Join us for Summer Crafternoons! Every other Wednesday from 3 to 5 PM. Registration required! Please call the Library or email mblack@manchesterpl.org.

Open books, glasses of iced coffee and purple flowers

Summer is hot and good books are even hotter! We’ll provide the cold brew coffee for you and we can all chat about the books we have been reading or hearing about.

Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading is up and running. Kids entering PreK through 5th can choose between Read-to-Bead or the Summer Badge Journal. Entering 6th graders can enter both the Kids & Teen programs! Don't miss out ~ join the fun all summer long!

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Try out the new pickleball courts with one of our pickleball kits or take advantage of these clear nights to explore the stars with our telescope. Check out is 1 week and items can be placed on hold.

Events

Aug

15

Nature Station and Stories: Bugs!

Mon. | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Aug

16

Digital Advice

Tue. | 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Aug

16

Digital Advice

Tue. | 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Aug

16

Digital Advice Drop-In

Tue. | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Aug

17

Tai Chi Class

Wed. | 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Aug

17

Shut Up and Write!

Wed. | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Aug

17

Stories & Songs on the Library Lawn

Wed. | 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Aug

17

Kris Kraft(ernoon): Decoupage

Wed. | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Aug

18

PJ Story Time LIVE!!

Thu. | 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Aug

23

Digital Advice

Tue. | 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

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Explore Digital Resources

Access a variety of resources from home for free with your library card!

Breaking news, analysis from U.S. and the world; covering politics, economics, markets, life, arts.

Access to real-time stock/fund quotes, prices, performance data, analysis, and much more.

Highly effective 14 languages-learning app uses audio lessons, interactive exercises, readings.

Over 185 Prep Courses, Practice Tests, including ACT, SAT, graduate, licensing exams.

Free legal forms, covering hundreds of subjects and issues.

Creativebug is a resource that offers over 1,000 high-quality online videos in arts and crafts inst

Download eBooks, Audio Books, Streaming Video and Magazines. To sign in, choose your library system

Children”s ebooks for grades K-6 and includes animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter

Freegal® Music is a free music streaming service.

Hoopla will offer you music, movies, books, and more to enjoy!

Kanopy is a video streaming service that shows movies, documentaries and Kids favorites.

RMV practice tests and manuals for teenagers, newcomers, renewal applicants or senior citizens.

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