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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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New Date and Time to Meet Aaron Bushaw, March Artist of the Month

Aaron Bushaw is a local, self-taught, working-class artist. Since his school days, Aaron has dabbled in many mediums but never loved any particular one enough to stick with it. Recently returning to art (Aaron put it aside for a time) … 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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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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Block Party Every Wednesday

LEGOs have long been recognized as an educational toy (shh, don’t let the kids know).  If you need any convincing, please read the linked article in School Library Journal. To promote this learning opportunity and take advantage of the social nature … Continue reading

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get geeked!

Geek\Verb. 1: To love, to enjoy, to celebrate, to have an intense passion for. 2: To express interest in. 3: To possess a large amount of knowledge in. 4: To promote. This summer and fall, Manchester District Library is participating … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Artist: Marianne Cenko

Iconic Imagery Local artist Marianne Cenko has generously offered to display and sell her work at the library this month, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated back to the library. We’re excited to hold a Meet The Artist event … Continue reading

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October is Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month was started to bring attention to the on-going problem of bullying, and to help kids, teachers and parents find ways to counteract and stop bullying behavior. The movement has gained momentum recently with the help of … Continue reading

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