February 3: All Memphis Public Libraries will close today at 3:00 PM due to inclement weather.
All Memphis Public Library locations will be closed on November 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving.
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Have you ever been evicted or worried it could happen to you? Are you concerned about the housing crisis in Memphis? The Memphis Public Interest Law Center, Black Clergy Collaborative of Memphis, and Memphis Public Library present Evicted, a multi-media exhibition that explores the causes and consequences of housing insecurity through the eyes and voices of those who have experienced eviction. Evicted, a traveling exhibit from the National Building Museum opens to the public on December 3 at the Benjamin L Hooks Central Library. In addition to the organizations previously mentioned, additional event sponsors are the Memphis Library Foundation, Hyde Family Foundation, Tennessee Arts Commission, ArtsMemphis, and the National Building Museum.Posted by Memphis Public Libraries on Monday, November 14, 2022
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Check out the limited edition Memphis Grizzlies library cards now available!Posted by Memphis Public Libraries on Monday, September 12, 2022
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