For more information contact: Melinda “Ann” Rushing, Branch Manager – at 228-497-4531
Toys for Tots Drive
GAUTIER, MS __ Gautier Public Library is hosting a toy drive for Toys for Tots, and you can help make children happy by donating toys. The Friends of the Gautier Library are sponsoring this event, and they would like to thank you in advance for your generosity. To donate your toys, simply drop them off in the bin at the Gautier Public Library. Don’t forget to spread the word and encourage others to contribute as well. Thank you for supporting this worthy cause and bringing joy to children in need.
DIY Yarn Wreaths and Ornaments
GAUTIER, MS __ Join the festive spirit at the Gautier Public Library for a DIY Yarn Wreath and Ornaments session on Saturday, December 02 at 11:00 am. The GPL Create program allows you to create beautiful holiday wreaths and ornaments using yarn scraps and a little glue. The program is intended for adults aged 18 and above, with limited supplies available for use. Please contact the library to register and avoid missing out on this fun-filled Christmas celebration.
Storytime and Pictures with Santa
GAUTIER, MS __ Gautier Public Library invites you to a special event – Storytime with Santa on Thursday, December 7 at 10 am. After Storytime, Santa will be available to take pictures with your child.
Meal & A Mystery
GAUTIER, MS __ Don’t miss the “Meal & a Mystery” event taking place at the Gautier Public Library on Saturday, December 09. Come and enjoy a delicious meal at noon while collaborating with other enthusiasts to solve a mystery, either as an amateur sleuth or a gumshoe. The mystery-solving session starts at 12:30 PM, so make sure to register beforehand by calling or visiting the library, as space is limited. The event is free of cost and is intended for individuals aged 18 and above. The Friends of the Library will provide the meal, so you can focus on your detective work!
Mother Goose Baby Playdate and Storytime!
GAUTIER, MS __ Come join us at the Gautier Public Library for our Mother Goose Baby Playdate and Storytime! This event takes place every 3rd Tuesday at 10:30 am and is perfect for babies and toddlers who want to explore new toys, learn songs, and make new friends. During circle time on our crawl carpet, little ones will have the opportunity to practice hand-eye coordination, language, social play, and motor skills. Older siblings are also welcome to participate. Please note that space is limited, so be sure to register by calling or visiting the library.
Crime Will Tell – A True Crime Club – Episode 17: Tom Capano
GAUTIER, MS __ Join the Gautier Public Library’s Crime Will Tell – A True Crime Club on Thursday, December 14 at 5 pm for an exciting episode of Eps 17, featuring Tom Capano, a well-known true-crime case. The club will use a variety of resources to explore the case and the criminal. To access the resource list, you can visit the Gautier Friends of the Library Facebook page, visit the library in person, scan the QR code, or request it via email. Please note that this program is exclusively for adults aged 18 and older.
Come & Go Gift Wrapping & Hot Cocoa Bar
GAUTIER, MS __ Gautier Public Library is inviting you to join them for their ‘Come & Go Gift Wrapping & Hot Cocoa Bar’ event on Friday, December 15 from 11 am to 2 pm. If you need a quiet and private place to wrap your gifts, then this is the perfect opportunity. You can wrap your gifts in style while sipping on a cup of hot cocoa and listening to holiday music. All the necessary supplies will be provided, so you don’t have to worry about bringing anything.
DIY Gingerbread House
GAUTIER, MS __ Join us for a fun-filled holiday activity at Gautier Public Library’s DIY Gingerbread House program on Saturday, December 16 at 11:00 AM. This program is open to all ages, and all necessary edible supplies will be provided by the library. Please contact the library to register and secure your spot. Don’t miss out on the festive cheer!
Simple Sewing Program
GAUTIER, MS __ Gautier Public Library will be hosting a simple sewing program for elementary-age children on Tuesday, December 19, at 1:00 pm. All necessary supplies will be provided, and children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
LEGO building blocks at Gautier Public Library
GAUTIER, MS __ Join us on Thursday, December 21st, at 4 pm, for an hour of fun and games using LEGO building blocks at Gautier Public Library. This event is perfect for children who love to be creative and develop their motor skills while having fun with new friends. Please note that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Christmas Music Storytime with Kaitlin
GAUTIER, MS __ Gautier Public Library invites you to a special Christmas musical Storytime with Katlin Ross from Coastal Harmony on December 21st at 10 am. This program is designed for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Children’s Come & Go LEGO
GAUTIER, MS __ Children’s Come & Go LEGO event happening at the Gautier Public Library on Tuesday, December 26th, from 3:30 -5:00 pm. It’s a great opportunity to unleash your creativity and build anything you can imagine using the library’s LEGO building blocks. Plus, you can give your creation a name and take a selfie to share with your friends! This event is perfect for developing motor skills and making new friends, so be sure to come along. Just remember that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Enjoy!
GPL Teen Advisory Group
GAUTIER, MS __ Join the GPL Teen Advisory Group at the Gautier Public Library on Saturday, November 18th at 1 pm. This event is open to students in 6th to 12th grades. By attending, you will have the opportunity to enjoy food, and fun and receive volunteer hours. Call the library to register and secure your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!
Children’s Monthly Virtual S.T.E.A.M. Day
GAUTIER, MS __ The Gautier Public Library hosts a virtual monthly event called S.T.E.A.M., beginning January 4th for elementary-aged children. S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics – all of which are combined to make learning fun! The event takes place on the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm and is now virtual on Facebook due to the current situation. The event provides S.T.E.A.M. experiments that are specially designed for children to learn and enjoy. You can pick up your S.T.E.A.M. kit at the Library Service Desk.
Gautier Public Library Friends of the Library 4th Tuesday
GAUTIER, MS __ You are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Library, which takes place every 4th Tuesday at 9 am. The meeting is held at Founding Fathers Brunch Bakery. Join us to discuss fundraising, marketing the library, and provide feedback and suggestions on library programs and events. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Friends of the Gautier Library, it only costs $5 for an individual or $10 for a family. Becoming a member is a great way to support the library and stay informed about upcoming events.