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Kids

It’s summer! Time to get reading! This summer we are offering several choices for your Summer Reading Club. Pick your program (Pre-School, School Age, or Teens) and read…read…read… and win prizes, like tickets to Skateland, slices of pizza from Papa Gino’s and more. You can earn raffle tickets that might get you even bigger prizes, like passes to Water Country! And of course, anyone who completes the reading goal by August 14th earns a Topsfield Fair packet, which includes admission, a free hot dog and soda, 2 rides and a ribbon.

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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, or download our all new program brochure:   Summer_2014_calendar     Featured Online Resources: (for other great electronic resources for youth, see the Youth Electronic Resources page) BookFlix logo 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. 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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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