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EAST CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY

East Central Library hosts Americus Realm Card Trading Club

Anyone interested in fantasy game play is invited to Americus Realm: Card Gaming and D&D Club at the East Central Public Library on Saturday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the meeting room.
Learn a new game at your library and let imaginations soar. Dive deep into the realms of the unknown with Hurley’s first Game Trading Card and D&D Club. Become anyone in this a fantasy realm and help defeat evil forces. New and experienced players welcome and is intended for players eighteen and up. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
To sign up, visit the library. For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

East Central Library offers Essential Oils 101

The East Central Public Library will offer Essential Oils 101: Oils for Everyday Life on Tuesday, September 25, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the library with instructor Britany Simoneaux.
Adults are invited to attend and learn about essential oils used in everyday life. Discover how to use pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils to safely and effectively achieve greater health and vitality.
Choose and create a custom essential oil blend specific to you to take home. There is a $5 materials fee for the “make and take” sample.
Space is limited. To register, call the library at 588-6263.
The Library is located at 21801 Slider Road near the schools in Hurley.

East Central Library to host Page-turning Book club every first Tuesday

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 “As the Page Turns” book club on the first Tuesday each month, beginning at 1 p.m.
Enjoy a new coffee bar, good company and good times. Share your opinions and discuss likes and dislikes of book titles. The Friends of the East Central Library will offer refreshments to the public.
For more information, call the library at 228-588-6263. The library is located at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

East Central Library to host Monday Movie Matinee

Patrons of all ages are invited to attend a free Monday Movie Matinee double feature at the East Central Public Library on Monday, September 24, beginning at noon, in the meeting room.
This film will feature an inspiring and unknown true story behind music group MercyMe’s, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. Refreshments and other snacks will be provided by the Friends of the East Central Library.
For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

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 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 Tuesday month. The next meeting is September 4, from 3:15 to 4:30 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.

Friends of the East Central Library announce meetings

The Friends of the East Central Public Library will meet every second Tuesday for the months of September and November.
Together, the Friends help support the library and provide fundraising for special projects. Annual projects include Summer Library Programs, Holiday Cooking Contest, and so many other events and projects.
Applications available at the library. Become a member of the Friends and support your library and community! Annual memberships are $5 per individual, $10 for Families, and $25 for Businesses.
For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit 21801 Slider Rd.

East Central Library offers Slider Walking Club

Adults interested are invited to join the Slider Walking Club on Tuesday and Thursday each week at the East Central Public Library. The club will begin at 11 a.m.
Walk Slider Road while listening to audio books on Playaways or use your own smart phone or digital device with Axis360, or rbDigital platforms. Download the apps for free from the library website and use a library card.
Come early to stretch before walking. Bottled water will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Bring headphones or purchase earbuds at the library service desk.
For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

KATHLEEN MCILWAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY OF GAUTIER

 

Teen Advisory Board meeting at Gautier Library

The Gautier Public Library is offering area teens to be part of the library serving on a new Teen Advisory Board and will meet Tuesday, September 25, beginning at 3:45 p.m., in the meeting room.
Right after school, bring a friend to the GA Teen Advisory Board meeting. Have a voice in the teen area of the library. Help the library by contributing ideas and help create new and exciting programs. Earn community service hours for participating in this fun library group each month.
To sign up or for more information, call the library at 497-4531.
The library is located at 2100 Library Lane, next to the college.

Gautier Library to host Lords and Ladies Ball for kids

The Gautier Public Library will host a Lords and Ladies Ball for children on Saturday, September 22, beginning at 2 p.m., in the meeting room
Children age eleven and under are cordially invited to attend the Lord’s and Ladies Ball. Come dressed in finest ball attire and dine on the fanciest refreshments provided by the Friends of the Gautier Public Library. Take a stroll down the red carpet and sit for a portrait on our royal Throne. Hear stories of royalty long, long ago and design your very own royal crown. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
To sign up, call the library at 497-4531. Seating is limited for this Royal event.
The library is located at 2100 Library Lane, next to the college.


