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    SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS + ACTIVITIES

    On Your Mark, Get Set...Use the Force!

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

    May 26, 2016

    The Summer Reading Kick Off event at the Eastwood Regional Branch Library will have a Star Wars theme—there will be some major figures from the Star Wars universe on hand as well as Jedi training for the young attendees. There will also be icy treats from the planet Hoth and other light refreshments.
     

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    Keyboarding

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

    June 6, 2016

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants basics of working with the computer keyboard and the mouse.


    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 6, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set...Whee!

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

    June 7, 2016

    Join Ms. Cas for a delightful, super, spectacular, fantastic, astonishing, awesome filled afternoon of adventure, stories, and fun. Groups welcome. 24-hour advance registration required....more

    On Your Mark, Get Set...Build!

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

    June 7, 2016

    Now is the time to step up to the table and prove to the LEGO world that you are truly ready to build. Successfully complete a number of LEGO challenges and claim your title as an Avondale Library...more

    Elephant and Piggie Adventures

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

    June 7, 2016

    The Springville Road Storytellers will present a skit based on the stories of Mo Willems's popular characters followed by a craft.
     


    Handle with Care: Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

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

    June 7, 2016

    There are many basic and inexpensive things you can do to ensure that your family letters, scrapbooks, and photographs are preserved for the future. This talk introduces the fundamentals of home...more

    Fun with Devices

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

    June 7, 2016

    Would you like to learn about the cool things that you can try on your Android tablet or iPad? Join us to learn about fun game apps to download and play, as well as free ebooks and audiobooks...more

    Gifts of a Wordsmith

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

    June 7, 2016

    Free adult poetry workshop held in the First Floor Conferene Room of the Central Library. Come learn and share in a supportive environment. 


    Play Ball!

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

    June 7, 2016

    The Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) and the Birmingham Public Library are excited to share the newest museum to be added to the Birmingham community. Toby Richards, curator for the...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 7, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 7, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    Learn to Knit: Knitting Basics for Teens

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

    June 8, 2016

    Learn the basics of knitting. The teen class will cover how to start and make an even row to eventually make a potholder or the beginnings of a...more

    Every House Has a History: Researching Birmingham Area Houses, Buildings, and Churches

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

    June 8, 2016

    Jefferson County enjoys a rich architectural heritage. This talk will introduce you to sources available at the Birmingham Public Library Archives Department to help you locate vintage photos...more

    Patent Basics

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

    June 8, 2016

    Participants will learn about the different types of patents, why you might need one, and how to begin your patent search. Follow along as we go through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 8, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Get in the Game...Act Now!

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

    June 9, 2016

    Join Ms. Cas for a theatre/creative dramatics workshop and unmask the new you. Improvisation and role playing are just a few of the techniques that will be exercised. Limited space; registration...more

    Handle with Care: Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

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

    June 9, 2016

    There are many basic and inexpensive things you can do to ensure that your family letters, scrapbooks, and photographs are preserved for the future. This talk introduces the fundamentals of home...more

    Urban Fiction

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

    June 9, 2016

    Urban Fiction has become one of the most popular genres for our library patrons. Birmingham Public Library staff will provide an overview of the genre, discuss urban fiction publishers, authors,...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set…Dance!

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

    June 9, 2016

    Come down to the library to learn the latest dance moves with M.A.D Skillz Dance Company. Dance is a great way to exercise and lots of fun at the same time. Learn to move and groove and have...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 9, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 9, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    Summer Dance Intensive for 3rd-6th graders

    Presented by The Dance Foundation at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    Dance Intensive   //   entering 3rd-6th grade   //   $225

    Study the artistry of dance – technique in a variety of styles, improvisation, choreography, rehearsal and...more

    Mason Music Camp for Beginners

    Presented by Mason Music

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    For students 6-9 years old who have little or no experience with music and may be wondering which instrument is right for them, Mason Music offers a half-day music camp that gives each...more

    Urban Fiction

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

    June 10, 2016

    Urban Fiction has become one of the most popular genres for our library patrons. Birmingham Public Library staff will provide an overview of the genre, discuss urban fiction publishers, authors,...more

    Gross Out Day Camp

    Presented by Fresh Air Family and Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    It's science, but please don't tell the kids! Gross Out Camp provides a week of full-day hands-on biology and chemistry -- from polar/non-polar molecules to identifying skinks in the creek bed....more

