday July 5, 2020
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Library is closed
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday July 7, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Pajama Party
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Pajama Party is an evening story time for preschoolers and their favorite adult.
We will share stories, songs, and make a simple craft.  No registration required,
but please pick up one token for each person at the Children's Room circulation desk.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday July 8, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Summer Folkore Program
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Summer folkore program, details to be provided.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday July 9, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome for topical lectures and discussion.  

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday July 10, 2020
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Friday Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A free film screening in Memorial Hall.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday July 13, 2020
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Stop Motion Animation Workshop
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Open to 4-5 graders. Registration is required and space is limited. A session for 6th-12th graders will be offered at 1pm.

Presented by the Rhode Island Computer Museum: Stop Motion animation is where a series of pictures are combined to make a moving image making for a great introduction into video for artists of all backgrounds. All of the components of stop motion animation will be covered through use of various programs.  With these mediums you will captured live with the computer camera and put into interactive software.  After the frames have been captured you will use basic video and audio editing techniques to create a finished animated video!

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Room in Use
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Computer Users Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday July 14, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

Meets in Alcove 2 on Level G.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Addison Gallery Tour: Currents/Crosscurrents: American Art 1850­-1950
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Curator Gordon Wilkins will lead a tour of the exhibition, where iconic works by artists like Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andrew Wyeth are placed in dialogue with paintings, photographs, works on paper, and sculptures by lesser-known, and in some cases, unknown, artists. Through an installation that deemphasizes hierarchies of medium, subject matter, and critical recognition, this exhibition offers a more holistic and nuanced glimpse into a century of creative expression in America. Registration is required. Meet in the museum lobby.
 
A collaboration of Memorial Hall Library and the Addison Gallery of American Art.
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Pajama Party
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Pajama Party is an evening story time for preschoolers and their favorite adult.
We will share stories, songs, and make a simple craft.  No registration required,
but please pick up one token for each person at the Children's Room circulation desk.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday July 15, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday July 16, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 3:00pm or come for the campaign’s start at 3:30pm. Please note the new time!  No RPG experience necessary.

Open for teens in grades 6 - 12; meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
Friday July 17, 2020
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Musical Mornings: Preschool music with Peter Sheridan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.  

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday July 20, 2020
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hold for teen program
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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hold for teen program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday July 21, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Pajama Party
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Pajama Party is an evening story time for preschoolers and their favorite adult.
We will share stories, songs, and make a simple craft.  No registration required,
but please pick up one token for each person at the Children's Room circulation desk.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday July 22, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Addison Gallery Tour: A Wildness Distant from Ourselves
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America examines the history and persistent impacts of the 19th-century European American relationship with the natural world. Curator Gordon Wilkins will lead a tour and discussion of the exhibit.

Meet in the lobby of the Addison Gallery of American Art, on the campus of Phillips Academy. Registration is required.

A collaboration of Memorial Hall Library and the Addison Gallery.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday July 23, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Summer Science
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Science is a program for children ages 5-8 which combines stories
and science.  Please register at www.mhl.org starting July 9th at 9:00 a.m.,
space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday July 27, 2020
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hold for teen program
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday July 28, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Pajama Party
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Pajama Party is an evening story time for preschoolers and their favorite adult.
We will share stories, songs, and make a simple craft.  No registration required,
but please pick up one token for each person at the Children's Room circulation desk.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday July 29, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Summer Folkore Program
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Summer folkore program, details to be provided.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday July 30, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Thinking Thursday
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Thinking Thursday combines stories and science for children ages 5-8.  We will share a story,
do some simple experiments, and make something to take home.  Please register at www.mhl,
starting January 9th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday July 31, 2020
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Teen Harry Potter Program TBD
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday August 4, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It and Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up are invited to an drop-in craft program.  Children
and adults will have the opportunity to make a craft to take home.  It is a
quiet, peaceful way to end the day.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday August 5, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday August 6, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Summer Science
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Summer Science is a program for children ages 5-8 which combines stories
and science.  Please register at www.mhl.org starting July 23rd at 9:00 a.m.,
space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday August 7, 2020
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Friday Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A free film screening in Memorial Hall.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday August 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Computer Users Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday August 11, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

Meets in Alcove 2 on Level G.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It and Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up are invited to an drop-in craft program.  Children
and adults will have the opportunity to make a craft to take home.  It is a
quiet, peaceful way to end the day.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Pub Trivia at Andolini's
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for another night of trivia at Andolini's just down the street at 19 Essex Street. Bring a team and all of your favorite facts! $50 cash prize to the winning team, courtesy of the Friends of MHL.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
Wednesday August 12, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Summer Folkore Program
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Summer folkore program, details to be provided.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Death Cafe
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join other adults for Andover's nineteenth Death Cafe - an 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.

