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Events in December 2014

  • December 1, 2014

    Nonfiction Book Group

    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.

  • December 2, 2014

    Preschool Story Time

    for 3-5 year old children, 40 minute program of stories and simple craft.

    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.

    TGIO-NANO!

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

  • December 3, 2014

    Mother Goose Story Time

    for infants through 2 years of age, 20 minute program of rhymes, instruments, simple books.

    Make A Gift session

    Make a gift session on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2-3 PM for grades K-5th.
    Please register, 978-526-2016 or email scollins at mvlc.org.

  • December 4, 2014

    Knitting Circle

    December Knits! Bring your own knitting or learn how to knit for the first time! Knitting assistance and materials will be on hand. Children, teens & adults, welcome. Please register at 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org and we’ll meet you at the roundtable!

  • December 5, 2014

    Green Team Hosts Child Care Evening

    The MERHS Green Team and the Manchester Community Center will offer Child Care for the Christmas-by-the-Sea shopping event, on Friday night, December 5th, starting at 5 PM, drop off children at the side entrance of the Manchester Public Library (Children’s Room entrance). (Cell numbers must be provided at drop off.) Minimum donation is $10 per child with a family maximum of $30 for the evening. Green Team students will entertain the children by providing arts & crafts, games, movie, etc. Adult chaperon's will be on hand. Light refreshments are provided. Pick up time by 9 PM. Proceeds support the MERHS Green Team.

  • December 6, 2014

    Midwinter Magic Gerwick Puppets

    First Parish Church Chapel
    1 Chapel Lane
    next door to the library
    Manchester, MA 01944

    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.

    Potpourri Bags

    While enjoying Christmas-by-the-Sea, stop by the Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library on December 6 between 12- 2 PM. You can create your own holiday scent with Pat as she helps you make your very own potpourri bag. Choose from a variety of seasonal fragrances to spice up the upcoming winter months!

  • December 7, 2014

    Open Sundays 1-5 PM

    The Library has received a grant for seasonal Sunday hours.

  • December 8, 2014

    Chapter One

    Grades 1-2 book group
    Please register at 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org

    Chapter One

  • December 9, 2014

    Preschool Story Time

    for 3-5 year old children, 40 minute program of stories and simple craft.

  • December 10, 2014

    Mother Goose Story Time

    for infants through 2 years of age, 20 minute program of rhymes, instruments, simple books.

    Folks & Fun Book Group

    The Kindergarten, Folks & Fun Book Group is now meeting. Our next session is Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Please join us for a fun-filled half hour beginning at 2 pm at the Manchester Public Library in the Children's Room. We will be reading folktales and some activities are planned. There is no snack provided. Please register for this book group by emailing scollins at mvlc.org or calling 978-526-2016.

  • December 11, 2014

    Knitting Circle

    December Knits! Bring your own knitting or learn how to knit for the first time! Knitting assistance and materials will be on hand. Children, teens & adults, welcome. Please register at 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org and we’ll meet you at the roundtable!

  • December 13, 2014

    Story Makers with Susie

    For infants through 8 years old, with a parent or caregiver.

  • December 14, 2014

    Open Sundays 1-5 PM

    The Library has received a grant for seasonal Sunday hours.

  • December 15, 2014

    Bookmarks

    Grades 3-5 book group
    Please register at 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org.

  • December 16, 2014

    Preschool Story Time

    for 3-5 year old children, 40 minute program of stories and simple craft.

  • December 17, 2014

    Mother Goose Story Time

    for infants through 2 years of age, 20 minute program of rhymes, instruments, simple books.

    Holiday stories & cookies

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

  • December 18, 2014

    Knitting Circle

    December Knits! Bring your own knitting or learn how to knit for the first time! Knitting assistance and materials will be on hand. Children, teens & adults, welcome. Please register at 978-526-2016 or scollins at mvlc.org and we’ll meet you at the roundtable!

  • December 19, 2014

    Mystery Book Group

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

  • December 20, 2014

    Story Makers with Susie

    For infants through 8 years old, with a parent or caregiver.

    Story Makers with Susie

  • December 21, 2014

    Open Sundays 1-5 PM

    The Library has received a grant for seasonal Sunday hours.

  • December 24, 2014

    Christmas Eve - close early

  • December 25, 2014

    N/A

    Christmas - Closed

  • December 26, 2014

    Open

  • December 27, 2014

    Open

  • December 28, 2014

    Open Sundays 1-5 PM

    The Library has received a grant for seasonal Sunday hours.

  • December 31, 2014

    New Year's Eve - close early

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