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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

What’s Happening, Manhattan?

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

Homecoming and pumpkins and trick-or-treaters, oh my! Fall is officially here, and with it, all the exciting seasonal activities. Homecoming and Halloween are center stage both this weekend a…

Do you have a Revolutionary Heart?

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…

Share Books to Introduce Fire Safety

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…

Teens at the Library

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…

Librar-atory

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…

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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Saturday, 25th Oct
9:30 am
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Health group
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
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A 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.
 
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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Monday, 27th Oct
9:30 am
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A 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 am
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A 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 pm
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Bi-monthly meeting where members and guests practice their public speaking skills and learn leadership skills
 
6:30 pm
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meeting
 
Tuesday, 28th Oct
5:45 pm
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Meet the Doulas night
 
Wednesday, 29th Oct
7:00 pm
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Bible study
 
Thursday, 30th Oct
9:30 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A 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.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A 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.
 
11:45 am
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Sunflower CASA will be holding an informational session for community members, to not only educate them about the services CASA provides, but to also educate them about how they can get involved. Sunflower CASA project serves abused and neglected children ages birth to 18 in the court system by training volunteers to advocate on behalf of their best interests. Sunflower CASA Project serves children in Riley, Clay, and Pottawatomie Counties. The informational session is open to all Manhattan area community members who are interested.
 
7:00 pm
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We have the special treat of the author joining us to discuss her book! Revolutionary Heart tells the story of a charismatic Kansas suffragist and abolitionist who helped pave the way for revolutionary changes.