“Making Civility Great Again” Authors Talk

On Saturday, September 21st at 1:30 PM, Kim Kerrigan and Steven Wells, coauthors of several books, will discuss their latest book, Making Civility Great Again. During their presentation, Mr. Kerrigan and Mr. Wells will highlight some of the topics covered in this book such as communicating diplomatically, improving your communication skills, and responding effectively to varied […]

Poets & Publishers Thursday, September 12 6:30 PM

JS Graustein, William O’Daly and Ben Moeller-Gaa The Manchester Public Library is pleased to announce a special evening with Poets and Publishers on Thursday September 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM.  Joining us will be JS Graustein the editor in chief of Folded Word in Meredith, New Hampshire, William O’Daly, award winning poet and author, as […]

Library Closed for Labor Day Holiday

The Library will be closed Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2 for the Labor Day Holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, September 3 at 1 PM. Enjoy the holiday!

Star Gazing Party Rescheduled for August 26

Friends & Family Star Gazing Party This year’s Summer Reading events about space continues with the Family & Friends Star & Planet Gazing Party hosted by the Manchester Public Library and The North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club. On Monday, August 26th at 7 PM a presentation on Jupiter and Saturn will be performed at the Library […]

Friends of Library Book Sale August 3 & 4

Annual Book Sale On Saturday, August 3rd from 9 AM to 4 PM and Sunday, August 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM, the Friends of the Manchester Public Library will hold their annual book sale fundraiser on the Library lawn — rain or shine. This is a great opportunity to check out some unique and interesting books that […]

“A Universe of Stories” Family Movie Night July 26

On Friday, July 26th at 5:30 PM the Library will be showing a family movie for this year’s Summer Reading “A Universe of Stories”. The movie tells the story of a little alien who becomes stranded and befriends a group of kids who try to help him find a ride home.   To find out […]

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