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Libraries to Close for Thanksgiving

The branch libraries of the Jackson-George Regional Library System will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, and be closed Thursday, November 23, Friday, November 24, and Saturday, November 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The libraries will reopen at regular hours on Monday, November 27. These include the branch libraries in East Central, Gautier, Lucedale, Moss Point, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula, St. Martin, and Vancleave.

EAST CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY

East Central Library hosts monthly Lego Club event

The East Central Public Library will host Lego Club every second Tuesday each month from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
Legos will be provided. The club is open to children ages eight and up. Families are encouraged to attend this fun and creative event.
Children can learn personal, social, and recreational skills with LEGOs, such as; being motivated to learn, building confidence to try new activities, mathematical and creative development, using imagination in play, learn why things happen and how things work, and how to just have fun.
The library is located near the East Central Schools at 21801 Slider Road. For more information, call the library at 588-6263.

East Central Library offers Do-It-Yourself Gifts event

The East Central Public Library will host a special Rock Painting event for teens on Thursday, December 7, beginning at 2 p.m., in the meeting room.
Learn how to create D.I.Y. gifts for under $5. Make and take a gift and learn about many more you can do your self at home. Space is limited for this free event. Call 588-6263 to register. All supplies will be furnished. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the East Central Library.
For more information about the library or library events, visit the library at 21801 Slider Road in Hurley.

East Central Library Lapsit Story-time for babies

The East Central Public Library will present a special “Lapsit” storytime every second Tuesday each month at 10 a.m. in the library.
Micki Lofton, youth services assistant, will present a special storytime and activities event for parents with babies and toddlers. Parents and their children will enjoy an interactive time reading together, singing, and moving along with stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children from birth to four years of age may attend.
For more information, call the library at 588-6263. The Library is located at 21801 Slider Road near the schools in Hurley.

East Central Library to host Kindness Rocks event

The East Central Public Library will host a special Rock Painting event for teens on Saturday, December 2, beginning at 10 a.m., in the meeting room.
Teens are invited to come to the library for a craft session and do rock painting. Supplies will be furnished. Inspirational rocks will be placed around our area as a creative way to bring kindness and joy into our world.
Join in the community project on social media with #ECRocksJoy. For more information about the library or library events call 588-6263, or visit the library at 21801 Slider Road in Hurley.

East Central Library hosts Christmas Bedtime Storytime

The East Central Public Library will have a special Christmas Bedtime Story-time on Monday, December 4, at 6:30 p.m., inside the library. The library is located at 21801 Slider Road next to the schools.
Youth services assistant Micki Lofton will read favorite holiday stories at storytime. The free event is open to families with children of all ages and offer stories, songs, and lots of laughs. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their pajamas and can bring a favorite bedtime pal or blanket.
Refreshments will be served compliments of the Friends of the East Central Library.
For more information, call the library at 228-588-6263.

East Central Library looking Teen Board members

   Teens in the Hurley-East Central community can take an active role in the community and their library by joining the Teen Advisory Board at the East Central Public Library.
There will be meetings on the first Monday of the month. The next meeting is September 4, from 3:15 to 4 p.m. for anyone interested in grades 6 through 12.
Teens will have a voice in the library and plans for programs, collections and more. Share your ideas and be a part of the Teen Advisory Board. Hours volunteering at the library count towards community service you need for many organizations and scholarships.
For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit 21801 Slider Rd.

East Central Library hosts Page-turning Book club

East Central Public Library is the place to be for anyone that loves to read all types of books. Area book lovers are invited to join the “As the Page Turns” book club beginning at 12:30 p.m.
The club will focus on books and monthly topics. Share your opinions and discuss likes and dislikes of book titles. The Friends of the East Central Library will offer refreshments to the public. The club will meet every second Thursday each month with a new topic.
For more information, call the library at 228-588-6263. The library is located at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

