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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

A Summer of Salads or Burgers, You Decide

by John Pecoraro, Assistant Director

May is National Salad Month, so that’s good news for those of us who want to eat lean and green this summer. May is also National Hamburger Month. That’s also good news for those of us who love al…

Summer Reading Begins May 30

Summer reading has an important mission: to motivate kids, teens, and adults to read for fun, and help prevent learning loss while school is out. To accomplish this mission, the Manhattan Public Library has partnered with local business…

Summer of Heroes

Jessica Long, Children’s Library Assistant

Every hero has a story, and you can discover them all at the library this summer. Super heroes will take over the library during summer reading with books, prizes, and programs for everyone fr…

Storytime at Sunset Zoo on Friday, May 22!

Get ready for a fantastic treat! ZOOfari Tails Storytime will be held at Sunset Zoo on Friday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m. with free admission to families attending the event. We’ll growl, roar, dance, and sing while we listen to fun stories to…

The Best New Books!

By Marcia Allen, Collection Development

There’s always a bounty of wonderful new adult books at the library in the spring.  With so many to choose from, it’s difficult to narrow your picks to just a special few.  Here’s a very li…

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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Thursday, 28th May
3:30 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Open to 7th-12th grade students who are interested in making the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections and have fun at the same time! To get on the roster, simply attend a meeting.
 
Saturday, 30th May
10:00 am
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends’ Room
Have fun playing interesting board games, sponsored by Goblin Games! Sign up for the teen, adult or children’s Summer Reading Program while you are here, and win great prizes this summer. =0D=0AGames available for ages 9 and up.
 
Monday, 1st Jun
6:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Bring your cards for a chance to duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh! gamers, trade cards, and enter to win a prize in our drawing. (There will not be a formal tournament.)