American Farmer: A Photo-Portrait Exhibition

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library is thrilled to welcome the “American Farmer” traveling exhibition to our community, hosting this amazing display for an extended period, from Monday, June 17, through Sunday, October 20. “American Farmer” will be available for viewing on MPL’s Main Floor during all regular hours of operation. A Program of ExhibitsUSA, a national division of […]

SSSSSee the SSSSnakes!

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room ABC Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 2:00pm - 4:00pm You never know what you’ll discover at MPL! Want to see a snake up close? Learn their habits and habitats? Maybe, just maybe, reach out and touch one? Come learn about these fascinating reptiles with the Traveling Snake Show during a special […]

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even […]

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Marble Run Mania

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room ABC Monday, June 24, 2024, 2:00pm - 4:00pm Kids and teens can build the marble run roller coaster of their imaginations and test out the […]

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Tie Dye Tuesday

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Forget about the tacos, it's Tie Dye Tuesday! Join us on the lawn to create your very own tie-dyed masterpiece. You bring a fabric item (t-shirt sized or smaller), and […]

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Paint the Library Red, White and Blue

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Help us celebrate America and decorate the outside of the library windows for the Fourth of July parade. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Windows will be available on a first come first serve basis. Line up by the Franklin street garage door to get paint and brushes. Not able to paint on […]

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Friend’s of the Public Library Used Book Sale

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Join us for the Friends Used Book Sale! - Thursday, June 27, 12PM - 7:30PM- Friday, June 28, 9AM - 5:30PM- Saturday, June 29, 9AM - 2:30PM -- Stuff-a-Bag All Saturday $4! Cash or local check only

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even get to try some hands-on learning! The Harbor will be open from 10:00am - 3:00pm for all ages to learn, create, and explore! Included with […]

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Sruffed Animal Sleepover (Part 1)

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Check in your favorite fuzzy friend for an overnight stay at Hotel MPL for our stuffed animal sleepover! Drop in any time between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm to make a blanket and a nametag (while supplies last) for your cuddly companion. Come back for Family Activity Night on Tuesday (7/9) to pick up your […]

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover (Part 2)

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

If your best buddy spent the night at Hotel MPL, come collect them and find out what they did during their stay. Have a snack, see activity photos, and participate in a dance party. Didn’t have time for drop-off yesterday? You are still welcome to attend. Grab your favorite furry friend and join us for […]

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TOUCH THE TRUCKS!

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Parking Lot Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 10:00am - 12:00pm Beep, beep....YEAH! Join us in the parking lot across from the library for TOUCH THE TRUCKS, our library's annual […]

Movie Nights at the Library: Annihilation

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room A Thursday, July 11, 2024, 5:00pm - 7:00pm Manitowoc Public Library’s Matt Mottl invites one and all to join him for an evening in the […]

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Movie Night at the Library: Annihilation”

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library’s Matt Mottl invites one and all to join him for an evening in the Balkansky Community Room for a screening of Annihilation (2018, R, 1hr 55min) FREE […]

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Teen Hang-Out: Face the Flavor!

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Give your tastebuds a workout in a culinary competition as you Face the Flavor! Do you know a radish from a turnip? Or balsamic from apple vinegar? Face off in […]

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even […]

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Minute to Win It (For Kids Ages 5-11)

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Join us for some fast-paced gaming fun. Try your hand at games like Defying Gravity, Cereal Scramble, and Cookie Face. No registration is required. Open to children ages 5-11.

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even […]

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Family Activity Night: Group Games

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Get ready to run, jump, throw, and have fun! Join MPL’s Miss Lynn and 4-H’s Miss Emma on the library lawn for group games. You might get wet, so dress […]

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Teen Hang-Out: Meditation & Movement – Beginner’s Tai Chi

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Take the first steps on a Tai Chi journey with Mr. Ray Gates, the founder of the Wisconsin Tai Chi Academy. Mr. Gates will teach one hour class for beginners. […]

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Three Sisters Gardening

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room ABC Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Please join us for this ALL AGES program. Indigenous peoples have used a wide range of agricultural techniques. […]

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Messy Marvins: Outside Edition!

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

We're taking our artistic talents OUTSIDE! Enjoy the weather, make some art! We provide the supplies; you supply the creativity! Drop in any time during this hour with your littles […]

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Melt a Masterpiece: Fun with Perler Beads

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Drop in any time between 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm (while supplies last) to make a Perler bead creation. Perler beads are small plastic beads that fuse together when heat […]

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even […]

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Sew What – Bags and Puppets

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room BC Monday, August 5, 2024, 4:00pm - 5:00pm Elementary-Age, Teens Arts & Crafts Tap into your artistic side with a hands-on creative experience! Sew what if […]

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even […]

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Hands-On Harbor Activity Station

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

When you visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, dock at the Hands-On Harbor Activity Station in the Main Concourse to explore the world of water, make a cool craft, or even […]

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Movie Nights at the Library: Stand By Me

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room A Thursday, September 12, 2024, 5:00pm - 7:00pm Manitowoc Public Library’s Matt Mottl invites one and all to join him for an evening in the Balkansky Community Room for a screening of Stand By Me (1986, R, 1hr 29min).  FREE admission. All ages

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Read to Certified Therapy Dogs Primary tabs

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room ABC Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Studies show that children who read to animals, like our therapy dogs, gain confidence and improve their overall reading. Due to limited availability, registration is required. Each family may register for one 15-minute one-on-one session with a therapy dog. Please call 920-686-3030 […]

“American Farmer” Movie Night/ “Greener Pastures”

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Running a family farm is hard enough. Adding climate change, a worldwide pandemic, and the increasing economic uncertainty brought on by megafarms, being an independent farmer in America is a profession of survival. Following four Midwest family farms over several years, “Greener Pastures” is a story of perseverance and endurance within the farming industry in […]

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Read to Certified Therapy Dogs

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room ABC Tuesday, October 15, 2024, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Studies show that children who read to animals, like our therapy dogs, gain confidence and improve their overall reading. Due to limited availability, registration is required. Each family may register for one 15-minute one-on-one session with a therapy dog. Please call 920-686-3030 […]

Movie Nights at the Library: Avatar: The Way of Water

Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay St, Manitowoc, WI, United States

Manitowoc Public Library Balkansky Community Room A Thursday, November 14, 2024, 4:00pm - 7:30pm Manitowoc Public Library’s Matt Mottl invites one and all to join him for an evening in the […]

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