Produce Your Own Claymation

Calling all teens!

Join Ms. Jennifer in the large meeting room on Tuesday Feb. 6th @ 3:30pm to learn how to make your own Claymation animation photos; then on Wednesday Feb. 7th @ 3:30pm we will be in the Teen room for the Claymation video editing.

Registration is required! To register please use this for form:

For more information or additional way to register, please email Ms. Jennifer or call the fiction desk at 251-340-8565.

Beginner Guitar Lessons for Kids

Sign up at Semmes for Guitar Lesson!

Is your child interested in learning to play the guitar? Now’s their chance! Join us in the Semmes Meeting Room for FREE lessons. Lesson books will be available. However, Please bring your own guitar. For children ages 6-11.

Registration is required.  To register and for more information, please call 251-494-4935 or email Callie Kelley

MPD Financial Elder Abuse Awareness Class

Learn how to prevent financial abuse.

Join the Mobile and Semmes Police Departments as they provide information and tips on how to recognize and prevent financial elder abuse. Suitable for adults ages 55 & up.

For more information, please call 251-494-4935 or email Callie Kelley

Introduction To Library e-electronic resources

Learn more about your MPL Library Card!

Join us to explore the world of electronic resources you can access with your library card! Want to learn Spanish? Practice for the ACT? Listen to an audiobook on your phone? All these things are more are available through the library! Bonus: bring your own device and we’ll help you download apps.

Registration is required! To register or for more information, please call 251-340-1588 or email Ms. Coxe at

BYOD Bring Your Own Device

Need help with your digital device?

Bring your own tablet or phone and we will help you get our library apps and answer your questions. Please make sure your device is charged before the class starts.

For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jill Stewart at

Navigating Foundation Directory Online

Introduction to finding grants for nonprofit agencies in “Foundation Directory Online.”

Join us in the Technology Room at West Regional Library! Michael Reimer, Reference Librarian, will demonstrate the database, Foundation Directory Online. This database contains grant listings for nonprofit organizations. Come and see how to find grants for your nonprofit.

Registration is recommended, but not required! Please call 251-340-1643 or to register.

Qigong for Beginners

Learn the art of Qigong! (Registration is required; class is adults only – ages 18 & up)

Join us at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch every other Saturday morning to learn this Chinese system that combines repetitive movements, breathing techniques, focused attention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

For more information or to register and reserve your spot in this class, please email Ms. Lee at or call her at (251)494-4140.

Technology Basics Workshop

We have the solutions you need.

Have technology questions? We have answers! We can help you solve basic tech questions concerning email, Word, and more. Feel free to bring personal computers, tablets, and phones. Please make sure devices are fully charged.

Registration is recommended! For information, please call 251-340-1458 or email at

Writing Class: Telling Your Story: Memory and Research With Jeffrey Colvin

Bring your writing skills!

Do you have boxes of family mementoes, journals, notebooks, letters, or photographs that have compelling stories behind them, stories you’d like to write and share with your family, members of your community or with the world? Have you conducted library research about your family or community? Whether you have an idea for a story or a completed draft, this class will show how your memories and collected information can be used to generate compelling characters, settings, and themes for your writing project. Join us at the Ben May Main Library located in the Meeting room for a short writing exercises that will strengthen your ability to craft exciting scenes and unforgettable story lines. You will leave with written scenes that can be used for inspiration or expanded into future writing projects, tips to manage feeling overwhelmed by too much material, and new skills to take your writing to the next level.

Light refreshment will be served in the Armbrecht Briskman Meeting Room. .

For more information, please contact Adrienne McSwain at or call (251) 494-2298.

Graphic Design with Canva for Beginners

Graphic Design for Beginners!

Need to learn to make a flyer for you business or community group? Join us upstairs in the Technology Room to learn the basics of using Canva – a free, web-based graphic design platform. Moderate level of computer skills required. Please make sure to create your Canva account before attending class. You can sign up here

Registration is recommended, as class size is limited. If not registered, class will be first come, first served until capacity is reached.

To register or for more information, please email the Main Reference Desk at or call (251) 340-1458.