Manchester, Connecticut

Adult Summer Reading Program

Journey into space with our out of this world adult summer reading program! 

The Manchester Public Library invites you to participate in our “Universe of Stories” Adult Summer Reading Program from June 18thto August 31st, 2019. 

To register for this program, fill in and submit a blue Registration slip at the Circulation desk at either Mary Cheney or Whiton Branch libraries. The first 300 people to register will receive a free t-shirt. To win other prizes, fill in a white Title Entry slip for each book you read or listen to, and put it in the designated wooden boxes on display. For each title entry you fill out you may choose between six differently themed Grand Prize packs: Grilling, Family Baking, Theater tickets, Breakfast, Yoga, and Crafts. Photos and full descriptions are on display at both buildings. Winners for the Grand Prizes will be selected the first week in September. 

Grand prize pack
Grand Prize Pack

Join us for our Grand Finale Event, Star Wars Fan Fest on Saturday August 17thfrom 10AM-4PM, both at Mary Cheney Library. A variety of special programs will be held throughout the summer; check our website: or our Facebook page: Manchester Public Library, CT for further details. 
Mary Cheney Library is located at 586 Main Street and Whiton Branch Library is located at 100 North Main Street, Manchester, CT. For more information about this free program, please contact Jenn Bartlett at: 860-645-0821 or e-mail: