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The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

This action-packed and very current novel begins in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown in New York City. Jamie Gray, a Ph.D. dropout, is fired by their entitled tech CEO and, desperate, ends up delivering food as a contracted driver for the same app company that fired them. One fateful delivery later to a college […]

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Lapsit Storytimes

Did you know that we have a storytime for children starting at birth? We do! It is never to early to start helping your child learn through reading and song. While this program is geared toward ages 0-2, we always welcome the older children and siblings that come as well. Join Joanna bi-weekly on Mondays […]

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Peterson’s Career Prep

Build career confidence…and a resume! Entering the workforce? Thinking of a career switch?Assess your skills and get personalized career recommendations with Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep! Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. This resource offers […]

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All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

A witch child who can talk to birds? Science whiz smart enough to build an AI computer in his bedroom? These two tweens, Patricia and Laurence form a trauma bond through their one commonality—they are both misfits, bullied at school, and to different degrees, at home. During one of her parentally forbidden romps through the […]

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Reserve the pod for meetings and studying!

The Haverhill Public Library now offers a soundproof booth for small meetings or gatherings! It is located on the first-floor of the library near the Reference Department. This booth can be reserved but if available, drop-ins are welcome. Please see a member of staff to be let into the booth as the door will be […]

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Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

“The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents’ despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie’s bizarre outbursts and subsequent descent into madness. As their home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly turn to […]

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HPL Armchair Travelers : AUSTRALIA

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Australia. 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 Australia!

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Teen Cookie Decorating

Thursday, December 8 at 4pm Join Mandy Roberge to decorate some delicious Christmas cookies! Each participant will decorate a snowman, a Christmas tree, a gingerbread person, and a snowflake cookie! This program is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required, please use the button above.

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Twice Shy by Sarah Hogle

When Maybell Parrish inherits her aunt’s estate in the Smoky Mountains, it’s the perfect opportunity to start fresh, away from her terrible bosses and toxic “friend.” But once she arrives at her new home, she’s shocked to learn she has to share the property with the hot but brooding groundskeeper, Wesley, who has (surprise!) co-inherited […]

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“Partners in Crime” by Alisha Rai

Thirty-five year old accountant Mira has achieved her goal of getting far away from her turbulent childhood and now just wants to find the perfect man to be her life partner.  But nobody is quite right, and she knows her matchmaker is about to give up on her when her aunt – the only person […]