Saturday February 4, 2023
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11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Manchester NAACP

Discovery: For the Culture - High School weekend class.session exploring The 1619 Project.  For more information contact Alicia Robinson at 972-786-2549

CONTACT: Alicia Robinson  927-786-2549  alicia.re10@gmail.com
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Discovery: For the Culture - High School weekend class.session exploring The 1619 Project.  For more information contact Alicia Robinson at 972-786-2549

CONTACT:
  Alicia Robinson
  927.786.2549
   alicia.re10@gmail.com

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Monday February 6, 2023
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Multicultural AIDS Coalition

We are a community-led organization and part of our work includes African imigrants' health research in the New England region (NH Included).  We would like to use the meeting room for interviewing our ew Hampshire project participants on their health care  experience in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.  For more information contact Agatha O. Adigwe at 978-328-6017

CONTACT: Agatha Adigwe  978-328-6017  aadigwe@mac-boston.org
LOCATION: Hunt Room

We are a community-led organization and part of our work includes African imigrants' health research in the New England region (NH Included).  We would like to use the meeting room for interviewing our ew Hampshire project participants on their health care  experience in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.  For more information contact Agatha O. Adigwe at 978-328-6017

CONTACT:
  Agatha Adigwe
  978.328.6017
   aadigwe@mac-boston.org

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The History of America’s Kitchens from the Colonial Period to the Present

The Manchester City Library, in partnership with the Rockport Library, invites you to a program about the history of the kitchen! This program will be held via Zoom on Monday, February 6 at 7pm. Come sink your teeth into a fascinating history of the heart of the house!
From the colonial period to the present, the kitchen has been a source of nourishment and comfort. The way Americans have lived with their kitchens has changed dramatically over the course of three centuries. Historic New England curator Nancy Carlisle will discuss how the American kitchen has evolved from the seventeenth-century to the present. Drawing on her book America’s Kitchens, co-authored with Melinda Narardinov, Ms. Carlisle will discuss the technological and social changes that have taken place in this room and suggest how these innovations have transformed kitchen work and changed women’s lives.

Nancy Carlisle is senior curator of collections for Historic New England. She has worked in museums for more than twenty years and received her master’s degree in early American culture from the Winterthur Museum and University of Delaware.

For questions, call Caitlin or Yvonne at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email library@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT: Caitlin Dionne or Yvonne Loomis  603-624-6550 x7620  library@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

The Manchester City Library, in partnership with the Rockport Library, invites you to a program about the history of the kitchen! This program will be held via Zoom on Monday, February 6 at 7pm. Come sink your teeth into a fascinating history of the heart of the house!
From the colonial period to the present, the kitchen has been a source of nourishment and comfort. The way Americans have lived with their kitchens has changed dramatically over the course of three centuries. Historic New England curator Nancy Carlisle will discuss how the American kitchen has evolved from the seventeenth-century to the present. Drawing on her book America’s Kitchens, co-authored with Melinda Narardinov, Ms. Carlisle will discuss the technological and social changes that have taken place in this room and suggest how these innovations have transformed kitchen work and changed women’s lives.

Nancy Carlisle is senior curator of collections for Historic New England. She has worked in museums for more than twenty years and received her master’s degree in early American culture from the Winterthur Museum and University of Delaware.

For questions, call Caitlin or Yvonne at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email library@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Caitlin Dionne or Yvonne Loomis
  603.624.6550 x7620
   library@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Tuesday February 7, 2023
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday February 8, 2023
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Afternoon

Once a month, come build with the 10,000 Lego pieces that have been donated by Lego System. This is a drop in session, no registration is required.  This program is for ages 3-12 years old.  For more information, please call 624-6550 ext. 7628

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Once a month, come build with the 10,000 Lego pieces that have been donated by Lego System. This is a drop in session, no registration is required.  This program is for ages 3-12 years old.  For more information, please call 624-6550 ext. 7628

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Thursday February 9, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Thursdays/Teen Escape Room

Every Thursday, come hang out in the Winchell Room after school.  We'll have snacks, Nintendo Switch, arts and craft supplies, and other games.  No registration necessary.  For teens in grades 6-12, During this program we will have a special Stranger Things Escape Room.  You'll have an hour to escape by cracking codes, solving puzzles, and following clues.   For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Dori Eisenstat  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Every Thursday, come hang out in the Winchell Room after school.  We'll have snacks, Nintendo Switch, arts and craft supplies, and other games.  No registration necessary.  For teens in grades 6-12, During this program we will have a special Stranger Things Escape Room.  You'll have an hour to escape by cracking codes, solving puzzles, and following clues.   For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Dori Eisenstat
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday Evening Book Club - While Justice Sleeps

Whilte Justice Sleeps book coverWhile Justice Sleeps: A Novel, by Stacy Abrams. Plunged into an explosive role she never anticipated, Avery Keene, now the legal guardian of power of attorney for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, must unravel the clues he left behind in regards to a dangerous conspiracy that has infiltrated the highest power corridors of Washington. 

You can join in person or via zoom if it's more convenient. Registration is required. For more information call the Information Desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy of the upcoming selection.

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550 x7619  sviggiano@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Winchell Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Whilte Justice Sleeps book coverWhile Justice Sleeps: A Novel, by Stacy Abrams. Plunged into an explosive role she never anticipated, Avery Keene, now the legal guardian of power of attorney for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, must unravel the clues he left behind in regards to a dangerous conspiracy that has infiltrated the highest power corridors of Washington. 

You can join in person or via zoom if it's more convenient. Registration is required. For more information call the Information Desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy of the upcoming selection.

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550 x7619
   sviggiano@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Winchell Room

There are 18 spaces available.

Friday February 10, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Saturday February 11, 2023
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MCL Booksale

The pricing will be $10 per average sized grocery bag filled with materials.  Bring your own bag or we can provide a paper grocery bag.  Hardcover books are also available for $1.50 each and most other materials are $1 each.

For further information, please contact:

[Caleb Moshier]

603-624-6550 x 7692

www.manchester.lib.nh.us

CONTACT: Caleb Moshier  603-624-6550x7631  cmoshier@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Winchell Room

The pricing will be $10 per average sized grocery bag filled with materials.  Bring your own bag or we can provide a paper grocery bag.  Hardcover books are also available for $1.50 each and most other materials are $1 each.

For further information, please contact:

[Caleb Moshier]

603-624-6550 x 7692

www.manchester.lib.nh.us

CONTACT:
  Caleb Moshier
  603.624.6550x7631
   cmoshier@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Monday February 13, 2023
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What is Your Name Around the World?

