Saturday April 13, 2024 - Wednesday May 29, 2024
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Art with the Jacksons in the Library Gallery

Local artists Jean and Roscoe Jackson share their art with the community.  Paintings in a variety of styles highlight their work.  Check the library calendar for special events with the artists on May 9th and May 18th.  

CONTACT: Caroline Barnett  662-342-0102  cbarnett@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Local artists Jean and Roscoe Jackson share their art with the community.  Paintings in a variety of styles highlight their work.  Check the library calendar for special events with the artists on May 9th and May 18th.  

CONTACT:
  Caroline Barnett
  662.342.0102
   cbarnett@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Tuesday April 16, 2024

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY PLAYTIME, FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 0-2 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY PLAYTIME, FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 0-2 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Butterflies in the Garden

Welcoming Butterflies into your Garden

Presented by Reba Wright as part of the Desoto County Master Gardeners Spring Series

Please register by calling the library.  Come and bring a friend.

CONTACT: Rachel McIntosh  662-342-0102  rmcintosh@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Welcoming Butterflies into your Garden

Presented by Reba Wright as part of the Desoto County Master Gardeners Spring Series

Please register by calling the library.  Come and bring a friend.

CONTACT:
  Rachel McIntosh
  662.342.0102
   rmcintosh@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 

Join Ms. Sherry for a fun storytime and craft!

CONTACT: Sherry Jones  662-781-3664  walls@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Join Ms. Sherry for a fun storytime and craft!

CONTACT:
  Sherry Jones
  662.781.3664
   walls@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Walls Public Library

 

Children of all ages are invited to build with out LEGO block collections. No registration is required.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children of all ages are invited to build with out LEGO block collections. No registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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4:00 PM
Teen Shrinky Dinky Art

Draw any design you like on this special shrinking plastic film and we'll help you turn it into a fun keychain or jewelry! Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Draw any design you like on this special shrinking plastic film and we'll help you turn it into a fun keychain or jewelry! Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S AND RELATED DEMENTIA
GET THE FACTS AND LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 10 WARNING SIGNS, EARLY DETECTION, TREATMENTS, BRAIN HEALTH, AND MORE.
 
PRESENTED BY: BARBARA BOWDEN OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
 
CONTACT: Meridith Wulff  662-234-5751  mwulff@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library
GET THE FACTS AND LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 10 WARNING SIGNS, EARLY DETECTION, TREATMENTS, BRAIN HEALTH, AND MORE.
 
PRESENTED BY: BARBARA BOWDEN OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
 
CONTACT:
  Meridith Wulff
  662.234.5751
   mwulff@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Music & Storytime

Come to the library to hear stories and make music! It will be similar to a Storytime but has more of a focus on music.

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Come to the library to hear stories and make music! It will be similar to a Storytime but has more of a focus on music.

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Wednesday April 17, 2024

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10 am for a special storytime for children aged 0-24 months and their caregivers. We'll have a baby playtime afterwards!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10 am for a special storytime for children aged 0-24 months and their caregivers. We'll have a baby playtime afterwards!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Worms Storytime at Olive Branch City Park

Children age 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

In case of rain, storytime will be moved to the Library.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org

Children age 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

In case of rain, storytime will be moved to the Library.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Worms Storytime at Olive Branch Park

Children age 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

In case of rain, storytime will be moved to the Library.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org

Children age 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

In case of rain, storytime will be moved to the Library.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Bookworms Storytime at Olive Branch Park

Children 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime featuring fun stories, action verses, and songs.

In case of rain, storytime will be moved to the Library.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org

Children 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime featuring fun stories, action verses, and songs.

In case of rain, storytime will be moved to the Library.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Books & Brunch

Casual book talk with light brunch. Read what you like and let's talk about it!

CONTACT: Amanda Tutor  662-563-1038  atutor@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Casual book talk with light brunch. Read what you like and let's talk about it!

CONTACT:
  Amanda Tutor
  662.563.1038
   atutor@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday morning storytime! We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT: Alexus Howard  662-562-6791  ahoward@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday morning storytime! We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT:
  Alexus Howard
  662.562.6791
   ahoward@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Story Time with Ms. Kiara

Drop by the Como library and listen to a fun story told by Ms. Kiara. 

CONTACT: Kiara Lowe  662-526-5283  klowe@firstregional.org

Drop by the Como library and listen to a fun story told by Ms. Kiara. 

CONTACT:
  Kiara Lowe
  662.526.5283
   klowe@firstregional.org

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Adult Crafternoon

Join us for a fun afternoon of adult crafting! Patrons can choose a preprinted canvas to paint, all supplies are provided. See the front desk for sign up. 

CONTACT: Yalanda Priddy  662-781-3664  walls@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Join us for a fun afternoon of adult crafting! Patrons can choose a preprinted canvas to paint, all supplies are provided. See the front desk for sign up. 

CONTACT:
  Yalanda Priddy
  662.781.3664
   walls@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Walls Public Library

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Adult Crafternoon

Enjoy making a flowers in a lei necklace.  All materials are provided, no registration is required. 

Come and bring a friend or come and meet new friends!