 

 

 

 

LUCEDALE-GEORGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Literacy Advocacy program offered at Lucedale Library - Sept. 22

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host The Literacy Program with Reader’s Advocacy Group, on Saturday, September 22, beginning at 3 p.m.
Anyone interested is invited to attend. Guest speaker, Ida Davis and The Readers’ Advocacy Group, will discuss the importance of literacy. Hear how this group teaches those who want to learn to read or get better at reading.
The group will begin meeting every other week starting Saturday.
Ida Davis is a substitute teacher at the George County School District and has done so for seven years. Ida Davis is the president of The Readers’ Advocacy Group. She is dedicated to providing books for local causes: nursing homes, hospitals, shelters, and free libraries.
Mrs. Karena Broadhead started as a substitute teacher and became an assistant teacher. She is now a teacher at the Rocky Creek Elementary School and has been so for 13 years. She specializes in treatments for dyslexia. She has a Masters in Dyslexia Therapy.
For more information about library programs, find the library on Facebook. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Melon Patch Quilters offer basic class at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host How to Sew Basic Quilt Squares class on Monday, September 24, beginning at 9 a.m., in the library meeting room.
Anyone interested in attending will hear from instructors Carolyn King and Jennifer Walker, members of Melon Patch Quilt Guild, in the meeting room. Those who register will participate in a hands-on sewing class demonstrating the techniques of sewing basic squares. A supplies fee of $10 is required for the hands-on session along with a kit furnished for this class.
Jennifer Walker is a Licensed Practical Nurse and Owner of Rapha Lodge & Day Spa in Lucedale. Both are members of Melon Patch Quilt Guild.
Sign up is required by calling the library at 601-947-2123. Sewing Machines will be furnished by the George County MSU Extension Service for the first six people to sign up. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own sewing machines. This class is limited to 12 people. Anyone may attend to listen and watch.
Call the library at 947-2123 for more information or visit at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Stand Up for Autism group celebrates Local Heroes at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host Autism Support Group meeting to celebrate Local Heroes on Thursday, September 27, beginning at 4 p.m., in the library meeting room.
This special event is to give you a chance to meet your local Emergency Response Teams. Police, Fire, EMS and don’t forget teachers who protect our loved ones in school. Watch as they are taught how to handle situations involving Autism. Get to know them and help build trust between them and the Autistic community!
These presentations will be held in two sessions and open to all ages and will be held in the meeting room. Ms. McNelley will be discussing Autism: how to cope with Autism, different resources available, and much more. Learn what you need to help the ones you love.
Cindy McNelley is the President of the Board of Directors for the South Mississippi Special Needs Organization. She is a former Area Support Director and Chapter Leader with TEAAM Autism (2007 - 2014) serving individuals with all disabilities and their families. SNO sponsors several social events during the year such as the Annual Valentine’s Dance, Beautiful Me Pageant, and 3-Day Mini Camp which offers classes in Arts and Crafts, Theatre and Music, as well as the annual Halloween Party, www.southmssno.com. She has a granddaughter and a grandson on the Autism Spectrum. Her grandson was diagnosed at the age of nineteen with Asperger’s, her granddaughter was diagnosed at age three.
Call the library at 947-2123 for more information about library programs or visit on Facebook. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Health Department presents STD Facts at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale Health Department will present STDs and the Significance of These Diseases for adults at the Lucedale-George County Public Library on Thursday, September 27, beginning at 2 p.m., in the library meeting room.
Adults are invited to hear presenter Marian Cunningham, RN at Lucedale Health Department and County Coordinating Nurse for Stone and George County, as she speaks about STDs and the importance of knowing about these diseases. She will provide facts and information on these diseases. There will be a question and answer session at the end of the program.
Marian Cunningham graduated in England at Kings College London as a State Registered Nurse and, afterwards, as a State Certified Midwife. She has been an RN for 50 years this year. She is an RN at the Lucedale Health Department as well as the County Coordinating Nurse for Stone and George County.
Call the library at 947-2123 for more information or visit at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Extension Service presents seminar on Invasive Plants and Animals at Lucedale Library

The Lucedale/George County Public Library will host a free seminar on Invasive Plants, Weeds, and Animals, on Tuesday, October 2, at 6 p.m., in the meeting room.
The public is invited to hear from Heath Steede, Mississippi State Extension Service - George County, with a presentation on the many visitors that came and stayed; invasive plants, weeds and animals. Mr. Steede will talk a little bit about everything having to do with these invasive plants, weeds, and animals that have come to our area and have not left. Enjoy the discussion and a question and answer session at the end of the program.
Call the library at 947-2123 for more information or visit at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

 

