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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

Adventures in Technology

Betty is a library patron who is legally blind and has some hearing loss. She loves to read, has an active social life, walks in the park as often as she can, and she loves her new iPhone and iPad. You may be wondering how all of this is po…

Super Reader Success

Readers in the Manhattan Public Library’s 2015 summer reading program broke all the records. This year, 2,488 kids younger than age 13 read an impressive total of 950,197 minutes. Teen reading doubled, with a total of 625,941 minutes read…

Electronic Devices and Resources for Kids

By Jennifer Bergen, Youth Services Manager

Tired of your child making off with your iPad, tablet or phone?  Soon the library will have kids’ tablets available for check out, preloaded with fun and engaging learning apps for children a…

Summer’s the Time for Blockbusters

by John Pecoraro,  Assistant Director

Movie buffs always look forward to summer anticipating the release of major motion pictures.  Summer blockbusters have often been record-breakers in terms of revenue generated for movie studios, bu…

Fall Films Based on Books

by Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian

The question always asked about books made into movies is—which was better…book or film? And which should come first—read the book, then watch the film, or watch the film then delve into th…

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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Saturday, 29th Aug
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A lively story and music session with great stories, songs, and dancing. Families are encouraged to attend together, and an adult caregiver must attend with children ages 2 and under.
 
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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Monday, 31st Aug
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
An active storytime for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
11:00 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Auction committee meeting
 
Tuesday, 1st Sep
7:45 am
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8 hours, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Fall Youth Workshop
 
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
An active storytime for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, and activities. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Parent Meeting
 
Wednesday, 2nd Sep
9:00 am
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4 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Evaluation
 
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, and activities. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
An active storytime for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for ages 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
6:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
organizational meeting
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
bible study
 
Thursday, 3rd Sep
9:30 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, and activities. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
5:30 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
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