GAUTIER PUBLIC LIBRARY

Keep Calm and Yell Bingo offered at Gautier Library

Attend a special evening of Bingo at the Gautier Public Library on Tuesday, November 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the meeting room.
Adults 17 and older will enjoy bingo and be able to win prizes and socialize with others Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gautier Public Library.
Call the library at 497-4531 for more information. The library is located at 2100 Library Lane next to the college campus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LUCEDALE-GEORGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Lucedale Library offers Fall Crafts for Kids event

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will offer Fall Crafts for Kids on Tuesday, November 21, starting at 3 p.m.
Children should join us for Fall Crafts in the meeting room. Create items for Fall decorating. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Library. This program is intended for children age 6 to 12.
Register in person at the Lucedale-George County Public Library or by calling 947-2123.
The library is located at 507 Oak Street across from City Park and the water tower.

Lucedale Library helps to Kick Off Litter-Free Begins with Me campaign with city

   The Lucedale-George County Public Library will join with the City of Lucedale and present Lucedale Litter-Free Begins with Me campaign kick-off on Thursday, December 7, beginning at 12 noon in the library.
The Mayor’s wife and First Lady of Lucedale, Dana Nelson, will present the City of Lucedale’s anti-litter campaign “Lucedale Litter-Free Begins with Me” at the library. Mrs. Nelson will entertain and educate her audience as she seeks to recruit “Litter Busters” of all ages.
Dana Nelson holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre with an emphasis in Acting and Directing from the University of Southern Mississippi. She is also a recently retired High School Performing Arts Instructor as well as the Mayor’s wife and First Lady of Lucedale.
For more information, call 1-601-947-2123. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Lucedale Library to host book signing with local author

Author T. L. Browning will do a book signing on her book “Jai’ Diah” at the Lucedale-George County Public Library on Saturday, December 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library.
The author invites anyone to review and discuss her new book. She will have books on hand at the library for patrons to purchase.
Author Tiffany L. Brown, who writes under the pen name T. L. Browning, was born in Wayne County, Mississippi. She grew up in the small quiet town of State Line, MS. Brown graduated from Wayne County High School in Waynesboro, MS. Upon graduation, she attended Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS where she earned her Associates of Arts in Criminal Justice. In 2005, T. L. Browning married the love of her life; who served in the United Armed Forces.
Shortly after marriage, T. L. Browning and her husband moved to New Mexico where she attended Eastern New Mexico University earning her Bachelor’s Degree. In 2012, T. L. Browning attended Liberty University, where she graduated with her Master’s Degree in Human Services/Marriage and Family Counseling. Today, T.L. Browning and her husband reside in Texas with their three wonderful children.
The library is located at 507 Oak Street across from City Park and the water tower.

Lucedale Rocks rock painting scheduled at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host Lucedale Rocks Rock Painting on Thursday, December 7, beginning at 4 p.m. in the library.
The Lucedale Rocks Facebook Group will offer rock painting. Supplies will be furnished. Find out more about the group - visit them on Facebook. Kindness begins where people paint rocks to brighten their day. Children must be accompanied by an adult - supervision required.
Join in the fun and find out more about the group online at www.thekindnessrocksproject.com. For more information about library programs, call 1-601-947-2123. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Lucedale Library to host Walk Indoors Exercise event

The Lucedale/George County Public Library will offer Walk Indoors Exercise programs every Tuesday in November beginning at 11 a.m. in the meeting room. The first session will be held Tuesday, November 7. Other dates are November 14, 21, and 28.
Adult patrons are invited for a free Walk Indoors Exercise program using the Leslie Sansone DVD every Tuesday in November. Water and light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Lucedale Library. Call 947-2123 to register.
For more information, call 947-2123 or visit the library at 507 Oak Street across from City Park.

