Register for a free library card online, then bring your I.D. to the library’s Circulation Desk.
Free access to thousands of professional software, design, and business training courses with your library card. Learn more
Download free ebooks and audiobooks with your library card.
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…
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…
by Marcia Allen, Collection Development
I just finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel, The Buried Giant, and I was stunned by the superb quality of the writing and the subtle levels of meaning within the story. I am sure that I…
By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian
When you think about your reading life as a child, do you remember going through phases? Maybe you couldn’t get enough of the Berenstain Bears as a preschooler? Maybe there was a time when Nanc…
by Keri Mills, Young Adult Librarian
With spring just around the corner, that means it is once again time for baseball, the all American pastime. To get yourself ready, or just to impress your friends with your vast knowledge, why not re…
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday, 18th Apr12:30 pm2 hours, 45 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomIn-service training3:30 pm30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Off-SiteMr. Brian will present storytime at Sunset Zoo’s “Party for the Planet” event. Visit www.sunsetzoo.com for more details and a schedule for their event.
- Next Few Days
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Tuesday, 21st Apr6:30 pm2 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at AuditoriumDebrief 2015 Constitution Bee, elections of new officers, and the way forward for the 2016 Constitution Bee. Wednesday, 22nd Apr3:00 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomPreschool Retreat5:30 pm2 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Roominformational meeting7:00 pm1 hour, 15 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomBible Study Thursday, 23rd Apr3:00 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomPreschool Retreat3:30 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomOpen to 7th-12th 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! To get on the roster, simply attend a meeting.5:15 pm3 hours, 30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomMonthly meeting of our local not for profit disc golf club.5:45 pm2 hours, 45 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at AuditoriumTraining6:45 pm1 hour, 45 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Roommonthly meeting Friday, 24th Apr10:00 am30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime RoomJoin us for animal-themed stories presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children can also explore interesting animal biofacts from the zoo such as furs, feathers, and skulls! Some programs include a live animal as well.3:00 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomPreschool Retreat