Celebrate the sea on May 21! Come to the library for a sailor's storytime at 10:00 AM. Then, we'll have a boat-building contest, roving singers performing sea chanteys, food, and crafts at the library and across the street at the Manchester Historical Museum! For families with kids of all ages. Please register ahead of time with Miss Kate in person or at 978-526-2016 or email@example.com.
Worcester Think Tank offers affordable educational programs and workshops in science, mathematics, technology, and creative arts for students aged 8-18. Join them to explore renewable energy sources at the Manchester Public Library. You’ll design and build your own small solar powered car to take home! Who can make the coolest, fastest car?
Spring is a time of renewal and growth. After-school activities include lending a hand with conservation work, eco-splorations, journeying as a waterdrop from land to sea, uncovering secret tales, journaling, mapping/orienteering, and hiking our forest, wetlands, and mountainsides. For kids ages 9-11.
Cape Ann Symphony’s May Concert features The Three B’s: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms: a trio of renowned composers; and world class soloists: violinist Lucia Lin, cellist Owen Young and pianist Robert Levin for a classical music performance to remember. These three powerful soloists join the orchestra for Beethoven’s Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano. The Three B’s Concert program also includes the orchestra playing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.3 and Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 in F Major. Manchester-Essex High School Auditorium is handicapped accessible.
Spring Cleaning? Book Sale Donations Wanted!
What a great time to clean out your closet, bookshelves and more. The Friends of the Manchester Public library are actively working on the upcoming booksale (Saturday July 30th) and welcome your clean, usable book donations.
Please bring these to the library in one or two bags or boxes at a time, this lets the volunteer group keep up with the flow for sorting, pricing, and storing. Your help is much appreciated!
Shake off the winter blues and warm up at the first annual Winter Beach Blast to benefit the Spaulding Education Fund at the Manchester American Legion Featuring the sizzling hot sounds of acclaimed local band, The Runaround Sound, folks can end their winter hibernation with some ice-melting camaraderie all while supporting a great cause!
Thrill to music from Austria, Spain and Japan. Beethoven’s Fifth is possibly the world’s most well known symphony with its powerful four note opening. Rodrigo’s immediately recognizable and popular Concierto de Aranjuez put Rodrigo on the map as one of the world’s great 20th Century composers. It also helped make the classical guitar the respectable solo instrument it has become.
Koto’s Stormy and Calm Seas a new piece commissioned by the Cape Ann Symphony is a musical depiction of the ocean during a storm and the calm that comes afterwards.
Manchester Public Library hosts an Altered Books Workshop. Use worn books as a canvas for many art forms with books. Bring your own discarded or use one of supplied. Limited space available, please register promptly at the front desk of the Manchester Public Library, or 978-526-7711 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A registered event with Cape Ann READS 2016.
Wikipedia: An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form, altering its appearance and/or meaning.
Attention, junior scientists! The Mad Scientist is performing amazing scientific experiments and more! It’s not magic… it’s SCIENCE
Your child is invited to experience the world of science through hands-on experiments that are designed to both spark their interest and expand their knowledge!
- For grades 1-5.
- Please register in advance with Miss Kate at 978-526-2016 or email@example.com.
- Hosted at the Chapel of First Parish Church located next to the library.
Don’t be bored, grab a board! Families with kids of all ages are invited to drop in all day to play board and card games supplied by Beverly’s board game café The Castle. Plus, fill out a Star Wars trivia sheet and be entered into a raffle to win one of five Star Wars prizes!