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Ella Bess Austin Library

420 West Cunningham Avenue

P.O. Box 155

Terry, MS 39170-0155


Cassandra Cooper, Branch Manager

Email | (601) 878-5336 | Map

About Ella Bess Austin Library

Welcome to the Ella Bess Austin Library, which is conveniently located on West Cunningham Avenue in Terry. The library offers a variety of children's and adult programming, and an excellent collection of books, CD books and DVDs for all ages.

For more information, contact Cassandra Cooper, Branch Manager, at (601) 878-5336.

Library Hours

Please note our new hours effective 5/1/18

This branch will be closed for lunch from 12 PM - 1 PM Monday through Thursday.

Monday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday....9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday........9 AM - 6 PM
Friday................CLOSED
Saturday.........9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday..............CLOSED

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All Day Rental Cost - $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost - $25.00

Ella Bess Austin Library Calendar

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June 04, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Adults, come see the story of three brilliant African American women who helped to calculate the orbits for the space program at a time when most black women were not allowed to have jobs in math, science, computer or engineering fields.

Target Audience: Adults

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

June 06, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

During this exciting live, virtual event, a NASA representative will teach us about living and working in space during the Apollo space missions!

Sponsored by: NASA

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 06, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

A brash adventurer finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb. Three misfits -- a gun-toting raccoon, a tree-like humanoid, and an alien -- come together to save the universe.

Target Audience: Teens

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

June 11, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come capture the sun, and watch the light bounce off and radiate beautiful prism of rainbow colors. Transform and repurpose a CD with paint and gems into a vibrant sun catcher to give as a gift or to display at home.

Target Audience: Adults

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

June 13, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Get those young hands moving and shaping in this colorful and learning activity for young kids. Kids will be in groups to learn how to share, build and create by stacking chunky bricks to make a colorful rocket.

Target Audience: Toddlers

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 13, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Teens are invited to a movie about an Egyptologist who is invited by a mysterious woman to go on a secret mission using the hieroglypics of an ancient script. The adventure includes the discovery of a portal to time and space.

Target Audience: Teens

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

June 18, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Join Wyvette Robinson as she gives a hands-on demonstration on the effects of pollutants in water and soil. Kids will learn about the effect of using chemicals and drainage problems in the environment.

Sponsored by: Hinds County Soil and Water

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 18, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

A routine flight to the moon becomes a desperate battle to save stranded astronauts. Learn where the iconic line "Houston, we have a problem" came from.

Target Audience: Adults

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

June 19, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Where is the Big and the Little Dipper? Know how to find them? These edible and fun crafts will help kids visualize known constellations. Take yours home to try and spot these amazing guide points in the night sky.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 20, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

In this film, a basketball superstar and cartoon's favorite wiseguys team up with other basketball greats and crazy cartoon characters to save the earth from space aliens.

Target Audience: Teens

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

June 27, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Explore the universe through the eyes of DIY telescopes. Groups will create a telescope and use it to participate in an unearthly microscopic scavenger hunt.

Target Audience: Teens

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

   


Calendar Legend:

Events for Toddlers Events for School Aged Children Events for Tweens or Teens Events for All Ages Events for Adults Events for Senior Adults Technology Classes Events for Preschool Children Autism Resource Center Summer Reading Program Event Movie Events Board of Trustees Meeting Friends of the Library Events

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