Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Library cards empower students and fuel academic success! September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Haverhill Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. […]

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Reading (Comic Books) Gives You Superpowers

Check Out Some Super Comic Books Today!   New to comic book reading? Check out the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids for some exemplary books. For Younger Readers:      Betty’s Burgled Bakery by Travis Nichols Dewdrop by Katie O’Neill Chick and Brain series by Cece Bell Hello Crabby (Español: Hola Cangrejito) series by […]

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Blue Book, Re(a)d Book: School Titles

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai Get read-y for a new year with these back-to-school titles! For Younger Readers:        The Bus for Us (Español: Nuestro Autobús) by Suzanne Bloom The Best Seat in Second Grade by Katherine Kenah I’m New Here by […]

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Voting Information for Massachusetts

“At a time when we are searching everywhere for community, for connection, for a sense of belonging, for the engines of democracy that will revitalize our civic life, we have … the most amazing social infrastructure that designers could ever build and it’s called the library.” -Eric Klinenberg, professor, author Getting ready to vote next […]

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Amanda reviews… The Shadow Children series

*Summer Reading List Spotlight* This is on the Haverhill Public School’s recommended summer booklist for Grades 4-5. The Shadow Children Series (Book 1: Among the Hidden) By Margaret Peterson Haddix Published: 1998-2006 Age Range: 9-12 Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian Adventure Award: YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Lamplighter Award 2004 Amanda (Piper’s human) read The Shadow Children series and this […]

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