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A Universe of Stories Trivia Night July 18

Astronauts, Moon Shots & Spacewalks Trivia Night Part 1 On Thursday, July 18th at 6 PM, come by the library to participate in its very first trivia night where the questions are all about astronauts, NASA, and the incredible space walks accomplished throughout history! As part of our Summer Reading theme, A Universe of Stories, […]

Caps for Kids July 8 Info Session

Info session Monday July 8th, 4 PM at the Manchester by the Sea Public Library. Any age knitter and or crocheter!  Learn about this great project, how you can makes hats for Boston children infants through teens. We’ll decide as a group if want to have a monthly drop in knit time too or just work […]

Please No Book Donations Until After the August Sale

The Friends are no longer accepting book donations until after the sale on August 3rd. Thank you for your understanding and hope to see you at the sale.

Shannon Capone Kirk, Hank Phillippi Ryan and Tom Demarchi Fundraiser & Book Discussion

Shannon Capone Kirk, Hank Phillippi Ryan and Tom Demarchi Book Discussion and Fundraiser for the Friends of the Manchester Library Register Here: eventbrite

Summer Reading Living History Performance – Astronaut Sally Ride

On Saturday, June 22nd at 11 AM come by the library to enjoy a performance by living history actress Sheryl Faye as she brings to life the famous astronaut Sally Ride who became the first American woman in space in 1983. Faye acts out the events in Sally Ride’s life that detail how her insatiable […]

Planning a Vacation? Check Out the Travel Resources at the Library

If you are planning a vacation this summer, stop by the Library. We have a collection of books and DVDs to help you choose that perfect destination. The Library also offers two online databases that can help you with your research. From home or in the Library visit, A to Z World Travel   [input your […]

Library Closed May 27 for Memorial Day

  Memorial Day  The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day. The Library will resume its regular hours on Tuesday, May 28th from 1 PM to 8 PM. Please note that the Library is now closed on Sundays until October 2019. Our regular Library hours are:  Monday & Wednesday […]

Adult Movie Night

On Friday, May 17th at 5:30 PM the library will be showing the dramatized story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s journey for equal rights between men and women. After graduating law school, Ruth initially struggles to find a job because of her gender. She eventually becomes involved in a gender bias court case that spearheads her […]

Climate & Recycling Director of Green America to speak on strengthening & reshaping our recycling system

  Climate & Recycling Director of Green America to speak at The Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library On Thursday, May 9th, The Manchester Sustainability Committee and Manchester Public Library invite you to a talk by Beth Porter, Climate and Recycling Director of Green America. Ms. Porter’s talk begins at 7 PM in the Library. Porter has inspired thousands […]

Beatles Multimedia Event Monday, April 29, 6:30 PM

A Cultural and Historical Reflection of the 1960s Through the Music of The Beatles will be presented in Manchester on Monday, April 29 beginning at 6:30 PM at the Manchester Public Library, 15 Union St., Manchester, MA. The Beatles are the most influential band in history.  In 1964, their breakout moment was on The Ed […]