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Winter Reading Challenge

All Day 1/1 - 1/31
Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK (0-5), Kids (Gr. K-5), Teens (Gr. 6-12), Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
Get cozy with a book and join us in a Winter Reading challenge. Register here to log reading time, or download the free Beanstack Tracker app to log reading on your phone. Receive a free book for completing 6 of the 8 winter reading “badges.” Can you...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.

Online Zoofari Tails Storytime: Bearded Dragons

All Day 1/25 - 1/30
Online, Library Events, Storytimes
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: PreK (0-5), Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Online, Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:
View storytime video here. Zoofari Tails is a pre-recorded program with animal stories read by Ms. Laura from Manhattan Public Library! Children will also meet animals from the Sunset Zoo with Ms. Nicole, as she shares some video footage of vari...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.

Teen Zoom Gaming Hour: Among Us

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online, Library Events
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12)
Program Type: Online, Library Events
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Emergency Meeting! Join librarians on Zoom to play Among Us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in January and February. Teens, grades 6th-12th, will work together, discuss and possibly betray each other while trying to find the impo...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Baby & Toddler Online Storytime: Winter

All Day 2/1 - 2/6
Online, Storytimes
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Online, Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for stories and rhymes aimed at children from 0-36 months. Ms. Rachel and her puppet Bobo will be reading and singing about winter and snow. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sr. Center Tech Drop In

9:30am - 11:30am
Outreach
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
Tech Outreach to Riley County Senior Center, 301 N 4th. Helping seniors with questions about their computers, tablets and phones. Call Sr. Center to set up an appointment- 785-537-4040. 9:30am-11:30am ...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
This craft goes with the "Out of this World Online Party" on Feb. 8. Pick up your Outer Space Take-and-Make Craft Bag any time starting February 3rd from the Children’s Room, while supplies last. Suggested for 3rd-5th graders. ...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.

Out of the World Online Party & Craft

All Day 2/8 - 2/13
Online, Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Online, Library Events
Event Details:
Rockets and planets and stars, oh my! Ms. Jennie will read from awesome space books, share fun outer space facts and do some crafts and activities that are a real blast! Pick up your take and make Outer Space Craft Kit any time starting February 3rd ...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.

Teen Zoom Gaming Hour: Among Us

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online, Library Events
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12)
Program Type: Online, Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Emergency Meeting! Join librarians on Zoom to play Among Us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in February. Teens, grades 6th-12th, will work together, discuss and possibly betray each other while trying to find the imposter(s), fin...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tablets & iPads - Douglass Community Center

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Classes & Workshops, Outreach
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Outreach
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Tech Classes are starting again at the Douglass Community Center Annex. Learn the basics of how to navigate your tablets and ipads. Call the Manhattan Public Library to sign up, 785-776-4741 ext 300.   ...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult and Teen Craft Night- Valentine Paper Quilling

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Classes & Workshops, Online
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Paper quilling is the art of cutting paper into long thin strips, rolling and pinching the pieces into different shapes, and then gluing the shapes together to form decorative art. Paper quilling projects can be used to decor...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

PreK Yoga Storytime: Joy

All Day 2/15 - 2/20
Online, Library Events, Storytimes
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Online, Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:
Today’s storytime theme is joy. Join us for an online session of stretching, breathing, yoga poses and some fun stories with Ms. Hannah. Suggested for ages 3-5. ...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Keep Your Cool book discussion

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Online
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
We are partnering with Kansas State University Hale Library for a book discussion about climate change with the book, A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet by Sarah Jaquette Ray. Copies of the book will be availa...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.

Take & Make Craft: Zoofari Storytime

All Day 2/17 - 2/21
Other
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK (0-5), Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Pick up an animal craft bag at the library that relates to the Online Zoofari Tails Storytime theme: Ducks. The storytime will be released on the library's youtube channel on February 22. Limited to families, 1 per child. Available while supplies las...

FREE VITA TAX Preparation

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Collaboration Space & Classroom
Purpose of Meeting
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is now taking appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's. The maximum household income is $54,000 or below for completing taxes. We cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.

Teen Library Advisory Board (TLAB) Zoom

All Day
Online, Library Events
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12)
Program Type: Online, Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Teens 6th - 12th Grade: Do you want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Or do you want to learn more about what the library has to offer teens? Join our TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board). Register here to join the conversation&n...