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Birmingham Public Library
January 2009 Brown Bag Programs at the Birmingham Public Library
Come join us at noon on Wednesdays in the Richard Arrington Auditorium of the Central Library for January’s Brown Bag programs.
January 14- Benjamin Franklin – In Search of a Better World
Join us as we explore the life and times of one of the best known of our Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin. Plan to visit the exhibit in Central’s Fourth Floor Gallery before or after the program.
January 21 - A Birmingham Lawman Remembers the Civil Rights Era
Dan Jordan, a retired Captain with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, will share his memories of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the investigation into the murder of 13-year-old Virgil Ware.
January 28 – Benjamin Franklin – A Man and his Time
Benjamin Franklin was no Puritan, but he was also not as modern as we have made him out to be. Join Dr. Brian Steele, UAB Professor, as he explores what made Franklin a man of his time, an era on the cusp of modernity, but with one foot firmly planted in tradition.