New Year, New Book Review!

Happy New Year! Celebrate 2019 by stepping back in time to the 13th century with Karen Cushman’s The Midwife’s Apprentice: Brat. Beetle. Alyce. The protagonist’s name changes three times in this short, but eventful novel. The Midwife’s Apprentice tells the story of a young girl struggling to learn a trade and to discover who she is. This engaging […]

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November is Native American Heritage Month!

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, check out The First Strawberries by Joseph Bruchac. Bruchac artfully weaves this Cherokee story of how there came to be strawberries in the world. The first woman and the first man cared for one another for many years, but one day harsh words sent the woman walking into […]

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The Smartest Card in YOUR Wallet: an HPL Library Card!

As students head back to school this September, we encourage parents to visit Haverhill Public Library and make sure their children and teens sign up for the most important school supply of all: a library card. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country […]

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