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Winner of the 2013 Florida Library Association Youth Services Award! Attendance expected to top 1,000 at Mana-Con this weekend

Attendance expected to top 1,000 at Mana-Con this weekend

Manatee County Library System’s fifth annual MANA-CON Comics Convention is Saturday, October 25th! We’re opening an hour earlier to jam in more fun giveaways, contests, crafts, activities, and of course—comic books! No registration or ticket is needed for the event. See our website to register early for the art workshops. Register the day of for the Cosplay Runway Costume Contest. read on Attendance expected to top 1,000 at Mana-Con this weekend

Next Gen 9-1-1 information

Next Gen 9-1-1 information

Next Generation 911 is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based system that allows digital information (e.g., voice, photos, videos, text messages) to flow seamlessly from the public, through the 911 network and on to emergency responders. To learn more about the future of Manatee's 911 system, check out Manatee IT Director Paul Alexander's Sept. 30 presentation to the Council of Governments. read on Next Gen 9-1-1 information

Sept. 9 presentation on healthcare to the County Commission

Sept. 9 presentation on healthcare to the County Commission

Manatee Memorial Hospital officials on Sept. 9 gave County Commissioners insight on how the Low Income Pool fund helps fund healthcare for the uninsured and under-insured in Manatee County. This presentation explains how County contributions to the fund are sent to Tallahassee where they're matched with state funding, so that local providers can do more to serve the working poor of our community. read on Sept. 9 presentation on healthcare to the County Commission

Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

Find a host of tips that will prepare your family, pets and home for hurricane season. Manatee's Hurricane Readiness page is filled with tips on what to do before, during and after a significant weather event. Bookmark this page today! read on Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

E-books your thing? Check out Manatee County Public Library's extensive e-book collection today!

E-books your thing? Check out Manatee County Public Library's extensive e-book collection today!

Free books, audiobooks, movies and music for your tablet, phone or computer? They're all available from Manatee County Public Library. Find out how easy it is to access all these great resources today! read on E-books your thing? Check out Manatee County Public Library's extensive e-book collection today!

New roads, bridges and community projects

New roads, bridges and community projects

44th Avenue Extension. The Ft. Hamer Bridge. Boat ramp improvements. Get the latest on some of the community's biggest construction projects under the County Commission's Quarterly Reports area. read on New roads, bridges and community projects