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.

Receive e-mail or text reminders of  items due, overdue, and ready for pick up.  Sign up for Library ELF Notification Service

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Please take our survey

We are planning to update the Library’s website.¬† We would like to know which features you find useful and interesting.¬† Is there anything that is missing?¬† Please take this short survey, and let us know.¬† Thank you for your input.

Library Website Survey

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Teen Reading Club

July 1st ‚Äď July 31st

Sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Club.  For each day that you read for 30 minutes you will receive a raffle ticket to enter to win fabulous prizes, such as a Starbucks, Game Stop, or a Froyo World gift certificate. Registration begins on July 1.

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Summer Reading Club 2014


The Inventing Room-Summer Reading Club 2014

Win fabulous prizes at the North Haven Library.

It’s Free and it’s Fun!


Did you know that lollipops, Wiffle Ball and Silly Putty were invented in Connecticut? Join our Summer Reading Club and see these inventions at work!

Starting on June 23, 2014 to August 15, 2014: open to North Haven children ages¬†4 – 14 with a library card (parent or child’s) or children of Town of North Haven employees, (with a pay stub or Town ID) or grandchildren of North Haven residents with grandparent’s library card is needed to join.

Sign up at the library starting on June 23rd to August 1st. The sooner you register the greater chance you have of finishing the game. Collect tickets to save for prizes and shop at our factory store anytime between June 23 and August 15,  before 4:00 pm. The Prize shop will then close and you will not be able to redeem your tickets!!!

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Upcoming Children’s Programs!





Picnic and Performance

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy this family entertainment on the North Haven Library Lawn

Monday, July 28 at 7 pm- Les Julian

Join singer and songwriter Les Julian as he presents his show, WE ALL LAUGH IN THE SAME LANGUAGE.

Picnic and Performance

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy this family entertainment on the North Haven Library Lawn

Monday, August 4  at 7 pm- Flow Circus

Magic and juggling is sure to engage the audience in this exciting performance.

Hodgepodge Craft

Wednesday, August 6 at 10:30

Ages 3 ‚Äď 12

Try your hand at one or more crafts!

Registration is required and begins on July 25 for residents August 1 for non-residents.


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

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Old North Haven Newspapers Online!

OldNewspapersThanks to the Friends of the North Haven Library, we were able to have local newspapers from the 1970′s to 2011 scanned and put into a searchable database accessible from home or anywhere you have an internet connection. ¬†Stop by the Reference Desk for a one page how-to guide. ¬†Try out the database¬†at

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A Sweet Success!

We hope you enjoyed our ONE TOWN, ONE BOOK 2014 celebration of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and READING IS YOUR GOLDEN TICKET.  Starting with a chocolate jigsaw puzzle contest, then a Kickoff Carnival, and ending with a wine and chocolate tasting, this celebration had events for all ages and all tastes!  We hope you participated in many of the events.

Did you see the READ posters?  Do you recognize the local celebrities?

In case you missed the “Book Domino” video, click here to view it on YouTube.

Thanks again to all of the town departments, organizations and businesses who partnered with the Library and Board of Education to make this a sweet success!

If you have photos of the events that you would like to share with the world, please email jpeg files to  We may add them to our photo gallery.

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How-to Guides for eBooks and eMagazines

eReaderReceive a new tablet?

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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Borrow a Cake Pan from the Library

Over 200 cake pans and cookie cutters are available to borrow at the library.  Consult the display in the Children’s Department to see many popular TV and movie character pans such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sponge Bob, Mickey Mouse, Power Rangers and Elmo and the gang! There are many more designs for special occasions, holidays and the four seasons.  The loan period for these items is one week. Someone you love is having a birthday. Come and check them out now!


For more information, see our cake pans page.


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