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Four Poets Saturday, September 22 at 1 PM

Four Poets recently published by Finishing Line Press! Hosted by the Manchester Public Library on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 1:00-2:30 pm. The authors will read their work, interact with audience, use ekphrastic writing prompts, and discuss their experiences in the publication process. Bring your enthusiasm, pens and voices. Formerly of Manchester, Paulette Demers Turco […]

Topsfield Fair Tickets Now Available for Summer Reading Prize Winners!

Topsfield Fair Prize Packets are here…but only until Friday, September 14th If you completed the Manchester Library’s Summer Read-to-Bead game board, stop by the Children’s Room to claim your Topsfield Fair Prize Packet before September 14th! Readers should have completed the board by August 15th to be eligible. Please direct all questions to Children’s Librarian, […]

Try Ancestry Library now available for free within the Library

  Ancestry Library is a version of Ancestry.com that is now available for free to use within the Manchester Public Library. This resource contains a variety of collections that can help in educational or genealogical research. These historical records include a network of resources you can search, such as census, church, court, and immigration records. […]

Try Ancestry Library now available for free within the Library.

  Ancestry Library is a version of Ancestry.com that is now available for free to use within the Manchester Public Library. This resource contains a variety of collections that can help in educational or genealogical research. These historical records include a network of resources you can search, such as census, church, court, and immigration records. […]

August 15th is the Last Day to Return Completed Summer Reading Boards!

August 15th is the last day to return completed summer reading boards for grades 0-5th Grade. These completed boards will allow your readers to be eligible for Topsfield Fair Tickets!  

Movie Night ~ Overboard

  On Friday, August 10th at 5:30 PM the Library will be showing the remake of the 1980’s romantic comedy that pokes fun at a riches to rags story with a modern twist. After a struggling working-class single mother is unjustly fired by a rich playboy, karma gives her an unexpected chance for some revenge. […]

Blizzards: Outwit the Elements with Museum of Science!

Friends Book Sale August 4 & 5

  The Friends of Manchester Public Library will hold their annual Book Sale on the Library lawn Saturday, August 4 from 9 to 4 and also on Sunday, August 5 from 9 to 12. There will be a great selection of books at unbelievable prices. Come early for the best selections.

Overdrive Magazines Now Available!

  You are now able to check out magazines via Overdrive or the Libby app for 7, 14 or 21 days. These magazines have no wait lists or holds and do not count towards checkout limits. Currently there are 50 titles, such as, The Atlantic, Country Living, Bloomberg Businessweek, Seventeen. More titles will be added in the coming months. Check […]

4th of July Holiday Library Hours

Fourth of July Holiday Hours The library will close at 4 PM on Tuesday, July 3rd. The library will then be closed on Wednesday, July 4th and Thursday, July 5th in honor of Independence Day. The library will resume its regular hours on Friday, July 6th from 10 AM to 5 PM.