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Winter Reading Challenge

Our winter reading challenge is about to begin! Early registrants are eligible to win a free Chipotle kids’ meal. Register today! Please enjoy this holiday book list:


Introducing Peterson’s Career Prep

At the end of September this year, Gale replaced its Career Transitions resource with Peterson’s Career Prep. HPL now offers this new resource to cardholders. Peterson’s Career Prep contains user-friendly tools for discovering career paths and crafting professional resumes and job application materials. Here’s how Gale describes it: Choosing a career path doesn’t come easy. […]

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New Monthly Booklists

“I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.” Laura Bush (Librarian & wife of 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush) Your library card gives you access to everything at the Haverhill Public Library and any other library in our consortium. With so much to choose from, the toughest part […]

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Holiday Books are Back!

Winter holiday books are now available for browsing in our downstairs children’s area! To celebrate our holiday book cart, we produced this short film. Please enjoy!


Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

As the holidays approach, people take time to consider what they’re thankful for and many choose to donate some of their time, attention, and resources to others. In that spirit of giving, each year the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness sponsor Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week […]

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Silver Medals Book Club

SILVER MEDALS is the bi-monthly book club that discusses Newbery Honor books. Not the gold-medal winners — but the runner ups. Newbery Honor books are typically written for readers ages 10-12, but all interested young readers are welcome to join us for a guided discussion. We will discuss each book virtually — or in person, […]

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Food for Fines!

Starting Monday, November 16th, the Haverhill Public Library will accept non-perishable food items in exchange for late fees. Library members will get $1 waived from their late fees for each food item that is donated (up to $10.00). We cannot accept glass containers, expired food, or open packages. Please bring donations to the Circulation Desk. […]


NaNoWriMo 2020!

Have you ever written an extended work of fiction? Would you like to try, but could use some pointers? HPL has some books here in the library that may be able to help you tackle your next creative project.