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Press release for immediate release Monday, November 9, 2015
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations    
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        
From Page to Stage: Seussical – A Reader’s Theater Workshop for Children to Begin Birmingham Public Library Tour on Saturday, November 14

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—The Birmingham Public Library (BPL), in partnership with the Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) and Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), would like to invite you to attend From Page to Stage: Seussical A Reader’s Theater Workshop for Children.

In anticipation of the upcoming BCT performance of Seussical, BPL will be hosting free workshops at several of its area libraries. Children aged 7 to 12 will learn how storybook characters come alive through the magic of theater. JLB members will coach the children and introduce them to similar literature located in their local library. Each child will receive two free tickets (one child and one adult ticket) to the BCT Seussical production in December 2015.

Horton the elephant hears a small sound coming from a tiny speck of dust and discovers a whole world of people called Whos! Horton vows to take care of them because a person’s a person no matter how small. All the animals, however, think Horton is crazy. Can Horton convince them there really is a whole world they can’t see?
Seussical is a spectacular musical where stories of Dr. Seuss come alive before your eyes demonstrating the power of imagination, dedication, and thinks. Workshop space is limited, so contact your participating library location to register a child for the workshop.

Libraries and dates are as follows:
Avondale, 509 40th St. South: Sunday, November 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Central, 2100 Park Place: Sunday, November 22, at 2:30 p.m.
East Lake, 5 Oporto-Madrid Boulevard South: Saturday, November, 14 at 2:30 p.m.
Five Points West, 4812 Ave W: Sunday, November 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Pratt City, 509 Dugan Ave: Saturday, November 14, at 2:30 p.m.
Southside, 1814 11th Ave. South: Saturday, November 21, at 2:30 p.m.
Springville Road, 1224 Old Springville Road: Sunday, November 22, at 2:30 p.m.
West End, 1348 Tuscaloosa Ave. SW: Saturday, November 21, at 2:30 p.m.
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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