Introducing the Senter Digital Archive: In Memory of Dorothy Senter Geoffrion, Elsie Senter Smith, and Mildred Senter Lemieux

Take a look at our brand new digital archive, which features over 4,000 images, with more added every week. The library has acquired over 50,000 photographs since its birth in 1873, and thanks to a generous donor and the Trustees of the Library, we now are digitizing them! If you love history, Haverhill or photography, […]

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Libraries Rock!

We couldn’t be more excited about Summer Reading this year!  Why should kids have all the fun?  Our theme this year is “Libraries Rock!” and we believe it.  We’ve put together a display of our favorite books on music and musicians, as well as some documentaries of great performances.  Click here to sign up for […]

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1st Floor Restroom Construction

Big news! Starting Monday April 2nd our 1st floor restrooms are being entirely redone! They will be closed to the public for the duration of construction, approximately 2 1/2 months. The 2nd floor restrooms in the auditorium foyer will be the main public restrooms. They are elevator accessible. Please be patient with extra noise, dust, […]

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No-Shave November 2019

Did you know that No-Shave November is about so much more than finding a reason to set aside your razor and take a break from your regularly scheduled grooming habits? Back in 2009, the Chicago-based Hill family decided to use the tradition as a way to raise money for charity after their father passed away […]

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The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

“When you lose your child the future vanishes. When you lose your parent the world ends.” -Alice Hoffman What does it mean to lose your mother, your sister, your family? How much can one person sacrifice for love? In the dark time of 1941 to 1943 in Nazi-occupied France, we meet remarkable characters that take […]

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Picture Book Month

November is Picture Book Month! Our resident dinosaur – Sir Rexinald the Third, Esquire aka “Rex” – wants you to celebrate Picture Book Month by reading some ROAR-y good books.   His Rex-ommendations: Are You Scared Darth Vader? by Adam Rex — A story full of spooky monsters and an absolutely not at all scared Darth Vader. Nothing […]

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Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. The month is the outgrowth of activism by Native individuals and organizations in the 20th century to dedicate a day to acknowledging the contributions of Indigenous Americans, and has been proclaimed by the federal government annually since the 1990s. According to the Buttonwoods Museum, the area that makes up […]

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“Strange Practice” by Vivian Shaw

Dr. Greta Helsing is devoted to her patients, some might say to the point where it is affecting her social life. Nevertheless, she has a small number of close friends who she would do anything for, so when one of those friends asks her to drop everything and make a house call, she doesn’t hesitate. […]

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