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Tuesday January 1, 2019 -  Friday January 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png FOL Annual Writing Contest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Mobile Public Library sponsor an annual Writing Contest open to all Mobile County high school and middle school students (public, private and home schooled) grades 6-12.

Contest participants are invited to enter into three categories: poetry, short story, and essay. Prizes will be awarded as follows: First Place ($100), Second Place ($50) and Third Place ($25). Students may submit one entry per category. Middle School and High School students will be judged separately.

For submission requirements, contest rules and more information on how to enter, please contact Elizabeth Gillespie at gillespiee@bellsouth.net or 251-391-5376.

Students or teachers may email submissions to the contest. Submissions should be emailed to gillespiee@bellsouth.net.

Email deadline is January 25, 2019.
 

Tuesday January 1, 2019 -  Thursday January 31, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png Not Your Average Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Check Out Virtual Book Club

Do you love to read and discuss books with friends? Would you like to join a book club, but just don't have the free time to attend a meeting? Then Not Your Average Book Club is for you!

We'll be reading one book a month and discussing it on our book club Facebook page. Just "like" the "Not Your Average Book Club" Facebook page and join in! It' s as easy as that! Post questions and discussions any time, anywhere!

Join us for a book discussion on The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah during the month of January.

If you have any questions, contact Michele at 340-8590.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

 

Wednesday January 2, 2019 -  Thursday January 31, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Time! Mondays through Fridays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 13 to 19

Gather in the Teen Corner for video games, Rap sessions, Maker Lab projects and so much more!

Closed – Tuesday, January 1 and Monday, January 21.

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday January 23, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, please call 208-7074 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM Mobile Jewish Film Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Bag of Marbles

This is the true story of two young Jewish brothers in German occupied France who, with a mind-boggling mix of mischievousness, courage and ingenuity, are forced to fend for themselves in order to survive the enemy invasion and try to bring their family back together. Always one false move from tragedy, these tenacious children survive on courage, ingenuity, and more than a bit of cunning as they try to outrun the cruel machinery of war.

 A Bag of Marbles has been an award winner in numerous festivals.

The film runs 110 minutes and is not rated.

Admission is $ 8.00 and $6.00 for students and seniors.

For further information or to make reservations, please contact the Mobile Are Jewish Federation at 251-490-4872 or mobilejewishfederation.org.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday January 24, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool Children & Their Families

Come enjoy quality family time at the Library and get to know other parents/caregivers at our Family Playtime.

Children’s toys are provided.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Art Scene @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Express Yourself!

Want to create and expand your artistic endeavors? Bring your ideas to the Teen Spot. Enjoy the time and space to be creative.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS PLUS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 and Up

Enjoy building with a variety of items, LEGOS, Gears, Marble Runs, and participating in other STEM activities

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM True Colors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Adult Coloring Club

Adult colorists – color within the line or venture outside. It’s your choice!

Coloring supplies will be available or feel free to bring your own.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday January 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Block Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers

Kick-start your child’s imagination and motor skills. We’ll provide a variety of building materials and have some building fun!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TGIF Afternoon Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Come play video games!

Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday January 26, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Stranger Things Escape Room! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Can You Solve the Puzzles?

Barb is still trapped in the Upside Down! If your family can solve all the puzzles in 20 minutes then you can help save her. Put your quick thinking, problem solving and teamwork to the test in this immersive puzzle experience.  

All groups that succeed will win a MPL keepsake to take home.

Slots are limited, so please register in advance. For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGO Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun - LEGOs & Stories!

Families with young children are invited to listen to great books, and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories.

Duplo blocks will be provided to children under the age of 4.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Maker Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Families with young children are invited for a time of exploring science, technology, engineering and math through stories and making projects together.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Qigong for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. 

For more information or to register, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages - Be Creative!

Join us for an hour devoted solely to the joys of crafting.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 470-7770.

 

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tech Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Join us as we explore the world of technology through a variety of projects and resources.  

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Heart & Soul Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Spoken Word

Join members of Heart & Soul for an afternoon of poetry readings. 

Students and adults are encouraged to share readings of their own works or works from their favorite poets.

For more information, please call Cassandra at 209-3559 or email heartandsoulbookclub@gmail.com.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
Monday January 28, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM Homeschoolers Meetup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Share Ideas

Join other Homeschoolers at the Library to make new friends and have some fun!

Activities for children and teens will be provided.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO My Library Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

LEGO Builders Let Your Imaginations Go Wild!

Families with young children are invited to listen to great books, and then build LEGO (Duplo) creations inspired by the stories.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Spoken Word of Mobile Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Poetry Enthusiasts

Join members of Spoken Word of Mobile for an evening of poetry readings at the Library. 

Students and adults are encouraged to share readings of their own works or works from their favorite poets.

For more information call 438-7075.

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Classics Revisited - Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Reconnect with the Classics

Topic of discussion is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

For more information, please call 208-7902.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM MOJO Jazz Jambalaya Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

“Duke. George Duke" featuring The Cedric Brooks Project  

MOJO (Mystic Order of Jazz Obsessed) brings its Jazz Jambalaya to the Library. Enjoy an evening of live jazz!

A prime mover in the West Coast jazz "fusion revolution," the five-time Grammy-winning musician gleefully jumps from jazz to fusion to funk to rock.  "I’ve always been a musical gumbo," said George Duke, keyboard pioneer, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. 

