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NaNoWriMo is Wicked Hard–We Can Help!

By Heather Strafuss, Assistant Circulation Manager

We’re halfway through National Novel Writing Month! If you’ve hit the halfway p…

Celebrate “Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week”

By Laura Ransom, Children’s Librarian

“Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week” is an annual event that promotes reading to all Kansas children from birth through age five. Parents, librarians, and caregivers are encouraged to read the c…

Gratitude for Veterans

The staff at Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the…

National Adoption Month

by Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian, and Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

During the month of November, the act of adoption is celebrated through an initiative of the Child Welfare Information Gateway and AdoptUSKids. There are cur…

The Things They Carried–Stories from the Vietnam War

by Danielle Schapaugh, Public Relations Coordinator

In Manhattan, we are honoring veterans with this year’s Big Read program by choosing to explore a Pulitzer Prize-winning book of short stories about the war in Vietnam, The Things The…

MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Saturday, 22nd Nov
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, rhymes, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. FREE BOOK for each child attending storytime this week in celebration of Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week! Suggested for ages 2 to 5. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
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Monday, 24th Nov
5:30 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Bi-monthly meeting where members and guests practice their public speaking skills and apply leadership techniques