Children

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Welcome to the Children’s Department

The library offers fantastic resources for children, parents, and caregivers. You will find picture books, board books, chapter books, DVDs, CDs, computers, magazines, and more for children at the library. Weekly storytimes and special events offer children the opportunity to have fun at the library and explore activities to spark their imagination. On the website you will find blog posts, book recommendations, event information, and access to the library’s digital and physical collection.

Children’s Blog

Super Reader Success

Readers in the Manhattan Public Library’s 2015 summer reading program broke all the records. This year, 2,488 kid…

Electronic Devices and Resources for Kids

By Jennifer Bergen, Youth Services Manager

Tired of your child making off with your iPad, tablet or phone?  Soo…

Summer Reading Ends this Week

Summer reading activities are wrapping up and the final day to claim prizes is Saturday, August 1.

Two special e…

Audiobooks for the Whole Family

By Amber Keck, Children’s Librarian

The use of audiobooks is on the rise for all ages, and Manhattan Public Li…

The Taller the Better: Bigger-than-life American Folk Heroes

by John Pecoraro, Assistant Director

Is there anyone who doesn’t know the legend of Paul Bunyan? How it took f…

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