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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The Manhattan-Elwood Public Library offers many fun and interesting programs. If you’d like to register for one of the programs you see on our website, simply click the ad and it take you to our registration page. If you have questions or to register by email, contact: adults@mpld.org or teens@mpld.org or kids@mpld.org

Weekly Story Time Events Starting June 13th

jotEnjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a beautiful outdoor location near you. Pack a lunch and bring the whole family!

Tuesdays – 11:30 a.m. @ The Round Barn Farm Pavilion
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Enjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a beautiful outdoor location near you. Pack a lunch and bring the whole family!

Thursdays – 11:30 a.m. @ The Elwood Children’s Garden Pavilion
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jotEnjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a beautiful outdoor location near you. Pack a lunch and bring the whole family!

Saturdays – 11:30 a.m. @ The Library Garden Pavilion
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jotGrab the whole family and prepare for a new, disgustingly silly story time every week! Not for the faint of heart!

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm July 26-August 9th.
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Adult Programs & Events

  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    June 27, 2017 6:30-9 PM
  • Calling All Moms: Summertime Road Trip Activities/Crafts for Kids
    June 28, 2017 11:00 AM
  • Book to Movie
    July 05, 2017 6:00 PM
  • Adult Coloring
    July 07, 2017 1:30 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    July 08, 2017 9-4 PM
  • Mystery Book Discussion
    July 10, 2017 11:30 AM
  • Wacky Wonders: Solar Eclipse
    July 11, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Tech Tuesday: Twitter
    July 11, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Anything But Mystery
    July 13, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Casual Crafters- CANCELLED
    July 14, 2017 1:30 pm
  • Trivia Night @ Fritz's
    July 19, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Mo' Beat Blues
    July 20, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Armchair Travel with Dolores Rowan-Poland
    July 26, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Friday Films
    July 28, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Harry Potter Birthday Bash
    July 31, 2017 12:00 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    August 01, 2017 6:30-9 PM
  • Book To Movie
    August 02, 2017 6:00 PM
  • A Spooky Good Time
    August 08, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Anything But Mystery
    August 10, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Casual Crafters
    August 11, 2017 1:30 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    August 12, 2017 9-4 PM
  • Mystery Book Discussion
    August 14, 2017 11:30 AM
  • Tech Tuesday: Silhouette Cameo iPhone Cases
    August 15, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Family Fort Night
    August 16, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Armchair Travel with Helen Miller-Hong Kong & Bangkok
    August 17, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Trivia Night @ Silver Dollar
    August 23, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    August 24, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Friday Films
    August 25, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    September 05, 2017 6:30-9 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    September 09, 2017 9-4 PM
  • Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group
    September 28, 2017 6:30-9 PM

Teens Programs & Events

  • Balloon Hovercrafts
    June 26, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Make it Monday: Great Wall Building
    June 26, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Paper Airplanes
    June 29, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Make it Monday: 3D Printed Totem Poles
    July 03, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Yo-Yos
    July 06, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Make it Monday: The Savanna
    July 10, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Wacky Wonders: Solar Eclipse
    July 11, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Tech Tuesday: Twitter
    July 11, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Real Life Angry Birds
    July 13, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Mo' Beat Blues
    July 20, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Harry Potter Birthday Bash
    July 31, 2017 12:00 PM
  • A Spooky Good Time
    August 08, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Tech Tuesday: Silhouette Cameo iPhone Cases
    August 15, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Family Fort Night
    August 16, 2017 6:30 PM

Kids Programs & Events

  • Balloon Hovercrafts
    June 26, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Wacky Wonders: Pioneer Rug Weaving
    June 27, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Ask the Experts: Wildlife Forensics
    June 27, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Friday Movie: The Iron Giant
    June 30, 2017 2:00 PM
  • Nesting Doll Challenge
    July 03, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Ask the Experts: Korean Culture
    July 05, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Friday Movie: Mulan
    July 07, 2017 2p
  • Mbira Music Lessons
    July 10, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Wacky Wonders: Solar Eclipse
    July 11, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Ask the Experts: Coal Black Exotic Reptile Show
    July 12, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Real Life Angry Birds
    July 13, 2017 4:30 PM
  • Friday Movie: The Lion King
    July 14, 2017 2:00 PM
  • Wacky Wonders: Terrace Farming and Aqueducts
    July 18, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Mo' Beat Blues
    July 20, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Friday Movie: Emperor's New Groove
    July 21, 2017 2:00 PM
  • Spy Day
    July 28, 2017 3:00 PM
  • Harry Potter Birthday Bash
    July 31, 2017 12:00 PM
  • A Spooky Good Time
    August 08, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Family Fort Night
    August 16, 2017 6:30 PM