Reporter by Seymour Hersh

“Read before you write. And, secondly, get the hell out of the way of a story.” These are two rules for reporting from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Seymour Hersh in his memoir “Reporter”.  At times reflective, he is also blunt in his opinions about world leaders and the deeds done in the name of the American […]

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Safari Books Online for all Your Technology Needs

Safari Books Online was built around the O’Reilly technical manuals for IT professionals who didn’t want to buy manuals every time a change was made in their hardware or software. With your Haverhill library card you have access to almost 4,000 titles, none of which are older than 3 years ensuring that the content is […]

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Black History Month

February is … Black History Month! Celebrate by reading (or listening to) Jacqueline Woodson’s lyrical autobiography, Brown Girl Dreaming: National Book Award 2014 Newbery Honor Winner 2015 Coretta Scott King Award Winner 2015 Woodson journeys through her past in her memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming. Through her free verse poems, she tells the origin of her name, of […]

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Haverhill, Louis B. Mayer, and the Academy Awards

Louis B. Mayer 1885-1957 After several years working at his father-son scrap business in Boston, Mayer grew tired of the family business. Lucky for him, in 1907, a friend informed Mayer of a rundown burlesque theater for rent in Haverhill, known as the Gem (or to locals as either the “Germ” or “Garlic Box”). Mayer […]

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The Life of Captain Marvel by Margaret Stohl

After experiencing a panic attack during battle, Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, has taken a leave of absence from the Avengers to visit her childhood home in Harpswell, ME. While she’s there, her brother is in a horrific car crash and she ends up staying longer than anticipated to help her mom take care of […]

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