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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:00 PM
Rebecca Day will share challenges, experiences and reflections from her work at a school in rural Nepal, where she created the first counseling program in the region. Free Event. Refreshments will be served at this free illustrated talk.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:29 AM
The public is encouraged to come out and enjoy the Vermont Summer Festival's Horse Show competitions in East Dorset, Wednesdays through Sundays, through August 10th and show your support for local libraries at the same time. The spectator gate is once again staffed by community volunteers. This year’s fundraising will go entirely towards supporting area libraries and community literacy initiatives. The fundraising effort is being spearheaded by the Mark Skinner/Manchester Community Library which is in the midst of building a new 21st-century library which will be a center for education and enrichment, and a hub for the discovery and delivery of information for people of all ages in the Northshire. Joining the Mark Skinner/Manchester Community Library volunteers, and sharing in the proceeds from gate admissions, will be representatives from the following area libraries: Martha Canfield Memorial Library (Arlington), Winhall Memorial Library, South Londonderry Free Library, Dorset Village Public Library, R.K. Kittay Public Library (Rupert), Pawlet Public Library, and Wilder Memorial Library (Weston). Berkshire Bank employees will also be volunteering at the gate to show their support of the irreplaceable services that libraries and library staff provide to users in our towns.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:02 PM
The first 2 books this year are Elusive Moose and Weezer Changes the World.
Summer's here, and so is StoryWalk, a collaboration between the Mark Skinner Library and the Manchester Parks and Rec Department. StoryWalk will open on June 26, 2014, around the walking path at the Rec. Enjoy a beautiful walk outside while reading children's picture books. It's fun for all ages. StoryWalk will remain installed until August 27, 2014.
Don't wait, get outside and read!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:49 AM
Walk Through Wednesdays July 2, 16, and 30th at 5:00 p.m. Space is limited. Sign up at the circulation desk or call to reserve a spot 362-2607
Thursday, May 29, 2014 2:58 PM
Come to the Mark Skinner Library to register for our Summer Reading Program. This program is open to young people, toddlers through teens. Throughout the summer, participants will receive one free raffle ticket for every two hours of reading and/or being read to. Baskets will be raffled off in August, and you could be a lucky winner.
Our programs feature science in many different forms, and they include:
July 17th at 10:30 -- Drumming with Saragail Benjamin -- pre-registration required. Attendance limited. Call the library to register at 362-2607.
July 23rd at 6:30 -- Fun Science Fair with Nano Sand, Lava Lamps and much more. Pre-registration required.
July 24th at 10:30 -- African Photo Safari with Ted Schiffman
July 31st at 10:30 -- Rainbow Loom Maker Day -- pre-registration required. Attendance limited. Call the library to register at 362-2607.
August 7th at 10:30 -- Meet live owls and raptors with Mike from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.
Friday, May 16, 2014 11:13 AM
Read our email 101 guide to learn the basics, including creating an account, sending and receiving email, and understanding the benefits of email vs. traditional snail mail.
Click on the link below:http://www.statestats.org/beginners-guide-email/
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:57 PM
Get books right from your house with your Library card. Click on the link below: http://www.listenupvermont.org/ Need help with ebooks for your device? Watch a video on how to download on your device, click on the link below: http://www.overdrive.com/help-videos/