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LIBRARY OF THINGS LAUNCH
Would you like to borrow camping equipment? A karaoke machine? A large projector screen for movie night? Our Library of Things launches on Monday! We are excited to announce our "Joy Collection," items you can checkout that will hopefully bring you joy and enhance your life. Librarian Anthony Lucatelli explains how it works and what is available in this video. #libraryofthings #memphislibraryfoundationPosted by Memphis Public Libraries on Friday, August 11, 2023
Dos Hermanos Grand Reopening at the Cossitt Library
The ribbon was officially cut at the Dos Hermanos Grand Reopening at the Cossitt Library. The restaurant has extended its hours and will open most evenings and Saturdays for brunch. In addition, there will be monthly cooking demos, patio seating directly overlooking the river, and BYOV ( Bring Your Own Vinyl) record-spinning on Thursdays. Chef Eli explained how his mother was at the heart of his becoming a chef and how he hopes to inspire youth in our community.Posted by Memphis Public Libraries on Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Cloud 901 at the Benjamin L Hooks Central Library
If you are an adult, you are not allowed inside Cloud901. It is a space just for teens at the Benjamin L Hooks Central Library, where teens can hang out and attend excellent programs. Our Urban Fellow Abby Utley was allowed inside for a tour of Cloud901.Posted by Memphis Public Libraries on Thursday, August 17, 2023
Read to the Dog!
Have you met Lovie, the Memphis Public Libraries Therapy Dog? Lovie and her owner Juana have a program called Read to the Dog. It helps children work on their reading skills. Abby Utley, our Urban Fellow, made this video to introduce you to Lovie and learn more about the program.Posted by Memphis Public Libraries on Friday, July 14, 2023
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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!
Search the local newspaper all the way back to 1847.
Check out our online Digital Archives and explore Memphis history through photos and more!
If you are looking for help, or want to provide someone with help, just dial 2-1-1 to reach the community information and referral resources of LINC, the Library Information Center at the Memphis Public Library.
Formerly known as Lynda.com. Tons of online training courses that are all available online right in your own home! Library card is required! Sign up for a card online today!
Streaming current local music for free. Local musicians: Submit a sample for inclusion.
The New York Times digital subscription is available at home!
Check out E-books and E-AudioBooks through Libby by OverDrive! You can visit the new Libby site or visit the original OverDrive site.
Our magazine collection has moved to Libby! Check out our collection of current and popular magazines.