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Fall Pumpkin Decorating Contest Begins!
By Betsy Paul and Laura York
09-28-2015 12:07 PM

Miss Betsy shows the craft

pumpkin kit and her

completed pumpkin face!

Andover Public Library has launched its first Pumpkin Decorating Contest open to pre-school children, kindergarten through 8th grades and families. Pick up your pumpkin shape kit at the Library and submit your decorated pumpkins by October 14th. Winners of the contest will be announced October... Read The Full Article
September is Sign Up for a Library Card Month!
By Susan Hill
09-04-2015 12:59 PM

Snoopy's all for it!


Don't put it off! If you do not have an Andover Library Card, come to the Circulation Desk and we will find one for you. All you need is a form of ID such as a drivers' license. It's FREE. Children may sign up for Library Cards of their own with a Parent or Guardian signature. Read The Full Article
Library Closed on September 7
By Laura York
09-04-2015 12:19 PM
The Andover Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in Observance of  Labor Day and will reopen on Tuesday, September 8. Read The Full Article
Book Club Extravaganza on September 25th
By Laura York
09-04-2015 11:58 AM

Sixth Extinction: an

Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert will be open to discussion at the Andover Public Library on Friday, September 25th at 6PM.  Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, The Sixth Extinction will compel us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.... Read The Full Article
Story Times Are On Again for Fall!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
08-31-2015 12:43 PM

Halloween Dress Up

is Coming too!

Andover Public Library Fall Story Times begin September 14 and run to October 21, 2015. Toddler Times: For 1 1/2 to 2 year olds Monday Mornings 11:00 - 11:30 am   Pre K - K Story Times for ages 3-5 years old Tuesday Nights from 6:00 - 6:45 pm Wednesday Mornings from 10:30 - 11:30... Read The Full Article
White Elephant Sale
By Laura York
08-20-2015 09:50 AM
The Friends of the Andover Public Library are holding a White Elephant Sale on Saturday, August 22 from 10 AM - 2PM in the Library.  Stop in and see all the goodies they have for sale.  Also, the Friends' Used Book Sale will be going on and it's the last day to bid on the baskets for the... Read The Full Article
Friends of the Library's Annual Book Sale on August 26
By Susan Hill & Laura York
08-10-2015 05:38 PM
Andover Public Library's Annual BOOK SALE and the end of the Friends' Basket Auction is Saturday, August 26. The Meeting Room will be full of wonderful books, DVD movies, VHS movies, paperbacks, magazines,hardback books in fiction and non-fiction for your enjoyment starting Saturday August 26 at... Read The Full Article
Basket Auction in July and August
By Laura York
07-21-2015 10:57 AM
It's time for the Friends Annual Basket Auction. The wonderful baskets are on display at the Library. Visitors may write down a bid for each of his or her favorites. The bidding ends on the day of the Annual Used Book Sale on  August 27. The highest bidder will have 10 days from... Read The Full Article
Friends of the Library Used Booksale August 22
By Laura York
07-16-2015 10:36 AM
The Friends of Andover Public Library's Annual Used Book Sale begins on Saturday, August 22 at the Andover Public Library from 10am to 2pm. Hundreds of items available during the sale are hardcover books, paper back books, magazines, DVD's, videos and audio books. The sale continues ... Read The Full Article
Smithsonian Speakers Highlighted June 18 and 19 at the Veterans' Auditorium!
By Susan Hill
06-12-2015 01:49 PM
The following programs are coming up during the Smithsonian Exhibit Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? Thursday June 18 will be a private Clergy Tour and Discussion at 3pm. Clergy will have a dedicated, private time to view the Exhibit before it opens in the evening. Dr. Rick Potts and... Read The Full Article
Every Hero Has A Story!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
06-03-2015 10:13 AM
Andover Public Library's Summer Reading Program is signing up members June 2,3,and 4. Don't miss out on the family events and fun from June 5 through July 1. See below for the list of Events:   June 2, 3, and 4  Sign up and Receive Packets at the Library during Library Hours June 5... Read The Full Article
Speaker Line Up at the Smithsonian Exhibit: Human Origins
By Susan Hill
05-26-2015 02:03 PM

Human Family Tree

Changes as we learn!


