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Celebrate Earth Day

Thursday April 22 @ 3:30 p.m. on Google Meet Join us on Zoom for amazing science and thrilling action in the Talewise animated adventure, “Earth Day: Revenge of the Toxic Robot”! When the town’s park is suddenly gated and locked, a group of friends decides to investigate. They discover a strange robot powered by toxic […]

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“Fighting Words” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Amanda read Fighting Words and this is what she thought… Della, and her older sister Suki, escape an abusive living situation and end up in a foster home. They learn that there are adults in the world they can trust, and that they deserve to be happy children in a loving home. I loved The […]

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Welcome the Class of 2034

Is your child turning 5 on or before August 31, 2021? Kindergarten registration is now open! The information session is Monday, March 29. For more information, download the flyer below. From the Kindergarten registration website: The Kindergarten Information Session for the 2021-2022 school year will be taking place via video on Monday, March 29. The […]

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Haverhill Reads Author Talk – Kyle Lukoff

Saturday, April 24 at 10:00am Kyle Lukoff writes books for kids and other people. He spent eight years as an elementary school librarian, but now he writes full time, assists in sensitivity readings and consultations, and presents on children’s and youth literature all across the country. He got hired at a bookstore when he was […]

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Haverhill Reads Author Talk – Saadia Faruqi

Saturday, April 3 at 10:00am Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani American author, essayist and interfaith activist. She writes the children’s early reader series Yasmin published by Capstone and other books for children, including middle grade novels “A Place At The Table” (HMH/Clarion 2020) co-written with Laura Shovan, and “A Thousand Questions” (Harper Collins 2020). She […]

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Virtual Beginner’s Chess

This online class teaches the fundamentals of chess as a strategy game that is the most popular game in the world. In one hour you will learn the basics of playing chess including: Setting up the chess men Using the pawns Chess pieces and how they move to win Special moves Ten tips for playing […]

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“The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart” by Stephanie Burgis

Colleen read The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart and this is what she thought… Aventurine is a dragon, the fiercest thing in her mountains, but her family will not let her leave their cave until she is stronger. She sets off on her own to prove she is ready, only to be tricked by a […]

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Science Comics with Jason Viola

Comic books are not just fun to read – they can be incredible gateways for learning about the world! Massachusetts-based graphic novel writer Jason Viola (Science Comics: Polar Bears and Science Comics: The Digestive System) fills his comics with humorous situations, endearing characters, and a lifelong fascination with science. Join Jason for a behind-the-scenes look at how […]