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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 Earth Day

Wednesday, April 8, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate the Earth! Join us for crafts and fun! Registration begins March 25 for everyone.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Crafts & fun on St. Patrick's Day! Registration begins March 3 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and March 13 for everyone else.

Dr. Seuss Party!

Wednesday, March 4, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday with crafts and games! Limited registration open now for Haverstraw Library cardholders and March 3 for everyone else.

Night of 1,000 Stars! Monday, April 20, 6 - 7:30 pm

Celebrate libraries with an evening of stories, songs, and fun! Come and be entertained by Lou Del Bianco and local celebraties reading fabulous books. This event will be combined with Stony Point Reading Adventures for even more fun. Enter the free raffle for a basket of fun prizes! No registration required. Families welcome! This program will be held at the Village Branch in Haverstraw.

Winter Fun

Children's Programs @ the Main Library

Baby Signs with Miss Fran

Thursday, March 5 -26, 1 pm
For babies and toddlers 2 years old and younger. Join us for a unique hands-on class where you and your child will learn signs so that they can communicate before they can talk! This interactive fun class features music with guitar, songs, puppets, instruments, movement, sign language and laughter! Registration is now open for Haverstraw Library cardholders.

NOTE: Due to the cancellation of the first Baby Signs session on March 5, we will have a make up class on Thursday, April 2.

Celebrate Earth Day

Wednesday, April 8, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate the Earth! Join us for crafts and fun! Registration begins March 25 for everyone.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Crafts & fun on St. Patrick's Day! Registration begins March 3 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and March 13 for everyone else.

Cinnamon Rolls with Miss Kathy!

Tuesday, March 10, 6:30 pm
For ages 5-12. Measure, mix, knead, and shape everything yourself. Then add cinnamon and bake at home! Registration begins March 2 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

Dr. Seuss Party!

Wednesday, March 4, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-7. Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday with crafts and games! Limited registration open now for Haverstraw Library cardholders and March 3 for everyone else.

Family Movies

Thursdays, March 5 & 26 and April 16 & 23, 6 pm, Mid-Level
Tuesday, April 21, 6 pm, Lower Level
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.

LEGO CLub

Wednesday, March 11, 7 pm
Thursday, April 2, 7 pm
Fridays, March 13, 20 & 27 and April 17 & 24, 4 pm
For children grades K - 6. Come in and play with LEGO building blocks or bring your own. Create something simple or something out of this world! No registration required.

The Minecraft Challengers

Thursday, March 12 & April 9, 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 Appreciation with Mr. Burr

Limited registration begins March 20 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and April 8 for everyone else.

Fridays, April 10 - May 15, 10:15 am for ages 0 - 18 months
Mr. Burr will sing songs and play his guitar or keyboard as the children crawl about, watching, listening, and discovering each other. Mr. Burr brings many props, designed to stimulate the children and inspire them to reach out and learn. This class is designed to develop children's perceptual motor skills and socialization skills as they enjoy the magic of music.

Fridays, April 10 - May 15, 10:45 am OR 11:15 am for ages 18-36 months
Mr. Burr will use music, fun, and laughter to develop children's perceptual motor skills and socialization skills. As the children see each other, they are motivated to stand up and join in the fun of jumping and marching and laughing as Mr. Burr sings. Children are encouraged to reach out and play with the many props Mr. Burr brings each week.

Pajama Storytime

Tuesdays, March 17 & April 14, 7 pm
For ages 3-5. Enjoy a storytime with everyone in pajamas! Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! Registration is now open.

PAWS for Reading: R.E.A.D. to a Dog

Saturday, March 21 & April 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Sign up for a 15 minute session to read one-to-one to a therapy dog!

Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays, February 25 - May 20, 10:30 am
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs, puppets, crafts and more! Registration is now open.

Preschool Yoga with Miss Sue

Mondays, February 23 - March 23, 5:45 pm
Registration for this 5-week session is now open 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, March 25 & April 22, 7 pm
For grades 3-6. Play with your food in Candy Science in March and experiment with bubbles in Bubble Science in April. 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 is now open for everyone.

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 is now open for everyone.

Thiells Elementary Reading Adventures

Thursday, March 19 & April 23, 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 5-week session is now open 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

Tuesdays, March 3 & April 7, 6 pm
For ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Listen to stories and make fun craft together! Registration begins one week before program for Haverstraw Library cardholders and the day before for everyone else.

West Haverstraw Elementary Reading Adventures

Wednesday, March 18, 6 pm
Come and enjoy students from West Haverstraw Elementary read stories. All are welcome! No registration required - just come in.

Xbox 360 in the Library!

Fridays, March 6 & April 10, 4 pm
For grades 1 -6. Play games on the big screen! No registration requierd.

Yoga with Miss Sue

Mondays, April 13, 20 & 27, 5:30 pm
For ages 5-7. Registration begins March 30 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only. A fun, creative approach to yoga that uses games, music and props. Learn poses that increase strength, flexibility, coordination and balance.

Spring

Children's Programs @ the Village Branch

Celebrate Earth Day

Tuesday, April 21, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate our planet on Earth Day! Come and join us for a craft! No registration.

Family Movies

Mondays, March 2, 16 & 30 and April 6 & 13, 5:30 pm
For ages 4-12. Watch movies on the big screen! Families are welcome.

LEGO Building Club & Board Games

Fridays, March 13 & 27 and April 17, 4 pm - 5 pm
For ages 4-14. No registration required. Play checkers, chess, Candyland, Trouble, Perfection, Scrabble and more! Not in board games? Build something with our LEGOs!

Night of 1,000 Stars!

Monday, April 20, 6 - 7:30 pm
Celebrate libraries with an evening of stories, songs, and fun! Come and be entertained by Lou Del Bianco and local celebraties reading fabulous books. This event will be combined with Stony Point Reading Adventures for even more fun. Enter the free raffle for a basket of fun prizes! No registration required. Families welcome!

Playstation 4

Tuesdays, March 3, 10, 24 & 31 and April 7, 14, & 28, 4:30 pm
Fridays, March 6 & 20 and April 10 & 24, 4 pm
For ages 6-16. Come in to play games on the PS4 on the big screen! No registration required.

Spring Craft

Tuesday, March 17, 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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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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