Find out what your name is in several languages as well as American Sign Language.  See the information desk or check out our website or social media for the handout sheet on how to participate.  Complete the hand-out sheet and turn it in to the information desk or email it to the library at library@manchesternh.gov to win a prize!  Websites will be provided to help you find your name in the languages listed. This program will run from Monday, February 13 through Friday, February 24. Have fun learning about the fascinating ways different cultures name their kids!

For questions, call Amy at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email ahanmer@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT: Amy Hanmer  603-624-6550 x7620  ahanmer@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Information Desk

Find out what your name is in several languages as well as American Sign Language.  See the information desk or check out our website or social media for the handout sheet on how to participate.  Complete the hand-out sheet and turn it in to the information desk or email it to the library at library@manchesternh.gov to win a prize!  Websites will be provided to help you find your name in the languages listed. This program will run from Monday, February 13 through Friday, February 24. Have fun learning about the fascinating ways different cultures name their kids!

For questions, call Amy at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email ahanmer@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT:
  Amy Hanmer
  603.624.6550 x7620
   ahanmer@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Information Desk

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

This week's discussion topic: Where in nature do you feel most at peace?

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, December 12, December 19, January 9, January 30, February 13, 2023 Virtual attendance is also available!
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov. Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

This week's discussion topic: Where in nature do you feel most at peace?

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, December 12, December 19, January 9, January 30, February 13, 2023 Virtual attendance is also available!
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov. Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday February 14, 2023
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Adult DIY: Cookie Cutter Birdseed Treat Kits

Adult Take & Make Craft for February 2023!

I have always enjoyed bird watching and feeding the wild birds in my yard. It’s a hobby that I was fortunate enough to share with my grandmother. Many an afternoon she’d call me and tell me that her cardinal was back. I didn’t have a visiting bright red cardinal so it was fun to share that with her.


Did you know that February is National Bird Feeding Month? This is a chance for bird feeding, bird watching, and for anyone who is feeling in the spirit to extend a helping hand (or wing) to our flying friends. So spread your wings this February! Take part in National Bird Feeding Month with us because this month we’re making cookie cutter birdfeeder treats for our feathered friends.

 


These adult take & make craft kits come with what you will need to make a cute hanging birdfeeder treat for them. These birdseed ornaments are very easy to make and they look gorgeous on the trees outside! These kits will be available on Tuesday, February 14th in the Library Rotunda. Take a kit home and make this craft with your sweetheart. For more information please contact Yvonne L. at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 or e-mail yloomis@manchesternh.gov


Happy crafting!

 

CONTACT: Yvonne L.  603-624-6550 x7620  yloomis@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Information Desk

Adult Take & Make Craft for February 2023!

I have always enjoyed bird watching and feeding the wild birds in my yard. It’s a hobby that I was fortunate enough to share with my grandmother. Many an afternoon she’d call me and tell me that her cardinal was back. I didn’t have a visiting bright red cardinal so it was fun to share that with her.


Did you know that February is National Bird Feeding Month? This is a chance for bird feeding, bird watching, and for anyone who is feeling in the spirit to extend a helping hand (or wing) to our flying friends. So spread your wings this February! Take part in National Bird Feeding Month with us because this month we’re making cookie cutter birdfeeder treats for our feathered friends.

 


These adult take & make craft kits come with what you will need to make a cute hanging birdfeeder treat for them. These birdseed ornaments are very easy to make and they look gorgeous on the trees outside! These kits will be available on Tuesday, February 14th in the Library Rotunda. Take a kit home and make this craft with your sweetheart. For more information please contact Yvonne L. at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 or e-mail yloomis@manchesternh.gov


Happy crafting!

 

CONTACT:
  Yvonne L.
  603.624.6550 x7620
   yloomis@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Information Desk

 
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Valentine's Day Fun

It is Valentine's Day!  Let's have a party!  Treat your little sweeties to some heartfelt merrymaking with stories, games, crafts and yummy treats.  Refreshments will be served.  Children ages 2-5 years old are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is recommended to make sure that we have enough supplies for everyone.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room
There are 20 spaces available.

It is Valentine's Day!  Let's have a party!  Treat your little sweeties to some heartfelt merrymaking with stories, games, crafts and yummy treats.  Refreshments will be served.  Children ages 2-5 years old are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is recommended to make sure that we have enough supplies for everyone.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday February 15, 2023
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Our Story NH

Collection of audio stories for the Our Story NH project.  For more information contact Sarah McPhee at sarah@ourstorynh.com

CONTACT: Sarah McPhee  sarah@ourstorynh.com
LOCATION: West Meeting Room

Collection of audio stories for the Our Story NH project.  For more information contact Sarah McPhee at sarah@ourstorynh.com

CONTACT:
  Sarah McPhee
  
   sarah@ourstorynh.com

LOCATION: West Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Writers Group

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. If you can't attend in person, sign up for the Zoom link. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT: Tess Kimsey  603-624-6550x7620  tkimsey@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Hunt Room
There are 7 spaces available.

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. If you can't attend in person, sign up for the Zoom link. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT:
  Tess Kimsey
  603.624.6550x7620
   tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Hunt Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Thursday February 16, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego & Craft Afternoon

Kids in grades K-5 are invited to join Ms. Rose for a fun afternoon of Legos and crafts.  You can create a Lego masterpiece that will be displayed in the west library.   You will be making crafts that will bend, jump, and make sound or are from recyclable materials that can be taken home to enjoy.  For more information, please call 603-624-6560.  

CONTACT: West Library  603-624-6560
LOCATION: West Meeting Room

Kids in grades K-5 are invited to join Ms. Rose for a fun afternoon of Legos and crafts.  You can create a Lego masterpiece that will be displayed in the west library.   You will be making crafts that will bend, jump, and make sound or are from recyclable materials that can be taken home to enjoy.  For more information, please call 603-624-6560.  

