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
Join us at the Cordova Library on September 21st from 11AM to 12PM to learn about Afro-Latin culture in a musical journey from Africa to Latin America with HeartBeat Latidos Community project. Read More
HeartBeat Latidos Community Project
Join us at the Central Library on Sept. 21st from 2PM to 5PM for a screening and discussion of the book turned movie: The Girl on the Train. Read More
I Read That Movie at the Library: THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
East Shelby will be hosting a Fall job fair on Sept. 25th from 10AM to 2PM, offering warehousing/distribution, transportation, and delivery positions. Read More
East Shelby JOB FAIR
Join the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Memphis and the History Department on Sept. 21st from 11AM to 1PM at the Central Library in commemorating the USCT. Read More
Honoring the USCT
Come celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with the Memphis Public Libraries from September 15th through October 15th. Read More
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Join Novel at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library on October 26, 2019 for an event with Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate, author of Before We Were Yours. Read More
Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie-Author Visit
The Library offers eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, and eMusic to our library patrons! Read More
Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Read More
Transparent Language Online
Looking for something to new to read? Check out our reading lists filled with various genres and award winners. Read More
The Memphis Public Libraries now provide access to The New York Times digital subscription. Read More
The New York Times
Download up to 5 songs each week for free and keep them forever. You can also stream up to 3 hours of music a day. Library card is required. Read More
Freegal Music
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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