Branches - South
South Branch Library

Address: 1929 South Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109
Telephone: (901) 415-2780
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10-6, Fri & Sunday CLOSED, Saturday 10am-5pm
Holiday Closings for all Memphis Public Library & Information Center libraries can be found here.
Storytimes: Thursdays at 10:30 for ages 3-5

 

South Branch Library Map at MapQuest

Child Care Provider Workshops 2013

For a complete schedule, see below.

South Branch Library is located in the Southgate Shopping Center between Mallory Avenue and Belz Blvd. Please call (901) 946-8518 for more detailed directions to the branch.

 

 

Computers @YOUR LIBRARY

Computers

Computers for browsing the Internet (including email), accessing information online, or for use with word processing etc. are available for public use. See the Internet Use Policy and the Computer Assistance Policy for more information.

South Branch has 16 PC's which can be used for Internet access or word processing. All public computers offer Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. All computers have Gale Database access, including Infotrac and Gale Net.

Customers must sign up for a computer in person at the check-out desk. Computers are generally assigned at the start of each hour. Due to the high demand for computers, customers can only reserve ONE hour per day for computer use. Customers are encouraged to arrive to the branch a few minutes before the time they would like to sign up for a computer. Please call the branch for more information (901)946-8518.

 

Job and Career Center @YOUR LIBRARY

Job and Career Center

South’s Job and Career Center offers test preparation study guides (ACT, GED, SAT), information on colleges and universities, scholarships, student loans, etc. This collection also includes materials on preparing resumes, cover letters and interviewing tips and in-depth overviews of careers.  For more Jobs and Career information consult the JobLINC Job and Career Center.
 

Job and Career Links

Meeting and Study Rooms @YOUR LIBRARY

Meeting  and Study Rooms

Two public meeting rooms with a seating capacity of 35 people each are available free of charge to non-profit groups whose meetings are open to the public. These rooms can be converted into one large room which will accommodate 70 people. Three study rooms are available for quiet study. Please call the branch for information on reserving these rooms.

 

Children's Services @YOUR LIBRARY

South Branch provides storytime for preschoolers (ages 3-5) on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Groups of 10 or more must call the branch to register. The Monthly Calendar of Events provides information on specific programs highlighted during the month.  For the current schedule of all programs offered by the library, consult InfoDATES, News and Events at Your Memphis Public Libraries.

 

Items for Sale at Check-Out Desk @ YOUR LIBRARY

The Check-Out Desk at each library has a handy "store" of useful items for sale

 

Parent/Teacher Collection

South Branch has a Parent/Teacher Collection. The Parent/Teacher Collection provides parents, teachers and childcare providers a variety of materials to promote the growth and development of preschoolers and school age children.

 

Voter Registration

Voter registration forms are available at the South Branch Library.

 

 

Child Care Workshops 2012-2013 Series

East Shelby

Stewards of Children: Child Abuse Prevention
Sept. 14, 2013 10:-1 (3 hours)
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center
Teaching Cooperative Learning using Music
Oct. 12, 2013 10:-12
Inger Upchurch & Karol Hogan, Memphis Public Library
Age Appropriate Books for Children
Dec. 7, 2013 10:-12
Jeanine Jones, Librarian, Unified School District
Multicultural Literature
Feb. 8, 2014 10:-12
Jeanine Jones, Librarian, Unified School District
Introduction to Botany
May3, 2014 10:-12
Dr. Chris Cooper, UT Extension Program

Whitehaven

Introduction to Botany
Oct. 19, 2013 10:-12
Dr. Chris Cooper, UT Extension Program
Transportation
Nov. 23, 2013 10:-12
Karen James, Department of Human Services
Creative Teaching Methods
Jan. 18, 2014 10:-12
Dr. Robert Walker, SouthWest Community College
Every Child Ready to Read
Feb. 1, 2014 10:-12
Jason Sharp, Memphis Public Library
Nutrition
April. 12,2014 10:-12
Cathy Faust, Director UT Shelby Co. Extension Program

Gaston Park

Infant Development: The First Year
Sept. 7, 2013 10:-12
Inger Upchurch, Memphis Public Library
Stewards of Children: Child Abuse Prevention
Oct. 12, 2013 10:-1 (3 hours)
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center
Multicultural Literature
Nov. 19, 2013 10:-12
Shelby Jenkins-Richards, Librarian, Unified School District
Every Child Ready to Read
Mar. 15, 2014 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library

Frayser

Every Child Ready to Read
Sept. 21, 2013 10:-12
Lavada Wheatley, Memphis Public Library
Transportation
Oct. 26, 2013 10:-12
Ann Matthews, Dept. Human Services
Nutrition
Nov. 16, 2013 10:-12
Cathy Faust, Director, UT Shelby County Extension Program
Stewards of Children:Child Abuse Prevention
Jan. 25, 2014 10:-1 (3 hours)
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center
Virtual Story Time: Using Ipads
April. 12, 2014 10:-12
Jason Sharp, Memphis Public Library

South

Every Child Ready to Read
Sept. 14, 2013 10:-12
Linda Woodbury, Memphis Public Library
Child Care Professional Development
Oct. 19, 2013 10:-12
Linda Woodbury & Staff, JobLINC Memphis Public Library
Virtual Story Time using Ipads
Feb.22, 2014 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library
Teaching Cooperative Learning using Music
May. 3, 2014 10:-12
Inger Upchurch & Karol Hogan, Memphis Public Library
Nutrition
Mar. 15, 2014 10:-12
Cathy Faust, Director, UT Shelby County Extension Program

North

Every Child Ready to Read
Oct. 5, 2013 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library
Creative Teaching Methods
Nov. 9, 2013 10:-12
Dr. Robert Walker, SouthWest Community College
Creative Activities for the Afterschool Crowd
Jan. 25, 2014 10:-12
Jennifer Poindexter, Memphis Public Library
Child Care Professional Development
Feb. 1, 2014 10:-12
Karol Hogan & JobLINC, Memphis Public Library
Building Positive Self Esteem
Mar. 1, 2014 10:-12
Joni Elrod, Children Therapist

Raleigh

Child Care Professional Development
Sept. 28, 2013 10:-12
Karol, Lavada & JobLINC, Memphis Public Library
Virtual Story Time using Ipads
Nov. 16, 2013 10:-12
Jason Sharp, Memphis Public Library
3D Art
Jan. 25, 2014 10:-12
Lavada Wheatley, Memphis Public Library
Transportation
Mar. 15, 2014 10:-12
Cynthia Burks, Dept. of Human Services
Stewards of Children:Child Abuse Prevention
April. 26, 2014 10:-1
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center

Crenshaw

Tai Chi fitness for Body and Mind
Sept. 21, 2013 10:-12
Richard Link, Certified Tai Chi Instructor
Teaching Toward Children Learning Styles
Nov. 9, 2013 10:-12
Inger Upchurch,Memphis Public Library
Multicultural Literature
Feb. 8, 2014 10:-12
Shelby Jenkins-Richards, Librarian, Unified School District
Every Child Ready to Read
April. 5, 2014 10:-12
Keva Pounder, Memphis Public Library
Stewards of Children:Child Abuse Prevention
May. 17, 2014 10:-1
Keita Cooley, Educational Specialist, Child Advocacy Center