Category Archives: art and artists

Manchester High School Art Show @ MDL

The Library is once again hosting the Manchester High School Art Show! The show kicks off on Wednesday, March 29, with a reception from 6-8pm. Light refreshments will be served at the reception. The show runs through April 8.

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Popular Writing Workshops Continue!

Writing workshops continue at the library! Stop by on Tuesday, July 26, from 2-3pm to further hone your craft.

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MICHIGAN ACTIVITY PASS presented by The Library Network begins its second year May 24, 2014

The Library Network has announced the “Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network” will renew for a second year, beginning May 24, 2014. This project is supported in part by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute … Continue reading

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Mireille Prusak – April Artist of the Month

  Imaginative and artistic soul Mireille Prusak has been employed at Manchester District Library for three years. When not reading or working, Mireille dabbles in creative ventures including decorating, collecting art, herbalism, and writing. She has written a great number … Continue reading

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David W. Nelson, Meet the Artist February 26, 2014 (new date)

Originally scheduled for February 26, this event will now be held at Manchester District Library on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6-8 pm. David Nelson fell for pottery when his high school art teacher arranged for students to visit her … Continue reading

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Local Artist Margaret Shaw Displays Craft and Visits Library

Not only can one find intellectual inspiration among the books at Manchester District Library, but one may also find creative inspiration. Art from Manchester High School students is shown each spring, work from Japanese children was recently exhibited, and pottery … Continue reading

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Holiday Entertainment for the Family

Traveling in Michigan or looking for something fun near home over the holiday season? Free and discounted tickets are available to library patrons online through the Manchester District Library. Participant venues include plenty of adult and family friendly activities. This … Continue reading

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Chinese Artwork on Display at Manchester District Library

On loan to the Manchester District Library from the Michigan 4-H Children’s Art Exchange project are several pieces of art created by Chinese students from Michigan 4-H’s partner province of Shandong, of the People’s Republic of China. One of the … Continue reading

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Sara Swanson’s borscht recipe

Every patron I’ve mentioned Sara Swanson’s borscht to wants the recipe.  Here it is, from Sara herself. Beet Borsht (Hungarian Style) 1&1/2 pounds of soup meat with bone (I usually use pork neck) 10 – 12 cups of water Cook … Continue reading

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Spring Student Art Show Coming Up on May 11

2011 Spring Student Art Show, a set on Flickr. Manchester District Library will host the opening of the 2012 Manchester High School Student Art Exhibit on Friday, May 11, from 6-8pm. The Exhibit features 60-80 pieces of original art created … Continue reading

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