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Contact:  Chanda Temple, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library                   
Phone: (205) 444-9279 (cell)

Free Halloween-Themed Events Are Set for the Birmingham Public Library

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA ­(October 22, 2013) – The Birmingham Public Library will host its Fifth Annual Ghouls’ Ball on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The event, which is open to ages 13 to 18, will be held at the downtown library, 2100 Park Place.  Attendees must have a ticket to enter. Free tickets are available at all Birmingham library locations. For a list of locations, please visit

The event will include owls, snakes and other reptiles from Alabama 4-H; food; dancing; balloon sculptures; a photo booth; music; and Wii games. Ron Anglin of Quite a Catch Juggling will teach students how to juggle “spending, saving and sharing’’ when it comes to smart investing. A talk about online resources that address money matters and long-term investing will be offered for parents.

Other Halloween-themed events include:
Enjoy spooky children’s stories on Monday, Oct. 28 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Birmingham Public Library’s Youth Department Story Castle, second floor. The free event is open to children of all ages and parents. Refreshments will be served. The address is 2100 Park Place. For more information, call 226-3655.

Personalize your pumpkin with decoupage on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Youth Department of the Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place. Call 226-3655 for more information. Staff will be present to help students. Ideal for ages 8 and up.

Inglenook Library will participate in Inglenook Recreation Center’s “ Halloween Spooktacular Festival” on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 3 to 6 p.m.  The free event will include food, games, treats, crafts, a costume contest and a dance contest.  The address is 4016 37th Ave. North. Call 841-6634 for more information.
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