Tuesday, April 16, 2013

BPL Branches Participating in the Letter from Birmingham Jail Celebration


On April 16th, 2013, the 50th anniversary of the day that Martin Luther King, Jr. began writing his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," participants worldwide will read King's Letter in celebration. Participants will host public readings from the Letter at various locations around the globe: libraries, museums, schools, universities, churches, synagogues, temples, work places, public parks, bookstores, street corners, coffee shops and anywhere people want to participate. Visit  http://www.bplonline.org/programs/1963/Letter.aspx for more information on these readings. This event is sponsored by the Birmingham Public Library.

Participating BPL branches:
East Ensley Library, 3:30 p.m. 
East Lake Library, noon
Ensley Library, 3:30 p.m.
Five Points West, 4:00 p.m.
North Avondale Library, 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
North Birmingham Library, 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Powderly Library, 4:00 p.m.
Smithfield Library, 10:00 a.m.
Springville Road Library, noon and 4:00 p.m.
West End Library, 3:45 p.m.
Woodlawn Library, 2:00 p.m.

Please check back throughout the day for updates on participating locations.

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