Kathleen McIlwain Public Library of Gautier
2100 Library Lane
Gautier, MS 39553
Ann Smith-Rushing, Branch Manager
Storytime with Mrs. Donna
GAUTIER, MS __ The Gautier Public Library hosts Storytime with Mrs. Donna every Thursday at 10 a.m. This event is open to preschool to kindergarten-aged children and includes music, crafts, and picture books. Come join us for a fun-filled morning!
Virtual Page Turners Book Club
GAUTIER, MS __ Join the Gautier Public Library’s Page Turners Book Club, which meets virtually on the 4th Monday of each month. You can find more information about the club by visiting @1pm on Facebook. To join the book club, simply scan the QR code provided and participate through live chat, live video, or by watching and commenting on your own time. Please note that this program is intended for adults. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discuss our book of the month with fellow book lovers!
Mother Goose Baby Playdate and Storytime!
GAUTIER, MS __ Come join us at the Gautier Public Library for our Mother Goose Baby Playdate and Storytime! This event takes place every 3rd Tuesday at 10:30 am and is perfect for babies and toddlers who want to explore new toys, learn songs, and make new friends. During circle time on our crawl carpet, little ones will have the opportunity to practice hand-eye coordination, language, social play, and motor skills. Older siblings are also welcome to participate. Please note that space is limited, so be sure to register by calling or visiting the library.
A True Crime Club: Long Island Serial Killer #20
GAUTIER, MS __ Join the Gautier Public Library’s True Crime Club on Thursday, February 08 at 5 pm for their 20th episode on the Long Island Serial Killer. The club is dedicated to exploring well-known true crime cases or criminals using various resources. To access the resource list, you can find it on the Gautier Friends of the Library Facebook page, in the library, scan the QR code, or request it via email. Please note that this program is exclusively for adults aged 18 and above.
Children’s Monthly Virtual S.T.E.A.M. Day
GAUTIER, MS __ The Gautier Public Library hosts a virtual monthly event called S.T.E.A.M., beginning January 4th for elementary-aged children. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics – all of which are combined to make learning fun! The event takes place on the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm and is now virtual on Facebook due to the current situation. The event provides S.T.E.A.M. experiments that are specially designed for children to learn and enjoy. You can pick up your S.T.E.A.M. kit at the Library Service Desk.
Meal & A Mystery
GAUTIER, MS __ The Gautier Public Library is hosting a “Meal & a Mystery” event on Friday, February 23. The dinner will start at 4:00 PM followed by a mystery game at 4:30 PM. If you love solving puzzles and mysteries, then this event is perfect for you. You will be dining at Azteca’s Restaurant & Cantina in Gautier while working with others to solve a mystery in a box. The box will contain clues, autopsy reports, witness statements, and everything you need to solve the mystery. This event is limited to 18+ individuals only. To attend, you need to sign up at the library, and the cost of the meal will be at your expense. Don’t miss out on this exciting experience!
Gautier Public Library Friends of the Library 4th Tuesday
GAUTIER, MS __ You are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Library, which takes place every 4th Tuesday at 9 am. The meeting is held at Founding Fathers Brunch Bakery. Join us to discuss fundraising, marketing the library, and provide feedback and suggestions on library programs and events. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Friends of the Gautier Library, it only costs $5 for an individual or $10 for a family. Becoming a member is a great way to support the library and stay informed about upcoming events.
Teen Advisory Group
GAUTIER, MS __Join the Gautier Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group every fourth Saturday at 1:00 pm! Students in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to attend these monthly meetings. You’ll enjoy food, fun, and receive volunteer hours. Come and be a part of the GPL Teen Advisory Group!