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Events in September 2016

  • September 1, 2016

    Books at Singing Beach

    Join us for a 30-minute drop-in group with fun beach reading suggestions, sharing of free books and more!

    First 10 to attend get a free library tote bag and a free iced coffee from the Laughing Gull concession stand.

    Thanks to Manchester Parks & Recreation for helping us coordinate this fun event!

  • September 3, 2016

    Closed

    The Library will be closed on Saturdays until after Labor Day Weekend. The Library's regular hours are Monday & Wednesday 10AM-8PM, Tuesday & Thursday 1PM-8PM, and Friday 10AM-5PM.

  • September 4, 2016

    Closed

    The Library will be closed on Sundays until after Winter Hours start. The Library's regular hours are Monday & Wednesday 10AM-8PM, Tuesday & Thursday 1PM-8PM, and Friday 10AM-5PM.

  • September 5, 2016

    Library Closed for Labor Day

    The Library will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. The Library will reopen on Tuesday, September 6th at 1 PM.

  • September 7, 2016

    Mother Goose Storytime

    A 40-minute storytime full of books, rhymes, and early science exploration! For ages 0 to 2. Drop-ins welcome!

    Ducklings Storytime

    50 minutes of stories and hands-on science and art activities! For ages 3 to 5. Please let Miss Kate know at 978-526-2016 or kstadt@manchesterpl.org if you plan to come!

    Writing the College Application Essay

    Kristen Bixby from Comprehensive College Advising will be presenting a program "Writing the College Application Essay". High school students and parents are invited. Please register by calling the Library, 978-526-7711.

  • September 9, 2016

    Movie Night: Me Before You

    Based off the bestselling novel by JoJo Moyes enjoy the romantic drama about life taking you to unexpected places. Come by the Library on Friday, September 9th at 5:30 PM and follow the story about a directionless young woman who becomes the caregiver for a once adventurous banker who was paralyzed in an accident. The pair work closely together and eventually develop an unexpected bond for each other that forces them to reconnect with life, and their future, in different ways. The film stars Emilia Clark and Sam Claflin. Call the Library at 978-526-7711 to make a reservation. Bring your own drink, the Library will provide popcorn. This movie is rated PG-13 and anyone under 13 must have a parent or guardian fill out a permission slip available at the Library's circulation desk.

  • September 10, 2016

    Saturday Hours Resume

    Starting on Saturday, September 10th the Library will once again be open on Saturdays from 10 AM to 5 PM.

    Regular library hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 AM to 8 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 PM to 8 PM, and Fridays from 10 AM to 5 PM.

    Pirate Day Tea Party

    Join the library, the Manchester Historical Society, and Lisa Cheney for a very fun day of pirate storytime, activities, and crafts!

    11 AM: Storytime and crafts at the Historical Society
    11:45 AM: Games, food, and fun at the library

    Wear your best pirate costume!

    5th Cookbook Throwdown

    Grilling News from the Library!

    Are you the King or Queen of the Weber, the Duke of Dining (outdoors?) Do friends exclaim about the heat of your bbq and run for the water barrel? Mild or Wild, we want your best effort for backyard grilling with our 5th Cookbook Throwdown at the Manchester Public Library on Saturday, September 10th, 2 PM. Check out a copy of The Grillmasters, with great meat, vegetable, poultry, seafood and more in its extensive recipes. Try your hand at one or more, then come back and sign up to bring in a sampling of the dish you’d like to enter in the taste off. All who attend the Throwdown will taste test the entries, vote, and the winner will receive a $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE and SERIOUS BRAGGING RIGHTS! For more details, or to sign up, contact Sara Collins, scollins@manchesterol.org. We’ll be enjoying the Throwdown on the library lawn, if weather permits!

  • September 11, 2016

    Closed

    The Library will be closed on Sundays until after Winter Hours start. The Library's regular hours are Monday & Wednesday 10AM-8PM, Tuesday & Thursday 1PM-8PM, and Friday 10AM-5PM.

  • September 13, 2016

    Hearthside Book Group

    Hearthside Book Group

    The Hearthside Book Group will meet Tuesday, September 13, at 4 PM to discuss the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. New members are always welcome. Click here for a list of titles and schedule.

  • September 14, 2016

    Mother Goose Storytime

    A 40-minute storytime full of books, rhymes, and early science exploration! For ages 0 to 2. Drop-ins welcome!

    Ducklings Storytime

    50 minutes of stories and hands-on science and art activities! For ages 3 to 5. Please let Miss Kate know at 978-526-2016 or kstadt@manchesterpl.org if you plan to come!

  • September 18, 2016

    Closed

    The Library will be closed on Sundays until after Winter Hours start. The Library's regular hours are Monday & Wednesday 10AM-8PM, Tuesday & Thursday 1PM-8PM, and Friday 10AM-5PM.

  • September 19, 2016

    Nonfiction Book Group

    Nonfiction Book Group

    The Nonfiction Book Group will meet on Monday, September 19th at 5:30 PM to discuss Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan. New members are always welcome. Click here for titles & schedule.

  • September 21, 2016

    Mother Goose Storytime

    A 40-minute storytime full of books, rhymes, and early science exploration! For ages 0 to 2. Drop-ins welcome!

    Ducklings Storytime

    50 minutes of stories and hands-on science and art activities! For ages 3 to 5. Please let Miss Kate know at 978-526-2016 or kstadt@manchesterpl.org if you plan to come!

  • September 25, 2016

    Closed

    The Library will be closed on Sundays until after Winter Hours start. The Library's regular hours are Monday & Wednesday 10AM-8PM, Tuesday & Thursday 1PM-8PM, and Friday 10AM-5PM.

  • September 26, 2016

    Wordsmiths Book Club

    ROBOTS! WILD ANIMALS! MYSTERIOUS ORIGINS! A WOODEN FOOT! Want to know what book is about all these things and more? Come to Book Club!

    For kids in grades 4 & 5. Please register with Miss Kate!

    To learn more about Book Club, click here.

  • September 28, 2016

    Mother Goose Storytime

    A 40-minute storytime full of books, rhymes, and early science exploration! For ages 0 to 2. Drop-ins welcome!

    Fall Fairy Houses

    Give your very own garden fairy a home by building it a house! We’ll have materials and designs for a few kinds of fairy houses! For kids up to grade 5. Please RSVP with Miss Kate at 978-526-2016 or kstadt@manchesterpl.org.

  • September 30, 2016

    Mystery Book Group

    Meets the last Friday of the month at 10:30 AM. New Members are always welcome. For more information please see the Mystery Book Group Page by clicking on the link below.

    Mystery Book Group

    Inkspots Writing Group

    Starting Friday, September 30 at 3:30 PM, we'll be starting up the Inkspots Writing Group for grades 4-5. We'll have a short discussion about a writing topic, and then do an acitivity to practice writing skills! The goal of this group is to have fun no matter what your writing level is! Anyone who wants to share can, but no one has to.

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