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Comics Plus Library Edition

Read Comics Online at the Library for Free!

Come and read over 100 comic books at the Library using Comics Plus: Library Edition! Featuring top publishers and creators such as Archie Comics, IDW Publishing, Dynamite Entertainment, Image Comics, Red 5 Comics and more.

Start off by creating an account. Enter your email addres and a password. Once logged in, you may browse the library, select a publisher or search for titles, and check out comics you want to read. Checked out titles will appear in your shelf which will be available for you to read for seven days. Expired comics will automically check themselves in and you may borrow more comics afterwards. For a fun how-to in comic book format, check this welcome page on how to use Comics Plus: Library Edition.

Once you have registered, you may log in at any time! Note: If you are trying to access the site from home, please use this link.

Read eBooks now

Read Online or Download Children's eBooks - Free!

We are proud to offer an excellent new service powered by eSebco to all our young readers. Read over 100+ children's and teen eBooks online or on your mobile device anywhere, anytime, and for free!

Get started by clicking the banner above, enter the username "haverstraw" and password "public" (password is not case sensitive and please remove quotes when entering username and password), enter your 14 digit Haverstraw Library card number, and finally, enter your name. Once logged in, you can read eBooks by reading level, grade level, or subject with more being added every day!

Turn on your speakers and the eBooks may be read to you! Replay, fast-forward, or read the eBook on your own. Want to read on the go? Download the eSebco app here. Open the app in your mobile device and follow the instructions above. Once an eBook is downloaded to your phone, internet connection is not needed. Access eBooks at any time!

Featured Children's Programs

Check out the following featured programs at the library! Please register at the Youth Services Desk. A library card is required for all programs with registration.

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 17, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate this amazing culture in the Year of the Sheep! Come and join us for a craft. Registration begins February 3 for everyone.

Frozen Party!

Wednesday, February 4, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Do you want to build a snowman? Limited registration begins January 21 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 3 for everyone else.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Craft

Monday, January 19, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Watch a movie about Martin Luther King Jr., then do an inspirational craft! Registration begins January 5 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and January 12 for everyone else.

Xbox 360 in the Library!

Friday, February 6, 4 pm
For grades 1 -6. Play games on the big screen! No registration requierd.

Winter Fun

Children's Programs @ the Main Library

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 17, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate this amazing culture in the Year of the Sheep! Come and join us for a craft. Registration begins February 3 for everyone.

Family Movies

Wednesdays, January 7 & February 18, 6 pm
Thursdays, January 22 & February 5 and 19, 6 pm
Enjoy a movie on our big screen! A grown-up must accompany children into the library and remain with them during the movie. No registration required. All movies are on the Mid-Level.

Family Storytime & Craft

Wednesdays, February 25 - May 20, 10:30 am & 2 pm
For ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and a simple art activity! Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Frozen Party!

Wednesday, February 4, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Do you want to build a snowman? Limited registration begins January 21 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 3 for everyone else.

Hot Pretzels with Miss Kathy!

Wednesday, January 14, 6:30 pm
For ages 5-12. Make homemade hot pretzel dough from scratch! Measure, mix, knead and shape your pretzel. Registration begins January 5 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

LEGO CLub

Thursday, January 29, 7 pm
Fridays, January & February 13, 20, and 27, 4 pm
For children ages 4-12. Come in and play with LEGO building blocks or bring your own. Create something simple or something out of this world! No registration required.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Craft

Monday, January 19, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Watch a movie about Martin Luther King Jr., then do an inspirational craft! Registration begins January 5 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and January 12 for everyone else.

The Minecraft Challengers

Thursday, January 8 & February 12, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
For grades 2-6. Talk and play everything Minecraft! Registration begins one week before the program for everyone.

Music & Movement from Miss Fran!

Fridays, January 9 - 30, 10:30 am
For ages 1-5. Let us all sing together with puppets, instruments, props, lots of movement and even more laughter! Join Fran Roesmann and her guitar as we sing, dance, jump and have fun. Registration open now for Haverstraw Library cardholders and January 5 for everyone else.

North Rockland Reading Adventures!

Check in-house and online calendars for dates.
Come listen to North Rockland students from West Haverstraw Elementary and Stony Point Elementary read stories to family and friends! No registration. All is welcome.

Pajama Storytime

Tuesdays, Janaury 13 & February 10, 7 pm
For ages 3-5. Enjoy a storytime with everyone in pajamas! Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Pizza Pinwheels with Miss Kathy!

Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 pm
For ages 5-12. Measure, mix, knead, and shape everything yourself! Then add sauce and cheese and bake at home! Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, February 24 - May 19, 7 pm
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs, puppets, crafts and more! Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Preschool Yoga with Miss Sue

Mondays, February 23 - March 23, 5:45 pm
Registration for this 4-week session begins February 9 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only. This playful class will move your child's body and enhance their imagination. Simple yoga poses will be incorporated into games, music, stories and art. Increased body awareness, attention span, energy release, and relaxation are just some of the benefits of this FUN class! For 3-4 year olds without an adult.

