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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 […]

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Chilton Library

The Authoritative Automotive Repair Guide Get your car ready for nice weather road trips with ChiltonLibrary! This resource provides access to repair, maintenance, and service information on cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road today. All free with your HPL card! Chilton Library provides up to date information and resources on: Step-by-step service and […]

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Haverhill History Highlight Women’s Suffrage

Not until the formation of the Haverhill Equal Suffrage League in May 1914 did the city have a strong impact in the fight for women’s suffrage. Formed with Mary Brinton Briggs as president, and other prominent well-educated women of the city as its members, these women wrote the constitution and by-laws. They also chose to include a […]

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Haverhill History Highlight on Black History Month

Sidney Mason was the first African American firefighter in Haverhill. He was born in Virginia to enslaved parents, Charles and Delia Mason, and came to Bradford around 1871. He served as a police officer and appointed to the permanent staff of the fire department when the town of Bradford was annexed to the city of […]

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O’Reilly for Public Libraries

For over 40 years, O’Reilly has educated generations of technologists and entrepreneurs who have shaped the future of the industry. O’Reilly experts filter through the noise to help people focus on what’s most important in today’s rapidly changing landscape. With O’Reilly for Public Libraries, you’ll get unlimited access to 50K+ titles (including O’Reilly books in […]

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Financial Wellness Month

Financial wellness is usually defined as feeling secure when it comes to your money – both in the short and long-term. The resources below will help lead you to that path. Click each image to head to the site! Budgeting Worksheets Budget Calculator: An easy-to-use monthly budget calculator from Clearpoint, a division of Money Management […]

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Celebrate Learn a Foreign Language Month with Mango

Learning a new language isn’t easy, but it’s rewarding in what you’ll discover along the way! Language learning supports academic achievement, improved reading abilities, and positive attitudes towards other cultures. Get started with Mango Languages, a great resource free to use with your Haverhill Public Library card! Mango has 70+ World Languages to learn, 20+ ESL […]

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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

As the holidays approach, people take time to consider what they’re thankful for and many choose to donate some of their time, attention, and resources to others. In that spirit of giving, each year the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness sponsor Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week […]

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Rental Assistance & Resources

The City of Haverhill is now offering Emergency Rental Assistance to those who qualify. The program is designed to help people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent and/or utilities. City Contact Information: Additional Information First Time Homeowner Downpayment Assistance Program Housing Rehabilitation and Code Correction Program (HRCCP) MassHousing Get the Lead […]