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Mayflower 400th anniversary

November 16th, 2020 · No Comments · Books, City Library, Events, Local History, Main Branch, NH Room, West Branch

Read about the Pilgrims journey to the new world with one these books on display at the library

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We remember those who were lost on 9/11/01.

September 11th, 2020 · Comments Off on We remember those who were lost on 9/11/01. · Local History, News

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The History of Lake Massabesic – Manchester’s Water Source

July 1st, 2020 · 2 Comments · City Library, Local History, Main Branch, Virtual Programs

Wednesday, July 8, at 2:30 PM Zoom Link:  https://zoom.us/j/97918427538?pwd=ZVBFeEdaSVlqMXoxUDg5ZWFGeVQwQT09 Meeting ID: 979-1842-7538 Password: 562844 Call-In: +1 929-436-2866 One Tap Mobile: +192943628666,,97918427538#,,1#,562844# Manchester, NH, boasts some of the cleanest tap water in the country, but it wasn’t always so! Join John O’Neil, from Manchester Water Works for a history of the Massabesic lakes and surrounding area […]

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Virtual Tour of Pine Grove Cemetery

June 4th, 2020 · Comments Off on Virtual Tour of Pine Grove Cemetery · City Library, Local History, Main Branch, NH Room, West Branch

Take a virtual walking tour of Pine Grove Cemetery with local historians John Jordan and Dick Duckoff

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Read The Union Leader! Use your library card!

January 6th, 2020 · Comments Off on Read The Union Leader! Use your library card! · City Library, Library Databases, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, West Branch

Did you know you can read The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News online, using just your library card?

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D-Day

June 7th, 2019 · Comments Off on D-Day · City Library, Events, Local History, Main Branch, News, West Branch

This June, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a major turning point in World War II.

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Large Oak on Library’s South Lawn Removed

July 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on Large Oak on Library’s South Lawn Removed · City Library, Local History, Main Branch, Trustees

It was with great sadness that the library had to have the large oak on the library’s south lawn removed.

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The commissioning of the U.S.S. Manchester

April 30th, 2018 · Comments Off on The commissioning of the U.S.S. Manchester · Children, City Library, Events, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Technology, Trustees, West Branch

The Queen City will have a second naval ship named for her. Here’s how to get a ticket to the upcoming commissioning in Portsmouth.

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Two All-Beef Patties

October 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Two All-Beef Patties · City Library, Events, Local Author Series, Local History, News, Newsletter, NH Room, West Branch

Come learn Manchester’s role in the founding of McDonald’s, America’s favorite fast food chain.

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Hot, hot, hot off the presses! Our Summer Newsletter!

May 27th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Book Group, Children, City Library, Computer Classes, E-Books, Events, Family Fare, Foundation, Library Databases, Local History, Main Branch, Movies, Museum Passes, News, Newsletter, NH Room, Summer Reading Program, Teens, West Branch

The summer edition of MCL Notes is hot off the press!

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