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Quisenberry Library | June 01, 2017

Did you know animals are builders too? Percy King brings some amazing animal builders for us to see. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, spaces could be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 01, 2017

Ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens.

5:00 p.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 01, 2017

A scavenger hunt involving problem solving. Five Golden Tickets are hidden in random books. Each participant, working alone, will be given clues about the books. Each Golden Ticket is worth a prize.

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 01, 2017

Myrtle the Turtle helps show how keeping our community clean will build good relations and community pride. Presented by: Connie McMullan, Myrtle the Turtle and Mississippi Department of Transportation

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 01, 2017

Smokey the Bear visits and teaches kids about the importance of preventing forest fires in their efforts to build a better world. Presented by: Ms. Kara Davis, National Forests in Mississippi

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 02, 2017

Meet the National Forest Service's mascot Woodsy the Owl, create a craft, and learn how they can "Lend a Hand, Care for the Land." Older children will watch a movie about kids rescuing endangered miniature owls. Presented by: Ms. Kara Davis, National Forest of Mississippi

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 03, 2017

Come join us for an age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 05, 2017

Enjoy learning about amazing live reptiles, their physical characteristics, homes, and environments. Presented by: Corey Wright, The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. (Arrive early, seating may be limited.)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Richard Wright Library | June 05, 2017

Mr. Blackwell will read stories and give suggestions on what books to read about sports and character building. Presented by: Bill Blackwell, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Eudora Welty Library | June 06, 2017

Percy King brings his animals for the children to see and learn how their natural habitat helps build a better world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 06, 2017

Learn how communities prosper through gardening, including techniques that help foster participation and support good nutrition. Presented by: Anthony and Lelia Harris

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 06, 2017

Gather friends and come make new friends to enjoy a variety of games (UNO with a twist to the competition), Jeopardy, Family Feud), Party games (Jenga, charades), and video games like Wii Dance Off. Today's feature: Wii Dance Off

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 06, 2017

Teens will display their creative side by drawing. Topics will include landscapes, architecture, and still life that surround the theme of Building A Better World.

For Teens

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 07, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia competition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: The Hunger Games.

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 07, 2017

Singing, dancing, storytime, and crafts to celebrate and learn about building a better world. Presented by: Belinda Lane, Mississippi Public Broadcasting

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 07, 2017

Dr. Mary Seay, reads books and plays games to inspire and motivate children to read actively on a daily basis during the summer. Presented by: Dr. Mary Seay

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 07, 2017

Enjoy a story about things that grow and change. Decorate a flower pot, plant a seed in it, and watch it grow during Summer Reading. After Summer Reading, participants will take their plant home.

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 07, 2017

Come join us as we learn the proper way to recycle materials with a special story time and activity from Keep Jackson Beautiful. Presented by: Keep Jackson Beautiful.

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Richard Wright Library | June 07, 2017

Percy King brings his awesome animals to show how they live and why they are so important to our world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited )

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 07, 2017

The Jackson Zoo brings amazing animals to the library for the children to see and learn about. There will also be a story. Presented by: Stacy Crain, The Jackson Zoo. (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 08, 2017

ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens

5:00 p.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 08, 2017

Sing, dance and learn about building a better world with an activity and craft. Presented by: Belinda Lane, Mississippi Public Broadcasting

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 08, 2017

Form teams to engage in a game using props representing litter to sort in special categories. Prizes given. Presented by Ms. Alicia Crudup

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 08, 2017

The Clinton Fire Department brings the fire truck, the fire hose and talks about how to stay safe in a fire. Presented by: The Clinton Fire Department.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Annie Thompson Jeffers Library | June 08, 2017

Teens play Jenga, Legos, and other games as they see who can build the tallest tower. How firm is their foundation? Who will be the last one standing?

