Category Archives: information

Pipeline Project

Local news reported recently that information regarding an anticipated interstate natural gas pipeline through Washtenaw County would be available at local libraries. Manchester District Library is not receiving updates on this project. However, the company will be updating documents at … Continue reading

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about those tax forms…

About a month ago, all the news was about the Fiscal Cliff. CNN published an article in late December called Fiscal Cliff Could Put Your Tax Refund on Hold, which describes exactly the scenario we’re in now — delayed printing … Continue reading

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Adopted Ancestors and Family History

On Tuesday Jan. 15th, the library’s Family History Guild hosted noted genealogist and presenter Bobbie Snow. Bobbie talked about finding information on family members who either left the family through adoption, or were adopted into the family. She started by … Continue reading

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information about flu season

Experts are saying this year’s flu season is particularly bad – intense, even. Here are a few good sources of information to help you combat the flu and stay healthy. Google Flu Trends will show you where the hot spots … Continue reading

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last-minute gifts

If you’re shopping for gifts this month, swing by the library. Fun and useful items for sale include… Used books in the Friends Book Sale on the 2nd floor – a selection of paperback and hardcover fiction, non-fiction, and kids’ … Continue reading

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Toys for Tots 2012

The library will not be a drop-off location this year for Toys for Tots. However, there WILL be a drop-off box at the Manchester Township Hall, located at 275 S. Macomb St. in Manchester. Additional drop off locations can be … Continue reading

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a couple of vegan recipes to try

Manchester’s own Rebecca Stucki put together a variety of vegan treats for the audience at Dr. Will Tuttle’s presentation in early September. Here are the two most-requested recipes — tasty! If you’re interested in learning more about vegan cooking, especially … Continue reading

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a pretty day for a drive

Well. Road construction is keeping things interesting at the library this week! Traffic is still allowed to go north on Hibbard St. (into town), but they’re blocking traffic south on Hibbard (out to Austin Rd.). They’re not allowing left-hand turns … Continue reading

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iPad tips and tricks

Click through to view this simple slide show with special information for iPad users:

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month!

We’re celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month during September!┬áLibrary cards give you access to all sorts of resources, from books and DVDs to ebooks and other on-line resources. That makes it the smartest card in your wallet! Already have your … Continue reading

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