ALERT: The Library will be closed to the public for renovations from Monday, February 6 - Friday, February 10. We will reopen on Saturday the 11th at 10AM. Curbside pickup will be available on Mon 2/6, Tue 2/7 and Fri 2/10 during our normal open hours.

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

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Come join us for the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting happening in person!

Location: Sacred Heart Church

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 17th from 6:00 — 8:00 PM

Registration for this event is required, please click HERE: https://bit.ly/3KJED0b

This event is open to the public for the chance to hear about the great work the friends of the library have done to support the Manchester Library throughout the year. To learn more about the Friends of the library and the programs and services they offer, check out their library page here!

This year’s speaker is William R. Cross who will discuss his newly released book, “Winslow Homer: American Passage”. Mr. Cross is an independent scholar and a consultant to art and history museums. He served as the curator of Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880, a nationally renowned 2019 exhibition on the formation of Winslow Homer as a marine painter. Mr. Cross is the chairman of the advisory board of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.

Copies of William Cross’ book are available to borrow at the Library. Click on the link below to request a copy today through the Manchester Library’s online catalog: https://bit.ly/3sCjCyj

Light refreshments will be served.