CONTACT:
  West Library
  603.624.6560
  

LOCATION: West Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Thursdays

Every Thursday, come hang out in the Winchell Room after school.  We'll have snacks, Nintendo Switch, arts and craft supplies, and other games.  No registration necessary.  For teens in grades 6-12,  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Dori Eisenstat  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Every Thursday, come hang out in the Winchell Room after school.  We'll have snacks, Nintendo Switch, arts and craft supplies, and other games.  No registration necessary.  For teens in grades 6-12,  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Dori Eisenstat
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Friday February 17, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

Saturday February 18, 2023
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Manchester Democrats

Group meeting.  For more information please contact Alan Raff at 603-714-0258

CONTACT: Alan Raff  603-714-0258  araff8@gmail.com
LOCATION: Auditorium

Group meeting.  For more information please contact Alan Raff at 603-714-0258

CONTACT:
  Alan Raff
  603.714.0258
   araff8@gmail.com

LOCATION: Auditorium

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Our Story NH

Collection of audio stories for the Our Story NH project.  For more information contact Sarah McPhee at sarah@ourstorynh.com

CONTACT: Sarah McPhee  sarah@ourstorynh.com
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Collection of audio stories for the Our Story NH project.  For more information contact Sarah McPhee at sarah@ourstorynh.com

CONTACT:
  Sarah McPhee
  
   sarah@ourstorynh.com

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Monday February 20, 2023
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Libraries Closed - Presidents' Day
LOCATION: Main & West Library
Tuesday February 21, 2023
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - WW Brown Camp 1

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War W.W. Brown Camp #1 is a volunteer organization comprised of male descendants of the Union Veteran of the Civil War or men without a Civil War ancestor who demonstrates a genuine interest in the Civil War and who can subwcribe to the purporses and objectives of the SUVCW.  For more information contact Shawn Carboni at 603-203-8266

CONTACT: Shawn Carboni  603-203-8266  carbs10@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War W.W. Brown Camp #1 is a volunteer organization comprised of male descendants of the Union Veteran of the Civil War or men without a Civil War ancestor who demonstrates a genuine interest in the Civil War and who can subwcribe to the purporses and objectives of the SUVCW.  For more information contact Shawn Carboni at 603-203-8266

CONTACT:
  Shawn Carboni
  603.203.8266
   carbs10@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Thursday February 23, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Thursdays

Every Thursday, come hang out in the Winchell Room after school.  We'll have snacks, Nintendo Switch, arts and craft supplies, and other games.  No registration necessary.  For teens in grades 6-12,  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Dori Eisenstat  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Every Thursday, come hang out in the Winchell Room after school.  We'll have snacks, Nintendo Switch, arts and craft supplies, and other games.  No registration necessary.  For teens in grades 6-12,  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Dori Eisenstat
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Friday February 24, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Monday February 27, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Super Hero Bingo

Win prizes from our bingo Treasure Chest.  Space is limited.  Familes are welcome.  Please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Win prizes from our bingo Treasure Chest.  Space is limited.  Familes are welcome.  Please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Tuesday February 28, 2023
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Messy Art Morning

We will have fun while creating something messy.  For ages 2-7 years.  Registration is required.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room
There are 26 spaces available.

We will have fun while creating something messy.  For ages 2-7 years.  Registration is required.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

There are 26 spaces available.

 
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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Club - The Reading List: A Novel

The Reading List: A Novel, by Sara Nisha Adams. A bored teenager working at the library for the summer finds a list of novels in a library book and shares it with an older patron. This simple exchange forges an unexpected bond between the two. 

For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550x7619
LOCATION: Hunt Room

The Reading List: A Novel, by Sara Nisha Adams. A bored teenager working at the library for the summer finds a list of novels in a library book and shares it with an older patron. This simple exchange forges an unexpected bond between the two. 

For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550x7619
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Elementary Experiments

In Elementary Experiments anyone grades 1-6 can join us for activities and crafts with a STEAM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday we will post videos on Facebook and YouTube to accommodate busy school schedules. Then, on the last Tuesday of the month at 3:30 pm we will do all of that month’s posted activities and crafts in person! Please register on our website or call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628 so we make sure to have enough supplies for everyone!

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room
There are 25 spaces available.

In Elementary Experiments anyone grades 1-6 can join us for activities and crafts with a STEAM focus (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday we will post videos on Facebook and YouTube to accommodate busy school schedules. Then, on the last Tuesday of the month at 3:30 pm we will do all of that month’s posted activities and crafts in person! Please register on our website or call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628 so we make sure to have enough supplies for everyone!

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Movie & Pizza Night

We will be watching Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, rated PG.

Come for a movie and pizza in the auditorium, where we'll watch a teen movie on the big screen.  Registration requested but not required.  For teens in grades 6-12.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550x7628.

CONTACT: Dori Eisenstat  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Auditorium
There are 25 spaces available.

We will be watching Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, rated PG.

Come for a movie and pizza in the auditorium, where we'll watch a teen movie on the big screen.  Registration requested but not required.  For teens in grades 6-12.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550x7628.

CONTACT:
  Dori Eisenstat
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Auditorium

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Resilient Raptors: Securing the Bald Eagle's Continued Recovery

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Traits, Trends, & Adaptations 

In order to excel in a world where food can be scarce, weather conditions challenging, and territory both highly coveted and fiercely defended, the Bald Eagle must possess several incredible physical adaptations. From feet with sandpaper-like surface area to eyes that can detect a potential meal from over 3 miles away, the iconic Bald Eagle is designed to thrive in North America. This presentation will highlight the specialized traits of NH’s only nesting eagle, while also introducing a brief history on how and why they came to be recognized as our national icon.  

Register Here

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Traits, Trends, & Adaptations 

In order to excel in a world where food can be scarce, weather conditions challenging, and territory both highly coveted and fiercely defended, the Bald Eagle must possess several incredible physical adaptations. From feet with sandpaper-like surface area to eyes that can detect a potential meal from over 3 miles away, the iconic Bald Eagle is designed to thrive in North America. This presentation will highlight the specialized traits of NH’s only nesting eagle, while also introducing a brief history on how and why they came to be recognized as our national icon.  

Register Here

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday March 1, 2023
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lego League Jr.

This fun program is for ages 3-5 years.  You will work in a team to build BOOMTOWN theme park using STEAM activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math in a playful, fun way.  We will meet once a month.  Registration is required.  For  more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room
There are 28 spaces available.

This fun program is for ages 3-5 years.  You will work in a team to build BOOMTOWN theme park using STEAM activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math in a playful, fun way.  We will meet once a month.  Registration is required.  For  more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

There are 28 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tween and Teens Gaming Afternoon

Drop in for some friendly competition with the Library's new Nintendo Switch. We'll have a variety of games available.

Grades 4-12 are invited to attend.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Drop in for some friendly competition with the Library's new Nintendo Switch. We'll have a variety of games available.

Grades 4-12 are invited to attend.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wildlife Encounters

Come and learn about animals.  Familes are welcome.  Free.  Space is limited.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Auditorium

Come and learn about animals.  Familes are welcome.  Free.  Space is limited.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Auditorium

Thursday March 2, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Creative Day - Retro Games & Pixel Art

Come and enjoy the day off with familiar games in new ways as we play some life=sized, live action retro game and game inspired activities!.  Also, Pixel Art Crafts - a style used in older (and some newer) video games.  This program is for grades 1-6.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Come and enjoy the day off with familiar games in new ways as we play some life=sized, live action retro game and game inspired activities!.  Also, Pixel Art Crafts - a style used in older (and some newer) video games.  This program is for grades 1-6.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Friday March 3, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Life-Sized Clue

Kids in grades K-12 are invited to play.  Can you solve this who dunnit?  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Kids in grades K-12 are invited to play.  Can you solve this who dunnit?  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Tuesday March 7, 2023
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday March 8, 2023
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tangled Lives: Native People and English Settlers in Colonial New England

The Manchester City Library invites you to a live performance of Tangled Lives by Jo Radner on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:30pm. This event will be held in the auditorium.

