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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 Friends host Gumbo Fund-raiser

The Friends of the East Central Public Library will host a Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Fund-raiser on Thursday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the library meeting room.
Anyone may purchase chicken & sausage gumbo by the pint for $5 or quart for $10. Pre-sale tickets will be available at local businesses and at the library. Gumbo will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 21.
Everyone is invited to taste the best chili in the community - hot and ready to serve. The Friends group also invites anyone to become a Friends member during this event. Memberships start at just $1 for students, $5 for individuals, and $10 for families.
Library Friends are civic minded citizens who know that any community becomes a better community when its libraries are improved. And they work for that improvement constantly and in many different ways. All proceeds will be used by the Friends of the East Central Public Library to fund special library projects.
Call the library at 228-588-6263 for more information.
The Library is located at 21801 Slider Road near the schools in Hurley.

AARP Tax prep help available at East Central Library

Anyone needing assistance with filling our tax forms will find help at the East Central Public Library each Wednesday now through April 10.
Volunteers from AARP Tax-Aide will help preparing taxes on a first come, first served basis in March and April. Volunteers will be available from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. each Wednesday. Trained and IRS-certified paperers will assist in tax forms and questions. All are encouraged to bring as much personal forms and information as possible. No appointments will be taken.
For more information, call the library at 588-6263 or visit at 21801 Slider Road near the schools.

East Central Library hosts Annual Princess Tea - rescheduled March 16

Girls ages three to ten are invited to attend the Annual Princess Tea at the East Central Public Library on Saturday, March 16, in the library starting at 10:00 a.m.
Parents should call 588-6263 to reserve a seat or sign up at the library. There is a limit of 20 participants.
Princess gowns are encouraged but not required. Library staff will provide a morning of fun, games, crafts, and food for all. Parents may bring a camera to record all the fun.
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 offer Needles in the Book Stacks Club

Anyone interested in fiber arts may join the new Needles in the Book Stacks club at the East Central Public Library. They will meet on the fourth Monday each month, at 4:30 p.m., in the meeting room.
The club will meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays every month, except for holidays. The new group is for those who love or want to learn how to knit, crochet, embroidery, cross-stitch, and anything else fiber arts related! Bring a project you’re working on, or bring supplies to start something new. Come share techniques, or pick up tips from experienced fiber crafters.
All ages and experience levels are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Refreshments 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 Americus Realm D&D group - 2nd Saturdays

Anyone interested in fantasy game play is invited to Americus Realm: a Dungeons & Dragons Club at the East Central Public Library on Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the meeting room. The Club will meet every second Saturday each month.
Learn a new game at your library and let imaginations soar. Dive deep into the realms of the unknown with Hurley’s first D&D Club. Become anyone in this new 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 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.
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.

KATHLEEN MCILWAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY OF GAUTIER

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Gautier Library event

The Gautier Public Library will host “Who Runs the World” in celebration of Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19, beginning at 6 p.m., in the meeting room.
Join others for a discussion of the life and work of author Alice Walker (The Color Purple) in celebration of Women’s History Month. All women, ages 17 and up, are invited to attend this free event intended to spark conversations to educate, enlighten and empower the women of our community.
Enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the Gautier Public Library.
Call the library for information at 228-497-4531 or to sign up.
The library is located at 2100 Library Lane next to the college campus.

Gautier Library offers March Movie Madness

The Gautier Public Library will host March Movie Madness for families during the month of March every Thursday at 6 p.m., in the meeting room beginning March 7. All movies are free.
Children may come in pajamas and bring a blanket. Light refreshments and a popcorn will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Bring folding chairs or blankets. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Call the library for more information - 228-497-4531. The library is located at 2100 Library Lane, next to the community college.

Computer Basics clinic offered at Gautier Library

The Gautier Public Library will offer Computer Basics for Adults on Saturday, March 16 and again Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m to 12 p.m., in the library computer area.
Take advantage of these free clinics at the library where computer novice users can get one-on-one basic computer and Internet skills training from community volunteers. Learn to complete online job applications, apply for government and medical benefits, sign up for e-mail or Facebook, or maybe learn to video chat with friends and family. Whatever computer help is needed, these free clinics will help.
Those attending should bring a laptop, tablet or use the public computers. Call the library for information 497-4531 or to sign up.
The library is located at 2100 Library Lane next to the college campus.

