Upcoming Events

 Sara Swanson

Bring Your Drugs to the Big Red Barrel in Celebration of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Don’t flush, toss, share, or save for later! Manchester will celebrate National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 27, by urging residents with unwanted prescriptions to make use of the Big Red Barrel located outside of the Sherif Department Office (lower level of the library, 912 City Road). Medication can be dropped off 7 days […]

 Sara Swanson

MHS Students Invited to Participate in National VFW Speech Contest

Local VFW Post 4076 and the Manchester District Library encourage students in grades 9-12 to enter this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition. The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to “provide students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.” The national first-place […]


Cameron LaDouceur Memorial Golf Outing This Saturday

A Golf outing is planned for this Saturday, September 27th at Reddeman Farms Golf Club. The Cameron LaDouceur Memorial Foundation is hosting this event. This new local non-profit will see that all proceeds return to the community: one example of their charitable work so far as been donating money to the Manchester Fire Dept. to purchase a Kubota RTV […]

 Sara Swanson

Bring Your Extra Seeds to the Farmers Market this Thursday

Are you a seed saver with extra seeds to share? Are you a gardener with leftover seed packets from the store? Bring them to the Farmers Market this Thursday between 4 and 7 pm. The Manchester Seed Library will be at the library booth to accept seed donations. There will also be seed saving demos and […]

 Sara Swanson

Community Bake Sale this Saturday

This Saturday, Sept. 20th, you are invited to the COMMUNITY BAKE SALE from 8am – NOON, located at the Sutton Agency, 136 E. Main St. The bake sale is sponsored by area churches. All proceeds will go to Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes. There will be lots of homemade goodies including German Pretzels!!! If you have any […]

 Sara Swanson

2014 Citizens Police Academy Registration Open

Register now for the 2014 Citizens Police Academy – September 24th- November 26th! The Citizens Police Academy is designed to give you a behind the scenes, in-depth look into the every day happenings of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. Our goal is to make this course an informative and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. It’s […]

 Sara Swanson

DIY Author Coming to Farmers Market to Build Water Rockets and Boomerangs with Kids

This Thursday from 4 to 7pm, award-winning DIY author and tinkerer David Erik Nelson is coming to the Manchester Farmers Market to show kids and their parents how to build make-and-take cardboard boomerangs and water rockets out of household materials. This free event will be hosted at the Manchester District Library booth. Click HERE to […]

 Anne Marie Miller

1st Day Kaffeeklatsch Supports the Library

On Tuesday, September 2, at 9 a.m., after school drop-off, Manchester LIBRARYes! will be hosting coffee and sweets by donation in the Village Room in Manchester Village Hall. Stop by, chat with other parents on their first day of freedom, have a cup of joe and a treat-y something to eat. Funds raised will support LIBRARYes! […]

 Sara Swanson

CRC Office and Food Pantry Special Hours This Week

The Community Resource Center office and food pantry will have special hours this week. They will be closed for carpet cleaning on Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29 and will also be closed on Monday, September 1 in celebration of Labor Day. The office and food pantry will reopen on Tuesday, September 2 at […]

 Sara Swanson

Conservation District Fall Tree Sale

UPDATE: Aug. 27, 2014 – The plant sale has begun. Visit their website to order. The Washtenaw County Conservation District announces they will soon be accepting orders for conifer trees, ferns, fruit trees, day lilies,grasses, hardwoods, wildflowers, tree planting aids, animal repellents and more through September 26. Order forms and sale information will be available toward the […]

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