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    Barbie: Princess Power

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 6, 2015

    Wear some pink, add a curl and come party with Barbie. Registration begins June 15. 3-10 years

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    Pokemon Adventure

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 16, 2015

    Come catch'em all!  Collect, train and battle your favorite Pokemon creatures to become the Pokemon master.  Registration begins June 29.  Grades 4-6


    Time for Tales with Ms. Charlotte

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

    June 4 - July 16, 2015

    Preschool storytime with stories, songs, and lots of fun for everyone! Groups welcome. 24-hour advance registration required.24-hour advance registration is required.


    C & C Company Presents Captain Awesome

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

    July 16, 2015

    Join us for this fun-filled performance of an empowered young girl—Captain Awesome and her trusty sidekick, Nacho Cheese Girl—as they solve the mystery of the Missing Class...more

    Jedi Training

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 18, 2015

    Hone your skills, use the force and aid the rebellion!  Crafts and games for padawans of all ages.


    Summer Reading at Irondale Public Library

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library, Irondale

    May 18 - July 18, 2015

    The Irondale Library is proud to once again present Summer Reading. This is an important annual event that encourages area children and teens to read and enjoy the many benefits that the library...more

    Heroes and Villains Finale Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 21, 2015

    Dress like your favorite villain or hero and dance, eat and party. Prize goes to the best costume. Grades 7-12


    C & C Company Presents Captain Awesome

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

    July 21, 2015

    Join us for this fun-filled performance of an empowered young girl—Captain Awesome and her trusty sidekick, Nacho Cheese Girl—as they solve the mystery of the Missing Class...more

    C & C Company Presents Captain Awesome

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

    July 22, 2015

    Join us for this fun-filled performance of an empowered young girl—Captain Awesome and her trusty sidekick, Nacho Cheese Girl—as they solve the mystery of the Missing Class...more

    Super Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 3 - July 22, 2015

    Join one of your favorite storytellers each week to learn about all the different heroes in your community!  All ages welcome.


    PRIMETIME Family Reading Time

    Presented by YWoodlawn Family Resource Center and YWCA Central Alabama

    June 11 - July 23, 2015

    What is it?

    PRIMETIME Family Reading Time is a unique humanities-based and family-focused program proven to help children succeed academically and bond...more

    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 25, 2015

    Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud....more

    C & C Company Presents Super Red Riding Hood

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

    July 27, 2015

    Join us for this fun-filled musical performance of an empowered young girl who knows how to take care of the Big Bad Wolf.  


    Summer Reading 2015: Every Hero Has a Story

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 18 - July 28, 2015

    Summer Reading program for babies through rising sixth grade  Sign up at the library now through July 17.  Read for fun and receive prizes! Last day to redeem prizes is July 28.


    North Avondale Library Chapter Chatters Book Club

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

    March 25 - July 29, 2015

    Book club members meet to discuss the selected book for the month.


    Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 29, 2015

    Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the...more

    Happy Birthday Harry!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 31, 2015

    Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by watching one of our favorite movies and eating a delicious birthday treat in honor of the boy wizard!  Families welcome!  


    Community of Readers Literacy Program

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    July 31, 2015

    Families are invited to BCRI's Community of Readers program for books, crafts and snacks.  Reservations are suggested at 205-328-9696 x 249.


    2nd Annual Alabama Launchpad Innovation Conference Poetry Contest

    Presented by Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA)

    July 31, 2015

    In partnership with Create Birmingham, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) Foundation is holding a statewide poetry contest. Contestants are asked to submit an original...more

    Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 1, 2015

    To wrap up our summer long celebration of all things Sci-Fi and Fantasy, join us for an all-day Sci-Fi and Fantasy Festival!

    - Author programs featuring fantasty author Katherine Harbour...more

    Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 1, 2015

    To wrap up our summer long celebration of all things Sci-Fi and Fantasy, join us for an all-day Sci-Fi and Fantasy Festival! 

    - Author programs featuring fantasy author Katherine...more

    Summer Lovin' Romance Conference

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 31 - August 1, 2015

    Summer Lovin' Romance Conference with Guest Speaker Dianna Love, New York Times Bestselling Author
    Friday, July 31st 2015...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Husband's Secret

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 6, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.