Duke's gumbo bowl of music style will be performed by The Cedric Brooks Project featuring Carlos Vizoso (saxophone), Nya (guitar), Cory Johnson (bass), Steve Jacobs (drums), Mac McGee & Shelley Brown (vocals) and Brooks (keyboard) at MOJO's January Jazz Jambalaya.  

Tickets can be purchased at the door; $10 for members, $15 for guests and $12 for students/Military with ID. Special Snowbird discount, $10 with ID.

For more information, go to www.mojojazz.org/.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Tuesday January 29, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Excel I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 1 to 2

Join us for stories, finger plays, and movement activities!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM The Best of 2018 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Ethan Hunt and his team must stop a nuclear attack while on the run from a CIA agent tasked with taking them out.

The film runs 147 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Great Movie Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Incredibles 2

Mr. Incredible is left home with the kids when Elastigirl becomes the new face of superheros.

The film runs 118 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Crochet for Everyone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 10 and Up

Bring your own projects to work on. For our beginners, the Library will provide some hooks and yarn to create simple projects.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
Wednesday January 30, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Excel II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
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misc_none.png 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
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misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, please call 208-7074 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

  image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday January 31, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Library Resources Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips & Tour

Jill Stewart will provide an overview of services and resources provided by the Mobile Public Library.

Participants will also be given a hands on practice with Research Databases and other eResources.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Family Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool Children & Their Families

Come enjoy quality family time at the Library and get to know other parents/caregivers at our Family Playtime.

Children’s toys are provided.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 5:30 PM FOL Annual Meeting - Dr. Wayne Flynt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Perfect Time to Join the Friends of the Mobile Public Library

The 2019 Friends Annual Meeting begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. with guest speaker, Dr. Wayne Flynt’s presentation on “Pulitzers and Politics: The Best and Worst of Alabama History” beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Dr. Flynt is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn and an award-winning author of 13 books, including Poor But Proud: Alabama’s Poor Whites, Alabama in the Twentieth Century and Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee. His research focuses on Southern culture, Alabama politics, Southern religion, education reform and poverty. In 1993 he was the subject of an Alabama Public Television documentary.

Books will be provided for sale; checks and cash only.

Memberships are required and can be purchased at the door. Memberships ranges from $30 for individual/family to $500 for a partner. Since the Friends is a 501© (3) nonprofit organization, memberships are tax deductible.

For more information on becoming a Friend, call 251-208-7902.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday February 1, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:30 PM After School Special Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Celebrate National Bubble Gum Day at the Library!

Chew on bubble gum while you make a bubble gum themed craft.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday February 2, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Stranger Things Escape Room! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Can You Solve the Puzzles?

Barb is still trapped in the Upside Down! If your family can solve all the puzzles in 20 minutes then you can help save her. Put your quick thinking, problem solving and teamwork to the test in this immersive puzzle experience.  

All groups that succeed will win a MPL keepsake to take home.

Slots are limited, so please register in advance. For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Take Your Child to the Library Day! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Day Family Event

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Come play the Groundhog’s Shadow game. Follow the groundhog’s shadow to solve the riddle and see if the groundhog sees his shadow or not.

Prizes will be given for solving the riddle.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Arts and Crafts Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a craft.

Registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Sew & Tell Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5 and Up!

Visit with friends and learn how to make a Heart Mouse.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Reading PAWS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community. Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Anime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Anime Club

Watch some great Anime, eat popcorn and make some new friends!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 470-7770.

 

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM K-Club for Drama! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Us at the Library

Enjoy the latest and hottest Korean TV. Make new friends and enjoy some snacks, too!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Monday February 4, 2019 -  Thursday February 7, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png African American Read-In Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Books, Poetry & Songs

Come out and join our special guests and community partners as we celebrate Black Heritage in reading, poetry, storytelling and songs.

AARI is a national literacy initiative ongoing since 1989, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) beginning in 1990, and later endorsed by the International Reading Association.

For more information or a complete schedule of events, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Surfing the Net Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to use the Internet.

Must have a basic knowledge of computers.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
Tuesday February 5, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Toddlers - Create! Play! Learn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 18 Months to 3 Years

Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

Wear play clothes because things might get messy!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschoolers - Create! Play! Learn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 5 Years

Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

Wear play clothes because things might get messy!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM Matinee @ the Main - African American Affirmation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hidden Figures

This film tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Jonson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial line and inspired generations.

The film runs 127 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Groundhog Day

An obnoxious weatherman finds himself reliving the same 24-hour period over and over.

The film runs 101 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tinker Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Design & Create

Create beautiful artwork using Alcohol Inks.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Be Creative!

Come make a beautiful piece of String Art.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
Wednesday February 6, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Surfing the Net Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to use the Internet.

Must have a basic knowledge of computers.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday February 7, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Email 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Using Email

Learn how to set up and use email, including tips for business use.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

 

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Thumbs Up Thursday! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up

Explore technology and compete in gaming and karaoke tournaments!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
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misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Art Scene @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Express Yourself!

Want to create and expand your artistic endeavors? Bring your ideas to the Teen Spot. Enjoy the time and space to be creative.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Sing & Dance with Mr. Butch! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 to 12

Join Mr. Butch for an hour of singing, dancing and Karaoke too!

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Celebrate Valentine's Day! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun!

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, join us for games, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879.

 

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Redemption Beyond My Past Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Documentary

Chris “Champ” Napier was raised in Prichard, Alabama, where as a young boy, witnessed his father’s murder. Through the years Chris found himself expelled from school, becoming a drug dealer and eventually killing a man who tried to rip him off. In prison, facing a life without freedom, he found hope in the Muslim religion. He repented, became a model prisoner and was finally released from the prison system after fourteen years and eight months.

