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Press December 5, 2022

MPL Children’s News & Events A NEW StoryWalk® is HERE:  “The Tree in Dock Square” by Jean Woodbury  You won’t want to miss this delightful, award-winning picture book, that tells the true-story of one family’s special gift to their town’s holiday event.  The author will also be joining us on Sunday, Dec 11 at 2PM to share her book.  PLEASE NOTE DATE … Continued

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Ron Borel Bequest

Manchester by-the-Sea Public Library Receives Large Bequest The Manchester by-the-Sea Public Library is pleased to announce a special event in commemoration of former resident and patron Ron Borel. “Celebration and Stories: Ron Borel and the Manchester by the Sea Public Library” will take place at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 17th. Ron Borel has given … Continued

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Press November 28, 2022

SAVE THE DATES for this Holiday by the Sea Special Events!    FOL Holiday Stroll Book Fair   FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2nd, 5:30—8:00PM   New to the Manchester Holiday Stroll this year is a book fair sponsored by the Friends of the Manchester Library in collaboration with The Book Shop of Beverly Farms! The book fair will offer a … Continued

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Press November 21, 2022

Friends of Library Holiday Stroll Book Fair Friday, December 2 at 5:30—8:00 PM New to the Manchester Holiday Stroll this year is a book fair sponsored by the Friends of the Manchester Library in collaboration with The Book Shop of Beverly Farms! The book fair will offer a collection of carefully-selected books for all ages, as … Continued

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Press November 7, 2022

HauntedLibrary2022   Over 100 attendees of all ages enjoyed the tricks and treats at MBTS library’s 2nd annual haunted library. This spooktacular event was made possible by the library’s Board of Trustees and the Teen Advisory Board, who created a haunted library that was ghoulishly good. Thanks also to the Hooper Fund for sponsoring Charlotte Dore of Roselita’s Puppets.   Tons of events happening while school is … Continued

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Juneteenth Holiday

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival came a full two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, which was signed by President Lincoln on September 22, … Continued

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Download eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines with the Libby App!

Libby Digital Lending Service Online Tutorial  Libby is available as an app and web browser that offers free access to eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines on your mobile device or computer for registered Manchester Library users. You will only need your library card to join! What devices are compatible with the Libby App? iPhones and iPads – … Continued

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Manchester Reads: Author Talk & Tea with Robin Clifford Woods

Join Robin Clifford Wood for an in-person presentation on her memoir “The Field House: A Writer’s Life Lost and Found on an Island in Maine” where she discusses her time spent in the beautiful surrounding Maine island landscapes that included the home that once belonged to Maine’s early-twentieth-century National Book Award–Winning and Newbery Medal-Winning children’s … Continued

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Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

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 … Continued

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