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Homework Help at HPL

Homework Help begins November 9th! Ages 8-12 | all subjects Tuesdays 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Bilingual English & Spanish Parent, student, and tutor sessions available by request

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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. Click on the image to request that title from our catalog. Checkout winners of the American Indian Youth Literature Award: here. Fiction Titles Younger Readers Older Readers […]

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Meditation Class

A guided mindful meditation for all levels. Perfect for beginners. Led by Wyatt Ward. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. 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 Kieran  978-373-1586, x608  bkieran@haverhillpl.orgLOCATION: Auditorium


Patron Pantry – Food Drive!

Starting Monday, December 6th through Saturday, December 18th, the Haverhill Public Library will accept non-perishable food items for our annual food drive! Library members will get a piece of library swag as our thank you for donating to this great cause. We cannot accept glass containers, expired food, or open packages. Please bring donations to […]

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Geometric Cats

Tuesday, December 14 at 4pm Make your cat bold, with bright colors and geometric patterns in the style of artist Laurel Burch. Learn how to draw the eyes, nose and mouth of a cat. Staple your paper cat to another piece of paper, and stuff the inside with paper to make a standing 3-D cat! […]


Nonfiction November

There’s less than a week left in November, have you read a nonfiction book yet? Not to fear, there are plenty of short nonfiction titles on Hoopla that are always available. Check out one of these books clocking in at 200 pages or less with your library card and a Hoopla account.


HPL Armchair Travelers : DENMARK

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Denmark. Take a look at all the electronic resources we have on that country, such as ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more. Don’t hesitate to explore on your own! Click on the following link to see a list of e-resources on Denmark!

--Staff Picks General

Slaxx (DVD)

Slaxx is a movie about a possessed pair of jeans that animate and horrifically murder employees of the fast-fashion company that made them. If that pitch does not grab your attention, then I do not think you will find interest with this movie, which is fine. However, should the notion of bloodthirsty clothes terrorizing mall […]

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Teen Gingerbread House Workshop

December 8 at 5:30 pm Teens in grades 6-12 can join Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna over Zoom to decorate a fabulous gingerbread house! Mandy will give decorating tips and inspiration. Kits with all the fixings will be available to pickup at the library. Registration required.

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Santa Gnomes

Saturday, December 4th at 10am Great craft to get in the holiday spirit! No sewing involved — great for kids of all ages. You will make a cute Santa gnome that is a perfect holiday gift. This program is presented in-person by Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna. Registration required.

--Booklists Teens

Teens’ Top Ten

Each year teens are asked to vote for the best books released the previous year. Here are the top ten books chosen that were released in 2020! To see a list of all the nominees click here. Click on the images below to request that book from the catalog.