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Try out these two new Databases: 

Learning to Read, then Reading to Learn
Thematically paired fiction and nonfiction titles are designed to bridge learning-to-read and reading-to-learn. Animated classic storybooks introduce early learners to the delights of reading while sparking curiosity, creating a natural springboard into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery. 

Scholastic Teachables—worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! Formerly known as Scholastic Printables, we offer printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

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We offer a Mother Goose on the Loose storytimes for infants, as well as storytimes for 2-3 year-olds and 4-5 year-olds. 


Click here to see the variety of programs that we offer for children of all ages, including book groups, movie nights, and early release day performances.

#WinterRead2021 ~ Books Like Us

From January 1st to January 31st, the Harvard Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, “Books Like Us,” sponsored by Simon and Schuster (S&S). 

Happy reading, Harvard!


Latest News

Bookplates - it's not too late!

Nov. 27, 2020


For all of you eager Harvard readers who read more than 30 hours last summer and earned a bookplate, it's not too late to choose the library book in which your bookplate will go!

See the information below about how bookplates work this year.


Sep. 8, 2020


For all of you eager Harvard readers who read more than 30 hours this summer and earned a bookplate, see the information below about how bookplates will work this year.