Tangled Lives blends and juxtaposes material from Abenaki and English tradition, tracing some of the intertwined threads in the relationships between English settlers and Native peoples as they struggled to control the Abenaki land of northern New England – land to which each group felt entitled, land on which different cultures clashed, mingled, and merged.  Exploring questions of responsibility and justice, the stories reveal the way English and Native people in this region saw one another as defenders and trespassers, pursuers and refugees, relatives and aliens, kind neighbors and ruthless destroyers.

Radner presents stories from extensive research and from the written memoirs of two families who arrived in Massachusetts in 1635 and migrated over time to settle the new English towns of Ipswich and Haverhill, Massachusetts, Penacook (Concord), New Hampshire, and finally Pequawket (Fryeburg), Maine. Because the stories relate to her own ancestors, Radner’s quest to understand colonial lives invites all listeners to consider how they and their relatives and neighbors are part of the history of northern New England.

Jo Radner received her Ph.D. from Harvard University. Before returning to her family home in western Maine as a freelance storyteller, writer, and oral historian, she spent 31 years as professor at American University in Washington, DC, teaching literature, folklore, women’s studies, American studies, Celtic studies, and storytelling. She has published books and articles in all those fields. Her new book, Wit and Wisdom: The Forgotten Literary Life of New England Villages, will be published by the University of Massachusetts Press in 2023. She is past president of the American Folklore Society and the National Storytelling Network.

This program is brought to you by the New Hampshire Humanities Council

For questions, call Caitlin at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email cdionne@manchesternh.gov

Signup for this program is not required, but if you’d like a reminder email, you can sign up through our library calendar! 

 

 

CONTACT: Caitlin Dionne  603-624-6550X7620  cdionne@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Auditorium
There are 36 spaces available.

The Manchester City Library invites you to a live performance of Tangled Lives by Jo Radner on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:30pm. This event will be held in the auditorium.

Tangled Lives blends and juxtaposes material from Abenaki and English tradition, tracing some of the intertwined threads in the relationships between English settlers and Native peoples as they struggled to control the Abenaki land of northern New England – land to which each group felt entitled, land on which different cultures clashed, mingled, and merged.  Exploring questions of responsibility and justice, the stories reveal the way English and Native people in this region saw one another as defenders and trespassers, pursuers and refugees, relatives and aliens, kind neighbors and ruthless destroyers.

Radner presents stories from extensive research and from the written memoirs of two families who arrived in Massachusetts in 1635 and migrated over time to settle the new English towns of Ipswich and Haverhill, Massachusetts, Penacook (Concord), New Hampshire, and finally Pequawket (Fryeburg), Maine. Because the stories relate to her own ancestors, Radner’s quest to understand colonial lives invites all listeners to consider how they and their relatives and neighbors are part of the history of northern New England.

Jo Radner received her Ph.D. from Harvard University. Before returning to her family home in western Maine as a freelance storyteller, writer, and oral historian, she spent 31 years as professor at American University in Washington, DC, teaching literature, folklore, women’s studies, American studies, Celtic studies, and storytelling. She has published books and articles in all those fields. Her new book, Wit and Wisdom: The Forgotten Literary Life of New England Villages, will be published by the University of Massachusetts Press in 2023. She is past president of the American Folklore Society and the National Storytelling Network.

This program is brought to you by the New Hampshire Humanities Council

For questions, call Caitlin at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email cdionne@manchesternh.gov

Signup for this program is not required, but if you’d like a reminder email, you can sign up through our library calendar! 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Caitlin Dionne
  603.624.6550X7620
   cdionne@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Auditorium

There are 36 spaces available.

Thursday March 9, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday Evening Book Club - Vanderbilt: the Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Vanderbuilt book coverGroup is reading "Vanderbilt: the Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty" by Anderson, Cooper. When sleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in New York Harbor at the beginning of the nineteeth century, no one could have imagined that one day he would, through ruthlessness, cunning, and a pathological desire for money, build two empires--one in shipping and another in railroads--that would make him the richest man in America. By 2018, whe the last Vanderbilt was forced out of The Breakers--the seventy-room summer estate in Newport, Rhode Island--the family would have been unrecognizable to the tycoon who started it all. Now, the Commodore's great-great-great-grandson Anderson Cooper joins with historian Katherine Howe to explore the story of his legendary family and their outsized influence. You can join us in person or via zoom. Registration is required. Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.  

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550 x7619  sviggiano@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom
There are 19 spaces available.

Vanderbuilt book coverGroup is reading "Vanderbilt: the Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty" by Anderson, Cooper. When sleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father's small boat ferrying supplies in New York Harbor at the beginning of the nineteeth century, no one could have imagined that one day he would, through ruthlessness, cunning, and a pathological desire for money, build two empires--one in shipping and another in railroads--that would make him the richest man in America. By 2018, whe the last Vanderbilt was forced out of The Breakers--the seventy-room summer estate in Newport, Rhode Island--the family would have been unrecognizable to the tycoon who started it all. Now, the Commodore's great-great-great-grandson Anderson Cooper joins with historian Katherine Howe to explore the story of his legendary family and their outsized influence. You can join us in person or via zoom. Registration is required. Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.  

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550 x7619
   sviggiano@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom

There are 19 spaces available.

Friday March 10, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Saturday March 11, 2023
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
NH Family Voices

Group meeting.   For  more information please call Dimitri Santos at 603-851-7861

 

CONTACT: Dimitri Santos  603-851-7861  dimitri.santos978@gmail.com
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Group meeting.   For  more information please call Dimitri Santos at 603-851-7861

 

CONTACT:
  Dimitri Santos
  603.851.7861
   dimitri.santos978@gmail.com

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Monday March 13, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday March 14, 2023
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Adult DIY: Acrylic Painting

Acrylic painting is a versatile, accessible medium that is super easy to get started in! These kits have been put together to pair with a beginner painting class through Creativebug, a free database filled with thousands of fine art and hand-crafting classes. Pick up a kit and watch along with instructor Jessie Jennings of Plaid Crafts as she teaches you the basics of Acrylic Painting. Colors provided in the kit will vary from colors suggested in the class. A Manchester City Library card is required to access Creativebug.

