Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Thursday,  November 5, 2015
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations    
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        

What: Theatre UAB Presents Kids on the Block: Dealing with Bullies
When: Friday, November 13, 2015, 3:15 p.m.
Where: Wylam Branch Library, 4300 7th Ave Wylam, Birmingham, Alabama 35224
Admission: Free, For more information call (205) 785-0349

Theatre UAB Anti-Bullying Program to Be Held at Wylam Branch Library November 13

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Theatre UAB is presenting Kids on the Block: Dealing with Bullies, on Friday, November 13 at Wylam Branch Library, 4300 7th Ave. Wylam in Birmingham.

The program deals with bullies,  raising questions and offering solutions about this age-old problem. Among the issues to be explored: How should you respond when you're being bullied? How can you make bullying stop?

These questions and more will be addressed in this insightful and challenging program. The program is presented by Theatre UAB and made possible by a Hillcrest Foundation grant. 

The Wylam Branch program is the start of a Theatre UAB Troup tour of various Birmingham Public Library (BPL) locations. The UAB Department of Theatre has been sending student actors out to entertain people all over Alabama since the mid-1980s. Learn more about Theatre UAB at
Besides the performance at Wylam Branch, Theatre UAB will also present the anti-bullying program at these BPL locations: Five Points West Regional Branch Library on February 19, 2016; Inglenook Branch Library on March 11, 2016; Ensley Branch Library on March 18, 2016; North Birmingham Regional Branch Library on April 1, 2016; Titusville Branch Library on April 8, 2016; and Powderly Branch Library on April 22, 2016.

Here is a list of other Theatre UAB upcoming programs at other Birmingham Public Library locations over the next six months, all events beginning at 3:15 p.m.:

Cinemagic! Hollywood's Best Movie Music: Featuring a Medley from Frozen 
Celebrate the silver screen with this exciting revue spanning decades of movie magic. Selections include "Moon River"; "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"; "Under the Sea"; "Flashdance...What a Feeling"; "Night Fever"; "Footloose"; "Meet the Flintstones"; a medley from Frozen, and many more!

West End Branch Library - December 4, 2015
Springville Road Regional Branch Library - April 1, 2016
North Avondale Branch Library - April 22, 2016

Alice in Wonderland
Goldsmith's compact version of the Lewis Carrol masterpiece has been delighting audiences for years at Columbus Children's Theatre, Ohio, where he serves as artistic director and playwright. Alice's plummet down the rabbit hole introduces her to a host of outlandish characters, ingeniously played by four actors.

Smithfield Branch Library - January 15, 2016
Avondale Regional Branch Library - April 1, 2016
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 service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for 129 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.
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