Learn more about Memphis' "Best Kept Secret" and its manager, Kimberly Jordan-Fluker.
Join us virtually on Saturdays starting on December 4th until December 18th from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM.
Tunes and Tales are storybook concerts with music being played in the background. Each concert will introduce instruments of the orchestra and promotes reading and comprehension with children.
Join us virtually on December 9th from 12PM to 1PM.
Learn how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools. Whether you want to build a budget, create a meeting agenda or organize your priorities, these best practices will boost your productivity. Registration is required.
Join us virtually every Monday in December from 5PM to 6PM.
Young adults and adults are invited to enjoy a puzzling game of Unsolved Case Files. Work virtually with others as you investigate the evidence and solve the crime.
Join us virtually every Thursday in December from 6PM to 7PM starting December 9th.
Do you love to write? Do you have a novel or similar work gathering dust that needs finishing? Then join our virtual Write-In Club! Enjoy some calm, concentration music such as lo-fi or classical and a live stream of a Memphis Public Library writer-buddy writing at their desk for added ambiance!
Join us virtually every Wednesday from now until December 15th from 4:15PM to 6:00PM.
Creating Comics is a virtual program that offers instruction for illustration and creating sequential art (comics/storyboards) at a beginner’s level. It is an one and a half hour class that will be held once a week for 4 weeks. Register today!
Join us virtually every Wednesday in December from 4:30PM to 5:00PM.
Do you like drawing and are looking to brush up on your skills? Or, maybe, you're new and wish to start learning? Please, join us virtually for our Teen Arts Squad art classes. Learn to draw in structured but fun lessons that aim to improve your understanding of anatomy, perspective, and even character design! No experience needed. Just bring some paper and a pencil!
The Carnegie Writers' Group (CWG) is a community-based writing group for diverse individuals and genres. The meetings include power writing, writers’ corner, writers’ workshop, guest speaker presentations, and professional reading events. The Memphis group will begin in January and hold monthly workshops. Register now to join us.
Every Thursday at 4:30PM - 5:30PM
Build English skills in a relaxed, friendly virtual environment and meet other English learners.
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Streaming current local music for free. Local musicians: Submit a sample for inclusion.
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