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In the Manchester Express – March 12, 2008

March 15th, 2008 · No Comments · City Library, Manchester Express, News

In addition to movies recently released on DVD like Beowulf, Into the Wild, and American Gangster, the Manchester City Library also has DVDs that you don’t often find in video stores. These are a fun way to find out about travel destinations you might be considering, home improvement projects that you need to master, or exercise programs you want to start. That’s not all you can learn about on DVD–here are just a few DVDs that the Library has recently added to its collection. DVDs and videos go out for 1 week and fines are $1.00 a day for overdues.

Best of America’s Test Kitchen
DVD 641.5 BES
Christopher Kimball and the cast of America’s Test Kitchen, which is shown on PBS and is the publisher of the magazine Cook’s Illustrated, teach the basics of great home cooking. This 3-disc set also includes independent reviews of kitchen equipment and recommendations for supermarket stables from chocolate and white wine vinegar to inexpensive steaks and tomato paste.

GED Mathematics DVD 371.26 GED
This 3-disc mathematics DVD by Video Aided Instruction helps refine skills for taking the GED mathematics test, including arithmetic, charts and graphs, probability, statistics, algebra and geometry. The Library also has the following instructional DVDs: GED Language Arts, Reading; GED Language Arts, Writing; GED Science; and GED Social Studies.

Living Better With Arthritis DVD 616.722 LIV
This DVD presentation by Stanford Hospital focuses on some of the skills developed by Stanford Arthritis Center that arthritis sufferers can use to remain active and reduce pain.

The Lost Book of Nostradamus DVD 133.3 LOS
This A & E presentation examines an unusual manuscript dating to 1629 discovered in Rome containing cryptic and bizarre images along with over 80 watercolor painting by Nostradamus himself.

Retire Smart, Retire Happy: Plan A Fulfilling Retirement DVD 646.79 RET
In this PBS presentation, author and counseling psychologist Nancy K. Schlossberg shows how to prepare for a successful and fulfilling retirement, addressing the common problems and emotional challenges that can occur, such as loss of purpose and changing relationships.

At The Library

For storytimes requiring registration contact Children’s Dept., 624-6550, ext. 314.

Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2008
9:30-10:45 Winchell Room
Preschool Storytime–ages 4-5. No registration required

Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2008
9:30-10:45 Winchell Room
Toddler Storytime – Ages 2-3
Registration required

Friday, Mar. 21, 2008
9:30-10:45 Winchell Room
Lapsit Storytime –Ages 0-23 months
Registration required

Saturday, Mar. 22, 2008
10:30-11:30 Winchell Room
Family Storytime – All Ages
No Registration required

Children’s Programs
For programs requiring registration contact Karyn at 624-6550, ext. 335.

Camera Club
Tuesday, Mar. 18
4-5:00 Winchell Room
Grades 3-5. Registration required. Each month ideas for a new project will be
Given and we will discuss your work. For more information call Karyn at 624-6550, ext. 335.


Afternoon at the Movies
Wednesday, Mar. 19
1:00 Auditorium

West Branch
Friday, Mar. 21

Computer Classes

Monday, Mar. 17
10:00 AM Winchell Room
Introduction to the Internet

Registration required. Contact Lichen, 624-6550 ext. 324

Adult Programs
Stix & flix
Tuesday Mar. 18
6-8:00 PM Hunt Room
Come knit and chat with like-minded staff and patrons with a film (DVD)
in the background.

Family Program

Family Game Afternoon
Saturday, Mar 22 2-4:00 Winchell Room
All Ages Welcome. Bring your favorite board game to the library for our family game
Afternoon. Registration not required.


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