For Teens

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Eudora Welty Library | June 08, 2017

What did a Choctaw home look like? Explore how our lives today are similar and different from those of the Choctaw 200 years ago, and discover that every person has similar needs, regardless of where they live. Presented by: Ms. Amy Genke, Natchez Trace Parkway

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 08, 2017

Pennies a day can make a difference. Each Teen chooses an organization to help and is given a a jar with a penny in it. At the end of the summer bring us a receipt or form showing your donation and what it was for, and we'll give you a prize.

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 08, 2017

Smarty Pants will about how to build a better world and will bring the Elephant mascot. Presented by: Charles King aka Smarty Pants

For Preschool and Elementary

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Evelyn Taylor Majure Library | June 09, 2017

The Jackson Zoo brings some of their animals to visit and tells what their role is in building a better world. There will also be a story. Presented by Stacy Crain, The Jackson Zoo

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | June 09, 2017

Taking care of the environment is so important for building a better world. Learn how you can help. Presented by: Neely Norman, Keep Mississippi Beautiful

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 09, 2017

Come find out what animals build when Percy King brings his amazing animals to visit the library. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 10, 2017

Come join us for an age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 10, 2017

Come join us for an age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Annie Thompson Jeffers Library | June 13, 2017

Rocheryl Ware from the MS Extension Service talks about building leadership skills, building up courage, and building listening skills. A movie will also be shown. Presented by: Rocheryl Ware, MS Extension Service

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | June 13, 2017

Sing, dance and have fun while learning about building a better world with an activity and craft. Presented by: Belinda Lane, Mississippi Public Broadcasting

For Preschool and Elementary

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Beverly J. Brown Library | June 13, 2017

MPB shows us how broadcasting can reach a large number of people to relay important information. Presented by: Sheila Robinson, Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Eudora Welty Library | June 13, 2017

JSU introduces kids to sustainability, recycling, and conservation of resources with a video and hands on STEM activities. Presented by: Dr. Dalephine Davis, Jackson State University

For Preschoolers and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 13, 2017

Natchez Trace Park Ranger, Amy Genke tells about how the Choctaw along the Natchez Trace lived 200 years ago. How does their life then compare to ours now? Presented by: Natchez Trace Park Rangers

For Preschool and Elementary

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 13, 2017

Gather friends and come make new friends to enjoy a variety of games (UNO with a twist of cut throat competition, Jeopardy, Family Feud), Party games (Jenga, charades), and video games like Wii Dance Off. Today's features: Double Jeopardy & Family Feud

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 13, 2017

Bill Kitchings will talk to the children about safety concerns and defeating wildfires. Present by: Bill Kitchings, Mississippi Forestry Commission

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 13, 2017

Percy King brings his fantastic animals to visit the library showing us that, no matter how weird or strange, they help build a better world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating is limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library | June 13, 2017

Learn how disposing of waste and providing recycling opportunities to the public makes a better world for everyone. Presented by: Len Long, Waste Management

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 14, 2017

Participants will make a maze from craft sticks and will run a marble through the finished maze (maybe as a contest!) to show how different designs in buildings produce different effects .

For Preschool and Elementary

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 14, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia competition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: Catching Fire

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 14, 2017

Be creative, come build and play with us! Children will enjoy various board games and have fun building with Legos.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 14, 2017

Use your imagination to design and create a frame or card from rocks. Bring your own rocks or use ours. Show your dad how much he rocks!

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 15, 2017

Ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens

5:00 p.m.

Beverly J. Brown Library | June 15, 2017

Learn about how the Choctaw along the Natchez Trace lived 200 years ago, including what their homes and meals and toys were. How do their lives compare to our lives today? Presented by: Amy Genke, Natchez Trace Park Rangers

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 15, 2017

The Zoomobile brings some amazing animals to show us that animals help build a better world. Presented by: The Jackson Zoo (Arrive early, seating may be limited.)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 16, 2017

Corey Wright from the Mississippi Natural Science Museum brings animals from Mississippi and teaches us how they make a better world. Presented by: Corey Wright, Mississippi Natural Science Museum (Arrive early, seating may be limited )

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 16, 2017

Learn how to start your own vegetable garden, including planting and cultivation, promoting good eating habits and staying healthy. Presented by: Linda Lodge

