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How to Talk to Your Children about Race

talking race optWe are ALL different. How do we perceive, treat, and live with those differences? On Tuesday, October 24th from 6 -7 pm the library is pleased to feature Sandra Brown Turner for a presentation on How to Talk to Your Children about Race.

Sandra is the Director of the University of Memphis Barbara K. Lipman Early Childhood School and Research Institute. She has been published in several educational journals and parent magazines. Sandra will be hosting this year’s International Association of Laboratory Schools (IALS) Conference at the University of Memphis. She also serves on numerous boards within the educational community. Sandra's love of Memphis, its diversity and its children make her an especially qualified speaker on this important topic.

Register here on the Library's Events Calendar.


Holiday Crime Prevention

crime prevention optDo you want to learn how to stay safe over the holidays? Join Captain Chris Locke and detectives from the Collierville Criminal Investigation Division as they talk about crime prevention steps you can take to keep our holidays safe. Captain Locke will also be talking about how the Collierville Criminal Investigation Division reconstruct crimes. Register on the Library's Events Calendar. 

  • Speaker: Captain Chris Locke and Detectives
  • When: Wednesday, November 8th
  • Time: 6-7 pm
  • Where: Halle Room

Tunes and Tales String Quartet

Tunes Tales November17 JPEG optListen to a story, not only through words, but through music as well! The String Quartet from the Memphis Symphony shall play a music accompaniment for Precious and the Boo Hag by Patricia McKissack. The piece shall last from 11:00 – 11:45 am on November 4th in the Storytelling Room. No preregistration required. Designed for 3 – 8 year olds.

Date: Sat, Nov 4th
Time: 11 am
Location: Storytelling Room
Ages: 3 - 8 yr olds

Meet the October Artist: Jon Woodhams

woodhams 3l00The Collierville Burch Library is pleased to welcome local artist Jon Woodhams once again as our featured Artist of the Month. Jon Woodhams is a Memphis-based artist/photographer. His photos have sold in New Zealand, Ireland, England, Germany, and Canada, as well as throughout the United States.

Jon will be at the Collierville Burch library to meet and greet library patrons and friends in the Halle Room from 2-4 pm on Sunday, October 15th.  Refreshments will be provided.

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Adult Computer Classes Fall Session II

Adult Computer Classes Portrait Fall Session 2 2017 optFree Computer classes are offered at the library for adults. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to the first class session. Register for classes online by going to the Library's Events Calendar and clicking on the first date of the class or call the Information desk at (901) 457-2601.

Intro to Computers for Seniors (3 Sessions)
All ages welcome; Priority given to those over 60 years of age
Wed, Oct 18th, Wed, Oct 25th, Wed, Nov 1st
10 am - 12 pm
No experience necessary
Keyboarding skills helpful
Registration begins 10/4/17
Sign up for the waiting list
Instructor will contact participants

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      501 Poplar View Pkwy
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Mon – Thu: 10AM – 8PM
      Fri – Sat: 10AM – 6PM
      Sun: 1PM – 5PM
      Phone: 901-457-2600

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