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    PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN JEFFCO

    TEEN Advisory Board

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

    October 1, 2014

    Make your voice known by helping the library decide what books, movies, music, and video games the Teen Department should buy and what programs we should offer! Snacks served.  

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    Kidz Kitchen with Hello Kitty

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 4, 2014

    Make Halloween inspired treats that are adorable and delicious!  All ages are welcome.


    EDRW - Food-Related Activities at the Pepper Place Market

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Pepper Place Saturday Market

    October 4, 2014

    Bring the kids by BPL’s crafts table at Pepper Place Market for food-related art projects. On Twitter, join Erin Bass from Deep South Magazine for a live chat about food in Southern...more

    EDRW - Food Writers Fair

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

    October 5, 2014

    Chef Clayton Sherrod of the Lawson State Community College’s Culinary Arts Program and chefs Adam Elliott and Deborah Harris will do a cooking demo of Sherrod’s Bananas Foster. Sherrod...more

    EDRW - Sunday in the Park with Food Trucks and Crafts

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library

    October 5, 2014

    Enjoy music and spoken word poetry during our food truck and craft fair at Avondale Park. Vendors will be selling hand-crafted items with a literary twist. Popular Birmingham food trucks will be...more

    Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Poland

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 5, 2014

    Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents programs on food and coffee from around the world. In October, we'll explore the cuisine of Poland.


    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

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

    October 6, 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

    EDRW - Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook Cover Art Contest Reception

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

    October 6, 2014

    This reception will honor winners in the Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook cover art and recipe contest, presented by Dreamland and the Birmingham Public Library. The contest is open to grades K-8...more

    Keyboarding Class

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

    October 6, 2014

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


    Basic PC Class

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

    October 6, 2014

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


    Family Movie Night

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library, Bessemer

    October 6, 2014

    Please join us on Monday, October 6th at 5:30 p.m. After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. Free...more

    Pumpkin Painting

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 7, 2014

    Bring your own pumpkin!  We'll supply the paint and fun.  All ages


    1-2-3 Play With Me

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

    September 9 - October 7, 2014

    1-2-3 Play with Me is an exciting interactive playgroup for kids—birth through age 3—and their parents. This fun-filled program includes activity centers, an art station, and a whole...more

    EDRW - Urban Homesteading Panel

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

    October 7, 2014

    You can live off the land, even in the middle of the city. This panel of experts will tell you how to get started. Katie Davis of Jones Valley Teaching Farm; Josh Terrell of Hop City; and Sallie...more

    Basic Internet Class

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

    October 7, 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.


    Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 7, 2014

    Storytime for all ages!


    1-2-3 Play With Me

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

    September 10 - October 8, 2014

    1-2-3 Play with Me is an exciting interactive playgroup for kids—birth through age 3—and their parents. This fun-filled program includes activity centers, an art station, and a whole...more

    EDRW - Literary Cocktail Competition at The Collins Bar

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library

    October 8, 2014

    The Collins Bar will host a happy hour cocktail contest with a Jazz Age theme featuring local bartending members of the United States Bartending Guild. USBG president William Batson of Bar Hops...more

    Pallet Party

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

    October 8, 2014

    Come create a beautiful painting with the help of artist Cherie Hunt.


    Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 8, 2014

    Storytime for all ages!


    Wood Burning

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

    October 9, 2014

    Discover and explore the world of wood burning. This will be an exciting program so don't miss out. Supplies provided. 


    EDRW - Food Stories and Latte Art at The Red Cat Coffeehouse

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and The Red Cat

    October 9, 2014

    Join writer and Alabama native Jack Pendarvis of Oxford American magazine and Cartoon Network's Adventure Time fame and Birmingham's Arc Light Stories storytellers as they entertain with...more

    Alabama Ghost Stories

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 9, 2014

    Local historian Jim Phillips will entertain us with creepy tales about Alabama ghosts. Appropriate for adults.


    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 9, 2014

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

    SYNOPSIS: Just after dawn, Caren walks the grounds of Belle Vie, the historic plantation house in...more

    Mummy & Me

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 9, 2014

    Story Time for our younger patrons and their friends with Ms. Renee!


    Library Skills 101

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 10, 2014

    Learn your way around the Library! Includes a scavenger hunt and a session on navigating the online catalog. Perfect for homeschoolers, K-8th grade. Registration begins Sept. 26.


