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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

Library Card Day on Saturday, April 25 from 10-2

Members of the Junior League of the Flint Hills will be giving away free books to kids ages 0-13 at the library on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is their annual Library Card Day event to encourage families to use the…

ZOOfari Tails Storytime: Llama Drama

The next ZOOfari Storytime is this Friday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m., and it’s all about llamas! Bring your kiddos ages 0-5 to the library on Friday  to hear Mr. Brian and staff from the Sunset Zoo read the stories Maria had a Llama, Llama…

A Playful Destination

By Jennifer Bergen, Children’s Services Manager

The new layout of the Children’s Room has provided opportunity for more interactive features to engage children while they are at the library looking for books, learning about somet…

Take a Moment: Enjoy a Poem

by John Pecoraro, Assistant Director

When was the last time you read a poem, and why? If it was in grade school, and you had to memorize it and recite it to the class, you’re not alone. I think many of us of a certain age considered po…

Spring (Cleaning) is in the Air

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

I’ll admit it. I may not be the most…tidy…person in the world. While I strive to keep my home clean and in good repair, sometimes I feel like my belongings have a secret plot to take ov…

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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Saturday, 25th Apr
9:00 am
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
training
 
10:00 am
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Junior League of the Flint Hills sponsors Library Card Day from 10:00-2:00. Kids can get a free book by showing that they have their own library card. Parents, check the library website for information about how to get a library card for your child. Suggested for preschoolers through 6th graders.
 
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Sunday, 26th Apr
2:00 pm
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Children can read to a certified therapy dog. The R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program gives kids the opportunity to practice and enjoy reading in a fun, low stress environment. No registration required. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot when you arrive.
 
Monday, 27th Apr
5:30 pm
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Bi-monthly meeting where members and guests practice their public speaking skills and refine their leadership skills
 
6:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
April General Membership Meeting
 
Tuesday, 28th Apr
2:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Now that youve gathered mountains of research this spring, what do you do with it? Riley County Genealogical Society experts will share how to keep your research organized so you can begin telling your family story. Guests of RCGS will be present with examples of their own completed projects, with time available for questions.
 
Wednesday, 29th Apr
7:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Qtrly meeting
 
7:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Bible Study
 
Thursday, 30th Apr
6:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Look for the library booth at Lee Elementary’s Learning Fair! We will have information about Summer Reading and a children’s librarian will be available to answer any questions you have.
 
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Join us for for lively and thought-provoking discussions of great literature. Tonight’s book is “The Mill on the Floss” by George Eliot with discussion leader Margy Stewart.=0D=0A=0D=0AIn “The Mill on the Floss” Maggie is finally poised to escape her painful past and to enter into the intoxicating world of higher society, despite the warnings of her more cautious brother.=0D=0A=0D=0AMargy Stewart is retired from teaching English at Washburn University and is co-founder of Prairie Heritage Institute. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin. Stewart joined the KHC TALK program as a discussion leader in 2008.