INA THOMPSON MOSS POINT LIBRARY

Moss Point Library Friends to hold Book Sale and Yard Sale

The Friends of the Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host a Community Yard and Book Sale on Saturday, September 22, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Sale items include books from A to Z; choose from second-hand treasures from Z to A. Who knows what treasures may be found at this sale from neighbors and friends.
Call the library, 228-475-7462, to reserve a table to sell your treasures for just $10 due by September 20. Table set up begins at 7 a.m. No early birds, please. In case of rain, event will be held Saturday, September 29.
Support your library. 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, visit the library at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

Moss Point Library offers Gear Up for School crafts for teens

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will offer Gear Up for School, a series of craft sessions for teens, on Wednesdays in September. The first session will be on Wednesday, September 5, at 4 p.m.
Students ages 12 and up are invited each Wednesday to make fun projects fit for in a backpack. Every Wednesday in September, a new project will be created. Some supplies will be needed to complete projects.
Scheduled dates are:

September 19: Pencil Cup Creations (All items will be provided for the completion of this project.)
September 26: Ear Bud Case Creations (An empty “Ice- Breakers” mint case is needed to complete this project.)
Sign up at the library or call 475-7462. For more information, visit the Moss Point library at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

Moss Point Library hosts Trading Card Game Club

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host the Moss Point TCG Club on Tuesday, September 25, beginning at 5 p.m. in the meeting room.
The new Trading Card Club is open to all ages. Whether you want to trade, battle, or just hang out with friends, come on out. This club is for all Trading Card Games (RPG) and open to all skill levels, from beginner to expert. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Moss Point Library.
For more information, call the library at 475-7462. The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

Moss Point Library offers free Ballroom Dance lessons for adults on Saturdays

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host Dance, Dance, Dance ballroom and swing dance lessons on Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. until noon. Lessons will also take place on Saturday, September 15, 22 and 29.
Have a great time while learning ballroom and swing dance styles with Montrelle Ramey, dance instructor for the library. Adults 17 and up are invited to bring friends and join the fun. Sign up at the library or call 475-7462.
For more information, visit the library at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

OCEAN SPRINGS MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

Family Search classes offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Library has partnered with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to present a free workshop on Saturday, September 22, at 2 p.m., with FamilySearch.org. FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history.  With the assistance of members of the church, learn how to get to the website, create a profile, log in and search your family history.  Instructors will also be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance. 

Teens invited to Sci-Café Perfect Storm at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will offer OS Library Teen Café: The Perfect Storm for teens on Tuesday, September 25, starting at 5:30 p.m., in the teen area.
Teens are invited to the first OS Library Teen Sci-Cafe event of the school year. Learn about topical storms and hurricanes that can impact our gulf coast. Eric Jeansonne, WLOX meteorologist, will be join us to share his expertise.
Local teens are invited this month for a special meeting that showcases what the Teen Sci-Cafe is and what will be offered at meetings and events with local scientists. The club is part of the national Teen Science Café Network and is the first library in Mississippi to host a Cafe Club. This event is open to teens age 13 and up.
Refreshments will be served. Teens may reserve at seat by calling the library at 875-1193.
Find Sci-Cafe on Snapchat and Instagram @ osteenscicafe, #osteenscicafe.
The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Charcoal Drawing for Adults offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a beginning Charcoal Drawing workshop for adults on Saturday, September 29, beginning at 10 a.m., in the meeting room.
Back by popular demand, those interested can learn to draw using Charcoal with instructor Debra Baldinger. At this workshop, learn step by step how to draw common shapes and more. Supplies will be provided. This workshop is intended for ages 12 and older.
Register by calling 875-1193 - space is limited.
Debra was born in New York, NY. Her family moved to Baton Rouge when she was very young. Always interested in art, she began taking art classes in pencils, pastels, oils and watercolor from regional artists who were well known in Louisiana.
She has resided in New Orleans, Atlanta, Manhattan, Pensacola Beach, and for the last two years, Ocean Springs. She is a member of the Ocean Springs Art Association, Gulf Coast Art Association, Singing River Art Association, and the Pass Christian Art Association. This past September, she conducted a drawing workshop for the Stone County Arts Council.
For more information call the library at 875-1193 or visit 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 Saturday, September 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. The club will meet again on Thursday, September 20, starting at 4 p.m. and ending at 7 p.m.
Bring your friends, 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.
The Ocean Springs Municipal Library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Ocean Springs Library offers Fiber Art classes in September

