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Book Study Rooms and Halle Room Online!

You can book Study Rooms and the Halle Meeting Room online beginning August 1st! Start on our website - colliervillelibrary.org. Click on Events, then Events Calendar & Room Booking. Choose Halle Meeting Room or Study Rooms from the dropdown. Read the terms and conditions. Click timeslots that are available. Click Continue to enter your identifying information. You will need to provide your name, email address and phone number (a few more details for the Halle Room). Click Submit Booking. You will receive an email confirmation. To cancel, click the link in the confirmation email. If you have any questions, call the library during open hours at 457-2600. Click here to book a room.

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Mayor Mark Luttrell Gives Gift to Books from Birth

Books from Birth received a $6,000 donation from Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. today at the Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library. Jodi Hall, Youth Services Librarian, led children in a program and craft focused on starting school this August at which Mayor Mark H. Luttrell made a special appearance to read Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library book, Look Out Kindergarten Here I Come! to the children. After this program, which was presented through a partnership between the Collierville Burch Library and Books from Birth, Mayor Luttrell presented a check to Cindy Bennett, Development Officer for Books from Birth. Stan Joyner, Mayor of Collierville and Books from Birth supporter, was also present at Tuesday’s presentation. Also present was Deanna Britton, Director of the Collierville Burch Library.

The donation was raised through the Shelby County Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament held annually at Edmond Orgill Golf Course. Mayor Luttrell started the tournament in 2010 to raise money to benefit youth and provide student scholarships for educational programs.

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Pictured from left are: Stan Joyner, Town of Collierville Mayor, Jamila Wicks, Shelby County Books from Birth, Mayor Mark Luttrell, Deanna Britton, Collierville Burch Library Director, Jodi Hall, Collierville Burch Library Youth Services Librarian and Cindy Bennett, Shelby County Books from Birth.

Fire Safety Information Available at the Burch Library

fire lit rack 200Erin Daniels, Fire Education Specialist with the Collierville Fire Department is maintaining a new and important service in the Burch Library with the Fire Safety Information rack. It contains information for all age groups, including adults, teens, and children.

 

Guided Meditation

Join the Collierville Burch Library for a guided meditation led by April Doyle Bay, a Guided Meditation Facilitator, on Tuesday, August 16th at 7:00pm in the Storytelling Room.

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Yoga Classes in August

Practice the healing art of yoga by attending our FREE yoga classes on Wednesdays, August 3-31. Learn how to eliminate stress, increase strength and flexibility, and improve mind-body connection.
Teacher --Deborah Elam
When – Wednesday Evenings, August 3-31, 2016
Time – 6-7pm
Where – Story Telling Room, Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library
Bring your own mat. No registration for these classes. Walk-ins only to room capacity (15)

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