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Adult Summer Reading 2019

Sign up for Adult Summer Reading 2019!  Participate and you can win prizes just by reading books.  This year, you can win one of three prizes by completing our Reading Bingo Card!  Receive raffle tickets by completing bingo rows.  Complete up to three rows for chances to win a book prize pack, dinner and a movie, or tickets to the Museum of Science.  Adult Summer Reading goes from June 17th to August 17th.  Please visit the library to pick up your bingo card today or click on the link above.

We also offer Teen Summer Reading and Youth Summer Reading! Contact the Youth Services Department at kids@haverhillpl.org for more information.

Latest Library Blog entries for Information

“Leonardo Da Vinci” by Walter Isaacson

Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) is a man that I knew well as an artist, architect and engineer, but his life was little known to me.  In this biography by Walter Isaacson, I discovered a man of the renaissance before his time, a curious mind who laid down the foundations of many areas of science, and who’s […]

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“21 lessons for the 21st century” by Yuval Noah Harari

“21 Lessons for the 21st Century” is the new book by bestselling author Yuval Noah Harari.  In his first book “Sapiens”, Harari wrote about the history of humanity.  In his second book “Homo Deus”, Harari looked into the potential future of humanity.  In “21 lessons for the 21st Century”, Harari addresses today’s most urgent issues […]

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Bye Bye Late Fees for Kids and Teens!

The Trustees of the Haverhill Public Library are happy to announce that beginning Monday December 10th, all late fees will be waived for Youth and Teen materials. In an effort to promote youth literacy and remove any financial barriers to the Library’s collection, the Trustees voted unanimously to institute this change. Any item cataloged as […]

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Introducing the Senter Digital Archive: In Memory of Dorothy Senter Geoffrion, Elsie Senter Smith, and Mildred Senter Lemieux

Take a look at our brand new digital archive, which features over 4,000 images, with more added every week. The library has acquired over 50,000 photographs since its birth in 1873, and thanks to a generous donor and the Trustees of the Library, we now are digitizing them! If you love history, Haverhill or photography, […]

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“The girls in the picture” by Melanie Benjamin

The girls portrayed in Melanie Benjamin’s latest historical fiction are Mary Pickford and Frances Marion, both pioneers in the movie industry.  Mary Pickford, with her golden curls, was the world’s highest paid and most beloved actress of her time, and earned the title “America’s Sweetheart”.  Frances Marion became one of the first screenwriter at a […]

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