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   Wednesday, May 25, 2016
11:00 AM
Ramer Readin' Right Book Club
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Author Betty Tucker will be at the library to discuss her book "Don't Worry About the Mule Going Blind: Hazel's Story". It's an uplifting tale of overcoming hard times that is sure to inspire everyone!!


4:15 PM
Afternoon Fun Time at Lewis
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Come join Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library and the Montgomery Therapeutic Center for an afternoon of fun and activities. Enjoy story time, games and movies to help relax from a day at school.


10:00 AM
Storytimes at Lewis
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  The Insomniacs by Karina Wolf is about a family who can’t sleep at night, so they give up trying and sleep during the day instead! When we read Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems, we’ll try to convince Pigeon that he should really go to bed on time. We’ll try not to wake him up during craft time or when we dance!
 



3:30 PM
Community Art & Soul at Coliseum
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Presented by:  Three Colors and the Truth
The second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
May 11 & 25 @ 3:30 – 5:15 pm
Calling all Artists (From teens to seniors)!!!
Bring your own art supplies, or sample materials from the community box.
RSVP:  334-271-7005 or 334-478-4396



   Thursday, May 26, 2016
3:00 PM
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  We will discuss “The Cuckoo’s Calling”,  by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling).This is the first in a series of three new crime novels with Detective Cormoran Strike as the main character (we own all three).In this book Cormoran Strike is investigating a supermodel’s suicide. We will receive our next book “The Accident” by Chris Pavone.  


10:30 AM
Story Times at Morgan
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  BookFlix
We will read and watch Duck on a Bike by David Shannon.  
Synopsis:
 A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too. We will do an online activity   
 



10:00 AM
Story Time at Coliseum
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Smiles make you feel better!
“Yes, We Can!” by Sam McBratney
Synopsis -- Little Roo and his friends find that it is not always nice to laugh at someone.
“I Love it When You Smile” by Sam McBratney
Synopsis -- A grumpy little kangaroo is having a bad day until his mother finds a way to make him smile.
Craft – Kangaroo masks
 



   Friday, May 27, 2016
10:15 AM
Storytime @ Lowder
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Duck In The Fridge by Jeff Mack
Synopsis: When a little boy asks his dad why he always reads Mother Goose to him. His dad replies that it all started when he found a duck in the fridge!
Activity: Duck Craft
 



3:30 PM
Confucius Institute of Troy University @ Lowder
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Confucius Institute of Troy University is offering a series of Cultural Lectures at the Lowder Regional Library.  Lectures are monthly and topics vary.  On Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:30PM we will have the lecture:  Life Styles and Everyday Life in China Today:  Introduction to the life styles in modern society of China and everyday family life for two or three generations in China.
 



   Saturday, May 28, 2016
10:00 AM
The Lowder Regional Branch Library Chess Club
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:   Join us and learn how to play chess or to brush up on your skills.  Parents, chess is a game that will help build the brain and help your child with their future education—not to mention that it teaches patience as well.(In the event that the club is not meeting a sign will be posted as soon as possible announcing the postponement.)
 



   Monday, May 30, 2016
4:00 PM
Teen Writing Group @ Lewis
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Enjoy Writng? Want a group to write with? Join us at Rufus Lewis Library and write for fun or to improve your craft. Sharing is encouraged but optional. Each week we will explore a different aspect of writing that you can  focus on, or you can continue work on your own writing.


   Tuesday, May 31, 2016
10:00 AM
Storytimes @ Williams Library
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  What will happen If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff or teach a cow to type with Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin?  Preschoolers will find these stories quite entertaining as they hear about the mischief that the animals in the story become involved in as they tackle tasks that are revealed in each story.  The children will also engage in interactive songs and dance.


10:30 AM
Morning Story Time for ages 1 through 4 @ Hampstead
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-4
Description:  Memorial Day is May 30th, and we’ll celebrate our Armed Forces with books like Wind Flyers by Angela Johnson and Red, White, and Blue Goodbye by Sarah Wones Tomp. We’ll have a patriotic themed craft today.
 



