Special Events

Special events for children will resume in fall/winter 2014 after construction for the children’s library expansion has been completed. Thank you for your patience as we grow.

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Thursday, 9th Oct
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Join us the 2nd Thursday of the month for a program geared toward families practicing home education. Library staff will present stories and information about forensic science, followed by a group activity. Suggested for grades K-6.
 
Saturday, 11th Oct
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all day
1 day
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Celebrate Star Wars Reads day with fun events going on throughout the day for all ages. Be sure to wear your costume to earn a chance in our prize drawing. Mingle with members of the 501st Legion costuming organization.=0D=0A10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Crafts and Trivia=0D=0A10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Jedi Training Academy=0D=0A11:00 a.m. Movie Showing=0D=0A12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Star Wars Photo Booth=0D=0A12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Wookie Yelling Contest=0D=0A1:00 p.m. Star Wars Chamber Music=0D=0A2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Star Wars Spoofs=0D=0A2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Star Wars Trivia and Door Prizes=0D=0A3:00 p.m. Movie Showing
 
Thursday, 6th Nov
5:00 pm
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2 hours, 15 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Join us for a book signing with Jan Thomas, the author of the Kansas Reads to Preschoolers 2014 book, ""Is Everyone Ready for Fun?"" as well as many other delightfully humorous picture books, like ""Rhyming Dust Bunnies"" and ""Let's Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy."" =0D=0A=0D=0ABooks will be available for purchase on site.
 
Thursday, 13th Nov
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Join us the 2nd Thursday of the month for a program geared toward families practicing home education. Library staff will present stories and information about art exploration, followed by a group activity. Suggested for grades K-6.
 
Thursday, 11th Dec
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Join us the 2nd Thursday of the month for a program geared toward families practicing home education. Library staff will present stories and information about ancient Egypt, followed by a group activity. Suggested for grades K-6.