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3 & Up Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Librarians will present an active storytime for children ages 3 and up, with books on the big screen, action rhymes and music. A parent/caregiver must participate with their child(ren). Come up to the 2nd floor auditorium. Your child will get a ...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

1's & 2's Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Librarians will present an active storytime for 1- and 2-year-olds with books on the big screen, choral readers, action rhymes and music. A parent/caregiver must participate with their child(ren). This week's theme is imagination. Registratio...
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.

Family Literacy Night at WW Elementary

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Outreach
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:
A librarian will be available with library info and giveaways for kids and parents at Woodrow Wilson's Family Literacy Night event. Get your child a library card, learn what services the library has for families, and take home a free book! To get a f...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult and Teen Trivia Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Events
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Trivia at the library is back! Grab your friends, family, or co-workers for a fun evening of trivia at MPL! Create a team name and sign up in teams of 3-6 people. Ages 12 and up are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for t...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Monster Mash Dance Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
It's time for a spooky/silly dance party and storytime. A librarian will play fun dance music for the Halloween season and read some stories for ages 2-5. A parent/guardian must attend with their child(ren). Children may dress in a costume if th...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.

StoryWalk Downtown: The Pigeon Needs a Bath

9:00am - 6:00pm
Library Events, Offsite Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK (0-5), Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Offsite Events
Event Details:
Does your child love the antics of beloved storybook character Pigeon? If so, this is a great family activity for you! The StoryWalk Downtown is available every day between Oct. 1 and 31, so choose the day and time that works best for you. Starting o...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Monster Mash Dance Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
It's time for a spooky/silly dance party and storytime. A librarian will play fun dance music for the Halloween season and read some stories for ages 2-5. A parent/guardian must attend with their child(ren). Children may dress in a costume if th...
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ReadMHK Reading Challenge

All Day 10/31 - 11/6
Online, Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids (Gr. K-5), Teens (Gr. 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Online, Library Events
Event Details:
ReadMHK is a 9-month community-wide reading program where we can all make connections with each other through similar reading experiences. Each month has a different topic with reading suggestions for everyone, age 5 & up. We will use these topic...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Kids (Gr. K-5)" group.

StoryWalk Indoors: Hungry Bird

9:00am - 6:00pm
Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK (0-5), Kids (Gr. K-5)
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
Are you a fan of Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard? Come to the library's Children's Room for a StoryWalk Indoors featuring Hungry Bird, another book by the same author. Starting at the Children's Desk, pick up a map and colored pencil. Find th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sr. Center Tech Drop In

9:15am - 11:45am
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 ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Yak and yarn

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
This program provides a location for knitters and crocheters to meet on a weekly basis to socialize and get help with their craft projects from other members. Masks are required.  ...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.

Teen Anime Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Events
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12)
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Let’s talk about manga and anime! Join us every 1st Tuesday for a fun, relaxed time to chat about manga series you like to read or favorite anime videos, and get recommendations from others as well. Masks are required. Please register in advance...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Workshop: Tablets & iPads - DCC

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Classes & Workshops
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Are you a beginning computer user? Or do you have a friend or family member who would like to use the latest technologies, but needs some help getting started? Come and get help with questions about tablets and ipads. Douglass Community Center A...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

3 & Up Storytime: Our Favorites

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Celebrate Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Month! Join us for a special PreK storytime featuring the librarian's favorite books, action rhymes and music. Each family will get a free copy of Grumpy Bird to take home. A parent/caregiver must participa...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.

Teen Gaming: Mario Kart Tournament

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Events
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12)
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Compete in a Teen Mario Kart Tournament! Show us your racing skills on the big screen. Masks are required. Please register in advance; space is limited. ...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Celebrate Preschoolers Book Giveaway

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
Celebrate Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Month with Dolly Parton Imagination Library, and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! Come to the library on Nov. 6 to get a free book for your child(ren) ages 0-5. While you are here, sign up for two amazing FREE...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Yak and yarn

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:
This program provides a location for knitters and crocheters to meet on a weekly basis to socialize and get help with their craft projects from other members. Masks are required.  ...

Monthly meeting

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
monthly chapter meeting ...
This event is in the "Teens (Gr. 6-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens (Gr. 6-12), Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Join us for a special craft night. You will learn how to create your own cheese board for all of your holiday gatherings! We will learn about and sample a few cheeses and accompaniments, as well as how to plate them. You will also make a few cheese m...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Zoofari Tails Storytime at 10:00

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
The zoo and the library team up to present a fun animal-themed storytime once a month with books on the big screen, active songs, and lots of animal sounds and poses. Learn about tigers this time! It is also Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Month and eac...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Zoofari Tails Storytime at 11:00

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
The zoo and the library team up to present a fun animal-themed storytime once a month with books on the big screen, active songs, and lots of animal sounds and poses. Learn about tigers this time! It is also Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Month and eac...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Family Fun Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Celebrate Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Month! Join us for a special PreK storytime featuring the books, action rhymes and music about feelings. Each family will get a free copy of Grumpy Bird to take home. A parent/caregiver must participate wit...
This event is in the "PreK (0-5)" group.

Baby & Toddler Storytime: Our Favorites

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK (0-5)
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Celebrate Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Month! Join us for a special storytime featuring our librarians' favorite books for babies and toddlers, action rhymes, and music. A parent/caregiver must participate with their child(ren). Each family will get ...