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Summer Reading Program Starts Friday, June 16th with an A2 Magician Show

The Manchester District Library’s summer reading program’s kickoff is Friday, June 16, 2017 at 12pm; and the program will run through Friday, July 28, 2017. Help your children maintain and even improve skills during the summer months. Kids make progress … Continue reading

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Essay Contests Offer Scholarships and Cash Prizes

Once again this year, the VFW is sponsoring two essay contests with patriotic themes. The Voice of Democracy is open to 9-12th graders and has a $30,000 scholarship for its Grand Prize. This year’s theme is My Responsibility to America. … Continue reading

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VFW Speech Contest: Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future

Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students from across the country enter to win a share of the $2.2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the VFW’s Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition. The VFW established the Voice of Democracy … Continue reading

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VFW Essay contest: Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans

Each year more than 100,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The first-place winner from each state competes to win one of 46 national awards totaling $46,000. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an … 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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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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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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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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