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NAPS Art Displays: 3 Sisters Gardens & Feathered Wings

Visit the Library and see thet students’ art inspired by North Andover Reads. The 3 Sisters Gardens was created by the North Andover Elementary School children and their teachers.  Then, stroll to the Library’s Reading Room to see the North Andover Middle School students Feathered Wings, bring your phone or camera to capture you in wings.

THUR 12/2 @ 7 PM Virtual Art Series

 

1st Thursdays @ 7PM 

 

Our Virtual Art Series with Culturally Curious continues on Thursday, Dec 2nd @ 7PM with John Singer Sargent: Master with a Brush. A look at the masterful nineteenth-century artist, celebrated for his Grand Manner portraits of the European and American elite.

 

Register here

See the full series on our calendar.

 

Presented in collaboration with the Burlington Public Library and Tewksbury Public Library.

North Andover Reads: First Neighbors, Still Neighbors

Welcome to North Andover Reads Fall 2021! – North Andover Reads: First Neighbors, Still Neighbors

North Andover Reads is a joint effort of the Stevens Memorial Library and the North Andover School District. Each year, books, programs, exhibits and more are chosen around a particular theme and highlight our R.A.I.S.E. initiative. This year North Andover Reads recognizes and celebrates our first neighbors, who are still our neighbors: the Indigenous Peoples. Through reading and talking, we hope to gain knowledge, leading to both empathy and respect.

Please join us. Everyone is welcome to read, attend a program, and visit exhibits.

 

Books

Adults & Teens are reading Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley  , extra digital copies are available for Stevens Memorial Library card holders!

Children are reading We are still here! by Traci Sorell.

Check out our recommended reading lists for more book suggestions.

Watch for news of more programs in November.

Exhibits & Videos

Check back on our website as we post about art exhibits from the schools.

Watch a cooking demonstration by Reference Librarian Alison Horner.

Masks Required in Town buildings

Effective Monday August 23, 2021, masks will be required inside of municipal buildings in North Andover.  Visitors to Town buildings are required to wear a mask, and employees are required to wear a mask when not in their individual offices.  We will re-evaluate this decision on a monthly basis.

View the full update from the Town here.

Opening on The Board of Library Trustees of the Stevens Memorial Library

Opening on The Board of Library Trustees of the Stevens Memorial Library

An opening exists on the Board of Library Trustees of Stevens Memorial Library. The Library Board is a 7-member, self-perpetuating entity made up of North Andover residents who are committed to helping promote and support the programs, services, and collections of their town public library.

The Trustees invite any resident of North Andover to submit a Letter of Interest in filling this vacancy to the Board of Library Trustees. We are seeking a person with a background and experience in fundraising and grant writing to support library projects and programs. Other skills sought are marketing with a focus on brand strategy, communications and social media. Please include any experience, expertise, qualifications and/or other attributes, either professional or as a patron, that you would bring to the Board position.

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Employment Support: searching, resume prep, interview skills and more

Visit the Employment Support page to assist in job searches, resume prep, and career and business development. The page is accessible at home, all you need is your library card number and pin. Check out the page by clicking here. Continued »

Don’t have a library card? Sign-up now!

Don’t have a library card? Visit the Library during its open hours or send an email to Stevens-Circulation@northandoverma.gov . Include your full name, North Andover address, and a phone number.  A library staff member will respond when available to get you started using the Library’s many resources.

Reading Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? Fill out a Reader Request for personalized book recommendations, for all ages. Indicate your preferred format: print and audiobooks, e-books and e-audiobooks. You should receive a follow up within 2 days and provide you with at least 3 titles.

Donation questions?

When the Library is open, donations may be left in the Library’s lower lobby, on the Donations Book Case.   (Please do not leave donations outside when the building is closed.) Donations must be in good condition. Please, NO vhs tapes, magazines, or text books. Questions about donations can be emailed to the Friends of the Stevens Memorial Library care  of ADLarson@att.net   We appreciate the many wonderful donations given in the past to the Library.

Library news: pick your method

Add Stevens to one of your regular news methods to receive the latest Library information.  Follow the Library on FaceBook, Twitter, or email news via the website (sign up on the main page.) Library events are also found on the NACAM.gov channel Bulletinboard.  Recorded programs are available on our Youtube channel.  And, you’re always welcome to call the Library when it’s open: the Reference Desk, ext. 42016.   Look for “StevensMemLib” whatever source you use (there’s another Stevens Memorial in Ashburnham, MA).