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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.

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 "Adults" group.

Seniors' Scrabble & Tea

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Groesbeck Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:

Seniors and retirees, it’s tea time at the library! Join us for a relaxing break to meet others and socialize. Have some tea or coffee, and start a friendly game of Scrabble or another game option.

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.

This event is in the "PreK" group.

Zoofari Tails Storytime

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

June's featured animal: frogs! 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.

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.

Craft Your Own Survival Kit for Teens (6th-12th Gr.)

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Events
Registration
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Events
Registration Required
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Event Details:

Are you ready to equip yourself with essential tools for the wild? Join us for a hands-on teen program where we’ll create personalized survival kits—perfect for outdoor explorations, emergencies, or just feeling prepared!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

3rd-6th Graders: "Choose Your Own Adventure" 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 26th - "Choose Your Own Adventure" Party based on the popular book series 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Events for K-2nd Graders: Magic Tree House 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 27th - "Magic Tree House" 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
4 pm
Reservation

MPL Board of Trustees Meeting

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: Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting

MPL Board Meeting

5 pm
Reservation

Manhattan Housing Authority

5:00pm - 6:30pm
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

board meeting

6 pm
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
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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 "Adults" group.

Donuts & Danger Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Events
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Library Branch: Manhattan Public Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Events
Event Details:

Hang out with other book lovers in this nontraditional book club to talk about mystery and true crime books and discuss what each of us has read in the past month.

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: Groesbeck Meeting Room
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!