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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gameday Tuesdays

11:00am - 12:00pm
Hollywood Library
Library Branch: Hollywood Library
Room: Meeting Room (HOL)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Adult participants come out and enjoy various provided games; interacting with peers and establishing relationships with others. 

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 "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.

Relic Hunters

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Library
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Room: Meeting Room (RAN)
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Games, STEAM stem
Event Details:

Do you want to be the next Indiana Jones? Join us in searching for lost, stolen or hidden treasure here at the library!

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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 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

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Bingo Wednesday @ Levi

11:30am - 1:00pm
Levi Library
Library Branch: Levi Library
Room: Library Outdoor Grounds (LEV)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

We encourage our seniors to come to the Levi Library and test their skills in our Bingo Wednesday! Our special guest will be Dale Street!

If you have any questions, please call us at 901-415-2773!

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Summer with Seniors

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Connect Crew
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Connect Crew
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Outreach Event
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 "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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo

2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Meeting Room (SOU)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer with Seniors @ Quince

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Connect Crew
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Connect Crew
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Health & Wellness
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dummies and Dragons

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Randolph Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Randolph Library
Room: Meeting Room (RAN)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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. 

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.

Orange Mound Olympic Games

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Orange Mound Library
Library Branch: Orange Mound Library
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12)
Program Type: Games, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Join us for our very own 2024 Olympic Games (Nintendo Sports).

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

Chess!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
South Library
Library Branch: South Library
Room: Teen Innovation Center
Age Group: Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Games
This event is in the "Children (Age 6-8)" group.

Bookworm Bingo (ages 6-8)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Orange Mound Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Orange Mound Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8)
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Which book characters will you recognize on your bingo card? The Orange Mound Library is excited to invite you and your child out to play a fun game of Bookworm Bingo!

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 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.

Board to Play!

4:30pm - 7:30pm
Cossitt Library
Library Branch: Cossitt Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join Board to Beers, Memphis' first and only board game bar, and the Cossitt Library as we enjoy two nights of board game fun! Bring friends and family out to enjoy classic favorites as well as modern gems.

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 "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.

Fairy Escape Room - 2:00pm Time Slot

All Day
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

You have stumbled into fairyland and been captured by a group of fairies! Now you need to find away to escape or else you'll be trapped here forever!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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.

Fairy Escape Room - 2:35pm Time Slot

All Day
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

You have stumbled into fairyland and been captured by a group of fairies! Now you need to find away to escape or else you'll be trapped here forever!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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.

Fairy Escape Room - 3:10pm Time Slot

All Day
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

You have stumbled into fairyland and been captured by a group of fairies! Now you need to find away to escape or else you'll be trapped here forever!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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.

Fairy Escape Room - 3:45pm Time Slot

All Day
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

You have stumbled into fairyland and been captured by a group of fairies! Now you need to find away to escape or else you'll be trapped here forever!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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.

Fairy Escape Room - 4:20pm Time Slot

All Day
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

You have stumbled into fairyland and been captured by a group of fairies! Now you need to find away to escape or else you'll be trapped here forever!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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.

Fairy Escape Room - 4:55pm Time Slot

All Day
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games, STEAM arts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

You have stumbled into fairyland and been captured by a group of fairies! Now you need to find away to escape or else you'll be trapped here forever!

Special Notes

Friends of the Library

This event made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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.

Family Fun Friday Activities

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Raleigh Library
Library Branch: Raleigh Library
Age Group: Children (Age 6-8), Tweens (Age 8-12), Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, Movies, Music

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.