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    Introduction to the Computer (for NEW Beginners)

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

    November 20, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    Join us for a tutorial on everything your computer has to offer you. This class is for new beginners and will be going over the very basics.  

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    Outbreaks to Epidemics: Ebola, 1976-2015

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 2, 2015

    Do you want to know the facts about Ebola and not the hype? Outbreaks to Epidemics: Ebola, 1976 – 2015, a lecture presented by Dr. Pat Greenup, who taught academic courses in clinical...more

    Computer Class - Basic PC

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

    February 2, 2015

    Learn computer basics. The class is free but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Behind the Mic Book Signing with Author and Former Radio Personality Roe Bonner

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

    February 2, 2015

    Former Birmingham WENN radio personality Roosevelt “Roe” Bonner will discuss his new book Behind the Mic, which chronicles important events in the history of the...more

    The Bookies Book Group

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

    October 14, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    The Bookies read a variety of popular fiction and nonfiction.  The group meets at 10:00 am in the Library's Conference Room.  New members are always welcome so make plans to join us!...more

    Wee One's Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 3, 2015

    Join us at 9:30 am or 10:30 am according to your schedule for songs, finger play, and short stories just right for your smallest readers-in-training!

    Wee One’s is a lap-sitting...more

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

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 3, 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

    February 3, 2015

    Work on your WIPs and talk about books in this brand new genre book club! This month we’ll be talking about female sleuths (sample reading list available on the...more

    Computer Class - Excel 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    February 3, 2015

    Introduces people to Microsoft Excel 2010, the spreadsheet software in the Microsoft 2010 Office Suite. FREE but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Computer Class - Excel 2010 Basic Part 2

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

    February 3, 2015

     Introduces people to Microsoft Excel 2010, the spreadsheet software in the Microsoft 2010 Office Suite. FREE but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Wiggleworm Wednesdays

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 4, 2015

    Storytime for all ages! Join us for music, puppets, dancing, and so much more in Storytime with Ms. Mandy. Look in the round auditorium every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for your Story Time pals!...more

    A Day in the Life of Harriet Tubman

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Avondale Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    February 4, 2015

    Travel back in time to learn about Harriet Tubman’s many journeys along the Underground Railroad. All ages are welcome.


    North Birmingham Storytellers

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Pratt City Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    February 4, 2015

    Bring out the kiddies for this preschool story hour.


    Farris, York & Sledge

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 5, 2015

    Farris, York & Sledge is a jazz trio from Muscle Shoals featuring Bryan Farris (electric guitar), Micah York (drums) and Kevin Sledge (bass) 


    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Orphan Train

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 5, 2015

    Join us as we discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. 

    Synopsis: Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster...more

    The Alchemy of Eros: Lust and Longing, Love and Loss with Jungian Analyst Lucie Magnus

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 5, 2015

    Most people have been touched by love, burned by love, changed by love, wounded and healed by love’s vagaries and mysteries. In this presentation, Birmingham based Jungian analyst Lucie...more

    Who Speaks for Birmingham?

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library, Bessemer

    February 5, 2015

    On Thursday, February 5th at 10:00 a.m., Samuel Pugh from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, will show a 1961 documentary reporting on the racial divide between the white and black communities...more

    Storytime Stew

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

    February 5, 2015

    Enjoy African-American folktales during Storytime Stew.


    Your Multipurpose Landscape: Grow It and Eat It, Too

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 5, 2015

    Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Free event. Theatre Level Meeting Rooms. 6:30 pm. 205-444-7840


    Library Skills 102

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 6, 2015

    Learn how to navigate the Alabama Virtual Library and other online resources. Perfect for homeschoolers, grades 4-12. Registration begins January 20.


    Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event

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

    February 6, 2015

    Bards & Brews, the popular poetry performance/beer tasting series, is usually held the first Friday of each month from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at various locations in...more

    Mardi Gras Bracelets

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

    February 7, 2015

    Participants will use strings of beads, thin ribbon, and bracelet bases to create colorful jewelry to wear during the Mardi Gras season.


    Fancy Nancy's Hearts and Tarts

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 7, 2015

    Put on your fancy clothes for a very special, very FANCY storytime for all ages with Ms. Laura, complete with fancy treats!


