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Events in April 2017

  • April 1, 2017

    Kid's Meet the Author & Illustrator: Julie Salamon and Jill Weber

  • April 2, 2017

    OPEN TODAY 1-5 PM

    The Library is open today from 1 to 5 PM.

  • April 3, 2017

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    YA Jelly Bean Trivia Game

    Come in and complete the Jelly Bean Trivia Game before the end of April.

    You could be the winner of a Jelly Belly 50-Flavor Sampler!

    6 PM Closing for Town Meeting

    The Manchester Public Library will be closing at 6 PM on Monday, April 3rd, 2017, so that all may attend Town meeting.

    Hours on Monday, April 3rd, will be 10 AM-6 PM. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 4th, 1-8 PM.

    For assistance, please call 978-526-7711 during regularly scheduled hours.

  • April 4, 2017

    Hearthside Book Group

    Meets the first Tuesday (mostly) of the month at 4:00 PM. New Members are always welcome. For more information please click on the link below.

    Hearthside Book Group

  • April 5, 2017

    Mother Goose Storytime

    Ducklings Storytime

  • April 6, 2017

    Jamboree-by-the-Sea

    Sing, dance, jump, and read at this special storytime with Lisa Cheney of Early Childhood Partners/CFCE! For kids up to age 4. Across the street at the Manchester Historical Society,

  • April 7, 2017

    Movie Night: Manchester By The Sea

    Come by the library on Friday, April 7th at 5:30 PM to watch the movie that made our seaside town a regular name on Hollywood’s award nominee list. Casey Affleck stars as a handyman who returns to his hometown to take care of his nephew after his brother passes away unexpectedly. Following this sudden change in his life, he must finally come to terms with the tragic past he left behind and the people he once knew who still live there. This movie stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler. Bring your own drink, the Library will provide popcorn. This movie is rated R and anyone under 17 must have a parent or guardian fill out a permission slip available at the Library's circulation desk.

  • April 8, 2017

    Seaside Saturdays: Gadgets & Gizmos

    On Saturday, April 8, come discover the weird and the wacky with a special storytime at 10:15 AM for little ones with Susie Lord. Afterwards, at 10:45, play a guessing game with historical artifacts and do crafts! This program is being held at the Manchester Historical Museum. Please let Miss Kate know in advance if you’re planning to come at 978-526-2016 or kstadt@manchesterpl.org.

    This event is a joint collaboration between the Manchester Public Library, the Manchester Historical Society, and Early Childhood Partners/CFCE. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Manchester Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

  • April 9, 2017

    SUNDAY WINTER HOURS END TODAY

    This is the last Sunday the Library will be open for the season. Please join us from 1 to 5 PM.

  • April 10, 2017

    Nonfiction Book Group

    Meets on Mondays at 5:30 PM. New Members are always welcome. For more information please click on the link below.

  • April 12, 2017

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    4th Annual Peep Show

    Calling all ages! Create a diorama, using those deliciously sweet, marshmallow Peeps as the main characters of your favorite book or movie.

    Beginning today, you can 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.

    Stay tuned for further information.

    Mother Goose Storytime

    Ducklings Storytime

  • April 13, 2017

    Jamboree-by-the-Sea

    Sing, dance, jump, and read at this special storytime with Lisa Cheney of Early Childhood Partners/CFCE! For kids up to age 4. Across the street at the Manchester Historical Society,

  • April 14, 2017

    Movie Night: Hidden Figures

    On Friday, April 14th at 5:30 PM enjoy a film based on the unbelievable true life stories of the unsung heroes who helped in the United States race against Russia to put a man in space. In the early 1960’s a group of African-American female mathematicians known as "human computers", helped serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history: working with NASA to launch the astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. This movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae.

  • April 17, 2017

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    LIBRARY CLOSED PATRIOTS' DAY

    The Library is closed today, Monday, April 17 for Patriots' Day. We will reopen Tuesday, April 18 at 1 PM.

  • April 19, 2017

    Mother Goose Storytime

    Ducklings Storytime

  • April 21, 2017

    Pajamas & Popcorn Movie Night: Moana

  • April 22, 2017

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    YA Jelly Bean Trivia Game

    Today is National Jelly Bean Day! A reminder you have until next Saturday, April 29 to complete the Jelly Bean Trivia Game. Give it a try. You could be the lucky winner of a Jelly Belly 50-Flavor Sampler! Good luck!

    Cozy Corner with Susie Lord

  • April 24, 2017

    Wordsmiths Book Club

    For kids in grades 4 & 5. Please register with Miss Kate! To learn more about Book Club, click here.

  • April 26, 2017

    Mother Goose Storytime

    Read with Gus the Therapy Dog

  • April 28, 2017

    Mystery Book Group

    Meets the last Friday of the month at 10:30 AM. New Members are always welcome. For more information please click on the link below.

  • April 29, 2017

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    Jelly Bean Contest Ends

    A reminder you have until 5 PM today Saturday, April 29 to complete the Jelly Bean Trivia Game. Give it a try. You could be the lucky winner of a Jelly Belly 50-Flavor Sampler! Good luck!

    Cozy Corner with Susie Lord

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