Banned Books Week: Celebrate Your Freedom to Read!
It is that time of year again. The leaves are crisping on the trees. The wind is making reading inside all the more appealing. And libraries and schools across the nation are celebrating Banned Books Week. That last bit tends to throw people. I love Banned Books Week and so when I’m running around mindlessly […]
Read Books Like The World Is Ending
What’s your end of world scenario? I mean, the dead are coming back to life, local services are non-existent, food is scarce, medicines are scarcer… It may be a touch morbid to consider such a crazy disaster (and such an unlikely one) but I know my first stop would be to grab some library books. […]
VOTE for Teens Top Ten (Or else…)
This puppy sure is sad. Wanna know why? Well, I’m pretty sure that if I could talk to dogs, he’d tell me that he’s sad because you haven’t voted yet. “Voted? What do you mean?” you might say. Well, I’ll tell you what I mean. The annual Teens Top Ten awards are winding down and […]
Database of the Month: Secrets of the Sequence
Just ’cause it is summer doesn’t mean you have to turn your brain off. Well, at least not all the way off. If you’re interested in keeping up on the latest biological weapons, want to learn more about toxicogenomics, or have a deep and unabiding love for Forensic Science, we’ve got just the thing for […]
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 […]