The October 3rd election includes the general election for Memphis City Council and Mayor as well as City Court Clerk and City Court Judges. Our aim is to include the names of everyone on the ballot with links to their campaign online presence. Read More
Meet the Candidates - October 3rd Memphis Election
Have you heard the Memphis Public Libraries is in a national competition to increase digital literacy this summer? Help us by downloading the FREE Learning Upgrade and Amrita Learning apps on Android devices using our code 4411 and using them on at least 3 different days! Read More
XPRIZE Communities Competition
This month our page-to-screen book club is reading Nobel Prize-winning British author Kazuo Ishiguro's novel THE REMAINS OF THE DAY. Check out a copy of the book, then come for a screening of the acclaimed 1993 film adaptation. Read More
I Read That Movie at the Library: THE REMAINS OF THE DAY
This month our foreign and independent film series will screen the 2018 documentary from James Crump entitled Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco. Read More
A Wider Angle Film Series: ANTONIO LOPEZ 1970: SEX, FASHION & DISCO
Voices Outside the Stadium exposes how human traffickers are exploiting our most vulnerable at the Super Bowl and one ministry’s response. Author Kaitrin Valencia shares the riveting encounters with sex trafficking at various venues, such as strip clubs and brothels. Read More
Books and Beyond Book Club with Kaitrin Valencia
Come by the PopWhite branch on August 24th from 2PM to 3PM and obtain some great pointers on what to look for when buying a home here in Memphis with local real estate agents! Registration required. Read More
Home Buyer's Session: Preparation for First Time Buyers
Join us at the Raleigh branch on August 29th from 5PM to 6PM for our Family Cooking program. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to spend quality time together. Participants will learn how to prepare simple and healthy meals. Read More
Family Cooking
Join us on September 8th from 3PM to 4PM as the Ken and Brad Kolodner Quartet perform at the Central Library. Read More
Sundays at 3 Concert: Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet
Join Dr. John Jung, author of multiple books on the experiences of Chinese-Americans, for a discussion of his early life in the American South. Read More
John Jung-Author Visit
Join Our Memphis History, a local group of historical researchers and writers, for a discussion of the good, the bad, the well-known, and the barely known parts of the history of the bluff city. Read More
Our Memphis History—a premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card. Read More
The Library offers eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, and eMusic to our library patrons! Read More
Google is partnering with the Memphis Public Libraries and various organizations across the nation to provide free training, tools, and events to help you grow your skills, career, or business. Read More
Grow with Google
DIG MEMPHIS is Memphis Public Libraries’ digital archive. Created to provide greater access to archival material, DIG showcases many of the treasures found in the Memphis and Shelby County Room, including ... Read More
What can you do with a library card? We have over a million items for checkout. Check out 25 items at a time and renew up to two times, or download eBooks or audio books with no checkout fees. Read More
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