CONTACT: Jennifer Sabo  662-342-0102  jsabo@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Enjoy making a flowers in a lei necklace.  All materials are provided, no registration is required. 

Come and bring a friend or come and meet new friends!

CONTACT:
  Jennifer Sabo
  662.342.0102
   jsabo@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 

Come create your very own dino skeleton with our foam dino bones!

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Come create your very own dino skeleton with our foam dino bones!

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Nintendo Switch Club (Ages 9-15)

Join us in playing games and challenging others in various Switch contests. Snacks will be provided. For information, call Beth at 662-895-5900.

CONTACT: Beth Shamley  662-895-5900  bshamley@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Join us in playing games and challenging others in various Switch contests. Snacks will be provided. For information, call Beth at 662-895-5900.

CONTACT:
  Beth Shamley
  662.895.5900
   bshamley@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 

A Time for Teens!

Join us and learn about Japanese poetry called Haiku.

Light refreshments!

 

 

 

 

CONTACT: Carson Culver  662-393-5654  carsonc@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

A Time for Teens!

Join us and learn about Japanese poetry called Haiku.

Light refreshments!

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Carson Culver
  662.393.5654
   carsonc@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday afternoon storytime!

We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT: Delaine Stoutenburgh  662-622-5573  dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday afternoon storytime!

We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT:
  Delaine Stoutenburgh
  662.622.5573
   dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr. Art Club

Break out the brushes, easels, and clay! In Jr Art Club we'll explore the basics of various art forms and use different mediums to make tons of cool art pieces along the way!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Break out the brushes, easels, and clay! In Jr Art Club we'll explore the basics of various art forms and use different mediums to make tons of cool art pieces along the way!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Thursday April 18, 2024

Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for our weekly storytime followed by a fun craft!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for our weekly storytime followed by a fun craft!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

Enjoy a fun interactive storytime with Ms. Carson.

Ages 0 to 5

 

 

CONTACT: Carson Culver  662-393-5654  carsonc@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Enjoy a fun interactive storytime with Ms. Carson.

Ages 0 to 5

 

 

CONTACT:
  Carson Culver
  662.393.5654
   carsonc@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Little Listeners Storytime

Get ready to hear fun stories, learn new songs, and dance around at Little Listeners Storytime with Miss Adeisa! 

Recommended for ages 4 and up!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Get ready to hear fun stories, learn new songs, and dance around at Little Listeners Storytime with Miss Adeisa! 

Recommended for ages 4 and up!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cooking with Salt-Free Blends

High blood pressure? One of the first steps in controlling high blood pressure is to reduce the extra sodium in your diet.

Come learn how to reduce your sodium intake! Please register. For information, call Jennifer at 662-895-5900.

CONTACT: Jennifer Sabo  662-895-5900  jsabo@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

High blood pressure? One of the first steps in controlling high blood pressure is to reduce the extra sodium in your diet.

Come learn how to reduce your sodium intake! Please register. For information, call Jennifer at 662-895-5900.

CONTACT:
  Jennifer Sabo
  662.895.5900
   jsabo@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Toddler TIme

Read, Sing, & Play every Thursday morning @ 11 am! Designed for babies & toddlers

CONTACT: Keonique Harris  662-563-1038  kharris@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Read, Sing, & Play every Thursday morning @ 11 am! Designed for babies & toddlers

CONTACT:
  Keonique Harris
  662.563.1038
   kharris@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Game Afternoon

Join us every Thursday afternoon when we play board games, eat freshly popped popcorn, and enjoy the company of adults of all ages.

CONTACT: Kevin McKinstry  662-895-5900  kmckinstry@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon when we play board games, eat freshly popped popcorn, and enjoy the company of adults of all ages.

CONTACT:
  Kevin McKinstry
  662.895.5900
   kmckinstry@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 

Celebrate Earth Day early with this fun Earth-themed craft!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Celebrate Earth Day early with this fun Earth-themed craft!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

Join Ms. Alexus in our bi-weekly Thursday Crafternoon! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday.

CONTACT: Alexus Howard  662-562-6791  ahoward@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

Join Ms. Alexus in our bi-weekly Thursday Crafternoon! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday.

CONTACT:
  Alexus Howard
  662.562.6791
   ahoward@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
American Sign Language Classes

American Sign Language Classes with Instructor Vera Edwards, every Thursday @ 4:00 pm from March 21st- May 2nd

CONTACT: Amanda Tutor  662-563-1038  atutor@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

American Sign Language Classes with Instructor Vera Edwards, every Thursday @ 4:00 pm from March 21st- May 2nd

CONTACT:
  Amanda Tutor
  662.563.1038
   atutor@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CHECK-IT-OUT ADULT BOOK CLUB

EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT AND WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO READ IS GUARANTEED TO VARY.

BRING YOUR LATEST READ AND SHARE WITH OTHER BOOK CLUB MEMBERS WHY YOU CHOSE IT. 

NO REQUIRED BOOKS TO READ

ADULT BOOK CLUB

CONTACT: Katherine Torres-Cruz  662-234-5751  ktorres-cruz@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT AND WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO READ IS GUARANTEED TO VARY.

