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About Our Kids’ Department

The Haverhill Public Library Children’s Room is located on the 2nd floor. Board books, picture books, award winners, chapter books, fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, Spanish-language books, DVDs, audiobooks, and many more materials are available for circulation. The Children’s Room has materials for all children up to grade six. 
Our staff is eager to help in any way we can! 


Scroll down for a list of upcoming children’s events or checkout the program calendar.

There are Grab-and-Go Craft Kits available in the Children’s Room!

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Upcoming Events for Kids

New Kids' Items

Latest Blog Posts

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Children’s Book Drive and Story Time featuring Author Josh Funk

A super fun event is coming to the library tomorrow, Saturday, May 18th! In collaboration between Historic New England Center for Preservation and Collections, Ruth’s House and the Haverhill Public Library, we present story time with author Josh Funk. Josh will read from his award-winning Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series. Story times are […]

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Open Art Studio

It is time to get creative! Join Joanna for a fun afternoon of creating and exploring art. We will have plenty of different mediums for you to try which means, the possibilities of what you can create are endless. This program is for children 6-11, but the rest of the family is welcome to join […]

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Therapy Dogs at the Library!

Looking to practice your reading skills and relax? Register for one of our therapy dog visits! Starting in March, we have had two new therapy dogs coming to the library! Kona, a golden retriever, and Hazel Mai, a mixed breed. They’re joining Finn, another golden retriever, as part of our therapy dog programming. All three […]

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Children’s Homework Help

Starting in April, join our teen volunteers in the afternoons Monday to Thursday for reading help! Come sit and read with a high school tutor for 30 minutes between 3:30 and 5:30 PM. These tutoring sessions are recommended for children in grades 3 through 6. Registration is required. You can sign up on our events […]


Virtual Children’s Programs

As many of you are aware, our library experienced some flooding recently and is currently being repaired. As such, we are only open for limited services at the moment. Please keep an eye on our website and social media for updates, and call us with any questions! While we can’t do in-person programming at the […]

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Peer Mentors’ Mental Health Stories

January 25th at 4pm Do you struggle with your mental health or know someone who does? Hear from peer mentors who went through similar problems and learn how they coped and found help. These stories detail The NAN Project’s Peer Mentors’ struggles with mental illness and other issues facing young people, but more importantly, discuss […]