Science Squad

Wednesdays, January 28 - February 25, 7 pm
For grades 4-6. Compete in the Marshmallow Challenge in January and Explore Flight in February! Registration begins one week before each program for everyone.

Stories & Craft

Mondays, February 23 - May 18, 2 pm
Fridays, February 27 - May 22, 11:30 am
For ages 3-6. Stories, crafts, and more! Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Tales & Tunes

Mondays, February 23 - May 18, 11:30 am & 7 pm
Tuesdays, February 24 - May 19, 11:30 am
For walkers up to age 3 and their adult guardians. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Thiells Elementary Reading Adventures

Thursday, January 15, 6 pm
Come and enjoy students from Thiells Elementary read stories. All are welcome! No registration required - just come in.

Toddler Yoga with Miss Sue

Mondays, February 23 - March 23, 5 pm
Registration for this 4-week session begins February 9 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only. This creative approach will stimulate your child's imagination while enhancing sensory and motor development. Simple yoga poses will be introduced and combined with stories, music and props. Come stretch, strengthen, and relax while bonding with your toddler in a unique way!

Wee Craft Together

Mondays, January 5 & February 3, 10:30 am
Tuesdays, January 6 & February 3, 6 pm
For ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Listen to stories and make fun craft together! Registration begins February 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Xbox 360 in the Library!

Friday, February 6, 4 pm
For grades 1 -6. Play games on the big screen! No registration requierd.

Yoga with Sue for Ages 5-7

Mondays, January 12- February 9, 5:30 pm
A fun creative approach to yoga that uses games, music and props. Learn poses that increase strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Registration begins January 5 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

Winter

Children's Programs @ the Village Branch

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Tuesday, February 17, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate this amazing culture in the Year of the Sheep! Come and join us for a craft. No registration.

Family Movies

Mondays, January 12 & 26 and February 9 & 23, 5:30 pm
For ages 4-12. Watch movies on the big screen! Families are welcome.

LEGO Building Club & Board Games

Fridays, January 2, 16 & 30 and February 3, 10 & 24, 4 pm - 5 pm
For ages 4-12. No registration required. Play checkers, chess, Candyland, Trouble, Perfection, Scrabble and more! Not in board games? Build something with our LEGOs!

North Rockland Reading Adventures

To be announced. Please check online calendars or in-house flyers for dates and times.
Come listen to North Rockland students read stories to family and friends. No registration required. All are welcome!

Playstation 4

Tuesdays, January 6, 20, & 27 and February 3, 10 & 24, 4:30 pm
Fridays, January 9 & 23 and February 6 & 20, 4 pm
For ages 6-16. Come in to play games on the PS4 on the big screen! No registration required.

Stony Point Elementary Reading Adventures

Monday, February 2, 6 pm
Come listen to West Haverstraw Elementary students read stories to family and friends. No registration required. All are welcome!

Winter Craft

Tuesday, January 13, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Come and join us for a craft! No need to register, just drop in!

Games! Games! Games!

Go to LEGO website Visit Marvel Site Check out the Wiggles Visit Barbie.com Visit Seussville Check out the Sanrio webite Go to Bratz site Visit PBS Kids Check out Thomas the Train's Site Go to Sesame Street Go to Nick Jr Site Cartoon Network, here we come! Visit Disney Go to Polly Pocket site Check out Discovery for Kids Go to Disney Playhouse Starwars!! Go! Visit the Kids WB Nick, nick, na-nick, nick, nick! Visit Fox Kids! Watch and play on the CW Vortexx Games and fun with Booktime

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Homework

Need help with your homework? Don't know where to go? Check out these userful links!

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Grades K-5
Khan Academy - all subjects
AOL Kids Homework Help Jr.
Kids Health for Kids
Yahoo! Kids
National Geographic Kids
Scholastic Homework Hub
Kids Click!
♦ Discovery Education Video Homework Help: Math, Science, English, Social Studies

Grades 6 and up
Khan Academy - all subjects
Kids Click!
Homework NYC
RefDesk Homework Helper
Kids.gov
Discovery Education: BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

Museum Passes

Museum passes are available for Haverstraw Library card holders only to:

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American Museum of Natural History
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Guggenheim Museum
Hudson Highlands Nature Museums
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Storm King Art Center

Haverstraw Library cardholder must be established and be in good standing (i.e. patron must physically have library card at hand and have no fees).

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- One museum pass per family.
- 3 day loan period.
- $10/day late return fee.
- Lost musuem pass fee cost equals replacement of the membership.

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