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Scenes From My Life by Michael K. Williams

“I want to tell my story not because it’s unique but because it is not”. “A moving, unflinching memoir of hard-won success, struggles with addiction, and a lifelong mission to give back from the late iconic actor beloved for his roles in The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, and Lovecraft Country. When Michael K. Williams died on […]

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Banned Books Week

September 18th-24th 2022 About “Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open […]

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Matty Matheson : home style cookery

If you only know Matty Matheson from his TV or youtube personality, you might be surprised by his simple approach to food and cooking. Matheson covers everything from basics like pickles and stock, to elaborate party spreads and roasts. This cookbook is made to be used to cook for the people you love so either […]

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Summer Concert Series

Rich Araldi: The Songs and their Stories! Thursday, August 4th @6:00pm An excursion through the great songs of the 20th century and the stories that make them that much more special. Drawing from the jazz age, through the swing era, into modern jazz, the Beatles, and beyond! Songs we love with stories, anecdotes, fun facts, […]

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There’s an App for That @ the Library!

Wednesday, July 27th @2:00pm Have a smart phone or a tablet, and would like to get on the mobile technology path with the library? This class is designed just for you. We will introduce you to the world of “apps”, and to our library apps such as Kanopy, OverDrive, Hoopla, MVLCMobile,  Freegal and Mango. This class is open […]

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Tips for Basic Brain Health and Healthy Aging

Tuesday, July 19th @2:00pm Workshop presented by Barbara Southall, CDP, AAP-BC, CMDCP, Regional Director of Memory Care and Life Enrichment at Wingate Healthcare. A collaboration between HPL and Wingate Residences at Haverhill. CONTACT: Brendan Kieran  978-373-1586, x608  programming@haverhillpl.orgLOCATION: Auditorium

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Under the Banner of Heaven

“Krakauer takes readers inside isolated communities in the American West, Canada, and Mexico, where some forty-thousand Mormon Fundamentalists believe the mainstream Mormon Church went unforgivably astray when it renounced polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the leaders of these outlaw sects are zealots who answer only to God.”“Weaving […]

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Reset, Reconnect, Reenter

Saturday, July 9th @10:00am The last two years have offered opportunities to look deeply at what matters most, to reflect on our values and to shed some of the habitual and busy ways we’ve been inhabiting our world. In this three-part program we will explore together ways to harvest and integrate the strengths we’ve uncovered […]

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New England Legends with Jeff Belanger!

Wednesday, June 22 @7:00pm For over 25 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. New England Legends offers a tour of haunts, monsters, aliens, and weird history from our region. Based on Jeff’s popular weekly podcast and […]

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Juneteenth: Emancipation Day

“Juneteenth is a commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The holiday is observed on June 19—”June nineteenth” is shortened to “Juneteenth”—and is known by various names, including Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Liberation Day; some call it America’s Second Independence Day. It began as a time of celebration when, on June 19, 1865, General Gordon […]