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by John Pecoraro, Assistant Director
Today is the Winter Solstice, the first day of winter, and the shortest day of the year. You have 9 hours, 33 minutes, and 11 seconds of daylight to work with today. What will you do with yours? If r…
Watch the online course How to Use Lynda.com
Your Manhattan Public Library card now gives you access to the 4,595 video courses on Lynda.com. All you have to do is follow the link http://www.mhklibrary.org/go/lynda/ , enter your library…
By Marcia Allen, Collection Development
Hard times were a daily reality for Elmo and Mamie Lewis in the state of Louisiana during the 1930s. Elmo made a living sharecropping and sometimes cooking whiskey, until he was caught and sentence…
The holiday hustle and bustle is upon us, with lists galore of things to do and shopping and baking to finish. It is often difficult to find time to sit down and just relax. A great way to escape the holiday rush is with a book or film abou…
by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian
We now wrapping up the final stages of the Children’s Expansion Project, and while each step has been exciting, it seems like all of the fun stuff came in at once! If you’ve been in the library,…
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Thursday, 18th Dec10:45 am3 hours, 30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomEducational3:30 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!
- Next Few Days
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, 19th Dec10:00 am30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Off-SiteJoin us at Sunset Zoo for the last ZOOfari Tails storytime of 2014! Children’s librarians and zoo docents will read stories and lead songs. Zoo staff will show animals or animal artifacts after the stories. We will have a drawing for the monthly book give-away sponsored by Claflin Books, and we will draw a name from the 2014 punch cards for a free one-year Friends of Sunset Zoo family membership.