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  • Celebrate Innovation Week at Central Library with Business 101 for Artists on July 10
    What: Business 101 for Artists
    When: Tuesday July 10, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
    Where: Central Library, Linn-Henley Research Library, Arrington Auditorium, 4th floor
    Details: Free workshop by Octavia Kuransky of Bizart designed to help artists
  • Beanstack Mobile App Updates: Badges and Bye-Bye "History"
    A new version 1.3 of the Beanstack mobile app is now available for both Apple and Android phones. It includes badges now popping up when readers reach a milestone, plus a separate section where the reader can find all of his or her earned badges and
  • Book Review: In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits
    by Richard Grooms, Springville Road Regional Branch Library
    In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits
    You probably couldn’t ask for a more various collection of portraits than In Focus. From formal to casual, exotic to mundane, sublime
  • Ensley Library Closed Temporarily Beginning June 21 Due to HVAC issues
    The Ensley Branch Library will close temporarily beginning Thursday, June 21, 2018, due to HVAC mechanical issues, the Birmingham Public Library announced.
    The library has been operating on a shortened schedule of 9:00 a.m. until noon after the a
  • About Juneteenth, the Oldest Known U.S. Celebration of the End of Slavery
    by Roy L. Williams, Public Relations Director at the Birmingham Public Library
    On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, African Americans across the United States celebrated Juneteenth, the oldest known national celebration of the end of slavery. Also called
  • The Inside Scoop on Ancestry.com
    by Mary Beth Newbill, Southern History Department, Central Library
    Ancestry.com is probably the best known genealogy database on the market. But did you know that you can access the Library Edition of Ancestry.com free at any public library in A
  • Go Straight to the Source for OverDrive Troubleshooting Help
    There is good news for patrons needing some troubleshooting help with OverDrive! OverDrive is now providing the Public Libraries in Jefferson County with free Front Line Tech Support. What this means is that if patrons are having trouble, they
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