Family movie scheduled at Lucedale Library

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will continue to offer free Family Movies on Saturdays. The next presentation will be held on Saturday, December 9, at 3 p.m., in the library meeting room.
The library will show a new movie featuring a holiday movie Howl-iday Adventure series, very popular with children. Patrons will enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Call the library at 947-2123 for a list of movies that we will show. For more information about library programs, visit us on Facebook. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Children’s Craft Day scheduled at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale/George County Public Library will offer Children’s Christmas Craft Day in celebration of the season on Saturday, December 9, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the library meeting room.
Children, ages twelve to six, are invited to make ornaments to celebrate the coming season in the meeting room. Create decorations for Christmas. All materials will be provided.
Call the library at 947-2123 for details. For more information about library programs, find us on Facebook or www.JGRLS.org. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Teen Christmas Craft Day scheduled at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale/George County Public Library will offer teen Christmas Craft Day in celebration of the season on Monday, December 11, at 5 p.m., in the library meeting room.
Teens, ages 12 to 17, are invited to make hand-made items or ornaments to celebrate the season in the meeting room. All materials will be provided to create decorations or other items for the holidays.
Call the library at 947-2123 for details. For more information about library programs, find us on Facebook or www.JGRLS.org. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Trading Card Club continues at the Lucedale Library

The Lucedale/George County Public Library will host a Trading Card Club day on Saturday, December 9, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the meeting room.
Start trading and card collecting, play games, and role-play with others in the community. Whether a first timer or long time trader, join in the fun with gaming and fantasy play. Meet new collectors with similar interests and enjoy a great hobby.
For more information call the library at 947-2123 or visit the library at 507 Oak Street, across from City Park.

Lucedale Library to host Story-time

The Lucedale/George County Public Library hosts weekly Story-times every Tuesday for pre-school children and parents at 10 a.m.
Children will enjoy songs, coloring pages, and even craft time provided by the Friends of the Library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Reading aloud to children help in many ways. Reading is important to help children recognize words and understand context. Reading stories to children introduces them to new words and phrases and is also a great way to model pronunciation. In a world of distractions, reading with children teaches them to focus. Asking simple questions about the story while reading helps to monitor understanding and keep children on task.
For more information, call 947-2123 or visit the library at 507 Oak Street across from City Park.


INA THOMPSON MOSS POINT LIBRARY

Moss Point Library to host Mug Shots Microwave Cooking

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host a special “Mug Shots” cake baking workshop on Tuesday, November 14, 6 p.m., for creative microwave cooking in the meeting room.
Bring a favorite microwave-safe Coffee Mug and your appetite! Enjoy the tastiest Mug “Shots” you’ve every made. We will create and trade microwave, single-serve cake recipes cooked in coffee cups. Space is limited for this event.
To register, call the library at 475-7462 or visit 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

Moss Point Library to host Jewelry Making event

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host Jewelry Making by Ayana workshop on Saturday, November 18, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., in the meeting room.
Do you like jewelry? Would you like to make your own? Learn basic jewelry making from Ayana. Take home a pair of earrings, necklace or bracelet. All materials will be provided by the Friends of the Moss Point Library.
This event is intended for adults age 17 and up. Seating is limited. To register, call the library at 475-7462 or visit 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

 

OCEAN SPRINGS MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

Ocean Springs Library host Annual Book Sale and Preview Party

The Friends of the Ocean Springs Library will host their Annual Booksale on Saturday, December 2, beginning at 9:30 a.m., and on Monday, December 4, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the library located at 525 Dewey Avenue next to city hall.
The Friends will have a special Members Only preview party on Friday, December 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 7:30 p.m. Members will have a chance to get great bargains before the big event. Refreshments will also be served. You must be a member of the Friends to attend. Dues are just $5 for a single annual membership.
Anyone can join a Friends group by completing a membership form available at the library. Members will also be given a membership card and notified of meeting dates and other events.
Friends of the Library are civic-minded citizens, who know that any community becomes a better community when its libraries are improved. They lobby for and help raise funds to support enhancement and expansion of public library services. Many Friends work directly with the Library staff as volunteers, helping deliver library services on a personal, one-to-one basis.
For more information about the Friends or booksale, call the library at 875-1193.

