Special Story Time with Kathy Penge

Manchester Community Library

Join us in the Hunter Room with Special Reader Kathy Penge. Kathy worked in early childhood education in the Northshire for 38 years. She began her career in 1973 teaching early childhood special education in the Bronx, then started her work in our community at Zion Preschool in 1977. In 1988 she went to the […]

Express your Personal Style with Vintage Jewelry

Manchester Community Library

Manchester resident Pat Frazer knows vintage jewelry. She has been the curator of vintage jewelry for Ralph Lauren, Chicos, Aerin Lauder, Joey Wolffer, Sequins,Silpada and many others as well as the owner of Vintage Couture Jewelry for 15 years. Join Pat on Tuesday, October 17th for an educational discussion on the history of jewelry from […]

The People Who Posed for Norman Rockwell’s Wartime Paintings

Manchester Community Library

Many people are surprised to learn that Norman Rockwell used real people as the models for his paintings. Pawling, New York author Stephen T. Haggerty has a unique perspective; He interacted with models on a daily basis. With them, Haggerty hayed meadows and swam in the Battenkill River under a red covered bridge. Rockwell’s former […]

GMALL Presents – If the Trump Presidency Signaled the End of an Era, What Lies Ahead?

Manchester Community Library

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is hosting a two-part series on the end of neoliberalism. After forty years of neoliberal politics and economic policy, are we about to turn a corner? Is the Reagan era coming to an end? If so, what might follow? Is Biden’s unexpectedly progressive economic policy a harbinger of […]


Jewish Film Festival: Plan A

Manchester Community Library

PLAN A is based on the incredible true story of the “Avengers“. A group of Jewish vigilantes, men and woman, who after surviving the holocaust are vowing to avenge the death of their people – “an eye for any eye, a tooth for a tooth“. Max, a holocaust survivor has lost all his family in […]

Solo Spotlight Salon

Manchester Community Library

This solo salon recital with renowned pianist Adam Neiman provides the audience with a unique opportunity to experience an intimate performance of a classical masterwork. A reception will follow, giving attendees a chance to socialize and get to know the artists up close and personal! Program: Robert Schumann: Symphonic Études, Op. 13


Summer Reading Program – In the Boat

Manchester Community Library

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum presents In the Boat. This program will focus on building upon your ability to work with a team. Participants will do a series of team building activities that range from physical challenges to mental ones! All of these activities will focus on the theme of teamwork and collaboration.

Repair your jeans with style!

Manchester Community Library

Get craft with us! This workshop will be presented by Trish Weill in the YA Loft. Open to all.

Career Readiness Series: Re-Employment Strategies Workshop

Manchester Community Library

The Vermont Department of Labor invites you to attend our series of career readiness workshops this June, in partnership with the Manchester Community Library. Join us every Thursday evening to refresh your professional skills in resume writing, interviewing, and re-employment strategies. A Job Center Specialist will provide these workshops in a small group setting and […]

Keep In Touch