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    PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN JEFFCO

    Mr. Mac's Family Storytime

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

    September 6 - December 20, 2014

    Stories, puppets, and songs with Mr. Mac for all ages with a caregiver.

    Every Saturday at 10:30 am. No registration required.

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    Letters to Santa

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

    December 8 - December 23, 2014

    Have you been naughty or nice? Let Santa know by writing him a letter. 


    Lego Wars

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

    September 27 - December 27, 2014

    Come use our extensive Lego collection to create a unique structure based on the month’s theme. Top three creations win a prize each month! All school age...more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    December 27, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening the newly released SF/Action movie featuring a raccoon, a green girl and a talking tree....more

    Genre Reading Group - World Holidays & Festivals

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

    December 30, 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

    Grubdown

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

    September 13 - December 30, 2014

    Come meet the library pets! We will be getting each of our nine library pets out for everyone to pet, learn about, and feed.


    Kwanzaa Kraft

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

    December 30, 2014

    Help us celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa by making take home crafts.


    Kwanzaa Kraft Time

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

    December 30, 2014

    Help us celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa by making a craft to take home. 


    Brown Bag Lunch Series - December 2014

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

    December 10 - December 31, 2014

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

    Preschool Storytime

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

    September 12, 2014 - January 2, 2015

    Preschool children join the library storytellers in fun stories, music, and dance.


    Mac 101

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

    November 3, 2014 - January 2, 2015

    Learn how to maneuver your way around using the Apple Macintosh computer running Mountain Lion OS-X. Sign up sheets are available at the Circulation Desk, however, you may register by calling....more

    Hidden: A Holocaust Survivor’s Testimony

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 3, 2015

    Holocaust survivor, Ben Benninga, will tell his story of survival as a child in the Netherlands during the Holocaust. Ben still lives in the Netherlands and is visiting family in Birmingham. This...more

    Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Cuba

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 4, 2015

    Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents free programs on food and coffee from around the world. Join us as we explore Cuba in January. Complimentary samples provided. 


    Bob Moody's Birmingham - A City in Watercolor Exhibit

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

    November 6, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Bob Moody’s 65 watercolors take you on a tour through downtown Birmingham, Southside, Five Points, Highland Avenue, Forest Park, and Redmont, capturing the beauty and vitality of the...more

    Microsoft Excel Part 2 (Advanced)

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

    November 19, 2014 - January 5, 2015

    Join us for a class on Microsoft Excel Part 2 (Advanced). 


    Microsoft Excel - Part 1

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

    November 18, 2014 - January 5, 2015

    Join us for a lesson on how to use Microsoft Excel.   


    Affordable Care Act Enrollment Workshop

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

    January 5, 2015

    Free Affordable Care Act enrollment sessions will be held at various Birmingham Public Library locations November 2014 through January 2015. Trained officials with Birmingham Health Care, a...more

    Downton Abbey Tea & Trivia

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 5, 2015

    Think you know all there is to know about Downton Abbey? Come test your knowledge of the Crawley Family and all the downstairs servants. Enjoy delicious treats and teas. Don’t forget your...more

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

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 6, 2015

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? This workshop is geared towards casual users. Topics covered: installing and organizing apps, managing passwords, tips for...more

    Knit One, Read, Too

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 6, 2015

    Work on your WIPs as you talk about books in this brand new book club! This month we’ll be talking about the stories in Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting edited by Ann Hood and...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Story Hour

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 8, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar with the author via SKYPE.

    Synopsis: An experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains emotional...more

    iMovie 101

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

    December 4, 2014 - January 8, 2015

    iMovie 101 – Learn how to create and edit video using Apple iMovie


    Mommy & Me

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 8, 2015

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


    Feng Shui for Life Improvement with Katie Rogers: Resolving Clutter

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 8, 2015

    Resolved to clean up your act this year? If the idea of living a simplified, uncluttered life with less stuff sounds attractive to you, this program with certified Feng Shui consultant Katie...more

    How to Train Your Dragon

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 10, 2015

    Vikings and dragons unite in this fun-filled program for all ages.


    Purl @ the Plaza with Knitting Lessons

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 10, 2015

    New year, new projects! Bring your yarn to knit, crochet or embroider.

