Press Release - Detail
Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3746 [1] cell (205) 568-0067 
2017 Summer Reading registration under way at the Birmingham Public Library 

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-If you are  looking for fun, free activities this summer, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL)’s 2017 Summer Reading schedule has plenty of activities to keep you busy.

Build a Better World is the theme for BPL's 2017 Summer Reading Program, with more than  500 free activities for kids, teens, and adults taking place in June and July in 19 library locations across Birmingham. Patrons of all ages can participate in fun and learning focused on creating, repurposing, and building.

Through books, activities, and guest presenters, participants will discover new ways of looking at the world around them. Programs will include a Ronald McDonald's Magic  Show (June 14) and Birmingham Fire Department Show & Tell (June 21) at Springville Road Regional Library, weekly Family Nights on Tuesdays at Avondale Regional Library that include Shark Week, Talent Show, Legos and a carnival; Irish Folk Dancing at several locations, M.A.D. Skillz Dance lessons and Drum Circles at several libraries, painting for all ages, and more. 

Prizes will be awarded at each of the Birmingham Public Library's 19 locations. The more books you read between May 15 and Aug. 31, the greater your chances of winning! See details on how to register online beginning Monday, May 15, at any of the 19 BPL locations at the link below: 

For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at 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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