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Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Exhibits
Event Details:
Opening Reception for Your Family, Your Library, an exhibition celebrating the 1-year anniversary of the reopening of Cossitt Library...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Aging Studio Courses: Acrylic Painting

10:30am - 12:00pm
Cossitt Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join teaching artist Sarah Nowlin for this introduction to painting with acrylics at Cossitt Library dowtown. Participants explore varying artists and art movements explore varying artists and art movements creating small paintings using acrylic as t...

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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

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.

Literacy in Motion: Ballet

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cossitt Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, Literacy Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
This dance series focuses on ballet. Children ages 3-6 will be exposed to cultural and creative movement through literacy terminology and concepts. This class is free for children and parents....

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Marketing & Promotions for Podcasting

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job and Career
Event Details:
Join us for an immersive workshop focused on unlocking the potential of your podcast through effective marketing and promotional strategies. Whether you're a seasoned podcaster looking to elevate your reach or a newcomer eager to learn the ropes, thi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cossitt Courtyard Unplugged: Open Mic Night

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, Music, Poetry and Writing
Event Details:
Indulge in a night of artistic bliss at our Cossitt Courtyard Unplugged: Open Mic Night, where creativity thrives under the stars! Join us for an unforgettable evening featuring live music, poetry, captivating performances, and mouthwatering dishes f...

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.

Hattiloo at the Libraries

11:00am - 12:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, Theater
Event Details:
Hattiloo Theatre performs a live children play based on the book, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters. Attendees will be able to participate in an interactive activity based on the play following the performance. ...
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Age 8-12)" group.

Memphis Farmers Market Story Time

11:00am - 1:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Outreach Event, Story Times
Event Details:
Join the Cossitt Library and Connect Crew as we have Story Time at the Memphis Farmers Market at S Front Street and GE Patterson! While you're enjoying local produce and other wonderful foodstuffs, bring your young ones by for stories, activities, an...
This event is in the "Children (Age 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.

Crafternoons at Cossitt

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Please join us Saturday afternoons for children's craft time at Cossitt Library. We will have a guided craft, but also will provide supplies for artistic free play. Come get crafty with us!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Verbally Effective Monologues

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job and Career
Event Details:
Step into the enchanting world of storytelling where narratives come to life in captivating and diverse forms. This event is a celebration of the power of storytelling to entertain, inspire, and connect us all. From poignant personal anecdotes to whi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Podcast Office Hours

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job and Career
Event Details:
Podcast Office Hours is a two-hour workshop designed to offer personalized support and guidance for podcasters at any stage of their podcasting journey. Just like college office hours, this workshop provides a unique opportunity for podcasters to dro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Wellness of Words: A Guided Writing Experience

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cossitt Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Literature Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join us for a reflective experience! April gently invites us to embrace Stress Awareness Month. Within this guided writing space, we'll nurture and uncover truths while refusing to let stress overwhelm us. We will manage through the wellness of words...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Aging Studio Courses: Acrylic Painting

10:30am - 12:00pm
Cossitt Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join teaching artist Sarah Nowlin for this introduction to painting with acrylics at Cossitt Library dowtown. Participants explore varying artists and art movements explore varying artists and art movements creating small paintings using acrylic as t...

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 "Children (Age 0-5)" group.

Literacy in Motion: Ballet

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cossitt Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5)
Program Type: Cultural Awareness, Literacy Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
This dance series focuses on ballet. Children ages 3-6 will be exposed to cultural and creative movement through literacy terminology and concepts. This class is free for children and parents....

Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Neighborhood Events
Event Details:
Join Keri Lee for Wednesday Reset, a transformative sound bath and guided meditation experience on April 10th and 24th at 6 PM. Immerse yourself in the soothing sounds of crystal singing bowls and vocalization, allowing deep relaxation and mental cla...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sponsorships & Endorsements in Podcasting

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job and Career
Event Details:
Turn your passion into profit with our comprehensive workshop on Sponsorships & Endorsements for Podcasts. Designed for podcasters of all levels, this workshop delves into the strategies and tactics essential for securing lucrative partnerships a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cossitt Courtyard Unplugged: Open Mic Night

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food, Music, Poetry and Writing
Event Details:
Indulge in a night of artistic bliss at our Cossitt Courtyard Unplugged: Open Mic Night, where creativity thrives under the stars! Join us for an unforgettable evening featuring live music, poetry, captivating performances, and mouthwatering dishes f...

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.

Crafternoons at Cossitt

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Please join us Saturday afternoons for children's craft time at Cossitt Library. We will have a guided craft, but also will provide supplies for artistic free play. Come get crafty with us!...
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.

Cossitt Grows: Planter's Meet-up and Plant Swap

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Cossitt Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Information, Cultural Awareness, Home and Garden, Neighborhood Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day at Cossitt: Hang out with fellow plant lovers, swap some plants with new friends, and check out our library! Register for our Plant Swap for an an opportunity to come together with fellow local plant lovers and exchange plant...

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 "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.
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Awareness, Exhibits
Event Details:
Artist Amanda Willoughby presents her debut exhibition Reminiscence: A Painting Series, a collection of family portraiture. Auxiliary to our Your Family, Your Library photography exhibition, Reminiscence tells an intimate story of one family through ...

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

Building Your Own Personal Archive

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cossitt Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Information, Cultural Awareness, History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Learn about the importance of archiving, practical tips for organizing and storing documents, and how to digitize your materials for long-term preservation. Discover how creating your archive can help you reflect on your life's journey and leave a me...

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 "Adults" group.

Creative Aging Studio Courses: Acrylic Painting

10:30am - 12:00pm
Cossitt Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join teaching artist Sarah Nowlin for this introduction to painting with acrylics at Cossitt Library dowtown. Participants explore varying artists and art movements explore varying artists and art movements creating small paintings using acrylic as t...

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

Crafternoons at Cossitt

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Please join us Saturday afternoons for children's craft time at Cossitt Library. We will have a guided craft, but also will provide supplies for artistic free play. Come get crafty with us!...
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.

AAPI Student Art Competition Art Show Opening

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 0-5), Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Awareness, Exhibits, Neighborhood Events, STEAM arts
Event Details:
This year is the inaugural AAPI Heritage Month Memphis Student Art Competition. Join us as we celebrate the power of creativity to bridge cultures and forge connections. On display are the winning artwork from Memphis and Shelby County K-12 students....

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 "Adults" group.

Creative Aging Studio Courses: Acrylic Painting

10:30am - 12:00pm
Cossitt Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join teaching artist Sarah Nowlin for this introduction to painting with acrylics at Cossitt Library dowtown. Participants explore varying artists and art movements explore varying artists and art movements creating small paintings using acrylic as t...

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.