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Events in April 2015

  • April 1, 2015

    Musical Story Time Jam with Lisa Cheney

    A music & movement story time class for parents and children infant to 3
    Please register - Lisa Cheney - 978-468-5489 or email - e.cheney at hwschools.net

    Lego League

    filled

  • April 4, 2015

    Saturday Story Makers

    Story time for children up to 8 years of age. Books, crafts, music and fun for the whole family! Join Susie Lord on Saturdays, check the schedule. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Saturday Story Makers

  • April 5, 2015

    N/A

    Easter Closed

  • April 6, 2015

    N/A

    Peep Show is Back

    Stop by the library and grab a bag of Peeps (while supplies last), or supply your own, and make a diorama of your
    favorite book or movie. For contest rules and entry forms, visit the library or go online: www.manchestermpl.org

    Early Closing

    Town Meeting

  • April 7, 2015

    Preschool Story Time

    For 3-5 year old children, 40 minute program of stories and simple craft. Please register by calling 978.526.2016 or email scollins at mvlc.org.

    Hearthside Book Group

    The Hearthside Book Discussion Group usually meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 4 PM in the Reading Room. Copies of the next month's book are available for checkout at the meeting. Members select next year's titles at the June meeting. New members are always welcome.

  • April 8, 2015

    Musical Story Time Jam with Lisa Cheney

    A music & movement story time class for parents and children infant to 3
    Please register - Lisa Cheney - 978-468-5489 or email - e.cheney at hwschools.net

    Lego League

    filled

  • April 9, 2015

    I Am Malala and the Women in the Middle East

    Graduate Student at Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Kennedy Scholar Jennifer Quigley-Jones will be coming to the Library to give a talk on women in the Middle East for next month’s community reads book I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzi. As a specialist on Syria and Iraq with a particular focus on children in conflict, she will discuss a regional scholar's response to some of the book's key issues such as female education and the differences in the positions of women across the region. She has published and presented on a variety of international topics, including the Syrian refugee crisis, Afghanistan, and Colombia. She is also Iraq Lead Researcher for a Study Group on the Syrian refugee crisis at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

  • April 10, 2015

    Movie Night-Wild

    After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed, played by Reese Witherspoon, decides to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own. Wild powerfully reveals her terrors and pleasures as she forges ahead on a journey that maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her. Bring your own soft drink, the Library will have the popcorn.

    Please register at the Circulation Desk or call 978-526-7711. Space is limited.

    See what other movies will be playing:

  • April 11, 2015

    Saturday Story Makers

    Story time for children up to 8 years of age. Books, crafts, music and fun for the whole family! Join Susie Lord on Saturdays, check the schedule. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Saturday Story Makers

  • April 12, 2015

    N/A

    Closed Sundays

    Closed on Sundays until next fall.

  • April 13, 2015

    Lego League

    filled

    Nonfiction Book Group

    (The April 13 meeting date assumes Town Meeting on April 6)
    The Non-fiction Book Group meets the first Monday of the month at 6:45 PM in the Reading Room.
    The Library has copies of the selected book at the Circulation Desk. New members are always welcome.

    Nonfiction Book Group

  • April 14, 2015

    Preschool Story Time

    For 3-5 year old children, 40 minute program of stories and simple craft. Please register by calling 978.526.2016 or email scollins at mvlc.org.

  • April 15, 2015

    Musical Story Time Jam with Lisa Cheney

    A music & movement story time class for parents and children infant to 3
    Please register - Lisa Cheney - 978-468-5489 or email - e.cheney at hwschools.net

    Trustee Meeting

    Public Meeting in Reference Room

  • April 16, 2015

    Manchester Reads Book Discussion

    On Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 PM come by the Library to discuss next month’s Manchester Reads book I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai.

  • April 18, 2015

    Saturday Story Makers

    Story time for children up to 8 years of age. Books, crafts, music and fun for the whole family! Join Susie Lord on Saturdays, check the schedule. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Saturday Story Makers

    Early Closing for Carpet Cleaning

    The Library will be closing early for carpet cleaning on Sat, April 18 at 3:00 PM

  • April 19, 2015

    N/A

    Closed Sundays

    Closed on Sundays until next fall.

  • April 20, 2015

    N/A

    Patriots' Day-Closed

  • April 21, 2015

    Shakespeare for Kids III

    Manchester Community Center
    40 Harbor Point
    at the RR station
    Manchester, MA 01944

    for grades 5 to adult
    Please register - 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org

  • April 22, 2015

    Toe Jam Puppet Band

    Manchester Community Center
    40 Harbor Point
    at the RR station
    Manchester, MA 01944

    Please register - 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org.

  • April 24, 2015

    Mystery Book Group

    Meets the last Friday of the month at 10:30 AM. New Members are always welcome.

    Mystery Book Group

  • April 25, 2015

    Saturday Story Makers

    Story time for children up to 8 years of age. Books, crafts, music and fun for the whole family! Join Susie Lord on Saturdays, check the schedule. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Saturday Story Makers

    Stories of India & Pakistan with Katie Green

    Grade 4 - to adult
    Tea will be served
    Please register - 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org

    Stories of India & Pakistan with Katie Green

  • April 26, 2015

    N/A

    Closed Sundays

    Closed on Sundays until next fall.

  • April 27, 2015

    N/A

    Peeps Dioramas and entry forms must be submitted to the library by May 1

    Singing & Signing with Wendy & Vicki

    Preschool to seniors
    Please register - 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org.

    Bookmarks; Folk & Fun; Chapter One Book Groups Party

    On Monday, April 27, the Bookmarks Book Group (grades 3-5) will have their final group meeting and will be joined by our other groups, Folks & Fun and Chapter One for a pizza party beginning at 3:30 PM. We will share notes of our favorite books, ones that still leave us perplexed or ones we definitely want to read again while we enjoy a slice or two of pizza.

    It has been an amazing year and there much to talk about and celebrate. Each group will pick up a new book and we'll take some time to share feedback about books as we look ahead to a new season in the Children's Room.

    Please register so we can set up for all those attending. We want to have an appropriate quantity of refreshments. Call 978-526-2016 or send an email to scollins at mvlc.org.

    Bookmarks; Folk & Fun; Chapter One Book Groups Party

  • April 28, 2015

    Preschool Story Time

    For 3-5 year old children, 40 minute program of stories and simple craft.. Please register by calling 978.526.2016 or email, scollins at mvlc.org.

  • April 29, 2015

    Musical Story Time Jam with Lisa Cheney

    A music & movement story time class for parents and children infant to 3
    Please register - Lisa Cheney - 978-468-5489 or email - e.cheney@hwschools.net

    Lego League

    filled

  • April 30, 2015

    Pakistani Cooking Demo for Manchester Reads

    Join Uma Naidoo as she gives a cooking demonstration on various Pakistani dishes. She will give an insight into real Pakistani food those in the Manchester Reads book I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai, would enjoy. Also you can sample the food created during the demo! Uma Naidoo, M.D. is an award winning Harvard-trained psychiatrist and an award-winning professional chef who graduated from the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. A food consultant, she enjoys sharing delicious recipes great for your mood and brain. To find out more about Uma Naidoo, check out her Facebook page www.facebook.com/NBGLifestyle.

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