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There’s an App for That @ the Library!

Wednesday, May 4th @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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The Painter’s Palette: A History of Color

Wednesday, April 20th at 11:30am **PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM THAT WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email.** We may take for granted the use of color in art, but historically, much thought, effort and expense has gone into that choice. Drawing on the […]

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“Cultish: the language of fanaticism” by Amanda Montell

Do you have a morbid fascination with cults? Do you often wonder how someone can give up their whole personalities to what appears to be something crazy as an outsider? Are you worried it could happen to you? If so, definitely check out Amanda Montell’s compelling nonfiction work, “Cultish”. Montell breaks down cultish language by […]

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Evil Spirits Witchcraft Legacy: Stories from the Big Attic

Monday, April 11th at 6:00pm As a child, author Richard Brewster discovered a book in his attic that once belonged to the chief judge of the 1692 Salem witch trials and which contained eerie, handwritten notes about being haunted by “Evil Spirits.” Witchcraft Legacy: Stories from the Big Attic” traces the journey of that book and the lives it touched […]


New Resource! Udemy; presented by Gale.

Stay Ahead of the Learning CurveDid you know studies show that on average, workers change jobs 12 times in their lifetime?* That’s why it’s important to stay competitive. But how do you learn new technologies and keep up with a full-time job? The solution is Gale Presents: Udemy. With this online learning platform, users can […]

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Haverhill Reads: Faith and Folktales: Russian Storytelling Through Images

Wednesday, April 6th at 6:30pm Over the centuries Russian artists perfected the use of visual language to tell stories and teach tradition through pictures. Russian Iconographers, creators of Orthodox religious art, would use form and color to depict complex beliefs and messages. These same techniques were later used by secular artists to depict history, fairy […]


Virtual Open Mic Night w/ Featured Guest Dan Speers!

Thursday, March 17th at 7:00pm Are you a performing artist, established or aspiring? Join HPL for a virtual Open Mic Night on Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 PM! Come and sing, play an instrument. read poetry, or more! Share your art with us. Our featured guest this month is local poet Dan Speers! This program […]

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How Opera Looks: Contemporary Music and Notation – Virtual

Wednesday, March 9th at 7:00pm In this event, we will look at the different ways composers score contemporary opera pieces. We will compare them and explore what elements of music are center stage in each opera. Then, you will get the opportunity to create your own kind of musical notation. Presented by Maggi Chauby, Artistic Associate at Guerilla Opera. […]

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The Patient

Told through a series of online posts, “The Patient” follows Parker, a psychiatrist who is reflecting on a horrifying encounter from the beginning of his career. In order to be close to his fiancé, Parker takes a job at a psychiatric hospital in New England. But on his first day he meets a baffling patient; […]


How Money Works

Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30pm A financial planning workshop by James Fauci, Regional Leader at PFS Investments. This program will be held inside the library. To protect patrons and staff, we will require masks for all indoor programs. Masks are required for all patrons aged 2 or older, regardless of vaccination status. CONTACT: Brendan  978-373-1586, x608  bkieran@haverhillpl.orgLOCATION: Auditorium