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DIY Woodshop ATM Bank Kit

Sunday, January 31, 2021

January Wings of Fire Take Home Kit

Sunday, January 31, 2021
Frayser Library
Students can take home a kit filled with crafts and other STEAM related materials based off the book of the month.
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Storytime!

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
East Shelby Library
Virtual Program
Join us via Microsoft Teams for weekly storytimes! Link to join: Click here to join the meeting
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Virtual Adult Basic Computer Class

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
North Library
North Branch Library would like to invite you to our New Virtual Computer Classes. We will be introducing basic skills using the internet and computer.  This class will be open to different skill levels.

Join on your computer or mobile app
Click here to join the meeting
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Draw Club Online

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Connect Crew
Virtual Program


Talk with illustrators, muralists, comic artists, painters and drawers of all sorts! Share you work for critique, or just hang out as we all discuss new techniques, inspiration, process, etc.- all from the comfort of your own home! Turn off the outside world for a bit, relax, and draw.


To join text @mpldraw to 81010 or click HERE

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STEAM 101-A Lesson in Science, Technology ,Engineering, Art, and Math

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
North Library
Virtual Program
Teens along with family members are asked to join in a fun steam activity which will give them an opportunity to use   their  critical thinking, problem solving , and creativity skills. Click here to join the program. 
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Teen Job Readiness

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
East Shelby Library
Virtual Program
Teens will create resumes and take mock interviews through a virtual module with scenarios. 
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Senior Pilates

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Virtual Program
Seniors and people of all ages are invited to join us online on Tuesdays at 2 pm for Pilates with Shermarco Elem. Learn chair and standing exercises in the comfort of your home. Wear comfortable clothing you can move and stretch in.  CLICK HERE TO ATTEND.

Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, corer strength, and muscle balance. In this series, we will focus on balance, flexibility, ease of daily living and relaxation, while building stamina and strength.

This program is sponsored by the Memphis Public Library Foundation and NNLM All of Us .


PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that the CITY is not responsible in any manner for any risks related the virtual exercise program.  PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that PARTICIPANT assumes all risks and is responsible for PARTICIPANT’s own safety and actions during use of the virtual exercise program.

 

PARTICIPANT releases, waives, discharges, indemnifies, and holds harmless the City, its employees, officers, affiliates, representatives, successors, and assigns from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to the virtual exercise program. This waiver shall be binding on PARTICIPANT’s heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns. 

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(Virtual Program) Coffee and Conversation: ESL Lessons for Adults

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Cordova Library
Virtual Program

Build English skills in a relaxed, friendly environment, meet other English learners, and practice speaking and listening skills in small groups. Discussions are led by a native English speaker, and all skill levels are welcome to come. This is a virtual program that will be held using the Microsoft Teams platform.


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How to Create a Dragon @ Levi

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Levi Library
Virtual Program
In this virtual program, our teen librarian will show viewers how to create a handprint dragon and a dragon's egg using the materials provided in the Wings of Fire Take and Make kits which we have at our library. Any customers who wish to participate are welcome to come by and get some; however; there are only a small number of kits available.

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Reading With My Peers

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
North Library
Virtual Program

Teens read materials of their choice in a fun atmosphere.To join program, click here.


INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

·   Click on the Join link

·   Choose to Join on the web 

·   Enter your name and choose your audio and visual settings

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The Art of Letting Go: A Write 2 Heal Workshop

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Library
Virtual Program
Author, speaker, writing coach, and host of the Pursuit of Purpose podcast, Indiana Tuggle will discuss how men and women can unleash the power of the pen to find freedom from abuse, anger, disappointment, frustration, low self-esteem, and more. 
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Amazing Design Tools Online!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Virtual Program

Finding high quality images, fonts, and other design elements for presentations and projects has never been easier.  Join me to learn where you can get these elements and how to apply them to your school or work projects. 

  • High Quality Images and Videos
  • Finding and installing fonts
  • Icons and Other Objects
  • Presentation Templates
  • To Join, click here: Amazing Design Skills
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Preschool Story Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
North Library
Virtual Program
Children will listen to a short story by our Children's Librarian, Debra Dawson; there will be a craft activity at the end.  Join Here

HOW TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

·   Click on the Join link

·   Choose to Join on the web 

·   Enter your name and choose your audio and visual settings

·   Click the Join Here button.

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Snow and Snowman Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cordova Library
Virtual Program
Snowflakes and Snowmen and Snowball Fights!  Share stories and songs and crafts at the Cordova Library Storytime

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Crafternoon at the Cordova Library - Make Your Own Puppet

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cordova Library
Virtual Program
Learn about the History of puppetry and make your own puppet.

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Let's Make a Miniature Volcano

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Levi Library
Virtual Program
In this Microsoft Team program, children will learn how to make a miniature volcano with less of an explosion.

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DIY Stickers

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Let's Rap About It!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
North Library
Virtual Program
Teens are given an opportunity to discuss issues affecting them. Teens will also discuss how they believe civil right leader, Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr. would deal with today's issues if Dr. King were alive. To join program, click here.


INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

·   Click on the Join link

·   Choose to Join on the web 

·   Enter your name and choose your audio and visual settings

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Teen DanceFit

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Virtual Program
Teens, Tweens, children, and adults are invited to join us online for DanceFit, each Wednesday at 4 pm, through April 7.  Click Here to Attend!

Dance Fitness is an exhilarating aerobic workout class set to radio hits (pop, club, hip hop) music and uses easy-to-follow move combining fast and slow rhythms (interval training) to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. This is a great way to burn off that extra energy and calories. The class is geared primarily for teens but can be enjoyed by all!

This program is sponsored by the Memphis Public Library Foundation and the NNLM All of Us 


PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that the CITY is not responsible in any manner for any risks related the virtual exercise program.  PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that PARTICIPANT assumes all risks and is responsible for PARTICIPANT’s own safety and actions during use of the virtual exercise program.

 

PARTICIPANT releases, waives, discharges, indemnifies, and holds harmless the City, its employees, officers, affiliates, representatives, successors, and assigns from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to the virtual exercise program. This waiver shall be binding on PARTICIPANT’s heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns. 

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Art Squad Online

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
CLOUD901
Virtual Program
Participants will be taught principles of composition, character drawing, and storytelling through imagery. At the end of each program, participants will have learned something that will better equip them to communicate ideas through artwork. Sign up for Art Squad Online by texting @mplsquad to 81010 or click HERE to join.

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Designing with Canva.com

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Virtual Program

Canva.com is an online resource which allows you to create professional and vibrant digital content for use in all kinds of business  and personal applications..  Canva is easy to use and features templates and guides for creating a variety of content, including presentations, résumés, posters, logos, infographics, and much more.  You can open free accounts and get started creating content right away. 

To join the program, click here: Designing with Canva.com

HOW TO JOIN THE PROGRAM

  • Click on the Join link
  • Choose to Join on the web - this will open the program in your browser (preferred and faster way)
  • Enter your name and choose your audio and visual settings
  • Click the Join Now button.

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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartlett Library
Virtual Program
Join us for a preschool storytime for children ages 2-5! We'll share books and songs each week!
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Caregivers' Support Group

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
East Shelby Library
Virtual Program
Join the East Shelby and Cordova branches for a caregivers' support group-- a group where caregivers of all backgrounds can come to vent, discuss, and unwind from the stressors of caregiving. Click the link to join. Click here to join the meeting
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