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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“Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self” by Manoush Zomorodi

Have you noticed that your productivity and creativity have gone down?  Do you have problem staying focus on projects at home or at work? Do you find yourself constantly interrupting your reading, or other things, to check your email, messages, Facebook, and other social media? Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s popular podcast and radio show […]

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“Penguin the Magpie” by Cameron Bloom

I first picked up this book because the photograph on the cover intrigued me.  When I opened the book, I found in it more amazing images of a magpie named Penguin.  No surprise since Cameron Bloom is an Australian photographer.  I left the book on the shelves, and went home.  Then I wanted to know […]

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“The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as five other awards, The Sympathizer tells the story of a man of two minds, half-French half-Vietnamese, a communist double agent, divided between the American and Vietnamese cultures, between ideologies and, most important, between his two blood brothers from childhood: Man, a communist, and Bon, a patriot […]

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Change in Book Donation Policy

The Friends of Haverhill Public Library will no longer be accepting book donations year round. Due to storage issues, fire code, and labor requirements, please hold on to your donations until the next book sale. For alternate donation locations, please speak with a staff member. We appreciate your generosity and patience as we work to […]

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