Truce by Jim Murphy

“Truce” is the story of a brief moment in World War I where many of the soldiers on both sides of the trenches along the infamous Western Front, decided to ignore their superior officers and fraternize with the enemy in honor of the Christmas holiday. The author sets the stage for this event by explaining […]

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

Already have a card? Why not add an email address to your account, or sign up for a Library newsletter? 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 […]

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After School Book Club Meets Again!

The After School Book Club for kids in grades 3 through 6 is picking up again! We have moved back to Fridays to suit the requests of the existing members, so our next meeting is Friday, February 24th at 3:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room. We are continuing to read The Westing Game by Ellen […]

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11 Birthdays by Wendy Maas


j/Maa This is the story of Amanda and Leo that are born on the same day at the Willow Falls Birthing Center. Their parents meet in front of the nursery window. On their first birthday, due to a mistake, both families book the same birthday room. They end up celebrating their first birthday together. They […]

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No Talking by Andrew Clements

j/Fic/Clements No Talking is a delightful book with a humorous premise and sprightly, delightful characters. Dave Packer is a member of an infamous fifth grade class at Laketon Elementary School in New Jersey. His entire class has been unusually rowdy since their kindergarten days. They are known as the Unshushables by their harried teachers and […]

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