Gautier Library hosts Teen Kaffeeklatsch - March 25

The Gautier Public Library will offer Teen Kaffeeklatsch on the fourth Monday of the month. The next event will be on Monday, March 25, from 6 to 7 p.m.
Teens are invited to bring friends and chat over coffee and discuss topics of your choice. The definition of Kaffeeklatsch [German] is an informal social gathering at which coffee is served.Discussion topics may be given in ballot form at the service desk the day before the event. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Gautier Public Library.
For more information, call 497-4531. The Gautier Public Library is located at 2100 Library Lane, next to the community college.

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, 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.


 

 

 

 

LUCEDALE-GEORGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Lucedale Library to offer free Outdoor Photography class

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will offer a free Outdoor Photography class with local photographer Daniel Hartsfield on Saturday, March 16, beginning at 5 p.m., in the meeting room.
Those who attend will learn about the equipment associated with taking pictures, the principles behind good photography, and the technology of capturing images.
Daniel Hartsfield, an avid outdoor photographer, will present Outdoor Photography in the meeting room. He will discuss the equipment associated with photography and the art and science sides of it. His photos are scenic in nature from wildlife to lakes as he “is the art of photography”. If you are interested in learning, then join us for this free and informative class. A question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation.
Registration is suggested. Sign up by calling 601-947-2123 or visiting the library.
Daniel Hartsfield, an avid outdoor photographer, has had a passion for outdoor photography for over the last 30 years. Hartsfield has traveled from Alaska to the Florida Keys taking photos. Additionally, his journey has also taken him through Canada and around the Dominican Republic. He focuses on landscapes, mountains, and wildlife among other things. His website is danielhartsfield.com.
For more information, call 947-2123 or visit the library at 507 Oak Street across from City Park.

Lucedale Library offers monthly Lego Club event

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will offer an opportunity for families and friends to join the Lego Club on Monday, March 25, starting at 4 p.m.
This monthly family event is intended for ages 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by parent or adult. Build a different theme each month.
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.

Family movie scheduled at Lucedale Library

   The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host Family Movie Day to be held on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 12 p.m., in the library meeting room.
Patrons will enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library for this PG rated animated film about computer games. Bring the family and join the fun.
Call the library at 947-2123 for more information about library programs or visit us on Facebook. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

Lucedale Library to host All About Eggs Family event

   The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host All About Eggs; Facts and Things to Know on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 10 a.m., in the library meeting room.
This family friendly program will be presented by Ann Howard, MSU Extension Service/Chairwoman of Women and Agriculture. Along with interesting and educational facts, she will read a story of Millie’s Chicken by author Brenda Williams and do crafts as she describes the wonderful world of eggs.
Presented by the George County MSU Extension Service and Farm Bureau. Refreshments and all materials provided.
Ann Howard has been an office associate for fourteen years at the MSU Extension Service of George County. She is also the chairman of Women and Agriculture for George County for three years.
Call the library at 947-2123 for more information about library programs or visit us on Facebook. The library is located at 507 Oak St., across from City Park.

The Literacy Advocacy Group to meet at Lucedale Library

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host The Literacy Program with Reader’s Advocacy Group, on Friday, March 22, beginning at 1 p.m. and end at 3:45 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.
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.

Autism group schedules meeting at Lucedale Library

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host the South MS Special Needs Organization at the monthly Autism meeting on Tuesday, March 26, beginning at 4:30 p.m., in the library meeting room.
Everyone is invited to learn more about Autism and learn how the lives of those affected can be made better. Stop by and show support. This presentation is 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. 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.
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.
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.

INA THOMPSON MOSS POINT LIBRARY

Moss Point Library offers free Ballroom Dance lessons for adults

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host Dance, Dance, Dance ballroom and swing dance lessons on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. until noon. Lessons will also take place on March 16, 23, and 30.
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.

Moss Point Library offers March Adult Coloring event

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will host a March coloring event for adults on Tuesday, March 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the meeting room.
Join other adult coloring enthusiasts in a relaxing environment with Spring-themed images. All supplies will be provided or you may bring your own. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Moss Point Library. Call the library to reserve your seat.
The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown. Call 228-475-7462 for more information.