Please join us at 6:30 pm for socializing and refreshments, followed by a prompt event start at 7:00 pm. Hosted by Andover resident, Richard Davis. Seating is limited - please pre-register online on the library’s web site. Contact Stefani Traina at straina@mhl.org or 978-623-8451 for further information and/or visit www.deathcafe.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
There are 44 spaces available.
 
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday August 13, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome. 

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday August 20, 2020
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Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a character and learn about tabletop RPGs at 3:00pm or come for the campaign’s start at 3:30pm. Please note the new time!  No RPG experience necessary.

Open for teens in grades 6 - 12; meets the first and third Thursdays of the month.

CONTACT:  Anna/Renata  978-623-8432  ya@mhl.org
LOCATION: Trustees Room
Friday August 21, 2020
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Musical Mornings: Preschool music with Peter Sheridan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.  

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Wednesday August 26, 2020
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday August 27, 2020
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday September 4, 2020
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Friday Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A free film screening in Memorial Hall.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Saturday September 5, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday September 6, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday September 7, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday September 8, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

Meets in Alcove 2 on Level G.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
Wednesday September 9, 2020
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday September 10, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome. 

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday September 14, 2020
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Computer Users Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday September 15, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday September 16, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday September 17, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday September 18, 2020
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Musical Mornings: Preschool music with Peter Sheridan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.  

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday September 22, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday September 23, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Friends' Fall Book Sale Preview Night
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday September 24, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Friends' Fall Book Sale
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Thinking Thursday
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Thinking Thursday combines stories and science for children ages 5-8.  We will share a story,
do some simple experiments, and make something to take home.  Please register at www.mhl,
starting January 9th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday September 25, 2020
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Friends' Fall Book Sale
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Saturday September 26, 2020
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Friends' Fall Book Sale
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Sunday September 27, 2020
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Friends' Fall Book Sale
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday September 29, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday September 30, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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A Furious Sky: An Evening with Author Eric Jay Dolin
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

From the moment European colonists laid violent claim to this land, hurricanes have had a profound and visceral impact on American history— yet, no one has attempted to write the definitive account of America’s entanglement with these meteorological behemoths. Now, bestselling historian Eric Jay Dolin presents A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes, a five-hundred-year story of American hurricanes, from the nameless storms that threatened Columbus’ New World voyages, to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the escalation of hurricane season as a result of global warming. Weaving a story of shipwrecks and devastated cities, of heroism and folly, Dolin introduces a rich cast of characters, including Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway, and Steven Spielberg, and puts us in the middle of the most devastating storms of the past, none worse than the Galveston hurricane of 1900, which killed at least 6,000 people, the highest toll of any natural disaster in American history. A necessary work of environmental and cultural history, A Furious Sky will change the way we understand the storms on the horizon of America’s future. To learn more about this book, and its author, please visit www.ericjaydolin.com

Copies of his book will be available for purchase.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 1, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday October 2, 2020
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Friday Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A free film screening in Memorial Hall.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Saturday October 3, 2020
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Legomania
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Legomania is a program for children ages 5 and up who love to build with Lego's.  We will
share a story, then build freely for thirty minutes.  Each child will have an opportunity to talk
about their creation with the group, before putting it on display in the Children's Room.  Please
register at www.mhl.org, starting September 28th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday October 6, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday October 7, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday October 8, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome. 

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Monday October 12, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday October 13, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

Meets in Alcove 2 on Level G.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Pub Trivia at Andolini's
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for another night of trivia at Andolini's just down the street at 19 Essex Street. Bring a team and all of your favorite facts! $50 cash prize to the winning team, courtesy of the Friends of MHL.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday October 15, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday October 16, 2020
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Musical Mornings: Preschool music with Peter Sheridan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.  

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday October 19, 2020
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Computer Users Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday October 20, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday October 21, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday October 22, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Thinking Thursday
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Thinking Thursday combines stories and science for children ages 5-8.  We will share a story,
do some simple experiments, and make something to take home.  Please register at www.mhl,
starting January 9th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday October 27, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday October 28, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends Halloween Party
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday October 29, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday November 3, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday November 4, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday November 5, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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The Mother Connection Preschool Fair
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Mother Connection and Memorial Hall Library present the Annual Preschool Fair, an opportunity for parents to learn about and talk with area preschool representatives.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Friday November 6, 2020
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Friday Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A free film screening in Memorial Hall.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday November 9, 2020
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Computer Users Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday November 10, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

Meets in Alcove 2 on Level G.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday November 11, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday November 12, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome  for topical lectures and discussion.  

