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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.

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Labor Day Holiday



The Library is CLOSED Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st for Labor Day.

Regular Library hours begin on Tuesday, September 2nd.

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It’s Not the Wine Trail, It’s the Library Trail!


During September, pick up your Passport to Connecticut Libraries and hit the Trail!
Fun for the entire family!  You could win $150.00!

Stop by the Library and pick up your Passport to Connecticut Libraries. Show your Library card and we’ll stamp your passport, give you an “I visited North Haven Library” pencil, and send you on your way to visit other participating libraries. Visit at least five of the participating libraries and you are eligible to enter the drawing for a $150.00 Visa gift card. Don’t have a Library card? Sign up today and hit the trail! For more information visit the Passport to CT Libraries Facebook page.

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The Beatles!

Saturday September 13th at 1:00 pm

Explore the music of The Beatles, included will be audio clips of their music and interviews with the band members in this 90-minute presentation spanning the full 1960′s: from their very beginnings with the band’s seminal visits to Hamburg, through the Beatlemania years, and concluding with Abbey Road. Presented by Aaron Krerowicz.

Registration is required.
Stop by the Reference Desk or Call 203-239-5803 to register.


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Staying Happy and Healthy at Home

Smiling HouseMasonicare presents a Lunch ‘n Learn –

Staying Happy and Healthy at Home

Monday, September 15, 2014 ~ 11:30am – 1:00pm

FREE Lunch is served after the talk

Travis Barker from Masonicare will present stories, tips, and resources gathered over the course of his career that will help seniors to remain in their homes for as long as possible. Whether you live alone or with others, are 55 or 105, this presentation will be sure to provide you with useful information.

Registration is required, and ends on Tuesday, September 9th.

Stop by the Reference Desk or call 203-239-5803 to sign up.

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Paper Craft Blitz!

ScissorsMAKE ‘n’ TAKE Paper Craft Blitz!

September 18, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm    

Join us for a fun and creative evening.  Make several paper crafts to use for your own holiday decor or give as wonderful holiday gifts.  Many ideas, samples and artist techniques will be shared by the members of the Altered Book Club throughout the evening. Refreshments will be served!

This is an Adult Event, ages 12 and older welcome.  Registration is required and space is limited.

Stop by the Library Reference Desk or call 203-239-5803 to sign up.



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Panic in CT — Witch Trials

Revisit the 1600s and Connecticut’s own Witch trials

Between 1642-1693 at least 40 people, mostly women, were tried as witches in the Colony of Connecticut.  Who were these women and how did they come to be accused of Witchcraft? Travel back and hear what they have to say.  Actress Virginia Wolf and HerStory Theater brings them to life in period costume.

Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:00pm.

Registration is required. Stop by the Reference Desk or call 203-239-5803 to sign up.

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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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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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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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