Enjoy a demonstration on how to create beautiful centerpieces for your Thanksgiving table at the Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library. Betsy Williams will be showing you just how to make these creations on Thursday, November 8th at 7:00PM Also, you will get the chance to win a centerpiece created by Betsy Williams in a raffle!
November 2nd, 2012
October 30th, 2012
Learn how to create new and delicious Thanksgiving recipes with chef Liz Barbour on Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 PM.
Please register. Call 978-526-7711 or email email@example.com.
October 30th, 2012
October 28th, 2012
Due to hurricane Sandy. Town Hall and the Library will be closed all day.
October 22nd, 2012
Abolitionists, Sanitary Commissioners, and Writers: North Shore Women during the Civil War
Rescheduled for October 25th, at 7:00 PM
Revisit amazing stories about Civil War heroes on Thursday, October 25th at 7 pm, women’s history scholar Bonnie Hurd Smith will visit the Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library to tell the stories of women from the North Shore who served as nurses, worked on sanitary commissions, raised funds, and nursed their wounded men. As part of the national commemoration of the American Civil War, Bonnie will share the stories of Sarah Parker Remond, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Kate Tannatt Woods and Hannah Rantoul, North Shore women who did their part and left behind a legacy of honor and service to our nation.
October 16th, 2012
Home Design Road Show
Thursday, October 18th at 6:30PM to 8PM at the Manchester Community Center
Have a room in your home that you have been eager to redesign? Then bring your design challenge to the Home Design Road Show panelists. Hosted by the Manchester-by-the-Sea Public library, be sure to stop by the Manchester Community Center between 6:30pm and 8:00pm on Thursday, October 18th. These North Shore designers will share their expertise and their excitement about home design projects with you. Just bring photos of a single project, such as a room, an exterior facade or an outdoor area, that you would like to redesign. The panelists will strategize with you about various topics on color, design, space, interiors, exteriors, gardens and more. Come away with great new ideas on how to update your home with simple solutions!
The design panel includes Heather Deschenes, Architect; Sara Castle del Rio, Architect; Kim Jermain, Architectural Color Designer; Robin Willcox, Architectural Designer; Tiffany LeBlanc, Interior Designer, Martha Merrill, Interior Designer; Bo Perkins, Interior Designer; Lynda Mathey, Custom Soft Furnishings; Laura S. Rutledge, Landscape Architect; Peggy Calkins, Landscape Designer, Susie Talbot, Landscape Designer; Sara Frye, “Handy Woman” and LEED AP, Sustainability Coordinator; Katharine Pickering, Real Estate Professional.
October 10th, 2012
Manchester Public Library is turning 125!
Help celebrate the anniversary of the Manchester Public Library’s dedication in 1887 and welcome the newly renovated Children’s Room. Please join us for cake and refreshments on the Library lawn on Sunday, October 14th from 11:30 AM–1:30 PM
Star attractions will be Manchester’s own La Petite Chorale and storyteller Tony Toledo. The first 50 children will receive a free book.
All ages welcome.
September 24th, 2012
New Online Public Access Catalog for the Library
On Monday, October 1st, the Manchester-by-the Sea Public Library’s online public catalog will be updated! This improved version will offer many new features that will expand what a library user can do. Soon you can enjoy brand new features, such as a cleaner look, faster loading of the catalog and better search options. Also, you can keep track of items you have checked out! Make sure to take a look at the new catalog on October 1st to discover all the enhancements you can enjoy that will make the catalog easier to use. Go to the library’s online catalog, or if you have any questions, please call the library at 978-526-7711.
September 17th, 2012
Log onto Safari using your Manchester Library Card and your PIN.
June 20th, 2012
The Teen Advisory Board of the Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library, made up of area high school students, created a video to promote the Massachusetts Summer Reading program for the middle school students. On the last day of school, some of the TAB members presented this video to the MEMS.
See the whole video on our new YouTube Account LibraryByTheSea!
End of school and start of Teen Summer Reading party making glow in the dark star catchers!