10:00 AM
Catepillars and Butterflies Movie Day
Event Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Pre-K
Description:  Children will watch the movie "The Very Hungry Catepillar and Other Stories".


   Wednesday, June 1, 2016
10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK-2nd grade
Description:  What kind of fun can you have in the summer? Let’s find out with two great books. First we’ll read Sumer is Summer is Summer by Phillis and David Gershator and then Biscuit’s First Beach Day by Alyssa Satin Capucilli.
 



   Thursday, June 2, 2016
10:00 AM
Teen Writing Group @ Lewis Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Teen Writing Group
Every Thursday (except holidays)
June Meeting Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd 30th
Enjoy writing? Want a group to write with? Join us at Rufus Lewis Library and write for fun or to improve your craft. Sharing is encouraged but optional. Each week we will explore a different aspect of writing that you can focus on, or you can continue work on your own writing. It is recommended that you bring a dedicated notebook or folder. We’ll be writing in first thing in the mornings during the summer while our brains are still fresh. Look for us in the evenings again during the school year.                                   Contact Amy L. Campbell for questions (334-240-4979)



11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Lewis Library Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults and Teens
Description:  
Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Thursdays 
June 2
June 9
June 16
June 23
June 30
Description:  Word I (MS Office 2010)
Learn how to create simple documents (letters, flyers, and memos). Learn how to edit, save and print documents. 



10:00 AM
Coliseum Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  New adventures are fun!
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come by Nancy Carlson
Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he is not sure about staying once he first gets there.
How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long and david Shannon
Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about a pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life.
Craft – Pirate masks
 



   Friday, June 3, 2016
10:15 AM
Lowder Story Time
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Beach Day
Chu’s Day at the Beach by Neil Gainman
Chu is excited about going to the beach with his family.  Chu has a problem with sneezing.  What happens if Chu sneezes at the beach?
Activity: Beach Art
 



   Monday, June 6, 2016
3:45 PM- 5:30 PM
Hampstead Adult Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Stress Relief Coloring
MWF 3:45-5:30
Stop by the Library and color to relieve stress and just take your mind off your busy week.
 



4:00 PM
Pike Road Afternoon Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-6
Description:  The theme for this summer’s reading program is “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” which naturally suggests sports and fitness. We’re going to read some books that present a variation on that theme. This week, we’ll read about a chicken and a pig hanging ten…or rather claws and hooves in Surfer Chick by Kristy Dempsey and Henry Cole and Pig Kahuna by Jennifer Sattler.
 



6:00 PM
After 5 Book Club
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Book Discussion
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
Summary: Through the trials of one unforgettable family, Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration, a story of love and bitterness and the promise of a new America.



10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Summer Reading Kick-Off
On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! Meet and Greet
Today all participants will be given information/handouts about this year’s SRP. What do we plan to accomplish in the 6 weeks? We will answer any questions you may have about this year’s SRP. Our Summer Reading Program will consist of story time, activities, games, checking out books, and arts and crafts.
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.  It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!



   Tuesday, June 7, 2016
10:30 AM
Hampstead Children's Programs
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-9
Description:  10:30 am until 11 am Ages: 1—4
2:30 pm until 3 pm Ages: 5—9

 Playing Healthy
Books: 
Follow Carl! by Alexandria Day
The Best Way to Play by Bill Cosby
Activity: Hopscotch
 



3:00 PM
Pike Road Rising 1st Graders-5th Graders
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades 1-5
Description:  Tommy Johns presents “READING: The Sport of Champions,” a brand new, mega fun show featuring magic, puppets, comedy, storytelling and audience participation! This engaging and hilarious show will entertain kids and parents while they learn that good readers are WINNERS who can do almost ANYTHING! Tommy Johns appears courtesy of the Friends of the Pike Road Branch Library.
 



   Wednesday, June 8, 2016
10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Library Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK-2nd grade
Description:  Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea is about a goat who doesn’t like how much attention Unicorn is getting, but they figure out how to be friends. In I’m the Best by Lucy Cousins Dog is convinced that he’s the best of his friends until his friends prove him wrong.
 



