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Act of Congress in Concert
Central Library
September 20, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
The Birmingham-based acoustic band Act of Congress will perform bluegrass and newgrass music.

Country and Blue Grass
Avondale Regional Branch Library
September 21, 2013, 2-4 p.m.
Traces the emergence of bluegrass from Appalachian descendants of Scotch-Irish settlers into a popular subgenre of country music.
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Bards & Brews Open Mic Session at Central Library, September 13

Birmingham Public Library’s popular Bards & Brews poetry performance/beer tasting series will return to the Central Library on Friday, September 13, 2013. The library is located at 2100 Park Place. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with live music, and poetry performances start at 7:00. The September session will be OPEN MIC. ...learn more

Diversity Fair and Career Boot Camp, September 14

The City of Birmingham will present a Diversity Fair on Saturday, September 14, in and around the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex as part of Empowerment Week. The free event will include the Second Annual International Street Fair, a health fair, cooking demonstrations, and more. ...learn more

Money Talks! Stories about Cold, Hard Cash, September 18

If you are looking for a more entertaining approach to learning about personal finance, please join us at the Five Points West Library on Wednesday, September 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Famed storyteller Dolores Hydock will present a collection of funny, sweet, and surprising stories about first jobs, spending sprees, and the unexpected value of a penny. ...learn more

Carole Robertson Day to be Celebrated at Smithfield Library, September 21

Jack and Jill of America Inc., Birmingham Chapter, and community members will celebrate Carole Robertson Day on Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:30 a.m.-12:00p.m., at Smithfield Library. The event will look at the impact the bombing had on the community and the critical role children played in the Birmingham civil rights movement in 1963. ...learn more

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Sky Shineman Art Talk, September 19

Sandpapering, bleaching, pleating… these aren’t typical techniques artists employ in creating paintings. But Sky Shineman uses these and other unusual methods to achieve intriguing effects in her work. She will give insight into her creative process in a public talk on Thursday, September 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Central Library. ...learn more

Library Programs and Resources to Promote Awareness During Medicare Education Week

In an effort to educate seniors about their Medicare coverage options, North Shelby library and Emmett O’Neal Library are taking part in National Medicare Education Week. Both libraries are hosting a program designed to bring awareness about recent changes in Medicare. In addition, participants will learn the basics of Medicare parts A, B, C, & D, and how to find coverage that best fit their personal health needs and budgets. ...learn more

September 13, 2013
Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
(205) 226-3600

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