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Help IS ON THE WAY

11:00am - 4:00pm
North Library
Library Branch: North Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Support
Event Details:

 

If you need help paying your utility bills ,and prescriptions, you should visit the North Branch Public Library and talk to  the great staff of the Community Services Agency (C.S.A.).

 

 

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Borrow a Book, Get Free Ice Cream!

12:00pm - 5:30pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Event Details:

July is National Ice Cream Month! Come to the Cordova library on July 18, borrow a book and get a free ice cream treat! Available while supplies last. 

 

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Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Power Hour

12:30pm - 5:00pm
Levi Library
Library Branch: Levi Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Looking for a way to set healthy goals or start an exercise routine? Join us at Levi as we move and groove with modern, easy to use equipment. Your choice, Your Pace!


 

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.

Emotional Painting For Ages 4-5 W/Violet Newborn

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Frayser Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Frayser Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Artist Violet Newborn will engage children ages 4 and 5 with recognizing, thinkings and talking about emotions through painting.  Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the program.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hollywood Theater

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hollywood Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:

Lights! Camera! Action! Join us at the Hollywood Library for an afternoon of film fun! 

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

This event may be recorded or photographed for use by the Memphis Public Libraries or the City of Memphis for media, social media, broadcast, and/or print purposes.

This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Library Olympics

2:00pm - 4:00pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Meeting Room (SOU)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

To celebrate the start of the 2024 Olympics in Paris, the South Branch will be holding its own Library Olympics. Come by for your chance to win a medal or two! 

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Tween Movie Day

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Orange Mound Library
Library Branch: Orange Mound Library
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:

Join us for popcorn and a movie! This month's movie is Wonder in celebration of Disability Pride Month.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

This event may be recorded or photographed for use by the Memphis Public Libraries or the City of Memphis for media, social media, broadcast, and/or print purposes.

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Water Color in the Courtyard

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Children's Courtyard
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Enjoy the sun while painting with watercolor in the children's courtyard.   Limit 30 participants. 

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

This event may be recorded or photographed for use by the Memphis Public Libraries or the City of Memphis for media, social media, broadcast, and/or print purposes.

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TWEENS&TEENS Beginner's Hand Embroidery

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us for an intro to hand embroidery with our Tween librarian, Marty. Ages 8-17 only. Supplies limited. 

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cordova Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Meeting Room (COR)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers and Technology, STEAM stem
Event Details:

Join the Cordova Coding Club and embark on an exciting journey into the world of programming and technology! Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned coder, our club offers a welcoming and supportive environment for all skill levels.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Coffee and Conversations

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Citizenship/ESL
Event Details:

Build English skills in a relaxed, friendly environment, meet other English learners, and practice speaking and listening skills in small groups.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board to Play!

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join Board to Beers, Memphis' first and only board game bar, and the Cossitt Library as we enjoy two nights of board game fun! Bring friends and family out to enjoy classic favorites as well as modern gems.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

This event may be recorded or photographed for use by the Memphis Public Libraries or the City of Memphis for media, social media, broadcast, and/or print purposes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beginning Spanish

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room (WHI)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, Language Classes
Event Details:

A beginning Spanish class designed for students that have no familiarity with the language. Registration not necessary and we can start you with our beginners group and work you up to our advanced group.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Meeting Room (COR)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Information
Event Details:

In January of this year, ABC24 launched a community listening session initiative, Let’s Talk 24.  We’ve crisscrossed the city listening to residents from various communities throughout this year.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Zumba Fitness at Raleigh

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Raleigh Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Raleigh Library
Room: Meeting Room (RAL)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Join us for our weekly Zumba fitness class! It's an excellent workout that will allow you to burn calories while having fun. It will also strengthen your muscles and improve flexibility.

Please register online. Attendance is limited.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Legal Clinic

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room (WHI)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Legal Assistance
Event Details:

An attorney with Memphis Area Legal Services will offer free advice and counsel to customers with civil legal issues. This will be on a first come first serve basis.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Techy Seniors - Smart Phone Basics

10:30am - 12:30pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: L-56 Training Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers and Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Techy Seniors – Phone Basics

Learn the basic functions of smart phones and tablets. Participants will explore settings, and learn the following basic functions:

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: CLOUD901
Room: Art Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

This 4-part class aims to create an immersive and enriching environment through a fusion of art and music healing.

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.

Reading Wizard

11:00am - 12:00pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

ABC24 and MPL team up to encourage elementary children to read during the summer. Children will engage in fun activities during this journalistic story time. 

Reading Wizard Summer 2024 Dates are below:

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Diversity Camp 2024

11:00am - 2:30pm
CLOUD901
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: CLOUD901
Room: Lounge
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cultural Awareness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

This five day teen program is designed to explore various topics of diversity, including religion, race, culture, politics, social class, gender and more.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

2024 Senior Health Fair

11:00am - 3:00pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

2024 Senior Health Fair

This event is aimed at informing, educating, and providing health care screenings, resources, and health information to seniors.  It is FREE to vendors and participating seniors.  

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Voter 901 - Need-to-know to vote

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Voter Education
Event Details:

Join an information session on how to register to vote, how to send in mail-in ballots, voting machines, Tennessee voting laws, and upcoming elections.

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

K-Talk: Intro to Korean

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Language Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

A four week course introducing the Korean language running 7/12, 7/19, 7/26 and 8/2. More details soon.

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Whatever Floats Your Boat

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Room: Meeting Room (RAN)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Event Details:

Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day with us by making coke or root beer floats!