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8067 E. Main Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
In July 1947, Mary J. Sanford, owner of the Manchester Shopping Mart and member of the Kitsap Regional Library Board of Trustees, donated a corner of the store for a library. Quickly gaining community support, the library moved…

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Indigenous Peoples' Day
    Monday, October 9, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Staff Training Day
    Thursday, October 19, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Friday, November 10, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 23, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Native American Heritage Day
    Friday, November 24, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Monday, December 25, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's
    Monday, January 1, 2024
    Closed All Day

About Manchester

    • Bike Racks
    • Book Drops
    • Copy, Fax & Scan
    • Curbside Holds Pickup
    • Free Wi-Fi & Public Computers
    • Friends of the Library Book Sale Space
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Printing up to 50 pages per day
    • Single Stall Restroom
    • Dedicated kids area
    • Dedicated teens area
    • Seed library
  • Large shared parking lot with Port of Manchester.

    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Single-stall restroom
    • Service dog friendly


Meet & Study Rooms

Kitsap Regional Library provides free, inclusive access to accessible large and small spaces to support our community's needs. Rooms are available to the public on equal terms and must abide by the Library’s Meeting Room Policy, opens a new window, the policy procedures, opens a new window and Standards for Patron Conduct,, opens a new window as well as guidelines specific to each location. While Kitsap Regional Library spaces are free, some rooms are owned by community partners who may charge fees for their use.

Use of a meeting room does not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by Kitsap Regional Library of a program or points of view expressed within the program.

Community Room

Fee required. The Friends of Manchester Library oversees meeting room rental and fee collection and determines the rates and policies for room rental.

Call (360)871-3921 to reserve. The Community Room can be rented for a minimum of one hour and in increments of 30 minutes thereafter. View the fee schedule, user requirements and the procedure to use the meeting room after library hours.

Capacity: 38

Amenities: 4 tables, 30 chairs and a sink.

Friends of the Manchester Library

The Friends of the Manchester Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the library through regular book and plant sales.

Manchester Friends of the Library Meetings, Sales & Events

Managers, Supervisors & Librarians

Kathleen Wilson

South Kitsap Regional Branch Manager

Jennifer Vaughn

Public Services Supervisor

Nell Ramsay

Youth Services Librarian

Jaclyn M. Wilson

Adult Services Librarian

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