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Summer reading activities are wrapping up and the final day to claim prizes is Saturday, August 1.
Two special events will finish the season. Tonight’s Super Reader Night, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., will offer fun for the entire family. Brin…
by Marcia Allen, Collection Development Librarian
We all know that Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman is the book to read this summer. We’ve seen the reviews, both good and bad, that make the title very tempting, and the high number of…
By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian
The use of audiobooks is on the rise for all ages, and Manhattan Public Library has a lot to offer, both digitally and in CD format. With an MPL card, you can check out five physical audiobooks at…
by Keri Mills, Young Adult Librarian
It’s hard to believe that 2015 is more than half over already! It’s a good time to review some of the hottest YA books of the year so far. This is just the tip of the iceberg, but here are a few b…
by Susan Withee, Adult Services Manager
Many avid readers are also fascinated by the use of language and the development of the written and printed word – the history, evolution, techniques, challenges, and sheer beauty of speaking and…
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday, 1st Aug10:30 am1 hour, 45 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomTeach safe babywearing2:00 pm2 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends’ RoomVisit with award winning author Tim Bascom and hear excerpts from his latest book “Running to the Fire.” Copies will be available for purchase courtesy of Claflin Books.=0D=0ABascom’s newest book is a memoir following the journey of his missionary family who left a small town in Kansas to return to Ethiopia during a Marxist revolution. It follows on the heels of an earlier memoir, Chameleon Days: An American Boyhood in Ethiopia, which won the Bakeless Prize in Nonfiction from Breadloaf Writers Conference.
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