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--Staff Picks Teens

The Reappearance of Rachel Price

In Holly Jackson’s latest young adult mystery, Bel Price’s family is the focus of a new documentary being filmed based on the disappearance of her mother, Rachel Price. Rachel Price disappeared 16 years ago without a trace. Her car was found on the side of the road, running, with the heat on and the doors […]

--Staff Picks

“Wren Martin Ruins It All” By Amanda DeWitt

There are two things that Wren Martin hates more than anything: The Valentine’s Day Dance at Rapture High, and his Student Council Vice President, Leo Reyes. When Wren becomes Student Council President (by a technicality, but that’s not important) he’s determined to make the school better by doing away with the Dance and using the […]

--Booklists General

Full of Pride

Celebrate Pride Month with some movies, biographies, and non-fiction books that embrace the LGBTQ+ community! Visit our Booklist page to download this and other custom booklists prepared by our librarians! You can also scroll below to dive into our Pride list!

--Adult Events

June Adult Events at HPL

Check out these adult events happening in June! 6/1 | 11am-12pm | Spanish Conversation Practice Are you looking to improve your conversational Spanish in a supportive and friendly environment? Join us! Come practice your Spanish speaking and learn some vocab, the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, 11am-12pm.  No registration required. 6/1 | 1-4pm […]

--Kids Events Kids

LEGO Link-Up Program

Calling all LEGO builders! This summer at the library, we have a new weekly program. Every Tuesday at 4PM, stop by the library for an hour of LEGO building fun! We will have both LEGO’s and DUPLO blocks available. You can build your own masterpiece by yourself or collaborate with the other builders at the […]

--Teen Events Teens

Teen Pride Programs

These programs are for those in grades 6-12 unless otherwise noted. Pride Button Palooza!Tuesday, June 11 from 3-4:30Drop by the teen zone to make buttons to celebrate Pride! Paint Along ClassThursday, June 13 at 4pmFollow along as Joanna shows you how to paint this adorable cat!Register here. Pride Party!Tuesday, June 18 at 2pmCelebrate Pride with […]

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“All the World Beside” by Garrard Conley

Garrard Conley, the author of the bestselling memoir Boy Erased, covers similar themes of reconciling queer sexuality with a deeply repressive religious community in this foray into historical fiction. In 18th-century Massachusetts, a Puritan preacher falls in love with a physician who leaves Boston to join his small religious community. Their affair and the steps […]

--Staff Picks General

Ocean’s Godori by Elaine U. Cho

Set in a far future where a united Korean military called the Alliance dominates as the leading galactic force, Ocean’s Godori immerses readers in a space opera where an eclectic crew finds itself in the crossfire of a terrorist attack and, subsequently, an ever-unravelling mystery. Ocean Yoon, a skilled but rebellious pilot within the Alliance, […]

--Kids Events Kids

Children’s Book Drive and Story Time featuring Author Josh Funk

A super fun event is coming to the library tomorrow, Saturday, May 18th! In collaboration between Historic New England Center for Preservation and Collections, Ruth’s House and the Haverhill Public Library, we present story time with author Josh Funk. Josh will read from his award-winning Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series. Story times are […]

Special Collections

Senter Digital Archive – New Images Added!

Over the past year, the Special Collections Department has been working to get even more of our digitized images online in the Senter Digital Archive. We are happy to announce that we are now able to continuing adding images at a decent pace! In the latest batch of images, there are many images of the […]