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  • BPL Closed May 28 for Memorial Day
    All Birmingham Public Library locations will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. BPL wishes everyone a safe Memorial Day weekend as we remember those who served our country.
    2018-05-28
  • Improve Your Job Search Skills This Summer at the Birmingham Public Library with Employment Readiness Bootcamp
    What: Employment Readiness Bootcamp
    When: Monday, June 4, 2018 and Monday, June 18, 2018
    Monday, July 9, 2018 and Monday, July 23, 2018
    Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
    Where: June 4 session is at the Central Library, Youth Department, Story Cas
    2018-05-25
  • The Freedom of Freestyle
    by Ellen Griffin Shade, Avondale Regional Branch Library
    One of the things I always loved about getting out of school for summer was having the freedom to read whatever I wanted. No reading assignments. No homework. No book reports—just readin
    2018-05-24
  • North Birmingham Zoobrary Reporting: An Interview with Turtle Tuck
    by June Lacanski, North Birmingham Regional Branch Library, Children's Department
    Turtle Tuck loves to smile at the patrons
    Interviewer: Today we are visiting with Turtle Tuck, North Birmingham Library’s resident eastern box turtle. Mr. Tuck,
    2018-05-23
  • Mango Languages—"Multiple Perspectives: Why Cultural Diversity is Necessary for Innovation"
    Behind every innovation is a diverse team of people with different cultural backgrounds and perspectives. Although it's tempting to believe that similarity is the path to success, true innovation flourishes when fueled by multiple perspectives.
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    2018-05-22
  • Birmingham Public Library 2018 Summer Learning: Adult Classes Include Senior Chair Aerobics, Preserving Family Papers, Music, and Book Clubs
    Make plans to attend the 2018 BPL Summer Learning Kickoff Celebration at the Central Library on Friday, June 1, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
    The theme for the 2018 BPL Summer Learning program is "Libraries ROCK.” You can register and print out a down
    2018-05-21
  • Common Bonds Snapshot Exhibit Opens at Central Library May 23
    What: Common Bonds: Birmingham Snapshots, 1900-1950 photography exhibit
    When: May 23-August 31, 2018, during library hours
    Where: Central Library, Fourth Floor Gallery
    Cost: Free and open to the public
    Contact: Jim Baggett at jba
    2018-05-21
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