Libraries Celebrate National Library Week with Free Events

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Updated: 4/08 2:01 pm
East Central Library Hosts National Library Week History Program

The public is invited for a trip back in time on Tuesday, April 15th, at 2 p.m. for “The History of Hurley” at the East Central Public Library. Else Martin, local historian and researcher, will help celebrate National Library Week with the free program. She will share her knowledge of the history of Hurley with the community. She has a wealth of information and is anxious to share and hopes to whet the appetites of the adults in the community to pursue their roots, whether they are long-time residents or newly transplanted. The Friends of the East Central Library will have prints of the old Wade and Hurley school for sale. For more information, visit the library at 21801 Slider Road near the schools or call (228) 588-6263.

Double Feature Movie Day at Ocean Springs Library

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will celebrate National Library Week with a special “Librarian” double feature on Saturday, April 19th, starting at 1 p.m. in the meeting room. This special presentation will honor librarians as the true heroes in today’s world. Light refreshments and a nacho bar will be provided by the Friends of the Ocean Springs Library. The Ocean Springs library is located at 525 Dewey Avenue, behind City Hall.

Vancleave Library Hosts No School Game Day

The Vancleave Public Library will present a special No School Game Day on Thursday, April 17th beginning at 1 p.m. in celebration of National Library Week. This free event is intended for students of all ages to play Wii video games and select board games in the library meeting room. A special movie is also planned during the gaming event. For more information, call 826-5857 or visit the library at 12604 Hwy 57 in Vancleave.

Lucedale Library hosts National Library Week Open House

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host a National Library Week Open House on Friday, April 18, from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. This year’s theme for National Library Week is “Lives Change at Your Library.” Learn about the amazing and life-changing services the library offers. Enjoy free refreshments, an information fair, giveaways, play games, and enter to win door prizes every half hour. Bring the family. For more information, visit at 507 Oak Street, next to City Park.

Gautier Library Hosts Magic the Gathering Game Day

The Gautier Public Library will celebrate National Library Week with a “Magic the Gathering” game day on Tuesday, April 15th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to anyone interested in learning the popular card game. This event is sponsored in part by Macnarb Gaming of Gautier. Beginners can learn the exciting skills to play Magic the Gathering! Each participant will receive a free Magic starter deck from Macnarb Gaming. This event is intended for ages 12 through adult. Teens are invited to bring their friends. Space is limited. Reserve your seat today by calling 497-4531. For more information, call 497-4531 or visit the library at 2100 Library Lane, next to the college campus.

Pascagoula Library Hosts No School Game Day

The Pascagoula Public Library will present a special No School Game Day on Tuesday, April 15, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in celebration of National Library Week. This free event is intended for students of all ages to play Wii video games and select board games in the library meeting room. For more information, call 769-3060 or visit the library at 3214 Pascagoula Street in Pascagoula.




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