Teens invited to Sci-Café event at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host OS Library Teen Café on Thursday, December 7, starting at 5:30 p.m., in the teen area.
Local teens are invited to an afternoon of food, fun and science at the kick-off for this first Teen Sci-Cafe.
Youth services assistant Maureen Downey said, “Teens are looking for a new kind of group. We want to establish a national program we call the OS Library Teen Sci-Café. It’s a place where teens can be guided to a scareer path to fields in science.”
Graduate students from Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and Dauphin Island Sea Lab will be the guest speakers to talk about their latest projects. At this interactive event, teens are encouraged to discuss and ask questions with guests. This event is part of the national Teen Science Café Network AND the first in Mississippi! This event is open to teens age 13 and up. Refreshments served.
Teens may reserve at seat by calling the library at 875-1193.
The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Throwback Thursday movie offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a Family Movie Day on Thursday, November 30, starting at 6 p.m. in the meeting room.
The public is invited to Throwback Thursday Theater for a great ‘80’s movie and refreshments with hotdogs provided by the Friends of the Ocean Springs Library. The movie is rated G.
The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Ocean Springs Library offers Fiber Art classes for Adults for December

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host free Fiber Arts classes for adults on four dates in November. The first class starts Friday, November 3, at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn new techniques with instructor Maryanne Anthony for classes - beginners to the advanced knitter with Knitting Basics. Sign up is required by calling the library at 228-875-1193.
The class on December 1, from 11:30 am to 1 pm, will feature Carding & Spinning Fleece – Part 1. Learn to make your own yarn from natural fleece. The class will focus on preparing the fleece and students will learn about the process of carding and combing the fleece to prepare it for spinning. All materials will be provided including fleece, cards and combs. No experience needed for this class (2 sessions).
A class on December 8, from 11:30 am to 1 pm, will feature Carding & Spinning Fleece – Part 2. In this class students will actually spinning their own yarn from prepared fleece. All materials will be provided including fleece, drop spindles and a spinning wheel to practice on (2 sessions).
The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Family Movie Saturday offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a Family Movie Day on Saturday, November 18, starting at 2 p.m. in the meeting room.
The movie is the story of a popular children’s book character in his underpants and is rated G. Light refreshments and a popcorn will be provided by the Friends of the Ocean Springs Library. Bring your own snacks and folding chair or blanket.
The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Ocean Springs Library hosts Minecraft Club for Teens

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will continue to host Teen Minecraft Club on Thursdays and Saturdays at the library. Dates are November 11 - 10 am - Noon, November 16 - 4 - 7 p.m., December 9 - 10 a.m. - Noon, December 21 - 4 - 7 p.m. Call the library for more information- 228-875-1193.
Create and build, and bring your own computer/laptop or game system. Discuss what kinds of events to schedule and get to know others with like interests.
Participants must have their own copy of Minecraft. For ages 8 to 17. Sign up today at the front desk and receive a schedule. Children under age 10 must have parent or guardian present.
Visit the library for a full schedule for the fall months.
The Ocean Springs Municipal Library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Teen Reading Club continues at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a new Teen Reading Club in the new Teen Area. Call the library for details.
Teens in grades 5 through 8 can read the book - love the book - talk about the book. The new group will meet monthly to hangout, have refresments, and discuss books selected by the group. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
Students may register by calling the library at 875-1193 or visit in person. Get a meeting reminder from youth services clerk Maureen by text or email too.
The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

PASCAGOULA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Legos at the Library event at Pascagoula Library

The Pascagoula Public Library will host “Legos at the Library’ on Wednesday, November 29, beginning at 4 p.m. in the children’s department on the second floor.
This free event is suggested for students age 8 and up. Lego sets will be provided to use at the library. Children must be accompanied by parent, grandparent, or adult guardian.
For more information, call the library at 769-3060, ext. #1 or visit 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Pascagoula Library offers Lapsit Storytime for toddlers

The Pascagoula Public Library will present a special Lapsit storytime on Tuesday, November 28, at 6 p.m., in the children’s area.
Youth services assistants will present a special storytime and activities event for parents with babies and toddlers. Parents and their children will enjoy an interactive time reading together, singing, and moving along with stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, call 769-3060 or visit the library at 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Genealogy Library to Launch new Digital Collection at Open House

The Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library will host an Open House in celebration of the new Digital Archives Collection on Thursday, December 7, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., upstairs in the Pascagoula Library. Refreshments will be provided by the Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society.
The public is invited to the official launch of the library’s new Digital Archives on-line collection. See and read many of the first series in the collection. Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag: Jackson County’s World War II contribution. This Digital Archive is available on-line at the Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library webpage.
To introduce this long-awaited project, there will be a collection of letters by WW II sailor Ralph Bandy. He sent many letters to his family - some while stationed at Pearl Harbor. Read the day to day happenings and well-wishes sent to family from someone so far from home. Letters and cards in the collection are dated from 1944 to 1955.
Along with the Bandy collection, view the Roy Keeley Railroad collection containing photos, memos, and references to Horn Island known for chemical warfare testing. The majority of these items are dated around 1945 and the end of World War II.
There are plans to add to the Digital Archives as time and funds allow. Included in the collection will be Jackson County School Records and a Singing River Library Photo Archive as well as inventories and finding aides of non-digitized collections available in the library.
For more information, call the Signing River Genealogy and Local Library at 228-769-3078, or visit the library at 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Pascagoula Library offers Thanksgiving Crafts

The Pascagoula Public Library will offer Thanksgiving Crafts for Teens on Tuesday, November 21, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
Families and friends are invited to visit the library and make Thanksgiving themed craft projects for decorations or gifts. Some parental help will be needed for those under 8 years of age. Refreshments will be provided for this free event.
For more information, call 769-3060 or visit the library at 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Can You Swing Ballroom dance lessons available at Pascagoula Public Library

The Pascagoula Public Library will host free Ballroom Dance lessons on Mondays in December, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The free classes will be held on December 4, 11 and 18, in the meeting room.
Adults interested in beginning Ballroom Dance may attend and learn to basic dance moves to the melodies of Jazz, R&B, and upbeat classical music. Use dance styles of swing and ballroom. It’s fun, easy and self-rewarding.
Instructor Montrelle Ramey teaches at the Pascagoula Recreational Center where classes are on Wed. evenings at 6 pm. Find him at the Library’s Line Dancing Classes too.
Sign up today at the front desk or call 769-3060.
The Library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

Bedtime Storytime with Santa scheduled at Pascagoula Library

The Pascagoula Public Library will host Bedtime Storytime with Santa on Tuesday, December 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the children’s area.
Families and friends are invited to visit the library and take photos. Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to join us. Children may wear favorite PJs and bring a snuggly plush animal. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Pascagoula Library.
For more information, call 769-3060 or visit the library at 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Pascagoula Library schedules Line Dancing Classes

The Pascagoula Public Library will host Line Dancing at the Library on Thursday, December 7, 14, & 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
All ages are invited to join Erick Nicholson for some Line Dancing fun at the library to learn how to line dance. Start dancing to all types of music - from beginner to advanced.
Sign up today by calling the library at 769-3060. The Library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

ST. MARTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Chill Skills workshop offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will offer “Chill Skills: Anger Management Approach” workshop for families on Thursday, November 30, beginning at 5 p.m. in the meeting room.
The free workshop is presented by Kimberly Gowdy, MSU Extension Office and will provide information on anger and the role it plays in relationships with parents and children. Gain knowledge and skills to help manage anger in a constructive and healthy manner to establish a positive parent-child relationship.
Join with other parents in an interactive setting that allows both parent and child to become familiar with developing better coping strategies in dealing with anger in hopes of improving parent-child relationships. Experience greater control and happiness in your family. This workshop is intended for parents and children (ages 7 to 12). Call the library to sign up or for more information - 228-392-3250.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Tai Chi class offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will offer Tai Chi at the library on Monday, December 4, beginning at 4 p.m. in the meeting room.
Come try this free session and experience body in harmony with itself. The class will be led by Jerry Rivera in the meeting room. Tai’chi is a relaxing exercise and concentrates on slow, focused motion. Benefits include: balanced body, focused mind, reduced stress levels, and lower blood pressure. Tai’chi works with your internal energy.
Call the library to sign up at 228-392-3250. The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

St. Martin Library offers Bookmark crafts for teens

Teens interested in Crafts are invited to attend Sew Fun Bookmarks at the St. Martin Public Library on Tuesday, November 21, beginning at 2:30 p.m., in the meeting room.
Participants will make felt bookmarks decorated with different materials. All supplies will be provided. No sewing skills needed.
Register for an appointment prior to this event by calling the library at 228-392-3250.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.