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host free Fiber Arts classes for adults. Learn new techniques with instructor Maryanne Anthony for classes for beginners to the advanced knitter. Sign up is required by calling the library at 228-875-1193.
On Friday, September 7, at 11:30 a.m., Basic Knit Stitch will be offered. Knitting is a great stress reliever. Learn the basics of knitting and create a wonderful handmade gift for a friend or for yourself. Lots of free patterns and great ideas for other projects will be shared. No prerequisites. All Supplies Furnished. Just bring your willingness to learn.
On Friday, September 14, at 11:30 am to 1 pm: Basic Purl Stitch will be offered. The other stitch to learn in knitting is the purl stitch. Once mastered, knit and purl will allow you to create beautiful hand-made one-of-a kind pieces. In this class, you will have a lot of fun and learn a new skill that will allow you to create wonderful wearable art. Prerequisite: Mastery of knit stitch. All Supplies Furnished! Just bring your willingness to learn.
On Friday, September 21, at 11:30 am to 1 pm: Practice session is offered. Bring your fiber project and work on it while learning and chatting with other fiber lovers.
On Friday, September 28, at 11:30 am to1 pm: Correcting Knitting Mistakes will be offered. An intermediate class for the established knitter. Do not let frustrating stitching errors keep you from completing your project. Learn tips and techniques such as the Russian join to aid you with your knitting adventures in this informative class. Prerequisite: Mastery of knit and purl stitches. Needed Supplies: Any size needles and yarn. Feel free to bring problem projects to class.
For more information, call the library at 228-875-1193. The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

AARP Driving Class scheduled at Ocean Springs Library - Sept. 27

   Are you age fifty-five or older? You may be interested in the Ocean Springs Municipal Library’s AARP Smart Driver’s Course. The workshop will be held on Thursday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the library meeting room.
To register or to receive more information, call the library at 875-1193. There is a $15 registration fee for AARP members that cover materials. Non-AARP members fee is $20. Pre-registration is available the day before the workshop.
The newly revised safety program is a classroom refresher that can help anyone learn the effects of aging on driving and how to adjust driving techniques and qualify for an insurance discount. Auto insurance companies in most states provide a multiyear discount to AARP graduates. AARP members receive discounts on the AARP Motoring Plan from GE Motor Club.
Participants will learn how to: tune up driving skills and update knowledge of the rules of the road; learn about normal age-related physical changes, and how to adjust driving habits to allow for these changes; reduce traffic violations, crashes, and chances for injuries and; drive more safely. Participants may reduce their auto insurance rate by attending this AARP certified program.
The Ocean Springs Municipal Library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Ocean Springs Library offers Fiber Art classes in October

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host free Fiber Arts classes for adults. Learn new techniques with instructor Maryanne Anthony for classes for beginners to the advanced knitter. Sign up is required by calling the library at 228-875-1193.
On Friday, October 12, from 11:30 am to 1 pm: Pattern Stitches
An intermediate class for the established knitter. Bring eye-catching patterns and luxurious texture to your knitting. Learn the fundamentals of pattern stitches, how to use gauge and more about choosing needles and yarn for your projects. Prerequisite: Mastery of knit and purl stitches and casting on and off. Supplies needed: any size needles and appropriate yarn.
On Friday, October 19, from 11:30 am to 1 pm: Practice
Join in the fun! Bring your fiber project and work on it while learning and chatting with other fiber craft lovers.
On Friday, October 26, from 11:30 am to 1 pm: Carding & Spinning Fleece
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 and all supplies will be provided.
For more information, call the library at 228-875-1193. The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Movie Saturday offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a Movie Saturday on Saturday, September 15, starting at 2 p.m. in the meeting room.
The library will show a new film, Isle of Dogs, set in Japan and follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog. and is rated PG-13. 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.

