Manchester, Connecticut

Manchester Public Library


Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040, 860-643-2471
Open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Whiton Memorial Branch Library, 100 North Main Street, Manchester, CT 06042, 860-643-6892
Open Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Both buildings will be closed on:
Friday, September 4th from 9-1 [OPEN 1-5]
Saturday, September 5th through Monday, September 7th for the Labor Day holiday weekend


The Manchester Public Library provides books and other materials and services desired by community members in order to meet their needs for information, creative use of leisure time, and life-long education. The library emphasizes individual service, especially to children, and serves as a focal point for interaction among the diverse residents of the community.

About the Library

Information, Hours and Locations

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Login to your Library Account

Manage your checked out items.

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Summer Reading 2015

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Library Card
Loan Periods
Returns / Overdues

Information about borrowing from the library.

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Search the Library Catalog

Search member libraries using Library Connection Inc.

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Visit the Library from Home

You can use the Internet to place and cancel holds, review your account, and renew materials - all on your schedule!

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New Book Alerts

This is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by your local library.

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eBooks, eAudiobooks and More

Take full advantage of your library's collection at Library Connection - eBooks, eAudiobooks and streaming video.

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Zinio

Zinio Magazine Collection

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OverDrive Help

Need help? Videos and print instructions for iOS, Kindle, Nook, Android and more.

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Biblioboard

Explore history like never before with the BiblioBoard Library of themed digital anthologies covering many subjects.

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SELF-e Manchester Authors

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Services for Children and Families

Check out the many programs offered for children and families.

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MPL Reader's Connection

What do I read next? Visit the MPL Readers Connection.

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Services for Teens

Books, Events and more for teens in grades 6-12

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What's Happening for Children

Information about special events for youth

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Reference and Adult Services

Information Databases, Genealogy, Manchester Newspaper Article Search, Find a Job, Programs for Adults and Ask a Librarian.

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Online Book Clubs

Check out the many online book clubs available for you to join.

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OneClickDigital

A new but small collection of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks.

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Bookmobile Delivery Service

This service is available to Manchester residents. You can have a visit from the Bookmobile monthly. Please call the Mary Cheney Library (860-643-2471) to request service.

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Museum Passes

The Manchester Public Library's museum passes allow free or reduced admission to venues for varying group sizes/ages.

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Library Board Minutes

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Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Manchester Public Library is a non-profit, non-political volunteer organization. It is the responsibility of the Friends to administer funds raised, donated, granted or endowed to secure materials that are beyond the scope of the library budget.

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Dr. Whiton's Attic

Ongoing Book Sale

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