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One Book One Manchester

October 3rd, 2019 · No Comments · Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch, West Branch

This year’s One Book, One Manchester selection is Gloria Norris’s KooKooland, her riveting memoir about growing up in the city, contending with poverty, domestic violence, mental illness, and racism, and emerging triumphant (and with a sharp, rollicking sense of humor) from these daunting circumstances. Please join us in what promises to be a lively season […]

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Stigma in the City: A Brief History of Mental Wellness in Manchester from 1960 to Today

September 30th, 2019 · No Comments · Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch, Teens, Trustees

A One-Book-One-Manchester series program that will examine and discuss the attitudes towards mental health that influenced the era of Gloria Norris’ youth.

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Manchester City Library Transcribe-athon – October 8th

September 23rd, 2019 · No Comments · City Library, Events, Main Branch, News

In an effort to increase access to the marginalized voices, the Manchester City Library will be hosting an event to transcribe essays written by those who are imprisoned, work in the prison system, or volunteer in the prison system through the American Prison Writings Archive.

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