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New Monthly Booklists

“I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.” Laura Bush (Librarian & wife of 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush) Your library card gives you access to everything at the Haverhill Public Library and any other library in our consortium. With so much to choose from, the toughest part […]

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Holiday Books are Back!

Winter holiday books are now available for browsing in our downstairs children’s area! To celebrate our holiday book cart, we produced this short film. Please enjoy!

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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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An Among Us Reading List

Have you become obsessed with playing Among Us? Take a break and pick up one of these books that are full of sus characters and situations!

Kids Events

Binary Bracelets

Wednesday, December 9 @ 4:00 p.m. Join Mr. Chance on Zoom to learn the basics of binary and make a bracelet to demonstrate your skills! No coding experience or special software required. (only Zoom) This class is perfect for young coders ages 8+. All families welcome. Questions? Contact HPL Youth Services – 978-373-1586 x626   kids@haverhillpl.org

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Silver Medals Book Club

SILVER MEDALS is the bi-monthly book club that discusses Newbery Honor books. Not the gold-medal winners — but the runner ups. Newbery Honor books are typically written for readers ages 10-12, but all interested young readers are welcome to join us for a guided discussion. We will discuss each book virtually — or in person, […]

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Native American Heritage Month: Kids Booklist

Celebrate Native American Heritage month this November with a good book – or two! This booklist of Children’s titles highlights books written and illustrated by Native American authors. Checkout winners of the American Indian Youth Literature Award: here. Fiction Titles Younger Readers Birdsong by Julie Flett First Laugh: Welcome, Baby! by Rose Tahe and Nancy […]

Kids Staff Picks

“OCDaniel” by Wesley King

Joan read OCDaniel and this is what she thought… Daniel is a typical eighth-grader. He’s desperate to fit in, to make his father proud, and hide the fact that he thinks he might be crazy. He’s pretty busy with school and football (and Zaps and Routines), but then he gets a mysterious note that changes everything. […]

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Food for Fines!

Starting Monday, November 16th, the Haverhill Public Library will accept non-perishable food items in exchange for late fees. Library members will get $1 waived from their late fees for each food item that is donated (up to $10.00). We cannot accept glass containers, expired food, or open packages. Please bring donations to the Circulation Desk. […]

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Native American Heritage Month

November has been recognized as Native American Heritage Month since President George H.W. Bush’s proclamation in 1990. Visit here for more information. Check out this list of young adult books by and about Native Americans! Non-Fiction Titles Fiction Titles