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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

Lynda.Com: Helping You Learn in the New Year

by Heather Strafuss, Assistant Circulation Manager

Lynda.com is now a resource you can use with your library card, and they have lots of fantastic tutorials on how to help improve certain skills in your life.

As part of the library’…

Martin Luther King, Jr. 2015 Art and Writing Contest

by Keri Mills, Young Adult Librarian

Manhattan Public Library (MPL) hosted and sponsored the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Art and Writing Contest, which has been an important part of MLK Day events for over 15 years. The theme for th…

Great Start to the Year in Children’s Dept.

Thank you to the community for celebrating our Children’s Room Grand Opening with us on Saturday, January 17th! It was a fun-filled afternoon of music, activities, costumed characters, balloons, cookies and more!  Special thank goes out to…

Winter Book Series Tackles British Classics

by Susan Withee, Adult Services Manager

With the holiday season behind us and 2015 ahead, Manhattan Public Library is happy to resume monthly readers’ events for adults and will again host our annual winter series of TALK book discussi…

MLK Art and Writing Contest Winners Announced

ART
Honorable Mentions

Grade category           Name                                             Teacher/School (if applicable)

9-12                       Ame…

Today
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Friday, 30th Jan
12:15 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Training
 
Tomorrow
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Saturday, 31st Jan
10:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
Learn about nature at this fun storytime! Enjoy books, songs, and activities that celebrate our wonderful world. Storytime will be outside in the library’s garden, weather permitting. Suggested for all ages.
 
Next Few Days
MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Add to google calendarRefresh calendars
Monday, 2nd Feb
9:30 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
An active storytime for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
11:00 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
1:00 pm
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4 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Prepare Taxes
 
2:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
Tutoring
 
6:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends’ Room
Bring your cards for a chance to duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh! gamers, trade cards, and enter to win a prize in our drawing.
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Troop Leaders Meeting
 
Tuesday, 3rd Feb
9:30 am
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7 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Tax Preperation
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
Learn about nature at this fun storytime! Enjoy books, songs, and activities that celebrate our wonderful world. Storytime will be outside in the library’s garden, weather permitting. Suggested for all ages.
 
1:30 pm
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
An interactive storytime where children can enjoy learning with longer books, fun props, exciting music, and activities that challenge growing minds. Suggested for ages 4-6. Children may attend independently.
 
4:30 pm
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3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Prepare Taxes
 
6:30 pm
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
This storytime features fun stories, action rhymes, music, and games. Certain storytimes will include a Night for Knowledge, which is geared at helping children and caregivers familiarize themselves with the new Children’s Room! Families are encouraged to attend together, and caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
6:30 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Planning Constitution Bee for March 1
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Monthly leader’s meeting
 
Wednesday, 4th Feb
9:30 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
10:00 am
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Meeting
 
11:00 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
An active storytime for toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Fun stories, action rhymes, and music will get toddlers moving and learning. Suggested for 18-36 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
6:30 pm
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Bible Study
 
6:45 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Training
 
7:00 pm
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1 hour
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ Room
bible study
 
Thursday, 5th Feb
9:30 am
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25 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.
 
9:30 am
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10 hours, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Tax Preperation
 
11:00 am
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30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Storytime Room
A lively story and music session with great picture books, action songs, and dancing with scarves or a parachute. Suggested for ages 3 and up. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.
 
6:45 pm
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1 hour, 45 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Monthly meeting