Library Closed on Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day

Library summer hours are in effect. MPL will be closed every Sunday through Labor Day. All other hours remain the same.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Program 2024

All Day 6/10 - 8/10
All Ages
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

ALL AGES | JUNE 10 - AUGUST 10

Pre-registration opens May 20.   

Sign up on the Beanstack website or download the B

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit, Special Event

Special Event

You never know what you’ll discover at MPL!

Event Details:

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Starting April 16, 2024: The DWD Team will now include Spanish-speaking staff available every Tuesday to assist you with: • Resume writing and reviewing  • Wisconsin Employment Center registration  • Online job applicati

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Event Details:

Are you an experienced worker looking to enhance your job prospects? Join us for an empowering workshop tailored specifically for mature job seekers.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Tie Dye Tuesday!

1:00pm - 3:00pm
All Ages
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Reading Program, Special Event
Event Details:

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 we will provide the dye and supplies to make an original work of art.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Manitowoc Local History Collection
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Event Details:

The Manitowoc County Genealogical Society will be in the Manitowoc Collection every Tuesday from 3-5PM to help people with their genealogy research.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:

Baby Storytime is 20 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, parachute activities, and bubbles, followed by 20 minutes of playtime! Baby Storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and siblings are always welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Families, Preschoolers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Families, Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:

Join us in singing, talking, reading, creating, and playing at this inclusive Storytime for families with preschoolers. Storytime focuses on concepts such as life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and the alphabet.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Reading Program, Special Event

Special Event

You never know what you’ll discover at MPL!

Event Details:

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friend's of the Library Used Book Sale

All Day 6/27 - 6/29
All Ages
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room ABC
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

Join us for the Friends Used Book Sale!

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:

Baby Storytime is 20 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, parachute activities, and bubbles, followed by 20 minutes of playtime! Baby Storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and siblings are always welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Families, Preschoolers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Families, Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:

Join us in singing, talking, reading, creating, and playing at this inclusive Storytime for families with preschoolers. Storytime focuses on concepts such as life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and the alphabet.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Library Closed

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Manitowoc Public Library
Description:

Manitowoc Public Library is closed every Sunday Memorial Day thru Labor Day.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Starting April 16, 2024: The DWD Team will now include Spanish-speaking staff available every Tuesday to assist you with: • Resume writing and reviewing  • Wisconsin Employment Center registration  • Online job applicati

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Manitowoc Local History Collection
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Event Details:

The Manitowoc County Genealogical Society will be in the Manitowoc Collection every Tuesday from 3-5PM to help people with their genealogy research.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:

Baby Storytime is 20 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, parachute activities, and bubbles, followed by 20 minutes of playtime! Baby Storytime is recommended for developmental ages 0-2 and siblings are always welcome.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Lakeshore Memory Cafe

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room A
Purpose of Meeting

The mission of the Lakeshore Memory Cafe is to provide a comfortable and non-judgmental environment in which persons with dementia, their families and their caregivers can interact and enjoy the company of others experiencing similar challenges.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Families, Preschoolers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Families, Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:

Join us in singing, talking, reading, creating, and playing at this inclusive Storytime for families with preschoolers. Storytime focuses on concepts such as life skills, counting, colors, emotions, patterns, and the alphabet.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Drop-In Chess Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
All Ages
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:

Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Drop-In Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Library Closed

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Manitowoc Public Library
Description:

Manitowoc Public Library is closed every Sunday Memorial Day thru Labor Day.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Elementary-Age" group.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Part 1

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Families, Preschoolers, Elementary-Age
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room ABC
Age Group: Families, Preschoolers, Elementary-Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Reading Program, Special Event
Event Details:

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.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals requesting accommodation for disabilities should contact the Library's ADA Manager Stacey Bialek at 920-686-3008 or sbialek@manitowoc.org. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

Unattended Children

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Starting April 16, 2024: The DWD Team will now include Spanish-speaking staff available every Tuesday to assist you with: • Resume writing and reviewing  • Wisconsin Employment Center registration  • Online job applicati