Monday, February 27, 2017
Public Access

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  Late Winter Storytime Session
Late Winter Storytime Session The session runs from February 27th April 8th with many program options. Registration begins February 21st for Manchester residents and February 23rd for non-residents. Storytimes are offered for infants, one-year olds, two-year olds and three-to-five year olds. Please see a storytime brochure or ask a librarian for more details on these programs and our drop-in storytime options. Locations: Whiton Branch Library, 100 North Main St, Manchester, CT 06042, 860-643-6892; Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040, 860-645-0577

8:00am [8:00am] BLOOD DRIVE Manchester
Please visit a blood drive today and save a life! To schedule your appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit us online at the website below. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

[12:00pm] Coloring Program For Adults! - Dream In Color
The Manchester Public Library presents Dream In Color! Start your work week off on the right foot with the chance to relax during your lunch break. Dream In Color is a new program for adults focusing on tapping into your creative side and ridding yourself of stress by coloring. Fill Game Of Thrones, Outlander, or an enchanted forest with colors of your choice and let your imagination run free. No registration required. Free program. Coloring pencils, a variety of coloring books, and peaceful music will be provided. This event starts at 12 p.m. and will last until 2 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches with them to the event. Future dates for this program: February 27, 2017 March 20, 2017 For more information about this event, please contact Jenn Bartlett at: 860-643-2471 or e-mail: jbartlett@manchesterct.gov. No registration required for this free event. For more information, please call 860-643-2471 or visit the library website below.

5:00pm [5:30pm] Pride in Manchester Looking for People full of Pride!
Volunteers are needed to help plan and execute a long-weekend full of great activities in the community, called Pride in Manchester. The weekend of June 1 through 4 will be full of wonderful activities including Imagine Main Street arts and cultural festival, a dance for seniors, the Concert in the Park, and Art in the Park. These are free events that benefit and celebrate the people of Manchester and also enjoyed by friends from surrounding communities. Volunteers are needed to supplement the core group, many of whom have been working on this for the 20 plus years since its inception. A planning meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2017. For more information or to contact event planners, leave a message on the Pride in Manchester Facebook page.

7:00pm [7:00pm] Board of Education Meeting
MANCHESTER BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS 2016-2017 MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LINCOLN CENTER, HEARING ROOM 494 MAIN ST. UNLESS OTHERWISE POSTED. Monday, September 12, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, September 26, 2016 Lincoln Center Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Bowers Monday, October 24, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, November 14, 2016 Robertson Monday, November 28, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, December 19, 2016 Lincoln Center Monday, January 9, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, January 23, 2017 Lincoln Center (cancelled due to weather) Monday, February 6, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, February 27, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, March 13, 2017 Verplanck Monday, March 27, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, April 17, 2017 Washington Monday, April 24, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, May 8, 2017 Waddell Elementary Monday, May 22, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, June 12, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, June 26, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, July 10, 2017 Lincoln Center Monday, August 28, 2017 Lincoln Center Agendas and Minutes are posted online. See website below.

[7:00pm] Book Discussion for Adults
Book Discussion for Adults at Manchester Public Library, Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:00pm. "Mudbound" by Hillary Jordan earned the Bellwether Prize given for fiction that addresses issues of social justice. Jordan's novel depicts the unlikely friendship between two veterans of World War II whose families are caught up in the blind hatred of a small Southern town. The discussion will be held in the Howroyd Room at the Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St., Manchester, CT 06040. The FREE program is open to the public and registration is not required. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please call Adult Services/Reference at 860-645-0821. http://library.townofmanchester.org