The Terranauts by T.C. Boyle

Being hermetically-sealed within a biodome may sound unbearably confining to some, but the characters in T.C. Boyle’s latest novel The Terranauts scheme and manipulate for the chance to be locked inside. The machinations continue for the lucky eight chosen for a two-year mission in the biodome-a mission that seems to be equal parts scientific inquiry […]

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“Arabella of Mars” by David Levine

Arabella loves growing up wild on her family’s plantation on Mars, where she savors the freedom and wonder of the beautiful and stark landscape. So when her mother forces her to travel to Earth to learn to be a proper lady, Arabella is devastated.  When disaster strikes at home and she desperately needs to get […]

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October 20, 2016

Haverhill Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes of October 20, 2016 The regular monthly meeting of the Trustees of the Haverhill Public Library was called to order at 8:37 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016, in the Donald C. Freeman Whittier Room.  In attendance were Trustees Sheehan, Veasey, Klueber, and Coletti, along with Director Sarah […]

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September 15, 2016

Haverhill Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes of September 15, 2016 The regular monthly meeting of the Trustees of the Haverhill Public Library was called to order at 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016, in the Donald C. Freeman Whittier Room.  In attendance were Mayor Fiorentini, Chair, and Trustees Veasey, Klueber, Bresnahan, and Rurak, […]

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“Blankets” by Craig Thompson

Blankets is an award winning graphic novel by Craig Thompson.  It chronicles his upbringing in a strict religious household and the isolation he felt both within his family and outside that household.  His first love and heartbreak accompany illustrations of the stark yet beautiful winter weather that surrounded him in Wisconsin.  I feel like anything […]

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