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Klassic Kreations Perky Pairing Program November 16 for Teens and Adults

On Saturday, November 16th at 11 AM teens and adults are welcome to join chocolatier Kim Larkin at the Manchester Public Library for her Klassic Kreations Perky Pairing program where you can learn how to make chocolate and discover why it’s such a great combination with coffee! Kim’s program will cover the interesting history and […]

Library Closed Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day

The Manchester Public Library will be closed Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, November 12 at 1 PM.

Come Write In Writing Workshops November 4 & 20

Calling all writers and anyone who wants to write. The Manchester Public Library will be hosting two writing sessions on Monday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 20th from 6 PM – 7:30 PM for anyone who would like a space to work on their writing. Whether you are a beginning writer or you are already working on […]

Archaeology in the Land of the Bible October 24

On Thursday, October 24th at 6:30 PM the Library will welcome Biblical scholar, archaeologist, and Manchester Resident, Nate Ramsayer as he presents an introduction to biblical archaeology, along with the opportunity to handle some actual artifacts that are 3,000 years old! Nate’s presentation will breakdown the process of excavation, how artifacts and sites are dated, and […]

Sunday Hours begin October 20

Library Hours On Sundays Seasonal Sunday hours at the Library will begin again starting on Sunday, October 20th from 1 PM – 5 PM. Regular Library hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 AM to 8 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 PM to 8 PM, and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Tea with Author, Ames Sheldon, October 18

Author Tea with Novelist Ames Sheldon On Friday, October 18th at 4 PM the Library will be hosting an author tea with novelist Ames Sheldon to discuss her new WWII novel “Don’t Put the Boats Away”. Her book focuses on life after war and its lasting impact on those who make it home. Ames is […]

Early Closing Saturday & Columbus Day Holiday

Library Closes Early & Columbus Day Holiday The Library will close at 2 PM on Saturday, October 12th due to our annual carpet cleaning.  Additionally, the Library will be closed on Monday, October 14th in observance of Columbus Day. The Library will reopen on Tuesday, October 15th from 1 PM to 8 PM.

The Commonwealth Catalog Unavailable 10/4-10/7

Reminder: Starting tonight, the Commonwealth Catalog will be taken down for a scheduled upgrade. Learn more about what is happening at the MBLC Blog. Thank you for your patience!

Introduction to Mushroom Identification, Thursday, October 3

On Thursday, October 3rd at 6:30 PM a member of the Boston Mycological Club, Gary Gilbert, will come to the library to discuss an introduction to mushroom identification. His presentation will include a visual tour of identifying the common varieties of mushrooms we find in our forests and how they communicate through a system often […]

Climate Change A Local Conversation Monday, September 30

Monday, September 30th, 6:30 PM in the Library; Climate Change A Local Conversation, with Q & A Speakers include Barbara Warren, of Salem Sound: CoastalWatch and Henry Oettinger, Brookwood and Manchester Conservation Commission.