Redemption Beyond My Past takes the viewer on the downward spiral of Champ’s life of poverty and drugs, and back up on the other side of redemption. Come see the film and meet the man as he talks about his mission to inspire at risks youth of today and lead them to a path that turns their lives around for good.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Friday February 8, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Block Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers

Kick-start your child’s imagination and motor skills. We’ll provide a variety of building materials and have some building fun!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TGIF Afternoon Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Come play video games!

Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM Movies with Mr. Butch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Incredibles 2

Mr. Incredible is left home with the kids when Elastigirl becomes the new face of superheros.

The film runs 118 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or emaill mlmref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
Saturday February 9, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 2019 Young Authors' Conference Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Share the Love of Reading & Writing

All students in grades 3 – 6 are invited to attend the 2019 Young Authors’ Conference. Listen to a panel of Alabama authors speak about their writing process and how they published their work.

Featured authors will include adult author, Emily Blejwas, Once You Know This, and two children who are published authors, Callie Chapman from Birmingham and Conner Jones from Mobile.

Following the panel discussion, students will participate in writing workshops while parents attend a program on fostering the love of literacy at home, presented by local literacy coaches.

The Conference will conclude with a sharing session where students share their works created in the workshops. Light refreshments, book sales and author signings will be available at the close of the Conference.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Mobile Public Library, the Metro Mobile Literacy Council and the Mobile Public Library. For more information on the Conference, please go to metromobilelit.weebly.com.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGO Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun - LEGOs & Stories!

Families with young children are invited to listen to great books, and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories.

Duplo blocks will be provided to children under the age of 4.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Maker Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Families with young children are invited for a time of exploring science, technology, engineering and math through stories and making projects together.

Special guests, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Qigong for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. 

For more information or to register, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages - Be Creative!

Join us for an hour devoted solely to the joys of crafting.

Special guests, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's topic of discussion is My One and Only Duke by Grace Burrowes.

Summary: Using his new position as Duke to expose those who wronged him and help the widowed, pregnant daughter of a meddlesome prison preacher, Quinn Wentworth embarks on a marriage of convenience that leads to the unexpected.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, please call 438-7075.

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 470-7770.

 

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tech Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Join us as we explore the world of technology through a variety of projects and resources.

Special guests, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Sunday February 10, 2019 -  Monday March 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons

The Ben May Main Library will be hosting the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition, a retrospective of original works sure to delight both children and adults alike. The author and illustrator of more than 50 children’s books, Sendak is best known for the 1963 children’s classic, Where the Wild Things Are.

Where the Wild Things Are has been adapted into an animated short, a feature length film, and an opera. This classic tale has sold over 19 million copies and translated into many, different languages. It is frequently voted the number one picture book by several publications, including School Library Journal, and was also awarded the 1964 Caldecott Medal Award.

The Exhibit is comprised of 50 original works by Sendak from his earliest pencil drawings done while in high school to a bronze sculpture, presented to the author as a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators.

In addition to housing the Exhibit, the Library will offer special programming in relation to the Exhibit for both children and adults. An illustrator workshop, themed story times, crafts, movies, and a custom built children’s area featuring Max’s boat from Where the Wild Things Are are on tap during the Exhibit’s display.

For more information, please call 251-208-7097 or visit our website at www.mobilepubliclibrary.org.

For more information on the Exhibit go to sendakexhibition.com/about/.

A special thanks to the Friends of the Mobile Public Library for their generous sponsorship of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Monday February 11, 2019 -  Thursday February 28, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Time! Mondays through Fridays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 13 to 19

Gather in the Teen Corner for video games, Rap sessions, Maker Lab projects and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Monday February 11, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM Basics of Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Got Google? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips & Resources

Learn how to create documents, spreadsheets and more using a Google account.

Basic computer skills required. Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Tuesday February 12, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM Matinee @ the Main - African American Affirmation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

BlacKkKlansman

A black detective sets out to infiltrate the Colorado chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of his Jewish colleague. In the midst of the 1970s civil rights movement, they risk their lives to obtain insider information on the violent organization.

The film runs 135 minutes and is rated R.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

Toys are provided.

Don’t forget – Mr. Wayne from The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center joins us on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Remember the Titans

A high-school coach promotes racial harmony.

The film runs 114 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM A Page in Time Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy Historical fiction? Please come to our book club, A Page in Time.

This month's topic of discussion is The Glass Ocean by Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig.

Summary: Traces the stories of three women who become connected by the tragedy of the RMS Lusitania, a passenger liner sunk by a German U-Boat in 1915.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

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    Location: West Regional Library
Wednesday February 13, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM See the Exhibit - Enjoy the Film! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Where the Wild Things Are

Innovative director Spike Jonze collaborated with celebrated author Maurice Sendak to bring one of the most beloved books of all time to the big screen -- Where the Wild Things Are -- a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out world in which we live.

When rambunctious and sensitive young Max feels misunderstood at home, he escapes to an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures, the Wild Things, whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The film runs 101 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

image c. Warner Brothers

The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition, a retrospective of original works, will be on display at the Ben May Main LIbrary, February 10 - March 25.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM D.I.Y. Do It Yourself Day! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 to 14

Learn something new – hands on activities in Art, Gardening, Cooking and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
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Thursday February 14, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Online Shopping Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Information & Tips

Learn how to safely navigate online shopping and discover some tips and tricks for finding the best buys.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Word/Play with ACAC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Storytime

Staff from the Alabama Contemporary Art Center join us for Family Storytime on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Preschoolers will explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Learn How to Paint Like Bob Ross Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create Something Special!

