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“Everything on a Waffle” by Polly Horvath

Chance read Everything on a Waffle and this is what he thought… Eleven-year-old Primrose Squarp lives in Coal Harbour, British Columbia, Canada. After her parents her swept away at sea, Primrose is placed in the care of her uncle Jack. The book follows Primrose as she continues her daily routine, not in mourning for her parents, but […]

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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!

Kids Events

Binary Bracelets

Wednesday, December 9 @ 4:00 p.m. Join Mr. Chance on Zoom to learn the basics of binary and make a bracelet to demonstrate your skills! No coding experience or special software required. (only Zoom) This class is perfect for young coders ages 8+. All families welcome. Questions? Contact HPL Youth Services – 978-373-1586 x626   kids@haverhillpl.org

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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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Native American Heritage Month: Kids Booklist

Celebrate Native American Heritage month this November with a good book – or two! This booklist of Children’s titles highlights books written and illustrated by Native American authors. Checkout winners of the American Indian Youth Literature Award: here. Fiction Titles Younger Readers Birdsong by Julie Flett First Laugh: Welcome, Baby! by Rose Tahe and Nancy […]

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“OCDaniel” by Wesley King

Joan read OCDaniel and this is what she thought… Daniel is a typical eighth-grader. He’s desperate to fit in, to make his father proud, and hide the fact that he thinks he might be crazy. He’s pretty busy with school and football (and Zaps and Routines), but then he gets a mysterious note that changes everything. […]

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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. […]

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Geronimo Stilton Book Club

Tuesday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m. Join Colleen for a Geronimo Stilton book club on Zoom! You can share which is your favorite book, play a game, and make a craft. Register for the program and Colleen will send you a link for the Zoom meeting an hour before the program. Make sure to sign-up early and […]