Kits will be available for pickup through curbside service starting March 14, 2023, while supplies last. These kits are for Adults only. Pick up at the Main Branch library in the Rotunda. For more information, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x 3320 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Information Desk

Acrylic painting is a versatile, accessible medium that is super easy to get started in! These kits have been put together to pair with a beginner painting class through Creativebug, a free database filled with thousands of fine art and hand-crafting classes. Pick up a kit and watch along with instructor Jessie Jennings of Plaid Crafts as she teaches you the basics of Acrylic Painting. Colors provided in the kit will vary from colors suggested in the class. A Manchester City Library card is required to access Creativebug.

Kits will be available for pickup through curbside service starting March 14, 2023, while supplies last. These kits are for Adults only. Pick up at the Main Branch library in the Rotunda. For more information, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x 3320 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Information Desk

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday March 15, 2023
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Writers Group

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. Sign up for the Zoom link to attend virtually. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT: Tess Kimsey  603-624-6550x7620  tkimsey@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Hunt Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. Sign up for the Zoom link to attend virtually. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT:
  Tess Kimsey
  603.624.6550x7620
   tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Hunt Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday March 16, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Friday March 17, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

Monday March 20, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday March 21, 2023
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting - Joint with Foundation

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Game Night

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Children's Room

Drop by the children's room for Family Game Night.  We will have different board games and puzzles for families to enjoy as you browse fro books.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - WW Brown Camp 1

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War W.W. Brown Camp #1 is a volunteer organization comprised of male descendants of the Union Veteran of the Civil War or men without a Civil War ancestor who demonstrates a genuine interest in the Civil War and who can subwcribe to the purporses and objectives of the SUVCW.  For more information contact Shawn Carboni at 603-203-8266

CONTACT: Shawn Carboni  603-203-8266  carbs10@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Winchell Room

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War W.W. Brown Camp #1 is a volunteer organization comprised of male descendants of the Union Veteran of the Civil War or men without a Civil War ancestor who demonstrates a genuine interest in the Civil War and who can subwcribe to the purporses and objectives of the SUVCW.  For more information contact Shawn Carboni at 603-203-8266

CONTACT:
  Shawn Carboni
  603.203.8266
   carbs10@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Thursday March 23, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Friday March 24, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Tuesday March 28, 2023
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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Club - 'The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter'

Group is reading "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers - John Singer is a deaf man who lives in a 1930's mill town in Georgia.  When his mute campanion of ten years is declared insane, Singer becomes a sounding board for the town's misfits.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550x7619
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Group is reading "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers - John Singer is a deaf man who lives in a 1930's mill town in Georgia.  When his mute campanion of ten years is declared insane, Singer becomes a sounding board for the town's misfits.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550x7619
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Resilient Raptors: Securing the Bald Eagle's Continued Recovery

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Courtship & Construction 

Bird nests are as unique to a species as their plumage, with nesting materials ranging from grasses and twigs to spit, mud, and even metal wire. Some species construct their nests together, while others spend significant energy independently creating a nest in an effort to attract a mate. Let’s explore some truly astounding avian architects before examining the construction and maintenance behind the Bald Eagle’s impressive egg abode and their deep commitment to the territory where they choose to place it. If you think the housing market is tough in NH, wait until you see what real estate is like from a Bald Eagle’s perspective! 

Register Here

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Courtship & Construction 

Bird nests are as unique to a species as their plumage, with nesting materials ranging from grasses and twigs to spit, mud, and even metal wire. Some species construct their nests together, while others spend significant energy independently creating a nest in an effort to attract a mate. Let’s explore some truly astounding avian architects before examining the construction and maintenance behind the Bald Eagle’s impressive egg abode and their deep commitment to the territory where they choose to place it. If you think the housing market is tough in NH, wait until you see what real estate is like from a Bald Eagle’s perspective! 

Register Here

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday March 29, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author Event: Black Rodeo: A History of the African American Western, by Mia Mask

The Manchester City Library in conjunction with Ashland Public Library are proud to bring you Professor and author Mia Mask discussing her new book Black Rodeo: A History of the African American Western on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.  The book examines the African American western hero within the larger context of film history. This is a virtual program, via zoom.

Mia Mask is the Mary Riepma Ross endowed chair of Film at Vassar College. She received her Ph.D. from New York University. At Vassar she teaches African American cinema, documentary history, and genre courses. She is the author of Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film, published by University of Illinois Press (2009). Professor Mask edited the anthology Contemporary Black American Cinema, published by Routledge (2012). In 2014, she published the jointly edited collection Poitier Revisited: Reconsidering a Black Icon in the Obama Age (Bloomsbury). She has written film reviews and covered festivals for IndieWire.com, The Village Voice, Film Quarterly, Time Out New York, The Poughkeepsie Journal and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her criticism was anthologized in Best American Movie Writing. Her cultural commentary has been featured on National Public Radio programs “Tell Me More,” “Marketplace” and “Morning Edition,” and in documentaries for the Smithsonian Channel, the Criterion Channel and CNN’s The Movies.

Register Here

CONTACT: Amy Hanmer  603-624-6550x7620  ahanmer@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

The Manchester City Library in conjunction with Ashland Public Library are proud to bring you Professor and author Mia Mask discussing her new book Black Rodeo: A History of the African American Western on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.  The book examines the African American western hero within the larger context of film history. This is a virtual program, via zoom.

Mia Mask is the Mary Riepma Ross endowed chair of Film at Vassar College. She received her Ph.D. from New York University. At Vassar she teaches African American cinema, documentary history, and genre courses. She is the author of Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film, published by University of Illinois Press (2009). Professor Mask edited the anthology Contemporary Black American Cinema, published by Routledge (2012). In 2014, she published the jointly edited collection Poitier Revisited: Reconsidering a Black Icon in the Obama Age (Bloomsbury). She has written film reviews and covered festivals for IndieWire.com, The Village Voice, Film Quarterly, Time Out New York, The Poughkeepsie Journal and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her criticism was anthologized in Best American Movie Writing. Her cultural commentary has been featured on National Public Radio programs “Tell Me More,” “Marketplace” and “Morning Edition,” and in documentaries for the Smithsonian Channel, the Criterion Channel and CNN’s The Movies.

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Amy Hanmer
  603.624.6550x7620
   ahanmer@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Thursday March 30, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Family Storytime

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628
LOCATION: Winchell Room

These are drop in sessions.  Please attend only one session each week so everyone can attend this very popular program.  This is for 2-5 year olds.  For more information contact Children's at 603-624-6550 ext 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room

Friday March 31, 2023
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Lapsit Storytime

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT: Children's  603-624-6550x7628  kisleb@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

This is also a drop in session that will be held in the Children's Room play/storytime area.  For 6-23 months.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7628.