Want to create beautiful paintings but have no idea how to begin.

Join us and learn how to paint like Bob Ross.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
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misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Join staff from the Alabama Contemporary Art Center to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS PLUS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 and Up

Enjoy building with a variety of items, LEGOS, Gears, Marble Runs, and participating in other STEM activities

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Ebony Moments Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ebony Moments is a book discussion designed to increase the awareness of African-American authors, both past and present, and to promote the love of reading for all.

This month’s topic of discussion is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

Summary: An intimate memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information contact Betty Kidd at 438-7075.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Throwback Thursdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Breakfast Club

Join us for Cult Classics and movies from the 80's and 90's.

Five high-school students from different cliques spend a day-long detention together, and discover that they have more in common then they ever expected.

The film runs 97 minutes and is rated R.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

image c. Universal Pictures

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday February 15, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Slime Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5 and Up

Come make your own slime at the Library!

All supplies will be provided.

Registration required.

For more information or to register, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday February 16, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Arts and Crafts Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a craft.

Registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Out of This World Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Discussion via Skype

Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

This month’s topic of discussion is Dawn by Octavia Butler.

To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill at (251) 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
 
For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM See the Exhibit - Enjoy the Film! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Where the Wild Things Are

Innovative director Spike Jonze collaborated with celebrated author Maurice Sendak to bring one of the most beloved books of all time to the big screen -- Where the Wild Things Are -- a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out world in which we live.

When rambunctious and sensitive young Max feels misunderstood at home, he escapes to an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures, the Wild Things, whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The film runs 101 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

image c. Warner Brothers

The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition, a retrospective of original works, will be on display at the Ben May Main LIbrary, February 10 - March 25.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Family Research Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members of the Tristan de Luna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be at the Local History and Genealogy Division from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to assist you with your questions and research for documentation concerning your ancestors.

For more information call 208-7093.

    Location: Local History & Genealogy
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Something Special for Saturday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun

Calling all children, ages 5 and Up!

Join us as we make Animal Mason Jar Lanterns.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Where the Wild Things Are Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Storytime, Craft & Parade

Join us for a reading of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.

Then make your own masks and parade throughout the Library.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Anime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Anime Club

Watch some great Anime, eat popcorn and make some new friends!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 470-7770.

 

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM K-Club for Drama! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Us at the Library

Enjoy the latest and hottest Korean TV. Make new friends and enjoy some snacks, too!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Monday February 18, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM Homeschoolers Meetup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Share Ideas

Join other Homeschoolers at the Library to make new friends and have some fun!

Activities for children and teens will be provided.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Boredom Buster Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Feeling Bored? Come by the Library and check out our boredom buster - art with 3D pens.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

 

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Advanced Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips and tricks for those with some experience with Microsoft Word.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Spoken Word of Mobile Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Poetry Enthusiasts

Join members of Spoken Word of Mobile for an evening of poetry readings at the Library. 

Students and adults are encouraged to share readings of their own works or works from their favorite poets.

For more information call 438-7075.

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Classics Revisited - Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Reconnect with the Classics

Topic of discussion is The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.

For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
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misc_none.png 6:30 PM MOJO Jazz Jambalaya Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

College Jazz 101

MOJO (Mystic Order of Jazz Obsessed) brings its Jazz Jambalaya to the Library. Enjoy an evening of live jazz!

Special Guests are the members of the Coastal Alabama Community College Jazz Band directed by Rebecca Barry.

Tickets can be purchased at the door; $10 for members, $15 for guests and $12 for students/Military with ID. Special Snowbird discount, $10 with ID.

For more information, go to www.mojojazz.org/.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Tuesday February 19, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM Matinee @ the Main - African American Affirmation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Get Out

When a young African American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation.

The film runs 103 minutes and is rated R.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

image c. Universal Pictures

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM The Reader's Choice Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us every third Tuesday for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

This month's topic of discussion is The Pharaoh Key by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.

Summary: When his former employer goes missing, Gideon Crew, reeling from his terminal diagnosis, pursues the long-awaited translation of the Phaistos Disc, an ancient tablet that could end or save his life.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, please call 208-7097.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

Toys are provided.

Don’t forget – Mr. Wayne from The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center joins us on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Akeelah and the Bee

An uplifting tale of an inner-city girl striving to become a spelling champ.

The film runs 112 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club - Ages 4 & Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Building on a Theme

We provide a theme and you show off your LEGO design and building skills.

Let us display your creation in the Library for everyone to see!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tinker Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Design & Create

Learn how to do make Paper Beads.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Be Creative!

Create your own, unique Washi Tape Bracelets

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Sean Connery 007 Film Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thunderball

Enjoy the movies featuring our favorite James Bond, Sean Connery, with commentary and fun facts provided by Frank. 

This month’s feature is Thunderball.

The film runs 130 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Comic Club: Books vs. Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Black Panther

Watch a movie based on a comic and follow it up with a discussion about the book vs. the movie.

A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country's natural resources to fund an uprising.

The film runs 135 minutes and is rated PG-13.  Popcorn will be provided.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

 

image c. Walt Disney Pictures

    Location: West Regional Library
Wednesday February 20, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Advanced Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips and tricks for those with some experience with Microsoft Word.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Dinosaur Mardi Gras Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Storytime for Preschoolers

Headstart programs, schools and families are invited to a special Storytime in Bernheim Hall.

Program consists of songs, stories and a Readers Theater tailored just for ages 4 to 7. 