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Tuesday November 17, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday November 18, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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A.C.O.D.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Julie Pike    pikejjep@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday November 19, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Thinking Thursday
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Thinking Thursday combines stories and science for children ages 5-8.  We will share a story,
do some simple experiments, and make something to take home.  Please register at www.mhl,
starting January 9th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday November 20, 2020
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Musical Mornings: Preschool music with Peter Sheridan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.  

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday November 24, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday November 25, 2020
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Library closes at 5pm
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday November 26, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday November 27, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday November 28, 2020
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Legomania
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Legomania is a program for children ages 5 and up who love to build with Lego's.  We will
share a story, then build freely for thirty minutes.  Each child will have an opportunity to talk
about their creation with the group, before putting it on display in the Children's Room.  Please
register at www.mhl.org, starting September 28th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday December 1, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday December 2, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday December 3, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Saturday December 5, 2020
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Friends' Holiday Book Sale
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Shop for gift quality books for all ages and support the library at the same time!

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Tuesday December 8, 2020
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Dementia Dialogues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly discussion group for anyone and everyone wanting to discuss dementia, including caregivers/care partners and people living with dementia. Facilitated by Emily Kearns, PhD, MBA, RMT. Emily’s personal experience care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love—reframing dementia and supporting those who live with it. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.  Emily facilitates a monthly memory-making café and a weekly dementia-supportive fitness program at her local Y.

Meets in Alcove 2 on Level G.

CONTACT:  Emily Kearns    emilykearns18@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friends Alcove 2
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Make It Take It
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Children ages 3 and up with their favorite adult are invited make a craft with
Miss Kate, then take it home.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Pub Trivia at Andolini's
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for another night of trivia at Andolini's just down the street at 19 Essex Street. Bring a team and all of your favorite facts! $50 cash prize to the winning team, courtesy of the Friends of MHL.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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Make Way for Toddlers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Critique Group Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Marianne Knowles  978-475-7442  mpknowles85@gmail.com
LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday December 10, 2020
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Discover Your Past Genealogy Club
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Discover Your Past Genealogy Club meets the second Thursday of the month.  Novices to advanced researchers are welcome for topical lectures and discussion.   

CONTACT:  Stephanie Aude  978-623-8436  saude@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
 
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Make Way for Toddlers
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM

Make Way for Toddlers is a story time for children ages 2 and 3 with their favorite adult.
We will share stories, sing songs, and make a simple craft.  Please pick up one token for
each attendee in the Children's Room before coming to the Activity Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Little Listeners
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Little Listeners is a story time for children ages 3 to 5 and their favorite adults.
We will share stories, songs, and a simple craft.  No registration required, but please
pick up tokens for everyone attending in the Children's Room.

LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Writers Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us! We welcome newcomers at any level of accomplishment or ambition. In our writing workshop, participants take turns submitting original pieces of any genre. The group reads several submissions during a month, sharing genuine feedback, constructive criticism and encouragement at the next meeting. A writing exercise is explored in each meeting and samples of writing may be used to illustrate technique or strategy. Questions or comments? Email writersgroupmhl@gmail.com.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday December 11, 2020
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Friday Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A free film screening in Memorial Hall.

CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Monday December 14, 2020
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Computer Users Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Reference  978-623-8430  rdesk@mhl.org
LOCATION: Activity Room
Wednesday December 16, 2020
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Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

The Junior Friends of Memorial Hall Library is a volunteer program for ages 8-11.  We work
together to plan program for younger children and do other projects to help the library.  Please
contact Miss Kate at 978-623-8440 or kdugan@mhl.org

LOCATION: Activity Room
Thursday December 17, 2020
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Senior Center Book Club
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kathleen Byrne  978-623-8320  kathleen.byrne@andoverma.us
LOCATION: Activity Room
 
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Thinking Thursday
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Thinking Thursday combines stories and science for children ages 5-8.  We will share a story,
do some simple experiments, and make something to take home.  Please register at www.mhl,
starting January 9th at 9:00 a.m., space is limited.

LOCATION: Activity Room
Friday December 18, 2020
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Musical Mornings: Preschool music with Peter Sheridan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.  

LOCATION: Memorial Hall
Thursday December 24, 2020
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Library closes at noon
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday December 25, 2020
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Library is closed
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday December 31, 2020
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Library closes at 5pm
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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