CONTACT:
  Children's
  603.624.6550x7628
   kisleb@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Children' Room Play Area

Friday April 7, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Monday April 10, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday April 11, 2023
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Adult Take & Make Craft - Macrame Keychains

For April we will be making fun and easy macramé keychains. These are perfect presents that special someone for Father’s Day or to make for yourself. You will learn a few easy and basic macrame skills with this project.
These kits are intended for adults only as specific skill sets are involved in finishing the keychain. Kits will be available at the Reference Desk on Tuesday, April 11th, while supplies last. For more information, please contact Yvonne Loomis at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 or e-mail yloomis@manchesternh.gov. Happy crafting!

 

CONTACT: Yvonne Loomis  603624-6550 ext 7619  yloomis@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Rotunda

For April we will be making fun and easy macramé keychains. These are perfect presents that special someone for Father’s Day or to make for yourself. You will learn a few easy and basic macrame skills with this project.
These kits are intended for adults only as specific skill sets are involved in finishing the keychain. Kits will be available at the Reference Desk on Tuesday, April 11th, while supplies last. For more information, please contact Yvonne Loomis at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 or e-mail yloomis@manchesternh.gov. Happy crafting!

 

CONTACT:
  Yvonne Loomis
  603624.6550 ext 7619
   yloomis@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Rotunda

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Eric Migdal - Building & Understanding Family Trees

The Manchester City Library invites you to an informative session on building your family tree. This program is to be held on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Join us to learn how to better understand this part of genealogy!

This program will teach you how to build and better understand your family tree. We will discuss the differences of pedigree and family group trees, as well as how to gather accurate information, and how to understand and analyze relationships. We will also cover ways to share and publish family trees.

 

Eric Migdal is a 10 year resident of Pompton Lakes NJ. He has been doing family history research for over 28 years, assisting clients with family tree building, DNA test analysis, and safely and effectively contacting unknown family members. Genealogical research is personal to Migdal. As an adoptee, he spent many years searching for his biological family with very few results. His starting information was wrong and the assumptions made were also incorrect. He was able to use DNA testing to assist with finding the truth about his family and it ultimately lead to the correct family.

For questions, call Caitlin at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email cdionne@manchesternh.gov

Signup for this program is not required, but if you’d like a reminder email, you can sign up through our library calendar! You’ll also receive an email with the Zoom meeting link!

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT: Caitlin Dionne  603-624-6550x7620  cdionne@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

The Manchester City Library invites you to an informative session on building your family tree. This program is to be held on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Join us to learn how to better understand this part of genealogy!

This program will teach you how to build and better understand your family tree. We will discuss the differences of pedigree and family group trees, as well as how to gather accurate information, and how to understand and analyze relationships. We will also cover ways to share and publish family trees.

 

Eric Migdal is a 10 year resident of Pompton Lakes NJ. He has been doing family history research for over 28 years, assisting clients with family tree building, DNA test analysis, and safely and effectively contacting unknown family members. Genealogical research is personal to Migdal. As an adoptee, he spent many years searching for his biological family with very few results. His starting information was wrong and the assumptions made were also incorrect. He was able to use DNA testing to assist with finding the truth about his family and it ultimately lead to the correct family.

For questions, call Caitlin at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email cdionne@manchesternh.gov

Signup for this program is not required, but if you’d like a reminder email, you can sign up through our library calendar! You’ll also receive an email with the Zoom meeting link!

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Caitlin Dionne
  603.624.6550x7620
   cdionne@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Thursday April 13, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday Evening Book Club - Klara and the Sun

Klara and the Sun book coverGroup is reading "Klara and the Sun" by Kazuo Ishiguro - Waiting to be chosen by a customer, an Artificial Friend programmed with high perception observes the activities of shoppers while exploring fundamental questions about what is means to love.  You can join us in person or via zoom.  Registration is required.  Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.   

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550 x7619  sviggiano@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom
There are 20 spaces available.

Klara and the Sun book coverGroup is reading "Klara and the Sun" by Kazuo Ishiguro - Waiting to be chosen by a customer, an Artificial Friend programmed with high perception observes the activities of shoppers while exploring fundamental questions about what is means to love.  You can join us in person or via zoom.  Registration is required.  Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.   

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550 x7619
   sviggiano@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom

There are 20 spaces available.

Monday April 17, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Marc Chagall: Joy, Color & a Celebration of Jewish Culture

Join the Manchester City Library on April 17, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the first installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

Marc Chagall’s colorful, abstracted paintings integrate a variety of elements from the modernist movements of the early twentieth century. His work is singular among his peers for its incorporation of Jewish themes, reflecting the artist’s cultural roots. This program provides an introduction to Chagall’s personal and professional resilience, his work and favorite subjects.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Join the Manchester City Library on April 17, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the first installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

Marc Chagall’s colorful, abstracted paintings integrate a variety of elements from the modernist movements of the early twentieth century. His work is singular among his peers for its incorporation of Jewish themes, reflecting the artist’s cultural roots. This program provides an introduction to Chagall’s personal and professional resilience, his work and favorite subjects.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday April 19, 2023
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Writers Group

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT: Tess Kimsey  603-624-6550x7620  tkimsey@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT:
  Tess Kimsey
  603.624.6550x7620
   tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Friday April 21, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Tuesday April 25, 2023
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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Club -'Code Talker: The first and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talk

Group will be reading "Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by one of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII" by Chester Nez and Judith Scheiss Avita - During WWII the Japanese managed to crack every code the United States used until the Marines turned to their Navajo recruits to develop the only unbroken code in modern warfare.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550x7619
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Group will be reading "Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by one of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII" by Chester Nez and Judith Scheiss Avita - During WWII the Japanese managed to crack every code the United States used until the Marines turned to their Navajo recruits to develop the only unbroken code in modern warfare.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550x7619
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Resilient Raptors: Securing the Bald Eagle's Continued Recovery

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Developmental Stages 

As April’s lengthening days offer extended time to hunt and feed, the rapid development of eaglets becomes more easily observable. This webinar discusses the successional stages of development expected to occur in the 11-12 weeks between hatching and fledging and the demands placed on the parent eagles by their increasingly ravenous offspring. Hunting techniques, food webs, and challenges faced by both parents and offspring will be covered.  

Register Here

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Developmental Stages 

As April’s lengthening days offer extended time to hunt and feed, the rapid development of eaglets becomes more easily observable. This webinar discusses the successional stages of development expected to occur in the 11-12 weeks between hatching and fledging and the demands placed on the parent eagles by their increasingly ravenous offspring. Hunting techniques, food webs, and challenges faced by both parents and offspring will be covered.  

