Our April Newsletter is now available for viewing! Click HERE to check it out! Print copies are available at the front desk.
Scavenger Storytime kicks of a week of fun programs here at the library! Join us at 11am for a themed hunt around the library, a story and songs! We're making Beaded Sun Catchers at Maker Monday at 3:45pm and then get ready to boo, hiss, and shake with all your might as we read the Purim story of Esther vs. Haman and make Groggers! Storytime is Tuesday and Thursday at 11am, then be sure to bring the kids to Growing Gardeners on Wednesday at 3:45pm! The whole family is invited to come build a pillow/blanket for masterpiece at Family Fort Night on Wednesday at 6pm and enjoy walking s'mores! Open Lego Hour is Thursday at 3:45pm, and for those who have registered, Ukulele Lessons are Thursday at 6pm and 7pm.
We hope you'll join us next week at the library!
It's all about shapes today at Storytime! Join us for shape collages, a story and songs!
BeTween is today at 3:45pm in the Makerspace - join us after school for snacks, open Makerspace stations and games!
Younger kids are invited to come to Open Lego Hour from 3:45pm to 4:45pm for a free hour to build with LEGOs!
For those who have registered, Beginner Plus Ukulele Lessons are today at 6pm in the Blocher Room!
Making 2,000 prints over ten years, Anna Atkins created the first book of photographs using cyanotypes ("the Bluest of Blues"). Walter Wick, photographer for the I Spy series, turns his lens to the wonder and magic of light ("A Ray of Light"). "Bloom Boom!" will have you looking twice at the flowers and buds popping up and out everywhere this spring.
The 2019 Caldecott Medal winner "Hello Lighthouse" and the 2019 Newberry Medal winner "Merci Suarez Changes Gears" have arrived! Nature lovers will want to dive into "Aquicorn Cove." Fans of Karen Kingsbury will be delighted with the first book in a new Baxter Family series for children, "Best Family Ever."
Teen Makers is today at 3:45pm - join us in the Makerspace!
Kids are invited to come decorate a terracotta pot at Growing Gardeners today at 3:45pm! After we finish decorating, we'll visit the NMPL Seed Library to pick out a seed to plant in our new pot!
For those who have registered, Cookies & Canvas is tonight at 6pm! Learn how to make this lace bunny canvas - perfect for your spring decor!
Become part of #teamnmpl! The North Manchester Public Library is now hiring for a part time clerk position. Click HERE for more information, or to download an application.
All aboard for Storytime today at 11am! We're reading The Little Tug, coloring with dot markers and singing songs! 🚢
Scavenger Storytime is today at 11am! We'll singing silly songs, read a story and go on a themed scavenger hunt throughout the library!
Spring is right around the corner, and these beaded wind chimes will be perfect to hang outside your open window on the next warm day! Learn how to make them today at 3:45pm in the Makerspace!
For those who have registered, Ukulele Lessons are today at 4pm and 5pm in the Blocher Room!
Don't miss Evening Tales tonight at 6pm! We'll maneuver our way through a massive yarn maze, courtesy of a mischievous leprechaun!
We're on to Round 3 of our March Madness Library Edition! For those who haven't voted yet, you can vote weekly on your favorite classics and/or picture books in a March Madness Tournament! You can find hard copies of brackets and voting ballots at either desk (picture books in children's and classics at the main desk) or you can vote online! Even if you haven't voted yet, you can still cast your ballot for Round 3! Click the links below to cast your ballot!
VOTE IN THE ROUND 3 CLASSICS BRACKET
VOTE IN THE ROUND 3 PICTURE BOOKS BRACKET
Today's the day! Join us for the 2nd Annual St. Patrick's themed egg hunt inside the library! The hunt will start promptly at 10am and will end when all eggs have been found. Please bring your own basket/bag for your eggs. All ages are welcome!
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