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SAT 2/5 Woody Vines for the Garden by Jen Kettell

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Saturday, February 5 10:30am – 12:30pm Online

Looking to dress up a boring stockade fence? Maybe soften a new stone wall? Add an elegant trellis to your garden? Come explore the ornamental characteristics of climbers like honeysuckle, wisteria, clematis, and other lesser-known species–both native and non-native.  In this lecture, you will also learn how vines climb, the support structures needed for each type of vine, best planting practices, and maintenance.

This program is co-hosted with the North Andover Garden Club and is open to the public.

It will be a live Zoom webinar and participant will be able to ask questions.  It will also be recorded and made available for 2 weeks afterwards.  The Zoom link will be emailed with a reminder two days before. Registration required by 9:00am, Feb. 5th, to receive an email with the Zoom link and related PDF forms.

Register here.

THUR 2/3 @ 7 PM Virtual Art Series – Famous Couples in Art

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021


1st Thursdays @ 7PM 


Our Virtual Art Series with Culturally Curious continues on Thursday, Feb 3rd @ 7PM with Famous Couples in Art. Artists that have loved, inspired and competed with each other throughout history.

Register Here

See the full series on our calendar.


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

NAPS Art Displays: 3 Sisters Gardens & Feathered Wings

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

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.

North Andover Reads: First Neighbors, Still Neighbors

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

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.



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.

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

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

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.


Masks Required in Town buildings

Friday, August 20th, 2021

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.

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

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

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. (more…)

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

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Don’t have a library card? Visit the Library during its open hours or send an email to . 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

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

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.