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LATEST NEWS FROM THE STACKS

World Book Night in Manhattan!

Manhattan Public Library is excited to announce our participation in World Book Night 2014. World Book Night is a global celebration of books and community in honor of the literary contributions of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervante…

Survey Says!

We want to hear from you! Beginning April 14 and continuing through May 11, MPL is conducting an online survey to understand how patrons use the library’s technology so we can provide resources and services that are valuable to the commun…

Relax at Your Stress-free Library

John Pecoraro, Assistant Director, Manhattan Public Library

Stress is everywhere in our lives. It seems that the world has grown smaller, time has grown shorter, we try to do more with less, and the stress piles up. What can we do about…

Jackie Robinson Anniversary

On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball–playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was also the 1947 Rookie of the Year. Learn more about his struggles and his story with these book…

National D.E.A.R. Day!

It’s National Drop Everything And Read Day–a special reading celebration to remind families to make reading together every day a family priority. Pick up your favorite book and start reading!!…

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Wednesday, 16th Apr
6:30 pm
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library – Auditorium
Service Unit
 
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Friday, 18th Apr
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library – Auditorium
Explore your wild side at a fun party to celebrate the popular “Warriors” books by Erin Hunter. Get your own warrior name and play capture-the-prey, where warriors guard their territory borders and venture into enemy lands. You’ll even get to make your own cat-ear headband! Suggested for grades 3-6.
 
Saturday, 19th Apr
9:30 am
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2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Manhattan Public Library – Auditorium
Meeting
 
10:00 am
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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Groesbeck Meeting Room
Meeting
 
11:00 am
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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Lower Level Atrium
A lively story and music session led by a librarian or community member every Saturday morning. Families are encouraged to attend together to sing, dance, and enjoy great stories, and an adult caregiver must attend with children age 2 or younger.
 
Monday, 21st Apr
10:00 am
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Come join us for a fun play time with puppets, blocks, and other activities for your babies and toddlers to enjoy! Librarians will also share information about early literacy for this age group. Come-and-go event.
 
6:30 pm
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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Friends’ Room
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Tuesday, 22nd Apr
7:00 pm
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Town Meeting
 
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