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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Media Release: BPL Hosting workshops for job seekers, poetry camp and girls coding camp 

See details below. For more information, contact: 
Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Work No.: (205) 226-3746
Cell No. : (205) 572-1359
a: 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203

BPL Hosting Two Free Google Workshops for Job Seekers Beginning July 15
What: BPL is hosting two free virtual classes for job seekers  
Dates: Wednesday July 15, 2020 -  Find Your Next Job Using Google
            Wednesday July 29, 2020 -  Create Your Resume Using Google
Time:  11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Details: Both classes will be taught online via Zoom video conferencing.  The classes are free, but registration is required.  Attendance is limited to the first 20 registrants.  To register for each class, please go to the Birmingham Public Library’s events calendar.  Once registered, participants will receive a password with which they will log into the class on the scheduled date and time.  For further information about the classes, please contact Maurice Harley at 
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BPL Partners with Girls Inc. to Host Virtual Girls Coding Camps Beginning July 13

What: Intro to Game Design, an AspireIT girls coding camp and Code205: Summer Remix 
When: July 13-17, 2020 (6th and 7th Grades) - Intro to Game Design
July 20-24, 2020 (4th-5th Grades) - Code205: Summer Remix 
Where: Girls Inc. online class; information on how to register will be provided to participants. 
Details: Intro to Game Design is a code-based camp designed to support girls who are interested in developing computer science skills. For more information, click here
BPL Partners to Host 3-day Flourish Poetry Camp Beginning July 13
Birmingham, Ala.-The Birmingham Public Library is partnering with a nonprofit organization to host a three-day virtual poetry camp beginning Monday, July 13. 
The Flourish Summer Poetry Camp will take place via Zoom video conferencing from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on July 13, July 15 and July 17. BPL is partnering with The Flourish Alabama, a nonprofit organization dedicated to planting the seeds to help young artists bloom.
The Flourish creates and facilitates “multi-medium” programming and curriculum geared towards helping youth create collaborative art projects.  The Flourish facilitates art workshops for artists of all ages, creates and host events that showcase artists of color. 
The Flourish Summer Poetry Camp is a 3-Day Virtual Camp designed to allow young creative artists to:
 • produce and showcase creative writing skills
 • engage in historical research
 • build self-confidence. 
For Zoom information, participants are asked to contact Gelenda Norman at Click here for details:
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