SINGING RIVER GENEALOGY-LOCAL HISTORY LIBRARY

Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society to host author Randal Ladnier

The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society will host author Randal Ladnier for a book signing and discussion on Tuesday, September 25, beginning at 6 p.m., in the meeting room of the Pascagoula Public Library.
The monthly society meeting will feature author Randall Ladnier , a researcher of Gulf Coast families. He was born in Gulfport and holds degrees from USM. He has been researching Gulf Coast history for over 25 years.
His book, The Brides of La Balenine, showcases local history in January 1721, as several young women arrived in Biloxi on the ship, La Baleine. Many of those living on the Gulf Coast are descended from these women.
For information about the society, visit the website at http://www.jchgs-ms.org.
For information about genealogy research, call the Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library at 769-3078 or visit 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

PASCAGOULA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Pascagoula Library to host Journey Stories Poster exhibit

The Pascagoula Public Library will showcase a Smithsonian Poster Exhibit: Journey Stories beginning August 1 through September 30, in the library atrium. The exhibit will be open at 9 a.m. until closing each day.
To schedule a class visit or for more information, call the library at 228-769-3060.
For four centuries, movement, across short distances and far, has shaped America. Our nation’s history is a patchwork of many stories, woven over time from the voyages of people - voluntary and involuntary - who traveled to build new lives state-to-state, across the continent, and from around the world.
No matter the country of origin or reason for coming here, from our earliest days, Americans have been intensely mobile, and we still are. Travel over roads, rails, rivers, and trails and even the skies have shaped our cultural and economic landscape.
In many ways, our Journey Stories define us.
This seven-poster Smithsonian exhibit includes important chapters such as Western expansion and Native American displacement, African American migration from the Deep South, and important developments in transportation technology.
The library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Pascagoula Library to organize Teen Advisory Group

Teens in the Pascagoula area are invited to a meeting for a new Teen Advisory Group at the Pascagoula Public Library on Monday, September 24, starting at 4 p.m. in the meeting room.
Bring a friend and the first meeting of the Pascagoula Teen Advisory Group. Have a voice in the teen area of the library. Help the library by contributing ideas and help create new and exciting programs. Earn community service hours for participating in this fun library group each month. For more information, call the library at 228-769-3060, ext. 1241.
Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Pascagoula Library.
For more information, call the library at 769-3060 or visit 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Build a Cat Castle program offered at Pascagoula Library - Oct. 6

The Pascagoula Public Library will offer Build Your Cat A Castle craft program for families on October 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Join others and enjoy what is sure to be a great hands-on program. These fluffy companions require only the finest living space. Supplies to build your cat a fun castle will be supplied or bring your own. These spaces can also be used for other small pets customized to any pet. Children under eight must be accompanied by parent or adult
Sign up today at the front desk or call 228-769-3060.
The library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

Pascagoula Library to host Royal Tea Party - Sept. 22

The Pascagoula Public Library will host a Royal Tea Party on Saturday, September 22, beginning at 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
Bring a friend and enjoy fun activities; games, crafts, delightful treats and fun. Children age 4 to 10 are invited. Space is limited. Reservations are being taken, first come first served, by calling the library at 769-3060. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Pascagoula Library.
Children must be accompanied by parent, grandparent, or adult guardian.
For more information, call the library at 769-3060 or visit 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

Ballroom dance lessons offered at Pascagoula Public Library

The Pascagoula Public Library will host free Ballroom Dance lessons on Mondays in September, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The free classes will be held on September 10, 17 and 24, 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.
Sign up today at the front desk or call 769-3060.
The Library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

Pascagoula Library schedules Line Dancing Classes in September

The Pascagoula Public Library will host Line Dancing at the Library on Thursday, September 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Classes will also be held each Thursday in September.
All ages are invited to join Antoinette Morris 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

Dr. Gary Bachman to host Gardening program at St. Martin Library - Sept. 22

The St. Martin Public Library will host Dr. Gary Bachman for Fall Container Gardening, on Saturday, September 22, at 2:30 p.m.
Fall brings shorter days and cooler temperatures, but you don’t have to shut down your garden. Dr. Gary Bachman, MSU Extension/Research Professor of Ornamental Horticulture and and host of Southern Gardening Television and Radio will teach you how to use containers to grow and care for your fall vegetables.
Seating is limited, so please call the library to reserve a seat by calling 228-392-3250.
Dr. Gary R. Bachman is the Research Professor for the MSU Extension office in Biloxi. He is the Ornamental Horticulture host of Southern Gardening. Southern Gardening Television is a weekly television segment designed to air within Mississippi television newscasts. Segments are designed for persons interested in lawn and garden care. You can find Dr. Bachman on social media including Facebook @SouthernGardening.
This event is sponsored by the MSU Extension Service and the Friends of the St. Martin Public Library.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Women’s Health Forum offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will host a free Women’s Health Forum, on Monday, September 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the meeting room.
Women of all ages are invited to this free Women’s Health Forum. Hear from health professionals as they approach women’s health through different modalities of medicine. Presenters scheduled at this forum are: Liana Rodriguez, D.O.; Betty Sue O’Brian, Naturopath; Jackie Castro-Cooper, MPT; and Ophelia Abrahams, OT.
During the question and answer sessions, hear about common health issues. Get valuable insight and valuable information and bring a friend.
Registration is suggested by calling 228-392-3250. The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