For Teens

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 17, 2017

Come join us for an age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

For All Ages

11:00 a.m. x 1:00 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 19, 2017

Children make a fun craft using construction paper to make their own dinosaur mosaics.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 19, 2017

Officer Reginald Scott will read a story to children about fire safety, how to protect themselves and their environment. Includes a tour of a fire truck. Presented by: Jackson Fire Dept.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Annie Thompson Jeffers Library | June 19, 2017

Natchez Trace Park Ranger Amy Genke teaches about how the Choctaw along the Natchez Trace lived. How do their lives compare to our lives today? Presented by: Amy Genke, Natchez Trace Park Rangers

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 20, 2017

Learn the basic concepts of circuits and engineering. Build a little robot on the head of a toothbrush, make it buzz around a tabletop like a little bug.

For Teens

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 20, 2017

Sing, dance, do activities, listen to stories and make crafts with Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Presented by: Belinda Lane, Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Richard Wright Library | June 20, 2017

The presenter will demonstrate proper exercise techniques and speak about fitness and health. Presented by: Thomas Tuggle, Assistant Director, Mississippi Law Enforecement Officer's Training Academy

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | June 20, 2017

Clean air, water, and earth are necessary for a better world. Learn how to keep them clean. Presented by: Soil and Water Conservation

For Preschool and Elementary

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 20, 2017

Gather friends and come make new friends and enjoy a variety of games (UNO with a twist to the competition, Jeopardy, Family Feud), Party games (Jenga, charades) and video games like Wii Dance Off. Today's feature: Teen Charades

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 20, 2017

Percy King brings his animals to the library and shows how they and their environments are important to our world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited )

For Preschool and Elementary

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 20, 2017

Teens will display their creative side by drawing. Topics will include landscapes, architecture, and still life that surround the theme of Building A Better World.

For Teens

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 20, 2017

The Zoomobile comes for a storytime with live animals. Games, singing, storyboards and puppets help educate children about wild animals, their habitats, and endangered species. Presented by: Stacy Crain, Jackson Zoo (Arrive early, seating limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 20, 2017

Think you can put cups together by removing the paper between then, without the causing the whole stack to fall? Maybe you'll win the prize.

For Teens

4:30 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 21, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia competition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: Warm Bodies

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 21, 2017

A pair of gardeners will plant knockout roses on the library grounds and bring tomato plants and seed for activities with the kids. Presented by: Mr. and Mrs. A. Harris

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 22, 2017

Ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens

5:00 p.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 22, 2017

Build a better world through singing, dancing, activities and crafts with Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Presented by: Belinda Lane, Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 22, 2017

All ages come learn how to help your community. Putting out fires, transporting the sick to the hospital, checking vital signs, and fire drills. Learn how to be prepared. Presented by: Derrick Clark, West Hinds Fire Department.

For Teens

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Beverly J. Brown Library | June 22, 2017

Learn about robotics and how useful they are in the world, then use legos to build robot-like figures. Presented by: Mississippi State University Extension Service

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 22, 2017

Build your own buildings, whether it's a house or a castle or an office, etc. out of popsicle sticks. Presented by: Sylvia Jefferson

For Preschool and Elementary

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library | June 23, 2017

"Building in 3D" Learn how to build things using materials from the house and kitchen, including marshmallows and toothpicks.

For Preschool and Elementary

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 23, 2017

Learn how to build your community by putting out fires, transporting the sick to the hospital, checking vital signs, and fire drills. Presented by: Derrick Clark, West Hinds Fire Department.

For Preschool and Elementary

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 24, 2017

Age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

For Preschool and Elementary

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 26, 2017

Come build and create with us! Children will enjoy various board games and fun with Legos.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 26, 2017

The Craftsman Guild provides materials for teens to do hands-on projects. Presented by: Sheri Cox, The Craftsman Guild of Mississippi

For Teens

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Raymond Public Library | June 26, 2017

Percy King comes with his animal friends to show how helping to take care of wild animals can help us build a better world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited.)

