The Ties That Bind

The photograph above, from our Special Collections Department, is inscribed on the back as follows:   “Fannie Haseltine/ Died Sept. 10 1872 / Minnie Negley / Mrs. Sculley / Minnie Patterson / Mrs. Ritter.”   The library’s collection also includes a carefully preserved portrait of Fannie by herself as well as an intriguing photo of […]

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Crunched for Time? Pick Up One of These Short Story Collections!

“Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.” -Neil Gaiman  We’re giving short stories a little love here on the blog today! Each of these acclaimed books sits […]

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The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez

Kristen Peterson doesn’t do drama, will fight to the death for her friends, and has no room in her life for guys who just don’t get her. She’s also keeping a big secret: facing a medically necessary procedure that will make it impossible for her to have children. Planning her best friend’s wedding is bittersweet […]

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Read-y For School?

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai Get read-y for a new year with these back-to-school titles! For Younger Readers:                  Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! / ¡Prepárarte kindergarten, allá voy! by Nancy Carlson School Bus by Donald Crews […]

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Gale Databases at HPL

Did you know that the Haverhill Public Library provides access to 47 Gale databases? These databases are excellent resources for a variety of research needs, covering topics such as Agriculture, Fine Arts, Pop Culture Studies, Hospitality and Tourism, and Vocations and Careers. Many of these are OneFile databases, which include Topic Finder, Subject Guide Search, […]

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