Movie Night: Lady in the Van

April 29, 2016 5:30 PM Come by the Library on Friday, April 29th at 5:30 PM to enjoy a film that gave Maggie Smith a nomination for a Golden Globe. It tells the true story of Mary Shepherd, or ‘Miss S.,’ an eccentric elderly woman who, in the early 1970′s, lived in a dilapidated van […]

The History of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts-April 28 at 6:30 PM

The History of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts with John Galluzzo On Thursday, April 28th at 6:30 PM the Manchester Library will welcome the author of multiple “Images of America” books, John Galluzzo. He will be giving a visual presentation on the history of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts for next month’s community reads book […]

Closing at 2 PM Saturday, April 16 & Closed Monday, April 18th

The Library will close at 2 PM on Saturday, April 16th for the annual carpet cleaning. the Library is also closed on Monday,  April 18th for the Patriot’s Day Holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday, April 19th from 1PM-8PM.

Library Closed at 2 PM & Movie Night Cancelled

The Library has closed at 2 PM due to the Weather. The Library will reopen on Saturday, February 6th from 9 AM  to 5 PM. Additionally the Movie for tonight, “Bridge of Spies” , has been cancelled.

Cape Ann Reads Events & Picture Book Contest!

The Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Public Library, Rockport Public Library, Manchester-By-The-Sea Public Library, and TOHP Burnham Library Essex are pleased to announce and launch a yearlong community reading program – Cape Ann Reads – designed around the creation of a single new original picture book! A year of picture book themed workshops for families […]

Author Visit with Gerry Boyle

Author Visit with Gerry Boyle On Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 PM the Library will welcome mystery writer Gerry Boyle for an author talk. He has written more than a dozen novels that take place around Maine. His books include the popular mystery series featuring the freelance journalist-detective Jack McMorrow. Gerry’s own history in reporting […]

Movie Night

The Library will continue the second year of screening monthly movie series of award nominated adult films beginning on Friday, January 8th at 5:30 PM. Starting off this year’s movie nights is “Spy”, a hilarious comedy about a desk-bound CIA analyst who goes undercover to help infiltrate and prevent a diabolical global disaster. This movie […]

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will have a Holiday Book Sale at the Library on Saturday, December 4th! Stop by for some great reads and cider!

Tonight Christmas-by-the-Sea Child Care During Shopping Evening

Christmas-by-the-Sea Child Care During Shopping Evening Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5 PM The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and the Manchester Essex Regional High School (MERHS) Green Team are teaming up in support of the Christmas-by-the-Sea shopping evening by providing child care services during that time! Drop off children at the side door of the Manchester […]

Library will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day

The Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day. The Library will reopen on Thursday, November 12th at 1 PM.