Moss Point Library hosts Game of Phones event

Get ready for some phone fun at the Ina Thompson Moss Point Library with Game of Phones on Monday, March 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
Take on challenges such as: Finding the best selfies, Taking photos of other players, Showing your worst or funniest texts, and more.
Game of Phones is a unique card game that brings smart phones to the event with challenges. One player picks a card and gets to judge that round while the others are required to complete the task that is written on the card, via their phones, of course.
This event is intended for ages 13 and up. You must have a smart phone (data charges may apply). Call the library for more information at 228-475-7462.
The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

Moss Point Library offers Coding for Cookies event

The Ina Thompson Moss Point Library will offer Coding for Cookies for students on Monday, March 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the meeting room.
Students ages eight and up will enjoy robotics, computers, and building. Building and inventing can be a fun and exciting experience. Be entertained by a variety of STEM programs to exercise problem solving skills through science, technology, engineering, and math. Children are encouraged to bring their curiosity.
Upon completion, each child will receive a certificate and a cookie. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Moss Point Library. Sign up today by calling 228-475-7462.
The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

Moss Point Library offers monthly Chess Club

Anyone wanting to learn about Chess is invited to a new Chess Club at the Ina Thompson Moss Point Library with free sessions every second Thursday of the month beginning March 14, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
The Club will meet every Thursday. Other ddates are April 11 and May 9. Learn the game of Chess that uses problem salving, memory, creativity and more. All player levels are invited from beginner to advanced. This group is intended for ages 12 and up.
The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown. Call 228-475-7462 for more information.

River City Quilters demonstrations offered at Moss Point Library

The public is invited to a free class with the River City Quilters every Thursday, from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the at the Ina Thompson Moss Point Library. The next session is on Thursday, February 21.
The River City Quilters are offering hands-on classes for Machine Quilting for teens and adults. The Quilters meet every month on Thursdays in the library meeting room. The group will offer hands-on sessions each first Saturday as well.
For more information, call Aileen Love at 228-475-0617.
The library is located at 4119 Bellview Street near downtown.

 

OCEAN SPRINGS MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

Family Movie Saturday offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a Family Movie Day on Saturday, March 16, starting at 1 p.m. in the meeting room.
The movie is the story of a bigfoot tribe village and contact with humans. this film is rated PG. 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 offers weekly Fiber Art classes in MARCH

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host free Fiber Arts classes for adults. Learn new techniques each week with instructor Maryanne Anthony. Classes for beginners to the advanced knitter will be offered. Sign up is required by calling the library at 228-875-1193.
On Friday, March 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., attend Many Ways to Cast-on and Bind-off.
Experienced knitters who want to try a different way to cast on and bind off for a new look should attend. Learn how to do a provisional, long tail, cable, and single cast-on as well as special bind-offs such as 3-needle, stretchy, i-cord and picot. Prerequisites are experience in regular cast-on and cast-off. Needed supplies: any size needles and appropriate yarn..
On Friday, March 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., attend practice class. Bring your fiber project and work on it while learning with others.
On Friday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., attend Crochet Basics or other class/TBA. Learning the basics – how to single, double and triple crochet. No prerequisites. Needed Supplies: For students new to crochet supplies will be provided.
On Friday, March 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., attend Knit Along a Service Project – Temperature Project. Patterns will be shared so students can knit temperature strips depicting daily temperatures in their hometown. Needed Supplies: Any size needles and yarn color chart to be provided (1 session).
On Friday, March 29, from 11:30 to 1 p.m., attend Needle Felting with Natural Fibers. Learn the fine art of needle felting with natural fibers. Holiday cookie cutters will be used as a guide in this fun activity. Join in the fun and learn a new skill! Needed Supplies: All supplies will be provided by instructor.
For more information, call the library. The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Ocean Springs Library offers Gardening; begins Seed Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will start a new service at a special presentation of Intro to Gardening for the public on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 1 p.m. in the meeting room.
Learn gardening basics and how to use the seed library to grow veggies, herbs and flowers. A new Ocean Springs Seed Library will be unveiled to the public at this event. Patrons may take a few seeds to take home to plant. Also, the library is accepting donations of unopened seed packages even if they are old.
Guest speaker will be Diana Schmied. She is a Jackson County Master Gardener and has lived and gardened in Ocean Springs for almost three years. Having moved here after 40 years of gardening in the Memphis, TN area, she was a member, board member, and President of the Germantown Community Garden. She is passionate about sharing knowledge and resources about how to grow one’s own food. Now, the Ocean Springs Seed Library, located in our library, will help make accessible free gardening resources for a broad segment of the population.
For more information, visit or call the library at 228-875-1193. The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Silver Screening dinner and movie offered at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library invites anyone fifty and older to a special “Silver Screening” dinner and movie on Wednesday, March 27, starting at 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
The library will host a dinner and a movie for seniors with a great new film featuring a popular current film. Space is limited and reservations are requested as dinner will be served. The Friends of the Ocean Springs Library will also offer memberships.
For more information, call 228-875-1193. The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Family History Search workshop at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a free Search for your Ancestors workshop on Saturday, March 23, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the library meeting room.
Volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will show attendees how to use the popular FamilySearch.org website to locate information about family history. They will also provide information about charts to record the information. One-on-one help will be available after the session.
Attendees are asked to bring as much information as possible on family with names, dates, birth certificates, military papers, and locations will be very helpful in research.
Registration is encouraged as seating is limited. Call the library at 875-1193.
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 in 2019 on Saturdays, March 2, and March 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.
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.