BRING YOUR LATEST READ AND SHARE WITH OTHER BOOK CLUB MEMBERS WHY YOU CHOSE IT. 

NO REQUIRED BOOKS TO READ

ADULT BOOK CLUB

CONTACT:
  Katherine Torres-Cruz
  662.234.5751
   ktorres-cruz@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Art Club

Are you an aspiring artist? Are you a teen that's never held a paintbrush? No matter your skill level, teen art club is for you! We'll explore different styles and types of art and try our hand at creating some of our own original pieces!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-313-6913  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Are you an aspiring artist? Are you a teen that's never held a paintbrush? No matter your skill level, teen art club is for you! We'll explore different styles and types of art and try our hand at creating some of our own original pieces!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.313.6913
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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5:30 PM
LAW INFORMATION SERIES: POWERS OF ATTORNEY & ADVANCE HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVES

JOIN FRL LAW LIBRARIAN, BRITTANY BANE, AS SHE SHARES INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO GIVE DECISION MAKING POWERS TO A TRUSTED THIRD PARTY USING POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND ADVANCE HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVES, INCLUDING FORMS.

CONTACT: Meridith Wulff  662-234-5751  mwulff@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN FRL LAW LIBRARIAN, BRITTANY BANE, AS SHE SHARES INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO GIVE DECISION MAKING POWERS TO A TRUSTED THIRD PARTY USING POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND ADVANCE HEALTHCARE DIRECTIVES, INCLUDING FORMS.

CONTACT:
  Meridith Wulff
  662.234.5751
   mwulff@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Storytime

Children of all ages and caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime featuring fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children of all ages and caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "I Love the Library" storytime featuring fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Dungeons & Dragons

An opportunity for adults and teens who are interested in learning how to play or looking for a new group or place to play!

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

An opportunity for adults and teens who are interested in learning how to play or looking for a new group or place to play!

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Friday April 19, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wiggle Worms Storytime

Children 2 and 3 are invited to join Ms. Beth for "I Love the Library" storytime, which features many fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT: Beth Shamley  662-895-5900  bshamley@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children 2 and 3 are invited to join Ms. Beth for "I Love the Library" storytime, which features many fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT:
  Beth Shamley
  662.895.5900
   bshamley@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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10:30 AM
Mommy & Me (Mami y Yo)

Ms. Smally will provide educational activities and crafts for all children 0 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Light refreshments.

 

 

CONTACT: Marta Smally  662-393-5654  msmally@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Ms. Smally will provide educational activities and crafts for all children 0 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Light refreshments.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Marta Smally
  662.393.5654
   msmally@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY A CRAFT, FOR CHILDREN AGES 0-5 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY A CRAFT, FOR CHILDREN AGES 0-5 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 

Join us every 3rd Friday of the month for an hour of creative relaxation! Please register as supplies and space are limited. 

CONTACT: Kelsey Jones  6624294439  kjones@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us every 3rd Friday of the month for an hour of creative relaxation! Please register as supplies and space are limited. 

CONTACT:
  Kelsey Jones
  6624294439
   kjones@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Baby Storytime

You're never too young for storytime! Join us for a special time set aside for children ages 0-2 where we'll sing, play, and let parents get involved with fun baby bounces!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

You're never too young for storytime! Join us for a special time set aside for children ages 0-2 where we'll sing, play, and let parents get involved with fun baby bounces!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gardening:Insect and Disease Control

Join Matthew Thornton from MS State Extension Office and he will explain how to control insects and disease in your garden. 

CONTACT: Yalanda Priddy  662-781-3664  walls@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Join Matthew Thornton from MS State Extension Office and he will explain how to control insects and disease in your garden. 

CONTACT:
  Yalanda Priddy
  662.781.3664
   walls@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Saturday April 20, 2024
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Earth Day Celebration

Visit us at the Hernando Square for Earth Day fun and crafts.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT: Marta Smally  662-393-5654  msmally@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Visit us at the Hernando Square for Earth Day fun and crafts.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Marta Smally
  662.393.5654
   msmally@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 
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10:30 AM
Knit and Crochet sponsored by Friends of the Senatobia Library

From beginner to expert, gather together to show off your work and help each other learn. Meets the third Saturday of the month. Sponsored by Friends of the Senatobia Library.

CONTACT: Stephanie Menne  662-562-6791  smenne@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

From beginner to expert, gather together to show off your work and help each other learn. Meets the third Saturday of the month. Sponsored by Friends of the Senatobia Library.

CONTACT:
  Stephanie Menne
  662.562.6791
   smenne@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ukulele 101 for teens and adults

Want to learn how to play a musical instrument? Join us for a four week series for beginner musicians. Bring your own ukulele, or borrow one of ours. Music and reference guides will be provided. 

Attendance at all sessions is recommended.  Open to ages 12 to adult.

Class size is limited. Registration is required to participate.

Call 662-342-0102 to register.

 
CONTACT: Rachel Houska  662-342-0102  rhouska@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Want to learn how to play a musical instrument? Join us for a four week series for beginner musicians. Bring your own ukulele, or borrow one of ours. Music and reference guides will be provided. 

