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Summer Volunteer Opportunities

All Day 3/9 - 4/30
Other
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

9:00am - 11:00pm
Outreach
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...
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
Educate and inform those individuals turning 65 years old about their upcoming Medicare benefits and how to enroll. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Enjoy a donut from Varsity Donuts, while we discuss books with dangerous storylines. Hang out with other book lovers in this nontraditional book club to hear about some of the latest books and discuss what each of us has read in the past month. ...
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
Practice Improv ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

2nd Grade Tour - T. Roosevelt

1:15pm - 2:00pm
Tours/Groups
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

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Events
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. ...
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

10:00am - 4:00pm
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.
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!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yack and Yarn

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Events
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

9:15am - 10:00am
Tours/Groups
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

1:15pm - 2:00pm
Tours/Groups
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

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Events, Storytimes
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

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Classes & Workshops, Library Events
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

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Events
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 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

9:15am - 10:00am
Tours/Groups
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

2:15pm - 3:00pm
Tours/Groups
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

4:30pm - 5:45pm
Library Events
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

5:15pm - 7:00pm
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...
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

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Events, Special Events
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

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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...