Library Closed for Presidents’ Day

Library Closed for Presidents’ Day The Library will be closed on Monday, February 20th in honor of Presidents’ Day. The library will resume its regular hours on Tuesday, February 21st from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Nonfiction Book Group Cancelled

Due to weather conditions the Nonfiction Book Group has been cancelled for tonight. Please call the library at 978-526-2017 if you have any questions. The next meeting will be on March 13th where you can read the 2017 Manchester Reads Title: “Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and A Million Miles On The Last […]

Library Closed on Thursday, Feb 9th Due To Oncoming Snowstorm

The Manchester Library will be closed on Thursday, February 9th due to the oncoming snowstorm. We will reopen on Friday, 10th from 10AM-5PM. February Please call the Library at 978-526-7711 if you have any questions.

Are You a Sucker for Guessing Games?

Visit the Teen Zone before Valentine’s Day and guess the number of suckers in the jar. The closest guess wins ALL the suckers. One entry per person. Grades 6-12 welcome to play.

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 […]