Brown Bag Lunches At The Birmingham Public
Library During October

Please join us at the Birmingham Public Library each Wednesday during October 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.

October 3 -- Cyber Roots with Jim Pate: Ancestor Searching on the Internet
Jim Pate, Reference Librarian in the Southern History Department, will present a program on genealogical research using the Internet. He will demonstrate some sites and talk about the type of information that can be found on them.

October 10 – Writing Grant Proposals
Learn how to write grant proposals that succeed. A speaker from the Nonprofit Resource Center of Alabama will give tips, helpful information, and "how-to" advice for nonprofit organizations.

October 17Starting Your Own Business
So, how DO you start up your own business? A representative from the Small Business Administration will share information on financing, legal matters, and other concerns.

October 24 – Patent and Trademark Basics
Have something you want to patent? A trademark to register? Join us as Robert J. Veal, a patent attorney from Veal & Associates, will discuss the basic procedures for obtaining patents and trademarks.

October 31 – Oak Hill Cemetery
Stuart Oates, Executive Director, Oak Hill Cemetery, will introduce us to one of Birmingham’s historical treasures and some of its most interesting residents.