    Summer Paint & Clay Camp with Jayne Morgan and Lana Hobbs

    Presented by Lana B. Hobbs Pottery

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    Summer Paint and Clay Camp with Jayne Morgan and Lana Hobbs

    Jayne and Lana will teach students the skills of both painting and ceramics through several fun and exciting projects! Jayne...more

    Mural Camp

    Presented by University of Montevallo and Montevallo Arts Council (MAC) at University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    June 6 – 10 • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    June 20 – 24 • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Ages: 5th – 12th grade

    The University of Montevallo in partnership with the...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set…Dance!

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

    June 10, 2016

    Come down to the library to learn the latest dance moves with M.A.D Skillz Dance Company. Dance is a great way to exercise and lots of fun at the same time. Learn to move and groove and have...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 10, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 10, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    Anytown Alabama

    Presented by YWCA Social Justice Department at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    June 5 - June 11, 2016

    Anytown Alabama is a summer camp where high school students develop leadership skills that they bring back to their school and community. Student “delegates” come from all over Birmingham and...more

    Anytown Alabama

    Presented by YWCA Central Alabama

    June 5 - June 11, 2016

    Anytown Alabama is a summer camp where high school students develop leadership skills that they bring back to their school and community. Student “delegates” come from all over Birmingham and...more

    Kids Night Out at the SCAC

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    June 11, 2016

    Kids Night Out  @ the SCAC 

    Time:  6-9pm 

    Children ages 6-14 
    Each Night Out is themed! 
    Children will Learn about...more

    It's So Easy to Exercise!

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

    June 11, 2016

    Join us for a sample of a low impact/chair exercise program designed for cardiovascular activity, strength training, and flexibility techniques. Certified fitness instructor Russell...more

    Volleyball Clinic Ages 5-18

    Presented by Miles College Communications Club at Midfield Community Center, Midfield

    June 12, 2016

    Attention All Parents, Teachers, and Students

    Community Volleyball Clinic Grades Ages 5- 18

    For aspiring volleyball players, Kamara Daughtry is a...more

    Fun with Devices

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

    June 13, 2016

    Would you like to learn about the cool things that you can try on your Android tablet or iPad? Join us to learn about fun game apps to download and play, as well as free ebooks and audiobooks...more

    Hiring Process for Jefferson County

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

    June 13, 2016

    Jefferson County Human Resources staff members will explain the process of getting hired for Jefferson County jobs. Information will also be provided on how to master pre-employment tests...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 13, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 13, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    Handle with Care: Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

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

    June 14, 2016

    There are many basic and inexpensive things you can do to ensure that your family letters, scrapbooks, and photographs are preserved for the future. This talk introduces the fundamentals of home...more

    Explore the Past with the Birmingham Public Library’s African-American History Online

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

    June 14, 2016

    Our database, African-American History Online, covers a multitude of topics associated with the African American experience. This fascinating resource uses primary documents, slideshows and...more

    On Your Mark, Get Set…Dance!

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

    June 14, 2016

    Come down to the library to learn the latest dance moves with M.A.D Skillz Dance Company. Dance is a great way to exercise and lots of fun at the same time. Learn to move and groove and have...more

    Play Ball!

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

    June 14, 2016

    The Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) and the Birmingham Public Library are excited to share the newest museum to be added to the Birmingham community. Toby Richards, curator for the...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 14, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 14, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 14, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    Ready, Set...Science!

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

    June 14, 2016

    The science of sports is all about motion and Newton knew sports. This engaging, fun, and educational show from Dynamic Education Adventures will explain Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion and how...more

    Elephant and Piggie Adventures

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

    June 15, 2016

    Come see your favorite characters from Mo Willems’ beloved series. Gerald and Piggie are sure to tickle your funny bone with silliness galore.


    Learn to Knit: Knitting Basics for Adults

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

    June 15, 2016

    Learn the basics of knitting. From a simple cast-on to knitting and purling....more

    Scales, Tails, and More!

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

    June 15, 2016

    Did you know that animals are natural born athletes that come outfitted with their own sports equipment and protection gear? Join Alabama 4-H and their cast of kid-friendly critters as they...more

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