Registration required.

For more information or to register, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday February 21, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Canva Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You Can, with Canva!

Need to create a flyer for your event? Need a brochure for your business? Learn how to make flyers, brochures and so much more using Canva.com.

Basic computer skills required. Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

 

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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misc_none.png 3:15 PM Thumbs Up Thursday! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up

Explore technology and compete in gaming and karaoke tournaments!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Art Scene @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Express Yourself!

Want to create and expand your artistic endeavors? Bring your ideas to the Teen Spot. Enjoy the time and space to be creative.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

  image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Craft Day with Mr. Butch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 5 and Up!

Join Mr. Butch as we make Coffee Filter Peacocks.

Groups must register.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Bayside Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's topic of discussion is Writings on the Wall by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Summary: The NAACP Award-winning writer, sports legend and U.S. Cultural Ambassador traces the evolution of his views on social justice, from his youth in the Civil Rights era to his current role as a cultural commentator on topics ranging from race and economic inequality to music and the influence of the media.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, please call Betty Fowler at 476-2600 or 208-7097.

 

    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday February 22, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Block Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers

Kick-start your child’s imagination and motor skills. We’ll provide a variety of building materials and have some building fun!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TGIF Afternoon Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Come play video games!

Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday February 23, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGO Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun - LEGOs & Stories!

Families with young children are invited to listen to great books, and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories.

Duplo blocks will be provided to children under the age of 4.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Qigong for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. 

For more information or to register, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
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misc_none.png 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Game On! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Challenge your gaming skills with a variety of videogames and gaming consoles!

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email lcoleman@mplonline.org.
 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 470-7770.

 

  image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Heart & Soul Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Heart & Soul Book Club is for those seeking to improve their life through Mind, Body, Heart and Soul. We read and discuss motivational and inspirational books that enhance who we are as we journey to a deeper meaning of our life’s purpose.  

This month's topic of discussion is The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein.

For more information, please call Cassandra at 209-3559 or email heartandsoulbookclub@gmail.com.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: West Regional Library
Monday February 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
Tuesday February 26, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Excel I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM Matinee @ the Main - African American Affirmation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Black Panther

A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country's natural resources to fund an uprising.

The film runs 135 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

image c. Walt Disney Pictures

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

Toys are provided.

Don’t forget – Mr. Wayne from The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center joins us on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Express

Fact-based saga of college-football star Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

The film runs 131 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

image c. Universal Pictures

    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGOS and MORE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS, Magna-Tiles, spinning gears or a Marble Run.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

 

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM It's Elementary - A Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids Who Love Books!

Join us as we discuss the different genres, chapter books and the wide array of Library Resources you find at your Library.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Crochet for Everyone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 10 and Up

Bring your own projects to work on. For our beginners, the Library will provide some hooks and yarn to create simple projects.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Dragon Hill Fantasy Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us as we read and discuss Fantasy Books.

Tell us about the books you have read and enjoyed.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
Wednesday February 27, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Excel II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday February 28, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Library Resources Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips & Tour

Jill Stewart provides an overview of services and resources provided by the Mobile Public Library.

Participants receive a library Tour, 3D printer demo, and hands on practice with Research Databases, apps, and other eResources.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
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Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
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misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS PLUS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 and Up

Enjoy building with a variety of items, LEGOS, Gears, Marble Runs, and participating in other STEM activities

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM True Colors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Adult Coloring Club

Adult colorists – color within the line or venture outside. It’s your choice!

Coloring supplies will be available or feel free to bring your own.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday March 1, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:00 PM Dr. Seuss Birthday! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who

Horton the elephant struggles to protect the unseen, infinitesimal creatures of Who-Ville, who live on a speck of dust, but he meets with the derision of other animals who think he's gone mad and threaten to destroy the speck of dust; However, Horton persuades the tiny creatures to save themselves by making as much noise as possible so that they can be heard and thereby prove their existence to the other animals.

The film runs 86 minutes and is rated G.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM After School Special Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate Mardi Gras!

Come by the Library to make a Mardi Gras craft and snack on King Cake - while supplies last!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday March 2, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Arts and Crafts Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a craft.

Registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Reading PAWS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community. Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Anime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Anime Club

Watch some great Anime, eat popcorn and make some new friends!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM K-Club for Drama! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Us at the Library

Enjoy the latest and hottest Korean TV. Make new friends and enjoy some snacks, too!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Wednesday March 6, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday March 6, 2019 -  Friday March 29, 2019 Go To Top
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Ages 13 to 19

Gather in the Teen Corner for video games, Rap sessions, Maker Lab projects and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday March 6, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday March 7, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Email 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Using Email

Learn how to set up and use email, including tips for business use.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

 

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Sing & Dance with Mr. Butch! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 to 12

Join Mr. Butch for an hour of singing, dancing and Karaoke too!

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday March 8, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Block Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers

Kick-start your child’s imagination and motor skills. We’ll provide a variety of building materials and have some building fun!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TGIF Afternoon Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Come play video games!

Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday March 9, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM See the Exhibit - Enjoy the Film! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Where the Wild Things Are

Innovative director Spike Jonze collaborated with celebrated author Maurice Sendak to bring one of the most beloved books of all time to the big screen -- Where the Wild Things Are -- a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out world in which we live.

When rambunctious and sensitive young Max feels misunderstood at home, he escapes to an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures, the Wild Things, whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The film runs 101 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition, a retrospective of original works, will be on display at the Ben May Main LIbrary, February 10 - March 25.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGO Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun - LEGOs & Stories!

