Tuesday, May 7

May Happenings at the Rez

Summer Greetings

Summer is almost here.  The librarians at the Northwest Point Reservoir Library are excited that summer is just around the corner! We are also excited that our yearly Summer Library Program is fast approaching as well.  We have been very busy putting the finishing touches on our 2019 Summer Library Program, A Universe of Stories. We hope that all of our patrons will come to the fun and exciting events we have planned this year!
The Lady Auto Mechanic

Join us in the parking lot of the Northwest Point Reservoir Library at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 7th as we welcome Allison Walker, better known as The Lady Auto Mechanic.  Allison who is an ASE certified mechanic and the host of MPB's AutoCorrect will be showing us many car related repair techniques such as changing a tire, checking the oil, checking the cabin air filter and many more helpful tips!  This is the perfect time to get the old family truckster ready for the big road trip or even just get the car ready for a trip to the local grocery store! 
Zombie Awareness Month
Have you been following the news lately? The signs are everywhere! Be alert and be prepared as we ring in Zombie Awareness Month. Stop by the Northwest Point Reservoir Library to see our display on how to fight the undead when they rise!
Memorial Day closing
All CMRLS Libraries will be closed Monday, May 27th for the National Memorial Day holiday. Business hours will resume Tuesday, May 28th.

Loose Knit Group 

Are you a master knitter who is looking for a group of new knitters to whom you can pass your knowledge? Are you new to knitting and looking for a group of master knitters to pass on their knowledge to you?  Join us at the Library for another meeting of the Loose Knit Group. The group meets every Tuesday, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., as we work on our own projects and share our knowledge of knitting and crocheting.

Summer Bird Watching

Are you interested in the various kinds of birds that live around the Ross Barnett Reservoir? Are you wanting to see if there are any feathered visitors from other parts of the country? Come by the Northwest Point Reservoir Library during the month of May to take part in our daily bird watching! We will have binoculars for patrons to use to watch for the different breeds of birds that call the Ross Barnett Reservoir home as well as those who are only stopping for a brief in-flight rest.

Movie Matinee

Are you prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse? If you had to leave in the event of a zombie attack would you be prepared? Join us Thursday, May 23rd at 11:00 a.m., for a special Zombie Awareness Month showing of the hit movie World War Z produced by Paramount Pictures, rated (PG-13), and running for 1 hour, 56 minutes. Free popcorn will be provided while supplies last. 

End of School Pizza Party

Are you out of school for the summer?  Are you wanting to get summer started off with a party but not sure where to go? Come to the Northwest Point Reservoir Library on Thursday, May 30th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., for free pizza, as we kick off Summer 2019! 

Mugshots Family Trivia Night

Are you a trivia master looking for your next game to dominate? Are you entirely new to the game of trivia and want to learn how it is played? Join us Tuesday, May 21st from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Mugshots of Flowood, for another exciting evening of good food and even better trivia! Free Rotel Dip will be provided courtesy of Mugshots of Flowood! We cannot wait to see you there!

Keep the Rez Beautiful Nature Walk 

 Are you ready to spend time in the warm summer sun after spending months inside this past winter? Join us Wednesday, May 15th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., as we kick off the summer with some outdoor fun. We will tour the Reservoir Botanical Gardens with Jeannine May from Keep the Rez Beautiful.  Along the way, we will see the many different kinds of natural habitats that the Botanical Gardens have to offer. Feel free to bring your own binoculars to view the many animals and plants. 

High Noon Book Club

Join us Thursday, May 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., for another exciting lunch hour of fine dining and fine literature as the High Noon Book Club has its May meeting! We will be having a "Book Report" meeting. All participants are encouraged to read the book of their choice and then give a brief summary of it and tell why they liked or disliked it.   All ages are welcome and encouraged to bring their own brown bag lunch. Deserts will be provided.

Closing Remarks

We hope that all of our patrons have a great month of May! We know that this summer will be the best summer ever, filled with great memories you can look back on fondly years from now. While you are out making memories we also hope that you will stop by the Northwest Point Reservoir Library and attend the many fun and exciting events that we have planned for this summer.

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