Read @ Explore Memphis


Explore Memphis

Welcome to Explore Memphis. Read. Engage. Share. And of course, Explore from June 1st through July 31st.

Libraries Rock!

Read @ Explore Memphis

MPL 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. New for 2018, children, teens, and adults can fill out reading bookmarks to be entered in a drawing to win a Kindle Fire. One child, one teen, and one adult at each branch will win one!

How to Register!

You can register online or at any branch of Memphis Public Libraries. For information about registering please visit the Explore Memphis Home Page.

Reading Logs

Click on the links below to view the PDF reading logs in a new window.
Adult Online Reading Log
Teen Online Reading Log
Children Online Reading Log

Suggestions for Getting Started Reading

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, during June and July your library card will allow you access to some fun perks from local Memphis Attractions:
  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?
    • During June and July visit your local library and ask how to receive a free book to take home and keep forever.
  4. 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