Plan to visit your local library on Snapshot Day

Published 2:10 pm Friday, July 16, 2021

Make plans to show your support for the Bassfield & Prentiss Public Libraries on Snapshot Day.

“Snapshot Day is our day to shine and show our lawmakers the impact your local library makes during one day in the community,” said Library Branch Manager Jackie Miller.

Citizens are asked to visit the Prentiss Public Library or the Dr. Frank L. Leggett Public Library in Bassfield on July 22 and complete a short survey.

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Participants will take the author poll at the library or online and choose their favorite Mississippi author.

They are also asked to leave a love note, (forms will be available) and telling why they love the library before having their picture made with the Snapshot Day selfie frame.

Pictures will be shared with the Mississippi Library Commission as part of the statewide campaign.

“Your participation will be greatly appreciated.”

The Prentiss Public Library is located at 2229 Pearl Street. It is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. It is closed each day from noon until 1 p.m. for lunch. Call 601-792-5845 for more information.

The Dr. Frank L. Leggett Public Library in Bassfield is located at 226-A General Robert E. Blount Drive and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.  and closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.

Call 601-943-5420 for more information.