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    PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN JEFFCO

    How to Find Grants

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 24, 2016

    Learn how to use the Foundation Center Cooperative database to find grants for nonprofits and individuals. Reservations required. 205-444-7816

    Training Center 2:30 pm

    ...more


    Bubble School

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 26, 2016

    Pop goes the bubble!  Join Miss Kit as we learn about how to make some of the coolest bubbles in town.


    Robotics Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 31 - July 26, 2016

    The library is excited to partner with Homewood Middle School to offer a weekly Robotics Club. Are you interested in learning how to design robots using Computer Aided Design software? We will be...more

    Roger Day Summer Reading Finale Party

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

    July 26, 2016

    Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments with a block party on the lawn! Fun for the whole family. Pizza at 6:00, Roger Day concert at 6:30.

    CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT – OTHER...more

    Family Movie Night

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

    July 26, 2016

    Join us for popcorn and a family-friendly movie. All ages welcome. 
     


    Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) for Genealogy and Family History Webinar

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

    July 26, 2016

    This live webinar will introduce the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) as a resource for family historians, genealogists, and anyone interested in learning about new research skills and...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Boys in the Boat

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 27, 2016

    Wednesday, July 27 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

    Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of...more

    Storytime All Stars

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8 - July 27, 2016

    Join Ms. Mandy for our weekly all ages storytime filled with music and fun!


    Wednesday Walk & Talk

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 25 - July 27, 2016

    This year, the Adult Summer Reading events at Hoover Public Library are focusing on health and fitness. Please join us each Wednesday May 25 - July 27 to log some steps and chat about books,...more

    Movie at the Library

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Woodlawn Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    July 6 - July 27, 2016

    Get out of the heat and enjoy a cool movie. Call the library at 205-595-2001 for more details.
     


    Party on a Stick

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

    July 27, 2016

    Create a wide variety of appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, and snacks without turning on a stove. All these tasty treats are on a skewer and are nutritious and delicious. Target audience:...more

    How to Use Legal Strategies to Protect Your Business

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

    July 28, 2016

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) will host several small business seminars in 2016 beginning in April and ending in November that will take place at the Central Library. The small business...more

    Lew-E's Read-O-Lympics

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 28, 2016

    We're capping off the summer with Lew-E the Clown as we journey through stories with magic tricks, circus skills, and audience participation.  Thanks for being a reading champion!


    What’s in Your Stars? With Andrea Mathews

    Presented by Homewood Public Library

    July 7 - July 28, 2016

    What’s in Your Stars? With Andrea Mathews

    Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom 

    Join us as we continue studying the planets and patterns of energy they...more

    I Love the 90s Trivia

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 28, 2016

    Show off your 90s trivia and pop culture knowledge and win great prizes!


    I <3 the 90's Trivia

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 28, 2016

    Show off your 90s trivia and pop culture knowledge and win great prizes!


    Computer Class – Advanced Microsoft Word

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

    July 28, 2016

    Class on advanced techniques using Microsoft Word.

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    Boost Your Sales

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

    July 28, 2016

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) will host several small business seminars in 2016 beginning in April and ending in November that will take place at the Central Library. The small business...more

    Upcycle City: Makers in the Forest - Color Me Cool

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    July 29, 2016

    Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and help to promote overall wellness, and a little wine...more

    Percy Jackson Film Festival

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

    July 29, 2016

    In celebration of Percy Jackson's upcoming August birthday, come to our Percy Jackson film festival in the Story Castle. Refreshments will be provided. 
    Target audience: tweens.


    Grubdown

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

    July 2 - July 30, 2016

    Drop by and we’ll introduce you to our scaly, crawly, furry, and friendly library pets. You can pet them and learn about how we feed, groom, and care for them.


    Body Changing

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

    July 3 - July 31, 2016

    Provides informal support in reaching healthy weight goals. Nutritional and exercise information is available, but no specific diet or plan is preferred. Provides a forum for discussion of common...more

    Library Yoga

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2016

    Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline which originated in India. Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome....more

    Discoveries in the Making

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 1, 2016

    Discoveries are part of every day at UAB. The talented trainees and faculty mentors devote endless hours to their research in the lab, the classroom, and the field, working to find solutions to...more

    Duct Tape Madness

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2016

    Duct Tape Madness Monday, August 1, at 4:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium. Come and see all the amazing creations that can be made with duct tape. No registration required.  ...more

    Duct Tape Madness

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2016

    Duct Tape Madness

    Monday, August 1, at 4:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium.

