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Putt-Putt Under the Sea

10:00am - 3:00pm
Ages 6-11, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

A Hole-in-One!

Join us at the West Regional Library for mini-golf at our unique indoor course, which is for ages 6 and older.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Quiet Study (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Need help with your digital device?

Bring your own tablet or phone and we will help you get our library apps and answer your questions. Please make sure your device is charged before the class starts.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

By the “Book” Book Club

11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us at the Grand Bay Library for By The “Book” Book club!

Have you always wanted to join a book club but hesitated because of the assigned reading? Join us at the Grand Bay Library for our adult book club. We will read and discuss a selection of novels each month.

This month, we will discuss Table for Two by Amor Towles. We hope to see you there!

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: AT&T Technology Center (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Introduction to finding grants for nonprofit agencies in “Foundation Directory Online.”

Join us in the Technology Room at West Regional Library! Michael Reimer, Reference Librarian, will demonstrate the database, Foundation Directory Online. This database contains grant listings for nonprofit organizations. Come and see how to find grants for your nonprofit.

Registration is recommended, but not required! Please call 251-340-1643 or westref@mplonline.org to register.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Storytime for Adults

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Emma Cortez Harris Conference Room (Main)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Storytime

Adults Like Storytimes, Too!

Join us in the Emma Cortez Harris room for adult storytime. Enjoy a 30-45 minute story followed by a brief discussion afterward.

Registration is recommended for individuals but required for groups. To register please or for more information, please email Shatena Coleman at scoleman@mplonline.org or call 251-340-1458.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Reader’s Choice Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us in the Meeting Room at West Regional Library!

Join us in the Meeting Room at West Regional Library! Every third Tuesday we will meet for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

This month we are discussing the book, The Southernization of America by Frye Gaillard.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bayside Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online/Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Zoom Book Club Meeting

Join us on zoom for our monthly book club. This month we’ll discuss, 12 Months to Live by James Patterson and Mike Lupica.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Out of This World Book Club

10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online/Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Virtual SciFi/Fantasy Book Club for Teens and Adults!

Join us from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Zoom video chat.

This month’s topic of discussion is The Great Transition by Nick Fuller Googins.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Family Research with the DAR

10:00am - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Local History & Genealogy
Room: Local History & Genealogy
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy/History

Family Research with DAR at Local History & Genealogy

Learning about family history! Members of the Tristan de Luna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be at the Local History and Genealogy Division to assist you with your questions and research concerning your ancestors.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong for Beginners

10:30am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Learn the art of Qigong! (Registration is required; class is adults only – ages 18 & up)

Join us at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch every other Saturday morning to learn this Chinese system that combines repetitive movements, breathing techniques, focused attention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. For more information or to register and reserve your spot in this class, please email Ms. Lee at jlee@mplonline.org or call her at (251)494-4140.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Passion Painters Paint and Sip

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Budding artists and passion painters!

Please join us at the Grand Bay Library for our Paint and Sip get together. It’s a social outing to mix and mingle with friends or meet new ones while you paint and sip. A variety of snacks and drinks including tea, coffee, juice, and soda will be provided.

Only 20 spots available, please call (251) 494-2207 to register today! For more information about this event, please email chenderson@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Education at Moorer

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Join us as we explore the world of beginners’ computer literacy skills.

Whether you are learning a new skill or brushing up on your knowledge, we can accommodate all skill levels. We are offering computer classes to teach a variety of skills, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, Cricut Design, writing resumes, and online resources. There will also be time at the end of each session to ask questions about your devices.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn to Diamond Paint

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Reserve your spot in the class at West Regional Library today!

Diamond painting is a fantastic activity to help adults let go of stress and anxiety while building artistic confidence! Rather than using a paintbrush, you will use an applicator to apply tiny resin 'diamonds' to an adhesive canvas to create your own vivid, shimmering work of art! Join us in the meeting room to learn how it's done.

This program is designed for adults but teens and older children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. We will provide everything needed for your creation, but registration is recommended, as supplies are limited. If class does not fill with pre-registered participants, the remaining spaces will be first come, first served.

Registration is recommend to reserve your spot, please email Ms. Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org or give her a call at (251) 340-8561.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Heartfulness Meditation

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Restore peace, balance, and calm.

Come join us for “Heartfulness Meditation.” No previous meditation experience is required. Learn breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. All are welcome!

Group registration is recommended! To register or for more information, please email Jaime Lee at jlee@mplonline.org or call 251-494-4140.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Extravagant Reader’s Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online/Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Enjoy lively discussion with other readers!

Join us for the featured monthly book from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Zoom video chat.

This month’s topic of discussion is Everyone is Watching by Heather Gudenkauf.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classics and More Book Group

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online/Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Zoom Book Club Meeting

Join us for a virtual book club from the comfort of your home. 

Topic of discussion is The Killing Floor by Lee Child. Click this link to join the Zoom Meeting (Meeting ID: 919 0758 1027, Passcode: 588295).

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong for Beginners

10:30am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Learn the art of Qigong! (Registration is required; class is adults only – ages 18 & up)

Join us at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch every other Saturday morning to learn this Chinese system that combines repetitive movements, breathing techniques, focused attention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. For more information or to register and reserve your spot in this class, please email Ms. Lee at jlee@mplonline.org or call her at (251)494-4140.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Education at Moorer

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes
Event Details:

Join us as we explore the world of beginners’ computer literacy skills.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Page in Time Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Interested in Historical Fiction?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring at West

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Life is about using the whole box of crayons.

Adult coloring is a great way to improve brain function, reduce anxiety, and exercise your creativity. Join us for an adult coloring session to meet new people and give the hobby a try. Supplies will be provided, or you may bring your own.