Ocean Springs Events

Ocean Springs Municipal Library
525 Dewey Ave.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-1193
Jim Thompson, Branch Manager

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023
Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

📚 Ocean Springs Municipal Library Summer Programs! 🎉

Elementary Students • Tuesdays • 10 AM
Registration starts May 28 • Programs begin June 3rd

📍 Location:
Ocean Springs Municipal Library
525 Dewey Ave.
📞 228-875-1193
🌐 Visit www.JGRLS.org

Program Schedule:

June 3-6 – Pet Adventures with Friends of Jackson County Animal Shelter Pets
June 10-13 – Storytelling is an Adventure with Deborah Adero Furgson’s “The Dancing Lady”
June 17-20 – Adventures at the Estuary with Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
June 24-27 – Mississippi Blues Adventure with Shannon “Bayou” Williford and Titus Gillard
Preschool Programs •Wednesdays• 10 AM

All Programs are FREE!
Read books • Earn prizes

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

Join us for a summer full of fun and learning! 🌟📖



Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Charcuterie 101

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ Join us for a fun and informative day of food at the Mary C O’Keefe Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, June 4th at 5:30 PM. The event is sponsored by Lenny’s Grill and Subs, Spice Tea Merchants, and the Mississippi State University Extension. During the event, presenters from the MS State Extension Service will teach attendees about the art and history of charcuterie. You can register for the event by phone, at the library circulation desk, or on Facebook. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about charcuterie and have some delicious food!

2024 Vision -January

Drawing Club for Tweens and Teens

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __The Ocean Springs Municipal Library is hosting a Drawing Club for Tweens and Teens. The club will meet every other week from February 28th to April 24th, and then on specific dates between May and September. The meetings will take place from 4:15 to 6:15 pm.

The Drawing Club is a great opportunity for tweens and teens who want to learn how to draw, show off their art, help others learn, and make new friends! Some supplies will be provided, but you are more than welcome to bring your own. The specific dates for the club meetings are as follows:
– May 8th, May 22nd, June 5th, June 19th, July 3rd, July 17th, July 31st, August 14th, August 28th, September 11th. You can attend for the whole duration of the meeting or arrive later. Join us and let’s have fun together!

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Grill and Chill with Humana

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ The Ocean Springs Municipal Library is organizing a summer Bingo event on Saturday, June 8th, which Humana will sponsor. The event will start at 11:00 am and end at noon. You can enjoy some delicious burgers fresh off the grill and participate in a friendly competition with your community members to win exciting prizes. The Friends of the Ocean Springs Municipal Library and Humana will provide the prizes.

2024 Vision -January

Junior Mystery Club

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ If you’re a junior who loves to solve mysteries and think outside the box, Ocean Springs Municipal Library’s Junior Mystery Club might be perfect for you! The club meets every other Thursday from 5:00-6:00, and they have meetings scheduled throughout the year, including May 2nd, May 16th, May 30th, and many more. It sounds like a great opportunity to meet other kids who share your interests and have some fun solving mysteries together.

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

The Historic Journey of African American Quilters

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ The Ocean Springs Municipal Library, in collaboration with the Mary C O’Keefe Cultural Arts Center and Mississippi Humanities Council, invites you to an evening of storytelling on Juneteenth. Join us on Wednesday, June 19th at 5:30 PM to hear Diane Williams, a storyteller, author, and fiber artist, share the historic journey of African American quilters. She will discuss the evolution of African quilting through slavery, the Underground Railroad, and into the 21st century.

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Art Scavenger Hunt for Adults

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ Ocean Springs Municipal Library is organizing an art scavenger hunt for adults on Saturday, June 22nd at 10:00 AM throughout Ocean Springs. You can register for the event via phone, Facebook or by visiting the library circulation desk.

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Literary Adventure Walk

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ The Ocean Springs Municipal Library is organizing an Adult Summer Library Program called “Literary Adventure Walk” at the Fontainebleau Nature Trail, Mississippi Sandhill Crane National, Ocean Springs Middle School on Saturday, June 29th at 8:30 AM. The event offers an opportunity to experience “shinrin-yoku” or Japanese “forest bathing” by taking in the forest atmosphere. Marianne will lead an ecotherapy literary adventure walk, and you can reserve a spot by stopping by the library or calling 228-875-1193. The location of the event is Hanshaw Rd., just North of the Ocean Springs Middle School.

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Donut Storytime @ Simply Donuts

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ The Ocean Springs Municipal Library hosts a special storytime event at Simply Donuts on the last Thursday of every month from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. This event is open to children in kindergarten and younger, and those who attend will receive a free donut. The address of the event is 9005 Old Spanish Trail, Ocean Springs, MS, United States, Mississippi.

Preliminary Book Club Meeting

Memory Cafe for Seniors

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ The Ocean Springs Municipal Library has collaborated with the Ocean Springs Senior Center to organize a monthly Memory Cafe for seniors. The cafe will occur on the first Monday of each month at 9:30 AM, and attendees will meet at the Senior Center at 515 Washington Ave. During the cafe, participants will discuss various topics, including popular dates, events, and personal memories. To make the event more fun, a trivia round with prizes will be held at the end of each session.

T(w)een Drawing Program

Adult Watercolor Class

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __Ocean Springs Municipal Library is pleased to announce its upcoming adult program – Watercolor Class. This class will be held every second Monday at 10 AM. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you are welcome to join us for this monthly art class. Marianne, our experienced instructor, will teach a short lesson each month. In the rest of the class time, you can enjoy soft music, paint, and make new friends. If you are interested in this class, please call 228-875-1193 or visit the library to register. We look forward to seeing you there!

Puzzle Competition

All-Abilities Story Time

OCEAN SPRINGS_ Are you looking for a fun and engaging activity to participate in? Join us at Ocean Springs Municipal Library every third Monday at 10 for All Abilities Story Time! Our storytime is designed for adults who are differently abled but is open to all ages. You won’t want to miss out on the fun and engaging stories that we have lined up, paired with a sensory-filled craft. Our program is inclusive, so everyone is welcome to join us.

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Evening Book Club

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ Ocean Springs Municipal Library is holding an Evening Book Club. The next meeting is on March 26th, and it happens on every 4th Tuesday of the month. You are invited to join us at 5 PM to discuss the selected book of the month and socialize with new friends. This book club is perfect for those who are looking for fresh recommendations, engaging discussions, diverse opinions, and new connections. If you want to know which book has been chosen for the month, you can call 228-875-1193 or inquire at the front desk.

Fiber arts club Jan 13, 2023

Gaming Club

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS __ The Ocean Springs Municipal Library Gaming Club meets every third Saturday of the month from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The club features tabletop games, video game tournaments, card games, and more. You can bring your own games or use the ones provided. Snacks and drinks will be available, courtesy of the Friends of The Ocean Springs Municipal 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.”