SINGING RIVER GENEALOGY-LOCAL HISTORY LIBRARY

Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society to host “Trip to Normandy” at March meeting

The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society will host “A Historic Trip to Normandy” on Tuesday, March 26, beginning at 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the Pascagoula Public Library.
Hear guest speaker, Allison Strength, PHS student, as she gives a talk on her JCHGS supported trip to Normandy. Allison was a winner of the National History Day contest and was given the opportunity to visit Normandy and learn about a World War II soldier from Jackson County, MS.
Come hear about Allison’s amazing adventure, and support our local students in their quest to learn about their heritage.
For information about the society, visit the website at http://www.jchgs-ms.org.
For information about genealogy, call the Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library at 769-3078 or visit 3214 Pascagoula Street near downtown.

PASCAGOULA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Pascagoula Library schedules Line Dancing Classes

The Pascagoula Public Library will host Line Dancing at the Library on Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Classes will also be held every Thursday of the month.
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.
Classes will be also be held on March 7, 14, 21, and 28, and April 4, 18, and 25.
The library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

Pascagoula Library hosts Bingo for adults

The Pascagoula Public Library will host Bingo for adults on Saturday, March 16, beginning at 2 p.m. in the meeting room.
Enjoy a rousing session of Bingo at the library and win prizes. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Everyone is welcome. Those under sixteen must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library for information 228-769-3060 and sign up for this free event.
The library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

Lego Club for families offered at Pascagoula Library on 3rd Thursdays each month

The Pascagoula Public Library will offer Legos at the Library on Thursday, March 28, beginning at 3 p.m. in the children’s department on the second floor.
Future dates are April 25 and May 23.
The monthly program is offered free to families and is suggested for students age 8 and up. Lego sets are provided to use at this event. 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 will host Homeschool Meet and Greet

The Pascagoula Public Library will host a Homeschool Meet and Greet for families and students on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the meeting room.
Anyone connected to homeschool and students may attend to meet other homeschoolers around the area. The library is ready to tell about all the free services and resources available. Talk about new programs and events the library should do or provide. Parents can discuss projects and more with other like-minded parents while students participate in activities. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
Call the library for information at 228-769-3060.
The library is located at 3214 Pascagoula Street.

 

 

ST. MARTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Free Legal Seminars offered at St. Martin Library in March and April

The St. Martin Public LIbrary will host a series of free Legal Seminars with the Seymour Law Firm on Thursdays in March and April, which begin at 10:30 a.m., each day in the meeting room.
Anyone with legal questions may sign up to attend these free seminars with Tina Seymour Demoran, with Seymour Law Firm, PLLC, along with other expert attorneys. Seymour Law Firm has over 50 years of experience in family medical, and regulatory issues.
Seminars scheduled are: Tuesday, March 12 - What Happens to My Rights as a Parent When My Child Turns 18? Get answers to legal questions; Tuesday, March 26 - Estate Planning and Trusts Explained. Protect your loved ones from months of court and probate; Tuesday, April 16 - Special Needs Trusts: Why, When, and How for parents of children with special needs; Tuesday, April 30 - Quiet Title – How Do Tax Sales Work?
Call 228-697-3476 to register or to receive more information.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

