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!

The Importance of Rememberance-Check out an Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project On Veterans

The Importance of Remembrance – Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project The Importance of Remembrance Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Dear reader, As you can see in the news, the War on Terror has been winding down for some time. The bulk of United States troops in Iraq as well as Afghanistan have been pulled out. […]

Movie Night: Lady in the Van

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 […]

The History of the Coast Guard in Massachusetts-April 28 at 6:30 PM

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 […]

Closing at 2 PM Saturday, April 16 & Closed Monday, April 18th

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.

Library Closed at 2 PM & Movie Night Cancelled

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.

Cape Ann Reads Events & Picture Book Contest!

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 […]