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, 11th Sep
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library - 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 on a topic, followed by a group activity. Suggested for grades K-6.
 
Saturday, 20th Sep
10:00 am
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2 hours
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Off-Site
Join us for the first ever Parents as Teachers "Read and Roll Day!" at the Riley County Family and Child Resource Center at 2101 Claflin. It will consist of a one-mile walk and stroller roll for the whole family with three literacy stations along the way, as well as a book give-away. Library staff will present mini-storytimes and early literacy tips at one station. In case of bad weather, the event will be held indoors at the resource center.
 
Thursday, 9th Oct
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library - 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 on a topic, followed by a group activity. Suggested for grades K-6.
 
Saturday, 11th Oct
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Location: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends' Room
Celebrate Star Wars Reads day with fun events going on throughout the day including crafts, obstacle course, photo booth, a Wookie yelling contest, movie showings, trivia, door prizes, and more!
 
Thursday, 6th Nov
5:00 pm
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2 hours, 15 minutes
Location: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting Room
Jan Thomas book signing in conjunction w/Kansas Reads to Preschoolers
 
Thursday, 13th Nov
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location: Manhattan Public Library - 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 on a topic, followed by a group activity. Suggested for grades K-6.