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Kanopy Film Series

August 31st, 2019 · City Library, Events, Main Branch, Movies, News, Technology, Trustees

Please join us at 1:00 PM on Tuesday afternoons, September 3 through November 19, for an afternoon movie. Using Kanopy, a movie streaming service that is free to library patrons, we are showing a number of popular movies, documentaries, and foreign films! Movies will be screened in our Auditorium, a lovely historic section of our building that seats 175 people, so we can provide a true theater experience, just no popcorn or drinks!

https://manchesternh.kanopy.com/playlist/5830502

9/3 – Amy: The Tragic Story of Amy Winehouse, R

9/10 – Lady Bird, R

9/17 – Kedi: The Cats of an Ancient City, NR

9/24 – Girl Asleep, NR

10/1 – Ken Burns: The Central Park Five, NR

10/8 – Hunt For The Wilderpeople, PG-13

10/15 – Meru: Mountain Climbing in the Himalayas, R

10/22 – Eighth Grade, R

10/29 – What We Do in the Shadows, R

11/12 – Storm Boy, PG

11/19 – Wrestle: An Intimate Look at High School Athletes on a Difficult Path, NR

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Fall Newsletter

August 30th, 2019 · Book Sale, Books, Children, City Library, Events, Main Branch, Movies, News, Newsletter, Teens, Uncategorized, West Branch

The Fall issue of MCL Notes is now online! Catch up on what’s been happening at the libraries—there is plenty to read about!—and get the scoop on the programs we have planned from now through November.

We welcome you to sign up to receive this quarterly newsletter by email.

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Labor Day

August 25th, 2019 · City Library, Events, Main Branch, West Branch

The Manchester City Library will be closed on Saturday, August 31st, through Monday, September 2nd, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  The West Manchester Branch Library will be closed that Monday as well. We will reopen on Tuesday at our normal times.  We hope you all have a safe and happy holiday.

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Manchester City’s Master Plan

August 22nd, 2019 · City Library, Events, Main Branch, News, West Branch

The library is working with the City’s Planning Department to gather feedback from the community to include in our city’s new Master Plan.  We invite you to be a part of Manchester’s future by taking part in facilitated sessions to be held here at the library:

  • On Monday August 26th at 7 pm we will host an “On the table: Your City” discussion in the Winchell Room.  The focus of this discussion will be to solicit feedback on the city as a whole.
  • On Monday September 9th at 7 pm we will host an “On the table: Your Library” discussion in the Winchell Room.  The focus of this discussion will be to solicit feedback on library services.

We also encourage members of the community to host your own “On the table” discussions with family and friends to provide feedback. More information can be found at https://planmanchester.com/on-the-table

Come join the discussion to help make Manchester’s Future even brighter!

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The White Mountain by Dan Szczesny

August 22nd, 2019 · Author Talk, Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch, News

Over the course of one calendar year, journalist Dan Szczesny explored the history and mystique of New England’s tallest mountain. But Mount Washington is more that just a 6,288 foot rock pile; the mountain is the cultural soul of climbers, hikers, and tourists from around the world looking to test their mettle against some of the most intense natural beauty. Join us on September 3rd at 7 Pm in the Winchell Room to meet Dan and hear his stories. His book ‘The White Mountain” will be available at this time to get signed. For more information, contact Mary Gallant at 624-6550 ext. 3311.

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Staff Development Day – Libraries Closed August 28th

August 21st, 2019 · City Library, Events, Main Branch, Staff Development Day, West Branch


Both the Main library and the West Branch will be closed on Wednesday, August 28th, for our annual staff development day. The Main Branch will reopen on Thursday morning at 9:30 and the West Branch will reopen at 12:30. We look forward to seeing you then.

We appreciate your patience as we strive to serve you better.

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Bookmobile Visit with Congressman Chris Pappas

August 19th, 2019 · Ages 0-2, Ages 2-3, Ages 4-5, Books, Children, City Library, Events, Main Branch

Rep. Chris PappasCome listen as Congressman Pappas reads some of his favorite children’s stories. Afterwards, you can take home a free book from the Bookmobile!

Join us Tuesday, August 20, from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm in the Library Parking Lot.

Bookmobile

The Bookmobile, “Manchester is Driven to Read,” is a joint venture of the Manchester City Library and the Manchester School District.

 

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Library Catalog Upgrade – Unavailable Thursday 8/22

August 19th, 2019 · City Library, Events, Main Branch, News

On Thursday, August 22nd, our public catalog will be down for a system upgrade. During this time neither the staff catalogs nor public catalogs will be available. eBooks and remote access to our electronic resources (databases) will likewise be unavailable. The Internet, including WiFi, will still be available to patrons. For assistance in locating materials please visit the information desk, or call us at 624-6550 x 3319 or 3320. We thank you for your patience

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Computer Class: Office 365 MS Word

August 17th, 2019 · City Library, Computer Classes, Events, Main Branch

Join us for relaxed hands on introduction to Office 365 Microsoft Word. Learning outcomes: concept of shared documents, page set-up, formatting text, spellcheck, and more. Please bring a laptop that has Office 365, if you wish. So mark your calendars for August 22nd at 2:30 pm in the library’s Winchell Room. Space is limited so sign-up now. For more information please contact Amy at 624-6550 ext. 3346.

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Woodstock at 50

August 16th, 2019 · Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch, News, Teens

Summer of ’69 – Woodstock at 50
Looking to reflect on or celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock? Swing by the library and check out our Woodstock display near the Art Room. All the books and music in the display are available to borrow.
Can’t make it in? Then consider checking out Hoopla for a list of Woodstock music you can download with your Manchester library card. New to using Hoopla to download music? Call us at 624-6550 ext. 3320 and we’d be glad to help you.
https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/6806

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