Welcome to Explore Memphis. Read. Engage. Share. And of course, Explore from June 1st through July 31st.
Participate @ Explore Memphis
Who can participate?
Everyone! We have enjoyable programs for children, fun classes for teens, and engaging opportunities for adults available at every library throughout the city. All of our programs are free and open to the public. Check out the full calendar, or see how to find activities near you below. We hope to see you soon!
Find Your Local Library
Looking to see what your neighborhood library is up to for Explore Memphis? Here’s our library location page which lists all our library locations, including addresses, phone numbers, hours, and links for branch events.
For Children and Pre-Readers
Music shows, science activities, storytimes, theater – we have a variety of spectacular programs for children at all 18 libraries. New this year, children can fill out reading bookmarks to be entered in a drawing to win a Kindle Fire. One child at each branch will win one!
Explore Memphis is your free ticket to a summer full of reading and loads of fun activities for teens. Robotics, recording studios, freestyle contests–there’s a lot to look forward to. Check out all you can do this summer here. New this year, teens can fill out reading bookmarks to be entered in a drawing to win a Kindle Fire. One teen at each branch will win one!
Why should kids and teens have all the fun this summer? Our theme, Libraries Rock!, is well suited for Memphis. Join us for outreach at the Levitt Shell, attend programs at any of our libraries, and enjoy a summer of reading. You can join us and find out more here.
Still need more help? Contact 901-415-2700