Adult Summer Library programs continue at area libraries

The free, weekly programs provide a way for adults to participate in summer events and hear about familiar topics with professionals and specialists in health, crafts, self-help, food, and much more.  Local businesses and organizations as well as Friends of the Library groups have donated refreshments and door prizes.

  • Ina Thompson Moss Point Library
    • June 27, 6 p.m.  – Chevron-Building our Community: Amy Brandenstein, Chevron community affairs, will speak on the efforts made by the Chevron Refinery to build our community. Call for details: 228-475-7462.
  • East Central Public Library
    • June 29, 2 p.m. – Pollinators and Butterflies: Study butterflies and how important pollinators are to our lives with Lynn and Paula McMahn, Jackson County Master Gardeners. Call for details: 228-588-6263.
  • Gautier Public Library
    • June 29, 6 p.m.  – Build Your Own Smoothie: It’s time for a smoothie throw-down! Fresh or frozen, come learn how to prepare healthy smoothies Supplies furnished by the Friends. Seating is limited – call 228-497-4531 to reserve a seat.
  • Vancleave Public Library
    • June 29, 4 p.m.  – Essential Oils for Summertime: Learn how to use essential oils for sunscreen, sunburn, insect repellent, and much more. Anyone interested may create a make-and-take sample for $5 (optional). Call for details: 228-826-5857.
  • St. Martin Public Library
    • June 29, 5:30 p.m.  – Build a Better Flower Pot with Nail Polish: Nail polish is not just for nails. Join us as we use it to create unique and colorfully marbled flower pots for your home or garden. Supplies furnished – must pre-register. Call for details: 228-826-5857.
  • Pascagoula Public Library
    • June 29, 6 p.m. – Build Your Family Tree, presented by genealogy library assistant Sherry Owens. Sherry will show how to build a family tree. Call for details: 228-769-3078.
  • Ocean Springs Municipal Library
    • June 29, 6 p.m. – Make a T-shirt tent for your cat (or small dog): T-shirt tent- Bring a t-shirt, size medium or larger, and make a tent for your pet. Other supplies will be provided by the library. Sign up is required. Call 228-875-1193.
  • Lucedale/George County Public Library
    • June 29, 2 p.m. – Build Your Understanding of the World! Learn about Naturalism and what kind of plants are in our area with Bethany Carlisle, Master Naturalist. Call for details: 601-947-2123.


For more information and events, visit your local Jackson County library or online at


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