    Murder in the Magic City

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 7, 2015

    Murder in the Magic City is a mystery conference presented by Sisters In Crime for fans of all sub-genres of mystery novels.  The conference consists of panel discussions and presentations by...more

    Authors Expo and Book Fair

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

    February 7, 2015

    Discover new books on mystery, romance, the civil rights movement, cooking, and more at this annual book event, which features nearly 100 authors selling their books and other products. Workshops...more

    Hiroya Tsukamoto, guitarist

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 8, 2015

    Japanese guitarist and singer Hiroya Tsukamoto will perform original acoustic music and Japanese folk songs. After growing up in Kyoto, Tsukamoto moved to the US to attend the prestigious Berklee...more

    Adaptations Movie Matinee

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

    February 8, 2015

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

    This Just In!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 9, 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

    Tot Time with Mrs. Eve: Happy Valentines Day!

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

    February 9, 2015

    Roses are red, violets are blue, Ihope to see you at Tot Time, too! Please bring your valentines to exchange with all your Tot Time friends! Signed: XOXO, Mrs. Eve. Tot Time is designed for 2...more

    Monday Movie

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 9, 2015

    Come by the library after school for hot, fresh popcorn and some fairy rescue fun!


    Computer Class - Word 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    February 9, 2015

     Introduces people to Word 2010, a word processing application that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. FREE but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Computer Class - Word 2010 Basic Part 2

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

    February 9, 2015

    Introduces people to Word 2010, a word processing application that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. FREE but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Genealogy for Beginners and Intermediates

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

    February 9, 2015

    Learn the basics of genealogy and family history research, including how to use the Ancestry website and online resources, with this workshop. Ideal for adults and families.


    The Men of Mississippi

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

    February 9, 2015

    Men like civil rights leader Medgar Evers and Emmet Till left an impact on not only on Mississippi, but the world. Stop in to catch the documentary, Free At Last: Civil Rights Heroes,...more

    I Have a Dream Vision Board Project

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

    February 9, 2015

    Participants will create vision boards that outline their dreams. Ideal for families.


    Cupids, Candy and Hearts, Oh My!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 10, 2015

    Join us to make valentine crafts and snacks. All ages.


    Teen Time Valentine

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

    February 10, 2015

    Create a valentine for yourself and one for Children's Hospital.


    Spanish Conversation Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 10, 2015

    Join us to practice your Spanish language speaking skills. All fluency levels welcome from native speakers to new learners!


    Valentines for Children's Hospital

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 2 - February 10, 2015

    Swing by the Children's Department to make a Valentine for the children at Children's Hospital! Supplies are provided, so come by any time to share the love with personal valentines!


    Wee One's Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 10, 2015

    Join Ms. Mary for this unique new storytime for one-year-olds and their caregivers.


    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 10, 2015

    Join us as we explore Nancy Horan’s brilliant debut Loving Frank. Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney's love story is little-known and often dismissed as scandal....more

    Black History Bingo

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

    February 10, 2015

    Come and join the Springville Road teen as their knowledge and skills are tested on some well-known and not so well-known African American educators.


    Computer Class - Excel 2010 Advanced Part 1

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

    February 10, 2015

    Introduces people to Microsoft Excel 2010, the spreadsheet software in the Microsoft 2010 Office Suite. FREE but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Computer Class - Excel 2010 Advanced Part 2

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

    February 10, 2015

     Introduces people to Microsoft Excel 2010, the spreadsheet software in the Microsoft 2010 Office Suite.


    Diabetes Education Classes

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

    February 3 - February 10, 2015

    If you've been diagnosed with diabetes or have borderline diabetes, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are offering these free diabetes self-management education classes. Learn how...more

    Cut, Shave, Edge Up - The Black Barbershop Experience

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Pratt City Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    February 10, 2015

    Pratt City barbershop owner Willie Hunt and other barbers discuss their lives behind the clippers.


    Valentines for Children's Hospital

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 1 - February 11, 2015

    We're collecting homemade and store-bought valentines (NO CANDY) for the patients at Children's Hospital. Bring signed valentines to the preschool desk and receive a holiday prize. Kids of...more

    Wiggleworm Wednesdays

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 11, 2015

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


    Madame C.J. Walker: A System of Natural Beauty and Culture

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

    February 11, 2015

    Learn more about Madame C.J. Walker and the “Walker System’’ with Elinor and Winfield Burks. Discover how some of Walker's products were made and the impact she had on the...more

    Black History Cool Facts and Trivia

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Avondale Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    February 11, 2015

    Spend the morning learning cool facts and test your knowledge on Black History Month trivia. For all ages.


    Anti-Valentine's Day Chocolate Party

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 11, 2015

    Experience the joys of chocolate in this fun-filled chocolate extravaganza.  Enjoy chocolate-themed games and trivia with prizes.  Refreshments served – open to all teens Grades...more

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