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Water Pods Kit

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Frayser Library
Single-use plastic water bottles are so prolific that over 20 billion are thrown out every year! Scientists have been looking for creative ways to decrease this waste. One possible solution is to create edible water pods to store water in. 

With this kit, you will learn about spherification as you create an edible water pod. Could edible water “bottles” be the future of water storage? Pick up a kit and find out!
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Heartsaver – CPR/First Aid/AED

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Frayser Library
Meeting Room

Join us for the Heartsaver course. The Heartsaver courses prepare you to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

The Heartsaver courses are intended for those with little to no medical training.

A few skills covered: chest compression, ventilation, relief of choking, AED use and basic first aid.

 

Upon completion of all course requirements, participants receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card which is valid for two years.


Space is limited and registration is required. 

The duration of the class is 2.5 – 3 hours. 


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The Prepared Applicant

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Frayser Library
Meeting Room

Need help looking for a new career? Applying for a job? Need help updating your resume? This is the place to be. During this session we can help you with all of that and give pointers on starting your own business, using Google to grow your skills and more.  Come out and join us.


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Teen Resume Workshop

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Frayser Library
Meeting Room
First time making a resume? Have a resume but not sure if it looks professional?  Not sure what you can and can't add to your resume? Join us for our Teen Resume Workshop where you can make a resume and feel confident when you apply for that job!
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Frayser Fun Fest!

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Frayser Library
Library Outside
Summer's here!  Let's kick it off at the Frayser Fun Fest!  Food, games, and fun all day for you to enjoy!  
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Show and Tell StoryTime

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Frayser Library
Children's Area

This is a show and tell-style story time that's recommended for children ages 3-5.  Parents and caregivers must bring along a picture book of their choice to share with everyone.  Our children's librarian also will be on hand to share books and rhymes for preschoolers, with the aim to encourage reading aloud to children at home.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.*  Masks are encouraged but not required and social distancing is enforced.



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No-Sew Octopus

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Frayser Library
Teen Area
More than 150 species of octopuses exist in seas throughout the world. Famous for their bulbous bodies, bulging eyes, and eight arms with suckers, these “monsters of the sea” are invertebrates, solitary creatures, and highly intelligent with the ability to camouflage, move in and out of small nooks and crannies, and even the ability to expel ink.  Celebrate and learn about the unique cephalopod by creating your own No-Sew Octopus!
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Children's MakerSpace Project - Discover Treasure

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Frayser Library
Meeting Room
In this summer MakerSpace program, children ages 6-11 take on a project that explores either science, technology, engineering, art, or math through our Explore Memphis Oceans of Possibilities theme.                        
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Walkin' In Memphis

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Frayser Library
Walkin' in Memphis is a monthly walking group for the Memphis community to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. This event is open to adults of all ages from anywhere in the greater Memphis area. 

Walkin' in Memphis meets every 2nd Saturday at the Ed Rice Community Center at 2907 N. Watkins St.
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Grow Your Own Coral Reefs

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Frayser Library
Teen Area
Frequently called “rainforests of the sea,” coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world! They serve as a primary habitat, breeding area, and food source for all types of marine life.  Celebrate and learn about the coral reefs by growing your own! 
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Explore Memphest!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Frayser Library
Outreach Event at Separate Location
Come out and celebrate everything Memphis at the Ed Rice Community Center.  There will be food, fun, live music and more!


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