Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Thursday, April 13, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
irmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        

Amanda Jenkins hired as new branch manager at Titusville Branch Library

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Titusville Branch Library, #2 6th Ave. SW, has a new branch manager. Amanda T. Jenkins began overseeing the library in late January. Before joining the  Birmingham Public Library (BPL), Jenkins served as the circulation department head at Albert L. Scott Library in Alabaster.

A Birmingham native, Jenkins has a bachelor’s in science degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a master of library and information studies from the University of Alabama. Jenkins has been busy meeting patrons and neighborhood leaders over the past two-and-half months, and is excited to be a part of the Titusville community.

I've worked part-time for the Birmingham Public Library system in the past, and I loved it. I'm thrilled to begin working in Birmingham again, as promoting literacy and public service are my greatest passions,’ Jenkins said

Jenkins worked part-time jobs at Springville Road, Vestavia, and Eastwood Libraries while earning her master's degree. Upon earning her MLIS, she was employed at  Virginia College before joining the  Albert L. Scott Library in Alabaster.

Read more about Jenkins below:

Meet the new branch manager at Titusville Branch Library, Amanda T. Jenkins
Hometown: Birmingham
College degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from UAB, Master of Library and Information Studies from The University of Alabama.
Favorite book: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
Favorite movie: “Pulp Fiction”
Favorite television show: "Real Time with Bill Maher"
Favorite quote that you use as a guide in life: "It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters." -Mother Teresa
How to reach her: Call Jenkins at Titusville Branch Library at (205) 322-1140 or email her at You can also visit her at Titusville Library,  #2 6th Ave. SW, Birmingham AL 35211
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