Birmingham Public Library Reflects On Birmingham
For October Brown Bag Lunch Series Programs
BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Birmingham Public Library cordially
invites the public to attend the following October Brown Bag Lunch Series
programs. Each Wednesday in October at noon, the library will examine the
following topics presented by various lecturers.
October 2 - Voting 101
Sarah McDonald from the Greater Birmingham League of Women Voters will
discuss a range of voting issues from the importance of voting to how to
register. Ms. McDonald is the current president of the League of Women
Voters of Alabama.
October 9 - What’s New at the Zoo?
Patty Pendleton from the Birmingham Zoo will share a slide presentation on
the history of the Zoo from 1913 to today. She also will discuss exciting
future plans for the Zoo.
October 16 - Census 2000: What’s In It
Darryl A. Lee, Partnership Data Specialist from the U.S. Census Bureau, will
speak about releases from the 2000 census, the 1930 census, and how to
retrieve and use demographic information from the U.S. Census Web site.
October 23 - Business Basics
David Ramp, Business Counselor for the UAB Small Business Development
Center, will outline the steps to take toward starting your own business.
October 30 – Historic Crimes of
Join us for a discussion and slide presentation on Birmingham’s most
notorious crimes. Pamela Sterne King, a local historian and historic
preservation consultant, will be our speaker.
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
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