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Library Week 2017

All week

Ripley           Information tables by local community organizations

Ripley           Information tables by local community organizations

Booneville      Hopi Kachina doll display

Chalybeate    Hummel and Matryushka (Russian nesting dolls) displays

Iuka               Quilts from the NeedleChasers’ Guild on display


Art exhibit featuring works by local artists

Ripley              Friends of Library giveaways

Walnut            Town of Walnut, genealogy and Mississippi Bicentennial  displays


Monday, April 10

All day            Booneville      Open House – punch & cookies

Friends of Library Bargain Book Sale

All day             Burnsville       Door prize drawings

All day              Iuka              Friends of Library Yard Sale and Bag Book Clearance

10:00 – 6:00     Baldwyn         Book to Movie Marathon

2:00                 Corinth          Meet the Librarian Open House

4:00                 Booneville      Microfilm machine demonstration

5:30                 Iuka              Author Merle Temple


Tuesday, April 11

All day             Burnsville   Canning and freezing demonstrations

All day             Walnut          Open House focusing on non-fiction & reference titles

10:00               Booneville      Spring Storytime with Easter craft

12:00 – 5:00    Blue Mtn.       Patron Appreciation Day with coffee & donuts

Friends of Library “Bag of Books” Book Sale

2:00                 Iuka             “Positive Parenting: Discipline” by Family Resource Center

5:30                Iuka              Make Your Own Natural Aromatic Bath Bombs

6:00                 Ripley           Tippah County Dulcimer Guild recital


Wednesday, April 12

All day               Ripley        Digital media assistance and demonstrations

Resume writing assistance

All day               Walnut       Open House focusing on computer services

All day             Burnsville   DIY laundry detergent & jewelry making demo

11:00 -1:00       Belmont     Patron Appreciation Day with refreshments

11:00 – 2:00      Tishomingo Patron Appreciation Day – coffee & cookies

4:30                  Iuka          “Meal Prep & Portion Control” by Emily Wadkins, Iuka                                                      Wellness Center


Thursday, April 13

All day             Burnsville    Basic computer tips and instruction on Internet searching

10:00               Booneville    Microfilm machine demonstration

10:00               Corinth        Pre-School Storytime & Make Your Own Book craft

12:00 – 5:00    Blue Mtn.      Friends of Library “Bag of Books” Book Sale

12:00               Ripley          Lunch and Learn with Tobacco Free Coalition

1:00                 Iuka            Shellie Zieglar, Talking Book Service Director, MLC

2:00                 Booneville    Presentation on genealogy materials

5:00 – 8:00       Baldwyn      “This Book Transformed My Life!!” – personal stories


Friday, April 14

All day             Burnsville    “Lives Transformed” – patrons telling their stories

All day             Walnut        Open House focusing on adult readers

9:00 – 2:00      Baldwyn     “Libraries Transformed” open house

10:00               Corinth       Classic Movie Reels for Kids – Disney clips using a 8mm                                                          film projector

2:00 – 4:00       Chalybeate  Open House

3:30                 Booneville   “What Quilting Means to Me” by Librarian Leigh Hood

3:30                 Iuka           Dulcimer Club recital


Saturday, April 15

10:00              Corinth         Easter Egg Hunt and craft

10:00              Iuka            Kids’ Wellness by 4H/Tishomingo Cty. Extension Office

10:00 – 11:30  Blue Mtn.     Reading at park during Easter Egg Hunt