BRANCHES - NORTH
Raleigh Branch Library Map at MapQuest

Address: 3157 Powers Rd. 38128 
Phone: (901) 415-2778 
Hours: Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday CLOSED 
Holiday Closings for all Memphis Public Library & Information Center libraries can be found here.
 

Child Care Provider Workshops 2013

For a complete schedule, see below.

The Raleigh Branch Library is located between Raleigh-Millington Road and Austin-Peay Highway on the corner of Jones and Powers Roads (behind the Super K-Mart). We have a long history of serving the Raleigh community, and currently provide a variety of services, including:

 

Child Care Provider Workshops
RALEIGH LIBRARY

For a complete schedule, see below.

 

Computers @YOUR LIBRARY

Computers

We have a total of 11 computers available for public use, all of which can browse the Internet (websites and e-mail), access our library databases & electronic reference books, and produce your own documents, databases, spreadsheets & presentations using the Microsoft Office software suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint & Word). All 11 computers have these same capabilities but, in order to serve the various needs of our community, we use them in the following ways:

·  Nine of the computers are primarily for Internet access .These computer can be only access with an up to date library card.

·  The remaining computers are set aside for 15 minutes use on a first come, first serve basic. No library card is needed to access the 15 minutes computers.

See the Internet Use Policy and the Computer Assistance Policy for more information.

 

Reader's Center

Van Gogh Book

Use our Reader’s Center which includes resources on specific kinds of books - mystery, historical fiction, romance, thrillers, science fiction and more. Magazines and booklists are part of this collection. In addition, the library staff provides ideas for good reading. Displays highlight different themes each month.

 

Collections @YOUR LIBRARY

Collections

The Raleigh collection includes:

  • Multiple copies of best selling books
  • JobLINC Job & Career Center
  • Books on cassette and CD
  • Videos and DVDs for adults and children
  • InfoTrac, GaleNet and other research databases
  • Music on cassette and CD
  • Large print books
  • Classic Literature required for school assigments
  • African-American fiction & non-fiction
  • Libros en Espanol (ESL Collection)
  • Parent/Teacher materials
  • and much more...

 

Job and Career Center @YOUR LIBRARY

Job and Career Center

Raleigh Branch is one of five locations in the Memphis Public Library system designated a Job & Career Center. We have a large collection of materials in areas such as career selection, exam preparation guides, scholarships, college directories, resume preparation, and job hunting. We also feature Learn-A-Test, test preparation and practice software for a wide range of educational and occupational tests, including Academic, Basic Skills, Civil Service, Cosmetology, EMS, Firefighter, GED, Law Enforcement, Military, Postal Services, Real Estate and U.S. Citizenship. To access Learn-A-Test, visit Databases on the Library Web. For more Jobs and Career information consult the JobLINC Job and Career Center.

 

Activities @YOUR LIBRARY

 

While the greatest concentration of other activities are planned during the summer months, in connection with our annual Summer Reading Club, we present a variety of programs for children, teenagers and adults throughout the year. For more information contact the Raleigh Branch at 415-2778.

 

Meeting Room @YOUR LIBRARY

Meeting Room

A large public meeting room seating up to 30 is available. Reservations are required and restrictions apply. Check at the Information Desk for details, or call 415-2778.

 

 

Child Care Provider Workshops
RALEIGH LIBRARY


“Please be on time all workshops will start promptly and on time no exceptions!”

