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

Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt

Manhattan’s parks are an excellent place to read! Grab a spot under a tree and relax the afternoon away. While…

A Treasure Trove of Titles

by Brian Ingalsbe, Children’s Librarian

July is here, and if your children are anything like me, they have finis…

The Summer Reading List Begins

By Jennifer Bergen, Children’s Services Manager

On your mark, get set…READ!  The library’s annual summer…

We Like Sports and We Don’t Care Who Knows

by Amber Johnson, Youth Librarian

With only a few weeks left of school, the Youth Services Department at Manhatt…

Garden for Wildlife

Janet Ulrey, Adult Services Librarian

Gardens are a wonderful way of gaining joy from the outside world. The vi…

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