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Contact: Chanda Temple, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 444-9279 (cell)
Learn More About the Dalai Lama at the Birmingham Public Library in October
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – (Sept. 2 , 2014) – To help the public learn more about the Dalai Lama prior to his Birmingham visit in late October, the Birmingham Public Library will offer several free programs and resources.
Spiritual leader Lama Deshek of the Tibetan Buddhist Center in Birmingham, who's a student of the Dalai Lama and has traveled with him, will give a talk about the Dalai Lama on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. in Arrington Auditorium, Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place. A question and answer session will follow.
The following locations will feature free screenings of the documentary “10 Questions for the Dalai Lama:’’
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 12 p.m., Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 12 p.m., Avondale Library, 509 40th St. South
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m., Springville Road Library, 1224 Old Springville Road
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m., East Lake Library, #5 Oporto Madrid Boulevard
A resource list about books and DVDs on His Holiness will be available at Birmingham library locations in October.
The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will appear at Regions Field on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. as part of Birmingham’s Human Rights Week, which will be Oct. 22-27. For tickets to see the Dalai Lama at Regions Field, please visit www.birminghamhumanrights.com.