Manchester-Essex Rotary Scholarship Applications Available at the Library
Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and preparatory school students who will be enrolling as full-time students in a two or four year degree granting program. Applicants who live in Manchester or Essex or are enrolled in the Manchester-Essex Regional High School are eligible. Applications are available at the Manchester Public Library, the Essex Public Library and the MERHS Guidance Office.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) will be the last movie shown in our Movie Awards Preview film series on Friday, February 27 at 5:30 PM.

To see what movies were shown, click here:

We will be closed Sunday February 15 due to the blizzard forecast. We will also be closed Monday, February 16 for Presidents Day.

The front walk is clear and we are open!

Library will not open today, Tuesday, February 10.

It is extremely likely that the Library will be closed on Monday, Feb 9. If the storm passes us by, then we will open.

Please call before coming down, 978-526-7711.

The bookdrop at the front door is available; the bookdrop on Church St. is not available to use.

Save the date, you fans of Harry Potter books! Bloomsbury Books, UK, is sponsoring an international Harry Potter Book night and the Manchester Public Library will have an event on Thursday, February 5th, starting at 6 PM.-7:30 PM. This event is for readers and fans of the book series and registration is at or 978-526-2016. Whether you have found yourself in Slytherin or Griffindor in the past, fancy yourself more of a Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw, we’ll have activities and games for you. The group is limited in size, please register promptly. You may dress as a Harry Potter character from any of the books, or simply as a Muggle. J. K. Rowling has created a world in her imagination which has forever altered the possibilities of children’s books, the possible length of books for children and teens, and the way in which we each consider our fantastic possibilities. Come celebrate with food, fun, and appreciation at the Manchester Public Library.



The Library will close at 1PM due to the weather.

Tonight’s Non-fiction Book Group is postponed until next Monday, Feb 9.

Enjoy a nominee preview movie night every Friday at 5:30 PM for this movie awards season! Check out the list of movies the library will be showing after regular Library hours starting this Friday.


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FactCite is a fully searchable online information resource brought to you by The Lincoln Library Press. It enables student researchers and teachers to easily navigate through a vast amount of information. Student researchers can search or browse the vast selection of textual information as well as make use of other helpful features, such as printable full-color and outline illustrations and maps. Bonus material in our Greek & Roman section enhances comprehension with features such as a gods and heroes equivalency chart, a Greek alphabet chart, and classroom plays. You need a valid Manchester Public Library card to access the database.