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Online Program – The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in America

  The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in America On Thursday, December 2nd at 6:30 PM join the Manchester Library in welcoming Kenneth C. Turino for his well-illustrated lecture that traces the development of the celebration of Christmas from the time it was outlawed in 17th Century New England through the beginning […]

Library Hours

Masks are required in the Library. Please continue to socially distance while in the building. Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library Open Hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 AM – 5 PM Tuesday, Thursday 10 AM – 7 PM Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM Sunday 1 – 4 PM Access to a computer during open Library hours requires […]

Summer Browsing Hours

In-Library Browsing Sessions The Manchester Public Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 AM – 5 PM, Thursday from 11 AM – 7 PM for in-Library browsing without a reservation. Saturdays and Sundays the Library is closed. Access to a computer during open Library hours requires an appointment. Please call 978-526-7711. We […]

Library Browsing Hours

Library Browsing Hours The Manchester Library is excited to announce that limited browsing hours by appointment only will now be available only on Thursdays starting March 11th! From 10 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM, with 10 AM being reserved for seniors and high risk patrons, reservations for 45-minute browsing times […]

Church St. Closed – Front Library Door for Curbside Pickup

Church Street is currently closed due to DPW maintenance, so the side entrance to the library for curbside pickup is unavailable. We encourage patrons to use the front entrance to pick up their items. Please call 978.526.7711 to schedule pick up prior to coming.

Library Browsing Hours

Library Browsing Hours The Manchester Library is excited to announce that limited browsing hours by appointment only will now be available only on Thursdays starting March 11th! From 10 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM, with 10 AM being reserved for seniors and high risk patrons, reservations for 45-minute browsing times […]

Photo Tour of Kenya & Discussion of Efforts to Bring Water to the Area, March 11 @ 7 PM

WATER IS LIFE: BRINGING SUSTAINABLE CLEAN WATER TO RURAL KENYAN SCHOOLS March 11, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM On Thursday, March 11th at 7 PM Beverly resident Peter Johnson will present a photo tour of his recent trip to rural Western Kenya where he visited schools and communities without clean water as part of a learning […]

Register for Online Indian Cooking Class with Sandhya March 4 @ 7 PM

Online Indian Cooking Class with Sandhya’s Kitchen Need a tasty and warm dish to heat up these cold winter nights? On March 4th at 7 PM on Zoom, join Sandhya from Sandhya’s kitchen as she shows you how to create a delicious curried spinach chicken curry and raisin and onion rice pilaf! You can follow […]

Tonight at 7 PM Join Culturally Curious Presents African Americans As Subjects & Creators In American Art

Online Program: Culturally Curious Presents African Americans As Subjects & Creators In American Art On Friday, February 26th at 7 PM, Jane Oneail of Culturally Curious will present an online program that examines African American history enshrined in American Art. From colonial era portraits to 19th-century and Jim Crow-era prints, to 1960s Civil Rights photography, […]

Museum of Science ePasses Now Available

Boston’s Museum of Science ePasses are available. Click on MUSEUM PASSES at the bottom of this page and reserve your ePass. The pass will admit up to 4 people at a 50% discount on tickets to the Museum’s Exhibit Halls. Children under 3 are not included in the count of 4 and are always admitted […]