For Preschool and Elementary

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Willie Morris Library | June 26, 2017

Watch a movie that inspires the imagination. A British wizard and "magizoologist" visits a famous American city. Does all end well?

For Teens

2:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 27, 2017

Gather friends and come make new friends and enjoy a variety of games (UNO with a twist to the competition, Jeopardy, Family Feud), Party games (Jenga, charades) and video games like Wii Dance Off. Today's feature: Uno & Jenga

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Annie Thompson Jeffers Library | June 27, 2017

Percy King brings animals to show us how they help build a better world for other animals and us. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 28, 2017

Participants will make a paper airplane and learn how different ways of folding the paper can produce planes that fly higher and farther. Flight Contest with the planes produced!!

For Preschool and Elementary

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | June 28, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia competition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: The Outsiders

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Eudora Welty Library | June 28, 2017

Can you construct a defensible fort out of cardboard? Design you won fort or attempt to recreate a literary location like the Burrow or Bag End. Can it withstand the attacks of the opposing team?

For Teens

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Medgar Evers Library | June 28, 2017

What did a Choctaw home look like? Explore how our lives today are similar and different from those of the Choctaw 200 years ago, and discover that every person has similar needs, regardless of where they live. Presented by: Ms. Amy Genke, Natchez Trace Parkway

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | June 28, 2017

Percy King brings his animals for the children to see and learn about how they build a better world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited.)

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Bolden Moore Library | June 28, 2017

Learn about the history of crafts in Mississippi, and how crafting can be a great way to explore creativity and communication. Presented by: Sheri Cox, The Craftsman's Guild of MS.

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | June 29, 2017

For ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens

5:00 p.m.

Eudora Welty Library | June 29, 2017

A representative from Habitat for Humanity will demonstrate how different tools are used to build homes for people in need. Learn about construction and how we can help others in our community. Presented by: Tina McNeal, Habitat for Humanity

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Evelyn Taylor Majure Library | June 29, 2017

Participate in a variety of games and activities to build brain cells, such as SRP Bingo, board games, guess what book is shredded in a jar, and more. Are you up to the challenge?

For Teens

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 29, 2017

You've got one minute to scoop something up with your spoon. Can you do it? Will you have the fastest time?

For Teens

3:00 p.m.

Lois A Flagg Library | June 30, 2017

Mr. Clark will discuss the buildings he has worked on in Edwards and how to improve the appearance of the community. He will discuss how he has renovated bathrooms, floors and windows. Presented by: Clarence Clark

For Preschool and Elementary

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Evelyn Taylor Majure Library | June 30, 2017

A Ranger from the Natchez Trace Parkway will bring artifacts to help show how the Choctaw lived 200 years ago and how their lives compare to our lives today. Presented by: Amy Genke, Natchez Trace Parkway

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | June 30, 2017

Corey Wright brings live animals to help show how nature must be protected and cared for in order to build a better world for everyone. Presented by: Corey Wright, The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (Arrive early, seating limited )

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 10:45

Bolden Moore Library | July 01, 2017

Age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

For Preschool and Elementary

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | July 05, 2017

Greetings Roboteers! Want to have fun and build an artistic Robot from recycled household junk? Mix, match, assemble, construct your own wacky, weird, beautiful robotic art!

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | July 05, 2017

A special gardening themed storytime with several stories about gardening, then each child will get a cup of dirt to put seeds into that they can take home.

For Preschool and Elementary

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | July 05, 2017

Children learn through stories and activities how to stay healthy. Presented by: Jackie Carter, Mississippi Department of Health.

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | July 06, 2017

Ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens

5:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | July 06, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia comptetition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Quisenberry Library | July 06, 2017

Dr. Gill brings his dog Summer to teach how to take care of a pet, including brushing a dog's teeth. He will demonstrate a veterinary exam and bring things such as x-rays and casts to show. Presented by: Dr. Gill, Clinton Animal Hospital

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library | July 06, 2017

Children learn about gardening and how it helps their community. Afterwards, there will be a soil experiment and learning more about soil and water. Presented by: Hinds County Water and Soil Conservation

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Beverly J. Brown Library | July 07, 2017

Bring your favorite games. Separate gaming stations will be set up so everyone can have a challenge.

