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    PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN JEFFCO

    Free Movie!

    Presented by Leeds Jane Culbreth Library at Leeds–Jane Culbreth Public Library

    July 31, 2014

    There's nothing better on a hot afternoon than a free movie! Join us for popcorn and drinks as we show a G rated film for all!

    ...more


    Visit by Children's Author and Storyteller Bil Lepp

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

    August 6, 2014

    Join BPL for a night of humor and storytelling. Bil Lepp's family-friendly tall tales and stories have gained fans of all ages and walks of life. His latest book, The King of Little...more

    Visit by Children's Author and Storyteller Bil Lepp

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

    August 7, 2014

    Join BPL for a night of humor and storytelling. Bil Lepp's family-friendly tall tales and stories have gained fans of all ages and walks of life. His latest book, The King of Little...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The House Girl

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 7, 2014

    Join us as we discuss The House Girl by Tara Conklin. Refreshments provided.

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

    Lard Bucket Bluegrass Band

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 7, 2014

    Upbeat bluegrass band features lightning fast picking and a good sense of humor. They've played everywhere from the renowned Station Inn in Nashville to Birmingham's very own...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

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

    August 9, 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

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 9, 2014

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


    Adaptations Screening Party

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

    August 10, 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

    Book Discussion Group- The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library

    August 11, 2014

    Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month at 2:00 pm for a lively book discussion! August's selection is The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton. New members are always welcome! Books are voted...more

    Basic PC Class

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

    August 11, 2014

    Come join us for this amazing class and learn basic computer skills! Prerequisite: Keyboarding.


    Keyboarding Class

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

    August 11, 2014

    Come join us for this amazing keyboarding class at the library!
    No previous experience is necessary.


    Read Your Own Adventure Book Group: Short Stories

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 11, 2014

    Share your favorite book of short stories and find other great reads. Whether you're a fan of classics from Anton Checkov or you love modern masters like Haruki Murakami, this is the place to...more

    The Bookies Book Group: Transatlantic by Colum McCann

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

    August 12, 2014

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

    From amazon.com

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED ONE...more

    Basic Internet Class

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

    August 12, 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.


    Elementary! The Story of Shirley Holmes Featuring Hitman with a Heart

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

    August 13, 2014

    Shirley Holmes is an elderly—but spry—woman who is convinced that she is the only living descendant of the legendary crime solver Sherlock Holmes. She refuses to be convinced the...more

    Financing and Lending Sources for Growing Your Business

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

    August 14, 2014

    Get the information you need to grow your business. Learn about alternative lending sources and more.


    Run for Your Life!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 14, 2014

    Hoover High School's Coach Devon Hind will share life lessons and stories of leadership to inspire us all. Book signing to follow. Coach Hind has coached cross-country and track at Hoover High...more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Beginner's Goodbye

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 14, 2014

    Join us as we discuss Anne Tyler's The Beginner's Goodbye. Refreshments are provided.

    SYNOPSIS: Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron grew up fending off a sister who...more

    It’s Not Bossy If You’re The Boss: Tips for Women in Business

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 16, 2014

    Do you want to be your own boss? PROPS – Intentional Business, Amazing Women presents “It’s Not Bossy If You’re The Boss: Tips for Women in Business.”


    Homewood Library Foundation Block Party!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 16, 2014

    The Homewood Library Foundation Board is hosting a First Annual “Block Party” Fundraiser. Tickets go on sale July 21st in the Homewood Public Library Adult Services Department....more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    August 16, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released Tyler Perry movie. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.


    Notary Basics: Training for the Alabama Notary

    Presented by Notaries for Alabama and Alabama Notary and Process Server

    August 17, 2014

    Notary Basics explains the role and responsibilities of the notary, proper notarization techniques, the difference between an acknolwedgement, jurat and oath, and Alabama...more

    Free Sunday Movie Matinee

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

    August 17, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released movie which deals with a little boy and heaven. Light refreshments will be...more

    Yahoo!

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

    August 18, 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...more

    Gmail

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

    August 18, 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...more

    Documentaries After Dark - Debt

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

    August 19, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    Margaret Atwood's visionary book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is the basis for this riveting and poetic documentary on debt in its various forms...more

    Word Basic 2010

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

    August 19, 2014

    Learn basic skills of word processing.


    Glue Gun Gang: Book Box

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 19 - August 21, 2014

    Make a stylish hideaway out of used hardback books. Free event. Adults only. Reservations required. Call 444-7840 to sign up.
    Pick one session.

    Tuesday, August 19 at 6:30 pm...more

    Alabama Author and Blogger Stacey Little

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 23, 2014

    Come meet and hear Alabama Author and Southern Food blogger Stacey Little on Saturday, August 23 at 2 p.m. at Hoover Public Library. His book, The Southern Bite Cookbook, contains recipes from his...more

    Haiku Workshop

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

    August 23, 2014

    Release your inner poet and attend a free haiku workshop in Central Library's first floor conference room. Terri French, the Southeast region coordinator for the Haiku Society of America, will...more

    Write Club: James Braziel and Tina Mozelle Braziel

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 23, 2014

    James Braziel and Tina Mozelle Braziel will present "Creating Character Voice in Fiction and Poetry."

    Write Club, the library's monthly forum for amateur writers, will...more

    Mollie McFarland, viola

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 24, 2014

    Join us for an eclectic afternoon of music with violist Mollie McFarland who plays everything from folk to classical music.


    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 25, 2014

    Arthur Dent is an ordinary man until he discovers that his best friend is an alien, that the world is going to be destroyed, and ends up hitchhiking on a spaceship. His friend Ford gives him a...more

    American Girl: Back to School Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 26, 2014

    Start the year off with Samantha and her friends, as they help you make some special school accessories of your own. Registration begins Aug. 5. Grades K-6


    Genre Reading Group - World War II

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

    August 26, 2014

    In 2014, the Genre Reading Group will be celebrating a national holiday or commemorative month at each meeting. Participants are encouraged to pick ANY book relating to the topic...more

    Adaptations AfterParty - Catching Fire

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

    August 26, 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

    Word Advance 2010

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

    August 26, 2014

    Learn advance skills of word processing.


    Brown Bag Lunch Series - August 2014

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

    August 6 - August 27, 2014

    The doors open at noon and the program begins promptly at 12:30pm. Please bring a sack lunch; drinks and dessert provided. For more information, contact Katie at 205-445-1118 or...more

    Active Living @ Your Library

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

    August 13 - August 27, 2014

    The Active Living participants will enjoy movies, learn new skills, and create beautiful crafts. Light refreshments will be provided.


    Movie Time

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

    August 28, 2014

    Looking for a great movie? We got you covered. Bring a friend, sit back and relax. The movie is on us.


    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    August 30, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released Webslinger movie. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.


    Church & Oak Book Group

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library and Church Street Coffee and Books at Church Street Coffee & Books

    March 6 - September 4, 2014

    Church & Oak is a new book group formed by co-founders Carrie Rollwagen, owner of Church Street Coffee and Books, and Amanda Westfall, research librarian at the Emmet O’Neal Library. The...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Cutting Season

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 4, 2014

    Join us as we discuss The Cutting Season by Attica Locke. Refreshments provided.

    SYNOPSIS: Caren Gray manages Louisiana's stately Belle Vie, an antebellum...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 House Girl by Tara Conklin

    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 House Girl by Tara Conklin. New members are always welcome! Books are...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. 
     


    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

    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. 


    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.


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