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    Technology Tuesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone with Jeff Mann

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 2, 2014

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? Apple releases their newest operating system in late September, and Jeff Mann will spend a portion of this session preparing you on what to expect in the next big update and how it can benefit you. This workshop is geared towards casual users. Join us as Jeff Mann, Apple® Certified trainer for Alabama Tech- Ease, a member of the Apple® ...more


    Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

    September 5, 2014

    Enjoy the perfect blend of free beer samples and a night of poetry during the Birmingham Public Library's monthly Bards and Brews, Friday, September 5, at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, 6:30...more

    Woody's Roundup

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 6, 2014

    Join Woody and Jessie on an old-fashioned western adventure.  All ages


    Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Greece

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 7, 2014

    Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents FREE programs on food and coffee from around the world. Complimentary samples provided. In September, we explore the foods and coffees of Greece.

     


    Book Discussion Group- The Good House by Ann Leary

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library

    September 8, 2014

    Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month at 2:00 pm for a lively book discussion! September's selection is The Good House by Ann Leary. New members are always welcome! Books are voted on...more

    Read Your Own Adventure Book Group: Southern Fiction

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 8, 2014

    Share your favorite Southern fiction and find other great reads. This book group meets once a month and discusses a different genre of fiction each time. 
     


    September Family Movie Night

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library

    September 8, 2014

    Please join us on Monday, September 8th at 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium. In the Lego universe, the wizard Vitruvius attempts to protect a super-weapon called the "Kragle" from the evil...more

    Gmail

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 8, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we learn how to create a free email account using a web-based email service provider such as Yahoo and Gmail. Prerequisite includes having taken Basic Internet.


    Yahoo!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 8, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we learn how to create a free email account using a web-based email service provider such as Yahoo and Gmail. Prerequisite includes having taken Basic Internet.


    The Bookies Book Group: Salon Discussion, Book(s) of Choice

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 9, 2014

    The Bookies meet at 10:00 am in the Library's Conference Room 

    According to ...more

    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Five Points West Regional Library (BPL)

    September 9, 2014

    At the Snack & Learn Events, we will discuss the opportunities, challenges and pitfalls we all face in our financial lives. We will present some ways to potentially avoid the pitfalls and...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Author Michael Morris Will Be Our Special Guest

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 9, 2014

    Join us as we welcome Michael Morris, award-winning Birmingham author, to our book club. We will be discussing his latest, Man in the Blue Moon, a magical and mesmerizing page-turner rooted in...more

    How to Care for Orchids

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL)

    September 9, 2014

    Master Gardener Richard Healy will lead a free workshop on how to care for orchids on Tuesday, September 9, 6:30 p.m., at the Springville Road Library.

    There are more 2,000 orchid species,...more

    Family Storytime: Zoo to You!

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library

    September 9, 2014

    School has begun and that means a return of Family Storytime! We hope you will join us for our first Family Storytime of the school year on Tuesday, September 9th at 6:00 pm. We will have an...more

    Introduction to Researching Your Family History

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Wylam Branch Library (BPL)

    September 9, 2014

    Staff from the Southern History Department of Birmingham Public Library will help participants get started in tracing their family history. Light refreshments will be provided.


    Basic Internet Class

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 9, 2014

    Come join for an amazing internet class at the library and learn how to navigate the world wide web!  Prerequisites include Keyboarding and Basic PC


    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The House Girl

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 11, 2014

    Join us as we discuss Tara Conklin's The House Girl. Refreshments are provided. 

    Virginia, 1852. Seventeen-year-old Josephine Bell decides to run from the failing tobacco...more

    Flower Arrangement

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL)

    September 11, 2014

    Flower arrangement has been a popular art for centuries. Get step-by-step instructions and learn how to create the perfect balance. Instructor: Jamie Reeves. 


    Logotherapy & the Search for Meaning in Life with Charles McLafferty, Jr., PhD

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 11, 2014

    Logotherapy was developed by Holocaust survivor Dr. Viktor Frankl, who noted that each person is motivated by the need for a unique sense of meaning and purpose in life. Many individuals find...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 13, 2014

    Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts. Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider.


    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

    Presented by The Blue Box Companions - Doctor Who Fan Club at Homewood Public Library

    September 13, 2014

    The Blue Box Companions of Birmingham is a Doctor Who and British Television fan club located in Birmingham, Alabama. Our group meets once a month to watch Doctor Who as well as other British...more

    Adaptations Screening Party

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    September 14, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    This Just In!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 15, 2014

    A book club for grades 4-6!  Which of the latest are really the greatest? Read a book published in the last six months. Make a commercial to spread the word. 

    Space is...more

    Outside the Lines Program: Astrology, More Than Just Your Sun Sign, With Andrea Mathews

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 15, 2014

    Astrology is not just about your Sun sign. Nor does it forecast your future. These are the myths that have surrounded astrology as its skeptics declare it unfounded. Astrology is much more than...more

    E-Book Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 15, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we enter the exciting world of E-Books.


    Audiobooks Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 15, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we enter the exciting world of E-Books.


    Neuroscience Cafe: Multiple Sclerosis - How does your immune system talk to your brain?

    Presented by Hoover Public Library and University of Alabama at Birmingham at Hoover Public Library

    September 15, 2014

    Presented by the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center, Tara DeSilva, Ph.D, and Khurram Bashir, M.D., will discuss this topic.


