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Greetings from the BPL,

Our mission at the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) to is to provide the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. Today we are introducing our new library newsletter, BPLinks. Our goal in creating this weekly newsletter is to keep you up-to-date with the latest news of services, programs and activities at our libraries.

We hope you’ll enjoy reading it and will share with us your suggestions and feedback on BPLinks.

Sincerely,

Renee Blalock
Director, Birmingham Public Library

Donate Now and Celebrate the Library's 125th Anniversary

The story of the Birmingham Public Library is the story of Birmingham. In fact, BPL is the oldest cultural institution in the city, born only fifteen years after the city’s founding. It grew along with Birmingham and reflects the city’s history in its buildings, collection, and people.

This year we’re launching the BPL Campaign, in celebration of our 125th anniversary. Your contribution will allow us to expand programming throughout the system, provide access to technology, and purchase books, CDs, audiobooks, DVDs, and eBooks for the more than one million visitors we serve each year. We’re asking you to join us by investing for the benefit of future generations as well as the current one. Please help us keep our shelves full of the rich materials we have provided for 125 years.

Donate online, in person at any library branch, or by sending your gift to the Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203. Please make checks payable to the Birmingham Public Library Campaign. Thank you for investing in us!
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Ghoul's Ball Spooktacular, October 27

Don't miss out on a real treat and a devilishly good time. Be sure to register for the 3rd Annual Ghoul's Ball. This spooktacular event will take place in Central Library's Atrium on Thursday, October 27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. We will have treats, games, airbrush tattoos, and a dance contest. Teens ages 11-18 are welcome. Do you dare? Take a look at photos from previous years. The event is free but please register by calling 205-226-3651.


You are invited to share your vision for Birmingham's future at the Citywide Visioning Forum. Over the next year, the city of Birmingham will be asking you—and your family, neighbors, and coworkers—to help plan for the city's new comprehensive plan that will serve to guide the physical development of the city based on the community's vision and goals. This will be the city's first full comprehensive plan since 1961, so don't miss this opportunity to make your voice heard. For more information, call the city's planning office at 205-254-2479 or visit the website: www.birminghamcomprehensiveplan.com.

Citywide Visioning Forum
Birmingham CrossPlex (former Alabama State Fair Grounds)
Saturday, October 22
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Continental breakfast and lunch included.



October 21, 2011
Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
(205) 226-3600

 
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