The Memphis Public Libraries are dedicated to helping our customers in these uncertain times. Below you will find virtual programming and tutorials for all sorts of activities. These virtual programs can be helpful for the beginner and even those experts seeking to learn a new trick or two!
Explore Memphis Kickoff with Holly Whitfield, Author of Secret Memphis
What happened in 1954 at the Chisca Hotel in downtown Memphis that sparked a worldwide musical phenomenon? How did an eccentric businessman living in a pink mansion invent the first self-service grocery store, forever changing the way Americans shop? Where did notorious gangster Machine Gun Kelly enjoy his final moments of freedom before spending life in prison? Uncover these stories and more tales from a soulful river city in Secret Memphis, a guide that takes you beyond the basics and into the deep waters of Memphis culture and history. As Memphis author Holly Whitfield leads you through the most surprising, intriguing, and marvelous locations in the city, you’ll discover places you never knew existed and the unexpected stories behind familiar sites. From a glass-and-steel pyramid on the banks of the Mississippi River to a park populated by bison, from mounds built by Native Americans centuries ago to the birthplace of the Queen of Soul, Secret Memphis unearths this authentic, lively city’s mysteries one by one.
To view the recording you will need the password: EawWp5Ny
DEMENTIA WORKSHOP VIDEOS
Cloud Conrad from New Street Compass brings us this virtual seminar series on Dementia: IS It Dementia? Knowledge, Skill, and Emotional Support for Dementia Caregivers & It IS Dementia: Now What?
Registration through June 30th
MEMPHIS CHINESE CAMERA CLUB VIRTUAL EXHIBIT
We are happy to present a virtual exhibit of the Memphis Chinese Camera Club.
Memphis Chinese Camera Club (MCCC), established in 2019 by a group of photography enthusiasts in Memphis area, aims to develop photography skills, exchange photographic ideas, learn from each other and serve the community. As a volunteer organization, members benefit from the platform for non-profit purposes.