    Mr. P's Just Art

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    Create your own one of a kind masterpiece with Mr. P. All ages are welcome.


    The A, B, C’s of Medicare with Karen Haiflich

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    Have you been wondering about all the new changes to our Medicare Benefits? Karen Haiflich will answer all your questions about how benefits are currently computed, how to become insured, and how...more

    Essential Oils, Aromatherapy and Your Health with Cheryl Burnette

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    Essential oils use is not limited to aromatherapy. There are hundreds of ways to use essential oils and those who use them find new applications everyday! Using essential oils in your everyday...more

    Documentaries After Dark - The Fine Wine War

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 16, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    A film about power, passion and the fine wine game. Something unprecedented is happening to the fine wine market and that something is China. While the dragon economy...more

    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL)

    September 16, 2014

    At the Snack & Learn Events, we will discuss the opportunities, challenges and pitfalls we all face in our financial lives. We will present some ways to potentially avoid the pitfalls and...more

    Brown Bag Workshop - Reference USA

    Presented by Irondale Public Library and Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce at Irondale Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    ReferenceUSA is one of the most powerful and diverse databases in the Jefferson County collection of business databases. The up-to-date, national data can help the established business track...more

    Creating an Amazon account

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 16, 2014

    Come to this exciting class learn how to create an Amazon account and enjoy the security of shopping online.


    After-School Special: Be-at Your Best

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 17, 2014

    Mark Seymour brings his inspirational music show to remind us to be-at our best.


    Brown Bag Lunch Series event for National Medicare Education Week

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 17, 2014

    National Medicare Education Week (NMEW) is an official week dedicated to helping baby boomers, Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers learn more about Medicare. This free event will...more

    EDRW - Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook Recipe Contest

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    August 19 - September 17, 2014

    Dreamland Bar-B-Que and the Birmingham Public Library invite K-8 classrooms to put on their chef hats and create a kid-friendly Dreamland recipe. One winning classroom will be treated to a...more

    Get Ready for Kindergarten with License to Read

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Avondale Branch Library (BPL)

    September 3 - September 17, 2014

    A presentation on "How to Use the Library" will be presented to kindergartners. Students will enjoy a short library thematic story and also be offered library card applications.


    Glue Gun Gang: Craft Supply Swap, Show and Tell

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 16 - September 18, 2014

    Bring your extra arts and crafts supplies for a casual swap. Show off your current projects. Stop by and say hello! Adults only. Free event. Reservations are NOT required. Call 444-7840 for more...more

    How Do I Make Money with My Website - Presented by Renasant Bank

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 18, 2014

    How Do I Make Money with My Website
    Andrea Walker, Corporate Communications Manager, Walter Energy

    All businesses are becoming more digital due to the growth of social...more

    Game Time

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL)

    September 18, 2014

    Teens relax with a friend and enjoy the Wii, board games, and more.


    Neuroscience Café: Exploring the Biology of Depression

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 18, 2014

    About one in six people in the U.S will succumb to depression at some point during their life span. Depression is a common, long-lasting and diverse psychiatric syndrome that significantly affects...more

    Movie Showing - The Fault in Our Stars

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library

    September 18, 2014

    In celebration of The Fault in Our Stars film being released on DVD, we invite you to come watch the film with us on the big screen.
    Thursday, September 18th at 4:00 pm.


    Standing Room Only presents Save Latin: A Wes Anderson Double Feature

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 19, 2014

    SAVE LATIN: A WES ANDERSON APPRECIATION NIGHT MOVIE DOUBLE FEATURE

    A Standing Room Only Event. Ages 21 & Up Only.

    Have you always wanted...more

    Disaster Preparedness

    Presented by Gardendale Martha Moore Public Library at Gardendale–Martha Moore Public Library

    September 22, 2014

    Craig Wooten from the Jefferson/ Shelby chapter of the American Red Cross will be here to present a program on preparing for disasters. There will be a power pont presentation, and he will answer...more

    Excel Basic

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 22, 2014

    Come join us at the Birmingham Library for this exciting spreadsheet class.  
    Prerequisites include Microsoft Word.


    Stephanie Perry Moore Author Visit

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 22, 2014

    Stephanie Perry Moore is a young adult novelist with more than 60 titles full of heart, sass, and grit that moves young audiences. Her words leave readers wanting MOORE. For information on Moore,...more

    Stephanie Perry Moore Author Visit

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Avondale Branch Library (BPL)

    September 22, 2014

    Stephanie Perry Moore is a young adult novelist with more than 60 titles full of heart, sass, and grit that moves young audiences. Her words leave readers wanting MOORE. For information on Moore,...more

    Stephanie Perry Moore Author Visit

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL)

    September 22, 2014

    Stephanie Perry Moore is a young adult novelist with more than 60 titles full of heart, sass, and grit that moves young audiences. Her words leave readers wanting MOORE. For information on Moore,...more

    Teen Library Board

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 23, 2014

    Want to get volunteer credit for helping plan library programs? Join us for the TLB's first meeting. Snacks served! 

    For Hoover students grades 7-12.


    Calling All Teens: Movie & Pizza Party

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 23, 2014

    Join us for an amazing recently released movie and your fill of pizza!.Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that...more

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