Register Here

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Friday May 5, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Monday May 8, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday May 9, 2023
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Adult DIY: Beaded Garden Stakes

This is the perfect craft for the stylish gardener! Whether your plants are indoor or outdoor, novice or expert, every garden can use a little sparkle to brighten up the day! These stylish garden stakes come together in a few minutes and can be stuck right into the dirt by your favorite plant!

Kits will be available for pickup through curbside service starting May 9, 2023, while supplies last. These kits are for Adults only. Pick up at the Main Branch library in the Rotunda. For more information, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x 3320 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Information Desk

This is the perfect craft for the stylish gardener! Whether your plants are indoor or outdoor, novice or expert, every garden can use a little sparkle to brighten up the day! These stylish garden stakes come together in a few minutes and can be stuck right into the dirt by your favorite plant!

Kits will be available for pickup through curbside service starting May 9, 2023, while supplies last. These kits are for Adults only. Pick up at the Main Branch library in the Rotunda. For more information, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x 3320 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Information Desk

Thursday May 11, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday Evening Book Club - Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Astrophysics for people in a hurry book coverGroup is reading "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" by Neil deGrasse Tyson - The notable host of StarTalk reveals just what people need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for like in the universe. You can join us in person or via zoom. Registration is required. Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.  

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550 x7619
LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom
There are 15 spaces available.

Astrophysics for people in a hurry book coverGroup is reading "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" by Neil deGrasse Tyson - The notable host of StarTalk reveals just what people need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for like in the universe. You can join us in person or via zoom. Registration is required. Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.  

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550 x7619
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom

There are 15 spaces available.

Monday May 15, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Remembering Together

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom
The registration period has ended.

Discussion Topic: TBA

Our lives are made up of stories.  The Remembering Together program offers seniors a unique opportunity to share with one another some of their memorable life stories. These stories are often a source of encouragement, mutual appreciation, perspective, and a sense of connection.  Of course, there are also times when a story gives everyone a good laugh.     

Please join The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and the Manchester City Library for a conversational group at the Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30am, March 13, & 20, April 10 & 17, May 8 & 15.  Virtual attendance is also available.
For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Sign-up for this program is encouraged!  We will send you a reminder email before the meeting as well as a zoom link if you wish to attend virtually. Sign up here or visit www.manchesterlibrary.org and click on "Upcoming Events" to view the library calendar.  You can also sign up by call the library at 603-624-6550.

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Senior Center/Zoom

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Wednesday May 17, 2023
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Writers Group

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT: Tess Kimsey  603-624-6550x7620  tkimsey@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Join the Manchester City Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for our new writers group! Meet with other writers and discuss what you're writing, critique others work, and give feedback. This group is open to writers of all abilities and ages. For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 ext. 7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

CONTACT:
  Tess Kimsey
  603.624.6550x7620
   tkimsey@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Friday May 19, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Tuesday May 23, 2023
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Resilient Raptors: Securing the Bald Eagle's Continued Recovery

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Contamination & Continued Diligence  

This final program dovetails back to our pilot webinar as we return to the topic of ecosystem contamination and how it persists today. While there are readily available alternatives, lead (Pb) is still used in hunting ammunition and in fishing tackle. This creates significant ongoing threats to wildlife, both from current use and the legacy of old ammo and fishing tackle left in lakes, streams, and forests. We will conclude by presenting the various steps we can collectively take to ensure the continued success of our Bald Eagle population.

Register Here

 

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Bald Eagles across the continental U.S. were decimated by DDT, an environmental contaminant that impacted egg hatchability beginning in the 1940s. By the 1960’s, these raptors were greatly diminished and rarely seen, and only around 400 pairs were known to breed in the entire Lower 48 states. Bald Eagles were among the first animals placed on federal and state Endangered Species lists in the 1970’s. Even after being taken off the NH Endangered and Threatened List in March 2017, threats to the health of the eagle population remain, and continued monitoring and management helps to ensure the population’s ongoing recovery in the Granite State.

Starting in January, and running monthly through May, you are invited to learn about these iconic raptors and follow real-time Bald Eagle development via public YouTube channels that broadcast various nest sites across the country. Learn about the history of the Bald Eagle’s endangerment and the challenges that they face, their life-cycle, and what you can do to aid in the species’ continued recovery. For questions, call Susan Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov.

Contamination & Continued Diligence  

This final program dovetails back to our pilot webinar as we return to the topic of ecosystem contamination and how it persists today. While there are readily available alternatives, lead (Pb) is still used in hunting ammunition and in fishing tackle. This creates significant ongoing threats to wildlife, both from current use and the legacy of old ammo and fishing tackle left in lakes, streams, and forests. We will conclude by presenting the various steps we can collectively take to ensure the continued success of our Bald Eagle population.

Register Here

 

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday May 24, 2023
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tenant Rights: an Information session by 603 Legal Aid

When you rent housing, there are many laws that affect your relationship as a tenant with your landlord. Renters are invited to attend an informational session about tenant rights on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 6:00 PM at the Manchester City Library in the Winchell Room.

Marta Hurgin, Legal Director for 603 Legal Aid, will present on the topic of Tenant Rights and go over some of the fundamental laws that all renters should know, followed by a Q&A. Following the presentation, renters who need legal assistance can complete an intake with a 603 Legal Aid staff member.

Marta Hurgin is an attorney who is admitted in the states of Maine and New Hampshire. She has experience in criminal law, public interest law, benefits, and housing law. She has worked for 603 Legal Aid for almost three years, and previously worked as a public defender for the state of New Hampshire.

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Winchell Room
There are 30 spaces available.

When you rent housing, there are many laws that affect your relationship as a tenant with your landlord. Renters are invited to attend an informational session about tenant rights on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 6:00 PM at the Manchester City Library in the Winchell Room.

Marta Hurgin, Legal Director for 603 Legal Aid, will present on the topic of Tenant Rights and go over some of the fundamental laws that all renters should know, followed by a Q&A. Following the presentation, renters who need legal assistance can complete an intake with a 603 Legal Aid staff member.

Marta Hurgin is an attorney who is admitted in the states of Maine and New Hampshire. She has experience in criminal law, public interest law, benefits, and housing law. She has worked for 603 Legal Aid for almost three years, and previously worked as a public defender for the state of New Hampshire.

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Winchell Room

There are 30 spaces available.

