Category Archives: for adults

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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2014 Adult Summer Reading Program at Manchester District Library

Adults can sign up for our 2014 Summer Reading Program, Literary Elements, beginning this Friday afternoon at 1 pm. Remember, we have a fantastic show for everyone on Friday at 2pm: Zeemo the YoYo Man will be on hand to … Continue reading

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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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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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Book Discussion Group Invites Students

Among the many groups which meet regularly at Manchester District Library is an adult book discussion group. The open group meets monthly for most of the year and discusses a new book at each meeting. Titles for the year are … 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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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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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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