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2017 Summer Library Program

June 12 - July 28, 2017

Build a Better World!
No need to preregister - stop in and sign up any time between June 12 – July 28 2017.

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Color a Better World

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The inaugural coloring program for teens will be Wednesday evening June 28th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Relax, color, listen to music, visit with friends. We'll provide coloring sheets from famous places and landmarks around the world and colored pencils, gel pens and crayons. Find out how relaxing coloring can be! Read more »

Tom Pease in Concert!

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:00am - 10:45am

Tom Pease is back! You won't want to miss this free concert at the Manawa Elementary School. All ages welcome.

Science Lab

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:00pm

Science Lab with Mr. Wendlandt (ages 10+) Let’s face it - experiments are the most fun part of science! This will be a great chance to build your science skills with some “hands on” experimenting. Ages 10+

On the Waterfront

Raising a village of readers

The Library's summer reading program is a hit with the kids not because they get to enter drawings for prizes that have nothing to do with reading but because they get to "purchase" a book of their choice if they reach their reading goal. The kids love this and put a lot of thought into choosing their book and are so happy when they pick them up. The preschool kids get to pick out a paperback picture book from a display of them that are purchased ahead of time at a discounted rate. This excitement about books is what makes the summer the best time of year for staff. The better part of all this though is that this is all made possible by generous donations from the Manawa area business community. Read more »