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This event is in the "Kids" group.

StoryWalk® Downtown: Set Sail for Pancakes

All Day 5/1 - 7/31
Library Events, Offsite Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK, Kids
Program Type: Library Events, Offsite Events
Event Details:

The StoryWalk® Downtown is a self-directed walk available May-July. The walk starts at Manhattan Public Library's north windows along 629 Poyntz Avenue.

This event is in the "PreK" group.
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.

Summer Reading Challenge

All Day 6/1 - 7/31
Online, Library Events
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Online, Library Events
Event Details:

Embark on an unforgettable journey with the Manhattan Public Library’s Summer Reading Program: "Adventure Begins at the Library!" Dive into the R

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Date Night Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/2 - 6/30
Library Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:

Heat up your summer nights with romance and adventure with our adults-only Library Date Night Scavenger Hunt! Find the Date Night display in the library atrium, and take one of each of the colored envelopes.

9 am
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Manhattan Senior Center Tech Drop-In

9:30am - 11:30am
Outreach
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

New to technology? Have a question about your phone or device? A librarian will be on site to help older adults with questions about their computers, tablets and phones. Meet at the Manhattan Senior Center, 301 North 4th Street.

This event is in the "PreK" group.
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 Community Baby Shower

9:00am - 11:30am
Outreach
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

The library will have a booth at the Community Baby Shower inside Sunset Zoo's Nature Exploration Center. The Riley County Community Baby Shower is for expecting families or families with infants up to 12 months of age.

10 am
This event is in the "PreK" group.

18 Months & Up Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

This storytime is active and fun for young children. Caregivers participate with their children as we sing songs, do action rhymes, listen to stories and have music time. The target age for this storytime is children 18 months old and up.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

18 Months & Up Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

This storytime is active and fun for young children. Caregivers participate with their children as we sing songs, do action rhymes, listen to stories and have music time. The target age for this storytime is children 18 months old and up.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

Baby Rhyme Time for 0-18 Months

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

Caregivers sit with their little ones to sing, clap and play along with rhymes, read a short book together, and have shaker music time. Learn a new word in baby sign language each week.

11 am
This event is in the "PreK" group.

Baby Rhyme Time for 0-18 Months

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

Caregivers sit with their little ones to sing, clap and play along with rhymes, read a short book together, and have shaker music time. Learn a new word in baby sign language each week.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

3 & Up Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

Librarians will present an active storytime for children ages 3 and up, with books on the big screen, action rhymes, parachute time and music. Storytime is great for helping children develop early literacy skills.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

18 Months & Up Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

This storytime is active and fun for young children. Caregivers participate with their children as we sing songs, do action rhymes, listen to stories and have music time. The target age for this storytime is children 18 months old and up.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

Saturday Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: PreK
Program Type: Library Events, Storytimes
Event Details:

Saturday storytimes combine the best elements of all our storytimes to suit a wide range of ages so that the whole family can attend together. We will read stories, sing songs, learn rhymes and dance to music with shakers.

 

12 pm
1 pm
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Yack and Yarn

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Events
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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 program is intended for adults and teens.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Club (K-2nd Gr.)

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Library Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:

Let's build together! K-2nd graders will build a new structure each week using the library's Legos. Socialize with other kids and use your imagination! Children may attend independently.

2 pm
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Geode Exploration for Teens (6th-12th Gr.)

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Events
Registration
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us for a journey into the world of geodes! These ordinary-looking rocks hold a magical surprise inside—beautiful crystals that shimmer and sparkle.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Events for 3rd-6th Graders: "I Survived" Party

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Events, Special Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Library Events, Special Events
Event Details:

If it’s adventure you seek, kids entering 3rd-6th grades should join us for a special themed program each week!
June 5th - "I Survived" Party based on the books by Lauren Tarshis

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Events for K-2nd Graders: Rescue and Escape Party

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Events, Special Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Library Events, Special Events
Event Details:

Kids entering K-2nd grades are invited to a special themed program each week!
June 6th - Rescue and Escape Party

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Club (3rd-6th Gr.)

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Library Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:

Let's build together! 3rd-6th graders will build a new structure each week using the library's Legos. Socialize with other kids and use your imagination! 

3 pm
Reservation

Phone Call

3:45pm - 6:00pm
The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Study Room 1
Purpose of Meeting

Phone call

4 pm
5 pm
Reservation

Manhattan Toastmasters

5:15pm - 8:00pm
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

To provide a supportive and positive learning environment to practice their public speaking and leadership skills.

Reservation

Manhattan KAC Writing Group

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

6 pm
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Group visit

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Tours/Groups
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:

A group of kids and teens will sign up for summer reading.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Night for Adults and Teens: Ladybug Mandala Rock Painting

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Events
Registration
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

We will be using acrylic paint on smooth rocks to paint a ladybug using geometric patterns and dots in mandala style. Adults and teens (7th Gr.