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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

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…

It’s Gardening Time!

by Susan Withee, Adult Services Manager

The tulips, redbuds, and forsythia of early spring have given way to lilacs, bridal wreath, and iris. It’s time to clean out the planting beds, wander home stores and nurseries, and browse catalo…

Today
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Saturday, 23rd May
10:30 am
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Meeting
 
1:00 pm
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Intellectual discussion of unconventional and conventional ideologies. Under high school junior and senior leadership.
 
Tomorrow
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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Tuesday, 26th May
6:30 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Board Meeting; Election of Officers, Planning for 2016 Constitution Bee
 
Wednesday, 27th May
2:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
Kids are invited to play Wii games on our big screen. Sign up in the Storytime Room starting at 2:00. Staff will make sure everyone gets a turn.
 
4:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Interview
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Volunteer Meeting
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 15 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Bible Study
 
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.
 
5:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Monthly Meeting.
 
5:45 pm
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2 hours, 15 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
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