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How to Read More

As the new year approaches, you may find yourself with goals to slow down and enrich your life by adding activities that you thoroughly…

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Icons in the World of Music: The Latest in Unforgettable Biographies

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…

Relax with Holiday Books and Movies!

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…

December Construction Update

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,…

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Friday, 19th Dec
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Join 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.
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