Birmingham Public Library Explores The Past With
August Brown Bag Lunch Series Program Schedule
BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Birmingham Public Library cordially invites the
public to attend the following August Brown Bag Lunch Series programs. Each
Wednesday in August, beginning at 12:00 Noon, the library will examine the
following topics presented by various guest lecturers.
Wednesday, August 7 - “Interpreting Family Snapshots”
Frances Robb will discuss the role of the family snapshot in recording
Birmingham history and will lead a tour of the library’s photo exhibit
Wednesday, August 14 - “The Original Steel Magnolias”
Explore the myths and realities of Southern womanhood with Nancy Rohr,
Independent Scholar and Alabama author
Wednesday, August 21 - “Get Out the Map”
Come view maps that show the development of Alabama from the “Age of
Discovery” to the present in a slide presentation on the Rucker Agee Map
Wednesday, August 28 - “Bedspreads to Modern Art”
Carol Logan Newbill, Birmingham resident and quilt maker for over 24 years,
will take you on a journey through the history of quilt making.
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.