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In recognition of National Pro Bono Week, the Birmingham legal community is sponsoring free legal clinics at several different sites in Jefferson County. The first two clinics are devoted to providing advice to seniors about issues related to wills and estate planning; the third is for the general public.

Ghouls' Ball for Teens, October 25

Hey, teens, don't forget to stop by any Birmingham Public Library and pick up your free tickets for admittance to the Ghouls' Ball scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Central Library. The event, which is for ages 13 to 18, will include music, dancing, food, treats, balloon sculptures, animals, a photo booth, free books, and Wii tournaments. Call 226-3655 for more information.

Join the Friends of BPL and Reap the Benefits! (National Friends of Libraries Week Begins October 21)

Did you know that the great Eat Drink Read Write Festival was sponsored by the Friends of the Birmingham Public Library? In fact, did you know that the BPL Friends have donated nearly $50,000 to the Library in the last year? And in the last two years, the Friends have donated $25,000 solely for the purchase of BPL e-books. ...learn more

Professor Natalie Davis Talks Politics at the October 24 Brown Bag Lunch Program

Birmingham-Southern College political science professor and political analyst Natalie Davis will discuss the impact "media, messages, and money" have had on this year's presidential election. ...learn more

Watercolor Society of Alabama Members' Showcase Open Through October 26

The paintings are on display in Central Library's Fourth Floor Gallery. The free exhibit features 61 entries and is open during regular library hours. Several pieces are for sale. If you are interested in buying one, call 205-423-0922 or 256-238-2172. Read more about the showcase at Birmingham365.

October 19, 2012
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