Attendance at all sessions is recommended.  Open to ages 12 to adult.

Class size is limited. Registration is required to participate.

Call 662-342-0102 to register.

 
CONTACT:
  Rachel Houska
  662.342.0102
   rhouska@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Monday April 22, 2024

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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3:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Community Garden Kickoff

Join our community garden team for planning, idea sharing, and program ideas. 

CONTACT: Amanda Tutor  662-563-1038  atutor@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Join our community garden team for planning, idea sharing, and program ideas. 

CONTACT:
  Amanda Tutor
  662.563.1038
   atutor@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Laptime Storytime

Join Ms. Beth for a fun storytime for infants and toddlers ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. This storytime includes playtime.

CONTACT: Beth Shamley  662-895-5900  bshamley@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Join Ms. Beth for a fun storytime for infants and toddlers ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. This storytime includes playtime.

CONTACT:
  Beth Shamley
  662.895.5900
   bshamley@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Baby Storytime with Ms. Shelby

Join us for a fun storytime for kids ages 0-24 months and their caregivers! This storytime includes a playtime afterwards.

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Join us for a fun storytime for kids ages 0-24 months and their caregivers! This storytime includes a playtime afterwards.

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 

Do you have diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes?

Join Mississippi State University Extension's Dining with Diabetes four-lesson series.

You will learn about diabetes self-care, healthy eating, portion control, and reducing your risk!

Space is limited. Please call the library to register.

CONTACT: Debra Gilbert  662-393-5654  dgilbert@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Do you have diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes?

Join Mississippi State University Extension's Dining with Diabetes four-lesson series.

You will learn about diabetes self-care, healthy eating, portion control, and reducing your risk!

Space is limited. Please call the library to register.

CONTACT:
  Debra Gilbert
  662.393.5654
   dgilbert@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Coldwater Book Club

Coldwater Book Club

Read any good books lately?

Come and share what you like and would recommend to others!

CONTACT: Delaine Stoutenburgh  662-622-5573  dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

Coldwater Book Club

Read any good books lately?

Come and share what you like and would recommend to others!

CONTACT:
  Delaine Stoutenburgh
  662.622.5573
   dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
POKEMON PLAYDATE

BRING YOUR POKEMON CARDS AND CHOOSE TO SWAP OR SIMPLY SHOW-OFF YOUR CARDS TO OTHER POKEMON ENTHUSIASTS. 

GRADES K-5

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

BRING YOUR POKEMON CARDS AND CHOOSE TO SWAP OR SIMPLY SHOW-OFF YOUR CARDS TO OTHER POKEMON ENTHUSIASTS. 

GRADES K-5

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

Tuesday April 23, 2024

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY PLAYTIME, FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 0-2 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY PLAYTIME, FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 0-2 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 

Join Ms. Sherry for a fun storytime and craft!

CONTACT: Sherry Jones  662-781-3664  walls@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Join Ms. Sherry for a fun storytime and craft!

CONTACT:
  Sherry Jones
  662.781.3664
   walls@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Walls Public Library

 

Join Alexus in our bi-weekly Teen Tuesday! Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday.

CONTACT: Alexus Howard  662-562-6791  ahoward@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

Join Alexus in our bi-weekly Teen Tuesday! Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday.

CONTACT:
  Alexus Howard
  662.562.6791
   ahoward@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 

Learn the basics of weaving with yarn on cardboard looms. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Learn the basics of weaving with yarn on cardboard looms. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Dixon Art for Teens

Join the Dixon's Teen Art Garden instructor for classes on everything from sketching to embossing. Free program for teens with all materials supplied. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Please Register!

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Join the Dixon's Teen Art Garden instructor for classes on everything from sketching to embossing. Free program for teens with all materials supplied. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Please Register!

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Music & Storytime

Come to the library to hear stories and make music! It will be similar to a Storytime but has more of a focus on music.

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Come to the library to hear stories and make music! It will be similar to a Storytime but has more of a focus on music.

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Wednesday April 24, 2024

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10 am for a special storytime for children aged 0-24 months and their caregivers. We'll have a baby playtime afterwards!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10 am for a special storytime for children aged 0-24 months and their caregivers. We'll have a baby playtime afterwards!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:00 AM
Master Gardeners: Beautiful Hydrangeas

Join the masters and learn more about gardening and more specifically, about gorgeous hydrangeas presented by master gardener, Georgette Etherton! 

CONTACT: Alexa Caillavet   662-429-4439  acaillavet@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join the masters and learn more about gardening and more specifically, about gorgeous hydrangeas presented by master gardener, Georgette Etherton! 

