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    Together with Twos in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 6 - October 27, 2014

    For 2 year olds and their caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.

    Must register. Space is limited to 15 children.

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    TEENS: Scary Movie Night

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    October 28, 2014

    This afternoon we’ll be screening some scary movies for teens to get us in the mood for this Friday! You’ll decide what we watch, and we’ll see who has the guts to eat our daring...more

    Genre Reading Group - Scary/Creepy/Thrilling

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

    October 28, 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

    Mother Goose in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 7 - October 28, 2014

    For one year olds and their caregiver. Includes stories, songs, finger plays, and a snack. Must register. Space is limited to 15 children.


    West End Afterschool Reading Program

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

    September 9 - October 28, 2014

    Do you need help with reading? Ms. Willa McNeal will work with your child on phonics and reading comprehension. Grades: Grades 1-6, every Tuesday at 3:30 pm. Light snack provided.


    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Community Education South Building, Birmingham

    October 28, 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

    Evenings @ EOL: Boards & Blocks

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

    September 23 - October 28, 2014

    You bring the family, we'll bring the board games and LEGOs for free play on the fourth Tuesday of September and October. All ages. No registration required.


    Resume Workshop

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

    October 28, 2014

    One of the most important and intimidating steps in the job search process is writing a solid resume that gets the attention you want and need. This resume workshop provides detailed explanations,...more

    Job Searching Tips

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

    October 28, 2014

    This workshop will build on the skills learned in Job Searching. Participants will find resume templates and advice. Learn how to post resumes on online job sites. Learn how to fill out online job...more

    Job Searching Tips

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

    October 28, 2014

    This workshop will build on the skills learned in Job Searching. Participants will find resume templates and advice. Learn how to post resumes on online job sites. Learn how to fill out online job...more

    Count the Candy Corn

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

    October 1 - October 28, 2014

    Beginning October 1, stop by Southside Library and submit your guess for the total number of candy corn items in the jar. Patrons can submit one form each day until October 28.The winner will...more

    Just Dance

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

    October 28, 2014

    Show off your moves and break a sweat by playing Just Dance and more! Open to all teens and pre-teens, ages 11-18.


    Book-tacular Family Fun Night

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

    October 28, 2014

    Join us for a family night filled with stories, songs, and games guaranteed to tickle every little funny bone. No scary costumes please. 24-hour advance registration required.


    Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 28, 2014

    Storytime for all ages! 


    Tiny Tot Tales in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 1 - October 29, 2014

    A short, action-packed storytime for children ages 3 and under.


    After Lunch Bunch in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 1 - October 29, 2014

    A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up, right after lunch.


    Brown Bag Lunch Series - October 2014

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

    October 1 - October 29, 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), Birmingham

    October 8 - October 29, 2014

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


    Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 29, 2014

    Storytime for all ages!


    Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 29, 2014

    Storytime for all ages!


    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Orphan Train by Christina Kline Baker

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 29, 2014

    Join us as we explore Christina Kline Baker’s novel Orphan Train, a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding...more

    Storytime Live in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    Stories, songs, poetry, puppetry and more for ages 3 and up. Groups must register.


    PJ Storytime in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    Wear your pajamas to this storytime! Kids of all ages can enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and a bedtime snack.


    Hall-o-Read

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

    October 30, 2014

    This program will feature a movie with a book tie-in and a candy giveaway. Limited to 50 participants. 


    Free Adult Computer Classes

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

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

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


    Birmingham Noir: A Nighttime Walking Tour of Notorious Downtown Historic Sites

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

    October 26 - October 30, 2014

    Put on your walking shoes and join Birmingham Public Library Archivist Jim Baggett for a visit to some of Birmingham’s most infamous historic places. Learn about the Magic City’s most...more

    Trick or Treat!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 31, 2014

    Wear your costume and trick or treat through the library. 


    Watercolor Society of Alabama Members' Showcase

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

    September 21 - October 31, 2014

    Nearly 60 aqua media works from across the state will be on display September 21–October 31 during the 2014 Watercolor Society of Alabama Annual Members' Showcase at the Central Library....more

    Trick-or-Treat at the Library

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    October 31, 2014

    Stop by the library today to pick up some awesome treats. Costumes welcome!


