April 29, 2016 5:30 PM Come by the Library on Friday, April 29th at 5:30 PM to enjoy a film that gave Maggie Smith a nomination for a Golden Globe. It tells the true story of Mary Shepherd, or ‘Miss S.,’ an eccentric elderly woman who, in the early 1970′s, lived in a dilapidated van […]
April 29th, 2016
April 27th, 2016
The History of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts with John Galluzzo On Thursday, April 28th at 6:30 PM the Manchester Library will welcome the author of multiple “Images of America” books, John Galluzzo. He will be giving a visual presentation on the history of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts for next month’s community reads book […]
April 14th, 2016
The Library will close at 2 PM on Saturday, April 16th for the annual carpet cleaning. the Library is also closed on Monday, April 18th for the Patriot’s Day Holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday, April 19th from 1PM-8PM.
February 5th, 2016
The Library has closed at 2 PM due to the Weather. The Library will reopen on Saturday, February 6th from 9 AM to 5 PM. Additionally the Movie for tonight, “Bridge of Spies” , has been cancelled.
February 3rd, 2016
The Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Public Library, Rockport Public Library, Manchester-By-The-Sea Public Library, and TOHP Burnham Library Essex are pleased to announce and launch a yearlong community reading program – Cape Ann Reads – designed around the creation of a single new original picture book! A year of picture book themed workshops for families […]
January 27th, 2016
Author Visit with Gerry Boyle On Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 PM the Library will welcome mystery writer Gerry Boyle for an author talk. He has written more than a dozen novels that take place around Maine. His books include the popular mystery series featuring the freelance journalist-detective Jack McMorrow. Gerry’s own history in reporting […]
January 8th, 2016
The Library will continue the second year of screening monthly movie series of award nominated adult films beginning on Friday, January 8th at 5:30 PM. Starting off this year’s movie nights is “Spy”, a hilarious comedy about a desk-bound CIA analyst who goes undercover to help infiltrate and prevent a diabolical global disaster. This movie […]
December 4th, 2015
The Friends of the Library will have a Holiday Book Sale at the Library on Saturday, December 4th! Stop by for some great reads and cider!
November 30th, 2015
Christmas-by-the-Sea Child Care During Shopping Evening Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5 PM The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and the Manchester Essex Regional High School (MERHS) Green Team are teaming up in support of the Christmas-by-the-Sea shopping evening by providing child care services during that time! Drop off children at the side door of the Manchester […]
November 10th, 2015
The Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day. The Library will reopen on Thursday, November 12th at 1 PM.