CONTACT:
  Alexa Caillavet 
  662.429.4439
   acaillavet@firstregional.org 

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Worms Storytime

Children age 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "What Shall I Wear?" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children age 3-5 are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "What Shall I Wear?" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
COMPUTER BASICS

LEARN COMPUTER BASICS WITH KAYLA! ***PLEASE REGISTER***

CONTACT: FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY  662-234-5751  OXF@FIRSTREGIONAL.ORG
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

LEARN COMPUTER BASICS WITH KAYLA! ***PLEASE REGISTER***

CONTACT:
  FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY
  662.234.5751
   OXF@FIRSTREGIONAL.ORG

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday morning storytime! We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT: Alexus Howard  662-562-6791  ahoward@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday morning storytime! We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT:
  Alexus Howard
  662.562.6791
   ahoward@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Story Time with Ms. Kiara

Drop by the Como library and listen to a fun story told by Ms. Kiara. 

CONTACT: Kiara Lowe  662-526-5283  klowe@firstregional.org

Drop by the Como library and listen to a fun story told by Ms. Kiara. 

CONTACT:
  Kiara Lowe
  662.526.5283
   klowe@firstregional.org

 
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Local Author Book Sale & Signing

Hugh Jackson will be our special guest at Book Worm Storytime! He will be selling and signing his new Dog Mania book.

The Friends of the Olive Branch Library sponsors this sale.

CONTACT: Suzanne Argo  662-895-5900  suzannea@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Hugh Jackson will be our special guest at Book Worm Storytime! He will be selling and signing his new Dog Mania book.

The Friends of the Olive Branch Library sponsors this sale.

CONTACT:
  Suzanne Argo
  662.895.5900
   suzannea@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 

Come create your very own dino skeleton with our foam dino bones!

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Come create your very own dino skeleton with our foam dino bones!

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Pokemon Trainers Club (Teens & Tweens)

Join us to talk about Pokemon! Bring your Switch with Pokemon games and trading cards to play with others. New and experienced

gamers are welcome! For information, call Beth at 662-895-5900.

CONTACT: Beth Shamley  662-895-5900  bshamley@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Join us to talk about Pokemon! Bring your Switch with Pokemon games and trading cards to play with others. New and experienced

gamers are welcome! For information, call Beth at 662-895-5900.

CONTACT:
  Beth Shamley
  662.895.5900
   bshamley@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday afternoon storytime!

We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT: Delaine Stoutenburgh  662-622-5573  dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday afternoon storytime!

We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT:
  Delaine Stoutenburgh
  662.622.5573
   dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr. Robotics Club

Come build a different robot with us each month using easy to assemble kits! After each build is complete we'll test them out in obstacle courses to see how well they'll fare!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Come build a different robot with us each month using easy to assemble kits! After each build is complete we'll test them out in obstacle courses to see how well they'll fare!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Nintendo Switch Day
Come by the Como library and play some fun games on the Nintendo Switch!
Come by the Como library and play some fun games on the Nintendo Switch!
Thursday April 25, 2024

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for our weekly storytime followed by a fun craft!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for our weekly storytime followed by a fun craft!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

Enjoy a fun interactive storytime with Ms. Carson.

Ages 0 to 5

 

 

CONTACT: Carson Culver  662-393-5654  carsonc@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Enjoy a fun interactive storytime with Ms. Carson.

Ages 0 to 5

 

 

CONTACT:
  Carson Culver
  662.393.5654
   carsonc@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Little Listeners Storytime

Get ready to hear fun stories, learn new songs, and dance around at Little Listeners Storytime with Miss Adeisa! 

Recommended for ages 4 and up!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Get ready to hear fun stories, learn new songs, and dance around at Little Listeners Storytime with Miss Adeisa! 

Recommended for ages 4 and up!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Toddler TIme

Read, Sing, & Play every Thursday morning @ 11 am! Designed for babies & toddlers

CONTACT: Keonique Harris  662-563-1038  kharris@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Read, Sing, & Play every Thursday morning @ 11 am! Designed for babies & toddlers

CONTACT:
  Keonique Harris
  662.563.1038
   kharris@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Game Afternoon

Join us every Thursday afternoon when we play board games, eat freshly popped popcorn, and enjoy the company of adults of all ages.

CONTACT: Kevin McKinstry  662-895-5900  kmckinstry@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon when we play board games, eat freshly popped popcorn, and enjoy the company of adults of all ages.

CONTACT:
  Kevin McKinstry
  662.895.5900
   kmckinstry@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
D.I.Y. Faux Stained Glass Bookmarks

Come to the Como library and create your own Faux Stained Glass Bookmark. *Adults*

CONTACT: Jessica Brewer  662-526-5283  jbrewer@firstregional.org

Come to the Como library and create your own Faux Stained Glass Bookmark. *Adults*

CONTACT:
  Jessica Brewer
  662.526.5283
   jbrewer@firstregional.org

 
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4:00 PM
Caterpillar-to-Butterfly Craft

Create a caterpillar friend and watch as it becomes a butterfly! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Create a caterpillar friend and watch as it becomes a butterfly! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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4:00 PM
Teens Arts and Crafts Day

A special time for teens to enjoy the library and create fun art. 

