On The Blog
  • Book Review: The Dinner List
    by Jenn Seiler-Patrick, Five Points West Regional Branch Library
    The Dinner List
    Rebecca Serle
    As someone who is very indecisive, I have not been able to create a “dinner list”—you know, the ice-breaker question where you pick the five p
    2019-02-15
  • "Introduction to Grant Writing" Workshop to be Held at Central Library February 21
    What: Birmingham Public Library’s Nonprofit Management Class Series: Introduction to Grant Writing 
    When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 
    Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. 
    Where: Birmingham Public Library – 
    2019-02-15
  • Spring Break and Summer Travel Plans? Apply For Your Passports at BPL
    Rachel Howard (center) of the Central Library Circulation Department with
    BPL's first passport customers
    Planning to travel out of the United States during spring break or this summer? You can apply for your passports at five Birmingham
    2019-02-14
  • Smithfield Library to Host Program Remembering the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing February 21
    Refurbished Sixteenth Street Baptist Church as it looks today
    On Thursday, February 21, at 3:30 p.m., the Smithfield Branch Library is hosting a program paying tribute to the four little girls who died during the 1963 bombing of the Sixteent
    2019-02-14
  • Board Games @ BPL
    by Vincent Solfronk, Eastwood Branch Library
    Starting in November 2018, the Eastwood Branch Library has been collecting and circulating board games at its location. Libraries throughout the world collect and check out materials other than books,
    2019-02-14
  • Central Library's Diana Prince Begins Baby's First Storybook Program
    Diana Prince
    About Operation: Baby's First Storybook: Provides patrons who hold a baby shower at the Central Library with a gift bag containing a children's storybook, a thank-you note containing a few facts about the benefits of reading regularl
    2019-02-14
  • Shuttlesworth, the Night He Lost All Fear
    by Barbara Hutto, Government Documents Department, Central Library
    Civil rights activist Fred Shuttlesworth was a man who realized how much hate some white groups had. These groups did not want equality but wanted to keep the invisible line of s
    2019-02-13
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