Until you can get in to browse our shelves, we're happy to bring our shelves to you! Take a look at some of the latest DVDs to join our collection and let us know which ones you want to borrow via Curbside.
The Good Night series has featured our state! Enjoy all the things that make Indiana wonderful as you snuggle with your little one.
Dream Big, Little One features standouts like Maya Angelou and Katherine Johnson, trailblazers who impacted our world in huge ways. The format/text of this book is a great way to introduce active toddlers to these amazing women.
Place an order via Curbside for one or all of the books below!
It's hard to resist a good comic book, and we have a lot of new ones to choose from!
From perennial favorites like Dog Man (his latest is titled Grime and Punishment) to new arrivals on the scene like InvestiGators, we're 100% positive you'll find something great to read!
Alan Gratz plunges readers into the chaos and split-second, life-altering decisions of an Okinawa battlefield in Grenade.
7-year-old Bana used Twitter to alert the world to the plight of Syrian families caught in the crossfires of a civil war. Her incredible story is now in book form (Dear World).
Many have sighed for the chance to rocket into outer space - but could you spend an entire year there? Astronaut Scott Kelly did, and shares his experience in Endurance.
Large print titles are a fantastic resource for kids who are struggling to read but don't want to be seen with "little kid books." Larger font size and more white space make it easier to detect and decode individual words. Look for the books with green tape along the top of the spine!
Teach your toddlers about animal habitats with the interactive sliding panels and Concentration style layout of Who Lives Where?
Never Touch a Spider provides oodles of sensory stimulation for little hands.
Potty training families get a little help from Mo Willems (of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus fame) with his latest Time to Pee!
Do you have a first time reader at home? The new Early Reader and I Can Read shelves at the library are full of books - like Danny and the Dinosaur Ride a Bike and Pass the Ball, Mo! - to help beginner readers on their way.
Those ready for a bit more of a challenge will want to visit the Intermediate chapter book section, where hot titles from the Magic on the Map and The Binder of Doom series are ready to whirl you away with exciting adventures!
Check out our newest search-and-find series: Tiny Travelers! Go on the Mexico Treasure Quest and gain a new appreciation for this beautiful country.
Aisholpan Nurgaiv is The Eagle Huntress and her story of becoming a falconer (a male dominated occupation in Mongolia) is enchanting and inspiring.
The solar plant in Ouarzazate, Morocco is the size of 3,500 soccer fields - and that's just the beginning of the amazing facts you'll learn when you read Solar Story: How One Community Lives Alongside the World's Biggest Solar Plant.
Follow the adventures of the four Daniels sisters as they rebuild following their mother's death (Ansley's Big Bake Off).
12-year-old Ross' world is turned upside down when he loses his eye to cancer in Wink, a novel based on the author's life.
8th grader Niki struggles to cope after being dumped by her Bad Best Friend.
Mercy Watson; that fabulous, hot-buttered-toast-loving pig; is back in Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem!
Love a good mystery? Especially one that features a dapper detective? Meet Fabio, The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective! Join him as he tracks down the missing jewels in the Mystery on the Ostrich Express.
Can two friends save their local library when the librarian leaves for circus school? Find out in Houndsley and Catina at the Library.
Humor ~ Wake Up, Crabby and Ginger Green + Cousins = Total Chaos!
Real Life ~ The Moose of Ewenki and Alice on the Island: A Pearl Harbor Story.
School Stories ~ Eva in the Spotlight and Accidental Trouble Magnet.
Find your next read on the new book shelf!
We're thrilled to begin offering Large Print copies of a number of juvenile chapter books! Give your striving/struggling readers the chance to succeed with larger font sizes and more white space. This format has been shown to increase reading comprehension and decrease the likelihood of skipping lines. Just search "Juvenile Large Print" or "Juvenile Large Type" in the card catalog to see a full list of titles (more will be added in the weeks and months ahead).
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.