Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

Methuen Friendship Quilt Project

In the mid-1800s, “Friendship Quilts” were a popular way to commemorate events and memories, often with a large group of people creating the quilt for a particular person or family. These quilts were often personalized with the signatures of those… Read More

Libraries Working Towards Social Justice

Libraries Working Towards Social Justice formed in 2020 to expand our programming efforts beyond our individual communities to achieve a more equitable, diverse and inclusive society. These thought-provoking lectures and discussions will help Merrimack Valley residents (and beyond) to think... Read More

Find Sir Nevins the Bear

This year Sir Nevins the Bear, missing all his library friends, has decided to go out into the community to visit different businesses. Starting on June 28th, each week he will be hiding in a new place. To find him... Read More

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Links to COVID-19 Resources: Massachusetts Department of Public Health Page Center for Disease Control Vaccine Page City of Methuen Health Department Page Steps to Prevent Illness (CDC) Nevins Online Resources - Find more Journal and Scholarly Articles in the databases... Read More

Bruins PJ Drive

From February 1 through March 31, the Nevins Library, along with Cradles to Crayons®, the Boston Bruins, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and Wonderfund are coming together to collect new pajamas for local children living in low-income and homeless situations…. Read More

Giving at the Nevins Library

Again this year we have not one, but two Giving Trees gracing the Nevins Library, as well as our ongoing monthly food drive which supports the Friday Food Backpack program in the Methuen Public Schools. The Giving Trees will be here… Read More

Annual Emmaus, Inc. Giving Tree

Once again, our Giving Tree will provide Christmas gifts to Merrimack Valley homeless children who are served by Emmaus, Inc. More than ever, these kids need your kindness and generosity! This year the tree will be set up by the... Read More

Methuen Magical History Tour

Did you know that you can take a walk through Methuen's History whenever you want and not just on Methuen Day? It's a self-guided walking tour (with the aid of a mobile website, more on that below) of Methuen's past... Read More