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Library Board Member Shares Her Love for the Library

IMG 1903 300optLiz Rozanski has been hanging around libraries for a long time. While growing up she made weekly visits to the library. Since moving to Collierville she and her family have continued that tradition. She even worked at the library for 2 years and now serves on the Collierville Burch Library Board. Director Deanna Britton recently asked her why she loves the library and why she spends her valuable time supporting the work of the library. 

1.) Why do you love the Library?
Some of my most vivid childhood memories revolve around libraries. My parents were both avid readers, and we took weekly trips to the library. I was always encouraged to read as much as I could and to explore a variety of authors and genres. That love of reading passed from them to me and on to my children. When we moved to Collierville 15 years ago, one of our first stops was the Burch Library because we needed library cards. I was impressed with the beautiful facility, but I was even more impressed with the book collection and the programming available for my family. Libraries serve as the front porch of a community, dedicated to welcoming all citizens. The Burch Library and its staff continue to represent what is best about Collierville: our hospitality, our commitment to education, and our belief in public services accessible to all.

2.) Why do you spend your valuable time to support our work?
Supporting the library's work is easy. I believe in their mission and in the importance of a high-quality, vibrant, public information and cultural hub. Serving on the Burch Library Board is just one way to support their ongoing work to enhance life in Collierville.


STEM Backpacks Are Here!

STEM BACKPACKS FLYER 7 optThe Collierville Burch Library is happy to announce a new educational collection for kids and their families. We have 25 STEM backpacks for all ages available for checkout. Each of our STEM kits contains a fun science, technology, engineering or math activity for families to try at home. We even have a few STEAM kits for the artists too. With these kits your family can play fun coding games, experiment with a Makey Makey, build with Squigz, use a fairy tale to build problem-solving skills, code, play, create and connect the physical and digital worlds with Ozobots, and much, much more! Come to the library and ask about our STEM/STEAM backpacks today!

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TAB Magazine Created by the Teens

TAB Magazine July Aug 2017 cover 300The Teen Advisory Board's July-August Magazine is here! It includes a book list, an author spotlight, a movie review and coming events! Click on the magazine's cover to view it.

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.

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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      Sun: 1PM – 5PM
      Phone: 901-457-2600

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