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LATEST NEWS FROM THE STACKS

Celebrate Earth Day with a Party for the Planet at Sunset Zoo!!

Enjoy a day filled with family-friendly Earth Day activities this Saturday at Sunset Zoo! Check their web site for a schedule of activities.  Check out these books at MPL to see what you can do to help our planet!…

Support Teen Literature Day

Today is Support Teen Literature Day!  Stop by our Young Adult Area and pick out a book to read–the variety of themes and the excellent writing makes young adult fiction and nonfiction appeal to all ages–not just teens!  And check out t…

Learn more about Flint Hills weather

Tonight at 7:00, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is hosting a program about the weather here in the Flint Hills. For more information, check their web site.  MPL also has lots of materials to learn more about weather and how it affects us…

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…

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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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2 hours
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.
 
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Monday, 21st Apr
10:00 am
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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Storytime Room
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
carve wood
 
Tuesday, 22nd Apr
7:00 pm
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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Auditorium
Town Meeting
 
Wednesday, 23rd Apr
6:00 pm
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4 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Manhattan Public Library – Off-Site
An annual celebration of the printed word to honor the lives and work of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.Library staff and volunteers will give away free books at the following locations:6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Hibachi Hut and City Park7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Aggieville, Varsity Donuts, and Bluestem Bistro8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Little Apple Brewery10:00 p.m. – ? Aggie Central Station
 
Thursday, 24th Apr
3:30 pm
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Students are invited to learn, watch and play chess. Beginners will learn basic rules and tactics, and more experienced players can improve their skills. Each meeting will include a short lesson on chess strategy from 4:00-4:30. Suggested for 5th-12th graders, but all students are welcome. Instruction and supervision provided by KSU Chess Club. Usually meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 3:30-6:00 p.m.
 
3:30 pm
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The Teen Library Advisory Board is open to 7th-12 grade students who are interested in making the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections and have fun at the same time. Come check out one of our meetings at any time.
 
5:45 pm
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Meeting
 
7:00 pm
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Book Discussion: Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
 
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