East Central Events

East Central Public Library
21801 Slider Rd.
Moss Point, MS 39562
(228) 588-6263
Lynn Rainey, Branch Manager


📚 East Central Public Library – 2024 Summer Library Program 

Elementary Students • Mondays @ 2 PM
Registration starts May 28 • Programs begin June 3rd
All Programs are FREE

📅 Program Schedule:

June 3-6 – Pet Adventures
Friends of Jackson County Animal Shelter Pets
Read Books • Earn Prizes

June 10-13 – Storytelling is an Adventure
Featuring Deborah Adero Furgson “The Dancing Lady”

June 17-20 – Adventures at the Estuary
Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

June 24-27 – Mississippi Blues Adventure
Featuring Shannon “Bayou” Williford and Titus Gillard

Preschool Programs on Thursdays • 10 AM

Find us on Facebook @JacksonGeorgeLibrary and online at www.jGRLS.org

Join us for a summer full of fun and adventure! 🎉📖

Youth Summer Library Programs (Ages 6th grade – 12th grade) 

HURLEY, MS __ East Central Public Library is excited to announce the start of our Youth Summer Library Program for 6th to 12th graders. Adventure begins at your library, and we have some exciting events planned just for you!

Join us for a fun day of Nerf Gun Wars on June 3rd from 3-5 pm. Team up with your friends to become the champion and tackle exciting and fun challenges. May the best team win!

If you’re interested in learning how to play Dungeons and Dragons or how to build your own fantasy world, then our D&D Workshop is perfect for you. On June 10th, we will explore different ways to build a fantasy world, and on June 17th, we will create fantasy maps. Come and bring a friend! Who knows, you may find a group to run adventures with!

To beat the heat, we have Library Water Games on June 24th from 3-5 pm. Join us for a fun day of water guns, water balloons, and other games. Create a team with your friends to become the champion and tackle exciting and fun challenges. May the best team win!

We hope to see you at the East Central Public Library this summer!


Storytime at East Central Public Library

HURLEY, MS __Join us every Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the East Central Public Library for LEGO fun! This event is for ages 8 and up. Bring your friends!


LEGO Club at Your Library

HURLEY, MS __ Join the LEGO Club at East Central Public Library! Bring a friend and your imagination. Legos provided. Ages 8 & up. Occurs on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 4-5 pm.


Teatime with Ms. Tammy

HURLEY, MS __ The East Central Public Library is hosting a Teatime event on Wednesday, June 5th at 10 am. The event will occur at Creation and More Coffee Shop, 21413 MS-613, Moss Point, MS 39562. Ms. Tammy, a local tea enthusiast, will be present and share her knowledge with attendees. The event promises to be both invigorating and informative, and Ms. Tammy will offer samples of her favorite teas. Tea lovers are encouraged to join us for a quality time sipping tea and chatting with fellow attendees.


Create a Paper Wreath

HURLEY, MS __ Join Ms. Rebecca at the East Central Public Library on Tuesday, June 11 at 2 pm and learn how to create a beautiful paper wreath! Limited seating is available, so please call and reserve your seat today. All necessary supplies will be provided, and refreshments will be available courtesy of the Friends of the East Central Public Library. We hope to see you there!


Free Tuesday Matinee: “Charade” with Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn

HURLEY, MS __ The East Central Public Library is hosting a free matinee on Tuesday, June 18th at 2 pm. The featured movie is “Charade,” an exciting and romantic classic. The story follows Regina Lampert (played by Audrey Hepburn) as she falls in love with Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) while vacationing in the French Alps. However, upon returning home, she discovers that her husband has been murdered. Regina and Peter then find themselves being chased by her husband’s World War I cronies, Tex (James Coburn), Scobie (George Kennedy), and Gideon (Ned Glass), who are after the quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole behind enemy lines. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the East Central Library and refreshments will be provided.


Get Your Car Road Trip Ready!

HURLEY, MS __ Join the East Central Public Library on Thursday, June 27th at 4:30 pm to learn how to get your car road trip ready! Get all the information you need to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure this summer. The event will feature refreshments provided by the Friends of the East Central Public Library.

“The mission of the Jackson-George Regional Library System (JGRLS) is to provide high quality and relevant customer-oriented library and information services, collections of resources, and programming that serves to expand and enrich the lives of our citizens.”