10:00 AM
Pike Road Good Morning Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 1-3
Description:  Children and grown-ups enjoy songs and stories each week. The dates will be:
June 8
June 15
June 22
June 29
 



10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA
Part-1 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lesson course that focuses on: Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.
This program will also meet June, 15, 22, July 6, 13 for one hour each session.
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.
It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!  



   Thursday, June 9, 2016
10:00 AM
Teen Writing Group @ Lewis Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Teen Writing Group
Every Thursday (except holidays)
June Meeting Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Enjoy writing? Want a group to write with? Join us at Rufus Lewis Library and write for fun or to improve your craft. Sharing is encouraged but optional. Each week we will explore a different aspect of writing that you can focus on, or you can continue work on your own writing. It is recommended that you bring a dedicated notebook or folder.
We’ll be writing in first thing in the mornings during the summer while our brains are still fresh. Look for us in the evenings again during the school year.                                                              Contact Amy L. Campbell for questions (334-240-4979)



11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Lewis Library Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults and Teens
Description:  
Thursday Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
June 9
June 16
June 23
June 30
Description:  Word I (MS Office 2010)
Learn how to create simple documents (letters, flyers, and memos). Learn how to edit, save and print documents. 



10:00 AM
Coliseum Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Just be yourself!
Fletcher’s Big Show by Julia Rawlinson and Tiphanie Beeke
Fletcher the fox, along with some noisy birds, crickets, and frogs, tries his best to help his friend.
Silly Tilly by Eileen Spinelli
Tilly drives the other barnyard animals crazy with her silliness, but after gruffly telling her to stop, they discover that they miss her old ways.
Craft – Duck masks
 



4:15 PM
Hampstead Teens Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Eating Healthy
Food Bingo!: Knowing what food groups are and what fits into them is important. Stop by for a round or two of food themed bingo. 
 



   Friday, June 10, 2016
10:15 AM
Lowder Story Time
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  I’ll Save You Bobo! by Eileen and Marc Rosentha
Willy is trying to read to Bobo, but Earl continues to disturb them.  Willy decides to write a story including
Bobo in it. What happens when Willy begins writing the story?
Activity: Art 
 



   Monday, June 13, 2016
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Teen Sci-Fi Book Club at Lewis Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Teen Sci-Fi Book Club
Second Mondays
Book: Terrier (Tortall: Beka Cooper series, Book 1) by Tamora Pierce*
 *We’re breaking this book into two during the summer so we can have a chunky read, so don’t let the page count scare you off! Read the first part for June (pages 1-303), or just join us in July to discuss the entire thing.
 
Beka begins her training assigned to the Provost's Guard in the Lower City.  Though initially unsure of their new charge, Beka proves to be a valuable resource, although she is shy and has a hard time speaking in front of other people. Through her unusual magical abilities, Beka is able to hear the voices of ghosts who fly with pigeons until they are ready to enter the Peaceful Realms. From these talents she learns of two grave threats to Lower City.
 
If you haven’t read the book, join us anyway as we’re always looking for new suggestions!
Contact Amy L. Campbell for questions (334-240-4979)
 



4:00 PM
Pike Road Afternoon Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-6
Description:  If you fall off your surfboard, you’re going to end up swimming, so, this week, we turn our attention to characters learning how to swim. Cats are not known for their love of water and Splat is no exception. We’ll see if he ever learns how to swim in Splish, Splash, Splat by Rob Scotton. Now, frogs, on the other hand, are usually around water, but Froggy doesn’t know how to swim. Can his mom teach him? The title just might give it away when we read Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London and Frank Remkiewicz.
 



10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Book: The Usbone Book of  “Decorating T-Shirts”  by Ray Gibson
This book, Decorating T-shirts, provides a step-by-step instruction guide to follow.
We will use some of the author’s ideas and some of our own.
Activity—Decorate Tee-shirts using pantyhose and fabric paints 
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.
It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!



