Information Services


Visit the Reference Desk in-person, call 978-373-1586 x608, or email Reference staff.

Library staff can perform an obituary search if provided an exact date of death.
Printing and scanning any Special Collections material is $0.50/page.


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DVDs are now free to borrow!

Latest Library Blog entries for Information

“The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman, a bestselling author, has written yet another fascinating historical fiction about Rachel Pomie, mother of Camille Pissarro, famous artist known has the father of the impressionism movement. Hoffman tells the fascinating story of Rachel’s life from childhood through her adulthood on St. Thomas Island, from a young girl dreaming of Paris, to an […]

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Fall Fundraiser–Trivia and Silent Auction-Barking Dog Ale House

Join our sponsors Haverhill Bank, Market Basket, and the Friends of the Haverhill Public Library for this great event. Wednesday October 21st at 7pm we’re having a trivia night and silent auction! Your ticket buys: entrance to the event, trivia contest, great buffet sampling of delicious Barking Dog selections, access to the silent auction Cash […]

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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, […]

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Interested in searching your family history and creating a family tree? Try using gives you online access to millions of historical documents, records, and photographs. You can not only search the records but also see images of the original documents. gives you access to census records, birth records, marriage records, death records, immigration records, military records, […]

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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions of people visit each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe […]

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