Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                 
Director of Public Relations              
Birmingham Public Library                            
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                          

Teens Engineer BHM afterschool program continues through end of November 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Teens Engineer BHM, a partnership between the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) and UAB School of Engineering, continues to offer free activities for middle and high schoolers with a passion for engineering at several BPL locations through the end of November.

The free program is teaching young people to how program robots, soldering and computer coding skills at 12 of BPL’s 19 locations - the Central Library, Avondale Regional Library, North Birmingham Regional Library, Five Points West Regional Library, and eight branch libraries – Ensley, East Ensley, North Avondale, East Lake, Southside, West End, Smithfield, Inglenook and Powderly. 
Inglenook Library hosted its last Teen Engineer BHM program of the year on Monday, Oct. 22. Southside Branch Library hosts Teen Engineer BHM today, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m.

Click here to find out more about Teens Engineer BHM

The program is a past recipient of a $95,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham and a $50,000 grant from the UAB Benevolent Fund. For information about Teens Engineer BHM, call BPL’s Central Library Youth Department at 205-226-3655.
The remaining schedule of Teens Engineer BHM afterschool programs is as follows:
Central Library
Monday through Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. from now through November 28, 2018
Classes include Robotics I, Robotics II, Soldering, and Arduino 

East Ensley Library
Thursday, October 25, 3:45 p.m.- Soldering
Thursday, November 1, 3:45 p.m. – Soldering

East Lake Library
Monday, November 5, 3:45 p.m. – Arduino

Ensley Library
Tuesday, November 13, 4:00 p.m. – Soldering

Five Points West Library
Wednesday, October 24, 3:30 p.m. – Robotics 2
Thursday, November 15, 3:30 p.m. – Arduino
Wednesday, November 28, 3:30 p.m. – Arduino

Inglenook Library
Monday, November 26, 3:30 p.m. – Arduino

North Birmingham Library
Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 p.m. – Arduino
Thursday, November 29, 4:00 p.m. – Robotics 2

Powderly Library
Tuesday, October 30, 4:00 p.m. – Robotics 1
Friday, November 2, 4:00 p.m. – Robotics 2

Smithfield Library
Thursday, November 8, 4:00 p.m. – Soldering

Southside Library
Tuesday, November 6, 4:00 p.m. – Arduino

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 experience to our community for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for over 130 years—is one of the largest library systems in
the Southeast.
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