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What’s Happening, Manhattan?!

by Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

School has started for Manhattan students and KSU students are slowly rolling back into town for the fall semester. As the summer comes to a close, there are many events coming up this weekend that wil…

Back to School at K-State

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

K-12 students may have been back in school for almost two weeks, but student…


Keri Mills
Young Adult Librarian

The series, “Sherlock,” premiered in 2010 and has since gained legions of followers. If you are one of the many, like myself, who have been “Sherlocked,” then you were unhappy with the news that…

August Construction Update

By Danielle Schapaugh, Public Relations Coordinator

The year is flying by and the children’s library expansion is flying right along with it.

The limestone masonry that defines so many of the beautiful buildings in Manhattan is almo…

Tips for Keeping Information Safe Online

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

My very first email account was through AOL in 1996. I didn’t get much email–after all, I was a teenager and I hardly knew anyone outside of my small hometown, where we barely got internet ser…