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Take-and-Make Craft

All Day
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Library Branch: Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

See what you can create with our weekly take-home crafts. Available in the children's section every Monday in June and July, while supplies last. (Ages 4+)

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.

Summer Lunch Programming

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Parkway Village Library
Library Branch: Parkway Village Library
Room: Program Area
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Health & Wellness, Movies, Music, STEAM arts, STEAM stem, Story Times
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 Eats High On The Hog

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Come and view the award-winning eight-part docu-series "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America." We will then sample cuisines mentioned in the film. Every Monday in June and July.

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

DIY Keychain

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room (WHI)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: STEAM arts
Event Details:

Let's make a keychain! Join us at the library as we learn about the science of shrink plastic and all that you can do with it. 

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.

Photograph Notice

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

Teen Steam: Mason Jar Aquarium

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Frayser Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Frayser Library
Room: Meeting Room (FRA)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Join our teen steam program where you can get hands-on experience creating your very own mason jar aquarium! Learn about marine life and conservation in a fun and interactive program.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

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

Read to the Dog

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Library Branch: Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Story Times
Event Details:

Kids age 6-12 can come and read to our sweet reading therapy dog, Lovie. Books will be available for children to read, or they may bring their own.

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

Boardgames Galore

All Day
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join us for a day of fun board games! Whether you prefer laid-back games or competitive ones, there's something for everyone. Come hang out and play some board games with friends.

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

Constellation Jars

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, History/Genealogy, STEAM arts
Event Details:

The night sky is full of constellations, or images made of the stars, that have helped people share stories and find their way at night. In this activity, we'll be making constellation jars that shine light through our own night skies. 

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.

Summer Lunch Programming

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Parkway Village Library
Library Branch: Parkway Village Library
Room: Program Area
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Health & Wellness, Movies, Music, STEAM arts, STEAM stem, Story Times
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween Scene Yoga

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Grab a mat and join us at Hollywood as we discover a fun way to de-stress and stay active! We'll explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, and mindfulness techniques as we find balance!

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.

Photograph Notice

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

Homeschool Bookclub

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Story Time Room
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Come to the Cordova Branch Library for the Homeschool Bookclub.  This month, read ANY History book.  Then come to the Library to talk about what you've read and create a mural.  For ages 5-12 and no registration is needed,

This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: North Library
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Event Details:

Join us for a delightful culinary journey where kids aged 6 to 12 and their parents can explore the magic of cooking together!

Special Notes

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.

Levi's Puzzle Relay

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Levi Library
Library Branch: Levi Library
Room: Meeting Room (LEV)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Teenagers are invited to test their puzzle-solving skills and teamwork abilities in Levi's first-ever Puzzle Relay!

Special Notes

Photograph Notice

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

Passport to the World: Ethiopia

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, Travel
Event Details:

Let's head to East Africa and visit Ethiopia! At the Hollywood Library, we'll spend the summer traveling the globe...from the comfort of our very own library!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

Photograph Notice

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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.

Read To The Dog!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Raleigh Library
Library Branch: Raleigh Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Children can come and read a book to Lovie the Therapy Dog! Read to our furry friends in a fun and supportive environment.

Special Notes

Photograph Notice

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This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Story Time Room
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Author Events, Story Times
Event Details:

Come to the Cordova Branch Library to meet local children's author Becky Thomas.  Listen to her read her new book.  Then stay for crafts and snacks.  For ages 5-12 and no registration is needed.

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.

Long Live the King!-Chess Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Free chess tutorials for all ages. Beginners are invited to learn to play, and veterans are welcome to challenge each other to a friendly match of strategy and tactics. For this event we will meet in our main lobby behind the escalators.

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

Photograph Notice

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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.

Lego Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Library Branch: Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Room: Meeting Room (OGR)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM stem
Event Details:

Join us for an hour of building, creating, and making new friends! 

 

 

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.

Porter Street Barbershop Storytime

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Connect Crew
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Connect Crew
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Outreach Event, Story Times
Event Details:

Connect Crew will offer storytime to children while they wait to get their haircut. We will have several exciting stories to share! This program is in partnership with B.L.O.C. Squad Memphis Better Lives Opportunity Community.

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.

Summer Lunch Programming

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Parkway Village Library
Library Branch: Parkway Village Library
Room: Program Area
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Health & Wellness, Movies, Music, STEAM arts, STEAM stem, Story Times
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Art to Grow

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM arts

Special Notes

Photograph Notice

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

Drumming 101 @ Levi

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Levi Library
Library Branch: Levi Library
Room: Meeting Room (LEV)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Music
Event Details:

Children and teens are invited to come to our first-ever Drumming 101 class at the Levi Library! 

Special Notes

Photograph Notice

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

Story Time with Overton Park

2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Library
Library Branch: North Library
Room: Meeting Room (NOR)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Times
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Summer Pajama Jam

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room (WHI)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Music
Event Details:

Join us at the library for a Summer Pajama Jam! Come jam out with your coziest pajamas on. There will be games, snacks, and crafts ready for us to dive into.

 

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.

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.