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World War I

John Pecoraro, Assistant Director, Manhattan Public Library
One hundred years ago on July 28, 1914, the Great War, the War to End All Wars, started in Europe. By the time of the armistice ending the war on November 11, 1918, the conflict…

Spotlight On: Community Profiles

by Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian

Are you new to Manhattan, or are you looking for a local organization or support group? From garden clubs to autism support groups, you can find the resources you’re looking for in the Manhatta…

KSBN Focus: The Ghost Map

By Marcia Allen, Technical Services Manager

Each academic year, the K-State Book Network (KSBN) selects an exceptional book for a common reading experience. In conjunction with that all-university-read, campus activities, classroom…

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…

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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Lower Level Atrium
Ginny Barnard, the Riley County Extension Agent for Health, Nutrition, Food, and Safety, will take you through the gruesome details of contamination. Through hands-on experiments, you will learn just how quickly germs spread from person to person, explore the circumstances that create water contamination, and learn how to prevent the spread of disease.