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   Tuesday, August 22, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Story time is on break until September!
 



10:00 AM
Computer Class
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  We will be concentrating on Microsoft Word during the month of August.
Pre-registration is required.
271-7005



10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
August Storytime
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Space
Books: 
Toys in Space – Mini Grey
Mush, a Dog from Space – Daniel Pinkwater
Activity:  Alien Spaceship Craft



   Wednesday, August 23, 2017
5:30 AM
Toddler Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 1 through 3
Description:  At Toddler Time, we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and read one story each week. The dates will be:
  • August 23



11:00 AM
Book Club Discussion
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Ramer Readin’ Right Book Club will be reading “Murder in Montgomery” by Charlotte Magruder. 
Synopsis:  A group of powerful men try to prevent a shocking secret from being discovered.



   Thursday, August 24, 2017
10:00 AM
Genealogical Research � Ancestry Library Edition
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Each Tuesday in August you can register for a 45 minute appointment with our volunteer who will guide you in how to get started with Ancestry or your next steps.  You must pre-register to assure our volunteer will be available to assist.
 271-7005



3:00 PM
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  “The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that USA TODAY calls “her page-turning best” about a killer who targets lonely women on cruise ships, a masterful combination of page-turning suspense and classic mystery. http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43342.You_Belong_To_Me


   Friday, August 25, 2017
10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



   Saturday, August 26, 2017
10:00 AM
Friends and Family Chess Club
Event Location: EL Lowder Regional Library
Intended Audience: All
Description:  .  If your child or you have ever wanted to learn how to play chess or knows how and wants to join a group we invite everyone to become a member of the Lowder Chess Club.  There is no need to pre-register, just show up on Saturday.  If Chess Club is canceled we will post a sign on the door as soon as we know ourselves.
 



   Monday, August 28, 2017
10:30 AM
Storybook Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3 through 6
Description:  At Storybook Time, we sing a few songs, read two or more picture books and make a craft. Here is what we have planned for this month:
  • Mo Willems may not be making Elephant and Piggie books any more, but Gerald and Piggie still want you to read. We’ll enjoy one of their “Elephant and Piggie Presents” books today. It’s called Elephant and Piggie Like Reading!: The Cookie Fiasco by Mo Willems.



4:30 PM
Storybook Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 3 through 6
Description:  At Storybook Time, we sing a few songs, read two or more picture books and make a craft. Here is what we have planned for this month:
  • Mo Willems may not be making Elephant and Piggie books any more, but Gerald and Piggie still want you to read. We’ll enjoy one of their “Elephant and Piggie Presents” books today. It’s called Elephant and Piggie Like Reading!: The Cookie Fiasco by Mo Willems.



   Tuesday, August 29, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children
Description:  Story time is on break until September!
 



10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
August Storytime
Event Location: Hampstead Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Leaves
Books: 
Leaves – David Stein
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves – Julia Rawlinson
Activity: Paper Plate Leaves craft



   Wednesday, August 30, 2017
6:30 PM
Novel Colors
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  LOCATION: Cafe Louisa
Really want to join a book club but don’t really like to read? Come join us at Cafe Louisa as we talk and color. Read the book, or don’t! We alternate between fiction and nonfiction/biography as well as discuss other books we read during the month or in the past that are related. Additional titles on the theme will be available, so bring your library card! Just want to color and enjoy our company? You’re welcome! Bring your own supplies or use some of ours. Coloring sheets provided.
Title: Cutting for Stone
Author: Abraham Verghese
Description: Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their mother's death in childbirth and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. ~Dust jacket
 



10:00 AM
Toddler Time
Event Location: Pike Road Branch Library
Intended Audience: Ages 1 through 3
Description:  At Toddler Time, we sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and read one story each week. The date will be:
  • August 30



   Monday, September 11, 2017
10:00 AM
Tai Chi Class
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  This will be a 4-week introduction to Tai Chi taught by Jim Caldwell.  You will need to come by to pre-register and complete a waiver form before attending any of these classes.


   Wednesday, September 13, 2017
11:00 AM
Ramer Adult Program
Event Location: Ramer Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  “Alabama Needs Your History” by Haley Aaron, Alabama Department of Archives and History. Learn how important it is to share your family and community history with others.


   Monday, September 18, 2017
10:00 AM
Tai Chi Class
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  This will be a 4-week introduction to Tai Chi taught by Jim Caldwell.  You will need to come by to pre-register and complete a waiver form before attending any of these classes.


   Monday, September 25, 2017
10:00 AM
Tai Chi Class
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  This will be a 4-week introduction to Tai Chi taught by Jim Caldwell.  You will need to come by to pre-register and complete a waiver form before attending any of these classes.


   Monday, October 2, 2017
10:00 AM
Tai Chi Class
Event Location: Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  This will be a 4-week introduction to Tai Chi taught by Jim Caldwell.  You will need to come by to pre-register and complete a waiver form before attending any of these classes.


   Friday, October 13, 2017
11:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Job Fair @ the Library
Event Location: Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Unemployment is scary! Let us help!
2017 Fall Job Fair
Juliette Hampton Morgan, Reference Department
For more inofrmation, call 334-240-4982