Press Release - Detail
Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3746  cell (205) 568-0067
Central Library hosting 2017 Summer Reading Kickoff Party this Friday, June 9 

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is hosting a 2017 Summer Reading Kickoff Party this Friday, June 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Central Library, 2100 Park Place. 

There will be fun activities for the entire family including games, inflatables, arts and crafts. Pick up your free ticket at any of BPL’s 19 locations. The 2017 Summer Reading programs, called Build a Better World, includes over 500 free activities for kids, teens and adults.

Read more about the Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the link below:

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 now and Aug. 31, the greater your chances of winning! Register online at or at the following link: 

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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