All through the month of December, the Library will collect donations for the Open Door Food Pantry located in Gloucester. Please bring your non-perishable, non-glass donations to the Circulation Desk of the library.

Christmas-by-the-Sea Weekend – Saturday, 11 AM – all ages
Puppet children explore the fantasies of their dreams when they stay up late on Winter Solstice. Debussy’s Snowflakes Are Dancing inspire this musical fantasy; over 30 whimsical puppets of all sizes and shapes interpret and visualize the music. The award-winning Gerwick Puppets have toured New England for over 30 years, and presented Midwinter Magic at Boston’s First Night over the last 15 years. Pick up a free ticket in the Children’s Room.
Cookies and cider to follow in Reading Room.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Hooper Fund.

All through the month of December, the Library will collect donations for the Open Door Food Pantry located in Gloucester. Please bring your non-perishable, non-glass donations to the Circulation Desk of the library.

The Library will close early on Wednesday the 26 at 4 PM and will not be open Thursday the 27 and Friday the 28. The library will reopen on Saturday the 29th from 10 AM to 5 PM

Next April our Library Director, Dorothy, will retire. The Trustees are conducting a Director Search and would like your feedback as to the qualities they should focus on. Please take the following survey to help define those qualities.
Thank you, Tim Browne, Chair, Board of Library Trustees

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The Library will once again be open on Sundays starting October 19 from 1 – 5 PM.

The Library will be closed on Monday, October 13 in observance of Columbus Day. The Library will reopen on Tuesday, October 14 at 1 PM.

(InOMN 2014) Join us on Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 PM Multi-generational. Bring telescopes and we’ll have some, too! Please register so we have Moon maps, Tang, and moon pies for all! Register with scollins at mvlc.org or 978-526-2016. It will be on the Manchester Public Library Lawn (call if weather is questionable) Chuck & Joan Houghton, our favorite star gazers, will be back with Ms. Sara! Our date has been set to accommodate the moon’s path and anticipated location for best viewing on the library lawn.

 

 

September 6, 10 AM – 5 PM

Summer Reading Topsfield Fair tickets are available! These tickets are for children who joined the summer reading challenge and checked off in the Sign In Book that they had read 10 hours by August 5. The tickets are at the front circulation desk and must be picked up by Wednesday, September 10 before 8 PM. If you have any questions please call the Library at (978)526-7711 or email Sara at scollins at mvlc.org