Ideal for families, this quick-fire version of Two Gents provides a rare opportunity to laugh at Shakespeare’s first comedy. This event will be at the Benjamin Hooks Library on September 29, at 2:00pm. It is generously sponsored by Evans Petree, and part of the The Tennessee Shakespeare Company's Shout-Out Series. Read More
Shakespeare Shout-Out: The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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On Saturday Sept. 29, 2018, the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library will host Paper Power, a competition for teams of Memphis-area high school students to construct innovative structures using only reclaimed paper products and other recyclable materials. Read More
Paper Power Project
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by picking up a selection from these reading lists hand-picked by our librarians. Read More
National Hispanic Heritage Month
An exhibit of 3D canvas sculptured by The Paper Towel Artist, Brenda Caldwell. The exhibit runs from September 9th through the 30th at the Goodwyn Gallery. Read More
From Bounty Pieces to Masterpieces
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Testing and Education reference Center
The Library offers eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, and eMusic to our library patrons! Read More
Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Read More
Transparent Language Online
Banned Books week celebrates everyone's freedom to read! This annual event is from September 23rd through the 29th. Read More
Banned Books Week—a premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card. Read More
Looking for a great read for a low price? Visit the Second Editions Book store located in the Benjamin L. Hooks Library. Read More