Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


January 16, 2014

Out & About: Artistic detail at Memorial Hall Library


Faith Lutheran rolling out Movie Club

Faith Lutheran Church is inviting the community to join its new monthly Movie Club, which kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 21, with a screening of “The Heiress,” described as a masterpiece of love, deception and betrayal starring Olivia De Havilland, Montgomery Clift and Ralph Richardson. Directed by William Wyler, the movie won four Academy Awards in 1949, including Best Actress.

It will be shown at the church, 360 South Main St., from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., with an intermission for discussion. For more information about the Movie Club or to sign up, visit, email, or call 978-475-4059.

Friends of Library Winter Book Sale

The Friends of Memorial Hall Library in Andover hosts its Winter Book Sale next week at the library, 2 North Main St.

The sale opens with a Preview Night on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $20, but free for current Friends members.

The sale then opens to the general public on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24 and 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Admission to the general sale days is free. A large selection of coffee table books will be featured in this sale.

For more information, call the library at 978-623-8400 or visit

Virtual tour with Gravestone Girls

Join the Gravestone Girls on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. for a virtual tour of Andover’s local cemeteries, including photographs of special and interesting burying places around town. The program takes place at Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main St.

Through their interactive slide show, they will chart the evolution of cemeteries and gravestones from the Colonial era to modern times and bring to light “the art, symbolism and history of these living history museums located on everyone’s main streets and in their backyards.”

For more information, call the library at 978-623-8400 or visit


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