    Come and see all the amazing creations that can be made with duct tape. No registration...more

    Miss Olivia's Evening Reads: Movie Night

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    August 2, 2016

    Miss Olivia’s Evening Reads: Movie Night

    Tuesday, August 2, 5:30-7:45


    Summer Reading 2016: On Your Mark, Get Set. . . Read!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 23 - August 3, 2016

    Summer Reading program for babies through rising sixth grade  Sign up at the library May 23 through July 18.  Read for fun and receive prizes! Last day to redeem prizes is August 3.


    Money Matters Workshop – Your Spending, Your Savings, Your Future

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

    August 3, 2016

    It’s never too late to start building a better understanding of your personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. To assist you in this endeavor, the Birmingham Public Library...more

    Teen Anime Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 27 - August 4, 2016

    Teen Anime...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group:

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 4, 2016

    Join us for a lively discussion of Laura Lippman's After I'm Gone. Light refreshments will be served.

    Synopis: When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette “Bambi”...more

    Dave Crenshaw Jazz Group

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 4, 2016

    Drummer Dave Crenshaw has toured with international superstar R&B singer Maxwell and...more

    75th Anniversary Classic Film Festival

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 4, 2016

    Thursday, August 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless...more

    Beginning Quilting

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

    August 5, 2016

    Members of the East Jefferson County Quilt Guild share their vast knowledge of their beloved craft. They demonstrate one new block each month. All materials and equipment are supplied, but if you...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic

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

    August 5, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    First Fridays Fiber Arts

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    August 5, 2016

    Join us on the First Friday of each month for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroidery, and smocking—all skill levels are welcome. Drop in and stay awhile! 


    The Quotable Amelia Earhart: Lecture & Book Signing with Editor Michele Albion

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 5, 2016

    Friday, August 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Large auditorium

    Join us as we welcome author Michele Albion, editor of The Quotable Amelia Earhart, as...more

    AARP Smart Driver Course with Joe Ross

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 6, 2016

    AARP Smart Driver Course with Joe Ross Saturday, August 6, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Boardroom The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation’s first and...more

    Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 8, 2016

    Monday, August 8, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lucretia M. Somers Boardroom Are you looking to become involved at your Library?  Consider applying for the new Teen Advisory Board (TAB). TAB is...more

    7 Ways to Secure Your Business Data

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

    August 8, 2016

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) will host several small business seminars in 2016 beginning in April and ending in November that will take place at the Central Library. The small business...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: The Boys in the Boat

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 9, 2016

    Wednesday, August 9 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

    Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of...more

    Girls Who Code

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 9, 2016

    Tuesdays from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Round Auditorium. Coding for Girls is excited to transition to the first Alabama chapter of Girls Who Code. This national program...more

    Football 101 for Non-Players: Learning to Talk the Talk...or at Least Understand It

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

    August 9, 2016

    When you don't know a wideout from a tight end or a wishbone from a shotgun, it's hard to know what's going on in football—and impossible to discuss it intelligently. Coach Bobby Johns and...more

    First Step Wednesdays - Get the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 11 - August 10, 2016

    This workshop is geared towards casual users. Join us as Apple® Certified trainers for Alabama Tech-Ease answer your questions on how best to use your Apple® device. Join us 2:00 Wednesday....more

    ABCs of Medicare

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    August 10, 2016

    Karen Haiflich, an Independent Benefits Advisor, will provide simple, straightforward answers to help you better understand Medicare and all of the options available to you. Free and open to...more

    Meet James Spann

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

    August 10, 2016

    Visit the library to hear from a famous meteorologist! Mr. Spann will offer insight into the science of meteorology as well as advice for severe weather preparedness. Target audience:...more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: In the Unlikely Event

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 11, 2016

    Join us for a lively discussion of Judy Blume's In the Unlikely Event. Light refresments will be served. 

    SYNOPSIS:  In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns...more

    UAB Presents Discoveries in the Making

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and University of Alabama at Birmingham at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 11, 2016

    Thursday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium
    Join us as UAB Graduate students report on their fields of study and...more

    Concerts in the Forest: Sean Michael Ray

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    August 12, 2016

    Back (again!) by popular demand, world-renowned bassist and Birmingham native Sean Michael and his group of amazingly talented musicians ‘rock the forest’ every time they perform. Free event....more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 13, 2016

    Knot just for knitters! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider. Work on your projects and make new friends in the process.


    Back to School with Shopkins

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 13, 2016

    School is back in session, and the Shopkins are ready to celebrate with you at the library!


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