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The History of Lake Massabesic – Manchester’s Water Source

July 1st, 2020 · No 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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Microfilm – a Time Machine

February 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Microfilm – a Time Machine · City Library, Foundation, Grades 6-12, Library Databases, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Teens, Trustees

With microfilm, we can easily go back in time and see what the local neighborhood, or the world, was like on a given date—your birthday, for instance—from articles, drawings and photographs.

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Proud Manchester!

February 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off on Proud Manchester! · Children, City Library, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Technology, Teens, Trustees, West Branch

  “Manchester is not just a 19th-century industrial city, it’s the 19th-century industrial city, the ultimate expression of the New England establishment’s vision for reconciling the ideals of the American Revolution with the realities of the Industrial one.” Here’s an wonderful article about Manchester which you might be interested in reading. Rock on, Manchester!

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