Manchester, Connecticut

Adult Special Programs

Upcoming  Programs for Adults

Book Page Garland Craft
Tuesday December 11th, 2018
7-8:30pm
Make your own festive garland for your fireplace mantel or door frame using discarded book pages. 
Mary Cheney Lobby

Drop In Tech Help
Wednesday December 12th, 2018
6-8pm
Looking for tech help? Michelle will be on hand to answer all your questions. Bring appropriate devices please. 
Whiton Branch Library

Holiday Ornament Decorating and Coloring
Saturday December 15th, 2018
2-4pm 
Decorate a holiday ornament or color a festive image. All ages event; no registration required; adult supervision required for small children. 
Mary Cheney Lobby

Judaism Today
Monday December 17, 2018
7pm
Rabbi Randall J. Konigsburg of Temple Beth Sholom B'nai Israel will answer questions about Judaism and what Jews believe. 
Howroyd Program Room

Family Game Night
Tuesday December 18th, 2018
6-8:30pm
A variety of easy to learn board games will be available to play. Board game guru and staff member Jenn will be on hand to help teach some games. 
Howroyd Program Room. 

Creepy Christmas Stories
Wednesday December 19th, 2018
6:30pm
Presented by Dan Foley and Friends
Whiton Branch Library

Writer's Group
Wednesday January 2nd, 2019
6-8pm
Are you a local writer looking for feedback/comments from other writers? This is a new group, sponsored by the Manchester Public Library.
Whiton Branch Library

Make Your Own Snow Globe
Saturday January 5th, 2019
2-4PM
Make your own snow globe using tiny figurines, mason jars, and more! Intended for high school age teens and adults only. Pop-up craft; while supplies last. 
Mary Cheney Library Lobby

New Year's Book Resolution Kick-Off Party
Tuesday January 8th, 2019
7-8:30PM
Bring your slippers and cozy socks, get under a SAD light box, or sit by our fireplace, sipping some cocoa and reading a book. A variety of hygge activities will be available to get you in the winter mood. 
Howroyd Porgram Room

Healthy Eating: Let's Start Start the New Year Right
Thursday January 10, 2019
6:30PM
Sponsored by The Manchester Health Department and Erin Ballou, Health Promotion Coordinator at Saint Francis Hospital. 
Registration Required for this free program
Whiton Branch Auditorium


Regularly Scheduled Programs

Book Discussions

Cheney Cinema - films


Silk City Board Game Group
Saturday, January 19, 2019
12pm - 4:30 @Cheney

Learn to play: Auztralia; Azul: Sainted Glass of Sintra; Teotihuacan; Underwater Cities; Microscope Storytelling Game; and The Game of Sniglets Storytelling Game. 
We’ll supply all the games- no need to bring any with you! 
We are pleased to partner with The Time Machine to offer this program.
Free light refreshments to be served


For more info call Jenn at 860-645-0821or email: jbartlett@manchesterct.gov.