 

 

CONTACT: Marta Smally  662-393-5654  msmally@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

A special time for teens to enjoy the library and create fun art. 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Marta Smally
  662.393.5654
   msmally@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
American Sign Language Classes

American Sign Language Classes with Instructor Vera Edwards, every Thursday @ 4:00 pm from March 21st- May 2nd

CONTACT: Amanda Tutor  662-563-1038  atutor@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

American Sign Language Classes with Instructor Vera Edwards, every Thursday @ 4:00 pm from March 21st- May 2nd

CONTACT:
  Amanda Tutor
  662.563.1038
   atutor@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 

Join Ms. Sherry and build with Lego. All ages are welcome, all Lego provided. 

CONTACT: Sherry Jones  662-781-3664  walls@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Join Ms. Sherry and build with Lego. All ages are welcome, all Lego provided. 

CONTACT:
  Sherry Jones
  662.781.3664
   walls@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Walls Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Library Council

Do you have ideas for programs you want to see or want to help with preparation of activities? Join the Teen Library Council (TLC) and make your voice heard!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Do you have ideas for programs you want to see or want to help with preparation of activities? Join the Teen Library Council (TLC) and make your voice heard!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
SQUARE FOOT GARDENING
LEARN FROM THE OXFORD COMMUNITY GARDEN HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR GARDEN SPACE.
 
CONTACT: Meridith Wulff  662-234-5751  mwulff@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library
LEARN FROM THE OXFORD COMMUNITY GARDEN HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR GARDEN SPACE.
 
CONTACT:
  Meridith Wulff
  662.234.5751
   mwulff@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Storytime

Children of all ages and caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "What Shall I Wear?" storytime featuring fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children of all ages and caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Teresa for "What Shall I Wear?" storytime featuring fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Friday April 26, 2024

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wiggle Worms Storytime

Children 2 and 3 are invited to join Ms. Beth for "What Shall I Wear?" storytime, which features many fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT: Beth Shamley  662-895-5900  bshamley@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children 2 and 3 are invited to join Ms. Beth for "What Shall I Wear?" storytime, which features many fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT:
  Beth Shamley
  662.895.5900
   bshamley@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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10:30 AM
Mommy & Me (Mami y Yo)

Ms. Smally will provide educational activities and crafts for all children 0 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Light refreshments.

 

 

CONTACT: Marta Smally  662-393-5654  msmally@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Ms. Smally will provide educational activities and crafts for all children 0 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Light refreshments.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Marta Smally
  662.393.5654
   msmally@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY A CRAFT, FOR CHILDREN AGES 0-5 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY A CRAFT, FOR CHILDREN AGES 0-5 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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11:00 AM
Coffee & Conversation

Come join us every 4th Friday for a relaxing break to discuss local events, news, and all things Hernando! Coffee, tea, and snacks are provided.

CONTACT: Kelsey Jones  6624294439  kjones@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Come join us every 4th Friday for a relaxing break to discuss local events, news, and all things Hernando! Coffee, tea, and snacks are provided.

CONTACT:
  Kelsey Jones
  6624294439
   kjones@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Baby Storytime

You're never too young for storytime! Join us for a special time set aside for children ages 0-2 where we'll sing, play, and let parents get involved with fun baby bounces!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

You're never too young for storytime! Join us for a special time set aside for children ages 0-2 where we'll sing, play, and let parents get involved with fun baby bounces!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Nintendo Friday

Teens! Meet in the Teen Lounge to create custom Nintendo art for the Lounge, Switch challenge, snacks, and more! Tell a friend, bring a friend

CONTACT: Keonique Harris  662-563-1038  kharris@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Teens! Meet in the Teen Lounge to create custom Nintendo art for the Lounge, Switch challenge, snacks, and more! Tell a friend, bring a friend

CONTACT:
  Keonique Harris
  662.563.1038
   kharris@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Saturday April 27, 2024

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

For the week of April 22nd, join us for a spring-themed scavenger hunt around the Hernando Library! Ask for a scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk to particpate. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ukulele 101 for teens and adults

Want to learn how to play a musical instrument? Join us for a four week series for beginner musicians. Bring your own ukulele, or borrow one of ours. Music and reference guides will be provided. 

Attendance at all sessions is recommended.  Open to ages 12 to adult.

Class size is limited. Registration is required to participate.

Call 662-342-0102 to register.

 
CONTACT: Rachel Houska  662-342-0102  rhouska@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Want to learn how to play a musical instrument? Join us for a four week series for beginner musicians. Bring your own ukulele, or borrow one of ours. Music and reference guides will be provided. 

Attendance at all sessions is recommended.  Open to ages 12 to adult.

Class size is limited. Registration is required to participate.

Call 662-342-0102 to register.

 
CONTACT:
  Rachel Houska
  662.342.0102
   rhouska@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Monday April 29, 2024
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Laptime Storytime

Join Ms. Beth for a fun storytime for infants and toddlers ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. This storytime includes playtime.

CONTACT: Beth Shamley  662-895-5900  bshamley@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Join Ms. Beth for a fun storytime for infants and toddlers ages 0-24 months and their caregivers. This storytime includes playtime.

CONTACT:
  Beth Shamley
  662.895.5900
   bshamley@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Baby Storytime with Ms. Shelby

Join us for a fun storytime for kids ages 0-24 months and their caregivers! This storytime includes a playtime afterwards.