Families with young children are invited to listen to great books, and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories.

Duplo blocks will be provided to children under the age of 4.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Qigong for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. 

For more information or to register, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Reading PAWS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

Learn all about the dogs and the services they provide the community. Practice your reading skills with a four-legged friend. 

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM Fancy Nancy Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Wear your fanciest attire and join us for a Fancy Nancy Party!

Enjoy fancy snacks, fancy crafts, and make your fingers fancy at the fancy nail polish station!

Registration is required.

For more information or to register, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's topic of discussion is The Book in Room 316 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley.

Summary: #1 national bestselling and award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley delivers another moving, evocative, and timely novel about how a small seed of hope can change the course of one's life"-- Provided by publisher.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, please call 438-7075.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Game On! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Challenge your gaming skills with a variety of videogames and gaming consoles!

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email lcoleman@mplonline.org.
 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Sunday March 10, 2019 Go To Top
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Meet the Cast of Il Tabarro

Members of the cast of Mobile Opera's Il Tabarro will perform their favorite musical selections.

Enjoy beautiful music and meet the stars over light refreshments following the performance. 

Admission is free. For more information, please call 432-6772.

The Mobile Opera will perform Il Tabarro at The Temple Downtown, 351 St Francis Street, March 22 at 8 p.m. and March 24 at 2:30 p.m. For more information go to www.mobileopera.org or call 251-432-6772.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Monday March 11, 2019 Go To Top
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Share Ideas

Join other Homeschoolers at the Library to make new friends and have some fun!

Activities for children and teens will be provided.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Basics of Excel I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Got Google? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips & Resources

Learn how to create documents, spreadsheets and more using a Google account.

Basic computer skills required. Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Tuesday March 12, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Toddlers - Create! Play! Learn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 18 Months to 3 Years

Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

Wear play clothes because things might get messy!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschoolers - Create! Play! Learn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 5 Years

Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

Wear play clothes because things might get messy!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM March Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Halloween (2018)

A survivor suffering from PTSD braces herself for a final confrontation with a serial killer who terrorized her suburban neighborhood four decades earlier after he escapes from confinement while being transferred to a maximum-security prison.

The film runs 106 minutes and is rated R.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

Toys are provided.

Don’t forget – Mr. Wayne from The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center joins us on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Batman (1989)

A millionaire's son witnesses his parents' murder and grows up fighting the emotional trauma of that fateful night. To compensate, he develops a dual personality. During the day he's a playboy philanthropist, but at night, he become's the dark persona Batman, a masked crusader for justice.

The film runs 126 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM A Page in Time Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Enjoy Historical fiction? Please come to our book club, A Page in Time.

This month's topic of discussion is Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

Summary: A tale inspired by firsthand accounts about the notoriously corrupt Tennessee Children's Home Society follows the efforts of a Baltimore assistant D.A. to uncover her parents' fateful secrets in the wake of a political attack and a chance encounter with a stranger.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8590.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: West Regional Library
Wednesday March 13, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM D.I.Y. Do It Yourself Day! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 to 14

Learn something new – hands on activities in Art, Gardening, Cooking and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
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misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Online Shopping Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Information & Tips

Learn how to safely navigate online shopping and discover some tips and tricks for finding the best buys.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
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misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Word/Play with ACAC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Storytime

Staff from the Alabama Contemporary Art Center join us for Family Storytime on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Preschoolers will explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Learn How to Paint Like Bob Ross Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Create Something Special!

Want to create beautiful paintings but have no idea how to begin.

Join us and learn how to paint like Bob Ross.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Join staff from the Alabama Contemporary Art Center to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS PLUS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 and Up

Enjoy building with a variety of items, LEGOS, Gears, Marble Runs, and participating in other STEM activities

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Ebony Moments Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ebony Moments is a book discussion designed to increase the awareness of African-American authors, both past and present, and to promote the love of reading for all.

This month’s topic of discussion is Influence by Carl Weber.

Summary: When her son's graduation is upended by a drug charge, lawyer Jacqueline Hudson builds a defense case opposite her ex, a situation that is further complicated by family drama.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information contact Betty Kidd at 438-7075.

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    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM Throwback Thursdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Goonies

Join us for Cult Classics and movies from the 80's and 90's.

A group of teenagers finds a map leading to a hidden treasure. They must overcome booby traps, natural obstructions, and a gang of desperate thieves in their race for the loot.

The film runs 111 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:00 AM Arts and Crafts Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a craft.

Registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Family Research Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Members of the Tristan de Luna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be at the Local History and Genealogy Division from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to assist you with your questions and research for documentation concerning your ancestors.

For more information call 208-7093.

    Location: Local History & Genealogy
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Anime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Anime Club

Watch some great Anime, eat popcorn and make some new friends!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM K-Club for Drama! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Us at the Library

Enjoy the latest and hottest Korean TV. Make new friends and enjoy some snacks, too!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Basics of Excel II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

Must have taken Excel Basics I before attending this class.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Spoken Word of Mobile Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Poetry Enthusiasts

Join members of Spoken Word of Mobile for an evening of poetry readings at the Library. 

Students and adults are encouraged to share readings of their own works or works from their favorite poets.

For more information call 438-7075.

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Classics Revisited - Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Reconnect with the Classics

Topics of discussion are Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

For more information, please call 208-7902.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
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Tuesday March 19, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM March Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Simple Favor

After her mysterious friend disappears, a cheerful mommy blogger gets sucked into her tangled life.

