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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.

Pre-School Storytime

10:15am - 11:00am
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Times
Event Details:

Enjoy stories, songs, and fun as children ages 3-5 are introduced to the joy-filled world of children’s books. Groups must pre-register.

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

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Times
Event Details:

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to Randolph Library for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft!

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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.

Juneteenth ( Freedom Day ) Celebration

10:30am - 11:30am
Cornelia Crenshaw Memorial Library
Library Branch: Cornelia Crenshaw Memorial Library
Room: Meeting Room (CRE)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy, Holidays
Event Details:

Come celebrate Juneteenth at the Crenshaw Library. We will have activities for Children and Adults. Learn about the Juneteenth and the history connected with this day.

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

Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:45am
East Shelby Library
Library Branch: East Shelby Library
Room: Tween Scene & Children's Room (ESB)
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Bring the family to storytime to explore stories and facts, shake your sillies out, sing and rhyme together, and more! 

This storytime occurs on Mondays at 11:00 a.m.

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

Teens along with parents are invited to participate  in an informative series on  the  emotions of depression, anger, loneliness, or rejection. Founder/ Motivational Speaker  Krisana Patrick of V.O.I .C.E.S.

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: 19
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 "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Art to Grow

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us at Hollywood Library for an artistic adventure! Along with our special guests from the Dixon Gallery & Gardens, we'll use art to express ourselves this summer.

Special Notes

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

Small but Mighty Storytime!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Join us at Hollywood Library for a Small But Mighty Storytime in honor of Juneteenth with our friends from the National Civil Rights Museum.

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.

Read to the Dog

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Library Branch: Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
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 "Children (Age 0-5)" group.

Babies & Books

10:15am - 11:00am
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Story Times

Special Notes

Photograph Notice

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

Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Orange Mound Library
Library Branch: Orange Mound Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Join us each Tuesday for Storytime! Ages 5 and under.

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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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.

You Need to Cut it!-Introduction to Cricut for Youth

10:30am - 12:30pm
Levi Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Levi Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers and Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

What is a Cricut?

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.

Read, Create, Move: Storytime at North!

11:00am - 11:30am
North Library
Library Branch: North Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Family story times are a great opportunity for children and caretakers to come together, hear stories, sing songs, and work together on crafts or other activities.

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

Baby Storytime

11:00am - 11:45am
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Story Time Room
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Come to the Cordova Branch Library for Baby Storytime.  Share stories and songs and bubbles!  This week's theme is: Summer is here, plus a puppet show!  No registration is needed.

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

Teens along with parents are invited to participate  in an informative series on  the  impact of  emotions of depression, anger, loneliness, or rejection. Founder/ Motivational Speaker  Krisana Patrick of V.O.I .C.E.S.

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.

Sensory Scavenger Hunt

12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, STEAM stem
Event Details:

Use your senses (sight, touch, taste, hearing, and smell) to find all the clues on this scavenger hunt around the South Branch! 

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.

2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration @ Levi

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Levi Library
Library Branch: Levi Library
Room: Meeting Room (LEV)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Event Details:

Please join us at the Levi Branch Library for our second annual Juneteenth Celebration.

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

The Meaning of Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hollywood Library
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: Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy
Event Details:

Come out and enjoy decorative expressions of what freedom is defined as by those who choose to participate. There will also be a performance of "Harriet Tubman: A One-Woman Show". This program is also sponsored by Creative Aging. 

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.

Passport to the World: Mexico

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:

Vámonos a México, amigos! For the month of June, we'll be traveling to Mexico! 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 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Juneteenth Story Time For Children

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Frayser Library
Library Branch: Frayser Library
Room: Meeting Room (FRA)
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holidays, Story Times
Event Details:

Children are invited to join us for a read-along story time and activity to celebrate the annual Juneteenth National Independence Day.

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.
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Story Time Room
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Author Events
Event Details:

Come to the Cordova Branch Library to meet local children's author Angela Guthrie.  Listen as she reads her book, then stay to make a clay sculpture.  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.

Toddler Storytime

10:15am - 11:00am
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Story Times
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and fun with the toddler in your life. Appropriate for children ages 18-36 months. No groups.

Special Notes

Photograph Notice

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