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This is a No Bullying Zone

By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

October 1st marks the beginning of National Bullying Prevention Month. This is a time to raise awar…

Why You Should Consider the Assistive Technology Center

by Wandean Rivers, Assistive Technology Instructor

Learning how to use new technology can be exciting, freeing, and totally frustrating all at the same time. If you find you need help, consider making an appointment for personal, one…

September Construction Update

The Children’s Library is really shaping up! Everything is still on schedule to be completed in mid-December and the big party will happen on January 17, 2015–unless we’re in the middle of a giant snow storm, that is. (And if that’s…

Read an E-Book/Library Tips and Tricks

by Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

September 18th was recently celebrated as ‘Read an eBook’ Day.  At Manhattan Public Library, we value the use of eReaders, and strive to give patrons access to a wide variety of digital materi…

Banned Books Week 2014

by Judi Nechols, Adult Services Librarian

The freedom to read what we choose has been cherished since the beginnings of our country and the creation of the First Amendment of the Constitution. As Supreme Court Justice William Brennan…

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Monday, 6th Oct
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Groesbeck Meeting Room + Friends’ Room
Duel with fellow Yu Gi Oh gamers, trade cards, and have a chance to win a prize in our prize drawing.