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Sign up for Summer Reading! “Find Your Voice” with us: complete literacy and learning challenges for chances to win prizes. Open to all ages!

Click here for the Kids Packet (recommended for kids 12 and under)

Click here for the Adult/Teen Packet (recommended for 12+)

Return your tickets to the library before August 17th (drawing on the 18th). Additional tickets for repeatable challenges are available at the circulation desk upon request.

The Massachusetts Statewide Summer Library Program is funded by the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. 

Want to be a part of history?
We hope to have a collection of townspeople’s thoughts and experiences during this Coronavirus crisis. Please see the Coronavirus Fairhaven page where there is a very short list of questions. Also VERY IMPORTANT is getting input from people who are not online, so maybe you could print out the questions and leave them with loved ones for their impressions too. Thank you!










Research and learn about local history

The Millicent Library has an amazing collection of online local history resources

 Lost Fishermen Database: A database dedicated to those local fishermen lost at sea.


  The Fairhaven Star Newspaper: Search full text of local news from 1879 to 1967.


Fairhaven Cemetery Records: Locate graves of relatives or other  people of interest. It includes three cemeteries: Naskatucket, Riverside, and Woodside as well as inaccessible cemeteries on private property.

Fairhaven High School Yearbooks: Yearbooks covering the years 1923-2019. Digitization was made possible by the Regional Digitization in Massachusetts, funded by LSTA Grant and administered by the Boston Public Library.


Learn more about these resources as well as other resources such as The Barnacle, Fairhaven Town Reports (1847-2020), Fairhaven Vital Records and more on the Millicent Library Archives Page.