Special Events

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Tuesday, 13th Dec
6:30 pm
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Librarians will present festive stories and songs about Christmas. Each child will get a jingle bell bracelet to take home. After the storytime, children are invited to tell Santa what is on their wish list.
 
Wednesday, 14th Dec
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Librarians will present festive stories and songs about Christmas. Each child will get a jingle bell bracelet to take home. After the storytime, children are invited to tell Santa what is on their wish list.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Librarians will present festive stories and songs about Christmas. Each child will get a jingle bell bracelet to take home. After the storytime, children are invited to tell Santa what is on their wish list.
 
Tuesday, 20th Dec
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
A wintry storytime with books, rhymes and activities about snow, including a cotton ball snowman craft. Suggested for ages 2-5. Children are welcome to bring in a hat or pair of mittens/gloves for the library's Mitten Tree. Items are donated to local daycare centers or organizations that serve people in need.
 
Tuesday, 27th Dec
11:00 am
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45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Library staff will read some of the "Fly Guy" books by Tedd Arnold, kids can meet a live bug from the Sunset Zoo, run in a flyswatter relay race, and make a fly craft to take home. Suggested for preschool-3rd grade.
 
Thursday, 29th Dec
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Minecrafters unite! Take a turn playing Minecraft as a group in the library's technology classroom.
 
Tuesday, 3rd Jan
9:00 am
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Read and play with some wonderful books! We will have activities set up in the Storytime Room that involve puppets, toys, and reading games related to picture books. Come and go event.
 
Thursday, 5th Jan
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Music and activities for babies and their parents or caregivers. More details soon.
 
Wednesday, 11th Jan
11:00 am
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45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Does your toddler or preschooler love to dance? Children can dance to exciting music and listen to some wonderful stories. Suggested for ages 2 and up.
 
Thursday, 12th Jan
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Music and activities for babies and their parents or caregivers. More details soon.
 
Saturday, 14th Jan
11:00 am
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45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Does your toddler or preschooler love to dance? Children can dance to exciting music and listen to some wonderful stories. Suggested for ages 2 and up.
 
Monday, 16th Jan
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all day
1 day
Location:Manhattan Public Library
Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with us! Kids can make a craft to take home, and we will have craft supplies available throughout the day.=0D=0A
 
Tuesday, 17th Jan
9:00 am
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3 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Read and play with some wonderful books! We will have activities set up in the Storytime Room that involve puppets, toys, and reading games related to picture books. Come and go event.
 
Thursday, 19th Jan
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Music and activities for babies and their parents or caregivers. More details soon.
 
Friday, 10th Feb
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Express yourself in a creative way with crafts at the library. Suggested for grades K-6.
 
Thursday, 16th Feb
3:00 pm
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45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
Solve a math mystery inspired by the TV show "Odd Squad." Suggested for grades K-3.
 
Friday, 17th Feb
1:00 pm
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5 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library
Play some classic board games at the library! Come and go event. Suggested for grades K-6.
 
Thursday, 2nd Mar
4:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Tami Borck Storytime Room
It's Dr. Seuss's birthday, let's do some crafts and play! Come and go event. Suggested for preschool-grade 3.