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Media Release Friday, July 31, 2020
Contact: Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Work No.: (205) 226-3746
Cell No. : (205) 572-1359
a: 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
w: www.bplonline.org
e: roy.williams@cobpl.org

BPL’s Bards & Brews August 7 to Celebrate International Beer Day  
 
What: Bards & Brews Celebrates International Beer Day  
When: 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020  
Where: Watch online on the Bards & Brews Facebook page 
Details: BPL fifth online version of Bards & Brews is spotlighting International Beer Day. Bards & Brews is a monthly spoken word poetry/craft beer event in its 10th year. Bards & Brews veteran poet Voice Porter is emceeing the online event. For information, click here https://bplolinenews.blogspot.com/2020/08/bpls-bards-brews-august-7-to-celebrate.html 
 
The Birmingham Public Library is celebrating International Beer Day with a special Bards & Brews virtual event at 6:00 p.m. this Friday, August 7.  
 
It’s a natural fit as BPL is now celebrating a decade of hosting the popular monthly spoken word poetry/craft beer event. Beer lovers are invited to join us from the comfort of their homes and elsewhere via smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices as some of metro Birmingham’s most talented poets show off their talent on the Bards & Brews Facebook page.  
 
Spots are running out so poets desiring to participate need to email BPL Outreach Librarian Candice Hardy as soon as possible at bards.brews@cobpl.org. 
 
 The purpose of International Beer Day is threefold: 
 
 • To gather with friends and enjoy the deliciousness that is beer.  
 • To celebrate the dedicated men and women who brew and serve our beer.  
 • To bring the world together by celebrating the beers of all nations and cultures on this one remarkable day. 
 
Raise your glass to celebrate the heroes behind each tasty brew. Cheers and Happy International Beer Day! For more information click here http://internationalbeerday.com 
 
Quick Facts About International Beer Day  
 
 • International Beer Day has been held held first Friday in August since August 3, 2008   
• Celebrated in Over 200 cities worldwide   
• August chosen for its warm summer weather and distance from other popular beer celebrations
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