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 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
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
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?