Andover Public Library has won a fantastic Exhibit from the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. Not only will we have four Smithsonian experts kick off the Exhibit June 18 through 20th, but we also will have interesting Events and Speakers throughout the month through July 16 when... Read The Full Article
Dr. Cynthia Beall Coming to Speak at the Library June 14
By Susan Hill
05-26-2015 01:32 PM

Cynthia Beall

Cynthia Beall, Professor of Anthropology and Professor of Anatomy and Global Health at Case Western Reserve University will make a special talk at Andover Public Library Sunday June 14 at 2pm in the Brenda Merrill Meeting Room. Cynthia Beall is a physical anthropologist whose research focuses... Read The Full Article
Human Origins Essay Contest: What Does It Mean to be Human?
By Susan Hill
05-19-2015 04:43 PM
Enter the Human Origins Essay Contest Now for Prizes June 19, 2015! Andover Public Library received the award of the Smithsonian Touring Exhibit: Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human?  The Science Lecture with Smithsonian Paleontologists is June 19 at 7 pm. The Exhibit will run... Read The Full Article
Adult Summer Reading Program: Escape the Ordinary!
By Laura York
05-19-2015 01:04 PM
"ESCAPE THE ORDINARY" this summer during Andover Public Library's 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program for ages 18 and older. Patrons are invited to try something new this summer - exploring heroes, superheros and other extraordinary people, places and events. Attend a superhero movie or honor local... Read The Full Article
Free videos, music, ebooks, comics, and audiobooks!
By Nancy Logan
05-06-2015 05:32 PM
FREE VIDEOS  |  FREE MUSIC  |  FREE AUDIOBOOKS  |  FREE EBOOKS  --- NO WAIT --- Andover Public Library is excited to announce the availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online... Read The Full Article
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare
By Laura York
05-04-2015 03:22 PM
Everthing You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare will be held at the Andover Public Library on  Tuesday, June 6 at 5PM.  The class will offer people approaching retirement or going on Medicare for the first time a chance to gain basic understanding of how Medicare works. ... Read The Full Article
Smithsonian Exhibit on Human Origins will have a Poster Contest
By Susan Hill
04-24-2015 04:01 PM
Andover Public Library is excited to host the touring Smithsonian Exhibit called Exploring Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human? The Exhibit will open June 18 and close July 16, 2015. It is co-sponsored by Pymatuning Valley Schools and the Exhibit will be in the Veterans' Memorial... Read The Full Article
National Library Week April 10th - 16th
By Laura York
04-06-2015 01:53 PM
Transform your ideas about the Library. Celebrate National Library Week April 10 - April 16. The Andover Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library... Read The Full Article
2016 Junior Picasso Art Show
By Laura York
03-31-2015 03:06 PM
The 2016 Junior Picasso Student Art Show is being held at the Andover Public Library April 23 through April 28.  All students in grades K-12th are eligible to enter and are allowed a maximum of 2 entries in the following categories: paintings, drawings, sculpture, mixed media and... Read The Full Article
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare
By Laura York
03-24-2015 10:48 AM
Everthing You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare will be held at the Andover Public Library on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 2PM - 4PM.  The class will offer people approaching retirement or going on Medicare for the first time a chance to gain basic understanding of how Medicare... Read The Full Article
Take Charge of Your Life
By Laura York
03-09-2015 03:56 PM
The Country Neighbor Program, Inc. is presenting a six week Chronic Disease Self-Managment Program at the Andover Public Library on Fridays, March 17 through April 21 from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. The program is designed to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and... Read The Full Article
Smithsonian Exhibit Coming to Andover Public Library and PV Schools
By Susan Hill
03-02-2015 12:41 PM

Locations of the

2015-2017 Tour

Andover Public Library is partnering with Pymatuning Valley Schools to bring the Smithsonian Hall Of Origins' fantastically popular Exhibit here to Andover. The touring Exhibit titled: "Exploring Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human?" will visit only 19 locations across the US. ... Read The Full Article
Awesome Learning Computer is now at Andover Public Library!
By Susan Hill
02-12-2015 03:08 PM

Colorful AWE

Computer for


Andover Library announces our new Early Literacy Station is ready for use! Geared for children from age 2 through 4th grade, the AWE early Literacy Station is loaded with over 70 educational software programs. The Andover Public Library AWEsome Early Literacy Station has an imaginative interface... Read The Full Article
Author Visit at PV Primary will be March 18!
By Laura York
02-03-2015 03:22 PM
The author visit with Sandra Philipson and her dogs, Tak and Penny, has been cancelled for February 4, 2015. She and her Illustrator Jennifer Campbell were due to present a full day of activities at PV Primary, dogs too! The big all day event will now be March 18, 2015. Children will read and enjoy... Read The Full Article
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