Week Calendar

Age Group
Age Group
Program Type
Event Type
Registration Type

Primary tabs

On narrow displays, the weekly calendar is wider than the screen. You can side-scroll within this table to view events and reservations for the whole week.
Time Sun (6/09) Mon (6/10) Tue (6/11) Wed (6/12) Thu (6/13) Fri (6/14) Sat (6/15)
All Day
This event is in the "PreK" group.
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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

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

18 Months & Up Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

Reservation

Food Insecurity CAT Meeting

10:00am - 11:00am
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

As a working group organized by the Food and Farm Council of Riley County and the City of Manhattan, the purpose of these meetings is to further collaborate with community partners new and continuing ways to strategize solutions to food insecurity

This event is in the "PreK" group.

18 Months & Up Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: PreK, Kids
Event Details:

Join us for a delightful sneak peek into Three Little Pigs, a children's opera, at the Manhattan Public Library!

This event is in the "PreK" group.

Baby Rhyme Time for 0-18 Months

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 "Adults" group.

Tour Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Tours/Groups
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Tours/Groups
Event Details:

Group of 20 adults

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

Baby Rhyme Time for 0-18 Months

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Events, Storytimes
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

 

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 Juneteenth Celebration

11:00am - 2:00pm
Outreach
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Age Group: PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

Join us at the Manhattan Juneteenth Celebration at Douglass Park on historical Yuma Street.

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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

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 Medicare eligible individuals about specific parts of Medicare and how to enroll.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Club (K-2nd Gr.)

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Library Events
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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
Reservation

Northern Flint Hills Audubon

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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

Educational Program and discussion

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Map Coaster Crafting Adventure for Teens (6th-12th Gr.)

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Events
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Are you ready to embark on a cartographic journey? Join us for a creative library program where we’ll transform ordinary coasters into personalized map masterpieces! Registration preferred, but not required.

Reservation

Adult Team Meeting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
The library does not endorse the content or ideas represented by groups and individuals using meeting rooms.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Boardroom
Purpose of Meeting

Meeting

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Events for 3rd-6th Graders: Kitchen Adventure

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Events
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Tami Borck Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

If it’s adventure you seek, kids entering 3rd-6th grades should join us for a special themed program each week!

June 12 - Kitchen Adventure: Zucchini Corn Pancakes

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Events for K-2nd Graders: Blue's Clues Party

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Events, Special Events
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 13th - Blue's Clues Party

This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Club (3rd-6th Gr.)

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Library Events
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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! 

Reservation

Author Meeting

2:00pm - 5:00pm
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

Author meeting to plot out their next two books.

3 pm
4 pm
Reservation

Standing Out in College Admissions

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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

Help local students learn how to stand out in college admissions through volunteer work, extracurriculars, and passion projects.

5 pm
6 pm
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

Playchella is produced by Brett Crandall Studios in collaboration with the LGBTQ Foundation of Kansas and Headcount to engage rural communities with the voting process by making voter resources available while pantomime-style puppet plays are perf

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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens Lead (7th-12th graders)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Events
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Teens meet as a small group to discuss library programs and ways for teens to be involved in the library, and to share ideas about what they would like to see at the library. Become a teen leader! Snacks provided.

7 pm
Reservation

Comedy Improv MHK

7:00pm - 8:45pm
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

Comedy Improv Workshop MHK meets again!

Come have fun with other improv interested individuals as we practice games and principles in the spontaneous comedic live theater space!