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NH Olympians

February 20th, 2014 · Books, Children, City Library, Events, Foundation, Local History, News, NH Room, Teens, Trustees


The exciting Sochi 2014 Olympics shall soon be history. Did you know that there are nine participants in this year’s Olympics from New Hampshire? You only have a few more days to cheer them on!

1. Bode Miller, Franconia NH- Ski & Snowboard (Alpine) – Medalist!
2. Michaela Shiffrin, Lyme NH- Ski & Snowboard (Alpine)
3. Hannah Kearney, Hanover NH- Ski & Snowboard (Freestyle) – Medalist!
4. Dylan Ferguson, Amesbury MA- Ski & Snowboard (Aerials)
5. Leanne Smith, North Conway NH- Ski & Snowboard (Alpine)
6. Kris Freeman, Andover NH, Ski & Snowboard (Cross Country Skiing)
7. Scotty Lago, Seabrook NH, Ski & Snowboard (Snowboard)
8. Tyler Walker, Franconia NH – Para Ski
9. Nick Alexander, Lebanon NH- Ski & Snowboard (Ski Jumping)

Check out for the inside scoop on all the 2014 New Hampshire Olympic athletes. Visit for a list of all the current U.S. medalists.

Finally, check out Bode Miller’s Bode: Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun next time you visit the library.

Amy H.

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Closing early

February 18th, 2014 · Events, Main Branch, Teens, Trustees, Uncategorized

Due to the storm, the library will close today at 3:30 p.m. Drive carefully, and stay safe!

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Do You Have Tax Forms?

February 18th, 2014 · City Library, Events, Main Branch, West Branch


We sure do!  Tax forms are located where the Internet computers are just after the Information Desk.

We currently have 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ and their instruction booklets.

Call ahead to see if we have the form you need and save yourself a trip.  We also have handouts on FREE tax assistance locations in Manchester and Derry.

If there is a form you need that we don’t have, you can print it from  Or we will print the form for you for .20 cents per page.

You can also obtain tax forms at the Manchester IRS office located at 1000 Elm Street.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at the library at 624-6550 x320.

Amy H.

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Closed on Monday for President’s Day

February 15th, 2014 · City Library, Events, News


The Manchester City LIbrary will be closed on Monday, February 17th in observance of President’s Day. We will reopen at our normal time of 8:30 AM on Tuesday morning.  We hope to see you then!

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Winterfest Program with Steve Blunt

February 14th, 2014 · Ages 0-2, Ages 2-3, Ages 4-5, Ages 6-13, Children, City Library, Events, Family Fare, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-12, Grades K-2, Main Branch, News, Teens, Trustees


Prepare to be entertained! This is a family program for patrons of all ages… featuring mostly humorous original compositions and traditional American & multicultural selections. Children and adults alike will enjoy listening to Steve’s songs and stories. Musician Steve Blunt is coming back Manchester City Library on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 beginning at 2:00 pm. All ages are welcome and registration is not required.  Space is limited so be sure to arrive early!  For more information, please call the children’s room at 624-6550 ext. 328.

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Delayed Opening

February 14th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Due to the storm, the library will open today, February 14th, at 10:30 a.m.

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Closing early due to Winter Storm

February 13th, 2014 · City Library, Events, Foundation, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Teens, Trustees, West Branch

The libraries are closing today, Thursday February 13th, at 3 pm.  Safe travels!

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Brown Bag Book Club Reads The Sparrow

February 13th, 2014 · Book Group, Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch

sparrowFor the month of February, The Brown Bag Book Club will be reading The Sparrow by Doria Russell. Climb aboard a space ship to a newly discovered planet inhabited by an also newly discovered species.  On board are four Jesuit priests, an astronomer, a physician, her engineer husband, a child prostitute cum computer expert and you, on a mission to explore the Alpha Centuri world of Rahbat.  What is this book really about?  Plan to join us on February 25th from 12:15-1:30 to  learn the answers. For more information contact the Information Desk at 624-6550 ext. 319 or 320.

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East of Eden book discussion RESCHEDULED DUE TO STORM!

February 12th, 2014 · Book Group, Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch


Our Thursday evening East of Eden book discussion date has been rescheduled. This book discussion originally scheduled for the evening of Thursday (February 13th) has been rescheduled for February 20th at 7:00 PM due to winter storm Pax. We hope to see you then and stay safe during the storm and clean up afterwards.

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Cancelled: Life in Paris – Pictures and Stories

February 11th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Tonight’s program, Life in Paris, has been cancelled due to illness. We will reschedule at a later date.

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