Celebrate Spring @ Your Library
Spring is here! And, it’s time to celebrate!
The Brandon Public Library will be hosting Celebrate Spring @ Your Library on April 23 from 10-4. Many free activities will be available for the family.
Come see our Antique Car Show. Bring your camera and/or your antique car. Enjoy meeting other antique car owners. No entrance fee is required.
Step back in time to the 19th century as you take a walking tour of the Rankin County Historical Society Museum. These historical buildings, a house and a general store, will be open for the day and will provide a snapshot of life in the era of pioneers.
The Children’s Department will have activities for kids in the children’s area of the library. There will be activities celebrating Money Smart Week that starts April 23. We will also have Free Duplo Play and Free Lego Play during the day.
Bring your IRS documents, your divorce decrees, and all your other sensitive documents to the library starting April 23. The Friends of the Brandon Public Library is introducing The Shredder to the community. The Shredder is a new shredding service that will be offered free of charge. If you want to take your shredded documents home with you, then trash bags are available at $1.00 a bag.
Come join us for our Spring Book Sale. Used books and other items will be on sale Friday, April 22, from 10 to 5, and Saturday, April 23, from 10 to 4. Bag Day will be Tuesday April 26, from 10-8. On bag day, you can buy books for $5 a bag or $10 a box. The Friends of the Brandon Library sponsor the sale and proceeds will go to support your library.
On Saturday, the Friends will have hot dogs, chips, popcorn, water, and sodas available for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Brandon Library.
During the week of April 11-16, we celebrated National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.
The Brandon Public Library is a public research facility where you can check out books, DVDs, audio books, cake pans, and other items free of charge. Free eBooks and music are available through our website at www.cmrls.lib.ms.us. Let us help you get started today.
We provide public access computers with free internet access. Free WiFi is also available at no cost to you. Fax and scanning services are available for $1 per page.
For our college students, the Brandon Public Library proctors exams. Students, with prior arrangement with their professors, can take exams here at the library. There is no charge for this service.
We listen to the needs of the community. The Brandon Public Library is now offering Notary Services. This service will be provided by the FOBL and will be available Monday thru Friday and even Saturday by appointment. There will be a minimal fee of $3.
Check out our monthly Calendar of Events available at the Circulation Desk. When you are here April 23, sign up for our free eNewsletter that includes all the events here at the library. Don’t be left out of all the fun!
We are committed to offering you a high quality of service for your information needs. Come in and let us help you!
Brandon Public Library is part of Central Mississippi Regional Library System, which serves the public libraries of Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Smith Counties. The library is located at 1475 West Government Street in Brandon. We are open Monday – Thursday 10-8, Friday 10-5, and Saturday 10-4. You can reach us at Brandon@cmrls.lib.ms.us or 601-825-2672.