Black History Month

February is … Black History Month! Celebrate by reading (or listening to) Jacqueline Woodson’s lyrical autobiography, Brown Girl Dreaming: National Book Award 2014 Newbery Honor Winner 2015 Coretta Scott King Award Winner 2015 Woodson journeys through her past in her memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming. Through her free verse poems, she tells the origin of her name, of […]

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Haverhill, Louis B. Mayer, and the Academy Awards

Louis B. Mayer 1885-1957 After several years working at his father-son scrap business in Boston, Mayer grew tired of the family business. Lucky for him, in 1907, a friend informed Mayer of a rundown burlesque theater for rent in Haverhill, known as the Gem (or to locals as either the “Germ” or “Garlic Box”). Mayer […]

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The Life of Captain Marvel by Margaret Stohl

After experiencing a panic attack during battle, Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, has taken a leave of absence from the Avengers to visit her childhood home in Harpswell, ME. While she’s there, her brother is in a horrific car crash and she ends up staying longer than anticipated to help her mom take care of […]

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Haverhill Reads 2019: A Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

Join us for our 2019 Haverhill Reads event! This year we’re reading the thrilling bestseller The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay! Read the book and then join us on April 18 for a discussion and book signing with the author. Registration for the event will open on March 21st.  Click […]

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99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

Darcy Barrett’s been in love with Tom Valeska as long as she can remember, but it doesn’t matter.  He’s off-limits.  Darcy’s twin brother Jamie claimed Tom as his best friend first and Jamie doesn’t share.  When Darcy and Jamie inherit a run-down cottage from their grandmother, Tom, having worked construction his whole life, is the […]

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