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April 25, 2013

Manchester Goings On

Press releases may be sent to Goings on, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, sent via email to or faxed to 978-282-4397.

Volunteer Week

April 21 through 27th is National Volunteer Week, and the Manchester Library Board of Trustees wishes to honor our 60 volunteers who collectively gave over 1,350 hours of service in 2012. That’s 26 hours a week, every week, all year long! This translates into a tremendous savings for the taxpayers! We salute and thank the following: +Penny Adams, Leslie Beatty, Sharon Beck, Erin Carlson, Molly Carlson, John Carter, Sandra Cheney-Lynch, Philip Cicala, Anne Coccoluto, Beth Congdon, Michael Conlon, Joan Cottler, Caleigh Cunningham, Sally Curry, Charlotte Dibiasio, Liam Dingle, Dennis Dixon, Olivia Dumont, Chris Dumont, Scott Dumont, Bill Evans, Michelle Faith, Kelly Finnerty, Laura Fitzgerald, Adrian Fratini, Meg Graves, Mary Higgins, Connor Hoff, Doug Hotchkiss, Jacob Hubbard, Emma Jakes, Emily Jaworski, Lee-Ann Kafer, Carolyn Kelly, Calvin Lamothe, Maude Leahy, Debbie Ledbetter, Alex Lehar, Starr Lloyd, Josephine McCullough, Alex McMullin, Sonia Nichols, Addie Pates, Mia Petersen, Nancy Pearce, Ben Quade, Olivia Rodier, Eden Silag-Stearns, Hannah Sinclair, Lucy Sinclair, Emily Stanton, Sara Stanton, Bill Stevens, Noah Stevens, Barbara Watson, Kara Welch, Ben Willems, Sasa Willems, Ben Wolsieffer.

Library plans

The Manchester Public library is updating its Five Year Plan.Part of that process is surveyin the community for your thoughts and preferences. To take the long range plan survey online, go to:, click on events, then on the left column, click on Library’s Long Range Plan Survey. When finished print out the thank you page and bring it to the library to receive a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to the Landing.You can also take the paper survey, available in the Library.Survey ends April 30.The drawing will take place May 1.

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