Category Archives: collection

Free Family Movie @ the MDL!

On Friday, August 21, the Manchester District Library will be showing the DreamWorks animated feature Home, about an alien on the run from his own people who lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest … Continue reading

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Free Movie Night

As part of the Awareness Series, hosted by the Manchester District Library and the Stewards of Western Washtenaw, we will be having FREE movie nights the 4th Tuesday of every month @ 7:00 pm in the Village Room. This Tuesday, June … Continue reading

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2014 5H Community Read

Manchester District Library, along with other local libraries and 5 Healthy Communities, is participating in the 2014 Community Read. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green was chosen this year with the intention that if provided, the book would … Continue reading

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Still Waiting to Try? Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, Music, and Video Anytime, Anywhere

Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home Manchester District Library is proud to offer you best-selling and classic eBooks, audiobooks, music and video available 24/7 from the library’s digital collection, and browsing the collection is as easy as clicking … Continue reading

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Staff Book Review: What Has Become of You

What Has Become of You by Jan Elizabeth Watson (available at Manchester District Library) reviewed by Manchester District Library staff member Mireille Prusak This is a taut, disturbing literary thriller about a dysfunctional teacher-student relationship. Vera Lundy is a socially … Continue reading

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Manchester Seed Library

“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Mom might have been wrong. Located within the Manchester District Library, the Manchester Seed Library is a resource maintained by the Manchester Community Garden Committee intended for the benefit … Continue reading

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Manchester District Library to show The Chelsea Community History Project: Vietnam War film

The Chelsea Community History Project works to preserve the stories and experiences of area residents. To date, films on One Room School Houses, Village Life, Farmers, Korean War Veterans, World War II Veterans and Vietnam War Veterans have been produced. … Continue reading

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The Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled

Washtenaw County has a free service, administered by the Ann Arbor District Library, which loans books, magazines, and videos in alternative formats (digital cartridge, digital download, large print, Braille, and descriptive video) to individuals of all ages who are certified … Continue reading

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NPR’s Morning Edition Does Series On Libraries

NPR’s signature morning program has begun doing a series on libraries. First, on Andrew Carnegie; a ruthless businessman whose generosity spread knowledge and its buildings throughout America.   Second, on the on-going cold war between libraries and publishers on the … Continue reading

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titles for reluctant readers

Quoting from Raymond Chandler, “a good title is the title of a successful book.” The other part of this quote should be “and the book should jump off the shelf because the title is so appealing to them.” Youth Services … Continue reading

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