Check My Library Account / Search for Books, DVDs, etc

Login to My Account¬†to¬†see what’s out on your library card, renew, place holds, or check your¬†Reading History to review items you have read or viewed.

Search the Library Catalog to see if the book, DVD, magazine, etc. is in North Haven, or 29 other libraries.

Download free e-books and audiobooks  from our Overdrive site.

Download free magazine issues from Zinio.

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Good Friday Holiday

The library will be closed on April 18 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

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The Town of North Haven Presents: ONE TOWN, ONE BOOK

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 One Town, One Book is designed to create an experience

shared by the community while promoting literacy.


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Golf — Author Talk


Mike Colandro, a Newington native, professional golfer and author, will be presenting his book Almost aGolfn Aussie on

Saturday, April 19th at 12:30pm.

Mike takes the reader through a well-traveled and fascinating journey. From starting as a caddy, to becoming a player in the PGA tour, golf is the defining theme throughout his memoir. Mike has played in both the U.S and British Opens, in addition to playing in Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and most notably, Australia. For sixteen years he competed on the Australian Tour, winning events and making many friends.

Join us for an entertaining afternoon with Mike Colandro, author and pro-golfer.

To register, please visit the Reference Desk, or call 203-239-5803.



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Cooking Indian Food

Join us for a night of traditional Indian cooking.

Wednesday April 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

Our guest cook will be Poonam Karnwal. There will be Palak Paneer (a farmer’s
cheese with spinach), Stuffed Paratha with potato, Moong-Masri Dal (Lentils), and Chilly
Chicken. All can be cooked within one hour. Come and see for yourself!

To register, please visit the Reference Desk, or call 203-239-5803.

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Another Puzzle Off!

Join our ‚ÄúSweet Treat‚ÄĚ Puzzle-off Contestpuzzle_pieces300x199

Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10:15am to 1:00pm

Teams will compete to see who can assemble the most pieces of a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle.

Teams will consist of up to 6 people.  Sign up individually, as a small group, or as an entire team.  Register at the Library Reference Desk or call 203-239-5803 starting April 11, 2014 at 10:00am.

Each team will have an identical 1000 piece puzzle.  The competition begins at 10:15am and ends at 1:00pm.  Beverages and snacks will be provided by the Friends of the North Haven Library.

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E-Books on Your Blackberry?

Do you read OverDrive e-books on your Blackberry from LION?  If so, please read this important message from them:

Effective April 10, 2014, the OverDrive Media Console (OMC) mobile app for BlackBerry will no longer be available to download on BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, and Playbook devices.

BlackBerry users with the app installed prior to April 10 will be able to continue downloading eBooks and audiobooks via OMC.

After much consideration, OverDrive has decided to remove the app from BlackBerry App World and continue to focus development efforts on more widely used platforms such as iOS and Android.

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How-to Guides for eBooks and eMagazines

eReaderReceive a new tablet for the holidays this year?

Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up how-to guides to access FREE Overdrive eBooks and FREE Zinio magazine issues.


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Enjoy Magazines?


We are excited to announce a new downloadable service, Zinio. Zinio, the world’s largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. There are 180 popular titles available with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Step-by-step instructions and a video tutorial will help you get started. Please contact the¬†Reference Desk with any questions. Happy reading!

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Did I read that already?

Did you know you can keep track of the items you previously checked out at the library?¬† It’s called Reading History, and you must Opt In on your LION library account.

From the LION Catalog, click on Login to My Account.¬† Type in your last name and library card barcode number.¬† On the left, click on the link for Reading History.¬† Click on Opt In, and from now on, every item you’ve checked out will appear on this list.¬† Happy reading, listening and viewing!

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Upcoming Children’s Programs!

The Case of the Missing Donut


Monday, April 21 at 6:30 -7:15 p.m.

Ages 4-8 (without parent or caregiver)

Let’s figure out how a little boy in a sheriff’s hat and his dog deputy get nabbed for getting rid of a slightly squished powdered donut. Then then make our own donuts trying not to squish them or let any powder escape.   Registration is required and begins on Friday, April 11th at 10 a.m. for residents and for non-residents on Thursday, April 17th at 10 a.m.

Parent-Daughter Book Discussion

Open to girls and their parent or caregiver - residents and non-residents.

Mondays from 7:00 – 8:00

May 5 - Boy: Tales of Childhood  by Roald Dahl

This story presents humorous anecdotes from the author’s childho0d including summer vacations in Norway and experiences at¬†British¬†boarding school.

Discussion Leaders: Samantha & Teri Eskew

Registration Required. (203)239-5803

For a complete list of Children’s Programs click here.

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