St. Martin Library to offer Free Bingo afternoons - March 21

Attend a special afternoon of free Bingo at the St. Martin Public Library on Thursday, March 21, at 2 p.m., in the meeting room.
Relax and have fun with others at Bingo. Adults 17 and older will enjoy bingo and be able to win prizes. Prizes and light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the St. Martin Public Library.
For more information, call the library at 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 Saturday, March 16, beginning at 10 a.m. in the meeting room.
Those interested may sign up for this free session and experience body in harmony with itself. The class will be led by Jerry Rivera in the meeting room. This class is intended for adults. 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.

Dr. Bachman to host Spring Gardening at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will host Dr. Gary Bachman for Spring Gardening, on Saturday, March 23, from 10 to 11: 30 a.m.
Get a garden ready for spring and early summer. Dr. Gary Bachman, Mississippi State University Extension/Research Professor of Ornamental Horticulture and and host of Southern Gardening Television and Radio, will discuss how to use containers to grow and care for your new flowers and plants for the spring.
Registration is required as seating is limited. Call the library for free ticket information at 228-392-3250.
Dr. Gary R. Bachman is the Research Professor for the MSU Extension office in Biloxi and host for Southern Gardening Television - 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.

St. Martin Library partners with Gulf Coast Stamp Club at Gulfplex 2019

The St. Martin Public Library will partner with the Gulf Coast Stamp Club at their annual Gulfplex Stamp Show on March 15 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the community center.
Join in the fun at Gulfplex 2019 with a celebration of notable women featured on US Stamps. Discover the excitement of stamp collecting as a hobby. Thousands of stamps will be on display. Admission is free.
Hear from guest speaker Maryann L. Graczyk, GCSC, discussing MS Gulf Coast Women of Achievement along with talks about women featured on US stamps.
This family friendly event includes a number of free mini-workshops including secret messages in stamps, a black light display, Boy Scouts workshop, and workshop for beginners.
In the Community Center.
The Gulf Coast Stamp Club hosts the Coast’s only stamp show catering to collectors of all philatelic materials. The show brings in dealers from the Southeast U.S., incorporates club member displays, and sponsors a show cover with special cancellations and cachet.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Meditation class offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will host Experience Meditation with Deepika Sahal on Saturday, March 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the meeting room.
Adults are invited to sign up for these free “awakening meditation” sessions. The ancient knowledge of Chakra balancing can lead to awareness and result in peace of mind, emotional well-being, stress reduction, and better concentration.
Enjoy meditation with others, sitting comfortably in chairs, or bring your mat. All sessions are free. Space is limited in the meeting room - sign up is required in advance.
For more information, call 228-392-3250. The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Building Bristlebots offered for students at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public LIbrary will host a STEM Bristlebots event for students on Tuesday, March 12, from 4 to 6 p.m., in the meeting room.
Children age 6 through 12 are invited to join us for Make Your Own Bristlebots. Bristlebots are simple to create and fun to play with. Assemble your own with all supplies provided. See which direction it will go! Challenge other friends. Call 228-392-3250 to register.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

St. Martin Library offers Ancestry.com basics class

The St. Martin Public Library will offer Ancestry Library Edition class for anyone interested in family history on Thursday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to noon in the meeting room.
Hear from Amanda Brooks, Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library manager/archivist, as she presents the details of using Ancestry.com Library Edition for family research.
The class will cover what materials are found through Ancestry; how to search collections; how to save the information you have found; how you can organize your family tree and much more. This will also be a hands-on class with one-on-one assistance. This session will be held in the computer area. Space is limited and a valid library card is needed for this program.
Call the library to sign up today - 228-392-3250. The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Coffee House Book Club offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will host a monthly Coffee House Book Club, every second Tuesday of the month, and will meet on March 12, at 2 p.m. in the meeting room.
Adults are invited to the meeting room for coffee and book discussions. Share what you’ve read and discuss stories with other readers. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the St. Martin Library. For more information, call 228-392-3250. The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