    FREE knitting lessons for beginners from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Call 205-444-7821 to register as class size is...more

    This Just In!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 12, 2015

    A book club for grades 4-6! Which of the latest are really the greatest? Read a book published in the last six months. Make a commercial to spread the word. Space is limited to...more

    Resume 101: Learn to Properly Format a Job Resume

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

    November 4, 2014 - January 12, 2015

    This resume workshop provides detailed explanations, as well step-by-step processes, for creating an effective resume. This is a hands on workshop designed to help you create a professional resume...more

    Affordable Care Act Enrollment Workshop

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

    January 12, 2015

    Free Affordable Care Act enrollment sessions will be held at various Birmingham Public Library locations November 2014 through January 2015. Trained officials with Birmingham Health Care, a...more

    Glue Gun Gang: Inspiration Boards

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 12, 2015

    Get inspired to stick to your New Year's resolutions by collaging your goals and dreams. Adults only. Reservations required as class size is very limited. Call 205-444-7840 to sign up....more

    Play Along with Olaf

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 13, 2015

    Come play games, make crafts and have refreshments with Olaf. All ages.
     


    Best Books 2014

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 13, 2015

    Get up close and personal with our favorite juvenile and teen books of 2014. There will be speed book talks, refreshments and door prizes geared for parents, educators and fellow librarians....more

    Apple Mobile Devices

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

    December 9, 2014 - January 13, 2015

    Apple Mobile Devices – Learn all about iPad, iPod, and iPhones from the guys from Alabama Tech-Ease.


    Twitter 101

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

    December 3, 2014 - January 13, 2015

    Twitter 101 – Learn how to set up and use a Twitter account.


    Oxmoor Page Turner’s Book Club: The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 13, 2015

    Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist...more

    Introduction to Microsoft Publisher

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

    November 11, 2014 - January 14, 2015

    Join us for an Introduction to Microsoft Publisher. We will learn the basics behind this program.   


    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Story Hour

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 15, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar.

    Synopsis: An experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains emotional distance from her patients. But when she...more

    Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

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

    November 5, 2014 - January 15, 2015

    Learn the basics of creating slideshows and presentations with PowerPoint. Sign up sheets are available at the Circulation Desk; however, you may register by calling 205-978-0164. Space is limited...more

    Live the Dream

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

    January 5 - January 16, 2015

    Patrons can stop by Southside Library and post their "dream" in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday.


    June Mays Garden Lecture Series

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

    January 3 - January 17, 2015

    June Mays is a garden designer whose working knowledge of plants, soils and construction is founded on a deep love of gardens. She holds...more

    Microsoft Word - Part 1 (Beginners)

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

    November 25, 2014 - January 19, 2015

    Join us for a lesson on how to use Microsoft Word. This is a beginners lesson. 


    Book Club & Pizza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 20, 2015

    We are starting a book club for teens who like to read, discuss books and socialize. Join us for our first meeting as we discuss future readings and meetings! Registration begins January 5. Grades...more

    Facebook 101

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

    November 26, 2014 - January 20, 2015

    Facebook 101 – Learn how to set up, configure and navigate a Facebook account.


    Lego: Let's Make It

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 23, 2015

    Lego program for grades 4-6. Registration begins Jan. 9.


    After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 23, 2015

    Put your game face on and meet up with your fellow gamers. We'll have video games, board games, card-based games and more. Play the ones we provide or bring a game to share with the group....more

    Storybook Brunch

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 24, 2015

    A new once-a-month, action-packed Saturday storytime.  Served with a breakfast snack!  Great for all ages.


    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    January 24, 2015

    The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and...more

    Christophe Jackson

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 25, 2015

    Pianist Christophe Jackson has an extensive background in both jazz and classical music with years of performing in both the Birmingham and New Orleans music scenes under his belt. Equally...more

    Together with Twos in January

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 5 - January 26, 2015

    For 2 year olds and their caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. Must register. Space is limited to 15 children.


    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 26, 2015

    Join us for "Monday at the Movies!" We show classic and contemporary movies once a month (usually on the last Monday.) Admission is free and so are the refreshments. Call 205-444-7820...more

    Internet 101 Basics

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

    November 10, 2014 - January 26, 2015

     Join us for a lesson on Internet Basics 101.


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