    Show Off Your Costume

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

    October 31, 2014

    Too old for trick or treating? No worries, you can show off your costume and collect candy in the Adult Department! For grades 6-12. 

     


    Walking Dead in the Forest: Halloween Blowout

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

    October 31, 2014

    Walking Dead in the Forest: Halloween Blowout - Friday, October 31st, 8:00 - 10:00 pm  

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    Classic Monster Movie Marathon

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

    November 1, 2014

    Classic monster movies will be shown in the Youth Department's Story Castle. All ages welcome. Refreshments and scares provided!


    Self–Defense for Women with Det. Juan Rodriquez, Owner of Summit Training Academy

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 1, 2014

    The best way — in fact the only way — to prepare yourself to fight off an attacker is to take a self-defense class. Join us as Detective Juan Rodriquez, owner of the Summit Training...more

    Craft Time

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

    September 8 - November 3, 2014

    Lets make something wonderful to take home. Bring a friend to join in on the fun.


    Tot Time with Mrs. Eve: Show and Tell – My Favorite Things!

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

    November 3, 2014

    You bring something special for show and tell, and I will too! Join Mrs. Eve for a fun-filled morning of show stopping stories and songs. Tot Time is geared for 2 to 4 year olds with a caregiver...more

    Falling for Fall

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 4, 2014

    Stories and crafts for all ages.


    Documentaries After Dark - Boxing in China

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

    November 4, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country s ever-changing economic landscape--this time through...more

    Literary Lunch Bunch Book Group

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

    September 9 - November 4, 2014

    Tuesday, September 9
    The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk...more

    Technology Tuesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 4, 2014

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? This workshop, geared towards casual users, will cover topics such as installing and organizing apps, managing passwords,...more

    Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

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

    November 6, 2014

    Give your guest something to talk about. Spruce up your home with exciting arrangements bursting with beauty. Instructor: Jamie Reeves


    The Onlys

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 6, 2014

    The Onlys play a variety of rock & roll hits from the 1950s through today. Their upbeat song selection will have you up and dancing in no time!


    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Tell the Wolves I’m Home

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 6, 2014

    Join us as we discuss Carol Rifka Brunt's Tell the Wolves I'm Home

    SYNOPSIS: 1987. There’s only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old...more

    Penguin Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 8, 2014

    Join the black and white super spies for games, crafts and classified fun!  All ages


    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

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

    November 8, 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

    Beyond the Basics of Genealogy - How to Use Military Records in Family History Research

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

    November 8, 2014

    The Birmingham Public Library has vast resources to help cultivate the family tree. The library’s Tutwiler Collection of Southern History and Literature at the Central Library has been...more

    Bessemer Public Library: Annual Fall Festival

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library, Bessemer

    November 8, 2014

    Join us for a day of fun with games, food, and community awareness!


    Beyond the Basics of Genealogy - The Five Civilized Tribes and Native American Genealogy Research

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

    November 8, 2014

    The Birmingham Public Library has vast resources to help cultivate the family tree. The library’s Tutwiler Collection of Southern History and Literature at the Central Library has been...more

    Adaptations Screening Party

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

    November 9, 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

    Remembering Kristallnacht: Maury Shevin and Author Dr. Dan Puckett

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and Birmingham Holocaust Education Center at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 9, 2014

    Join us for a fascinating program featuring Alabama Holocaust Commission members Maury Shevin and Dr. Dan Puckett. Maury Shevin will share recent discoveries from the Birmingham Public Library...more

    Newspaper rolling for the local humane society.

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 10, 2014

    Helping Hands helping animals. Join us in making newspaper rolls for the local humane society.


    Tot Time with Mrs. Eve: It’s My UN-Birthday!

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

    November 10, 2014

    Happy un-birthday to you, Happy Un-birthday to me. Happy un-birthday Avondale children. Happy un-birthday to us! Please join Mrs. Eve for a silly un-birthday celebration filled with stories and...more

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