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For immediate release Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        
E-mail: rlwilliams@bham.lib.al.us      
 
Birmingham Public Library patrons making Valentine’s Day cards for patients at Children’s Hospital and Veteran’s Hospital 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Patrons at the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) are showing love for  patients at Children’s Hospital and Veterans Hospital in Birmingham by making Valentine’s Day cards.

Members of Coffee, Conversation & Crafts, an adult program at Springville Road Regional Branch Library, on Jan. 30 decorated cards being distributed to patients at Veterans Hospital on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14. Patrons at several BPL libraries have been making cards for patients at Children’s Hospital over the past few weeks.

If you want to get involved, there are more opportunities in coming days to decorate Valentine’s Day cards for patients at Children’s Hospital. Here is a listing of dates and other Valentine’s Day-related activities taking place at BPL locations:
 
Let's Make Valentine Cards for Children's Hospital Friday, February 3, 2017, 4pm
Make your very own valentine card to give to the children at Children's Hospital 
LibraryPowderly Branch Library
Category Arts & Crafts, Civic & Community, Seasonal
AudienceTweens
CostFree and open to the public
 
Valentine Card Creations Monday, February 6, 2017, 4pm 
We will be making valentine cards to give to patients at Children's Hospital for Valentine's Day. We will have several different cards to make or you can design your own! Refreshments will be served. 
LibrarySmithfield Branch Library
CategoryArts & Crafts, Civic & Community, Seasonal
AudienceMixed Ages
CostFree and open to the public
 
Let's Make Valentines for Children's Hospital! Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Participants will design valentine cards for patients of the Children's Hospital. They will also be able to design a valentine to take home with them.
Woodlawn is operating on winter hours and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
LibraryWoodlawn Branch Library
CategoryArts & Crafts, Civic & Community, Seasonal
AudienceMixed Ages
CostFree and open to the public
 
Valentine Family Craft Night Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 6 – 7:30pm
Come create Valentine's Day cards for Children's Hospital and create some fun crafts.
Library Central Library
Audience Mixed Ages 
 
Teen Time Valentine Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 3:30 – 5pm
 Teens will make special valentines for the Children's Hospital of Alabama. 
Library Southside Branch Library
Category Arts & Crafts, Civic & Community, Seasonal
Audience Teens
Cost Free but registration is required and limited to 25 participants
Registration Register online or call 205-933-7776
Room/Department Southside Library Meeting Room
 
Tot Time with Mrs. Eve: Happy Valentines Day! Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, 9:30 a.m. and 11 am 
Check one: YES. “YES,” please join us for a fun-filled morning of heartfelt love stories! Be sure to bring valentines to exchange with all your storytime friends! Tot Time is geared for 2 to 4 year olds with an individual caregiver. No groups please. 24-hour advance registration required.
Library Avondale Regional Branch Library
Category Literature, Seasonal, Storytime
Audience Children
Cost Free but registration is required
Registration Register online, e-mail avyouth@bham.lib.al.us, or call 205-226-4003

Tot Time with Mrs. Eve: Happy Valentines Day! Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. 
Join Avondale Regional Branch Library for a fun-filled morning of heartfelt love stories! Be sure to bring valentines to exchange with all your storytime friends! Tot Time is geared for 2 to 4 year olds with an individual caregiver. No groups please. 24-hour advance registration required.
Library Avondale Regional Branch Library
Audience Children
Cost Free but registration is required
Registration Register online, e-mail avyouth@bham.lib.al.us, or call 205-226-4003
 
Valentine's Day Party Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 4pm 
We will be making Valentine's Day crafts and watching a valentine movie featuring Charlie Brown! Refreshments will be provided.
LibrarySmithfield Branch Library
Audience Mixed Ages
Cost Free and open to the public
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BPL
For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at www.bplonline.org and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BPL. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for 130 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.
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