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Birmingham Public Library
Birmingham Public Library’s May Brown Bag Programs
April 28, 2008, Birmingham, AL--Join the Birmingham Public Library for its May Brown Bag programs, all of which will take place in the Arrington
Auditorium at noon on Wednesdays throughout the month. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
May 7 – Serviceman: Rabii Milton Graffman and Temple Emanu’ELs Response to WWII
The Second World War was fought on two fronts-by soldiers and sailors overseas and their families and friends back home. Troy University historian Dan Puckett will discuss the efforts of Birmingham’s Jewish community to reach out and maintain ties with their fighting men and women.
May 14 – Page to Stage presents White Rose
Join us as we get an inside look at Birmingham Festival Theater’s current production, White Rose. Hear the poignant story about the resistance to the Nazi occupation carried out by five college students and their professor. It is a story to remember.
May 21 - Alabama's Aquatic Diversity and Preservation
Alabama is known for its unique aquatic species, but what is being done to preserve them? Join us as Paul Freeman, Aquatic Ecologist from the Alabama chapter of The Nature Conservancy, discusses this aquatic diversity and conservation efforts to preserve Alabama's natural heritage.
May 28 – Would you like to be a jewelry detective?
Jeanne Bell will share her expertise as an Antiques Roadshow appraiser on various types of costumes and jewelry. Audience members may bring one piece of jewelry per person for an unofficial look.