2023 BPL Black History Month Spotlight: North Birmingham Library

 It's the cover of the Black History Month 2023 booklet with the addition of the word spotlight. The cover of the BPL's Black History Month Booklet 2023. It features a black back ground with the words Black in red, History in yellow, and Month in green for the pan-african colors. Beneath Black History Month 2023, the outline of the word spotlight in yellow.

Black History Month 2023 is underway at the Birmingham Public Library (BPL)There are over 70+ programs happening across almost all BPL locations. Today we are spotlighting programs at North Birmingham Regional Branch Library. 

Some of these programs are happening today!

You can find our Black History Month 2023 booklet online on the home page of our website

North Birmingham Regional Branch Library

2501 31st Ave N, Birmingham, AL35207

Adult Programs

Black Resistance Film Festival
Wednesdays in February | Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Starting Wednesday, February 1, join the North Birmingham Library to learn about social issues affecting African American society through movies inspired by people and events in black history.

Taste of Nigeria
Friday, February 24 | Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy a fashion show featuring an array of African styles while enjoying a sample of Nigerian Cuisine.

Youth Programs

Freedom Fighters Scavenger Hunt
All month long

Search the Youth Department for clues and learns about heroic freedom fighters throughout African American history.

Who Am I Bingo
All month long

In honor of Black History Month, play the Who Am Bingo game for a chance to win a prize!

Grab n Go: Black History Kings & Queens

Tuesday, February 14 | While supplies last

Celebrate influential male and female figures in Black History by making a crown in their honor.

Art Attack: African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, The Civil Rights Movement Era, & Beyond
Wednesday, February 15 | During business hours

Learn about African American artists whose work created pivotal changes in how blacks were represented in art and American Society and create a tapestry inspired by their artwork.

Adventures in Storyland with Miss Pamela: Songs of Freedom Wednesday, February 22 | Starts at 10:30 a.m.

Join Miss Pamela for a story adventure with folktales, songs, and a craft celebrating African American Heritage and its strong tradition of song.

Art Attack: The Art of Resistance
Wednesday, February 22 | During business hours

Learn about African American artists who used their artwork for activism by expressing anguish and social discontent. Paint a piece inspired by their artwork.

Black Resistance: Standing Up for What’s Right Family Night Thursday, February 23 | 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Join us to discuss African American leaders who fought and died for Civil Rights for African American people followed by making your own protest poster for an issue that you believed to be right.