HOLIDAY CLOSINGS:

January 1 -- New Year’s Day
Third Monday in January -- Martin Luther King Day
Winter (Day Before Ash Wednesday) -- Mardi Gras Day
Last Monday in May -- Memorial Day
July 4 -- Independence Day
First Monday in September -- Labor Day
Fourth Thursday in November -- Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday/Saturday after Thanksgiving Day -- Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24 -- Christmas Eve
December 25 -- Christmas Day

 

VANCLEAVE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Vancleave Library Friends host Annual Arts and Crafts Fair 

The Vancleave Friends of the Library will host the 21st Annual Vancleave Arts and Crafts Fair and Book Sale at the Vancleave Public Library, on Saturday, November 18, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 
The annual event is a wonderful opportunity for crafters to market their handiwork, and for shoppers to buy great holiday gifts. Currently, more than 30 crafts and arts booth vendors will be present with many great gifts for Christmas gift giving. 
Fun crafts for kids and entertainment will take place outside throught the day. Going on inside the library will be the year’s biggest book sale with many nearly new items available at very low prices.
Library manager Jeanne Damiano said, “This will be the largest event this year and it is one of the biggest community events for our area and is a significant Friends fund-raiser. We have many in and around the community that look forward to this every year.”
For more information, call the library at 228-826-5857 or visit the branch at 12604 Highway 57 in Vancleave.

Vancleave Library offers Unique Crochet Club classes

The Vancleave Public Library will host Unique Crochet Club class on Monday, November 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. Classes will also be offered on November 20 and 27.
Patrons will hear from instructor Teresa Busby about new ideas and techniques. Learn the fundamentals and become empowered to crochet with confidence.
Those attending may bring supplies; a selection of yarn and crochet hooks. Anyone age 15 and older are encouraged to join free of charge. Space is limited.
To register, call the library at 826-5857 or visit 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library offers Christmas Bow Making class

The Vancleave Public Library will host a free Christmas Bow Making class on Thursday, November 30, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the library.
The program is open to anyone wanting to learn how to make bows and ribbons for decorating.
Receive bow making tips and create special bows of your own. For those wanting to make bows, a five dollar materials fee is required.
Participants must register prior to the class by calling the library at 826-5857 or register at the library located at 12604 Highway 57. For more information about programs, visit the website at www.jgrls.org.

Quilting Club meet Mondays at Vancleave Library

The Vancleave Quilting Bees meet every Monday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the Vancleave Public Library.
Anyone interested in quilting or wanting to join the group are invited to attend. Participants age 14 and up are welcome and usually feature a special “how to” session each month throughout the year.
For more information, call the library at 826-5857 or visit 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library offers Christmas in a Jar Crafting

The Vancleave Public Library will host a free Christmas in a Jar Crafting Workshop on Thursday, December 7, beginning at 5 p.m.
Adults are invited to get in the holiday spirit with this free craft event. Decorate and fill jars for gifts, décor, and fun. Refreshments and supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Vancleave Public Library. This event is intended for ages 17 and up. Space is limited.
To register, call the library at 826-5857 or visit at 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library continues Chess Club and free lessons

Students interested in learning the game of Chess are invited to join the free Chess Club at the Vancleave Public Library on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon.
Free Chess lesson sessions from library volunteers will be available for all skill levels. Learn to play chess, improve your game, learn new strategies, and have some fun. Find out if you have what it takes to beat your friends in the ultimate game of strategy.
For more information, call the library at 228-826-5857 or visit them at 12604 Highway 57. For more information, call the library at 228-826-5857 or visit them at 12604 Highway 57.


 

 

 

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