November is Native American Heritage Month. Check out our book lists for all ages and other online resources.
Join us virtually every Wednesday in November from 6:00PM to 7:30PM.
Do you love writing? Are you already part of the growing National Novel Writing Month program? In any case, please join us virtually for MPL's NaNo Write-ins this month! Every Wednesday, we'll gather together online to write together, chat, and race each other to get the highest word counts! There are even prizes for the winners!
Every Saturday through November 27th from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the W.J. Freeman Park
Enjoy the beauty of the fall season and improve your health with a walk through Freeman Park with Bartlett Librarians! We will meet by the restrooms between the children's playground area and the tennis courts and will begin our walk from there at 10:30. If it is raining we will see you the following Saturday! See you there!
Join us at the Frayser Library from November 23rd through November 30th.
This Thanksgiving holiday we all have so much to be thankful for. Why not write it all down and bottle it all up until you need a reminder of what makes life great? Frayser Branch is offering Gratitude Jars. Write, doodle or draw all the things that you are grateful for until the jar fills up.
Join us virtually on December 1st from 4:30PM to 6PM.
Live Seed Teen Poetry workshops allow young poets a chance to experiment with language and sound. Participants engage in activities that introduce skills to help them express their thoughts and feelings in a non-judgmental and inspiring environment.
Join us virtually every Wednesday from November 24th to 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 November and 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.
FAFSA Applications open October 1. Visit our College Prep page for Tennessee virtual webinars on FAFSA applications. Access test prep and video tours, too.
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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MPL has received the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service! We are the first ever two-time recipient!
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Start your genealogical journey today! Available from Home Temporarily.
Are you missing the ability to browse our shelves for books for your children? Use Book Bundles and we'll pick out a bundle of books for your child!
Check out our online Digital Archives and explore Memphis history through photos and more!
Streaming current local music for free. Local musicians: Submit a sample for inclusion.
The New York Times digital subscription is available at home!
Our magazine collection has moved to OverDrive! Check out our collection of current and popular magazines.