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Wednesday April 1, 2015 -  Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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" page  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Not-Your-Average-Book-Club-Mobile-Public-Library/359945192459?ref=hl  and join in! It' s as easy as that! Post questions and discussions any time, anywhere!

Join us for a book discussion on  The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi during the month of April.

If you have any questions, contact Michele at 340-8561.

 

Saturday April 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PNC's Grow Up Great Family Financial Fair Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Family Fun for All Ages!

Meet Walkaround Elmo and learn all about Spending, Saving and Sharing with PNC Bank’s “For Me, For You, For Later” program!  Enjoy games, activities, refreshments, prizes, and a visit by the PNC Bank’s Mobile Learning Adventure!

Both programs are part of PNC Bank’s “Grow Up Great” learning initiative.  "For Me, For You, For Later" provides outreach kits produced by Sesame for PNC, which give parents, caregivers, and educators resources to turn everyday moments into financial learning experiences. The Mobile Learning Adventure features activities for parents with children under the age of 5, including interactive kiosks, the "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up" photo station, crafts and giveaways.

In addition, two “Raising Money Smart Kids” workshops will be conducted for parents and grandparents at 9:30 and 11 a.m.  Participants will be eligible to win fantastic door prizes!

Walkaround Elmo will be visiting us from 9:15 - 9:45 a.m., 10:15 - 10:45 a.m., and 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

For more information call the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 208-7086. For more information on PNC’s Grow Up Great, please go to: www.sesameworkshop.org/partners/partners/pnc/.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Qigong for Beginners - Exercise Class for Ages 18 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn the Art of Qigong, a Chinese system of repetitive slow movements.

Qigong combines exercise, meditation and breathing to reduce stress, maintain balance, and maximize ones sense of well being.

Registration is required.

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

 

 

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    Location: Semmes Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Crochet for Everyone - Ages 8 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Crochet for Everyone

Needle crafters bring your special projects to work on at the Library.

For the beginners, we recommend you bring a J size hook and a 7 oz. skein of worsted weight yarn.

For more information please call 645-6840.

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    Location: Semmes Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Retro Gaming! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Teen Time

Come test your skills with today’s video games and consoles from the past.

For more information please call 208-7086.

 

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Sunday April 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Block Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come share the Fun! Use your imagination and challenge your building skills.

All ages are invited. Children under the age of five must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 208-7086.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Classics Revisited - Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Reconnect with the Classics

Ms. Donna Jackson is the facilitator of the book club and welcomes your book suggestions.

Topic of discussion is Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

Summary: Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming and media--has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future?

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

For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
Tuesday April 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Masters of the Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

After School Game Day Fun!

Bring your friends and enjoy playing Xbox, Wii, Monopoly and other board games for an afterschool challenge, strategy and entertainment.

For more information call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM American Girl Book Club - Ages 7 to 12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Explore America through the eyes of a different American Girl from the popular book series. In addition to the book discussions, there will be activities, crafts, and snacks. Lots to learn and opportunities to make new friends!

Saige Paints the Sky is the topic of our discussion.

Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register please call the Children's Department at 340-8571.

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    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Knit & Kaboodle - Knitting & Crocheting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Beginner and veteran needle crafters, bring your special projects to work on at the Library.

Learn and share with fellow crafters.

For beginners wanting to learn how to crochet we suggest you bring an H, I or J size hook and yarn of choice; for knitting a US 7 – 10 needle of choice.

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

 

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
Wednesday April 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mr. Ronald Reece will instruct the children on how to play the game of chess.

For more information call 438-7075.

 

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
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Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM The LUV Club - Living Up to Values for Girls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Girls Ages 7 - 18

“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include -  crafts, games, music and special guests.

Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 7 to 12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Advanced Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Advanced Word  - Tips and tricks for those with some Word experience. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

New Orleans Jazz

Join Kent Murdick and the Bayou Rhythm Traditional Jazz Band for a look at the history and music of New Orleans’ Jazz.

During this 50 minute lecture/concert, Mr. Murdick and his band will spotlight songs of Buddy Bolden’s Band and the original Dixieland Jazz Band’s first jazz record in 1917 for RCA.

 

For more information, contact kmurdick@southalabama.edu, or call 208-7097.

 

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
Friday May 1, 2015 -  Sunday May 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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" page  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Not-Your-Average-Book-Club-Mobile-Public-Library/359945192459?ref=hl  and join in! It' s as easy as that! Post questions and discussions any time, anywhere!

Join us for a book discussion on  At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen during the month of May.

If you have any questions, contact Michele at 340-8561.

 

Saturday May 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Augusta Evans Wilson - Her Life & Novels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Amy Raley, Historian Associate with Local History & Genealogy will discuss the life of southern author Augusta Evans Wilson and the parallel with her novels.

Excerpts will be read from - Inez: A Tale of the Alamo, Macaria and St. Elmo.

For more information call 208-7093.

    Location: Local History & Genealogy
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Sew & Tell - Ages 6 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Visit with friends and learn how to do Plate Weaving.

