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The Birmingham Public Library is hosting 90 Black History Month programs at our 19 locations throughout the month of February. One coming up this week pays tribute to the four little girls who died during the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.
See all the latest closures and cancellations due to anticipated inclement weather on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
We are now accepting applications for two appointments to the Birmingham Library Board. Love books? Now is your chance to make a difference!
The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is hosting five concerts to help patrons get in the holiday spirit. The programs are among nearly 100 free holiday events and workshops being held at 18 locations across Birmingham between now and Christmas. Click here for a listing
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The Christmas season doesn’t really begin until you have experienced Birmingham storyteller Dolores Hydock’s incredible one-woman performance of A Christmas Memory, Truman Capote's poignant reminiscence of his boyhood in rural Alabama. Join Hydock as she brings this annual Birmingham Public Library tradition to the Linn-Henley Research Library’s Arrington Auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 2, 3-4 p.m.
All adults are welcome! Programs are free but space is limited, so call 226-4000 or drop by the circulation desk to reserve your spot.
Media release: Central Library hosting BPL Spinners Club Spooky Music spotlight Oct. 16, Steps to Starting Your Small Business workshop Oct. 16, Steps to Starting a Franchise Business Oct. 22
The Five Points West Library is hosting a series of free workshops and events November 7-9 in celebration of 2018 Veterans Small Business Week. This is part of a national celebration honoring our veterans in leading up to Veterans Day, which will be observed this year on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. The program schedule is as follows:
Bards & Brews, the Birmingham Public Library's popular spoken-word poetry/craft beer program, is hosting its first poetry slam of 2018 at the Central Library downtown on Friday, Oct. 5, 6:30 to 9 p.m. A slam is a competition using elimination rounds for the performance of poetry, judged by a panel chosen from the audience.