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We Celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Tennessee's Imagination Library!

Our celebration of the 10th anniversary of Books from Birth and Tennessee's Imagination Library was a huge success!  Over 350 people enjoyed food and fun activities including a visit from First Lady of Tennessee, Crissy Haslam! Special thanks goes out to the vendors who donated their services: Mama D's Italian Ice, Mid-South Therapy Dogs, Roxywood Farms and Chick Fil-A! Thanks also to Shelby County Books from Birth for making this day happen. Books from Birth helps put children on a path to success in school and life by providing age-appropriate books for children from birth to age 5. 

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Writing Workshop

Natalie Parker-Lawrence, AP English Literature and AP World History teacher at Houston High School, will be teaching a special 3-part teen writing workshop in October, November, and December 2014. Join her on Wednesday, October 15th from 4-6 pm for a special dream-writing workshop. Bring pencils, writing paper, and preferably a short piece already written on the topic of dreams. Pre-registration required. Register online at colliervilelibrary.org. Click here for printable flyer. 

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Writing Competition

Hone your writing skills this October and get a chance to win gift cards from Amazon and iTunes. All you need to do is write a 500-word-or-less piece on the theme "Turn Dreams Into Reality." Your work could be a short story, poem, screenplay, graphic novel, or nonfiction. E-mail your piece, along with your name, school, grade, and phone number, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 6:00 pm on October 31, 2014. The first place winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card, and 2nd and 3rd place will win $10 iTunes gift cards. Click here for printable flyer.

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Library Closing at 5 pm on Wednesday September 17th

The Collierville Burch Library will be closing at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 17th for a Town of Collierville Technology update.

Dream Catcher Event

Have you ever woken up from a wonderful dream, only to have it fly away the second your open your eyes? Catch your dreams by making your very own dream catcher at the Collierville Burch Library. Learn about this Native American tradition and create your own dream catcher from scratch on October 13th from 4:30-5:30 in the Storytelling Room. This event is for ages 12-18. Click here to register. Click here for printable flyer. 

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