Patricia Bath revolutionized ophthalmology when she invented a laser for removing cataracts, saving the sight of thousands of people around the world since (Patricia's Vision).
In his short 32 years on earth, this martial artist made a huge impact! He defied stereotypes of Asian Americans even as he defied combatants in his perennially popular films (Who was Bruce Lee?).
A bookmobile is the spark that enables Sylvia Townsend to teach herself ballet - and become a successful dancer and teacher in spite of the obstacles put in her way as an African American girl growing up in the 1950s (Ready to Fly).
These and other inspiring biographies are available by request!
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.