AARP Smart Driver Class offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public Library will host the new AARP Smart Driver Safety Workshop on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. This program offers revised materials and is open for drivers of any age.
To register or to receive more information, call 228-669-1313. There is a $15 registration fee for AARP members that cover materials. Non-members fee is $20 - check or money order. Registration is available the day of the workshop.
Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the St. Martin Library.
Other dates scheduled in 2019 are; April 27, May 25, July 27, September 28 and October 26.
The AARP Smart Driver Safety Program is a classroom refresher that can help older adults 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.
The new AARP Smart Driver Safety Program is the nation’s newest and largest refresher course for drivers age 55 and older that has helped millions of drivers remain safe on today’s roads. AARP has offered the course in the classroom for more than 25 years.
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 library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

Glass Gem Candle Holder craft offered at St. Martin Library

The St. Martin Public LIbrary will host a free D.I.Y. Glass Gem Candle Holder craft on Thursday, March 28, at 5:30, in the meeting room.
Adults are invited to learn how to make a glass gem candle holder at this D.I.Y. craft event. Using a glass container, glass beads and a candle, make a glowing decoration. This program is limited to the first 10 to register. Sign up is required by calling 392-3250.
Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. This event is intended for ages 17 and up.
The library is located at 15004 Lemoyne Boulevard next to the community center.

St. Martin Library to host WordPress Users Group - March 26

The St. Martin Public Library will host a new WordPress Users Group from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room on the fourth Tuesday each month.
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.




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
Veterans’ Day -- Monday, November 12, 2018
Fourth Thursday in November -- Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday/Saturday after Thanksgiving Day -- Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24 -- Christmas Eve
December 25 -- Christmas Day
December 31 -- New Year's Eve day

 

VANCLEAVE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Vancleave Library offers Unique Crochet Club class

The Vancleave Public Library will host Unique Crochet Club class on Monday, March 18 and on March 25, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the library meeting room.
Patrons will learn with instructor Teresa Busby as she teaches free basic classes for the beginning student. Learn the fundamentals and become empowered to crochet with confidence. This club is for those age 15 and over.
There is a $5 fee for supplies or you may bring your own. Supplies needed are yarn and a crochet hook. Registration is required as seating and supplies are limited.
For more information and to register, call the library at 228-826-5857 or visit 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library offers Spring Coloring event for adults

The Vancleave Public Library will offer Jump Into Spring adult coloring on Thursday, March 14, from 2 to 4 p.m.
The free coloring event will be offered in the meeting room. Adults will enjoy music, spring themed bookmarks and coloring pages. Relax, unwind and socialize with new friends and enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Vancleave Library. This is a come and go experience.
For more information, call 826-5857 or visit the library at 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library to host Essential Oils for Wellness

The Vancleave Public Library will host Essential Oils for Wellness program on Thursday, March 28, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the meeting room.
In this class, BritanySimoneaux, certified oils specialist, will share where and how to use essential oils to help create a fabulous life. She will instruct participants on where and how to apply oils on specific parts of the body to target deep emotional blockage. She will also demonstrate the ancient Chinese way of moving Chi (energy fields) using oils.
There is a $5 materials fee for the “make and take” sample. Those attending will learn how to choose and create a custom essential oil blend specific to you to take with you.
Space is limited. To register, call the library at 826-5857 or visit 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library to host children’s Fancy Nancy Party

The Vancleave Public Library will offer a time of fun and games at Fancy Nancy’s Splendiferous Toy Party on Saturday, March 16, beginning at 10 a.m., in the library meeting room.
Children ages six to ten are invited to put on their most ravishing ensembles, something fancy or amazing outfits, and bring a favorite toy to this extravaganza. Read a story, drink lemonade, have refreshments and most of all have fun. Parents are invited too. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Seating is limited - call 228-826-5857. For more information, visit the library at 12604 Highway 57.

Vancleave Library looking for Teen Advisory members

The Vancleave Public Library is currently looking for Teens to serve on a Teen Advisory Board at the library. Call the library for details - 228-826-5857. 
Teens, grades seven to twelve, are invited to join T.A.B. and claim ownership of what’s going on at the library. Help plan teen library events, create community services programs, book displays, write book reviews and more. The library wants to hear ideas to make the library better. 
For more information, call the library at 228-826-5857 or visit 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.

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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