Community Conversation About Opioids, Wednesday, January 18

On Wednesday, January 18th, 6:30 PM, we welcome Manchester Police Chief, Ed Conley; PAARI (Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative) Executive Director, Allie Hunter McDade; and Manchester Public Health Nurse, Pam Ciccone for an information session with Q & A about this regional and national issue. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Sara […]

Library Hours January 3-12, 1 to 5 PM

The Library hours are 1 to 5 PM from January 3 through January 12 to accommodate for the Library’s heating system conversion from oil to gas. The Library trustees and director would like to take this opportunity to ask your patience and understanding while this conversion is in progress. The grant process from National Grid […]

The Hampstead Stage presents “A Christmas Carol” Sat., Dec 3rd at 11 AM

The Hampstead Stage presents “A Christmas Carol” Free Family Festivities! Children of all ages are invited on Saturday, December 3 at 11 AM to see A Christmas Carol performed with audience participation by the Hampstead Stage! This wonderful holiday show will be held at the Chapel behind Santander Bank beside the library. Afterwards, come to […]

Early Closing of Library on Friday, November 18th

Early Closing of Library On Friday, November 18th, the Manchester by the Sea Public Library will be closing at 1 PM due to unforeseen circumstances. Please call the library for more assistance, 978-526-2011.

November 15th Book Party Has Been Cancelled

Book Party: Keeper of the Lost Cities has been cancelled. The new date and time has not yet been determined. If you have any questions please contact the Youth Services Librarian Kate Stadt at

Movie Night at the Manchester Library

Movie Night at the Manchester Library On Friday, November 4th at 5:30 PM enjoy a romantic comedy-drama set in the 1930s that was written and directed by Woody Allen. This coming of age tale follows a young Bronx native who moves to Hollywood for a new chance at life, and soon becomes smitten with the […]

Poets of Summer Program July 27 from 10:30 AM to 12 Noon

July 27, 2016 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Calling all Poets (there is a poet within everyone!) Come join us at the Manchester Public Library for Poets of Summer Program in July and August to explore your own poet’s voice, as well as enjoy the poetry and works of others. On four Wednesday mornings (July 13, 27th; August […]

Nature Nick At New Time Today

Due to unexpected travel issues, Nature Nick will be at the Library at 4:30 PM instead of 4:00 PM. We will be holding the event on the Library’s lawn.

Library Closed Fourth of July

Fourth of July Closings The Library will then be closed on Monday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day. The Library will resume its regular hours on Tuesday, July 5th from 1 PM to 8 PM.

Touch-a-Truck Rescheduled Due to Weather

UPDATE ON TOUCH A TRUCK With the weather forecasting not just rain, but thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, we have made the safe choice to POSTPONE Touch-a-Truck until THURSDAY, JULY 21 at 5 PM. Cross your fingers for better weather!