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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

Friends of the Library

Did you know…theManhattan Library Association has a long history in our community?

A group of pioneer men formed the Manhattan Literary Institute in 1856 to “encourage industry, promote virtue, and mutually assist each other in the a…

Celebrating All Things Pasta

by John Pecoraro,  Assistant Director

Nothing says Italy like pasta. Some historians believe that Marco Polo introduced noodles to Italy after his journeys to China. There is evidence, however, that the Romans used durum wheat to make a…

What’s Happening, Manhattan?

by Alphild Dick, Adult Services Librarian

Homecoming and pumpkins and trick-or-treaters, oh my! Fall is officially here, and with it, all the exciting seasonal activities. Homecoming and Halloween are center stage both this weekend a…

Do you have a Revolutionary Heart?

If you approached the polls this November and were blocked at the door, what would you do? If you were insulted, ridiculed, told you were less than a person and not intelligent enough to participate, would you give up and go home or wo…

Share Books to Introduce Fire Safety

By Jennifer Adams, Children’s Services Manager

During National Fire Prevention Week, our local firefighters visited schools to talk to students about fire safety and prevention, show them some equipment they use and make sure they woul…

Today
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Thursday, 30th Oct
9:30 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A storytime designed for infants and toddlers. Enjoy bouncy rhymes, nursery songs, short books, music, and baby sign language. Suggested for 0-24 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, rhymes, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 2 to 5. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
11:45 am
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1 hour, 15 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Sunflower CASA will be holding an informational session for community members, to not only educate them about the services CASA provides, but to also educate them about how they can get involved. Sunflower CASA project serves abused and neglected children ages birth to 18 in the court system by training volunteers to advocate on behalf of their best interests. Sunflower CASA Project serves children in Riley, Clay, and Pottawatomie Counties. The informational session is open to all Manhattan area community members who are interested.
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
We have the special treat of the author joining us to discuss her book! Revolutionary Heart tells the story of a charismatic Kansas suffragist and abolitionist who helped pave the way for revolutionary changes.
 
Tomorrow
Next Few Days
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Saturday, 1st Nov
9:45 am
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2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Support Group Meeting
 
10:30 am
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Teach proper babywearing
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, rhymes, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 2 to 5. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
Monday, 3rd Nov
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, rhymes, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 2 to 5. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
11:00 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
A storytime designed for infants and toddlers. Enjoy bouncy rhymes, nursery songs, short books, music, and baby sign language. Suggested for 0-24 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
6:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Lower Level Atrium
Duel with fellow Yu Gi Oh gamers, trade cards, and have a chance to win a prize in our prize drawing.
 
Tuesday, 4th Nov
7:00 am
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14 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Voting
 
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Come learn the ins and outs of the updated FamilySearch.org website and other state and local genealogy resources with the experts from the Riley County Genealogical Society.
 
Wednesday, 5th Nov
7:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Bible Study