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Britannica Online Reference Center Public Library Edition

Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains four full encyclopedias, the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, each covering the research needs of a different age group. Along with this encyclopedia content, Public Library Edition contains full-text magazine articles, Web sites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section for students, and more.


Did You Know?

The Regional Library Computer Center at Central Library offers proctoring free of charge by appointment. Tests are proctored Mondays and Tuesdays, noon-5:00 p.m.; Wednesdays-Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m.; and written exams on Sundays, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Call the RLCC at 205-226-3605 for more information.


Birmingham Public Library needs your help now to stop a proposed cut to our budget. Write, call, or visit your city council to voice your support for the library. ...learn more


Author Rachel Swarns To Visit Central Library for a Book Discussion and Signing, June 25

Birmingham Bound presents author Rachel L. Swarns discussing her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama. The event will be held on Monday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Richard Arrington, Jr. Auditorium at the Central Library located at 2100 Park Place. ...learn more

Real Life Poets Offering Workshop for Adults, June 26 and July 11

Real Life Poets, Inc., will hold two poetry workshops for adults at the Central and Titusville Libraries. Both writing and performing poetry will be covered. Class size is limited, so registration is recommended. ...learn more

Frazine Taylor To Conduct Workshop on Researching Your Family’s Roots, June 30

Frazine Taylor returns to the Birmingham Public Library to present a workshop on using the Internet to find family history resources. The workshop is free and registration is not required ...learn more


Staff Pick: Wisdom of Our Fathers

Before you read this book, make sure you have a handkerchief or a box of tissues ready. You will need it. Plenty of it. This book isn't just for Father's Day. It is for fathers, for sons, for daughters, and for those who have that man in their lives who may have been the disciplinarian, the weekend coach, the tea party guest, or clown. ...learn more


June 22, 2012
Birmingham Public Library
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