Brown Bag Lunches At The Birmingham Public
Library During May
join us at the Birmingham Public Library each Wednesday during May at 12:00 noon for our Brown Bag Lunch series. These
programs will be held in the Arrington Auditorium of the Linn-Henley
Building at the Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place. Bring your
lunch, the Library provides a beverage. Reservations are not necessary.
These programs are free and open to the public. For more information call,
An interactive math exhibit for children ages 2-7
Go Figure! What is it and where did it come from? Come be
introduced to the interactive math exhibit for children ages 2-7. Find out
all those pointers that can help your child begin to acquire the beginning
math concepts children need to form before going to school. A tour of the
exhibit will be available at the end of the program.
Bernice Freeman, teacher and trainer with the Birmingham City
School system, will be discussing how young children acquire their math
knowledge. Ms. Freeman, a long-time kindergarten teacher, has held workshops
for the City of Birmingham's school teachers training them in using the math
curriculum, Every Day Math.
Dr. Michael Sterner, Professor of Mathematics from the University
of Montevallo, will be discussing the relationship that math and music share
with each other. Dr. Sterner is an accomplished jazz guitarist as well as
Do computers really help? Learn about the different computer
products available for young children and how they work. Several different
programs will be demonstrated.
The Incredible Technicolor Brain Machine – Childcare Resources will help us
learn how new research in brain development has revealed the positive, and
negative, experiences between birth and five years of age help to determine
the way children learn, think, and behave for the rest of their lives.
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 Lunches and Alabama
Bound, as well as
children’s programs for all ages. These programs allow the public to meet
and greet guest lecturers, musical performers, 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