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Summer Volunteer Opportunities

All Day 3/9 - 4/30
Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Volunteer at the library this summer. Turn in your application by April 30, 2024. Teen volunteers must be entering 9th-12th grades in the fall. Adult volunteers must be 18 or older

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Volunteer at the library this summer. Turn in your application by April 30, 2024. Teen volunteers must be entering 9th-12th grades in the fall. Adult volunteers must be 18 or older. Visit our Volunteer webpage for more information and to fill in the ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Meadowlark Hills Tech Drop-In

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 9:00am - 11:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Outreach
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

New to technology? Have a question about your phone or device? Wandean Rivers will be on site to help older adults with questions about their computers, tablets and phones. Start y

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
New to technology? Have a question about your phone or device? Wandean Rivers will be on site to help older adults with questions about their computers, tablets and phones. Start your digital adventure! Meet in the Game Room; Every 3rd Thursday of th...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Tour - T. Roosevelt

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Tours/Groups
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

2nd grade tour for Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School - 50 kids, walking to the library.

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:
2nd grade tour for Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School - 50 kids, walking to the library. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Club

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Let's build together! K-5th graders will build a new structure each week using the library's Legos and their imagination.

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
Let's build together! K-5th graders will build a new structure each week using the library's Legos and their imagination. ...

Toastmasters Speech Contest

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 9:00am - 1:00pm
Auditorium at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

International Speech Contest

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
International Speech Contest...

Free Clothing Market

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Groesbeck Meeting Room at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

We are hosting a free clothing market, aka a clothing drive. We are collecting clothes, washing them, then handing them out to whomever needs them. We'd like to hold it in the libr

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
We are hosting a free clothing market, aka a clothing drive. We are collecting clothes, washing them, then handing them out to whomever needs them. We'd like to hold it in the library as it is a resource for the people we'd like to help and is a well...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Outreach at Little Apple Pride Festival

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Outreach
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

The library will have a table at the Little Apple Pride Festival in City Park. Stop by for library information and say hi to your favorite librarians! 

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
The library will have a table at the Little Apple Pride Festival in City Park. Stop by for library information and say hi to your favorite librarians!  ...

Riley County Genealogical Society program

Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

educational program free & open to the public

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
educational program free & open to the public...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yack and Yarn

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Groesbeck Meeting Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Come and socialize with fellow knitting and crocheting enthusiasts! All levels of experience welcome. Work on your yarn and textile projects and craft with others.

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
Come and socialize with fellow knitting and crocheting enthusiasts! All levels of experience welcome. Work on your yarn and textile projects and craft with others. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Tour - Ogden

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9:15am - 10:00am
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Tours/Groups
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

2nd grade tour for Ogden Elementary School, 26 students in 2 classes.

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:
2nd grade tour for Ogden Elementary School, 26 students in 2 classes. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Tour - Bluemont

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Tours/Groups
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

2nd grade tour for Bluemont Elementary School, 47 kids, 2 classes.

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:
2nd grade tour for Bluemont Elementary School, 47 kids, 2 classes. ...
This event is in the "PreK" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pajama Storytime: Stories Encouraging Self-Esteem and Consent

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events, Storytimes
Age Group:
PreK, Kids, Adults
Event Details:

This is a special storytime for Child Abuse Awareness Month in which we will read two fun stories that encourage positive concepts about kids consenting to physical touch (Don’t Hu

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:
This is a special storytime for Child Abuse Awareness Month in which we will read two fun stories that encourage positive concepts about kids consenting to physical touch (Don’t Hug Doug) and teaching kids to believe in their value and good qualities...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Tech Class for Adults

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Collaboration Space & Classroom at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Library Events
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn technology basics in this three-part course designed to help folks re-entering the workforce. Start your digital adventure! Meet in the library's Collaboration Space on the f

Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn technology basics in this three-part course designed to help folks re-entering the workforce. Start your digital adventure! Meet in the library's Collaboration Space on the first floor. Sessions will be Apr 3, 10, & 17 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.&n...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chess Night

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join us for informal evenings of chess. Volunteers will be available to help players of all levels learn chess basics and try different strategies. Chess Night is more social than

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
Join us for informal evenings of chess. Volunteers will be available to help players of all levels learn chess basics and try different strategies. Chess Night is more social than competitive, so plan to have fun and make new friends. For ages 8 year...

The Life You’ve Always Wanted

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Collaboration Space & Classroom at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

We will be discussing the increased cost of living and how we can get lower prices on groceries, gasoline, restaurants, and other every day items as well!

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
We will be discussing the increased cost of living and how we can get lower prices on groceries, gasoline, restaurants, and other every day items as well!...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Tour - Lee

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 9:15am - 10:00am
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Tours/Groups
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

2nd grade tour for Lee Elementary School - 44 kids, 2 classes

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:
2nd grade tour for Lee Elementary School - 44 kids, 2 classes ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Tour - Woodrow Wilson

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Tours/Groups
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

2nd grade tour for Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 38 students in 2 classes (walking to the library).

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:
2nd grade tour for Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 38 students in 2 classes (walking to the library). ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Knot Your Average Tie Dye for Teens

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Teens in 6th to 12th grade are invited to join us for a fun and colorful tie-dye experience! During this event, participants will get the chance to create their own vibrant tie-dye

Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Teens in 6th to 12th grade are invited to join us for a fun and colorful tie-dye experience! During this event, participants will get the chance to create their own vibrant tie-dyed t-shirts. All necessary materials will be provided. Please wear clot...

Kristine Polansky

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:15pm - 7:00pm
Groesbeck Meeting Room at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Writing Group Meeting

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
Writing Group Meeting...

P31 Women

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:45pm - 8:00pm
Collaboration Space & Classroom at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Womens bible study

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
Womens bible study ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

"No Place Like Home" Film Screening and Discussion

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events, Special Events
Age Group:
Teens, Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Join us for a film screening event with special guest C. J. Janovy. Based on the award-winning 2018 book by CJ Janovy, this feature-length documentary film explores the evolut

Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Library Events, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 117
Event Details:
Join us for a film screening event with special guest C. J. Janovy. Based on the award-winning 2018 book by CJ Janovy, this feature-length documentary film explores the evolution of the LGBTQ movement in Kansas. "No Place Like Home: The Strug...
This event is in the "PreK" group.

Zoofari Tails Storytime

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Library Events, Storytimes
Age Group:
PreK
Event Details:

April's featured animal: worms! The zoo and the library team up to present a fun storytime for ages 3 and up with books on the big screen, active songs, and lots of animal sounds a

Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:
April's featured animal: worms! The zoo and the library team up to present a fun storytime for ages 3 and up with books on the big screen, active songs, and lots of animal sounds and poses. Learn about an animal that lives at Sunset Zoo. Zoofari Tail...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Be an Artist! (K-5th Gr.)

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tami Borck Storytime Room at Manhattan Public Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Library Events
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Create fun art with guidance from our friends at K-State's Beach Museum of Art. We will read Studio: A Place for Art to Start by Emily Arrow, and kids will explore various art mate

Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Create fun art with guidance from our friends at K-State's Beach Museum of Art. We will read Studio: A Place for Art to Start by Emily Arrow, and kids will explore various art materials to create a dry mixed media still life art piece. For kids in K-...

Study Opera with Dr. Catherine Fung

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 5:15pm - 7:30pm
Groesbeck Meeting Room at Manhattan Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

Study opera

The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Purpose of Meeting
Study opera...