May is Asian American Heritage Month

In 1978, Congress declared May as Asian American Heritage Month to honor the amazing contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.  We’ve put together some novels, essays, and a fantastic how-to book by some incredible Asian American authors.  Find a new-to-you author with us! Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan This mysterious, debut novel […]

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There’s an audiobook on MP3 CDs waiting for you

Do you like to listen to audiobooks? Hate keeping track of so many discs? MP3s could be the solution for you! MP3s are CDs with their data compressed into fewer discs. Where a regular audiobook might contain 15 discs, that same audiobook in MP3 format might require only 2. Many people worry that they will […]

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MARE: Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange

  MARE finds adoptive homes for children and teens waiting in foster care.  No need to visit the Reference Desk to view the MARE binder, waiting child profiles are now available online! These profiles serve as short introductions, giving a glimpse of the strengths and unique personality of each child. Child profiles, instructions for use […]

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“Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman

Richard Mayhew lives a very normal, very boring life; no one really notices him, and that’s how he likes it. Until one night when he stops to help a girl bleeding on the sidewalk and suddenly he can’t get anyone to notice him at all – no matter how hard he tries. He has been […]

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The Get Lit Book Club

This May marks the return of our Get Lit Book Club, a social book club designed for twenty and thirty something readers in the greater Haverhill area. We will be meeting monthly to talk books, socialize, eat, drink, and whatever else might come up!  Join us this month on Monday, May 14 at the Peddler’s […]

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