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    PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN JEFFCO

    Radical Reactions – Fizz, Bang…Wow!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and McWane Science Center at East Ensley Branch Library (BPL)

    July 22, 2014

    Young scientists will experience fizzing foam, colorful concoctions, and many more science-filled surprises from the McWane Science Center.

    ...more


    Skin and Bones Comedy Circus (Summer Library Program)

    Presented by Clay Public Library at Clay Community Center

    July 22, 2014

    Packed with family entertainment, this show features trained dogs and potbellied pigs, juggling, low wire, magic, and plenty of comedy. Join us for our 5th annual summer library program! We have...more

    Birmingham Zoo

    Presented by Midfield Public Library at Midfield Public Library

    July 22, 2014

    Fizz, Boom, Read! Finale. Visit with some special zoo animals and pick up your summer reading certificate


    B-I-N-G-O!

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

    July 22, 2014

    Come play BINGO and win a book!


    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 22, 2014

    This group provides support for those grieving the loss of their pets. This group will meet for four consecutive weeks on Tuesday evenings.

    Participation in the workshop is free, however...more

    Mother Goose

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

    June 4 - July 23, 2014

    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss Eve for ages 12-24 months with a caregiver. Every Wednesday at 9:30 and 10:30 am. Call to register, or register online at ...more

    Band Bracelets

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

    July 23, 2014

    Learn to make a band bracelet in the colors that match your style.


    Leeds LIbrary Book Club

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

    July 23, 2014

    Each month the book club reads and discussed a new book sharing their thoughts and ideas bouth the books in question.


    Magic and Science with Larry Moore

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

    July 23, 2014

    What happens when you mix magic and science? You get a program that can only be explained by Larry Moore, the magic man. He shows you how your senses can be fooled by magic and how magic and...more

    Radical Reactions – Fizz, Bang…Wow!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and McWane Science Center at Ensley Branch Library (BPL)

    July 23, 2014

    Young scientists will experience fizzing foam, colorful concoctions, and many more science-filled surprises from the McWane Science Center.


    Spark a Reaction Finale

    Presented by Midfield Public Library at Midfield Public Library

    July 23, 2014

    Spark a Reaction! Finale... Play BINGO, win prizes, and pick up your summer reading certificate.


    Summer Reading Finale: Roger Day

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 22 - July 24, 2014

    A jam-packed musical concert that encourages kids to SING LOUD, JUMP HIGH and DREAM BIG in the Library Theatre!


    SNaP: Cool Science with McWane

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

    July 24, 2014

    SNaP: COOL SCIENCE WITH MCWANE
    The folks from McWane bring their insane science experiments for you to try. Rising 3rd - 6th graders. No registration required.
     


    Patty Cake

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

    June 5 - July 24, 2014

    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss Rachel for ages 0-12 months with a caregiver. Every Thursday at 9:30 am and 10:30 am. Call 205-879-0497 to register, or register online at...more

    Movie and Popcorn

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

    June 5 - July 24, 2014

    Movies for rising 3rd - 6th graders, with popcorn. Every Thursday in June and July, 3:30 pm.


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

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

    July 24, 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

    Summer Reading Finale! Teen Gaming Day!

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library

    July 24, 2014

     Summer Reading Finale is a celebration of meeting reading goals, participating at the library, and enriching your summer! Join us for some gaming fun!

    Ages: 12-18 yrs....more

    B-I-N-G-O!

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

    July 24, 2014

    Come play BINGO and win a book!


    UVH 12 FDR: The New Deal

    Presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Alabama and University of Alabama

    July 3 - July 24, 2014

    Franklin D. Roosevelt efforts of overcoming the challenges of the Great Depression vs. current presidents and similar crises. Review New Deal programs successes and failures.


    Free Adult Computer Classes

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

    July 8 - July 24, 2014

    The Five Points West will be sponsoring free adult computer classes. All adults were welcome. Registration is required.


    Baby Led Weaning Class

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

    July 24, 2014

    Come to our monthly mommy playdate and learn about Baby Led Weaning while the kiddos play. Already done weaning? No problem! All are welcome at any stage of motherhood and we hope...more

    Library Store

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

    July 25, 2014

    Save the tickets you earn to spend at the library store! The store will be open according to the calendar times listed. All store items will be marked with a 'price' for readers to...more

    Radical Reactions – Fizz, Bang…Wow!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and McWane Science Center at Inglenook Branch Library (BPL)

    July 25, 2014

    Young scientists will experience fizzing foam, colorful concoctions, and many more science-filled surprises from the McWane Science Center.


