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

July 2, 2010   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

Online Foreign Language Resource


Did you resolve to learn a foreign language this year?  We have just the tool for you!

The Library now subscribes to Transparent Language Online.  North Haven residents can create a free account and learn foreign languages at your own pace.  You can also improve your English, if it is not your native tongue.  Log on and try it out.

January 3, 2015   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

We are on the PBS Newshour website

ladybug cake pan

snowman face

In case you missed it, click here to

read an article about our cake pans

that is featured on the PBS Newshour


Please click here for

more information on our cake pans.

December 26, 2014   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

Long Wharf Theatre Vouchers

theater-ticketsWe now offer the opportunity to see FREE Long Wharf Theatre performances.

One voucher per day to Long Wharf Theatre is available as part of our Museum Pass Program. The voucher is good for two free adult tickets and is valid until the next day after being handed out. This offer is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library and runs through May 2015.

December 11, 2014   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

BookFlix is Here!

BookFlixBookFlix is an interactive literacy resource that pairs classic fiction storybooks  with non-fiction eBooks. With colorful animation and interactive games, BookFlix introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.  BookFlix has over 100 titles with read-along options to develop listening and reading comprehension.

Access BookFlix from home by using your North Haven library card.  BookFlix is also available at the computer stations in the Children’s Department of the library.

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Upcoming Children’s Programs!

185px-The_Little_Red_Hen_-_FWHOnce Upon a Time ‚Äď Session I

Saturdays, January  24, 31

10:30 ‚Äď 11:15 a.m. (4 weeks)

Ages 5 – 8

Did you know that Paul Bunyan was a giant lumberjack who had a blue ox for a pet?   Have you ever heard the story of the elves that made shoes?  Did you know that you can make soup from stones?  Join us for a fun-filled program with stories, craft, and games.

Registration is required and begins on Friday, Dec. 19th at 10 a.m. for residents and Friday, January 2nd   at 10 a.m. for non-residents

Frozen Sing-a-long and Craft

Monday, January 26 at 6:30 ‚Äď 7:00 p.m.

Ages 4 ‚Äď8

Sing songs from Disney’s Frozen while making your own Elsa-inspired crown.  And who knows Рmaybe Queen Elsa or Princess Anna might just stop by! Registration is required and begins on Friday, January 2nd  at 10 a.m. for residents and Friday, January 16th at 10 a.m. for non-residents.

fun.  Members of this group will have first dibs on the library’s newest books. After reading the book of your choice, you will then have the opportunity to share your opinions with others.  Please pick up the book of your choice from our newest selection and read this book before the group meets. Registration is required and begins on Friday, January 2nd   at 10 a.m.

Pajama Storytime

Monday,¬† February 2 at 6:30 ‚Äď 7:30p.m.

Ages 4 ‚Äď 10

Wear your jammies, grab your teddy, and come  listen to some wonderful stories.  No registration is required.  First come, first served basis.

Full of Joy Yoga (6 week series)

Wednesday, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11 at 10:30 ‚Äď 11:00 a.m.

Ages 3 ¬Ĺ – 5

Yoga helps children develop strong, flexible bodies while cultivating a lifetime of joy, peace and wonder. Classes with Lani Rosen of Full of Joy Yoga, combine music, games, props and stories which give everyone the benefits of yoga.  Attendees must arrive 10 minutes prior to onset of the sessions to assist with room set up. (Clear chairs)

Registration is required and begins on Friday, January 16th   at 10 a.m. for residents and Friday, January 23rd   at 10 a.m. for non-residents.




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

June 30, 2014   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

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

June 17, 2014   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

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.


December 12, 2013   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

Enjoy Magazines?


We have renewed our subscription to the Zinio e-magazine service for a second year.  Conde Nast has added some titles that you may enjoy: Bon Appetit, Brides, Conde Nast Traveler, Glamour, Golf Digest, GQ, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and more.  New this year is an email alert service.  Sign up and you will receive an email when the latest issues of your favorite magazines are available.  Zinio magazines are 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!

October 15, 2013   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

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!

July 26, 2011   Posted in: -  Comments Closed

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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