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by Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian
The question always asked about books made into movies is—which was better…book or film? And which should come first—read the book, then watch the film, or watch the film then delve into th…
Summer reading activities are wrapping up and the final day to claim prizes is Saturday, August 1.
Two special events will finish the season. Tuesday’s Super Reader Night, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., will offer fun for the entire family. Bring…
by Marcia Allen, Collection Development Librarian
We all know that Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman is the book to read this summer. We’ve seen the reviews, both good and bad, that make the title very tempting, and the high number of…
By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian
The use of audiobooks is on the rise for all ages, and Manhattan Public Library has a lot to offer, both digitally and in CD format. With an MPL card, you can check out five physical audiobooks at…
by Keri Mills, Young Adult Librarian
It’s hard to believe that 2015 is more than half over already! It’s a good time to review some of the hottest YA books of the year so far. This is just the tip of the iceberg, but here are a few b…
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MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday, 8th Aug9:00 am3 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Roommonthly mtg2:30 pm1 hourLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomGeneral meeting. Monday, 10th Aug5:30 pm2 hoursLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomBi-monthly meeting where members and guests practice their public speaking skills and refine their leadership techniques5:45 pm2 hours, 30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at AuditoriumFoster Parent Training Tuesday, 11th Aug6:00 pm1 hour, 30 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Friends’ RoomABS6:15 pm2 hours, 15 minutesLocation:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting RoomPlanning the 2016 Constitution Bee & Board Meeting