   Tuesday, June 14, 2016
10:00 AM
Lewis Adult Program
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Wellness Program/ Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
Presenter: Latoya Smith, Wellness Coalition
Audience will be informed of the importance of maintaining a healthy blood pressure and be presented with an understanding of the top and bottom numbers of blood pressure readings.  In addition, free blood pressure checks will be given. 



6:00 PM
Yoga @ the Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Yoga Class with Susan Enzweiler, Registered Yoga Teacher
Summary: This course is an introduction to the ancient practice of Yoga.  Through a series of gentle Yoga Poses, participants will experience a sense of well-being and relaxation.  Comfortable, form fitting, but stretchy clothing is recommended.  Participants of all levels of health, mobility and flexibility are encouraged to attend as Yoga Poses can be adapted for comfort. 



10:30 AM
Hampstead Children's Programs
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-9
Description:  10:30 am until 11 am Ages: 1—4
2:30 pm until 3 pm Ages: 5—9

 Imaginative Play (Healthy Minds)
Books: 
It’s a Tiger! by David LaRochelle
I’m a Frog!  by Mo Willems
Activity: Animal Parade and Animal Masks
 



3:00 PM
Pike Road Rising 1st Graders-5th Graders
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades 1-5
Description:  The Auburn University Southeastern Raptor Center will introduce us to some of the magnificent birds in their care. The Raptor Center appears courtesy of the Friends of the Pike Road Branch Library.


   Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK-2nd grade
Description:  The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle is about a ladybug who tries to pick fights until it realizes it’s easier just to share. Next we’ll read Bye-Bye, Big Bad Bullybug! By Ed Emberey and tell that Bullybug to go away!
 



10:00 AM
Pike Road Good Morning Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 1-3
Description:  Children and grown-ups enjoy songs and stories each week. The dates will be:
June 15
June 22
June 29
 



10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA
Part-2 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lesson course that focuses on: Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.
This program will also meet June 22, July 6, 13 for one hour each session.
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.
It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!  



   Thursday, June 16, 2016
10:00 AM
Teen Writing Group @ Lewis Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Teen Writing Group
Every Thursday (except holidays)
June Meeting Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Enjoy writing? Want a group to write with? Join us at Rufus Lewis Library and write for fun or to improve your craft. Sharing is encouraged but optional. Each week we will explore a different aspect of writing that you can focus on, or you can continue work on your own writing. It is recommended that you bring a dedicated notebook or folder.
We’ll be writing in first thing in the mornings during the summer while our brains are still fresh. Look for us in the evenings again during the school year.                                                              Contact Amy L. Campbell for questions (334-240-4979)



11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Lewis Library Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults and Teens
Description:  
Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Thursdays 
June 16
June 23
June 30
Description:  Word I (MS Office 2010)
Learn how to create simple documents (letters, flyers, and memos). Learn how to edit, save and print documents. 



10:00 AM
Coliseum Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Sometimes we wish for too much!
If All the Animals Came Inside by Eric Pinder
What would it be like if elephants, kangaroos, bats, and more were to come inside a little boy’s house.
Penelope and the Preposterous Birthday Party by Sheri Radford
Much to her parents’ surprise, Penelope invites far too many to her birthday party.
Craft – Party hats
 



4:15 PM
Hampstead Teens Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Mental Health
Build Your Zen: Join us for a day of relaxing your brain and building a miniature Zen Garden to keep a bit of peace with you at home.
 



   Friday, June 17, 2016
10:15 AM
Lowder Story Time
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Father’s Day
Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer
Everything Dad and Little Critter do is completely together and it’s all about being with his dad.
Activity: Father’s Day Craft

 



   Monday, June 20, 2016
4:00 PM
Pike Road Afternoon Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-6
Description:  It’s important to be prepared before you take part in any activity, so it’s nice that Willie’s family wants to help her get ready for her first rafting trip. Unfortunately, they may be providing a bit too much help. We’ll see if Willie ever gets to enjoy her Big Day on the River, a book by Sarah Wilson and Randy Cecil.
 



