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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The Birmingham City Council reduced size of library board and purchased an old armory. more

Central City

BPL Executive Director Floyd Council

Jesse Chambers

Floyd Council, who in November became executive director of Birmingham Public Library, enjoys what he does. more

Central City

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Photo courtesy of John Milton.

We also have news about a health disparities symposium and help for budding engineers. more

Central City

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

"This is all about the community at the end of the day," Melvia Walton with the Birmingham Public Library said. more

Happenings

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Birmingham Public Library will host its Local Authors Expo on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Central Library from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Public Library.

There’s trouble brewing for Bards & Brews, a series of spoken-word performances and craft-beer tastings held on first Fridays at the Birmingham Public Library downtown. more

Central City

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Courtesy Birmingham Public Library

The popular, long-running series of poetry readings and craft-beer tastings at Birmingham Public Library needs help from the public to overcome 'a perfect storm' of funding problems. more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Public Library.

The Birmingham Public Library has expanded an innovative after-school program designed to help local high-school students pursue technology careers using a $50,000 Community Impact Grant from the UAB Benevolent Fund governed by university employees. more

Woodlawn

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board.

The event is sponsored by the Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, which is stocking East Lake with catfish. more

Happenings

  • BPL Executive Director Floyd Council

    Jesse Chambers

    BPL Executive Director Floyd Council

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