Tuesday, January 21, 2014
MakingCents Class for Kids on Saving Money at Avondale Library, January 23
The Birmingham Public Library will kick off the new year with three money management classes in January. All classes are free and open to the public.
Bring the little ones to see Phillip “Mr. Mac’’ McEntee as he leads “A Penny Saved’’ in this children’s program. Using Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “A penny saved is a penny earned,’’ McEntee will teach children about the importance of saving money.
For more information, call Jim Murray at 205-226-3690 or visit www.making-cents.org.
The Birmingham Public Library and 14 other libraries in Jefferson and Shelby counties offer the series. The programs will end in May 2014. Other BPL locations include Avondale, Five Points West, North Birmingham, and Springville Road.
The classes are part of a national grant program known as MakingCents: Resources to Help Your Money Grow and Smart investing@your library®, a partnership between the American Library Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
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