Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Bebe Moore Campbell, best-selling author of several books, journalist and NPR commentator, died November 27 of brain cancer complications. Celebrate her life by reading one of her books, listening to her commentaries, or reading more about her life and career.
BookLetters Interview with Bebe Moore Campbell
Bebe Moore Campbell's official Web site
Official Press release (November 27, 2006)
Biography Resource Center (requires Birmingham residency and library card)
Monday, November 27, 2006
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Workshop at Five Points West Regional Branch Library
Saturday, December 2, 2006
Meet at Five Points West Regional Branch Library
Departing at 7:00 a.m. for Auburn University
BEST Robotics Competition
Appropriate for children of all ages. For additional information call (205) 223-0186 or (205) 226-0828
Saturday, November 18, 2006
Thursday, November 16, 2006
To Enter: Submit an essay of 200 words or less discussing your favorite Disney's Beauty and the Beast character or draw a picture of them. The deadline to submit is Monday Dec. 4. Turn all submissions in to one of our branch libraries. Parental or guardian signature is required to enter the contest.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Tuesday, November 28
Southside Branch Library - 9:30 a.m. Preschool storytime
Five Points West Branch Library - 11 a.m. Preschool storytime
Ensley Branch Library - 1 p.m. Preschool storytime
West End Branch Library - 3:30 p.m. An interactive writing program for children
Monday, December 4
Inglenook Branch Library - 9:30 a.m. Preschool storytime
Avondale Branch Library - 11 a.m. Preschool storytime
Wylam Branch Library - 3:30 p.m. An interactive writing program for children
Friday, November 10, 2006
"Children's Book Week introduces young people to new authors and ideas in schools, libraries, homes and bookstores. Through Children's Book Week, the Children's Book Council encourages young people and their caregivers to discover the complexity of the world beyond their own experience through books. " http://www.cbcbooks.org/cbw/
Tuesday, November 07, 2006
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