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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Parent/Daughter Book Discussion

Parent ‚Äď Daughter Book Discussion¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†

Mondays at 7:00 ‚Äď 8:00

TBA¬†‚Äď Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Forman Lewis

Discussion Leaders:  Pat LaTerza

In the 1920s, a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where

the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune.
Open to girls and their parent or caregiver. Open to residents and non-residents.  Registration is on-going. Please call to register.

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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‚Äôll 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‚Äôt 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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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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Book Chat


Wednesday, September 24th at 1:00-2:00 pm

Bring the book you are reading or recently finished.¬† We’ll share what we’re reading and enjoying in an informal group.¬† You’ll get ideas for new authors to try.

Bring your lunch if you’d like.¬† Coffee and dessert provided.

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

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Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga (8-week series)yoga-md

Saturdays, October 4 РNovember 22, 2014 at 10:15 Р11:15 am

Presented by Jane Gamm

Jane is a 200 hour certified vinyasa yoga instructor, first practicing yoga 12 years ago as a way to reduce stress.  She brings her background to the yoga mat, helping people bring light into the dark spaces, and transforming rigidity into fluidity and release.  Her goal is for students to have a joyful experience of breath, movement, sensation and stillness.  Please bring a yoga mat.

Registration is required and begins on Thursday,  September 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.

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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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