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    LITERATURE

    Magdala Ramirez, Medicine Woman: Walking in Many Worlds

    Presented by Embody Practice Center - Yoga, Tai Chi, Manual Therapy at Embody Practice Center, Birmingham

    April 29, 2017

    Magdala Ramirez: Her path and her work started very early in her life.  Being born of the linage of Maya-Mexica medicine woman, she has been initiated and trained by spirit to bring the message of the Sacredness of Femininity and Union of Polarities.  She grew up between the pyramids and ancient wisdom in the south part of Mexico among the Maya and Aztec.  This is where she spent many years of her ...more


    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 9, 2017

    Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

    The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 9, 2017

    Tuesday, May 9, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of...more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 11, 2017

    Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng


    Building Characters That Stand the Test of Time: A Writer's Workshop with Author Michael Morris

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 13, 2017

    This workshop will feature writing exercises using photographs to develop ideas for historical or contemporary fiction. These exercises focus on developing compelling characters and settings that...more

    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 15, 2017

    Bossypants Book Club –Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

    Monday, May 15, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Nabeel’s Café

    If you love spiky...more

    Homewood Senior Center Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Senior Center, Homewood

    May 16, 2017

    Homewood Senior Center Book Club – The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson   

    Tuesday, May 16, at 1 p.m. at the Homewood Senior...more

    Homewood Senior Center Book Club- the Girl Who Stopped Swimming

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 16, 2017

    Homewood Senior Center Book Club –The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson    Laurel, a high-end quilt maker, sees...more

    Niki Sepsas Presents Low Bridge! - History Lingers Along the Erie Canal

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 18, 2017

    Niki Sepsas Presents Low Bridge! - History Lingers Along the Erie Canal Thursday, May18, at 1 p.m How the construction...more

    Insatiable Readers Reading Group: Summer Reading Preview

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 27, 2017

    Feed your need for great nonfiction titles and bookish conversations.  One Saturday each month, we'll explore nonfiction titles to add to your "To Be Read" list, enjoy great conversations...more

    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 27, 2017

    Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers.


    Better Than Therapy Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 31, 2017

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club – I’ll Take you There by Wally Lamb

    Wednesday, May 31, at 2 p.m. in...more

    Hogwarts Academy – Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and Astronomy

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 6, 2017

    Hogwarts Academy – Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 13, 2017

    Tuesday, June 13, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. the Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

    Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled,...more

    Insatiable Readers Reading Group: Armchair Travel

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 17, 2017

    Feed your need for great nonfiction titles and bookish conversations.  One Saturday each month, we'll explore nonfiction titles to add to your "To Be Read" list, enjoy great conversations...more

    Hogwarts Academy – Care of Magical Creatures, Charms, and Transfiguration

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 20, 2017

    Hogwarts Academy – Care of Magical Creatures, Charms, and Transfiguration

    Think you have what it takes to survive the classes at Hogwarts? Take a Hogwarts class at the...more

    Summer Lovin' Romance Conference

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 23 - June 24, 2017

    Dinner & Booksigning

    Sabrina Jeffries will be the keynote speaker at this romance reader and writers' dinner on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the North Shelby...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 11, 2017

    Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Good as Gone by  Amy Gentry

    Every family has its problems. But even among...more

    Hogwarts Academy – Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and Astronomy

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 11, 2017

    Hogwarts Academy – Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and...more

    Junior Jedi Training

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 10 - July 15, 2017

    The Force will be strong with you if come to this program...you won't even need to use your hyperdrive to travel to a galaxy far, far away because it will be right here at the library. Open to...more

    Insatiable Readers Reading Group: Favorite Sports: Sweat or Strategy?

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 15, 2017

    Feed your need for great nonfiction titles and bookish conversations.  One Saturday each month, we'll explore nonfiction titles to add to your "To Be Read" list, enjoy great conversations...more

    G2K Cinderella

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    July 14 - July 16, 2017

    The charm and elegance of Cinderella take the stage in this specially crafted fairytale. G2K Cinderella features all the beloved songs and familiar characters of the story in a condensed script...more

    Jazz House Poetry

    Presented by WordSpeak Literary Entertainment / We Are Rtists and REV Birmingham

    June 16, 2016 - July 20, 2017

    There is poetry, painting, opera! There will be amazing drinks (brought by You)!! This is the Ensley Your Grandparents remember.  The Ensley that is Alive with art!  The open mic at the...more

    Hogwarts Academy – Quidditch Basics, Muggle Art, and Music

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 25, 2017

    Hogwarts Academy – Quidditch Basics, Muggle Art, and Music

    Tuesday, July 25, at 6 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Think you have what it takes to...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library

    August 8, 2017

    Tuesday, August 8, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. To the Bright Edge of the World by  Ewoyn Ivey

    In the winter of 1885,...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 12, 2017

    Tuesday, September 12, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. The Badass Librarians of Timbuktu by  Joshua Hammer.   To save precious...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 10, 2017

    Tuesday, October 10, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. The Women in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.   

     Lo Blacklock, a...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 14, 2017

    Tuesday, November 14, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Eligable: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld....more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 12, 2017

    Tuesday, December 12, at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

    Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the...more

    Chapter Chatters Book Club

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

    January 25 - December 20, 2017

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


    Genre Reading Group 2017 Selections

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

    January 31 - December 26, 2017

    Tired of the same old discussion month after month?  Join the Emmet O'Neal Library's Genre Reading Group!  GRG is not your typical bookgroup.  Instead of all participants reading...more

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the largest public horticultural library in the Southeast and is open to the public. Simply present your Jefferson County Library Card to check out...more

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