Celebrate National Adoption Day 2010!

November 20th is National Adoption Day! Did you know that there are 114,000 children waiting to be adopted in the United States? This Saturday, approximately 3,500 children will be adopted, and there are events all across the country celebrating adoption and raising awareness. The Jefferson Country Department of Human Resources is hosting a party at the Birmingham Dream Center featuring food, pony rides, bowling, miniature golf, and much more for families who have adopted.

Adoption is an amazing way to change a child's life. Stop by the Social Sciences Department of the Birmingham Public Library and check out our resources on adoption.