“I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.”
- Wendy Delsol, Stork
Pull on your favorite cozy sweater, light your favorite fall candle, and settle in with one of these cozy autumnal reads, chosen for you by the NMPL staff! Want to find more fall books? Stop by our Reader's Choice display!
The traditional West African art of Batik stamping has yielded a wealth of incredible patterns and color combinations. Tune in on Facebook Live tonight at 7 pm to learn a version of this technique that all ages can do! For those who were able to snag a kit (sorry everyone, all the kits have been taken!), all the supplies you need are provided in your kit. Those who were unable to get a kit, will still want to tune in, as during the Facebook Live demo you’ll also learn more about the culture and traditions behind this incredible handicraft!
Twist: Creative Ideas to Reinvent Your Baking offers up this love of a dessert. Key Lime Pie is a fan favorite from coast to coast. Cheesecake is a solid classic that lends itself to a variety of flavorings. Combine them and you have one drool worthy dessert! Join us at 11am on Facebook to learn how to make it yourself! Want to cook a long with us? Gather the following ingredients!
Full Fat Cream Cheese
As of Tuesday, September 1st, NMPL will resume normal hours of operation.
Our hours will be:
BLOCHER ROOM: We will resume booking the Blocher Room on Tuesday, September 1st. For the time being, gatherings will be limited to no more than 40 people, and all patrons using the Blocher Room must wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
MEETING ROOMS & PLAYROOM: The Study Room, Conference Room, Playroom, and Makerspace will remain closed.
SOCIAL DISTANCING: We ask all patrons to continue to follow social distancing guidelines, and to continue to use the sanitizing stations throughout the library. As long as the mask mandate continues, we require all patrons to wear masks in the library.
CURBSIDE: Curbside will continue, but pick ups can happen any time the library is open! Just allow us 24 hours for us to fill your order.
DONATIONS: We will resume accepting book donations for the FOL Booksale. We ask that all donations be placed in bags or boxes, and brought to the front desk.
We are so grateful to our wonderful community for all the support during this time! We thank everyone for doing their part to keep our staff and patrons safe.
See you soon North Manchester!
Storytime is today at 11am on Facebook live - see you there!
Be sure to tune in to our Makerspace Spotlight program today at 5pm on Facebook live, to learn all about an exciting feature in the NMPL Makerspace!
Today is the LAST installment of our Just One Chapter program! Join us on Facebook at 2pm today for just one chapter of a new and exciting YA book!
Teens, head to Zoom today at 4pm for Teen Circle! Connect with your teen librarian, MU volunteers and other library friends. Click this link to join the meeting.
Basado en una historia real y escrito por alguien que lo presenció, La Caimana está ambientada en Venezuela. Un hombre llamado Faoro encontró un caimán recién nacido huérfano y se la llevó a casa.
Únete a un pequeño cangrejo que supera el miedo después de ver las olas del océano por primera vez en No Tengas Miedo, Cangrejita.
James McLeod shares his experience of growing up with vitiligo, facing bullies, and facing down his own insecurities in order to thrive in The Boy Behind the Face.
No Steps Behind: An Immigrant's Battle for Women's Rights follows the heroic journey of Beate Gordon. Gordon fled Hitler as a child only to be separated from her parents and her adopted homeland of Japan as a teen. As a young woman working for General Douglas McArthur, she drafted the words that would elevate the status of Japanese women and girls for generations to come.
Picture and board books keep little ones occupied learning about kindness (Let's Be Kind) and cover-ups (Arlo and the Great Big Cover-Up).
Increase bilingual fluency with Vamos, Let's Go Eat! and go on a mind bending journey in The Trouble with Time Travel.
The Classroom Mystery celebrates the positives of ADHD (bonus: It's written in dyslexic friendly font!).
Older kids will want to get their hands on our new arrivals ASAP!
A new edition of The Wizard of Oz (our much read copy was falling apart!) features a forward by popular children's book author Judy Blume, who tells a wonderful story about her and her husband's shared love of Oz.
Follow the trail-blazing women of the Soviet and NASA space programs in the early days of space travel in the exciting graphic novel Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier.
Go for an adventure in a magical RV and explore the 50 states in the Magic on the Map series!
The mission of the North Manchester Public Library is to provide materials, programs, and services necessary to meet the recreational and educational needs of the community in an easily-accessible facility, which is a community center of activity and information.