Peabody Essex Museum

  There are a lot of new and exciting happenings at the Peabody Essex Museum! Now through July 6, visit the California Design exhibit. This exhibit highlights the sleek and modern design of the midcentury period (1930 – 1965.) This time period introduces open concept living, fiberglass surfboards and Barbie. There are over 250 examples […]

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At Home by Bill Bryson

Surprised by how little he knew of the things that made his home life so comfortable, author Bill Bryson decided to study each room in his house, a rural English parsonage, and discover how they came to be. Here, with trademark humor and wit, Bryson chronicles the history of domesticity. To reserve a copy of At Home, […]

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A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg

Growing up, Molly Wizenberg’s house was filled with people who loved food.  They loved to make it, they loved to eat it, they loved to talk about it.  The meals they cooked could rival those found in great restaurants.  But even if the meal wasn’t a five star dish, Wizenberg’s family still gathered around the table […]

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Consumer Reports Online

April is the month that Consumer Reports rolls out the annual automotive issue. If you have a Haverhill library card you can read it online! Highlights include: Top Picks, who makes the best and worst cars, the best and worst new and used cars, used car reliability, and new car ratings and road tests. Also […]

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Reader’s Advisory

Looking for your next good book? Want to find an author who writes like your favorite? Let us help you in your search. Try Books and Authors to help you narrow your choices. This site has a “Who, What, Where” feature that allows you to browse by character, subject, location, and time period.  You can […]

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