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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

The Day is Short; Read Fast

by John Pecoraro, Assistant Director

Today is the Winter Solstice, the first day of winter, and the shortest day of the year. You have 9 hours, 33 minutes, and 11 seconds of daylight to work with today. What will you do with yours? If r…

Welcome to Lynda.com

Watch the online course How to Use Lynda.com

Your Manhattan Public Library card now gives you access to the 4,595 video courses on Lynda.com. All you have to do is follow the link http://www.mhklibrary.org/go/lynda/ , enter your library…

Icons in the World of Music: The Latest in Unforgettable Biographies

By Marcia Allen, Collection Development

Hard times were a daily reality for Elmo and Mamie Lewis in the state of Louisiana during the 1930s. Elmo made a living sharecropping and sometimes cooking whiskey, until he was caught and sentence…

Relax with Holiday Books and Movies!

The holiday hustle and bustle is upon us, with lists galore of things to do and shopping and baking to finish. It is often difficult to find time to sit down and just relax. A great way to escape the holiday rush is with a book or film abou…

December Construction Update

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

We now wrapping up the final stages of the Children’s Expansion Project, and while each step has been exciting, it seems like all of the fun stuff came in at once! If you’ve been in the library,…

Today
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Thursday, 18th Dec
10:45 am
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3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Educational
 
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Help make the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections, earn community service credit, and have fun!
 
Tomorrow
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Friday, 19th Dec
10:00 am
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Join us at Sunset Zoo for the last ZOOfari Tails storytime of 2014! Children’s librarians and zoo docents will read stories and lead songs. Zoo staff will show animals or animal artifacts after the stories. We will have a drawing for the monthly book give-away sponsored by Claflin Books, and we will draw a name from the 2014 punch cards for a free one-year Friends of Sunset Zoo family membership.
 
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