Registration is encouraged.

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

 

 

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's topics of discussion are Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand and Robopocalypse by Daniel Wilson.

Unbroken - A captivating young adult edition of the award-winning #1 New York Times best-seller documents the inspirational true story of how Louis Zamperini, a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic athlete and World War II pilot, crashed into the ocean and survived for weeks on a life raft only to become a prisoner of war.

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
Tuesday May 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Self Defense - Grappling & Tactics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Officer John C. Young with the Mobile Police Department will demonstrate the Strategic Self-Defense Grappling and Tactics system.

It is a system incorporating striking and grappling skills developed by Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsui Black Belt Johnny Lee Smith.  

Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Masters of the Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

After School Game Day Fun!

Bring your friends and enjoy playing Xbox, Wii, Monopoly and other board games for an afterschool challenge, strategy and entertainment.

For more information call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Computer Basics is a class for 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 9:30 AM Surfing the Net Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Surfing The Net: Learn how to use the Internet and get the BEST info out there.

Basic computer knowledge required.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

 

 

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    Location: West Regional Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mr. Ronald Reece will instruct the children on how to play the game of chess.

For more information call 438-7075.

 

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM The LUV Club - Living Up to Values for Girls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Girls Ages 7 - 18

“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include -  crafts, games, music and special guests.

Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 7 to 12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The basics of Office 2007 Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Family Game Night - For Toddlers to Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an evening of old-fashioned, family fun!

The library will provide a variety of board games, card games and puzzles .

For more information please call 675-2879

    Location: Saraland Public Library
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM Family Feature Film Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Get On Up

Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in this biopic from Universal Studios and director Tate Taylor (The Help). From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul, Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance.

The film runs 138 minutes and is rated PG-13.

For more information, please call 438-7075.

 

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Advanced Publisher Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn more about Microsoft Publisher 2007 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and so much more!

Publisher 101 is required before taking Advanced Publisher.

Registration is required.

For more information or to register for the workshop please call 208-7079.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Growing & Using Herbs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Growing Herbs

Rebecca Todd will discuss the how and why of growing herbs. She will also tell us which herbs do best in our climate. As an added treat she will bring cake and cookies made with herbs for tasting.  

Ms. Todd is a member of the Gulf Coast Herb Society.

Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Masters of the Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

After School Game Day Fun!

Bring your friends and enjoy playing Xbox, Wii, Monopoly and other board games for an afterschool challenge, strategy and entertainment.

For more information call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Crochet for Everyone - Ages 10 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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    Location: Saraland Public Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Mysteries @ Moorer - Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling all Mystery Lovers! We will discuss Lady of Ashes by Christine Trent.

Summary: In 1861 London, Violet Morgan is struggling to establish a good reputation for the undertaking business that her husband has largely abandoned. She provides comfort for the grieving, advises them on funeral fashion and etiquette, and arranges funerals. Unbeknownst to his wife, Graham, who has nursed a hatred of America since his grandfather soldiered for Great Britain in the War of 1812, becomes involved in a scheme to sell arms to the South.

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

For more information, please call Kay at 470-7770.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
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misc_none 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 Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal.

Summary: After German Luftwaffe bomb London, Maggie Hope--trained in math and code breaking, but only able to find a job as Winston Churchill's secretary--uses the access her position demands to try to unravel an assassinate plot.
 

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

For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8561.

image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

 

    Location: West Regional Branch
Wednesday May 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Job Hunting for Veterans Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Joel Sterling, a Veterans Employment Representative with the Alabama Career Center will discuss the following topics - Job Assessment, the Interview and the Resume.

Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mr. Ronald Reece will instruct the children on how to play the game of chess.

For more information call 438-7075.

 

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
Thursday May 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM The LUV Club - Living Up to Values for Girls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Girls Ages 7 - 18

“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include -  crafts, games, music and special guests.

Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 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 Branch
 
misc_none 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 208-7079 for more information.

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 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 Power, Seduction and Scandal by Angela Winters.

Summary: Sherise searches for answers when a highly anticipated promotion is given to an incompetent rival, Billie confronts threats to her engagement, and Erica lands at the center of a wrenching power struggle.

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

For more information contact Betty Kidd at 470-7766.

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    Location: West Regional Branch
Saturday May 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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 10:30 AM Something Special for Saturday - Children Ages 4 and Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Picture Frames for Father's Day!

Come make hands on DIY picture frames for Father’s Day.

Registration is encouraged.

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

    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Saturday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods is adapted in this musical from director Rob Marshall and Walt Disney Studios. Inspired by a choice selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) who incur the wrath of a witch (Meryl Streep) while attempting to start a family.

The film runs 124 minutes and is rated PG.

For more information please call 675-2879.

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    Location: Saraland Public Library
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Poetry Enthusiasts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

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
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Tuesday May 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Resume Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Making a first impression with employers takes on a new meaning in today’s job market. Oftentimes, the first point of contact is your resume.

