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    LITERATURE

    Harry Potter Trivia Night

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 29, 2016

    Harry Potter Trivia Night
    Monday, August 29, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Join us for an evening wizarding fun as you test your Harry Potter knowledge! You and your teammates can see if you have what it takes to be the best! Prizes will be awarded to the winners. Trivia will cover both books and movies. Up to 4 members per ...more


    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 19, 2016

    If you love spiky humor, quick wit and brutal honesty, this new book club is for you!  We are taking book discussions across the...more

    Adult Nonfiction Book Club

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

    September 15, 2015 - September 20, 2016

    The first book will be Don't Shoot by David M. Kennedy. Future nonfiction book selections will be made by the group at the organizational meeting September 15, 2015. Participants will read...more

    Artery - A Bikable Tour of Birmingham Arts

    Presented by Artery

    September 24, 2016

    Studios! Workshops! Pop-up shops! Group shows! Murals! Music!
    Join us for a tour of Birmingham art, Downtown, Avondale, Woodlawn, and Eastalke.A bike guide will lead you, or explore on your...more

    Banned Books BINGO

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 26, 2016

    Banned Books Bingo Monday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium In celebration of Banned Books Week, join us for a special BINGO game about our favorite banned books while winning...more

    Banned Book Week Film Screening

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 27, 2016

    Tuesday, September 27, at 6:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Join us for a special film screening of an Oscar winning film, based on Harper Lee’s timeless novel. Told...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 28, 2016

    Wednesday, September 28 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal

    December 1941. Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Winston...more

    Preschool Story Time

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

    September 9 - September 30, 2016

    This is a story time designed for 3-5 year olds with a parent or caregiver. Daycare groups are welcome. Programs include stories, songs, and movement.


    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Second Life

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 11, 2016

    Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom.

    Second Life by S.J. Watson

    The sensational new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Before I Go To Sleep...more

    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 17, 2016

    October 17, 2016

    Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West

    May, 2016: 5 print in system (Overdrive has ebook &...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Heading Out to Wonderful

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    October 26, 2016

    Wednesday, October 26 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert Goolrick

    It is the summer of 1948 when a handsome, charismatic stranger, Charlie Beale,...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Sweetland

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 1, 2016

    Tuesday, November 1 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Sweetland by Michael Crummey The scarcely populated town of Sweetland rests on the shore of a remote Canadian island. Its slow decline...more

    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 14, 2016

    November 14, 2016

    Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

    June, 2016: 22 print, 5 CD in system (Overdrive has ebook...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Six Years

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 30, 2016

    Wednesday, November 30 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    Six Years by Harlan Coben

    Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man....more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: At the Water's Edge

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 6, 2016

    Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom.

    At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

    After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia...more

    Library Out Loud

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

    September 6 - December 13, 2016

    Stories, crafts, a movie, and a snack for grades kindergarten - 2nd. Every Tuesday from 3:30 - 4:15 pm. Drop off and pick up at Storytelling Room. No registration required, but an adult must be...more

    Mother Goose

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

    September 7 - December 14, 2016

    MOTHER GOOSE
    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss SuSu for ages 12-24 months with a caregiver. Every Wednesday at 9:30 and 10:30. Register online at ...more

    Movers & Makers

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

    September 7 - December 14, 2016

    MOVERS & MAKERS
    Bring your 3-5 year-old preschoolers on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 for stories and activities that build cooperation, reading, and school readiness. Caregivers...more

    Patty Cake

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

    September 8 - December 15, 2016

    PATTY CAKE
    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss Rachel for ages 0-12 months with a caregiver. Every Thursday at 9:30 am and 10:30 am. Register online at www.eolib.org.

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    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 19, 2016

    December 19, 2016

    Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

    September, 2012: 15 print (incl 1 LP),...more

    The Afterthoughts

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

    March 15 - December 20, 2016

    Nonfiction book group that meets during the day. We get together to discuss a pre-selected book we've read. Light refreshments served.
     


    Genre Reading Group 2016 Selections

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

    January 26 - December 27, 2016

    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

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Rosie Project

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 28, 2016

    Wednesday, December 28 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

    Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who...more

    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 23, 2017

    January 23, 2017

    Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

    May, 2016: 20 print (incl 4 LP), 4 CD,...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

    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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