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Join us for a fun storytime for kids ages 0-24 months and their caregivers! This storytime includes a playtime afterwards.

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ONE ON ONE COMPUTER CLASS

15 MINUTE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE.

***PLEASE REGISTER FOR APPOINTMENTS***

CONTACT: FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY  662-234-5751  OXF@FIRSTREGIONAL.ORG
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

15 MINUTE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE.

***PLEASE REGISTER FOR APPOINTMENTS***

CONTACT:
  FIRST REGIONAL LIBRARY
  662.234.5751
   OXF@FIRSTREGIONAL.ORG

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 

Do you have diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes?

Join Mississippi State University Extension's Dining with Diabetes four-lesson series.

You will learn about diabetes self-care, healthy eating, portion control, and reducing your risk!

Space is limited. Please call the library to register.

CONTACT: Debra Gilbert  662-393-5654  dgilbert@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Do you have diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes?

Join Mississippi State University Extension's Dining with Diabetes four-lesson series.

You will learn about diabetes self-care, healthy eating, portion control, and reducing your risk!

Space is limited. Please call the library to register.

CONTACT:
  Debra Gilbert
  662.393.5654
   dgilbert@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Tuesday April 30, 2024

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY PLAYTIME, FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 0-2 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY PLAYTIME, FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS 0-2 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 

Join Ms. Sherry for a fun storytime and craft!

CONTACT: Sherry Jones  662-781-3664  walls@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Walls Public Library

Join Ms. Sherry for a fun storytime and craft!

CONTACT:
  Sherry Jones
  662.781.3664
   walls@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Walls Public Library

 
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4:00 PM
Teen Book Page Flowers

Use old books to create beautiful flowers to decorate your room and bookshelves! Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  6624294439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Use old books to create beautiful flowers to decorate your room and bookshelves! Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  6624294439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Music & Storytime

Come to the library to hear stories and make music! It will be similar to a Storytime but has more of a focus on music.

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Come to the library to hear stories and make music! It will be similar to a Storytime but has more of a focus on music.

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Wednesday May 1, 2024 - Sunday May 12, 2024
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Spring Book Sale May 1- May 12

Sponsored by the Friends of the Olive Branch Library

CONTACT: Suzanne Argo  662-895-5900  suzannea@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Sponsored by the Friends of the Olive Branch Library

CONTACT:
  Suzanne Argo
  662.895.5900
   suzannea@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Wednesday May 1, 2024

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10 am for a special storytime for children aged 0-24 months and their caregivers. We'll have a baby playtime afterwards!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  662-429-4439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10 am for a special storytime for children aged 0-24 months and their caregivers. We'll have a baby playtime afterwards!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  662.429.4439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Worms Storytime

Children aged 3-5 are invited to join Ms. Teresa for "Going to the Zoo" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT: Teresa Spiers  662-895-5900  tspiers@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

Children aged 3-5 are invited to join Ms. Teresa for "Going to the Zoo" storytime, which features fun stories, action verses, and songs.

CONTACT:
  Teresa Spiers
  662.895.5900
   tspiers@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Olive Branch Public Library

 

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday morning storytime! We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT: Alexus Howard  662-562-6791  ahoward@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday morning storytime! We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT:
  Alexus Howard
  662.562.6791
   ahoward@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 

A fun story and activity time for toddlers.

Join Ms. Smally as she inspires your toddler with stories, puppets, music instuments and more. 

CONTACT: Marta Smally  662-393-5654  msmally@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

A fun story and activity time for toddlers.

Join Ms. Smally as she inspires your toddler with stories, puppets, music instuments and more. 

CONTACT:
  Marta Smally
  662.393.5654
   msmally@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 

Come create your very own dino skeleton with our foam dino bones!

CONTACT: Shelby Rosa  662-342-0102  srosa@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Come create your very own dino skeleton with our foam dino bones!

CONTACT:
  Shelby Rosa
  662.342.0102
   srosa@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday afternoon storytime!

We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT: Delaine Stoutenburgh  662-622-5573  dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

Storytime with Ms. Alexus

Come in and join Ms. Alexus for our Wednesday afternoon storytime!

We'll read books, learn some fun rhymes, and even sing songs!

CONTACT:
  Delaine Stoutenburgh
  662.622.5573
   dstoutenburgh@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Coldwater Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Jr. Gardening Club

Break out the plant pots and soil! In Jr. Gardening we're going to learn the basics of plant care as we explore different types of plants and create a miniature garden! 

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Break out the plant pots and soil! In Jr. Gardening we're going to learn the basics of plant care as we explore different types of plants and create a miniature garden! 

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Thursday May 2, 2024

Fun interactive storytime with Ms. Carson. 

Ages 0 to 5

CONTACT: Carson Culver  662-393-5654  carsonc@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Fun interactive storytime with Ms. Carson. 

Ages 0 to 5

CONTACT:
  Carson Culver
  662.393.5654
   carsonc@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 

Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for our weekly storytime followed by a fun craft!

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  662-429-4439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for our weekly storytime followed by a fun craft!

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  662.429.4439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Little Listeners Storytime

Get ready to hear fun stories, learn new songs, and dance around at Little Listeners Storytime with Miss Adeisa! 

