Community Library Mississippi is a charitable organization formed to create small community library spaces in Mississippi and to promote literacy and intellectual programs. Leadership launched Community Library Mississippi Goes Virtual in July of 2020 with funds from the Mississippi Humanities Council. Programs are virtual and in-person. Contact the admin.
Community Library Mississippi, 1052 Maria Court, Jackson, MS 39204, 601.372.0229, email@example.com.
The organization host intellectual activities including reading fairs, speaking series, book festivals, and intellectual contests. Readers of all ages are invited to join the Learning Tree Book Club; authors and writers are welcome to join the Book Toasters. *** Make a $$ donation now. https://paypal.me/communitylibrarymiss. Donate now. Support our Intellectual Revolution
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https://www.facebook.com/jacksonbookfestival/videos/271017668436864 Jackson Book Festival 2022
- My First Book Series (six primer books – ages 3 to 6)
- My Picture Dictionary (picture dictionary ages 3 to 7)
Buy a print book and or an eBook now. The series is a school preparatory curriculum for children ages 3 to 5. Idea for parents, day care teachers, and teachers.
Community Library Mississippi Chair – Short Bio: MEREDITH COLEMAN MCGEE, a poet, book publisher, book collector, lecturer, and a small business owner, is the author of 11 works which include: Juneteenth: Freedom Day, Every Inch Love Will, Midnight Moon, Odyssey, Nashida: Visits Mississippi’s Old Capitol Museum, James Meredith: Warrior and the America that created him, Nashida: Visits the Smith Robertson Museum, Nashida: Visits the Mississippi State Capitol, Married to Sin, Casada al Pecado, My Picture Dictionary, and My First Book Series (a volume of six primer books).
McGee has written over 50 newspaper articles. She chairs Community Library Mississippi; she organizes Jackson Book Festival Poetry Contest and a speaking series. She is affiliated with the Sankofa Reading Group, the Learning Tree Book Club, the Book Toasters, and the Rural Development Leadership Network. McGee is a niece of civil rights icon James Howard Meredith; she founded Heirs United Investment Club and co-founded Heirsskymallcom Inc. shopheirs.com. McGee holds degrees from the University of West Florida, and Antioch University McGregor (Antioch University Midwest). She resides in Jackson, Mississippi.
Community Library Mississippi Vice Chair – Short bio: Vickie Jenkins is retired Corrections Psychologist from the MS Department of Corrections. She is an active member of the DELTA Sigma Theta Sorority and an active volunteer for community events. She is the vice chair of Community Library Mississippi, and she is a founding member of the Learning Tree Book Club. She is a member of the League of Women Voters. She worships at Morning Star Baptist Church.
https://www.facebook.com/meredith.mcgee.31/videos/814859259624490/ Holiday Book Festival 2022, 11.26.2022
Delta Book Festival Master SPELLING List Below: Click, download, print and study words
7th Grade Master Spelling List
H.S. Master Spelling List 8th to 12 grades Click to access high_school_spelling_master_list.pdf
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The Jackson Book Festival hosted its 4th Poetry Contest February 13, 2021. It hosted its 3rd Poetry Contest 11.28.2020 via the Virtual Holiday Book Festival. Six elementary children wrote their debut poems and competed in the Poetry Contest. Three (3) families competed. The Delta Book Festival sponsored its first Spelling Bee.
