April 13-19 is National Library Week! First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. To celebrate the library will be having a raffle during that week for prizes you could win! If you participate you might receive “In […]
April 14th, 2014
April 8th, 2014
The library is pleased to be sponsoring John Rocco & Jay Primiano, authors of the new book “Swim That Rock”. The authors will be visiting the Manchester Essex Middle School on April 29th and sharing their fast-paced, story of a teen boy struggling to save his family’s diner after his dad goes missing in a […]
April 7th, 2014
The Manchester Library will be closing at 6:00 PM tonight for a Town Meeting.
April 3rd, 2014
March 26th, 2014
In honor of Manchester READS 2014, Each time you read Fenway 1912, a red sox or any baseball book you may enter your name on one of the free raffle tickets in the Manchester Public Library for a chance to win tickets to Fenway or one of three new baseball books. Due to the generosity […]
March 18th, 2014
March 14th, 2014
Libraries are paying 60 to 1,000% more than consumers for the same eBook. Check out the legislative agenda on http://mblclegislativeagenda.org/. It presents the eBook challenge facing libraries and demonstrates the collaborative way in which MA libraries are addressing the issue.
March 11th, 2014
Fenway Franks Stop by the Library on Wednesday, March 12 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM to enjoy a delicious hot dog lunch as part of our Manchester Reads month. For the first fifty people, while supplies last. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
March 3rd, 2014
This year Manchester Reads is all about baseball with Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season, and Fenway’s Remarkable First Year by Glenn Stout. It is a behind-the-scenes tribute to Fenway Park’s origins and the ragtag Red Sox team that embarked on a journey to win the 1912 World Series. Stout shares […]
February 24th, 2014
Daisy Nell Re-Scheduled We have wriggled our calendars around a bit for our planned Daisy Nell and Captain Stan visit in March. They will be at the Manchester Public library on Saturday, March 22nd, 10:30 AM, to introduce Daisy’s New book “Stowaway Mouse” and lead a sing-along on this new date of March. Please note […]