Read @ Explore Memphis 2017


Explore Memphis — June 1st through July 31st

Five Adults reading and sharingMPL strives to make reading fun and easy. We have books, magazines, newspapers, audio, and more, with something for everyone to enjoy. Our knowledgeable librarians are available at your neighborhood library to help you find a title that is just right for you.

Below are some suggestions for how to keep reading this summer. We’ve also included some printable materials for you, including a book log, calendar, and reading lists. Read on!

  1. First, make sure you get your library card!
    • Not sure how? Find out more here.
    • Thanks to our partners, your card gives you access to museums and Memphis attractions in June and July, such as:
      • Free admission to the Cotton Museum
      • Free admission to the Metal Museum
      • And many more! To learn more, head over to our Explore page.
  2. Next, search our catalog to find what to read. If you’re not sure what kind of book you’re looking for, we have a few reading lists to help you out.
    • Our Reading List page lets you browse through award winning books, genres, and reading ages. Click the drop down filter to sort by the category you’re looking for.
    • Our eCollection has audio books, magazines, and music for download onto your devices.
  3. Who doesn’t love some free books?
    • Visit your local library and ask how to receive a free book to take home and keep forever.
  4. Finally, here’s a reading log for you to keep track of your reading. See how many books you can get under your belt this summer.

Still need more help? Contact 901-415-2700