    Outdoor Concert Series: Erin Mitchell Cornelius

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

    July 25, 2014

    We’re so excited to have Erin back! She has truly put her stamp on the Southeast music scene, establishing herself as Birmingham’s premier blues and...more

    After Hours on the Plaza: Game Nite

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 25, 2014

    Put your game face on and team up with your fellow gamers! Video games, board games, card based games and more! We provide many games, but you're also welcome to bring your favorites.


    Friday Movie Madness

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

    June 6 - July 25, 2014

    All ages. Join us every Friday in June and July for the latest DVD releases for kids. Popcorn and drinks provided. Movie list can be picked up at the Children’s Desk.


    13th Annual Math & Science Day

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

    July 26, 2014

    The Annual Math & Science Day conducted by Kwanzaa Year Round, Science for Kids Ministry, and hosted by the Five Points West Library, 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL, will be held Saturday, July...more

    Mr. Mac

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

    June 7 - July 26, 2014

    Stories, puppets, and songs with Mr. Mac for all ages with a caregiver. Every Saturday at 10:30 am. No registration required.


    Library Store

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

    July 26, 2014

    Save the tickets you earn to spend at the library store! The store will be open according to the calendar times listed. All store items will be marked with a 'price' for readers to...more

    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 26, 2014

    Jeanie Thompson, Director of Alabama Writers' Forum will present "Writing Ourselves Into History Through Persona Poetry." 

    Write Club is a monthly forum for local...more

    Justin Cross

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 27, 2014

    Singer-songwriter whose song "Drink the Water" has over one million views on YouTube.


    Monday Morning Knitting Club

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

    February 10 - July 28, 2014

    Come join an informal knitting group. First project provided. Beginners welcome.


    The ABC'S of Alzheimers

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

    July 28, 2014

    A representative from Alzheimer's of Central Alabama will be discussing the  disease from diagnosis to day to day care of the patient. if you have a  loved one who has this disease...more

    Maker Monday

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

    June 2 - July 28, 2014

    Register to participate in some cool hands-on activities.

    Most Maker Monday activities will be held outside, so wear...more

    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 28, 2014

    Casablanca is easy to enter, but much harder to leave, especially if you're wanted by the Nazis. Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine...more

    Animal Appetites (Summer Library Program)

    Presented by Clay Public Library at Clay Community Center

    July 29, 2014

    Natural History Education Co. of the MidSouth presents "Animal Appetites." With each animal presented, learn how the animal hunts (or avoids being preyed upon), how it adapts and...more

    Together With Twos

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

    June 3 - July 29, 2014

    Storytime for children 24 months and under and a caregiver. This storytime is age-appropriate for toddlers with short stories, songs and lots of movement. Each program is 30 minutes in length....more

    Genre Reading Group - National Parks/Travel/Vacations

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

    July 29, 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

    Learn to Quilt

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

    July 29, 2014

    A centuries old craft done by our ancestors is brought back to life by YOU, the participant! This is a  fun and worthwhile craft to master.


    Basic Crochet Class

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

    June 2 - July 29, 2014

    If you are a beginner this class will be perfect for you. This fun class teaches you basic crochet stitches and much more. Joan Black, instructor.


    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 29, 2014

    This group provides support for those grieving the loss of their pets. This group will meet for four consecutive weeks on Tuesday evenings.

    Participation in the workshop is free, however...more

    Brown Bag Lunch Series - July 2014

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

    July 2 - July 30, 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

    Story Friends

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

    June 4 - July 30, 2014

    Storytime for preschoolers 5 years and under and a caregiver. This storytime  has longer stories, interspersed with songs and movement activities. This program is 45 minutes in...more

    Movie at the Library

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

    July 9 - July 30, 2014

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


    Active Living @ Your Library

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

    July 2 - July 30, 2014

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


    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!


    Adult Summer Reading Program

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

    June 1 - July 31, 2014

    We are excited to offer our first Adult Summer Reading Program this summer. Our clubs for kids and teens are always popular, but why should they have all the fun? Now is the perfect time to try...more

    Adult Summer Reading - Bad Art Night

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

    July 31, 2014

    It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for, Bad Art Night! Ages 18 and up only. Tonight, let your inner artist run free…but only if it’s really, REALLY bad. All you...more

    Love in the Library: Authors Event

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 1, 2014

    Best-selling romance author Lauren Willig and a panel of romance authors, including Abbi Glines, Suzanne Johnson, and Beatriz Williams will speak. A reception and book signing will follow.


    Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event at Avondale Library

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

    August 1, 2014

    Enjoy the perfect blend of free beer samples from Avondale Brewery and a night of poetry during the Birmingham Public Library's monthly Bards and Brews, Friday, August 1, at Avondale Library,...more

    Love in the Library: Local Authors Event

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 2, 2014

    More "Love in the Library" with a local romance author panel including Gayle Wilson, Ingrid Seymour, Jennifer Echols, Christy Reece (Ella Grace), and Lexi George.

    Book signings...more

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