Important Dates for
Teens at the Haverhill
Public Library Haverhill
June 22nd– Registration begins for the Online Summer Teen Department
Reading Program and Photography Class
July 1st– Registration begins for summer programs Find Out What’s Out There...@ the
Library, the 2009 Statewide Summer
July 1st– First Day to record books Reading Program for teens, is funded
by your library, the Massachusetts
July 2nd– *Photography Class Pt. 1
Regional Library Systems, and the
July 7th– Gaming Afternoon Massachusetts Board of Library
July 8th– Book Discussion Commissioners.
July 9th– *Photography Class Pt. 2 Special thanks to the Friends of the
July 16th– *Photography Class Pt. 3 Haverhill Public library who gener-
ously fund our reading program and
July 17th– *Knitting Club many of the events this summer.
July 22nd– Make Your Own Ice Cream
Thanks also to:
July 23rd– *Photography Class Pt. 4 Texas Road House
July 28th– Gaming Afternoon
July 30th– *Photography Class Pt. 5
July 30th– *Cooking With Katie
Aug 11th– Gaming
Aug 12th– Book Discussion
Aug 14th– *Jewelry Workshop
Aug 18th– *Knitting Club
Aug 18th– *Babysitting Class Pt. I
Aug 19th– Gaming
Aug 19th– *Babysitting Class Pt. 2
Haverhill Public Library
Teen Department Program
99 Main St
Aug 20th– *Babysitting Class Pt. 3
Haverhill MA 01830
Aug. 27th– Finale Party
Aug. 30th– Last day to record books (978) 373– 1586
* Programs required advanced registration Http://www.myspace.com/haverhill_public_library
and are open to Haverhill residents only. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Haverhill-MA/
Find Out What’s Out
There….@ your library Events at the Library
For each program you participate in, you will receive a Babysitting Certification Course
punch on your Find Out What’s Out There punch card. August 18, 19, and 20th 2:30—5pm
July 1st—Aug. 31st When your punch card is full, you can be entered into a This three day babysitting certification course will
drawing for one of the raffle prizes to be teach you all the necessary skills to
drawn at the Summer Reading Finale Party The more that you read, babysit. Participants will receive a
(you don’t need to be present to win). You the more things you will know. certificate from Beverly Hospital. This
The theme of this year’s statewide summer reading
also earn punches by making greeting cards, The more that you learn, program is open to ages 11 and up.
program for teens is Find Out What’s Out There...@
and bringing in items for the food drive. the more places you'll go. There is a $25 fee per participant, the
the library. Teens who will be entering grades 7—12
are invited to participate in this year’s Teen Sum- Dr. Seuss Library will cover $10, the remaining
mer Reading Program. Photography Workshop $15 is due at the time of registration.
July: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; 1:30—3:30 pm Registration begins July 1st.
Want to learn the nuts and bolts of photography? This
For every book that you read and record this sum- five week workshop will include instruction on basic pho- Teen Knitting Club
mer, The Friends of the Haverhill Public Library will tography skills and simple photo editing. We will be walk- July 17th, August 18th 3—4:30 pm
donate $1 to The Haverhill Gazette Santa Fund. ing around Haverhill taking pictures, so a signed parental Are you a knitter? Have you always wanted to
Also, you have the opportunity to raise another $1 permission slip is required. The series will culminate in learn? Come to the first Teen Knitting Club meet-
to be donated by submitting a book review. an exhibit to be held at the library during the month of ings. Open to teens entering grades 5 - 12. Knit-
August. This program is open to Haverhill residents en- ters of all skill levels are welcome. Bring a project
The Haverhill Gazette Santa Fund raises money to tering grades 5—12 in the fall. Registration is required of your own, or learn to make an easy scarf. Regis-
assist families in Haverhill that are facing financial along with a signed parental permission slip. tration is preferred.
hardships during the holiday season.
Gaming Afternoons Best Books Discussion Group
Remember– books that you read for your school’s July 7th, July 28th, August 11th, August 19th July 8th and August 12th 2—3:30 pm
summer reading lists can be counted for the li- Join us for an afternoon of Rock Band, DDR, and Guitar Join us for snacks and a lively discussion of some
brary’s summer reading program. Hero. This program is open to Haverhill residents enter- of the Best Books for Young Adults 2010 nomi-
ing grades 5—12. No registration required. nees. Our first meeting does not have a required
New this year– participants will have the opportu- book, just read one of the nominated titles avail-
nity to earn a free appetizer at Texas Road House Cooking with Katie July 30th 6—8 pm able at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/bbya
by reading 400 pages. Join professional chef Katie Wilton and learn to make under Current Nominations. We will determine the
easy snacks and meals. This program is open to Haver- titles for August at the July meeting.
How to Register hill residents ages 10—15. Registration is required and
The library uses a computer program that will allow will begin July 1st.
you to sign up and record your books online. You All Summer Long
can do this from a library computer, your home Jewelry Workshop August 14th 2:30—4:30 pm Greeting Cards
computer, or anywhere that you have access to the Come learn how to make memory wire jewelry. This pro- We’ll be making cards to send to area nursing
internet. gram is open to Haverhill residents entering grades 5— homes, and service men and women abroad.
12. All materials will be provided free of charge. Regis-
For detailed registration instructions as well as in- tration is required and will begin July 1st.. Food Drive
structions for recording your books, please see the Bring in non-perishable food that will be donated
Library’s Teen webpage at www.haverhillpl.org/ Make Your Own Ice Cream to area food pantries.
teen/srp/srp2009.htm July 22nd 2:30—4:30
Stop by the teen area and learn how to make your own Board Games
ice cream in a plastic bag. Bored? Need a place to get out of the sun? Stop by
the Teen area and play one of our board games.