Brown Bag Lunches At The Birmingham Public
Library During May

Please 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, 226-3604.

Go Figure! An interactive math exhibit for children ages 2-7

May 1
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.

May 8
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.

May 15
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 mathematics professor.

May 22
Do computers really help? Learn about the different computer products available for young children and how they work. Several different programs will be demonstrated.

May 29
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 205.226.3600.