All book clubs are invited to the Library on Thursday, April 14 beginning at 6:30 PM. Please RSVP. We will be having refreshments, door prizes, new books and more! Register with one contact per group attending and give us the count in each group. Email Sara Collins at scollins@mvlc.org or call 978-526-2011.

The next meeting of the Hearthside Book Group is Tuesday, April 5th at 4:00 PM. The group will discuss “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande. New members are always welcome.

The Library will close at 6 PM today because of Town Meeting. We’ll reopen at 1 PM Tuesday, April 5. Hope to see you at Town Meeting.

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This week, the Manchester Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the dynamic changes that are happening in today’s libraries. April 10-16 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers. This year’s theme, Libraries Transform. We’d like to hear from you as to how your library has made a difference in your community.

 

3 PeepsCalling all ages! Create a diorama using those deliciously sweet, marshmallow Peeps as the main characters of your favorite book or movie. Stop in the Library and grab a bag of Peeps (while supplies last), or supply your own and start peeping into some books and movies.

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Calling all ages! Create a diorama using those deliciously sweet, marshmallow Peeps as the main characters of your favorite book or movie. Stop in the Library and grab a bag of Peeps (while supplies last), or supply your own and start peeping into some books and movies.

Grades 6 to 12 are welcome to attend the resume writing and interviewing techniques workshop March 30th beginning at 6:30 PM. You will learn how to write a dynamic resume and how to knock their socks off when interviewing. Please register at the Circulation desk in the Library.

Teen Tech Week LogoAttention Grades 6 – 12. Check out the shredded book in the jar and see if you can guess which techie book it is. All winning answers will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Best Buy gift card.

Seed Savers are invited to come to the Library on March 2nd at 5:30 PM for a free information session about starting your garden from seed! Save money and grow any seed you can get your hands on. Talk will include best practices, timing strategies, recommended materials and more! The library will provide some seed catalogs to peruse and share, too. Hosted by Backyard Growers.  Register at 978-526-2011 or scollins@mvlc.org.

On Thursday, February 18th at 6:30 PM come by the Library to get an introductory look at how you can get access to free magazines on your computer or mobile device through the Library using Zinio. Manchester residents can access this digital magazine service with over 30 subscriptions to popular and specialty magazines such as ESPN, Newsweek and Boating that are identical to the print edition. It also includes a keyword article search, audio and video. It has unlimited downloads and no checkout period. You can download it onto your computer, Android, iPad, Nook and Kindle. To check out this or other resources, go to www.manchesterpl.org/virtual-library/ or call (978)526-7711. Many of these resources will require a separate log-in using your Library card number. Please contact the Library if you do not have access to those.