10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Book: “Swifter, Higher, Stronger “  by Sue Macy
Summer Olympics Pintlala Style
Pintlala’s Staff has put together a one day mini Summer Olympics
There will be competing games, competing activities, competing dance with something for everyone and there will be prizes.
 



   Tuesday, June 21, 2016
10:30 AM
Hampstead Children's Programs
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-9
Description:  10:30 am until 11 am Ages: 1—4
2:30 pm until 3 pm Ages: 5—9

 Eating Healthy
Books: 
Gregory, the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
The Everyday Garden by Cynthia Rylant
Activity:  Bird Feeders

 



3:00 PM
Pike Road Rising 1st Graders-5th Graders
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Grades 1-5
Description:  Cowboy Bruce and Vernie return with their ever-popular Wild West Show. Cowboy Bruce and Vernie appear courtesy of the Friends of the Pike Road Branch Library.


   Wednesday, June 22, 2016
10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK-2nd grade
Description:  Bill is nervous about A Visit to the Dentist in this book by Eleanor Fremont, but when he meets someone who’s just as scared he learns how to be brave and shows her what goes on in the dentist office. What happens when sharks need to go to the dentist? Find out in Clark the Shark: Tooth Trouble by Bruce Hale
 



10:00 AM
Pike Road Good Morning Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 1-3
Description:  Children and grown-ups enjoy songs and stories each week. The dates will be:
June 22
June 29
 



11:00 AM
Ramer Readin' Right Book Club
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Sycamore Row by John Grisham. Attorney Jake Brigance is drawn into a very powerful case involving the will of a wealthy man that causes an uproar in Ford County.


10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA
Part-3 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lesson course that focuses on: Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.
This program will also meet July 6, 13 for one hour each session.
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.
It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!  



   Thursday, June 23, 2016
10:00 AM
Teen Writing Group @ Lewis Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Teen Writing Group
Every Thursday (except holidays)
June Meeting Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Enjoy writing? Want a group to write with? Join us at Rufus Lewis Library and write for fun or to improve your craft. Sharing is encouraged but optional. Each week we will explore a different aspect of writing that you can focus on, or you can continue work on your own writing. It is recommended that you bring a dedicated notebook or folder.
We’ll be writing in first thing in the mornings during the summer while our brains are still fresh. Look for us in the evenings again during the school year.                                                              Contact Amy L. Campbell for questions (334-240-4979)



11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Lewis Library Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults and Teens
Description:  
Thursday Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
June 23
June 30
Description:  Word I (MS Office 2010)
Learn how to create simple documents (letters, flyers, and memos). Learn how to edit, save and print documents. 



10:00 AM
Coliseum Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Don’t ever give up trying!
The Little Engine that Could retold by Watty Piper
Sometimes help comes from the most unexpected sources.
Stella & Roy by Ashley Wolff
Even though Stella’s bike is much faster than Roy’s, he manages to win their race around the park.
Craft – Train masks
 



4:15 PM
Hampstead Teens Program
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Sports
Table-Top Quidditch: Join us for a game or two of Quidditch. First person to 10 points wins!

 



3:00 PM
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  We will discuss The Accident by Chris Pavone. One long, desperate, increasingly perilous day, lives collide as the book begins its dangerous day to publication.  Is the book worth killing for? We will pick up our next book, “The Vanishing Point”, by Val McDermid.
  



   Friday, June 24, 2016
10:15 AM
Lowder Story Time
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  National Safety Month
Special Guest for National Safety Month
We will have the Family Guidance Center visit and talk to the children about bullying by using the Yellow Dyno Bullying Program.
Activity: Safety Art



   Monday, June 27, 2016
4:00 PM
Pike Road Afternoon Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3-6
Description:  We’ll wrap up a month of aquatic adventures with two stories about sailing. First, we’ll enjoy a virtual sailing excursion courtesy of Sail Away by Donald Crews, then we’ll see what happens when Poppleton Pig reluctantly spends a day on a sailboat, which is a chapter in Poppleton Everyday by Cythia Rylant and Mark Teague.

