Massachusetts Prohibited Plant List – Updates

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) has added three invasive plants to the prohibited plant list, as they have been deemed to pose a threat to land in the state. These plants are now prohibited from being sold.

  • Cytisus scoparius (Scotch broom)
  • Eragrostis curvula Weeping Lovegrass)
  • Pinus thunbergii (Japanese Black Pine)

[NA Stevens Library News] This Week At Stevens – Cookbook Club, Virtual Author Visit, and our Sunday Movie

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WED 12/7 @ 7PM Cookbook Club Join us on the first Wednesday of the month for a cookbook discussion. This month we are discussing Snackable Bakes by Jessie Sheehan.  Everyone is welcome (but not required!) to bring a dish from the book to share and we will eat as we discuss this month's book.  Stop by the reference desk to pick up a copy!

THUR 12/8 @ 7PM Virtual Author Visit – An Evening with 3 Mystery Writers 

Advance registration is required for this Zoom event.  Register HERE.

Join us for an evening with Sulari Gentill, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and Eva Jurczyk moderated by Rachel Raczka of the Boston Globe.  Everything was fine until it wasn’t—a scream in the library, books gone missing the first day on the job, a secret threatening to tear apart a perfect life. We’ll discuss intriguing mysteries with critically acclaimed authors Sulari Gentill, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and Eva Jurczyk. Presented in collaboration with the Burlington Public Library.

SUN 12/11 @ 2PM Sunday Movie “Marry Me” Join us for an afternoon movie, this week we are showing Marry Me (2022)!  Music superstars Kat Valdez and Bastian are getting married before a global audience of fans. But when Kat learns, seconds before her vows, that Bastian has been unfaithful, she instead decides to marry Charlie, a stranger in the crowd.

Check out our events calendar for more information on storytimes, drop in tech help, and other regular programming!

Town of North Andover Departmental Wreath Contest – 2022

Vote for your favorite below (if the form doesn’t open automatically, please click here to vote.).   Please only vote once per person.

NA Knight

Silent Night (Hopefully)

Holiday Reboot 2.0

Merry Grinchmas

The Water Cycle

Busy Office Elves

O Little Town of North Andover

CommDev Runs on Dunkin


Greetings from Cochichewick

The Senior Center Celebrates Around the World

Massachusetts Gold Star Families Tree, December 8, 2022 at 2:30PM | Massachusetts State House

Massachusetts Gold Star Families Tree with Governor Charlie Baker  

December 8, 2022 at 2:30PM | Massachusetts State House

This year’s Gold Star Families Tree display pays tribute to our Massachusetts Service Members who gave their lives in service to our Nation and the families who carry their legacy forward. Ornaments from their loved ones will be displayed on the tree and serve to remind of the tremendous sacrifices made for our Freedoms. All are welcome to attend and no RSVP required. 

Families of Fallen Service Members are invited to bring a wallet sized photo to place on the tree.  The Gold Star Families Tree will be on display through the month of December in Memorial Hall (2nd floor), Massachusetts State House.  Please contact Military Friends Foundation at 1-84-HELP-VETS or email for more information.

 Event updates are available at

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