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Technology: How Can We Help?

At the Haverhill Public Library, we are always ready to help you tackle a technology challenge. Printing from your phone? Done. Copying and faxing? No problem. But it only starts there. We’re dedicated to helping you learn to make technology do what you want it to. We already offer a technology course each month. You […]


Digital Resources from Home or Anywhere

We may have limited in-person services right now but our Digital Resources are always open! Access research databases, employment tools, test prep, and more from the Resources page of our website. All you need is your HPL library card!

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Top Challenged Books of 2022

Banned Books Week is October 1st – 7th this year! Across the United States, libraries of all types are celebrating the freedom to read. One way you can celebrate is by reading a banned or challanged book or by joining us on Saturday, October 7th anytime between 10:00am and 2:00pm for the state-wide #LetFreedomRead Read-In event.

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“The Villa” by Rachel Hawkins

Jumping between two time lines and following two woman, Rachel Hawkins “The Villa” is a richly detailed and mysterious rehashing of the infamous time that Mary Shelley spent in Geneva where she wrote the seminal “Frankenstein”. In 1974, Villa Aestas in Italy was called home by a group of rock stars, musicians, their tag-a-long friends, […]


Curious about AI?

What exactly is AI? What are the benefits to society that AI can bring? What risks does it pose? And what can we do to prepare ourselves to the increase in AI technology across all fields? If you’re curious about this topic, we have a plethora of books and resources to give you a better, […]

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“Motherthing” by Ainslie Hogarth

Abby Lamb has found the love of her life in Ralph. But when they have to move into her mother-in-law’s home to take care of Ralph’s depressed mother, Laura, she has to act as the intermediary in their codependent relationship. But then Laura takes her own life and starts to haunt Abby and Ralph in […]

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“Devolution” by Max Brooks

“As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined, until now. But the journals of resident Kate Holland, recovered from the town’s bloody wreckage, capture a tale too harrowing and too earth-shattering in its implications, to be forgotten. Because if what […]