Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. This event highlights the value of free and open access to information and shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.
Show your support! Visit bannedbooksweek.org for more information, drop by the library and check out some banned books and spread the word!
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Borrow thousands of digital comics anytime, anywhere, with your library card for free. Download the Comics Plus: Library Edition app for iPhone, iPad, Samsung and Android devices to take your borrowed comics on the go! Sign in with your library card and PIN number to start reading your favorite comics today!
Read over 100+ children and teen eBooks anywhere, any time, and for free! Get started by clicking the banner above, enter the username "haverstraw" and password "public" without the quotes, enter your 14-digit Haverstraw Library card number and finally, enter your name, login and enjoy!
Want to try the latest gadgets? Adult Haverstraw Library cardholders in good standing may borrow out a Nook Color, Amazon Kindle, iPad or Samsung tablet for 14 days. Additionally, HKDPL cardholders may borrow an Apple or Windows laptop for in-house use. Borrow one today at the Adult Reference desk.
Haverstraw Library has Early Literacy Stations (ELS) from AWE Learning designed specifically for our youngest patrons ages 2-12 and featuring over 4,000 localized learning activities. The fun, interactive and engaging content spans all seven curricular areas: math; science and nature; social studies and geography; reading; art and music; writing and computer skills; and reference. We have both English and Bilingual Spanish stations available for our young patrons to enjoy.
Visit a museum for free! Museum passes are available for established Haverstraw Library card holders in good standing. Passes are available for the American Museum of Natural History; Bethel Woods Center for the Arts; Boscobel House & Gardens; Edward Hopper House; Frick Collection; Guggenheim Museum; Hudson Highlands Nature Museums; Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum; Museum of the City of New York; Museum Village; New York Transit Museum and Storm King Art Center.