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Caribbean-American Heritage Month

The month of June has been recognized as Caribbean-American Heritage Month since President George W. Bush made the proclamation in 2006. Ever since, each year the President makes a proclamation declaring June as Caribbean-American Heritage month. You can read President Biden’s proclamation here. Visit this site to learn more about this celebration and Caribbean Heritage. […]

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Pride Month Streaming on Kanopy

Kanopy is a streaming service with thoughtful entertainment right to your preferred device with no fees and no commercials! Everyone from film scholars to casual viewers will discover remarkable and enriching films on Kanopy. Log in with your library card and start watching today! This month is Pride, and we have selected some of our […]

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“I Used to Have a Plan (but life had other ideas)” by Alessandra Olanow

Lying face down on the floor. Hiding behind a potted plant. Floating, detached, in space. If you have ever found yourself in one of these situations — literally or figuratively — you are not alone. Artist Alessandra Olanow depicts these feelings in minimal pen and ink illustrations interspersed with spare text. I Used to Have […]

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Pride: Resources for Teens

Pride is a time to celebrate, but it might also be a difficult time for teens and young adults that are not out yet. Listed below are some helpful websites and book titles. Websites: The Trevor Project Greater Boston PFLAG BAGLY (Boston Alliance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth) McVAGLY (Merrimack Valley Alliance of […]

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Pride Bingo

Wednesday, June 16 at 3:30 via Zoom Celebrate PRIDE by playing some BINGO! We’ll play over Zoom and there will be prizes for winners! Register to be sent the Zoom link and Bingo card. If you cannot print the Bingo card at home please email rgagnon@haverhillpl.org and the Teen Librarian will print one for you […]

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Pride: Teen Fiction Booklist

June is Pride Month – celebrate with these books featuring a wide array of LGBTQ+ characters! Click on the image to request the book! Check out the website Queer Books for Teens for even more recommendations!

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The Promised Neverland; vol. 1

Not everything is as it seems at the Grace Fields Orphanage. While the children live carefree lives of simple comfort and play under the care of their “Mom” Isabella, they know almost nothing of the outside world and are forbidden from leaving the orphanage’s grounds. The children are subjected to rigorous academic tests as soon […]

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Summer Reading Teen Video Challenge

The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is hosting their annual teen video challenge again this year! Open to teens ages 13-18, the goal is to make a 60 sec video interpreting this year’s theme of ‘Tails and Tales’ and promote libraries and reading. 5 national winners will be chosen and will receive $200! Videos can […]

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Haverhill History Highlight: Memorial Day

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, we’ve put together photos and clippings from our archives to highlight this special occasion throughout Haverhill’s history. Enjoy this trip down memory lane and be sure to explore our Senter Digital Archive for more historic photos and information. Photographs from the 2002 Memorial Day Parade at Linwood Cemetery. […]