    EDRW - InstagramBham Contest

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

    October 3 - October 10, 2014

    During the entire festival, participants and attendees are encouraged to take pictures of their favorite EDRW moments and tag them on Instagram with the hashtags #EDRW and #InstagramBham....more

    EDRW - Everybody’s Gotta Eat Poster Exhibit

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

    September 22 - October 10, 2014

    Created by Debra Riffe, this exhibit highlights Southern culture and its food. It will be located on the first floor of the Central Library. Riffe's exhibit Every Line Tells a Story is on...more

    EDRW - Birmingham's Best Bites and the Instagrammys

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

    October 10, 2014

    End EDRW on a savory note with Food Network Star finalist Martie Duncan and some of her food expert friends during Birmingham’s Best Bites finale party. Enjoy delicious bites and watch for...more

    Creeps & Bounds

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 10, 2014

    Movement activities for 30 to 48 months, with adult partner. Registration is required, and begins online, Monday at 10:00 a.m. the week of the event. No unregistered...more

    TEENS: Minecraft in the Forest

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

    October 11, 2014

    Create, build and dominate in the sensational game that has taken the internet by storm! Registration begins on Oct 1, 2014. To register contact Daniel at 205-978-3683. ...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

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

    October 11, 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, Hoover

    October 11, 2014

    Get ready for winter by crafting with your fellow hobbyists. Grab your yarn and get ready to knit, crochet, embroider, etc.


    Nightmare on Oak Street Horror Double Feature

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

    October 11, 2014

    Adults ages 18 and up only!

    Before there was Amityville, there was Harrisville.  Based on a true story, our...more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    October 11, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening the newly released Steve Harvey blockbuster movie sequel. Everyone is welcome.


    Say Hola to Spanish!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 11, 2014

    Join Miss Erika in a Spanish Story Time that combines English and Spanish text for a multicultural Story Time experience!


    Adaptations Screening Party

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

    October 12, 2014

    Adaptations: Each month Avondale Library highlights a movie based on a book. The film is featured with a screening party at the library and copies of the book are available for checkout...more

    Free Sunday Afternoon Matinee

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

    October 12, 2014

    The Five Points West presents a free Sunday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening the newly released movie featuring Japan's most famous creature, revised for 2014. Everyone is...more

    Book Discussion Group- The House Girl by Tara Conklin

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library, Irondale

    October 13, 2014

    Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month at 2:00 pm for a lively book discussion! October's selection is The House Girl by Tara Conklin. New members are always welcome! Books are...more

    Newspaper rolling for the humane society.

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 13, 2014

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


    Read Your Own Adventure Book Group: Horror

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 13, 2014

    Share your favorite horror book with the group and discover other great reads.


    E-Mail

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

    October 13, 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

    E-Mail: Job Links

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

    October 13, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we learn how to response to Job Alerts, through E-mail.  Prerequisite includes having taken Basic Internet. You must have E-mail address.


    TEENS: Anime Night

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

    October 14, 2014

    Join us for an evening of anime, where the audience decides what we watch and, we have some great snacks to eat!    


    Spiritual Leader Lama Deshek Lecture on the Dalai Lama

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

    October 14, 2014

    To help the public learn more about the Dalai Lama prior to his Birmingham visit in late October, the Birmingham Public Library will host a lecture on the Dalai Lama. Spiritual leader Lama Deshek...more

    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 14, 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

    Spanish Conversation Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 14, 2014

    Spanish speakers of all levels are invited to practice the language and learn about the culture.


    Family Storytime: Cardboardopia!

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library, Irondale

    October 14, 2014

    What can you make with a cardboard box? Really, the possibilities are limitless!

    Spark your creativity with a story and cardboard construction time! We'll bring the cardboard and duct...more

    Word Basic 2010

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

    October 14, 2014

    Learn basic skills of word processing.


    TEENS: Studio 1221 Teen Art

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

    October 15, 2014

    What’s October without a jack-o'-lantern?? Come to the library as we make our own ghouly creations and eat Halloween themed snacks! Pumpkins provided.


    10 Questions for the Dalai Lama Screening

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

    October 15, 2014

    Attend a free screening of the documentary 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

    The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will appear at Regions Field on Sunday, October 26, at 2 p.m. as...more

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