Learn strategies to making a great first impression by writing a winning resume and cover letter that appeals to potential employers and get the phones to ringing.

Facilitator is Pamela G. Ware, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Mobile Works.

Registration is required.

For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

 

    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 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 Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames by Kai Bird.

Summary: Author Kai Bird builds a comprehensive profile of CIA intelligence officer Robert Ames, who died in 1983 when the American Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, was bombed.

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 Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Masters of the Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

After School Game Day Fun!

Bring your friends and enjoy playing Xbox, Wii, Monopoly and other board games for an afterschool challenge, strategy and entertainment.

For more information call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday May 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Advanced Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Advanced Word  - Tips and tricks for those with some Word experience. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

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

Computer Basics is a class for 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 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mr. Ronald Reece will instruct the children on how to play the game of chess.

For more information call 438-7075.

 

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Matinee at the Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Birdman: Or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

It is a black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

The film runs 119 minutes and is rated R for language throughout, some sexual content and brief violence.  

For more information, call 208-7097.

 

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    Location: Ben May Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM The LUV Club - Living Up to Values for Girls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Girls Ages 7 - 18

“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include -  crafts, games, music and special guests.

Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Summer Teen Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Summer Teen Ambassador Program is a service club for teen volunteers.

Participants will learn new skills and earn service hours while having fun helping others.

Registration is required.

For more information or to register, call the Children’s Department at 340-8571.

 

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 7 to 12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn to play Chess!

Beginners and experienced players are welcome.

For more information, call 645-6840.

 

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    Location: Semmes Branch
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misc_none 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 Basics of Excel I to register.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

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

This month's topic of discussion is The Alchemist  by Paulo Coelho.

Summary: A fable about following one's dreams, listening to one's heart, and reading life's omens. It features dialogue between a boy and an unnamed being.

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.

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    Location: Parkway Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Game On! All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Video Games at the Library!

Come test your skills and challenge others in the games of Wii Sports and X-Box Kinect.

For more information please call 675-2879.

 

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    Location: Saraland Public Library
Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Masters of the Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

After School Game Day Fun!

Bring your friends and enjoy playing Xbox, Wii, Monopoly and other board games for an afterschool challenge, strategy and entertainment.

For more information call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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 9:30 AM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The basics of Office 2007 Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club - Ages 8 and Above Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Mr. Ronald Reece will instruct the children on how to play the game of chess.

For more information call 438-7075.

 

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    Location: Toulminville Branch
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM The LUV Club - Living Up to Values for Girls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling All Girls Ages 7 - 18

“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include -  crafts, games, music and special guests.

Registration is encouraged.

For more information or to register, please call 438-7075.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Surfing the Net Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Surfing The Net: Learn how to use the Internet and get the BEST info out there.

Basic computer knowledge required.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

 

 

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    Location: West Regional Branch
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Mysteries @ Moorer - Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Calling all Mystery Lovers! We will discuss Fatal Enquiry by Will Thomas.

Summary: Some years ago, Cyrus Barker matched wits with Sebastian Nightwine, an aristocrat and sociopath, and in exposing his evil, sent Nightwine fleeing to hide from justice somewhere in the far corners of the earth.

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

For more information, please call Kay at 470-7770.

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    Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
 
misc_none 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 Queen's Man by Sharon Kay Penman.

Summary: In the 12th century, Eleanor of Aquitaine hires Justin de Quincey, bastard son of the bishop of Chester, to find the murderer of one of her goldsmiths.
 

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

For more information, contact Michele Eli at 340-8561.

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    Location: West Regional Branch
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Surfing the Net Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Surfing The Net: Learn how to use the Internet and get the BEST info out there.

Basic computer knowledge required.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

 

 

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    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Looking For Grants - Through the Funding Information Network Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Michael Reimer, Grant Collection Supervisor, will show the class how to search internet sites that list grants.

Registration is required due to the limited amount of computer workstations.

For additional information or to register, please call the Reference Department at 340-8561 or e-mail westref@mplonline.org.

 


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    Location: West Regional Branch
Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
Saturday June 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month's topics of discussion are Hope to Die by James Patterson and Color of Justice by Gary Hardwick.

Hope to Die - Detective Alex Cross embarks on the most wrenching case of his career to secure the lives of family members who have been abducted by a psychotic genius.

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
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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 Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

Summary: A middle-aged bookseller mourning his lost wife, a feisty publisher’s rep, and a charmingly precocious abandoned child come together on a small island off the New England coast in this utterly delightful novel of love and second chances.

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 Branch
Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 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. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Advanced Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Advanced Word  - Tips and tricks for those with some Word experience. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Advanced Word Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Advanced Word  - Tips and tricks for those with some Word experience. This class uses Microsoft Word 2007.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
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Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Basics of Powerpoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The basics of Office 2007 Powerpoint presentation software.

Call 340-8561 for more information.

    Location: West Regional Branch
Wednesday July 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday August 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday September 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday September 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday October 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday October 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday November 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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

Call 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
Wednesday November 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 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 438-7075 for more information.

    Location: Toulminville Branch
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