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-picture-dictionary-meredith-coleman-mcgee/1132544787 My Picture Dictionary hardback book $19.98
An Intellectual Revolution
COMMUNITY LIBRARY MISSISSIPPI PROGRAMS:
- Learning Tree Book Club (2018)
- Book Toasters (2018)
- Jackson Book Festival (Poetry contest – original poems- 2019)
- Reading Fairs (2018) Virtual Reading Fairs (2020)
- Book give-a-ways (2019)
- Community Speaking Series (2019)
- Book Toaster’s Speaking Series (2019)
- Local History Speaker’s Series (2019)
- History Speaking Series (2019)
https://www.facebook.com/My-Picture-Dictionary-1144570515727430 My Picture Dictionary – Facebook page
https://www.wlbt.com/2021/05/23/residents-gather-peace-rally-looking-put-an-end-citys-crime/ Channel 3 WLBT news coverage Grove Park Stand Up, Speak Up: Rally 4 Peace
https://www.wapt.com/article/organizers-host-rally-thursday-against-violent-crime-in-the-capital-city/36358386 Stand Up, Speak Up: Rally 4 Peace – news coverage. Channel 16
https://www.facebook.com/100008552296911/videos/358166002414597/ Holiday Book Festival Nov. 2021
https://themississippilink.com/2020/12/16/community-library-mississippi-goes-virtual-highlights-2020s-intellectual-revolution/ By Janice K. Neal-Vincent, Contributing Writer, Mississippi Link newspaper
Community Library Initiative has been renamed Community Library Mississippi.
Meredith Etc sponsored the production of My First Book Series and My Picture Dictionary. All proceeds support the programs of the Community Library Mississippi.
NEWS: Community Library Mississippi’s board and volunteers distributed 147 copies of My First Book Series and My Picture Dictionary to early learner in its first 8 months of operation (July 2019 to Feb. 2020). We sell these resources too. Proceeds support our book giving program.
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Community libraries are usually located in houses, small structures, or reading rooms. Programs are controlled by neighborhood residents.
https://www.jacksonadvocateonline.com/today-paper/?pIds=34490 Virtual Holiday Book Festival ad in the Jackson Advocate newspaper
NEWS: Japanese readers have been downloading My Picture Dictionary since July of 2019. Parents and grandparents across the nation use this resource in their homes. My First Book Series is incorporated into the curriculum of day care centers. The print edition of My Picture Dictionary is in the library of early learning hubs.
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/community-library-mississippi-25619420317 Learning Tree Book Club
Virtual Reading Fair, Day 16, morning session. listen and learn. July 29, 2020
NEWS: A black and white print edition of My Picture Dictionary was recently released. It retails for $5.98. My First Book Series is on sale for $11.98 (six volumes 208 pages).
https://www.eventbrite.com/manage/events/86286781085/tickets/151148455 POETRY CONTEST- Jackson Book Festival – Tickets
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jackson-book-festival-vendors-tickets-82916315933 Book Vendor tickets. Other vendors are welcome.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2767116276653674 Local History Speaking Series launched Dec. 5, 2019 at the COFO Civil Rights Education Center, JSU, Lynch St.
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Meredith Coleman McGee, Meredith Etc, Publisher/ Acquisition Editor, spearheaded this project. She and other local educational advocates are planning to create the first state-of-the-art community library system in their hometown to promote literacy and the love for reading. The long term goal is creating community libraries throughout Jackson, Hinds County, and ultimately across the state of Mississippi.
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My First Book Series:
My 1 to 5 Activity Book Vol. 1, 42 pages
My A to G Activity Book Vol. 2, 21 pages
My H to P Activity Book Vol. 3, 49 pages
My 10 to 100 Activity Book Vol. 4, 31 pages
My 2 to 24 Activity Book Vol. 5, 36 pages
My Q to Z Activity Book Vol. 6, 56 pages
My 1 to 5 Activity Book print book $5.99. Teaches adding and math concepts via finger counting. Introduces the first five numbers in English and Spanish.
My A to G Activity Book print book $5.99. 36 pages. Introduces readers to words & shorts sentences with the alphabets A through G. Includes a family tree and a Certificate of Completion.
All book proceeds will support the planning and building funds for the Community Library Initiative of Jackson, Mississippi.
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Write to us at: Community Library Initiative, 1052 Maria Court, Jackson, MS 39204-5151
Mail contributions to: Heirsskymallcom Inc., 1052 Maria Court, Jackson, MS 39204-5151 c/o Community Library Initiative of Jackson, MS
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