    Synopsis: Cecilia Fitzpatrick lives to be perfect: a perfect marriage, three perfect...more

    Pre-Code Film Festival: A 1931 Classic

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 6, 2015

    We will show a 1931 classic was without a doubt one of the best films of the pre-Code era, filled with everything that defines pre-Code cinema.  Both dark and hilarious, this fast-paced,...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: The Mockingbird Next Door, by Marja Mills

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 11, 2015

    In 2001, Chicago Tribune journalist Marja Mills traveled to Monroeville, Alabama in search of something that no other journalist had been able to land: an interview with the reclusive Harper Lee....more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Rosie Project

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 13, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. 

    Synopsis: The art of love is never a science: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept...more

    Rockin' in My School Shoes

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 15, 2015

    Get ready for school "Pete the Cat" style by celebrating some of our favorite Pete adventures!


    Wee One's Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 18, 2015

    Join Ms. mary for a fun and energetic storytime for 24 months and under.

     


    I Survived Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 18, 2015

    We will be discussing Lauren Tarshis' "I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005".  Enjoy snacks, crafts, and book-specific activities for 4th-6th grade.  Registration required and begins...more

    Wiggleworm Wednesdays

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 19, 2015

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


    PJ Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 20, 2015

    Cozy up with this extra-special storytime in your pajamas for nighttime tales and a bedtime snack!


    Dana Gynther Book Signing

    Presented by Little Professor Bookcenter at Little Professor Book Center, Homewood

    August 21, 2015

    Author, Dana Gynther, will be here to sign her latest book, The Woman in the Photograph

    Publisher Marketing:
    Set in the romantic glow of 1920s...more

    Wee One's Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 25, 2015

    Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for 24 months and under.


    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Frog Music, by Emma Donoghue

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 26, 2015

    Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman named Jenny Bonnet is shot...more

    Wiggleworm Wednesdays

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 26, 2015

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


    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 29, 2015

    Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud....more

    Burningham Birmingham 9 & Fire Ant Film Fest (FAFF)

    Presented by Burningham Birmingham

    August 29 - August 30, 2015

    Burningham Birmingham is a family friendly burning man style event. All ages, abilities, and gender identities welcome. Our 9th annual celebration of Art, Music, and Dance welcomes the...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Of Mice and Men

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 3, 2015

    Join us as we discuss Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.

    SynopsisOf Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck....more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Me Before You, by JoJo Moyes

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 8, 2015

    Moyes introduces us first to Will Traynor, a formerly high-flying, thrill-seeking executive now confined to a wheelchair as a quadriplegic. Twentysomething Louisa “Lou” Clark has been...more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: Of Mice and Men

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 10, 2015

    Join us as we discuss Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.

    SynopsisOf Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck....more

    An Evening with Rick Bragg at The Florentine

    Presented by Urban Ministry, Inc.

    September 17, 2015

    To benefit the programs of URBAN Ministry celebrated Alabama author, Rick Bragg, will share his engaging stories over a delicious dinner in a beautiful setting.  The Florentine is a fully...more

    Reading Roadies Adult Book Club

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

    June 15 - September 21, 2015

    This group meets to discuss a previously chosen book. Call 205-226-4083 for book choices.
     


    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 26, 2015

    Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud....more

    The Little Red Hen

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    September 20 - September 26, 2015

    You may have heard the story before, the Little Red Hen asks for help making her bread but no one will help. That’s not the whole story though, no sirree. There’s much more to it! Come see the...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 30, 2015

    A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of...more

    UAB Writers' Series Presents Greg Fraser and Chad Davidson

    Presented by UAB English Department at UAB - Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, Birmingham

    September 30, 2015

    UAB presents a free double reading of Greg Fraser and Chad Davidson. 

    Gregory Fraser is the author of three poetry collections: Strange Pietà (Texas...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 1, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

    Synopsis: A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives...more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Husband's Secret

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 8, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.

    Synopsis: Cecilia Fitzpatrick lives to be perfect: a perfect marriage, three perfect...more

    The Reluctant Dragon

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    October 4 - October 11, 2015

    We’ve all heard the classic tale; an evil dragon takes captive a damsel in distress while a brave knight is forced to fight him in a blaze of fire and storm but what if there’s more to it than...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 13, 2015

    A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, by Claire North

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 28, 2015

    Harry August is on his deathbed–again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he...more

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