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Open Art Studio

It is time to get creative! Join Joanna for a fun afternoon of creating and exploring art. We will have plenty of different mediums for you to try which means, the possibilities of what you can create are endless. This program is for children 6-11, but the rest of the family is welcome to join […]

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The Housemaid by Freida McFadden

In this psychological thriller, ex-convict Millie is trying to start fresh after recently being released from jail. Desperate to find work, she is relieved when she is offered a job as a live-in maid and nanny for a wealthy family. The longer she stays, the weirder the family seems. The mother has angry and verbally […]

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods

After defeating Kronos, sending Gaea back to sleep, and surviving the mess that was Apollo’s stint as a mortal, Percy is back facing his hardest challenge yet: College Applications. Finding out that he needs three godly recommendation letters in order to get in to New Rome University, even the Savior of Olympus has hit his […]

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Therapy Dogs at the Library!

Looking to practice your reading skills and relax? Register for one of our therapy dog visits! Starting in March, we have had two new therapy dogs coming to the library! Kona, a golden retriever, and Hazel Mai, a mixed breed. They’re joining Finn, another golden retriever, as part of our therapy dog programming. All three […]

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

If you’re looking for a book to captivate and change your view of the world, look no further. Robin Wall Kimmerer, a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, seamlessly blends scientific knowledge and indigenous teachings together. She embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these […]

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Titanic Reads: 112th Anniversary

This April 15th marks the 112th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Check out this month’s Booklist that highlights all things Titanic within our collection! Visit our Booklist page to download this and other custom booklists prepared by our librarians! You can also scroll below to dive into our Titanic list!

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Internet Basics at the Haverhill Public Library!

Session I: Thursday, 4/4 | 6-7pm | Session II: Thursday, 4/11 | 6-7pm | For those who have never touched a computer or have limited mouse skills, this class will introduce the basics of having a computer, mouse and keyboard. We will also explore how to find information online and develop web browsing skills. This […]

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April Adult Events at HPL

Check out these adult events happening in April! 4/1 | 6-7:30pm | English (ESL) Conversation Circle Would you like to practice your English with native speakers in a relaxed and informal environment? Join us for a friendly chat–Monday evenings at 6 pm.  4/2 | 10am-12pm | Classic Matinees: 1970s Best Picture Nominees Every Tuesday in […]

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Haverhill Reads 2024: Jenny Howe

Every year the Haverhill Public Library picks one book for a community-wide read. Join us for an afternoon with author Jenny Howe! She’ll read from her 2023 novel, On the Plus Side, and talk about writing romance and why plus-size representation matters! Her talk will be followed by a book signing. Copies of On the Plus Side are available wherever books […]


Try the Commonwealth Catalog!

Looking for a specific book, audiobook, movie, or CD, but can’t seem to find it in the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium? Try the Commonwealth Catalog! This statewide catalog allows users to request physical materials from libraries across Massachusetts. There’s no extra cost for patrons – all you need is your HPL library card to place […]