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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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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Staying Happy and Healthy at Home

Smiling HouseMasonicare presents a Lunch ‚Äėn Learn –

Staying Happy and Healthy at Home

Monday, September 15, 2014 ~ 11:30am ‚Äď 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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Staff Picks


Do you ever wonder what the Library staff enjoys reading?  Check out the display of some of our favorite nonfiction books on the first floor.  Biographies from Julie Andrews to E.B. White.  Corpses, crafts, gardening, history, travel, vintage, and more.  We sure have eclectic tastes!

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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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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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