For Teens

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | July 08, 2017

Age appropriate movie about teamwork and good community relations. Popcorn served.

For Preschool and Elementary

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | July 10, 2017

Children have fun building houses out of popsicle sticks in this creative craft.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Richard Wright Library | July 10, 2017

The participants in this program will learn to make robots from recyclable products. The library staff will help children learn about recycling and its value to preserving our communities.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | July 11, 2017

The Habitat for Humanity Construction Workers will present an informational talk about what they actually do in the community and will read a book about construction workers. They will also bring the Habitat Van that is filled with tools used to build houses. Presented by: Tina McNealy of Habitat for Humanity

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Willie Morris Library | July 11, 2017

Maggie the Magnolia helps teach us how to stay healthy with exercise and nutrition, including telling what foods are good for you. Presented by: Cheryl Smith and Maggie the Magnolia, Magnolia Health.

For Preschool and Elementary

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | July 11, 2017

Learn about the importance of preventing animal cruelty, why adoption is important, and why services to provide housing and medical needs of homeless and unwanted animals is important to build a better world. Presented by: Rick Wooten, Mississippi Animal Rescue League

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | July 11, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia competition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: I Am Number 4

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | July 11, 2017

Teens will display their creative side by drawing. Topics will include landscapes, architecture, and still life that surround the theme of Building A Better World.

For Teens

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Bolden Moore Library | July 11, 2017

Featuring the story of the Funga people and the Alafia people. The audience will participate in the story with music and movement.

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | July 11, 2017

The Zoomobile brings some amazing animals to show how we need to take care of all animals to help build a better world. Presented by: The Jackson Zoo (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | July 12, 2017

Teens will join in an interactive format discussion/trivia competition on subject of, "who did it better?". We will review book scenes versus movies scenes to decide if either the book or movie lived up to fan's imagination. Today's subject: I Am Number 4

For Teens

2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Beverly J. Brown Library | July 12, 2017

Percy King brings his animals to visit and show how they and their habitats help build a better world. Presented by: Percy King (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Eudora Welty Library | July 12, 2017

Challenge yourself to complete fun challenges and win prizes. Complete physical challenges in 60 seconds or less to win. Fun and Food.

For Teens

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Quisenberry Library | July 12, 2017

Animals will visit for children learn about. Presented by: Corey Wright, The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Annie Thompson Jeffers Library | July 12, 2017

The museum brings animals to visit the library shows us how they live and why we need them in our world. Presented by: Ms. Elizabeth, The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Raymond Public Library | July 12, 2017

Reading is the key to a better life. We'll talk about the books chosen, what was good about the books and a short description of each book.

For Teens

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Fannie Lou Hamer Library | July 12, 2017

The Zoomobile brings some amazing animals to help show us how we need them to help build a better world. Presented by: The Jackson Zoo (Arrive early, seating may be limited)

For Preschool and Elementary

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Quisenberry Library | July 13, 2017

Ages 12 and up. Each week we gather and watch various anime films and shows. From time to time we play video games and have trivia contests. Come join us!

For Teens

5:00 p.m.

Ella Bess Austin Library | July 13, 2017

We're awarding the successful goal accomplishments of our summer readers with a fun and interactive showcasing of what they have learned over the summer on making the world a better place.

For all ages.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Medgar Evers Library | July 13, 2017

Children will make a guitar out of recyclable materials including an empty tissue box, an empty paper towel roll, and rubber bands.

For Preschool and Elementary

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Eudora Welty Library | July 14, 2017

If you completed your summer reading goals, celebrate with a Minecraft themed party! Winners will be announced, and we'll enjoy cake, games, and prizes!

For all ages

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.


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