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Writings on the Wall

All Day 4/1 - 4/30
Cordova Library
Library Branch: Cordova Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Poetry and Writing
Event Details:
Please join us for the Writings on the Wall art and poetry program. Come in to the Teen Innovation Center and grab paper, pens, markers and crayons and create your own art or poetry piece. Art and poetry will be laminated and displayed on the walls o...

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Poet-Tree

04/02/2024 @ 9:00am - 04/30/2024 @ 5:00pm
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Poetry and Writing
Event Details:
Come to Randolph and celebrate National Poetry Month! Kids of all ages can come in and add their own poem to our Poetry Tree!...

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Friends of the Library

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Youth Appreciation Week

04/15/2024 @ 2:00pm - 04/20/2024 @ 4:30pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Music, Poetry and Writing
Event Details:
You are appreciated! Join us to celebrate and appreciate youth for all they do at the libraries with fun activities and treats every day this week....

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Friends of the Library

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Memphis Library Foundation

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After School Club

3:30pm - 4:45pm
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Library Branch: Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

CodeCrafters: Intro to Web Development

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hollywood Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Computers and Technology, STEAM stem
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Do you love Roblox? Are you interested in learning how to code? We have just the class for you! Calling all tweens and teens between ages 12-16 let's learn how to code with CodeCrafters. This comprehensive course is designed to provide students with ...

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Friends of the Library

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Memphis Library Foundation

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Expressing Myself Through Creative Writing

4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Library
Library Branch: North Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Support
Event Details:
Do you want find your voice in your  writing ? Are you  worrying about  the writing section of the A.C.T. ?  Do you  just want to write for fun?  If the answer is yes, you are invited to attend this writing workshop. Wit...

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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.

Speak Out!

4:15pm - 6:15pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Music, Poetry and Writing
Event Details:
Come to the library and let your inner poet speak out! This open mic night is for teens to showcase their talent performing original songs, poetry, and spoken word pieces. Hear live poetry, rap, and songs by local teens.For more information contact L...

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Friends of the Library

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Memphis Library Foundation

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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. cookingmoviesboard gamesvideo gamesquiet spacecricut and more...

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Friends of the Library

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Memphis Library Foundation

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Compose Yourself 2.0: Digital Literacy

5:30pm - 7:00pm
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, Job and Career, Literacy Instruction, Poetry and Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
 Compose Yourself 2.0: Digital Literacy Wednesdays 5:30-7:00PM March 13-May 1 Week 6: The Online Job Market (Navigating Online Job Postings & LinkedIn)PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST REGISTER INDIVIDUALLY FOR EACH WEEK YOU WOULD LIK...

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Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dummies & Dragons

3:30am - 4:30pm
Randolph Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games, Theater
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Do you like Dungeons and Dragons but don't know how to play? Great, neither do we! Come play a chaotic game where no one knows the rules but still have to win battles against unknown foes. There will be a class before the campaign so everyone can lea...

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Friends of the Library

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

Hunt through History

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Main Floor
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Join us at the Hollywood Library for a themed scavenger hunt! Travel through time as we learn about Harlem Renaissance leaders and race (quietly) through the library to fill our Renaissance worksheets with answers!...

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Friends of the Library

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Teen Advisory Board

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bartlett Library
Library Branch: Bartlett Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Information, Literacy Instruction, Neighborhood Events
Event Details:
Bartlett Teens! This is your chance to have your voice heard about the Library's programming. The Board meets every week to discuss ideas, make plans, and just relax. You earn service hours with attendance, and will learn what it's like to organize a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TANL: Personalized Journals (Session One)

4:00pm - 4:45pm
CLOUD901
Open
Registration
Library Branch: CLOUD901
Room: Lounge
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
TURNING A NEW LEAF: A Mental Health Series for TeensTurn over a new leaf and come to a series of programs designed to help teens de-stress, defeat procrastination, and put their mental health first in the final stretch before school ends. This p...

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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.

CodeCrafters: Intro to Web Development

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hollywood Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Computers and Technology, STEAM stem
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Do you love Roblox? Are you interested in learning how to code? We have just the class for you! Calling all tweens and teens between ages 12-16 let's learn how to code with CodeCrafters. This comprehensive course is designed to provide students with ...

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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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Teen Game Day

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Join us at the library for a gaming showdown! Challenge your friends in epic battles of Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, and more. Step into the game zone and claim the title of best gamer around! ...

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Friends of the Library

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Memphis Library Foundation

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Photograph Notice

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

TANL: Personalized Journals (Session Two)

4:45pm - 5:30pm
CLOUD901
Open
Registration
Library Branch: CLOUD901
Room: Lounge
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
TURNING A NEW LEAF: A Mental Health Series for TeensTurn over a new leaf and come to a series of programs designed to help teens de-stress, defeat procrastination, and put their mental health first in the final stretch before school ends. This p...

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Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

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: 16
Event Details:
Techy Seniors – Phone BasicsLearn the basic functions of smart phones and tablets. Participants will explore settings, and learn the following basic functions:Connect to wi-fiBrowse the InternetAdd and delete appsOrganize the home screenUse the camer...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Share Your Library Story

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: Goodwyn Gallery
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Library Support
Event Details:
Come tell us why you love your library. We will be recording stories of our customers' experience at Memphis Public Libraries. Your recording could be used as part of the social media campaign for library engagement. The process is simple. You sit in...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Table Garden: Composting With Worms

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Room: 3rd Floor Reading Area - Walnut Grove Side
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Information, Home and Garden
Event Details:
Join Community Table Garden's Debbie Sowell to learn all about making your own rich fertile compost with your favorite garden friends: Worms~! ...

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

Movies in the Haven

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Whitehaven Library
Library Branch: Whitehaven Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Join us and enjoy a movie and snacks with your friends as part of Youth Appreciation Week!...

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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.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens Turn Up Fridays

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, College Preparation, Computers and Technology, Cooking and Food, Exhibits, Games, Health & Wellness, Job and Career, Language Classes, Literature Classes, Movies, Music
Event Details:
Teens Turn Up Fridays is time for our teens to express themselves through music, arts, and crafts. It's also a time for us to explore new skills and experiences like learning new languages, job interviewing skills, career exploration, and so much mor...

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Friends of the Library

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Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

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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.
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Beginner Yoga Class

10:30am - 11:30am
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join instructor VaShaunna Dixson for a beginner yoga class at Randolph! Start your Saturday off right! No experience necessary. If you have a mat, please bring one but some will be provided....
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cherokee Sewing Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Cherokee Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cherokee Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Home and Garden
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
This is a project-based sewing club, where each month, we learn how to cut out, sew, and complete a different small project.  Great for both beginners and more advanced people who love to sew!  All fabric, thread, materials and notions are ...
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.

Japanese Culture Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
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: Cultural Awareness
Event Details:
Join us for MPL's Japanese Culture Club! This monthly meeting will be dedicated to the appreciation of Japanese culture. The club will focus on immersing attendees in Japanese customs and traditions as well as popular culture in a fun and engaging en...

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Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

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