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Closed until 10:00am today

10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 5:00PM
10:00AM - 2:00PM
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

  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • All Staff Training Day
    Monday, October 7, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day
    Monday, October 14, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Monday, November 11, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Eve
    Wednesday, November 27, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Native American Heritage Day
    Friday, November 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Eve
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Eve
    Tuesday, December 31, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • New Year's
    Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day

About Manchester

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) 447-5430 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.

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 Hawley

Public Services Supervisor

Nell Ramsay

Youth Services Librarian

Jaclyn M. Wilson

Adult Services Librarian

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