November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.
January 26, 2020 - December 31, 2020 @ Cassias Gallery, Regnier Hall
September 13, 2020, All Day
This is a self-directed activity available for all ages, but especially aimed at teens. We have placed geocaches in public parks and trails around town for you to find. Each of our caches has a young adult book inside, free for the taking.
Read the library events page description for more information, and go to www.geocaching.com to find "Library Cache #" geocaches on the map. Event will be available from August to December 2020.
September 13, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan
ake a walk downtown between the Manhattan Public Library and the Blue Earth Plaza to find the features in our Downtown Manhattan Art and Architecture Scavenger Hunt. We have taken photos of some old and new unique aspects of our beautiful downtown community. Notice the details and different features of each building. What's old, what's new?
Stop by the library atrium to pick up the scavenger hunt or download one using the link below. Write the address (or approximate location) under the corresponding photo. Fill it out and bring it back into the library for a small prize. As a fun addition, take a selfie in front of your favorite feature and post it! Tag us on social media!
Download the scavenger hunt brochure at https://bit.ly/3beUqUR.
September 13, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Welcome Fall with continued weekly open trail days at Prairiewood, every Sunday 4-8pm.
Check in and grab a trail map at the Blue Sage Gallery, part of our Blue Sage Barn at 1484 Wildcat Creek Rd.
Be sure to bring water, good walking shoes, and bug spray if needed. Please leave pets at home.
September 13, 2020, All Day @ Starts at Manhattan Public Library
Recommended for PreK - Grade 6
StoryWalk® Downtown starting at the Library. Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity. After completing the walk, you can visit the library sometime to pick out a sticker or button. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc.
May 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - September 13, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
Play Ball! Behind-the-scenes secrets of baseball, which gained American popularity on an amateur level nearly 200 years ago. You'll want to hop off the bench, grip a bat and belt one out of the park! There are multiple layers of involvement within the sport: player, manager/coach, umpire, scorekeeper or voracious fan. This exhibition contends with how each facet of the game is broken down into math and science.
September 13, 2020, All Day @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
No need to travel far and wide to find the perfect vacation destination. We're offering 20% Off General Admission AND 20% Off in the FHDC Gift Store every Sunday now through September 27!* Soak up the last bit of summer by exploring the history, culture and science of the Flint Hills through our interactive and immersive exhibits.
September 13, 2020, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Go on a StoryWalk Downtown, starting at the Library! Take a walk with your children down Poyntz Ave. and nearby streets while reading pages from the book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean.
After you read the book's first pages in the windows of the library, continue walking down Poyntz and look for the following pages in business windows. The StoryWalk is available anytime as a self-directed activity.
After completing the walk, you can visit the library or the Downtown Manhattan office for a small prize. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc. This StoryWalk will be available from September 1-30.