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LIBRARY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

Don't have a library card? Had a card, but it expired? Sign up for a temporary library card! You'll receive a confirmation e-mail with a library card number that will let you download books and movies while we're closed.

How can I help? Looking to donate time, services, resources or funding? Sign up at the Manchester Emergency Operations Center Page

UPDATED Mon. 3/23/2020. All Manchester library locations are closed. Please do not return any library items until the library re-opens. We have suspended overdue fines, and are automatically renewing materials up to 3 times, as well as renewing any expired library cards. Please see previous library blog posts for more information about COVID-19 and safety tips.

FREE LEARNING, READING and HEALTH RESOURCES!

Several database vendors and online content providers are making their resources free during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

GALE CENGAGE Learning

If you're looking for additional digital content to enhance your child’s at-home instruction, Gale is now providing open access to the below interdisciplinary, curriculum-aligned resources that support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate. 

Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun! 

Kids InfoBits introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.  

Gale In Context: Middle School combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more. 

Gale In Context: High School supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. 

Gale In Context: College offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. 

Gale In Context: Canada is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events.

Omnigraphics

Health Reference Series Online provides basic medical information for patients, families, caregivers, and the general public. This is especially important for people who may be dealing with a newly diagnosed disease or a chronic disorder in themselves or in a family member. People looking for preventive guidance, information about disease warning signs, medical statistics, and risk factors for health problems will also find answers to their questions in this series. Password: health 

Teen Resource Center was created to provide today’s information-hungry teenagers with the practical reference content they crave. Engaging, easy-to-access topics are grouped into the three broad areas of Health, Financial Literacy and Personal Growth. In addition to authoritative coverage of the top issues facing teens today, the Teen Resource Center serves up links to support groups, hotlines and more, plus a searchable database of frequently asked questions complete with helpful, real-world answers. Password: health

Tumble Books

Tumble Book Library - K-6 children's ebook database 
Username: tumble735 
Password: books

And there’s more! The next four resources from Tumble all use the same username and password: 

Username: tumble2020 
Password: A3b5c6 

Tumble Math - K-6 math ebook database 
Teen Book Cloud - gr 7-12 ebook database 
Audio Book Cloud - all ages audiobook database 
Romance Book Cloud - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

Read the Union Leader for Free Online

Did you know you can read The Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News online, using your library card?

Log in to NewsBank using your valid Manchester library card number and password, and give it a try!

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My name is Caitlin. I am a life-long New Hampshirite with a love of travel. I studied history in my undergrad classwork with a focus on Medieval England before going to library school. Some of my favorite genres to read (and watch) are historical fiction, sci-fi and some non-fiction. I am trying to keep cabin […]

Sat, 28 Mar 2020

The I.R.S. has postponed the due date for certain Federal income tax payments from April 15th to July 15, 2020.

Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Don’t have a library card? Had a card, but it expired? Sign up for a temporary library card! You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail with a library card number that will let you download books and movies while we’re closed.

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

If you’re looking for additional digital content to enhance your child’s at-home instruction, Gale is now providing open access to the below interdisciplinary, curriculum-aligned resources that support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate.  Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social […]

Tue, 24 Mar 2020

 Check out one of these biographies on or by women.  

Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Teens! Need some ebook or eaudiobook recommendations to hold you through while the library is closed? We can help with that. Send us an email at mclteenservices@gmail.com with the following information: format (ebook, eaudio, either) type of book you’re interested in (genres, types of characters, etc.) books you’ve read before that you’ve enjoyed your age […]

Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Tour some of the world’s finest museums without leaving your couch. Follow the links below to see some amazing collections. The British Museum, London The Guggenheim Musem, New York The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. Musée d’Orsay, Paris Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles National Museum […]

Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Fri, 20 Mar 2020

Dear Manchester City Library Patrons, While the library is closed we ask you to please keep any and all library materials. Do not drop off any materials at either branch of the library until we are open to the public again. This will assist us greatly while the library is closed to the public as […]

Fri, 20 Mar 2020

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