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Beginning Spanish

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room (WHI)
Age Group: Teens, 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 "Teens" group.

Teen Cyber Security Camp

11:00am - 3:30pm
CLOUD901
Library Branch: CLOUD901
Room: Performance Stage
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM stem
Event Details:

For ages 13-18

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.
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 "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

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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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Memphis Zoo Storytime

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Connect Crew
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Connect Crew
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Outreach Event, Story Times
Event Details:

Connect Crew will be hosting a family storytime event at the Memphis Zoo! The storytime and animal meet & greet program will be held at the Wild Encounter location. The storytime event will occur during the zoo's Free TN Tuesday hours.

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

Art with The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Library Branch: Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Room: Meeting Room (OGR)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of art with the Dixon Gallery!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Computer Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers and Technology, STEAM stem
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: North Library
Room: Meeting Room (NOR)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Do you want to learn how to look and feel good while also taking care of your health and well-being?

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

Tech Help @ the Haven

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers and Technology
Event Details:

Need assistance with your phone, computer or tablet? Come to Whitehaven on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 6pm to 7pm for tech help with:

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

Pickleball 101

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds (CEN)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Join us Tuesday evenings for our Pickleball 101 program on our 3 courts in the Benjamin L. Hooks Library parking lot! We have balls and paddles for folks to use, but feel free to bring your own. Beginners are welcome and encouraged.

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Cyber Security Camp

11:00am - 3:30pm
CLOUD901
Library Branch: CLOUD901
Room: Performance Stage
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM stem
Event Details:

For ages 13-18

Special Notes

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.

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Animal Ambassadors

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: STEAM stem
Event Details:

What types of animals live in the park and what roles do these animals play in their ecosystem? Meet live ambassador animals up close. Join us at the Hollywood Library to discover fun facts about nature!

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Cookin'

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room (WHI)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Join us at the library to cook up some great nutritious and delicious recipes with UT Extension Services! Today's recipe will be Chocolate Banana Pudding.

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Spicy Chip Challenge

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Event Details:

Join us for our 2nd annual spicy food challenge. Last year we tried noodle and this year will will do the hot sauce challenge. 

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.

Electronics and Electricity Seminar

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hollywood Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: STEAM stem
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Mr. Joseph Oliver, of Bluff City Electronics, will come and educate those in attendance on the basics of electrical and electronic repair; to create an independence and culture of being able to fix appliances on their own.

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 "Teens" group.

Frayser Anime Club: Sumi-e Inspired Art

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Frayser Library
Library Branch: Frayser Library
Room: Meeting Room (FRA)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cooking and Food, Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy
Event Details:

The Frayser Anime Club has returned! Join us for an afternoon of creativity as we explore the Japanese art style of Sumi-e. Participants will also create their own Sumi-e inspired artwork using oil pastels.

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 "Teens" group.

How to Crochet for Teens!

2:00pm - 4:00pm
East Shelby Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: East Shelby Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Hey, if you're into crochet and want to learn more or improve your skills, come join our fun crochet workshop! This program is perfect for beginners or for those who just need a little refresher.

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

LEGO Masters

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Raleigh Library
Library Branch: Raleigh Library
Room: Family Learning Lab
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM arts
Event Details:

Help us build a working windmill, a bouquet of exotic flowers, or a decorative bonsai tree that looks like the real thing. LEGO Masters will work together in groups to bring these items to life!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Innovation Center

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers and Technology, Cooking and Food, Games, Movies, Music, Neighborhood Events, STEAM stem
Event Details:

Please join us on Wednesdays for fun and fresh programs. Programs will change weekly. 

  • cooking
  • movies
  • board games
  • video games
  • quiet space
  • cricut and more

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.

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

The Writer's Block

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Connect Crew
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Connect Crew
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Outreach Event, Poetry and Writing
Event Details:

Ever find yourself stuck when you're trying to write? Or, maybe, you don't even know how to start? Then please join us for 'The Writer's Block,' a writing club geared towards gathering writers together and getting words down on the page.

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

Capoeira Class

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Information, Cultural Awareness, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

This event occurs for four consecutive Wednesdays:     July 10, 17, 24, 31 6.30pm-7.30pm