 



   Tuesday, June 28, 2016
6:00 PM
Yoga @ the Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Yoga Class with Susan Enzweiler, Registered Yoga Teacher
Summary: This course is an introduction to the ancient practice of Yoga.  Through a series of gentle Yoga Poses, participants will experience a sense of well-being and relaxation.  Comfortable, form fitting, but stretchy clothing is recommended.  Participants of all levels of health, mobility and flexibility are encouraged to attend as Yoga Poses can be adapted for comfort. 



10:30 AM
Hampstead Children's Programs
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 1-9
Description:  10:30 am until 11 am Ages: 1—4
2:30 pm until 3 pm Ages: 5—9

 Sports
Books: 
H.O.R.S.E. by Christopher Myers
Betty Bunny Wants a Goal  by Michael Kaplan
Activity: Paper Plate Ring Toss

 



   Wednesday, June 29, 2016
10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK-2nd grade
Description:  Farmer’s Market
All the animals are bringing food to the feast, find out what in The Beastly Feast by Bruce Goldstone. Then read The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown to see what the animals do on a farm.
                                                           

 



10:00 AM
Pike Road Good Morning Story Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 1-3
Description:  Children and grown-ups enjoy songs and stories each week.
 



   Thursday, June 30, 2016
10:00 AM
Teen Writing Group @ Lewis Library
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Teens
Description:  Teen Writing Group
Every Thursday (except holidays)
June Meeting Dates: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Enjoy writing? Want a group to write with? Join us at Rufus Lewis Library and write for fun or to improve your craft. Sharing is encouraged but optional. Each week we will explore a different aspect of writing that you can focus on, or you can continue work on your own writing. It is recommended that you bring a dedicated notebook or folder.
We’ll be writing in first thing in the mornings during the summer while our brains are still fresh. Look for us in the evenings again during the school year.                                                              Contact Amy L. Campbell for questions (334-240-4979)



11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Lewis Library Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
Event Location: Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Intended Audience: Adults and Teens
Description:  
Thursday Adult & Young Adult Computer Class
June 30
Description:  Word I (MS Office 2010)
Learn how to create simple documents (letters, flyers, and memos). Learn how to edit, save and print documents. 



10:00 AM
Coliseum Story Time
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  Hard work always pays off!
Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell & Helen Oxenbury
When a kind and hardworking duck nearly collapses from overwork, while taking care of a farm because the owner is too lazy to do so, the rest of the animals get together and chase the farmer out of town.
Ebb & Flo and the Baby Seal by Jane Simmons
Ebb finds a way to reunite a baby seal with its mother
Craft – Seal masks

 



   Wednesday, July 6, 2016
10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA
Part-4 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lesson course that focuses on: Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.
This program will also meet July 13 for one hour each session.
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.
It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!  



   Wednesday, July 13, 2016
10:00 AM
Pintlala Summer Reading Program
Event Location: Pintlala Branch Library
Intended Audience: Children & Teens
Description:  Gloria Maxie, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, PA
Part-5 The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Presents the SNAP-Ed Program, which stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Education Program) uses the curriculum Power of Choice for youth to provide quality nutrition education. This program is a 10 lesson course that focuses on: Basic Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Food Safety Skills, Healthy Food Preparation Tips, Smart Shopping techniques, Hands -on-Demonstrations for Healthy Snacks and Recipes.
Walk Away the Pounds—A video with Leslie Sansone
Synopsis ---This challenging 4 mile walking workout will power your walk to a whole new level.
It’s fast; it’s fun; it works!  



   Wednesday, July 27, 2016
11:00 AM
Ramer Readin' Right Book Club
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  The All Girl's Filling Station Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg. A woman makes a startling discovery about her mother's past that changes her life!


   Wednesday, August 24, 2016
11:00 AM
Ramer Readin' Right Book Club
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes. A series of short stories about life in the south by famous authors such as Donna Ball, Virginia Ellis and Nancy Knight.