For immediate release Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067
Photo cutlines: Kids made Snowman crafts at North Avondale Regional Library on Dec. 7.
Holiday programs underway at the Birmingham Public Library
Movies, Festival of Lights at North Birmingham, cocoa at Smithfield, Christmas Jeopardy
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-Get in the Christmas spirit by taking advantage of free holiday movies at five Birmingham Public Library (BPL) locations over the next few days: North Avondale Branch today, Thursday, Dec. 8, Inglenook Branch and Smithfield Branch on Friday, and Five Points West Regional Library on Saturday and Sunday.
North Birmingham Regional Library will brighten up the neighborhood with its Festival of Lights program today, Thursday, Dec. 8 at 4:30 p.m., and Smithfield Branch will host a Holiday and Cocoa event on Friday, Dec. 9, at 4:30 p.m.
Events continue with Santa's Holiday Luau at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at Springville Road Regional Library, Holiday Safari at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at Five Points West Regional Library, and West End Branch Library’s annual Christmas Musical on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Kids will get to decorate Christmas ornaments after school on Monday, Dec. 12 at Ensley Branch Library. Families are invited to experience a holiday safari on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at Springville Road Library and that evening at 6:30 p.m. at Avondale Library. Book lovers are welcome to attend holiday gatherings as the Wylam Library Book Club meets at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20 and at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at North Avondale Library as the Chapter Chatters Book Club celebrates the season with good books, music, and snacks during its annual holiday party.
Also, senior citizens are invited to join Active Living @ Your Library, Five Points West Regional Library, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14 and Wednesday, Dec 21 for a spirited game of Christmas Jeopardy. Light refreshments will be served.
All BPL locations will be closed for the Christmas holidays Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26, reopening on Tuesday, Dec. 27.
You can find more information on all BPL 2016 Christmas programs by going to http://www.bplonline.org/calendar/Default.aspx
, clicking on the calendar events and searching "seasonal."