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
Review of “Papa’s Mechanical Fish” by Candace Fleming – Julia Aybar
Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming This book is based on the life of Lodner Phillips, an eccentric inventor. The story is told from his daughter Virena’s perspective. Although he is an inventor he has never created anything that works perfectly. One day while the family is fishing on the Lake Michigan, his daughter asks, […]
Review of “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker This book is an ideal bedtime story for all those truck-loving toddlers and preschoolers! Gentle rhymes and soft colored pictures of favorite trucks are the perfect way to lull any child into sweet dreams. We get to say goodnight to each machine as it dozes […]
Review of “Diary of a Worm” by Doreen Cronin
Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin This hilarious look at the daily life of a young earthworm will capture the interest of young readers eager to Dig into Reading, this year’s Summer Reading Program theme for children. The worm lives underground with his parents and sister, and he plays with his friend, Spider. The […]
Review of “Gregor, the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins
Review of “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins. I recently read the book, “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins for my 5th/6th grade book club. We chose it because one of the young men who sometimes attends book club had read and loved it. My first reaction was to assume that the author was taking […]
“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 […]