Press Release - Detail
Friday, June 17, 2011
CONTACT: Mia Rutledge
Public Relations Clerk
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3604
2011 Adult Summer Reading Program @ the Birmingham Public Library
The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) 2011 Summer Reading program is in full swing at all 18 BPL locations. Please sign up for the remainder of this summer’s offerings at any branch. BPL’s commitment to outstanding summer reading experiences for children, teens, and adults is reflected in the many and varied offerings for all ages and interests. This summer’s line-up surpasses the highly attended programming offered last year in which more than 6,300 patrons participated, more than 42,700 books were read, and 440 special events were offered with a combined attendance of more than 18,500 children, teens, and adults. Sign up any time at any BPL location to take part in our free and fantastic Summer Reading program.
The Birmingham Public Library is proud to offer the following events for the month of July, designed specifically for our adult patrons. Please check with your local BPL branch or at for more information.

An Afternoon with Carl Winters, the Kalimba King
A repertoire of gospel, jazz, blues, and pop songs performed on the African thumb piano.
East Ensley, Monday, July 11, 3:00 p.m.
North Birmingham, Tuesday, July 12, 2:00 p.m.
Springville Road, Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m.
Central, Wednesday, July 13, 12:00 p.m.
Ensley, Thursday, July 14, 1:00 p.m.

Destination Magic with Larry Moore
Magic Man Larry Moore performs tricks.
Smithfield, Thursday, July 28, 10:00 a.m.

Seasoned Performers Present Are We There Yet?
A humorous series of skits and dialogues on travel and tourism.
Powderly, Friday, July 8, 1:30 p.m.
Avondale, Sunday, July 31, 3:00 p.m.
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