The ever-positive Farmer Falgu has finally reached his limit with his noisy farm animals! Time for a trip. But will he find the peace and quiet he's looking for?
Heartwarming bedtime rituals are colorfully portrayed in Sweet Dreams, Zaza. Small children will find a sympathetic friend in Zaza and her love for a menagerie of stuffed animals.
Fans of wordless picture books will enjoy poring over the art works depicted in What a Masterpiece! Originally published in Italy, this book has high visual appeal and with the aid of a chart at the back, handily introduces young readers to famous painters and sculptures.
Monday-Thursdays 11am-12pm - Seniors & Immunocompromised Hour; 12pm-6pm - General Public
Friday's 11am-12pm - Seniors & Immunocompromised Hour; 12pm-3pm - General Public.
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Curbside Services will continue as usual, and requests can be made 24/7 via our website or via phone Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm. Pick up times are Mondays and Wednesdays from 12pm-6pm, and Friday from 12pm to 4pm.
The library will continue to stay in touch with local health officials and will continue to carefully monitor the spread of Covid-19. We will assess weekly in regards to resuming regular hours, and will post any updates on our website and social media pages.
The safety of our staff and patrons remains our first priority and we thank North Manchester for the continued support!
Back on Track 4.5 Plan: https://backontrack.in.gov/files/Stage_4.5.pdf
CDC Information on Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Storytime is today at 11am on Facebook! We'll be singing silly songs and reading a delightful story - don't miss it!
We're so excited for our first What Are You Reading Now? book club event for teens on Zoom! Log in to Zoom and tell us about the book you are currently reading and help your friends decide what they should read next! This club is for middle grade kids, 4th-7th.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 774 4729 8224
Kids who are starting to tackle books on their own or ready to move into reading longer books will love our intermediate collections! From the friendly adventures of Unicorn and Yeti to the goofy escapades of A Jack Book, there are plenty of fun series to get hooked on as you continue your summer reading journey.
Hang out with us on Zoom today at 1pm! Connect with your teen librarian, MU volunteers and other library friends. Click this link to join the meeting.
Join us for Just One Chapter of a new and exciting book from our Young Adult new shelf! Log on to Facebook today at 2pm... maybe you'll discover a brand new book to love!
Ah summer... the scent of freshly mowed grass... the sound of crickets chirping... and of course, the smell of barbecue in the air! This month the NMPL staff shares their favorite Summer Cookbooks for barbecues, backyard entertaining and fresh summer meals!
We had so many incredible entries for our first ever Virtual Art Show! Thank you to all our patrons who participated! Click through the following pieces of art and enjoy the talent of your fellow library patrons. Congratulations to the winners and to all who entered!
*Certificates for all who entered will be emailed virtually.
** Prize ribbons will be available at the children's desk
Age Category: 0-5 years
1st Place - "Triceratops" by Miller Glass, Age 3
2nd Place- Untitled by Nila Hawkins, Age 3.5
3rd Place- "The Colors" by Ella Glass, Age 5
Age Category: 6-12 years
1st Place - "Sunset at Ocean" by Sophie Kerr, Age 11
2nd Place - "Cat with Fruit Trees" by Cecelia Redman, Age 7
3rd Place - "Owl on a Tree Branch" by Finley Pyle, Age 8
Age Category: 13-17 years
1st Place - "I didn't do it" by Ava Egolf, Age 14
2nd Place - "The Mandalorian & Baby Yoda" by Emaline Cordes, Age 15
3rd Place - "Bifrost" by Lucy Redman, Age 13
Age Category: Adult 18+
1st Place - "Room for One More" by Brenda Ramseier
2nd Place - "Happy Flowers" by Karen Eberly
3rd Place - "Stairway" by Klancey Zubowski
It's HOT! With the temperature hitting 85 degrees today, few want to venture outside into the heat! So what are you going to do? We suggest going some where cool and reading! So what are you going to read? How about one of these intriguing titles? Fans of books like Anne of Green Gables and Little Women will want to pick up Carney's House Party. Anyone missing sports and the summer Olympics should grab Fast Girls. There's something here for every reader!
Check these out here at the library or on Hoopla or Overdrive, our two free e-libraries!
Sensory Idea Club will be today at 10am on Facebook! Join us as use tape to discover the fun of peeling and pulling!
Tune in at 11am on Facebook for our popular Storytime program - complete with silly songs and a delightful story!
Now is the time to head outdoors and explore! Kids, get your deed to your very own corner of the Children of Indiana Nature Park (COINP). Then grab one of our new field guides and take a trip to COINP, a local ACRES preserve, or a State Park. You'll be amazed at all the incredible plants and animals you can discover when you start looking!
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.