Events Calendar

A polar bear and two penguins read a book about a gecko lizard and the sun. The animals are sitting on the ice, and it is snowing.

Winter Story Hours

Winter session runs from January 15 - March 5.
No story hour during school vacation week.

Sign-up is required. Sign-up begins on December 16. Children can enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts at these fun and educational programs. Choose one of the following sessions:

2 – 3 Year Old
Wednesdays or Thursdays 10:30 – 11:00 AM
4 – 6 Year Old
Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Mother Goose rides a large white goose. She wears a green dress, a yellow shawl, and oval glasses.

Mother Goose on the Loose

The winter session runs from January 14March 3.
No program during school vacation week.

This drop-in group is for infants – age 2 and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning early-literacy program that uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination and self-confidence. Registration is not required.

Infants – Age 2
Tuesdays 10:30 – 11:00 AM


Three young people on a homemade wooden raft. They are dressed casually for hot weather. Their raft has a make-shift sail fashioned from bed sheets. The river is reflecting the setting sun.

January 6 Monday

Monday Matinee: Peanut Butter Falcon

12:30 PM A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, The Peanut Butter Falcon tells the story of Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school. On the road he meets Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes his unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor, a kind nursing home employee, to join them on their journey. Light refreshments served and registration is not required.

National Rubber Ducky Day: January 13. A bright yellow rubber duck with a red bill. Hope It's Just Ducky.

January 13 Monday

Rubber Ducky Party

11:00 AM – Noon Celebrate National Rubber Ducky Day with stories, songs and a ducky scavenger hunt! Registration begins December 30. Ages: 2 – 5.

Merrimack Valley Hope Mission. Two purple hands holding a heart symbol.

January 16 Thursday

Merrimack Valley Hope Mission:
Advocating For Those Without A Voice

6:00 PM Start the New Year making a difference in someone’s life! Join us for an evening of hope and service. The evening will begin with a short presentation from Mission founder, Joe D’Amore then we’ll roll up our sleeves and work together to prepare 50 bagged lunches for the homeless and poor in Haverhill. A few participants will have the opportunity to volunteer to help Joe and library staff hand out the lunches in GAR Park Friday afternoon. Registration is not required to attend. Ages: adults & teens.

Three teenagers stand with a very large smiling adominable snowman. The snowman has blue eyes, long white fur, and large white teeth. The girl has her violin slung over her shoulder. The younger boy holds a basketball. All youths are dressed in casual youthful style and are wearing sneakers. Snowed capped mountains are in the distance.

January 21 Tuesday

Family Movie Matinee: Abominable

12:30 PM Bring a blanket, picnic lunch, friends and family to enjoy this fun winter movie together! Registration is not required. Ages: all ages welcome.