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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

Celebrate Screen-Free Week May 4-10

Screen-free week is an annual, international celebration when families, schools, and communities swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. Instead of watching tv, surfing the web, or playing with apps, they read…

Scared of technology?

By Danielle Schapaugh, Public Relations Coordinator

There’s a secret group of people out there (code name EVERYONE) who can sometimes feel intimidated by technology. It almost seems as if technology has constructed a new culture with a…

Library Card Day on Saturday, April 25 from 10-2

Members of the Junior League of the Flint Hills will be giving away free books to kids ages 0-13 at the library on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is their annual Library Card Day event to encourage families to use the…

ZOOfari Tails Storytime: Llama Drama

The next ZOOfari Storytime is this Friday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m., and it’s all about llamas! Bring your kiddos ages 0-5 to the library on Friday  to hear Mr. Brian and staff from the Sunset Zoo read the stories Maria had a Llama, Llama…

A Playful Destination

By Jennifer Bergen, Children’s Services Manager

The new layout of the Children’s Room has provided opportunity for more interactive features to engage children while they are at the library looking for books, learning about somet…

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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Tuesday, 28th Apr
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Now that youve gathered mountains of research this spring, what do you do with it? Riley County Genealogical Society experts will share how to keep your research organized so you can begin telling your family story. Guests of RCGS will be present with examples of their own completed projects, with time available for questions.
 
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Wednesday, 29th Apr
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Qtrly meeting
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 15 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Bible Study
 
Thursday, 30th Apr
6:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Look for the library booth at Lee Elementary’s Learning Fair! We will have information about Summer Reading and a children’s librarian will be available to answer any questions you have.
 
7:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Join us for for lively and thought-provoking discussions of great literature. Tonight’s book is “The Mill on the Floss” by George Eliot with discussion leader Margy Stewart.=0D=0A=0D=0AIn “The Mill on the Floss” Maggie is finally poised to escape her painful past and to enter into the intoxicating world of higher society, despite the warnings of her more cautious brother.=0D=0A=0D=0AMargy Stewart is retired from teaching English at Washburn University and is co-founder of Prairie Heritage Institute. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin. Stewart joined the KHC TALK program as a discussion leader in 2008.
 
Saturday, 2nd May
9:00 am
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Family Employment Awareness Training
 
9:00 am
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Family Employment Awareness Training
 
Sunday, 3rd May
1:00 pm
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Intellectual discussion of philosophy, morality, and ideologies. This week’s topic: should religion be central to government? Under high school senior/junior leadership.