Birmingham Public Library Unwraps July Brown
Bag Lunch Program Schedule
BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The
Birmingham Public Library cordially invites the public to attend the
following programs for the July Brown Bag Lunch Series. Each Wednesday in
July, beginning at 12:00 Noon, the library will examine the following topics
presented by various lecturers.
Susan Swagler, Birmingham News book columnist, will discuss different
kinds of book groups. She will give tips on what works and what doesn’t when
organizing a group.
Marlin Barton will read from his collection of short stories, The Dry
Well, all of which are set in Alabama. Mr. Barton also teaches creative
writing to juvenile offenders in the “Writing Out Stories” program.
Scholar Pam Kingsbury ties the themes of literary giant John Steinbeck to
contemporary Southern authors Rick Bragg and Homer Hickam. This program was
designed by the Leeds Library for the Steinbeck Centennial.
Dolores Hydock, actress, storyteller, and writer will present a solo theater
selection from one of her favorite works of fiction. Ms. Hydock’s
performances are always entertaining and creative.
The Brown Bag Lunch Program
is a weekly program examining various topics of interest to the community.
The programs are held in the Arrington Auditorium of the Linn-Henley
building at the the Birmingham Public Library. Patrons are strongly
encouraged to bring their lunch. Beverages will be provided by the
Birmingham Public Library. Reservations are not required and all programs
are free and open to the public.
The Birmingham Public
Library and its 20 branch locations provide the public with the most current
collections, as well as providing the most comprehensive research tools in
the state. The Birmingham Public Library strives to inform visitors by
hosting special programs year round, such as Brown Bag Lunch series and
Alabama Bound, as well as children’s programs from 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.