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Magnification Device at HPL

Visit us at the library to use our ELMO visual presenter, which allows you to see things the human eye cannot; such as the stitching on a $100 dollar bill! The presenter is useful to enlarge books, text, and other objects onto a computer screen. The visual presenter is especially helpful to those who are […]

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Resources for Understanding the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict

To help you better understand the long history of conflict and national identity in that region of Eastern Europe, we have curated this list of resources in our library collection, as well as other trusted information sources. From one of the foremost experts on Ukraine and the former USSR, a concise, authoritative history of Ukraine. […]

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Gale Health and Wellness

Feel Good About the Health Resources You Access! Have you ever tried to search for health-related information online only to be overwhelmed by advertisements? Our library provides health and wellness databases from Gale. Not only is the content relevant and from trusted sources, but there aren’t any ads to get in the way of you […]

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Seven Kinds of Easily Accessible Legal Forms

Everyone needs legal assistance at one time or another, but rest assured the Haverhill Public Library has Gale LegalForms resource at the ready! Access with your HPL card on our Digital Resources page here and scroll down to the Legal section. State-Specific Gale LegalForms is relevant to our Massachusetts laws. There are categories like divorce, […]

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Haverhill History Highlight: Veterans Day

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. In honor of Veterans Day, we have gathered photographs from our Senter Digital Archive to […]

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Bridge the Digital Divide

The term “digital divide” refers to the gap between individuals, households, businesses and geographic areas at different socio-economic levels with regard to both their opportunities to access information and communication technologies (ICTs) and to their use of the Internet for a wide variety of activities. Glossary of Statistical Terms The digital divide can also include […]

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Database Highlight: Opposing Viewpoints

Whether you’re writing a research paper or are looking for support resources for your debate team, Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints helps students and researchers gather talking points and new perspectives for their arguments. This multi-platform, mobile friendly tool offers dedicated portals on topics ranging from Espionage and Intelligence to Zoos and Aquariums. Portal pages […]

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Park & Recreation Month

Since 1985, people in the United States have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote building strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation, and to recognize the more than 160,000 full-time park and recreation professionals — along with hundreds of thousands of part-time and seasonal workers and volunteers […]

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Haverhill History Highlight: Memorial Day

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, we’ve put together photos and clippings from our archives to highlight this special occasion throughout Haverhill’s history. Enjoy this trip down memory lane and be sure to explore our Senter Digital Archive for more historic photos and information. Photographs from the 2002 Memorial Day Parade at Linwood Cemetery. […]

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Haverhill History Highlight on Deaf History Month

On April 1, 1871 Alexander Graham Bell was hired by principal Sarah Fuller to teach at the Boston School for the Deaf to show her teachers how to adapt Visible Speech for teaching the deaf to speak. Today it’s the Horace Mann School for the Deaf and is the oldest public day school for the […]