219 N.Madison, Tupelo Mississippi 38801
Lee-Itawamba Library System, serving an area of 96,000 residents, has a collection of 189,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 4,400 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,400 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 31 employees, of whom 3 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $140,000. Patrons make 126,000 visits annually, and check out materials 140,000 times. Thirty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Tupelo) Lee-Itawamba Library System
(Coffeeville) Yalobusha County Library
06/19 Coming to The Tupelo area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.