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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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100 Books Before Graduation

We’re challenging high school students to read 100 books before graduation! Students can join at any time during their high school career. Participants are encouraged to read whatever they want, but it’s also good to try new things as well! Try a genre you don’t usually go for, read some non-fiction, listen to an audiobook, […]

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is known as International Holocaust Remembrance Day which commemorates the lives of 6 million Jews and 11 million others lost to genocide by the Nazi regime during World War II. You can learn more about the Holocaust by visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s website. Click on the images below to request […]

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Zoom Doodle with Cara Bean

February 17 at 3:00pm This playful workshop invites participants to draw and sketch in an open and relaxed environment. We begin with a few simple sketching games meant to inspire our imagination. As the session progresses, we generate interesting characters and settings. We then explore how words and pictures can come together to build a […]

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Roots of Black Music in America

Saturday, February 13th at 10 a.m. Karlus Trapp’s delightful, educational, and entertaining presentation ”The Roots of Black Music in America” is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn about the music of America’s black musical giants. Bring the whole family! It is a joyful show that encourages and comes […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation

Tues 2/2, Thurs 2/11, Tues 2/16, Tues 2/23 @ 3:45 Join Certified Meditation Instructor Amy Rutledge to learn different meditation techniques such as mindfulness, loving-kindness, creative visualizations, and affirmations to cultivate self love, self worth, confidence, compassion, focus, concentration, stress, anxiety relief, and help with navigating difficult emotions and change. Each week has a different […]

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YALSA’S Best Fiction for Young Adults

YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Administration) recently released their 2021 list of the best fiction for young adults. Pictured below are the top 10. To see the complete list, visit here. Click on the image to request a copy!