Due to the library closing on January 20 for the inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama, the Birmingham Public Library has rescheduled an important event. The BPL will host a book talk featuring The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with an appearance by Ben Franklin himself on Monday, January 26. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.
Event: Ben Franklin Autobiography Discussion
Date: Monday, January 26
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Auditorium at the Central Library
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