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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

Share Books to Introduce Fire Safety

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 equi…

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…

2014 Teens’ Top Ten

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…

Those are my relatives??!!

by Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian

Popular here at Manhattan Public Library are our Genealogy Resources. We have many print resources—books such as Genealogy Online for Dummies, Charting your Family History:  Includes Legacy; F…

Today
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Monday, 20th Oct
6:30 pm
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meeting
 
Tomorrow
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Tuesday, 21st Oct
1:30 pm
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Tech Tuesday along with Tech Classroom
 
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Expand your knowledge of the Ancestry.com website, which is available to use here at Manhattan Public Library and at the Riley County Genealogy Library. Riley County Genealogical Society experts will lead you through some of the more detailed features of Ancestry.com, with plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction.
 
6:30 pm
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Board Meeting / Planning
 
Next Few Days
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Wednesday, 22nd Oct
7:00 pm
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1 hour
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Bible study
 
Thursday, 23rd 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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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.
 
3:30 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Help make the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections, earn community service credit, and have fun!
 
Friday, 24th Oct
10:00 am
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Come 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)
 
Saturday, 25th Oct
9:30 am
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Health group
 
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.