Thursday May 25, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Revolutionary Design: Modern Architecture in New England

Join the Manchester City Library on May 25, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the second installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

New England is known for its history and its traditions, but it is also home to some daring and inventive modern designs from some of the world’s leading architects. How do giants in the field like Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Louis Kahn, Philip Johnson and Maya Lin combine the expected and familiar with the innovative and experimental? This program introduces audiences to each architect and walks you through their notable works in New England locales.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Join the Manchester City Library on May 25, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the second installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

New England is known for its history and its traditions, but it is also home to some daring and inventive modern designs from some of the world’s leading architects. How do giants in the field like Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Louis Kahn, Philip Johnson and Maya Lin combine the expected and familiar with the innovative and experimental? This program introduces audiences to each architect and walks you through their notable works in New England locales.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Tuesday May 30, 2023
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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Club - 'The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women'

group are reading "The Radium Girls: The Dark Stroy of America's Shining Women" by Kate Moore - A true story of the brave women who were exposed to radium in factories during the early twentieth century, and their heartbreaking battle against their employers, their doctors, and the government.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550x7619
LOCATION: Hunt Room

group are reading "The Radium Girls: The Dark Stroy of America's Shining Women" by Kate Moore - A true story of the brave women who were exposed to radium in factories during the early twentieth century, and their heartbreaking battle against their employers, their doctors, and the government.  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550x7619
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Friday June 2, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Thursday June 8, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday Evening Book Club - Death and the Penguin

Death and the penguine book coverGroup is reading "Death and the Penguin" by Andrei Kurkov. Hired to write obituaries of Kiev VIPs to be kept on file, Ukranian writer Viktor, who owns a penguin Misha, discovers he is writing death warrants when the VIPs die with regularity and realizes someone is writing his own obituary. You can join us in person or via Zoom. Registration is required. Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.  

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550 x7619
LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom
There are 15 spaces available.

Death and the penguine book coverGroup is reading "Death and the Penguin" by Andrei Kurkov. Hired to write obituaries of Kiev VIPs to be kept on file, Ukranian writer Viktor, who owns a penguin Misha, discovers he is writing death warrants when the VIPs die with regularity and realizes someone is writing his own obituary. You can join us in person or via Zoom. Registration is required. Call the information desk at 603-624-6550 ext. 7619 to register, or to reserve a print copy.  

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550 x7619
  

LOCATION: Winchell Room/Zoom

There are 15 spaces available.

Friday June 16, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Tuesday June 20, 2023
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Tuesday June 27, 2023
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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Brown Bag Book Club - 'The guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'

Group is reading "The guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shelter and Annie Barrows - The GLPPPS was born as an alibi to shield its members who were discovered breaking curfew by the Germans who occupied their island during WWII.  This charming, funny, deeply human and diverse cast of characters were all literature lovers, but what else were they up to?  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT: Information Department  603-624-6550x7619
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Group is reading "The guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shelter and Annie Barrows - The GLPPPS was born as an alibi to shield its members who were discovered breaking curfew by the Germans who occupied their island during WWII.  This charming, funny, deeply human and diverse cast of characters were all literature lovers, but what else were they up to?  For more information, please call 603-624-6550 ext. 7619

CONTACT:
  Information Department
  603.624.6550x7619
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Thursday June 29, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
George Tooker: Modern Life & Magical Realism

Join the Manchester City Library on June 29, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the third installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

George Tooker often depicted the tensions of modern life and inhuman bureaucracies. As a gay man, active in the Civil Rights movement, Tooker explored boundary-breaking subjects in his work while also conjuring powerful scenes of quiet beauty. This program provides an introduction to the artist, his life, and his remarkable body of work.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Join the Manchester City Library on June 29, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the third installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

George Tooker often depicted the tensions of modern life and inhuman bureaucracies. As a gay man, active in the Civil Rights movement, Tooker explored boundary-breaking subjects in his work while also conjuring powerful scenes of quiet beauty. This program provides an introduction to the artist, his life, and his remarkable body of work.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Friday June 30, 2023
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Office of Youth Services

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT: Michael Quigley  617-416-6899
LOCATION: West Conference Room

Staff meeting.  For more information contact Michael Quigley at 617-416-6899

CONTACT:
  Michael Quigley
  617.416.6899
  

LOCATION: West Conference Room

Tuesday July 4, 2023
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Independence Day - 4th of July

Both Libraries closed.

LOCATION: Main & West Library
Monday July 17, 2023
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Thursday July 20, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norman Rockwell on Art

Join the Manchester City Library on July 20, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the fourth installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

“America’s favorite illustrator” is best known for his relatable scenes of modern American life with subjects selected for their broad appeal: families, holiday celebrations and young love. Rockwell was also fond of making paintings about painting and the art world in general, topics one wouldn’t necessarily associate with commercial art for the middle class. This program considers the various ways Rockwell explored art making and museums over the course of his career, with a healthy dose of the artist’s good humor.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Join the Manchester City Library on July 20, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the fourth installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

“America’s favorite illustrator” is best known for his relatable scenes of modern American life with subjects selected for their broad appeal: families, holiday celebrations and young love. Rockwell was also fond of making paintings about painting and the art world in general, topics one wouldn’t necessarily associate with commercial art for the middle class. This program considers the various ways Rockwell explored art making and museums over the course of his career, with a healthy dose of the artist’s good humor.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Thursday August 17, 2023
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Seaside Escapes: The Art & Architecture of the New England Coast

Join the Manchester City Library on August 17, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the fifth installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

From artist colonies to robber baron “summer cottages,” the New England shoreline has inspired countless creative works. This program looks at seascapes by beloved American artists including Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper as well as the over-the-top elegance of Newport, RI summer homes designed for the titans of industry in the nineteenth century. Gloucester’s eccentric summer retreat Beauport is also featured.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT: Sue Harmon  603-624-6550 x7620  sharmon@manchesternh.gov
LOCATION: Zoom

Join the Manchester City Library on August 17, 2023, from 7-8 pm via Zoom for the fifth installment of our Culturally Curious Art Series! This wildly popular art series, presented by Jane Oneail, is back for the second year with a fantastic array of topics including popular artists and local art.

From artist colonies to robber baron “summer cottages,” the New England shoreline has inspired countless creative works. This program looks at seascapes by beloved American artists including Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper as well as the over-the-top elegance of Newport, RI summer homes designed for the titans of industry in the nineteenth century. Gloucester’s eccentric summer retreat Beauport is also featured.

Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England and beyond. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. A New Hampshire native, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information, visit iamculturallycurious.com.

For questions, call Sue Harmon at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email sharmon@manchesternh.gov

Register Here

CONTACT:
  Sue Harmon
  603.624.6550 x7620
   sharmon@manchesternh.gov

LOCATION: Zoom

Monday August 21, 2023
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCL Trustee Meeting

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT: Denise van Zanten  603-624-6550
LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monthly meeting.

CONTACT:
  Denise van Zanten
  603.624.6550
  

LOCATION: Hunt Room

Monday September 18, 2023