Renewal Line Change

 

Please Note! Due to technological changes, our renewal line—920-686-3588—will no longer be in service as of the end of May. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. You still will be able to renew your materials over the phone by calling the Library at 920-686-3000 or by accessing your account on our website. Thank you.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

A Hmongment in History: Cultural Exhibit

All Day 5/9 - 6/4
All Ages
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
A Hmongment in History Cultural Exhibit Celebrate Hmong culture and learn about the history of Hmong Americans. This exhibit will run from May 9 -June 3. Join us for a grand opening ceremony on May 14 from 10-12 with food, spea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DWD Employment Assistance (Drop-In)

9:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Department of Workforce Development staff will provide onsite services, including resume writing, assistance with online applications, assistance registering in Job Center of Wisconsin, and more! No appointment needed -- just drop in!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Book & a Movie: "War Horse"

6:30pm - 8:30pm
All Ages
Program Location: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Lakeshore Cinema presents a movie, selected by MPL staff, based on a book. Admission is free. Concessions are available to purchase. MPL staff will provide books to be checked out before the movie, for the next month’s showing. This month’s movie ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

FREE MILWAUKEE BREWERS TICKETS | MAY 16 GAME

6:30pm - 10:00pm
All Ages
Closed
Registration
Program Location: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Manitowoc Public Library is pleased to announce we have once again received FREE tickets to various upcoming Milwaukee Brewer games courtesy of the Brewers Buddies program. Dates: May 4, May 16, and May 17. Every order contains four (4) tickets...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DWD Employment Assistance (Drop-In)

9:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Department of Workforce Development staff will provide onsite services, including resume writing, assistance with online applications, assistance registering in Job Center of Wisconsin, and more! No appointment needed -- just drop in!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Dealing with a Job Loss or considering a Career Change? Career and Employment Counseling may help! Our licensed career counselor can assist with providing support and encouragement, assisting with the exploration of career and self-assessments, assis...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
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. Make a craft and stay a...

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 "Elementary-Age" group.

Read to Certified Therapy Dogs

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Families, Elementary-Age
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Families, Elementary-Age
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:
This event is now FULL! Thank you to everyone who signed up! Registration opens May 3 at 5PM. Please call 920-686-3030 or stop by the Youth Department to register. Studies show that children who read to animals, like our therapy dogs, gain conf...

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.

FREE MILWAUKEE BREWERS TICKETS | MAY 17 GAME

6:30pm - 10:00pm
All Ages
Waitlist
Registration
Program Location: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Manitowoc Public Library is pleased to announce we have once again received FREE tickets to various upcoming Milwaukee Brewer games courtesy of the Brewers Buddies program. Dates: May 4, May 16, and May 17. Every order contains four (4) tickets...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Families, Babies & Toddlers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Families, 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. All library storytimes a...

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.

Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
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. Make a craft and stay a...

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: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion

Book Discussion

Meet fellow book lovers for engaging conversation.

Event Details:
Pick up your copy near the Service Desk on the first floor. About the Book Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw. Rules are for other people. She is the fierce protector of her five-year-old brother, Robin, and the pa...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event, Virtual
Event Details:
Regardless of which part of the political spectrum one identifies with, one aspect is absolutely clear—we’re all bombarded with misinformation at nearly every turn. So, where can one turn to find accurate information with which to gain the most accur...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Team Meeting

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
Calling all teens, join us for the MPL Teen Team monthly meeting. Being a MPL Teen Team member is a great way to earn volunteer hours, hang out with friends and have fun! Have your voice heard and help us create exciting teen programs and services. ...

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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Program Location: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event, Storytime

Storytime

You’re never too young for a great story!

Event Details:
Join Manitowoc Public Library for a free day at the Manitowoc County Historical Society. Visitors can show their Manitowoc-Calumet Library System library card to tour the museum at no cost! A story time will be presented by Youth library staff at ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DWD Employment Assistance (Drop-In)

9:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Department of Workforce Development staff will provide onsite services, including resume writing, assistance with online applications, assistance registering in Job Center of Wisconsin, and more! No appointment needed -- just drop in!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meeting
Event Details:
For meeting information, agendas, and minutes, please visit the City of Manitowoc website: https://www.manitowoc.org/112/Library-Board ...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

DWD Employment Assistance (Drop-In)

9:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Franklin Street Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Department of Workforce Development staff will provide onsite services, including resume writing, assistance with online applications, assistance registering in Job Center of Wisconsin, and more! No appointment needed -- just drop in!  ...
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:
Dealing with a Job Loss or considering a Career Change? Career and Employment Counseling may help! Our licensed career counselor can assist with providing support and encouragement, assisting with the exploration of career and self-assessments, assis...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
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. Make a craft and stay a...

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 "Elementary-Age" group.

Family Activity Night: Wacky Racers!

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Families, Elementary-Age
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room ABC
Age Group: Families, Elementary-Age
Program Type: Family Activity Night
Event Details:
Reduce, reuse, recycle - race?! Design your own racer from recycled materials and test your engineering skills in our own wacky racers derby! No registration required! ...

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
Families, Babies & Toddlers
Program Location: Manitowoc Public Library
Room: Balkansky Community Room BC
Age Group: Families, 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. All library storytimes a...

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.

Storytime

9:30am - 10:15am
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. Make a craft and stay a...

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.