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Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa L. Parks Ave. Branch



   Friday, February 24, 2017
4:00 PM
Fourth Friday Cook Up
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  

Description: Bring dishes from recipes selected on a theme. This month is African and African American inspired dishes. Celebrate these rich cultures through one of our favorite activities, eating! Prior registration is not required, but is encouraged so that we don’t have too much salad/bread/dessert (no such thing).  Participation is required for partaking, but if you can’t cook feel free to bring plates, cups, tin foil, and/or plastic forks. Not sure what we need? Give us a call 240-4979.




10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  
Every Friday (except holidays)
10:30-11:15 AND 2:30-3:15
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. Contact 334-240-4979 or acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us


 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  
Every Friday (except holidays)
10:30-11:15 AND 2:30-3:15
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. Contact 334-240-4979 or acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us


 



   Monday, February 27, 2017
10:00 AM
Senior Bingo
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Audience: Seniors/Adults
Description: Seniors are invited to have fun playing an hour of Bingo @ Bertha P. Williams Rosa Parks Avenue Branch. An assortment of prizes will be available.



10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Storytimes
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  

All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds! For February we’ll be reading stories from Africa or based on African and African American folktales and other black cultures. Come celebrate the richness of black storytelling.
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters (John Steptoe) is about how kindness is rewarded when a king seeks his queen between two sisters. In The Orphan Boy (Tololwa Mollel) an old man is helped by an orphan boy until his curiosity gets the better of him.
 




2:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Motown Mondays At Bertha Williams
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: All Ages
Description:  

Every Monday in February

February 6, 13, 27

(closed 20th for Presidents’ Day)

Description: Groove with us to that good “back in the day” music as we play Motown music at background levels. There will definitely be swinging and swaying, and “records” playing, but we can’t guarantee dancing in the streets. Feel free to check out our bulletin board about Black Alabama Musicians while you tap your toes. (Music may be turned down or off at request so as not to disturb patrons working).




   Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:00 AM
Bertha Williams Storytimes
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: PreK
Description:  

All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds! For February we’ll be reading stories from Africa or based on African and African American folktales and other black cultures. Come celebrate the richness of black storytelling.
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters (John Steptoe) is about how kindness is rewarded when a king seeks his queen between two sisters. In The Orphan Boy (Tololwa Mollel) an old man is helped by an orphan boy until his curiosity gets the better of him.