Special Events

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Wednesday, 9th Sep
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
Play some fun parachute games with us! Suggested for grades K-3.
 
Friday, 25th Sep
10:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Join us at Sunset Zoo for fun turtle stories presented by library and zoo staff. Meet a live animal from the zoo's education program. Free admission for families attending the Zoofari Tails program.
 
Wednesday, 7th Oct
3:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Fun games and activities based on the Little House on the Prairie book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. For grades K-6.
 
Thursday, 22nd Oct
2:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
What can you make out of a cardboard box? Join us for crafting fun at this party, and we'll provide the supplies you need. For grades K-3.
 
Saturday, 24th Oct
5:30 pm
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Fear, angst, and horror, OH MY! Tweens can come have a night of fright after the library closes its doors. We will play games and do activities relating to Halloween. Does you have what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? Will you be able to overcome your fear? If you have the courage, registration begins September 24th. For grades 4-6. ENTER IF YOU DARE!
 
Friday, 30th Oct
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Celebrate Halloween with us at the library! Hear some not-so-spooky stories, come dressed in costume if you'd like, and trick or treat around the library after the storytime. Suggested for children ages 2 and up.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Celebrate Halloween at the library! Hear some not-so-spooky stories, come dressed in costume if you'd like, and trick or treat around the library after the storytime. Suggested for ages 2 and up.
 
Wednesday, 4th Nov
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Join us as we dedicate a party completely to cupcakes! Attendees will learn the some simple rules of baking, participate in a cupcake relay race, and even compete in a cupcake decorating contest. If you love cupcakes as much as we do, than this is the party for you! For grades 4-6.
 
Friday, 20th Nov
midday
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4 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
Make some holiday cards with us at this come and go event. We will provide all the supplies you will need. Suggested for preschool - tweens (ages 3-12).
 
Tuesday, 1st Dec
6:30 pm
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Join us for festive stories and songs about Christmas. After the storytime, children are invited to tell Santa what is on their wish list.
 
Wednesday, 2nd Dec
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Join us for festive stories and songs about Christmas. After the storytime, children are invited to tell Santa what is on their wish list.