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LATEST NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY

It’s Gardening Time!

by Susan Withee, Adult Services Manager

The tulips, redbuds, and forsythia of early spring have given way to lilacs, bridal wreath, and iris. It’s time to clean out the planting beds, wander home stores and nurseries, and browse catalo…

Celebrate Screen-Free Week May 4-10

Screen-free week is an annual, international celebration when families, schools, and communities swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. Instead of watching tv, surfing the web, or playing with apps, they read…

Scared of technology?

By Danielle Schapaugh, Public Relations Coordinator

There’s a secret group of people out there (code name EVERYONE) who can sometimes feel intimidated by technology. It almost seems as if technology has constructed a new culture with a…

Library Card Day on Saturday, April 25 from 10-2

Members of the Junior League of the Flint Hills will be giving away free books to kids ages 0-13 at the library on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is their annual Library Card Day event to encourage families to use the…

ZOOfari Tails Storytime: Llama Drama

The next ZOOfari Storytime is this Friday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m., and it’s all about llamas! Bring your kiddos ages 0-5 to the library on Friday  to hear Mr. Brian and staff from the Sunset Zoo read the stories Maria had a Llama, Llama…

Today
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Tuesday, 5th May
3:30 pm
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30 minutes
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555 Poyntz Avenue, Suite 269
 
4:00 pm
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2 hours
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Grants for Greater Manhattan Reception
 
6:45 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
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Monthly meeting
 
Tomorrow
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Wednesday, 6th May
2:00 pm
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Join us at the library for a free kids’ movie. A boy who grew up in a family of bull fighters has dreams of being something different…a musician! He is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rated PG; 95 minutes. (Our movie licensing contracts do not permit listing the movie titles on this page.)
 
7:00 pm
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Bible Study
 
Next Few Days
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Thursday, 7th May
6:30 pm
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Help us celebrate “Screen Free Week” by turning off the TVs and devices and bringing the family to the library! Listen to some fun stories, dance, sing, and check out a bag of books to take home. All ages welcome. Co-Sponsored by Parents As Teachers. Read more about Screen Free Week at www.screenfree.org
 
Friday, 8th May
9:00 am
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8 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room
Family Employment Awareness Training
 
9:00 am
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8 hours
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Family Employment Awareness Training
 
Saturday, 9th May
9:00 am
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3 hours, 15 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Auditorium
Monthly team mtg
 
10:30 am
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1 hour, 45 minutes
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Teach safe babywearing
 
Sunday, 10th May
1:00 pm
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3 hours
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Intellectual discussion of unconventional and conventional philosophies,ethics and ideologies. This week’s topic: is there objective morality? Under high school junior/senior leadership.
 
2:00 pm
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Children can read to a certified therapy dog. The R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program gives kids the opportunity to practice and enjoy reading in a fun, low stress environment. No registration required. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot when you arrive.
 
Monday, 11th May
midday
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Lunch and Learn: Behavior, Public Health and the Built Environment
 
5:30 pm
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Bi-monthly meeting where members and guests practice their public speaking skills and refine their leadership skills
 
6:30 pm
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discuss woodworking