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Black Oscars: from Mammy to Minny, What the Academy Awards Tell Us about African Americans – Virtual

Wednesday, February 2nd at 7:00pm Wonder how the Oscars have recognized black actors from the Academy Award’s beginning in 1929? Join author Frederick W. Gooding, Jr. as he presents, “Black Oscars: from Mammy to Minny, What the Academy Awards Tell Us about African Americans.” Frederick W. Gooding, Jr. provides a thorough analysis and overview of […]

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Community Valentines!

Make Valentine’s Day cards to be delivered to area nursing homes! We’ll provide all the supplies, but if you have something at home that you’d like to include in your card, please feel free to bring it! If you’d like to participate but aren’t comfortable in person, make your cards at home and drop them […]

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Love & Other Disasters

Are you a fan of reality cooking competitions? Have you ever wanted two of the contestants to fall for each other? Then this book is for you! Dahlia Woodson decides to try her hand at the reality show Chef’s Special, hoping to further her cooking skills and reinvent herself – plus the cash prize would […]

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Draw Dinosaurs with Pop-up Art School!

Tuesday, February 15th at 4pm on Zoom Join Pop-Up Art School on Zoom and draw dinosaurs! All of these Jurassic herbivores and carnivores can be drawn with supplies from home, or we can provide them. This program is great for ages 6-11.  Please gather all the materials before the class begins: ● 6 pieces of drawing […]


Now Available: U.S. Newsstream by ProQuest!

Did you know that a wide-ranging digital collection of past and present news is now available to HPL cardholders? We’re excited to offer access to U.S. Newsstream by ProQuest! U.S. Newsstream enables users to search current and extensive backfiles of U.S. news content and features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in […]


HPL Armchair Travelers : HAITI

HPL Armchair Travelers is going to Haiti. 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 Haiti!

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Teen Crafternoon: Kitsune Masks

Tuesday, January 25 at 4pm For this crafternoon, we will be decorating Kitsune masks! Kitsune is Japanese for fox. Kitsune are also an important part of Japanese folklore and are said to possess paranormal abilities! You may recognize the kitsune mask from anime series like Demon Slayer. This program is for those in grades 6-12 […]


LGBTQ+ Teen Book Club survey

Are you a teen or know a teen that would be interested in joining a LGBTQ+ book club? Please fill out this interest survey!

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Teen Crafternoon: Tissue Paper Watercolors

Thursday, January 13 at 4pm For this crafternoon we will be using special tissue paper to make unique water color paintings! Attend virtually or in-person. For those in grades 6-12 Please register by clicking the button above.

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New Year, Know You! An Introduction to Ancestry

Wednesday, January 26 at 2:00pm Learn more about your family history this year! Join us for this brief introduction to Ancestry, which is available to HPL cardholders in the library and remotely. Find out how it works and how you can get started on your family history journey! CONTACT: Brendan  978-373-1586, x608  programming@haverhillpl.orgLOCATION: Computer Lab