Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library

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May 31st - July 28th 

Wednesday Storytime  10:30 am 3-5 yrs
Thursday Storytime  10:30 am Newborn-2 yrs

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Harry Potter's World Exhibit and Family Day

hpotter flyer“There was a lot more to magic, as Harry quickly found out, than waving your wand and saying a few funny words.” Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter's World is an exhibition developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine. Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine is a six-banner traveling exhibition created to explore the link between Harry Potter and the history of science using materials from the National Library of Medicine.

Harry Potter’s World will stop on its tour around the United States at the Collierville Burch Library from July 3 through August 12th, 2017.

On July 11th the Collierville Burch Library will host Explore Harry Potter’s World Family Day from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Join the fun in this library-wide celebration of Harry Potter's World. In conjunction with the 6 theme panels of the exhibit, there will be 6 stations for families to participate in with activities related to each panel. Check out the traveling exhibit, create an immortality stone, make a mask, plant herb seeds, build a monster out of Legos, and make a wand, and see some live animals in a special presentation of Magical Creatures!

The magic in J. K. Rowling’s series of Harry Potter novels is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. Harry Potter's World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine explores the intersection of these worlds, featuring highlights from the collections of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine.

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Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga Class optCome learn the healing art of yoga--for students! We will be talking a little bit about the history of yoga and doing a beginner-friendly yoga flow. Make sure to bring a yoga mat or a towel and to wear comfortable clothes!
  • When: Tuesday, June 27th from 3-4 PM 
  • Where: Storytelling Room
  • For Whom: Ages 8-12
  • Registration:  Required on the Library's Events Calendar; Opens Tuesday, June 20th at 10:00 AM.
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June is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimers Disease Awareness June 2017 optThe Collierville Burch Library will join The Alzheimer’s Association in hosting a three-part workshop that will offer tips on how to reduce the stress and get the support you and your family may need when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

Mondays June 12, 19 and 26 from 5 - 7 pm. Register on the Library's events calendar.

Topics to be Covered include:

  • 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • The Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Living with Alzheimer’s (for Caregiver)
  • Legal & Financial Planning
  • Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related BehaviorHealthy Living for Your Brain & Body (latest research)
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Living with Alzheimer’s for Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s (under age 65)

 

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ABC's of Gardening

ABCs of Gardening JPEG optSpice up your garden with the ‘ABCs of Gardening.’ Master Gardener John Peterson will be discussing techniques on growing an herb garden and give tips on how to use and preserve herbs. Register on the library's events calendar. Click on the date of the event. Find the event, click on it and register.
  • Speaker: John Peterson
  • When: Wednesday, June 28th
  • Time: 6-7 PM
  • Where: Halle Room
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Build a Better Brew

Build a Better Brew JPEG optCome learn how to ‘Build a Better Brew’ with Justin Ledbetter from On Tap Growlers, craft beer pub and growler filling station. Justin will be talking about the origins of the different types of beer and their manufacturing process. Register online today on the Library's Events Calendar.
  • Speaker: Justin Ledbetter
  • When: Wednesday, June 21st
  • Time: 6-7 PM
  • Where: Halle Room
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