The film runs 117 minutes and is rated R.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM The Reader's Choice Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us every third Tuesday for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

This month's topic of discussion is Unsheltered: a Novel by Barbara Kingsolver.

Summary: Willa and her college professor husband made all the "right" decisions, yet are nearing retirement holding an empty bag. The rise of the service economy, materialism, middle-class disenfranchisement, a labyrinthine health care system, immigration--even Charles Darwin--all factor into this relevant story about social upheaval and an ever-changing American Dream.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, please call 208-7097.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

Toys are provided.

Don’t forget – Mr. Wayne from The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center joins us on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Coach Carter

A former scholastic basketball star and self-made businessman returns to his alma mater to oversee the school's undisciplined hoops team, but he immediately clashes with the cocky players as he tries to teach them about basketball and the game of life.

The film runs 136 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club - Ages 4 & Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Building on a Theme

We provide a theme and you show off your LEGO design and building skills.

Let us display your creation in the Library for everyone to see!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Sean Connery 007 Film Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You Only Live Twice

Enjoy the movies featuring our favorite James Bond, Sean Connery, with commentary and fun facts provided by Frank. 

This month’s feature is You Only Live Twice.

The film runs 117 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Comic Club: Books vs. Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Iron Man

Watch a movie based on a comic and follow it up with a discussion about the book vs. the movie.

Action film based on the Marvel comics superhero and his alter ego, munitions magnateTony Stark, as they take on villains bent on world domination.

The film runs 125 minutes and is rated PG-13.  Popcorn will be provided.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

 

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    Location: West Regional Library
Wednesday March 20, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Surfing the Net Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn how to use the Internet.

Must have a basic knowledge of computers.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM We LOVE Sendak Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Storytime for Preschoolers

Headstart programs, schools and families are invited to a special Storytime in Bernheim Hall.

Program consists of songs, stories and a Readers Theater tailored just for ages 4 to 7. 

Registration required.

For more information or to register, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
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misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Canva Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You Can, with Canva!

Need to create a flyer for your event? Need a brochure for your business? Learn how to make flyers, brochures and so much more using Canva.com.

Basic computer skills required. Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGO activities.

For more information, please call 675-2879.

 

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Thumbs Up Thursday! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up

Explore technology and compete in gaming and karaoke tournaments!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

  image c. Can Stock Photo

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM Bayside Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's topic of discussion is Underground Airlines by Ben Winters.

Summary: In these particular United States, the Civil War never happened and slavery is still legal in four states. Sent to Indiana, where he's tasked with locating a fugitive slave, Victor, an African-American U.S. Marshal, infiltrates abolitionist circles and risks blowing his cover when he decides to aid a struggling family he meets along the way.

Find out more about this book, find similar books, read reviews and more at Novelist.

For more information, please call Betty Fowler at 476-2600 or 208-7097.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Friday March 22, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Block Party! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers

Kick-start your child’s imagination and motor skills. We’ll provide a variety of building materials and have some building fun!

For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM TGIF Afternoon Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Come play video games!

Compete with other players, eat snacks, and have a great time with fellow Gamers.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org..

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM Movies with Mr. Butch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Christopher Robin

Winne the Pooh ventures into London to turn a middle-aged Christopher Robin's life around with the help of Piglet, Eeyore, and Tigger. Robin is now stuck in an oppressive white collar job that prevents him from spending time with his family.

The film runs 120 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or emaill mlmref@mplonline.org.

image c. Walt Disney Pictures

 

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
Saturday March 23, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM The How-to-Workshop for Artists Who Can’t Draw Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 10 and Above

Join Steven Moore, illustrator and author of The How to Book for Artists Who Can’t Draw for a fun and easy to follow workshop that helps develop eye-hand skills and build creative confidence with easy to follow exercises designed to help the true beginner learn to draw.

It is for those who have absolutely no ability to draw and believe they cannot learn to draw. Supplies will be provided.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 208-7079.

For more information on the Illustrator and his book go to grimtrojan.com/tips_page.htm.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM LEGO Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun - LEGOs & Stories!

Families with young children are invited to listen to great books, and then build LEGO creations inspired by the stories.

Duplo blocks will be provided to children under the age of 4.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyouth@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Maker Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Families with young children are invited for a time of exploring science, technology, engineering and math through stories and making projects together.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Qigong for Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up

Learn the techniques of Chinese healing energy art that combines breathing techniques, slow movements and focused intention and meditation to achieve harmony and balance.

Registration is required. 

For more information or to register, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages - Be Creative!

Join us for an hour devoted solely to the joys of crafting.

For more information, please call 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tech Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Join us as we explore the world of technology through a variety of projects and resources.  

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Heart & Soul Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Spoken Word

Join members of Heart & Soul for an afternoon of poetry readings. 

Students and adults are encouraged to share readings of their own works or works from their favorite poets.

For more information, please call Cassandra at 209-3559 or email heartandsoulbookclub@gmail.com.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
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Monday March 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for adult novice users and includes information on the keyboard and mouse.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
Tuesday March 26, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Excel I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part I.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM March Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Bohemian Rhapsody

An enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers.

The film runs 132 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

Toys are provided.

Don’t forget – Mr. Wayne from The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center joins us on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Guardians of the Galaxy 2

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

The film runs 137 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGOS and MORE! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS, Magna-Tiles, spinning gears or a Marble Run.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

 

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
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misc_none.png 5:00 PM It's Elementary - A Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Kids Who Love Books!

Join us as we discuss the different genres, chapter books and the wide array of Library Resources you find at your Library.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Dragon Hill Fantasy Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us as we read and discuss Fantasy Books.

