Adult Summer Reading Programs
Escape Your Town with Brandon Smith - Have you ever wanted to escape Birmingham for a day? Experience something unique and inspiring? And not spend a fortune? If so, you will want to attend this program in which travel enthusiast Brandon Smith will tell you how to find day trips exploring gorgeous swimming holes, fantastic hiking trails, remarkable architecture, thrilling waterfalls, vintage roadside attractions, as well as other opportunities for adventure that all lie within a two-hour drive of downtown Birmingham. After attending this program, you will be armed with the knowledge to have a memorable day’s adventure for the price of lunch and fuel.
North Birmingham - June 15 - 11:00 a.m.
Titusville - June 18 - 11:00 a.m.
Inglenook - June 22 - 3:30 p.m.
Central - June 23 - 6:00 p.m.
Avondale - June 29 - 6:30 p.m.
Springville Road - June 30 - 6:30 p.m.
Woodlawn - July 7 - 3:00 p.m.
Powderly - July 24 - 10:00 a.m.
Escape the Ordinary with Larry Moore - Escape the Ordinary in your day as Larry takes us on an Extraordinary Magical Trip!
North Birmingham - June 8 - 11:00 a.m.
West End - June 9 - 12:00 p.m.
East Lake - June 10 - 4:00 p.m.
Springville Road - June 16 - 6:30 p.m.
Central - June 30 - 6:30 p.m.
Smithfield - July 9 - 10:00 a.m.
Inglenook - July 13 - 3:30 p.m.
Five Points West - July 15 - 10:30 a.m.
Southside - July 16 - 10:00 a.m.
Unmask the Artist in You - Local artist Cherie Hunt will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to complete their very own canvas masterpiece. Limited space. Registration required.
Southside - July 7 - 10:30 a.m. - Teens & adults
Powderly - July 17 - 10:00 a.m. - Adults
Inglenook - July 20 - 3:30 p.m. - Adults
Woodlawn - July 28 - 3:00 p.m. - Teens & adults
E-Readers: What Do I Do With This Thing? - Do you have a device like an iPad, Nook, Kindle, or one of the hundreds of other tablets or hand-held gadgets? Join us for an informative hands-on demonstration of the many apps, books, music, and so much more that you can download to your device and start your own online adventure!
Central - June 16 - 1:00-3:00 p.m.
East Lake - June 22 - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
West End - June 23 - 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Springville Road - June 23 - 5:45-7:45 p.m.
North Birmingham - June 25 - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Southside - June 25 - 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Powderly - June 26 - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Visit http://www.bplonline.org/locations/ for information on Birmingham Public Library branches and birmingham365.org for all of BPL's programs.