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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

In Defense of the Graphic Novel

By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

The concept of telling stories through images has been around since the beginning of time. The idea has evolved in many ways, including the introduction of the comic book. From superhero stories to b…

Pack the Kids in the Stroller and Roll on Over!

This Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to noon, join us for the first ever Roll and Read day at the Riley County Family and Child Resource Center at 2101 Claflin Blvd.

Walk, push a stroller, or pull a wagon over a one-mile course, stop…

Library Tips and Tricks: Readers Advisory at the Library

By Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian

Have you ever finished a book and, with a sigh, thought you would never be able to find another author whose writing appealed to you as much? Or have you walked into the library and wandered in t…

How to Become a Lifelong Learner

By Danielle Schapaugh, Public Relations Coordinator

Wikipedia tells me that lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.” To me, it means becoming…

What’s Happening, Manhattan? Early Fall 2014

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

As the new school year swings into full gear and the weather slowly starts to change from summer to fall, we can’t help but get excited about the great activities that are going on in the area….

Today
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Monday, 22nd Sep
5:30 pm
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Bi-monthly meeting
 
6:30 pm
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meet to talk about carving
 
Tomorrow
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Tuesday, 23rd Sep
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Location: Manhattan Public Library – Technology Center Classroom
Lynda.com trial
 
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Meeting
 
Next Few Days
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Wednesday, 24th Sep
9:00 am
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Lynda.com trial
 
6:00 pm
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Civic meeting
 
7:00 pm
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bible study
 
Thursday, 25th Sep
8:00 am
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1 hour, 30 minutes
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Monthly meeting
 
9:00 am
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Lynda.com trial
 
9:30 am
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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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Help make the library a more teen-friendly place. Share your input on teen programs and collections, earn community service credit, and have fun!
 
3:30 pm
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Chess instruction
 
5:30 pm
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Monthly meeting.