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If you approached the polls this November and were blocked at the door, what would you do? If you were insulted, ridiculed, told you were less than a person and not intelligent enough to participate, would you simply go home or would yo…
By Jennifer Adams, Children’s Services Manager
During National Fire Prevention Week, our local firefighters visited schools to talk to students about fire safety and prevention, show them some equipment they use and make sure they woul…
by Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian
Teenagers in Manhattan and surrounding areas have many opportunities to be a part of Manhattan Public Library. Not only can teens have access to materials and activities, but they also have the cha…
by Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian
Did you know that lightning strikes produce O3 which is ozone, and strengthen the ozone layer of the atmosphere?
Even if we don’t often think about the topic of chemistry outside of a school…
Keri Mills, Young Adult Librarian
The Teens’ Top Ten is a teens’ choice list sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Each year, teens nominate their favorite books from the previous year. Nominations are po…
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Thursday, 23rd Oct3:30 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomHelp make the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections, earn community service credit, and have fun!
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, 24th Oct10:00 am40 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Off-SiteCome join us AT SUNSET ZOO for this month’s ZOOfari Tails storytime, featuring stories about owls! Free admission for families attending the ZOOfari Tails program. Children’s librarians and zoo docents will read “Little Owl Lost”, “Owl Babies”, and “I’m Not Scared”. Zoo staff will then show and tell about live screech owls! Monthly book give-away will be sponsored by Claflin Books. Families who attend at least 6 Zoofari programs can be entered into a drawing for a free one-year Friends of Sunset Zoo family membership. (drawing in December)
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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday, 25th Oct9:30 am1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomHealth group11:00 am30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level AtriumA lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, rhymes, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 2 to 5. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under. Monday, 27th Oct9:30 am30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level AtriumA lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, rhymes, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 2 to 5. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.11:00 am25 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level AtriumA storytime designed for infants and toddlers. Enjoy bouncy rhymes, nursery songs, short books, music, and baby sign language. Suggested for 0-24 months. Caregivers participate with children.5:30 pm2 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomBi-monthly meeting where members and guests practice their public speaking skills and learn leadership skills6:30 pm2 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Roommeeting Tuesday, 28th Oct5:45 pm2 hours, 45 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomMeet the Doulas night Wednesday, 29th Oct7:00 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomBible study