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    LITERATURE

    Book Talk & Book Signing with Necole Snider

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 21, 2017

    Book Talk & Book Signing with Necole Snider, Author of the Girlfriend Notebook

    Saturday, January 21, at 1 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Join us as we greet Necole Snider, author of The Girlfriend Notebook. Her nonfiction book examines the views men have regarding love, relationships, money, and sex. The Girlfriend Notebook allows the reader ...more


    The Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 25, 2017

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

    Wednesday, January 25, at 2 p.m. in...more

    11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival

    Presented by Birmingham Chinese Festival Association at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    January 28, 2017

    Festival hours will be 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. The Chinese American community will celebrate Lunar Chinese New Year in Downtown Birmingham at Boutwell Auditorium. To showcase ancient...more

    From Page to Stage: Einstein is a Dummy – A Reader's Theater Workshop for Children

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Junior League of Birmingham at Southside Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 28, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to...more

    From Page to Stage: Einstein is a Dummy – A Reader's Theater Workshop for Children

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Junior League of Birmingham at West End Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 28, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to...more

    Kami-Con Season 9

    Presented by World Conquest Inc. at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 27 - January 29, 2017

    Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime & manga, cosplay, tabletop & video gaming, comics, TV shows, movies, and much, much more! Kami-Con is...more

    From Page to Stage: Einstein is a Dummy – A Reader's Theater Workshop for Children

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Junior League of Birmingham at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 29, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to...more

    Harry Potter Book Night: The Professors of Hogwarts

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 2, 2017

    Harry Potter Book Night: The Professors of Hogwarts

    Thursday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    The whole family is invited to join...more

    Murder in the Magic City

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 4, 2017

    Murder in the Magic City

    Saturday, February 4, at 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Large & Round Auditoriums

    Murder in the Magic City...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 14, 2017

    Tuesday, February 14 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date,...more

    Bossypants Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 20, 2017

    Bossypants Book Club –The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

    Monday, February 20, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Nabeel’s Café

    If you...more

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kierman

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 22, 2017

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kierman

    Wednesday, February 22, at 2 p.m. in the...more

    Bib & Tucker Sewing Opportunity

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and Bib & Tucker Sew-Op at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 23 - February 24, 2017

    Bib & Tucker Sew-Op will host three open sewing sessions at Homewood Public Library this winter as part of year three of The March Quilts: a community art project. This year's theme is the...more

    Epic Read-A-Thon

    Presented by Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    February 25 - February 26, 2017

    Join us on February 25-26, 2017, for the Epic Read-A-Thon, a 24-hour, non-stop, out-loud reading of classic tales about daring voyages and great...more

    Niki Sepsas Presents Twelve Hands and a Flag: The Raising of the Stars and Stripes over Iwo Jima

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 28, 2017

    Niki Sepsas Presents Twelve Hands and a Flag: The Raising of the Stars and Stripes over Iwo Jima

    Tuesday, February 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the Round...more

    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    March 14, 2017

    Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett  Bert Cousins, the deputy district attorney, shows up at Franny Keating's...more

    Storytime

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

    January 16 - March 27, 2017

    Bring your child or group and enjoy wonderful songs, hands on activities, and short stories. This is a wonderful way to introduce children to the library.


    Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 11, 2017

    Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30 pm in the Boardroom. I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

    In I Almost Forgot About...more

    Hot Off the Press!

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

    January 19 - April 20, 2017

    Read a book that's hot off the press - something that was published within the last 6 months. Then sign up to come eat pizza and tell why that book was the best (or the worst!) new thing. 3rd -...more

    Hot Off the Press!

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

    January 19 - April 20, 2017

    Read a book that's hot off the press - something that was published within the last 6 months. Then sign up to come eat pizza and tell why that book was the best (or the worst!) new thing. 3rd -...more

    Library Out Loud

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

    January 3 - April 25, 2017

    Stories, crafts, activities, and a snack for grades kindergarten - 2nd. Every Tuesday from 3:30 - 4:15 pm. Drop off and pick up at Storytelling Room or back door. No registration required. There...more

    Storytime

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

    January 10 - April 25, 2017

    Children will participate in storytelling, music, hand puppets and body movement.


    Preschool Storytime

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

    September 21, 2016 - April 26, 2017

    Visit the library for stories, songs, and fun! We'll feature some of our favorite stories every week!
     


    Mother Goose

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

    January 4 - April 26, 2017

    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. Call 205-879-0497 to register, or register online at ...more

    Movers & Makers

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

    January 4 - April 26, 2017

    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

    January 5 - April 27, 2017

    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. Call 205-879-0497 to register, or register online...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

    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

    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

    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

    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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