News

Farewell Reception for Library Director

March 29, 2015, 2-4 PM This will be the Library’s last Sunday of the season and Dorothy’s last week of a 20 year career at the Manchester Public Library. Please drop by to wish her well in retirement on Sunday, March 29 between 2-4 PM. Dorothy would love a group picture of all Staff, Trustees, […]

Manchester-Essex Rotary Scholarship Applications Available at the Library

Manchester-Essex Rotary Scholarship Applications Available at the Library Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and preparatory school students who will be enrolling as full-time students in a two or four year degree granting program. Applicants who live in Manchester or Essex or are enrolled in the Manchester-Essex Regional High School are eligible. […]

Final Film in Movie Series! Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) will be the last movie shown in our Movie Awards Preview film series on Friday, February 27 at 5:30 PM. To see what movies were shown, click here: http://www.manchesterpl.org/movies/movies-in-the-library/

Closed February 15 & 16 for blizzard and Presidents Day

We will be closed Sunday February 15 due to the blizzard forecast. We will also be closed Monday, February 16 for Presidents Day.

New Student Database

From Lincoln Library FactCite is a fully searchable online information resource brought to you by The Lincoln Library Press. It enables student researchers and teachers to easily navigate through a vast amount of information. Student researchers can search or browse the vast selection of textual information as well as make use of other helpful features, […]

Library Open on Sundays

The Library is open on Sundays from 1 – 5 PM until March 29, 2015.

Watch the Library’s Ice Bucket Challenge!

The Manchester Public Library is doing the #icebucketchallenge to help #strikeoutals! We nominate the other Cape Ann Public Libraries, the Friends of the Manchester Library, and the Manchester Library Trustees. You have 24 hours to complete this challenge or donate $100. Even if you complete it, don’t forget to donate at www.alsa.org/donate/. Check out the […]

Bring your Library Card to the Library (or memorize your barcode)

For quick, efficient, and accurate service, please bring your library card when you visit the Library. Librarians often look patrons up in the database, as a convenience to patrons, but lately the practice has led to several incidents of books being charged to the wrong person. Additionally, with summer visitors, we do not recognize every […]

Friends Annual Book Sale

The Friends Annual Book Sale is this weekend! Books in every category including cookbooks, fiction, nonfiction, sports, boating and travel! There will also be books for children and young adults! Rick Roth of the Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team will be there to show his display of local snakes. Saturday, August 2, 9-5. (inside in […]

Summer Weekend Schedule

The Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library will be closed on Saturdays starting the month of July through Labor Day. Regular Library hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 AM to 8 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 PM to 8 PM, and Fridays from 10 AM to 5 PM.