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American Physical Society Journals

The journals of the American Physical Society (APS) embody the mission of the Society "to advance and diffuse the knowledge of Physics." The APS strives to produce journals of the highest quality, and at the same time, to keep the journals accessible to researchers and students at institutions world wide.


Did You Know?

You can volunteer to give back to the community on MLK Jr. Day of Service, Monday, Januay 16, with Hands On Birmingham? For more information visit http://www.
handsonbirmingham.org.



Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Lecture Focuses on Writing African American History for Youth

The Birmingham Public Library presents the Ninth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, January 18 at 12:00 p.m. The topic this year focuses on telling stories—telling stories of the Civil Rights Movement to children. The program titled Teach Your Children Well: Writing African American History for Young Readers will feature award-winning authors of children’s books sharing insights on creating books for young readers that tell the history of the Civil Rights Movement. The program is from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Arrington Auditorium of the Birmingham Public Library, Central. ...learn more


Taco Soup photo courtesy of Campbell Soup Company
Taco Soup photo courtesy of Campbell Soup Company

Library Soup Social Feeds Mind & Body

North Avondale Branch of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) celebrates January as National Soup Month with a Friday Night Soup Social on January 13. The library staff headed by Saundra Ross-Forrest will visit a local assisted living residence for senior citizens to present an overview of North Avondale Branch Library’s services, resources, and upcoming programs. This community outreach program is just one example of the partnerships BPL shares with communities systemwide. ...learn more



Tax Forms and Assistance


As a service to the community, the Birmingham Public Library provides copies of current Federal and Alabama tax forms, instructions, and publications. Basic forms are available at most library locations; a more extensive collection of forms is available in the Government Documents Department in the Linn-Henley Research Library. Please contact your library to ensure that any forms you need are available. ...learn more


January 13, 2012
Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
(205) 226-3600