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Mental Health Youth Booklist

May is Mental Health Month Youth Services staff put together a booklist for Mental Health Month. The list includes picture books for younger readers and chapter books / graphic novels for older readers. There are also several Spanish-language titles. Be sure to click on the images inside the PDF to be taken to that item […]

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Rockabye Beats Parking Lot Jam

Friday June 11th @ 6 p.m. Join the Rockabye Beats Block Party! This 40-minute outdoor party or class features singing, dancing, playing instruments, show and tell, and a healthy dose of silliness! This event will be held in the Stage St. parking lot. Registration required.  About Rockabye Beats: At Rockabye Beats, we recognize that children love contemporary […]

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“The Strangers” by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Joan read The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix and this is what she thought… The story follows Chess, Emma, and Finn Greystone–ages 12, 10, and eight—as they investigate why their mother went missing, and uncover their ties to an alternate world. It was a great adventure with elements of science fiction and mystery thrown in […]

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Critter Comics Book Club

If you’re a fan of comic books and animals, then this is the virtual book club for you! The summer reading theme is “Tails and Tales,” and each month the Critter Comics Book Club will read a comic book with a different animal protagonist. Make sure you register to save your spot. Please note that […]

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“There Must be More Than That!” by Shinsuke Yoshitake

A young girl becomes upset when her older brother tells her the future is doomed. Where did he get this idea? From a pessimistic grown-up, of course. Depressed about the inevitable plagues and wars that will doom our future, the young girl consults her grandma, who imparts an important truth: “Grown-ups act like they can […]

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Outreach Van Visits

Keep an eye out for our outreach van throughout Haverhill every Tuesday afternoon this spring and summer. If you see us, stop by and say hi! We have free giveaways, books to checkout, games, information about library services, and much more! No card? No problem! You can use any of our Outreach Van services without […]

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“The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher” by Dana Alison Levy

Colleen read The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher and this is what she thought… With two dads, four brothers, a cat, a dog, and an imaginary cheetah named Flare – this book is truly overflowing with misadventures! The story follows the Fletchers through one school year. Sam (twelve-years-old) lives and breathes soccer, but his teacher […]

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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 […]


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 […]