“The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester

Have you ever wondered how a dictionary is created? In 1857 a group of dedicated people, led by Professor James Murray, put a call out to the world asking for the public to submit words and definitions for what they would call the Oxford English Dictionary. It was one of the most ambitious projects ever […]

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Check out these new MP3’s!

MP3’s are like audiobooks, but with less CD’s! Many people worry that they will not be able to listen to the books with this technology, but most players and car stereos are now equipped to read this format. Check out the audiobooks below – you might find your next great read!   Rory Abernathy’s wedding […]

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It’s BBQ Season!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – the time for backyard barbecues!  We have the books you need to make the most out of your family picnics and friendly get-togethers this year.  Learn to smoke meats, bbq delicious veggies, and make a pie your neighbors will drool over!  Here are our picks for […]

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What the Librarians are Reading

Here at the Haverhill Public Library, the librarians are constantly trying to keep up with the collection. We are reading, watching, and listening to new stuff in our free time all the time – in part, because we love it, but mostly so we can make better recommendations for you! Here’s what we’re into right […]

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Food for Fines! (Mon. 6/18 – Sat. 6/30)

It’s that time of year again – Food for Fines! The last two weeks of June (Mon. 6/18 – Sat. 6/30) the library will accept non-perishable food items in lieu of overdue fines.  Library members will get $1.00* waived from their late fees (up to $10) for each food item that is donated. Bring your items […]

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