About the Children’s Room
The Haverhill Public Library Children’s Room is dedicated to providing a diverse array of resources and programs to fulfill the needs of children, parents, and teachers in the Haverhill Community. Come in and see what we have to offer! Check out the Kids Calendar for our full program and activity schedule.
If you’d like to print out a calendar of children’s programs to post at your school or community center, click below:
Featured Online Resources: (for other great electronic resources for youth, see the Youth Electronic Resources page)
Scholastic BookFLIX is an online literary resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic. BookFLIX may be accessed from home (or work or school!) with your Haverhill Public Library 14 digit card number.
Scholastic FreedomFLIX is an online literary resource that pairs video and interactive learning with related non-fiction history eBooks from Scholastic. FreedomFLIX may be accessed from home (or work or school!) with your Haverhill Public Library 14 digit card number.
Scholastic TrueFLIX is an online literary resource that pairs video with related, award-winning, non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic. TrueFLIX may be accessed from home (or work or school!) with your Haverhill Public Library 14 digit card number.
Early Childhood Resource Center
The Haverhill Public Library Children’s Department is home to the Northeast Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC). For more information about resources available, please see the ECRC page.
Latest Library Blog entries for Kids
“Two Little Monkeys” by Mem Fox – review by Kathy Alexander
Two Little Monkeys by Mem Fox Two little monkeys named Cheeky and Chee are playing when something spooks them. This simple rhyming story with large illustrations and repetitive language, is a great book for storytime for young children. Kids will be curious to find out who these two monkeys are avoiding while climbing and jumping [...]
“Summer Beat” by Betsy Franco – review by Julia Aybar
Summer Beat by Betsy Franco This is the story of two friends, a boy and a girl and how they spend their summer days. It’s a fun summer day. It’s the Fourth of July and a boy and girl enjoy playing with the sprinkler (Shhh shhhh, shhh, shhh) and sitting in a hammock (Swish, swoosh, [...]
“All You Need For a Beach” by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Barbara Lavallee – review by Donna Talmage
“All You Need For a Beach” is a collaboration by Alice Schertle and Barbara Lavallee, the same duo that created the well known “All You Need For a Snowman.” This is a picture book for very young readers and has a very simple text and appealing, luminous watercolor illustrations. The action is mostly based around [...]
“and then it’s spring” by Julie Fogliano – review by Carol Chamberlain
and then it’s spring by Julie Fogliano This engaging story begins in the time just before spring, when all is brown outside and nothing seems to be green. A young boy and his dog look out at all the brown around them and decide to plant a garden. They plant seeds in the ground [...]
“Sunflower House” by Eve Bunting – review by Gael Nappa
Review of “Sunflower House” by Eve Bunting. One of my favorite children’s authors is Eve Bunting. I adore the fact that Bunting is willing to tackle any topic for a children’s book without shying away from the difficult, or painful. She makes it possible to find a book about homelessness or loss of a parent [...]