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Library Closed Today, Thursday, March 5th

The Library is closed today, Thursday, March 5th due to weather conditions. Please check this website for updates on further closing information. 

eBook Romance to LOVE!

Want to escape into a good love story? Looking for a Romance novel to LOVE? If you have an affection for Romance fiction, we have over 500 Romance eBooks for you!

The Library is pleased to offer eBooks to patrons through Overdrive. With your Collierville Burch Library card, you have access to 3,000 eBook titles of all genres with more added each month! Click on the eResources tab and on the Download and Go eLibrary. If you scroll down, you will find patron guides for downloading eBooks onto a variety of devices. Click the blue icon to find the eBooks. If you still need help, don't hesitate to stop by or call the Library's information desk at 457-2601.

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Organize Your Life! - March 12th session re-scheduled

Due to scheduling conflicts, The Organizing Your Life: Making the Most Out of Storage and Space program originally scheduled for March 12 from 12:00-1:30 has been rescheduled for April 16 from 12:00-1:30. Registration for the event will reopen on April 2. If you have any questions, please call the Information Desk at 901-457-2601.

Meet the Artist: Rita Dattilo

Meet Rita Dattilo, our March Artist of the Month. Even in childhood, Rita had a passion for art, and she remembers that she often had a crayon in hand, coloring or drawing something. Since retirement, Rita has revisited her love for art – with passion intact. Her interest and talent have led her to take instruction from artists like Mary Pera and Sandee Sander at ArtReach. Rita has profited from a number of workshops, and she particularly enjoyed her experience with New Mexico artist Ann Templeton. Rita often paints in her home studio, but she also enjoys working alongside other local artists at the Bert Ferguson Community Center.

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Town Managed Library Seen as Positive for the Community

grow library optSince 2004, the Collierville Burch Library has been operated and staffed by a service provider, Library Systems and Services LLC (LSSI) of Germantown, Maryland. In an effort to maximize tax dollars invested in the Library and improve the overall customer experience, the Town of Collierville will assume the responsibility of managing the Library effective July 1, 2015.

The Town fully expects this transition to be seamless and patrons of the Library should experience the same level of service they have become accustomed to receiving. The Town intends to retain the fulltime services of the Library’s current Director, Deanna Britton, and all staff will remain in place.

One of the goals of this transition is the expansion of the Library’s resources to include better access to books and materials that directly reflect the needs and requests of this community. The Collierville Library is encouraging patrons to let them know about any book or research materials that they want to see in their Library. Expanding the scope of the Collierville Library’s resources will eliminate dependence on other area libraries for books and materials. To ensure that the Collierville Library will be able to fulfill special requests for books, a state-wide interlibrary loan system is also in place.