Recommended for ages 4 and up!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Get ready to hear fun stories, learn new songs, and dance around at Little Listeners Storytime with Miss Adeisa! 

Recommended for ages 4 and up!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Let's Eat Healthy

Join Lara Angel, Desoto County Extension Agent, to learn some quick and easy meals that can be prepared in an air fryer.

Please call to register.

 

CONTACT: Rachel McIntosh  662-342-0102  rmcintosh@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Join Lara Angel, Desoto County Extension Agent, to learn some quick and easy meals that can be prepared in an air fryer.

Please call to register.

 

CONTACT:
  Rachel McIntosh
  662.342.0102
   rmcintosh@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Toddler TIme

Read, Sing, & Play! Storytime for babies & toddlers every Thursday @ 11:00 am

CONTACT: Keonique Harris  662-563-1038  kharris@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

Read, Sing, & Play! Storytime for babies & toddlers every Thursday @ 11:00 am

CONTACT:
  Keonique Harris
  662.563.1038
   kharris@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 

Mother's Day is coming up, so share the love with your favorite mother figures with this cute paper-flower bouquet. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: Megan Lindsay  662-429-4439  mlindsay@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Mother's Day is coming up, so share the love with your favorite mother figures with this cute paper-flower bouquet. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  Megan Lindsay
  662.429.4439
   mlindsay@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 

Join Ms. Alexus in our bi-weekly Thursday Crafternoon! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday.

CONTACT: Alexus Howard  662-562-6791  ahoward@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

Join Ms. Alexus in our bi-weekly Thursday Crafternoon! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday.

CONTACT:
  Alexus Howard
  662.562.6791
   ahoward@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Senatobia Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
American Sign Language Classes

American Sign Language Classes with Instructor Vera Edwards, every Thursday @ 4:00 pm from March 21st- May 2nd

CONTACT: Amanda Tutor  662-563-1038  atutor@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

American Sign Language Classes with Instructor Vera Edwards, every Thursday @ 4:00 pm from March 21st- May 2nd

CONTACT:
  Amanda Tutor
  662.563.1038
   atutor@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Batesville Public Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Teen Video Gaming Club

Come show off your skills in our Teen Video Gaming Club! We'll play everything from racing games, to platformers, to our favorite cozy games! 

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Come show off your skills in our Teen Video Gaming Club! We'll play everything from racing games, to platformers, to our favorite cozy games! 

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yes and ? Improv Game Night

Join us for a night of improvisation games.  Participants ages 6 & up are encouraged to attend. Maybe you'll take on the role of a flower salesman, or maybe you'll be a frustrated customer looking for a pound of ground beef at the local flower shop, the possibilities are endless.  Have fun using your imagination!

CONTACT: Rachel Houska  662-342-0102  rhouska@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Join us for a night of improvisation games.  Participants ages 6 & up are encouraged to attend. Maybe you'll take on the role of a flower salesman, or maybe you'll be a frustrated customer looking for a pound of ground beef at the local flower shop, the possibilities are endless.  Have fun using your imagination!

CONTACT:
  Rachel Houska
  662.342.0102
   rhouska@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Southaven Public Library

Friday May 3, 2024
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Friday Book Club

Join us every 1st Friday of the month to discuss any book you've read recently or not-so recently! 

CONTACT: Debbie Hauser  662-429-4439  dhauser@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

Join us every 1st Friday of the month to discuss any book you've read recently or not-so recently! 

CONTACT:
  Debbie Hauser
  662.429.4439
   dhauser@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Hernando Public Library

 
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10:30 AM
Mommy & Me (Mami y Yo)

Educational activities and crafts for all children 0 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Please contact Marta Smally for details.

Light Refreshments 

CONTACT: Marta Smally  662-393-5654  msmally@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

Educational activities and crafts for all children 0 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Please contact Marta Smally for details.

Light Refreshments 

CONTACT:
  Marta Smally
  662.393.5654
   msmally@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Horn Lake Public Library

 

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY A CRAFT, FOR CHILDREN AGES 0-5 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT: Kiyana Thompson  662-234-5751  kthompson@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

JOIN US FOR STORYTIME, FOLLOWED BY A CRAFT, FOR CHILDREN AGES 0-5 YEARS AND THEIR CAREGIVER.

CONTACT:
  Kiyana Thompson
  662.234.5751
   kthompson@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Craft: Paper Bumblebees

Come turn a sheet of paper into a buzzy bumblebee! All materials will be provided!

CONTACT: Adeisa Cooper  662-363-2162  acooper@firstregional.org
LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Come turn a sheet of paper into a buzzy bumblebee! All materials will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Adeisa Cooper
  662.363.2162
   acooper@firstregional.org

LOCATION: Tunica Public Library

Saturday May 4, 2024
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7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends of Horn Lake Library Sidewalk Sale

New and gently used home decor, furniture, books, puzzles, toys, shoes, clothing, and so much more!

All proceeds benefit the Horn Lake Library.

CONTACT: Debra Gilbert  662-393-5654  dgilbert@firstregional.org