Clifford the Big Red Dog comes to the Quisenberry Library!

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Clifford the Big Red Dog came to the Quisenberry Library today for a special storytime.  Clifford took pictures with everyone, danced to some music, and listened to some stories!

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Steampunk Saturday!

January 12, 2013 at 2 pm at the Quisenberry Library

Local Author J.L. Mulvihill will come join us for a discussion about this fascinating genre, and her own work.   We will also create Steampunk- inspired top hats.

Interested in finding out more about Steampunk?  Check out these videos:

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Happy Halloween from the Quisenberry Library! All kids, please come join us on Tuesday, October 30th from 5:00-6:30 for our Fall Festival! There will be lots of candy and prizes! Please wear your costume…we will be wearing ours!

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Clinton Fire Department Visits the Library!

Everyone wanted to know where the fire was at the library this morning.  Everything was great, because the Clinton Fire Department came to the library to do a program on fire safety.

The kids learned about what to do in a fire, how to call 911, and what to do with matches if they find them.

The highlight for most of them was getting to climb on the newest fire truck in the Clinton FPD.

And everyone LOVED getting to shoot the fire hose!

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Officer Archie Hodge comes to the Quisenberry

Officer Archie Hodge came to the Quisenberry Library this morning to teach kids about gun safety and about abstaining from drugs and alcohol.

He told all the kids if they ever find a gun to “stop, don’t touch, and tell an adult.”  When it comes to drugs and alcohol, they talked about ways to avoid them, and how it is good to stand up for the right reasons. 

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Even the animals like the library!

As soon as the weather started warming up, we started getting lots of visitors at the library.  I thought everyone might enjoy the pictures.  If you are at the library and get a good picture of an animal, please send it in! I am working on a project for the kids department.

Family of geese

Family of geese


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Teen program starting at the library

The Quisenberry Library is starting a teen program this summer and everyone 12-19 is invited to attend.  We are just starting this program and have tried to come up with a variety of activities that hopefully everyone will enjoy.  If you have any suggestions, please leave a comment with your ideas!  If people are interested, we will continue these activities in the fall.
Upcoming activities:

All begin at 4 pm.

June 19-Anime Film Festival-A film by the anime giant Miyazaki.

June 26-Local artist Bob Dunaway comes to do a drawing workshop

July 3-Quisenberry Writing Club.  This will be a first meeting, and we will talk about creative writing and how to write your own stories.

July 10-Quisenberry Writing Club. We will go through a series of fun activities to practice writing your own stories.

July 17-Summer Reading Wrap Party!  Refreshments will be served.


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Snake Man comes to visit!

The Snake Man draws a crowd!




Daffodil, one of the stars of the show.


The leopard tortoise was a big hit.


A very laid back alligator


Daffodil surveys the crowd


The snake got everyone stirred up!

Thank you again Mr. King!

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Pinterest comes to Jackson/Hinds Library System

Jackson/Hinds Library system is now on Pinterest!  We have been collecting links from around the Jackson area, author pages, homework help, book reviews, and much more.  Pinterest is the newest social media trend, and it is a lot of fun.  Please come visit the page and check it out!

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Summer Reading: The First 11 days

Here are pictures from some of the programs that we have had in the last week or so.  Thank you to everyone that participated!

MPB “Electric Company” program

Vicksburg Military Park

Vicksburg Military Park




Bob Catlett’s artwork



Jeff Klingfuss plays his toy piano



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