Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Library of Hattiesburg Petal Forrest County! All events are free and open to the public.
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Hattiesburg Library
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 6:00 PM

The Things They Carried is a collection of linked short stories by American novelist Tim O'Brien, about a platoon of American soldiers fighting on the ground in the Vietnam War.

For Zoom information, contact sean@hpfc.lib.ms.us

Hattiesburg Library
Monday, Mar. 15, 6:00 PM

The Queen's Gambit is a 1983 American novel by Walter Tevis, exploring the life of fictional female chess prodigy Beth Harmon. A bildungsroman, or coming-of-age story, it covers themes of adoption, feminism, chess, drug addiction and alcoholism. The book was adapted for the 2020 Netflix miniseries of the same name.

For Zoom information, contact adam@hpfc.lib.ms.us

Hattiesburg Library
Wednesday, Mar. 31, 12:00 PM

For March the Lunch Book Club will read The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. 

"Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices . . . Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?" 

A dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived, from the internationally bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and How To Stop Time."

For Zoom information, contact brittany@hpfc.lib.ms.us
Hattiesburg Library
Tuesday, Apr. 13, 6:00 PM

Five Came Back tells the untold story of how Hollywood changed World War II, and how World War II changed Hollywood.

For Zoom information, contact sean@hpfc.lib.ms.us

Hattiesburg Library
Monday, Apr. 19, 6:00 PM

Book selection to be determined.
Hattiesburg Library
Tuesday, May 11, 6:00 PM
The samurai of Japan, who were the country's military elite from medieval times to the end of the nineteenth century, were synonmous with valor, honor, and martial arts prowess. The Pocket Samurai contains the essential writings of the era by the most esteemed samurai and philosophers of the age.

For Zoom information, contact Sean@hpfc.lib.ms.us

Hattiesburg Library
Monday, May 17, 6:00 PM

Book selection to be determined.
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