Tell us about the books you have read and enjoyed.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
Wednesday March 27, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Excel II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The very basics of Office Excel spreadsheet software - Part II.

Call 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Basics of Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Basics of Word - The very basics of word processing with Microsoft Word.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday March 28, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Library Resources Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tips & Tour

Jill Stewart provides an overview of services and resources provided by the Mobile Public Library.

Participants receive a library Tour, 3D printer demo, and hands on practice with Research Databases, apps, and other eResources.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Parent and Child Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for the whole family.

For more information, please call 653-5012.

    Location: Theodore Oaks Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Who knows what you will find! Special guests, games, karaoke, crafts and so much more!

Registration is encouraged, but not required.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Art Scene @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Express Yourself!

Want to create and expand your artistic endeavors? Bring your ideas to the Teen Spot. Enjoy the time and space to be creative.

Supplies and snacks provided.

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 6 to 18 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome - just bring your enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM TGIT Club Days! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Thank Goodness It's Thursday!

Have fun with LEGO challenges, arts & crafts, games and more.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGOS PLUS! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 and Up

Enjoy building with a variety of items, LEGOS, Gears, Marble Runs, and participating in other STEM activities

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 5:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM True Colors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Adult Coloring Club

Adult colorists – color within the line or venture outside. It’s your choice!

Coloring supplies will be available or feel free to bring your own.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 6:30 PM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Join us for an evening storytime for the whole Family!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Saturday March 30, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Arts and Crafts Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All Ages

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a craft.

Registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Out of This World Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Discussion via Skype

Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat. 

This month’s topic of discussion is Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.

To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill at (251) 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org to share your Skype name so you can be added to the group. Once you’re added, all you need to do is have your device (phone, tablet, or computer) open to Skype on book club day and answer when it rings.
 
For more information or help with Skype set up, contact Jill Stewart at 470-7770 or jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Something Special for Saturday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun

Calling all children, ages 5 and Up!

Join us as we make Solo Cup Stained Glass.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Anime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Anime Club

Watch some great Anime, eat popcorn and make some new friends!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM K-Club for Drama! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join Us at the Library

Enjoy the latest and hottest Korean TV. Make new friends and enjoy some snacks, too!

For more information, please call 340-8555 or email lrainey@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
Monday April 1, 2019 -  Tuesday April 30, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Time! Mondays through Fridays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 13 to 19

Gather in the Teen Corner for video games, Rap sessions, Maker Lab projects and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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Monday April 1, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fun at the Library

Join us after school for fun, games, arts & crafts, prizes and surprises!

Refreshments too!

For more information, please call 470-7766.

 

 

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come enjoy the fun!

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.

For more information, call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Chess Club - Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Just for Adults!

Enjoy the competition and expand your skills.

For more information, call 340-8561 or email westref@mplonline.org.

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    Location: West Regional Library
Tuesday April 2, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 5

Come enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Toddlers - Create! Play! Learn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 18 Months to 3 Years

Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

Wear play clothes because things might get messy!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschoolers - Create! Play! Learn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 5 Years

Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

Wear play clothes because things might get messy!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 3 to 6

Mr. Wayne from the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center presents lessons and projects fusing science and literature for preschool children.

For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none.png 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Games & More! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 7 and Up

Board & video games, movies, puzzles and Karaoke for the afterschool crowd!

For more information, please call 438-7075 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM Movie Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Uncle Drew

A young black man recruits a crew of septuagenarians for the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem. This anti-ageist basketball comedy features performances from six real-life NBA legends in geriatric makeovers.

The film runs 103 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Fun Tuesday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 6 & Up

Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

For more information, please call 645-6840.

 

 

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
Wednesday April 3, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Music & Movement Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
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misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Come enjoy fingerplays, stories, crafts, and so much more!

For more information, please call 675-2879 or email katwood@mplonline.org.

    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 to 6

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

For more information, please call 645-6840 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

    Location: Semmes Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Toddler Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 2 & 3 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for Toddlers.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 11:00 AM Preschool Power! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 3 - 5 Years

Join us for books, songs and fun geared just for preschoolers!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 1:30 PM Good Listeners Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preschool & School Age Children

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and so much more!

Registration is required for Groups.

For more information or to register, please call 470-7770 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Knit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages 8 and Up

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis.

Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn.

Registration is encouraged but not required. Please call 438-7075.

 

 

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  4:30 PM What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

What's Up at the Library?

Join us for movies, arts & crafts, games, poetry, music and many more activities!

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 470-7766.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none.png 3:30 PM Teen Hang Out! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Teens

Join us in the new Teen Space each week for gaming, journaling, maker projects and all kinds of cool activities!

For more information, please call 208-7570.

 
    Location: Ben May Main Library
Thursday April 4, 2019 Go To Top
misc_none.png 9:30 AM BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Children Ages 0 to 12 Months

Bring your Baby for a fun storytime with books and songs.

Enjoy meeting other Moms and their little ones, while making new friends.

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

    Location: West Regional Library
 
misc_none.png 9:30 AM Email 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Using Email

Learn how to set up and use email, including tips for business use.

For more information, please call 470-7770 or email jstewart@mplonline.org.

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
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Preschoolers & Caregivers

Join us for stories, songs, dancing, fingerplays, felt boards, rhythm instruments and simple art activities.

For more information, please call the children’s department at 208-7086 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
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Children Ages 12 to 24 Months

This storytime is designed with the active toddler in mind.

Join us for books and a lot of songs and dancing in between!

For more information, please call 340-8571 or email westyou@mplo