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 […]

Library Closing at 3 PM on Saturday April 13; Closed April 15th for Patriots Day

The Library will close at 3 PM on Saturday, April 13 for carpet cleaning. We will also be closed Monday, April 15 for Patriots Day. We will reopen Tuesday, April 16 at 1 PM.

Teen Loft Open House & Peeps Party Saturday, April 6

Join the Library Trustees for coffee and donuts Saturday, April 6 beginning at 10 AM for the opening of the new Teen Loft. Stay for the party at 11 AM to award the winners from this year’s fantastic selection of peeps dioramas.

Manchester Reads Presentation: Mountaineering in Nepal

Manchester  Reads 2019 — Theme: Resiliency On Sunday, April 7 at 2 PM,  Groton resident, Craig John, will present a multi media program on his ascents of Mt. Everest. Craig first climbed Everest in 1998 by the North Ridge on the Tibetan side of the mountain. Recently he returned to Everest to make an ascent […]

Hurry! Peeps Dioramas Due by 5 PM Friday March 29!

  Peeps dioramas need to be submitted this week, before 5 PM on Friday, March 29th.  The public is then invited to view through April 5th and cast their vote for the The Peeple’s Choice Award.  A panel of library volunteers will judge and award prizes in three age groups: Youth—Grade 5 and below, Teen—Grades 6-12, and […]

Seed Swap Saturday, March 23, 2 PM

  Seed Swap, Saturday, March 23, 2 PM We’ll have seeds to share, and chat about starting indoor seedlings and other gardening gab. All ages welcome, gardeners with info or seeds to share, as well as newbies!

6th Annual Peeps Contest Underway Until March 29

Calling all ages! Create a diorama, using those deliciously sweet, marshmallow Peeps as your main characters. Let your imagination run to peeps as you illustrate your favorite book or movie. Bags of peeps are available at the library (while supplies last), or supply your own. Dioramas and entry forms need to be submitted between March 25th and March 29th. […]

Friends of Library Book Sale Sunday March 17

The Friends of the Manchester Public Library have a book sale on Sunday, March 17th from 1:30-3:30 PM in the Library. The book sale carts will be filled, arranged, and staffed by a Friend of the Manchester Public Library. This is a great opportunity to check out some unique and interesting books that support and […]