Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        
Pratt City Branch Library raising awareness of breast cancer during month of October
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-The Pratt City Branch Library, one of 19 locations in the Birmingham Public Library system, is recognizing breast cancer victims during the month of October.
To raise awareness of breast cancer, the Pratt City Library at 509 Dugan Ave. has placed pink balloons throughout the library and is issuing the breast cancer symbol to patrons who check out materials, branch manager Deborah Drake Blackmon said.     
Here are other activities taking place at Pratt City Library during the month of October: 
  • Pratt City Neighborhood Election
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Roderick Royal, "Mentoring the A.G.Gaston Way" presentation and book signing Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 6 p.m.
  • Jewels for Jewels with Ms. Crystel Nabors - Craft workshop for all ages, Thursday, October 27, 2016,  4 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • Halloween Party with a movie and Halloween candy or bag give-a-ways, Monday, Oct. 31, 3-5 p.m.
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