Author Archives: Heather Sturm

About Heather Sturm

Director at Manchester District Library

Paddle Now. Chores Later.

Join us on Wednesday, September 25 at 7pm as PBS-featured author and life-long Michigan resident Doc Fletcher presents his hour-long 2013 canoeing and kayaking program, “Paddle Now. Chores Later”. Among the rivers featured will be the Pere Marquette, the subject of Doc’s … Continue reading

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Anne Geeks People

Ask Anne Buckalew what she likes about working at the library, and she’ll tell you right away it’s the people. In college she majored in sociology and psychology, fields that are all about people. She’s worked at the library in a … Continue reading

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Coach Gall Geeks History & Leadership

Wes Gall, Head Coach, football – Manchester High School See the library’s other Geek portraits at Flickr, and come back next week to see who the next geek is!

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Joan Geeks Growing Garlic

Joan Paskewitz, Manchester District Library Board of Trustees, Secretary Joan Paskewitz has kept a garden during most of her adult life. Her father grew up on a farm and maintained a large garden when she was growing up. They always … Continue reading

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The Swanson Family Geeks Making

Fritz and Sara Swanson, and their children Oscar and Abi The Swanson family is well-known at the library. Fritz currently serves as a Trustee on the Library Board, Sara volunteers her help at programs, and both Oscar and Abi are … Continue reading

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Julie Geeks Walking

Julie Hammer, Receptionist, H&R Block  Julie Hammer began walking with her husband about 30 years ago because it was good exercise. She quickly discovered that she enjoyed the walking for more than just exercise. Julie still walks with her husband, … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Tickets & More Program Offers Discounts for Library Users

We are pleased to announce that Manchester District Library, through The Library Network, has entered into a new partnership with the Detroit Zoo for a program called Tickets & More. Through the TLN Tickets & More program Manchester library patrons can … Continue reading

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“J.D. Salinger, Infantry Man” with author/presenter Jerry Linderman

On Wed. June 26th at 7pm, the library is pleased to present a program by Jerry Linderman called J.D. Salinger, Infantry Man. J.D. Salinger’s masterwork, The Catcher in the Rye, made him one of the most popular and admired writers … Continue reading

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MI Big Green Gym offers free park passes for Michigan fitness seekers

For anyone wanting to get fit this summer, but find their budget is the leanest part of their lifestyle, a quick trip to Manchester District Library for a free pass into MI Big Green Gym is the first step to … Continue reading

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we’re looking for a few good books

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