Child Care Workshops 2012-2013 Series

East Shelby

Stewards of Children: Child Abuse Prevention
Sept. 14, 2013 10:-1 (3 hours)
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center
Teaching Cooperative Learning using Music
Oct. 12, 2013 10:-12
Inger Upchurch & Karol Hogan, Memphis Public Library
Age Appropriate Books for Children
Dec. 7, 2013 10:-12
Jeanine Jones, Librarian, Unified School District
Multicultural Literature
Feb. 8, 2014 10:-12
Jeanine Jones, Librarian, Unified School District
Introduction to Botany
May3, 2014 10:-12
Dr. Chris Cooper, UT Extension Program

Whitehaven

Introduction to Botany
Oct. 19, 2013 10:-12
Dr. Chris Cooper, UT Extension Program
Transportation
Nov. 23, 2013 10:-12
Karen James, Department of Human Services
Creative Teaching Methods
Jan. 18, 2014 10:-12
Dr. Robert Walker, SouthWest Community College
Every Child Ready to Read
Feb. 1, 2014 10:-12
Jason Sharp, Memphis Public Library
Nutrition
April. 12,2014 10:-12
Cathy Faust, Director UT Shelby Co. Extension Program

Gaston Park

Infant Development: The First Year
Sept. 7, 2013 10:-12
Inger Upchurch, Memphis Public Library
Stewards of Children: Child Abuse Prevention
Oct. 12, 2013 10:-1 (3 hours)
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center
Multicultural Literature
Nov. 19, 2013 10:-12
Shelby Jenkins-Richards, Librarian, Unified School District
Every Child Ready to Read
Mar. 15, 2014 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library

Frayser

Every Child Ready to Read
Sept. 21, 2013 10:-12
Lavada Wheatley, Memphis Public Library
Transportation
Oct. 26, 2013 10:-12
Ann Matthews, Dept. Human Services
Nutrition
Nov. 16, 2013 10:-12
Cathy Faust, Director, UT Shelby County Extension Program
Stewards of Children:Child Abuse Prevention
Jan. 25, 2014 10:-1 (3 hours)
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center
Virtual Story Time: Using Ipads
April. 12, 2014 10:-12
Jason Sharp, Memphis Public Library

South

Every Child Ready to Read
Sept. 14, 2013 10:-12
Linda Woodbury, Memphis Public Library
Child Care Professional Development
Oct. 19, 2013 10:-12
Linda Woodbury & Staff, JobLINC Memphis Public Library
Virtual Story Time using Ipads
Feb.22, 2014 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library
Teaching Cooperative Learning using Music
May. 3, 2014 10:-12
Inger Upchurch & Karol Hogan, Memphis Public Library
Nutrition
Mar. 15, 2014 10:-12
Cathy Faust, Director, UT Shelby County Extension Program

North

Every Child Ready to Read
Oct. 5, 2013 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library
Creative Teaching Methods
Nov. 9, 2013 10:-12
Dr. Robert Walker, SouthWest Community College
Creative Activities for the Afterschool Crowd
Jan. 25, 2014 10:-12
Jennifer Poindexter, Memphis Public Library
Child Care Professional Development
Feb. 1, 2014 10:-12
Karol Hogan & JobLINC, Memphis Public Library
Building Positive Self Esteem
Mar. 1, 2014 10:-12
Joni Elrod, Children Therapist

Raleigh

Child Care Professional Development
Sept. 28, 2013 10:-12
Karol, Lavada & JobLINC, Memphis Public Library
Virtual Story Time using Ipads
Nov. 16, 2013 10:-12
Jason Sharp, Memphis Public Library
 3 D Art
Feb.15, 2014 10:-12
Lavada Wheatley, Memphis Public Library
Transportation
Mar. 15, 2014 10:-12
Cynthia Burks, Dept. of Human Services
Stewards of Children:Child Abuse Prevention
April. 26, 2014 10:-1
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center

Crenshaw

Tai Chi fitness for Body and Mind
Sept. 21, 2013 10:-12
Richard Link, Certified Tai Chi Instructor
Teaching Toward Children Learning Styles
Nov. 9, 2013 10:-12
Inger Upchurch,Memphis Public Library
Multicultural Literature
Feb. 8, 2014 10:-12
Shelby Jenkins-Richards, Librarian, Unified School District
Every Child Ready to Read
April. 5, 2014 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library
Stewards of Children:Child Abuse Prevention
May. 17, 2014 10:-1
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center