Press Release - Detail
Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067            
Birmingham Public Library celebrates World Turtle Day on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - "Shellebrate" World Turtle Day at your local library in May! Jumanji the Russian tortoise will make an appearance at selected Birmingham Public Library locations as we talk about the difference between turtles and tortoises and the impact each have on their local ecosystems. A craft and movie will follow each presentation.

A special trio of turtles from Pet Supplies Plus will visit the Springville Road Regional Branch Library's program at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to show off their skills on land and water. Learn about their natural habitat, diet, and personality.

Schedule of program are as follows:
May 9, 4 p.m., Springville Road Library
May 22, 10:30 a.m., Smithfield Branch Library
May 22, 4 p.m., Woodlawn Branch Library
May 23, 3:15 p.m., East Lake Branch Library
May 24, 3:30 p.m., Inglenook Branch Library

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