St. Martin Library to host WordPress Users Group

The St. Martin Public Library will host a new WordPress Users Group on Tuesday, October 30, at 5 p.m.
Anyone interested may join our new users group led by area web professionals. Our group welcomes all experience levels from beginner to advanced. Join the local WordPress group with Sharon Eller, CSR Web Consulting.
WordPress is the world’s easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (CMS). WordPress is used by developers, small business owners, and individuals interested in learning how to communicate on the web. This group is free and open to the public.
Call the library to sign up today - 228-392-3250. The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Crochet for Beginners class offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public LIbrary will host a free Crochet class on Saturday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the meeting room.
Instructor Teresa Busby will offer more advanced classes for the average student. Learn the fundamentals, read patterns, and reduce your stress. Intended for those age fifteen and older.
Supplies are furnished or you may bring your own. (Supplies needed are yarn and a crochet hook.) Registration is required as seating and supplies are limited - call the library for more information. Seating is limited and sign up is required by calling 392-3250.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

St. Martin Library offers Craft Club meetings

Families and friends are invited to the St. Martin Public Library’s Craft Club on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 10 to 12 p.m., in the meeting room.
Join in the crafting fun. Bring a crafting project and meet other crafters. The group is led by Alicia Nance of Creative Crafts by Hand and is an open and unstructured meet-up club for those who need space to work and want to socialize, network, and learn from each other.
Meetings will be held every Tuesday and Friday, except for holidays, and is open to adults age 17 and up regardless of abilities. Bring tools, materials and supplies.
For more information, call 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 hosts Unique Crochet Club classes

The Vancleave Public Library will continue to offer Unique Crochet Club class on Monday, October 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Class will also be offered again on October 15, 22, and 29.
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 fifteen 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 Halloween Coloring event for adults

The Vancleave Public Library will host Fall and Halloween adult coloring on Friday, October 12, from 2 to 4 p.m.
The free event will be offered in the meeting room. Adults age 17 and up will enjoy music, fall and halloween themed bookmarks and coloring pages. Relax, unwind and socialize with new friends and enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Vancleave Library.
For more information, call 826-5857 or visit the library at 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library offers First Monday Book Club

There is a new book club at the Vancleave Public Library on the first Monday of each month. The First Monday Book Club will start at 2 p.m.
Meet up to discuss a chosen book from the group every 1st Monday of the month. Books are provided by the library system - no purchase required. Join in fun and lively discussions about really good books. This club is intended for adults age 17 and up.
Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Vancleave Public Library.
For more information, call the library at 228-826-5857 or visit them at 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library to host Homeschool Hangout Afternoons

The Vancleave Public Library will host a Homeschool Hangout Afternoon on Friday, October 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the library.
Connect with other homeschoolers and enjoy board games, movies, STEAM projects, crafts and whatever activities you would like to sample. Let us know what topics interest you, and our staff will plan engaging activities so that you can explore them. This event will be held monthly.
Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Vancleave Library.
Any parent that is involved with homeschooling is invited to attend these gatherings - adults and children of all ages. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Call to register and to request specific programming at 826-5857 or sign up at the library circulation desk.
For more information, visit the library at 12604 Highway 57, near the schools.

Vancleave Library to host After School Hangout for students

The Vancleave Public Library will host After School Hangout for students beginning Wednesday, September 12, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the library.
Connect with other students each Wednesday and enjoy board games, movies, STEAM projects, crafts and whatever activities you would like to sample. Let us know what topics interest you, and our staff will plan engaging activities so that you can explore them. This event will be held monthly.
Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Vancleave Library.
Any parent is invited to attend these gatherings and is intended for students age 11 to 17. Call to register and to request specific programming at 826-5857 or sign up at the library circulation desk.
For more information, visit the library at 12604 Highway 57, near the schools.

Vancleave Library hosts Unique Crochet Club classes

The Vancleave Public Library will continue to offer Unique Crochet Club class on Monday, September 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. Class will also be offered again on Tuesday, September 24.
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 fifteen 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.

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 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.

 

 

 

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