Birmingham Public Library Hosts
Folklorist and Storyteller

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Birmingham Public Library invites the public to come hear multicultural folklorist and storyteller Gerald Hausman. Mr. Hausman has written over 35 books, earning him a multitude of national and international honors. He has been cited by the American Folklore Society as one of the nationís finest storytellers of American and West Indian folklore.

Mr. Hausman will be appearing at the following locations of the Birmingham Public Library:

North Birmingham Regional Library
Thursday, November 7, 9:00 a.m.

Avondale Regional Library
Thursday, November 7, 1:00 p.m.

Five Points West Regional Library
Friday, November 8, 9:00 a.m.

Slossfield Branch Library
Friday, November 8, 1:00 p.m.

East Lake Branch Library
Friday, November 8, 4:00 p.m.

Birmingham Public Library (Central)
Saturday, November 9, 10:00 a.m.

Springville Road Regional Library
Saturday, November 9, 1:00 p.m.

The Birmingham Public Library and its 20 branch locations provide the public with the most current collections, as well as the most comprehensive research tools in the state. The Birmingham Public Library strives to inform visitors by hosting special programs year round, such as the Brown Bag Lunch Series and Alabama Bound, in addition to childrenís programs for toddlers to teenagers. These programs allow the public to meet and greet guest lecturers, musicians, authors and publishers. For more information regarding the Birmingham Public Library and a list of exciting, upcoming events, please visit www.bplonline.org or call 205.226.3600.