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  • Saturday December 1, 2018 - Monday December 31, 2018
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    Virtual Book Club

    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 Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg during the month of December.

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

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    Monday December 3, 2018 - Monday December 31, 2018
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    Teen Time!
    3:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    Ages 13 to 19

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

    Closed – Monday & Tuesday, December 24 & 25; Tuesday, January 1.

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

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Friday December 14, 2018
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    Teen Video Games
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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
     
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    Movie - The Nightmare Before Christmas
    4:00 PM

    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Tale about Jack Skellington's plan to kidnap Santa Claus and celebrate a very different Christmas.

    The film runs 76 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 December 15, 2018
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    Stories, LEGOS, Duplos
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    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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    Qigong for Beginners
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    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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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Book Club - Heart & Soul
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    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 Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland.

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

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday December 17, 2018
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    Homeschoolers Meetup
    2:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO My Library Storytime
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Poetry
    6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    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
     
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    Book Club - Classics Revisited
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Princess Bride by William Goldman.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    MOJO Jazz Jambalaya
    6:30 PM

    The Next Generation: Passing the Legacy Torch II

    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 Bayside Academy Jazz Band.

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

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

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday December 18, 2018
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    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Toddler Time Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ages 1 to 2

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie - Gremlins
    1:00 PM

    Gremlins

    A boy receives an unusual pet that leads to incredible trouble when he fails to take care of it properly.

    The film runs 106 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Book Club - Reader's Choice
    1:00 PM

    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 Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

    Summary: Leni and her troubled family embark on a new way of life in Alaska’s wilderness in 1974 – hoping this is finally the solution for her troubled, POW father. In Alaska, Leni and her family are tested and when change comes to their small community her father’s anger threatens to explode and divide the town.

    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
     
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    Tinker - Chrystal Snowflake
    4:00 PM

    Design & Create

    Create your own Crystal Snowflake.

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

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ages 6 & Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 645-6840.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Paper Plane Challenge
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Celebrate 115 years of flight!

    Create different designs and see how well they fly.

    For more information, please call 653-5012.

    LOCATION: Theodore Oaks Branch
     
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    Teen Tuesdays
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Deck the Halls!

    Join in the fun and come make some Origami Christmas trees to decorate your Holiday space.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    It's Elementary - A Book Club
    5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Movie - Marvel's Avengers
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Marvel's Avengers

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

    Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor join forces in order to defeat Thor's brother Loki, who has obtained a mystical artifact of tremendous power.

    The film runs 142 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
     
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    Dragon Hill Fantasy Book Club
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    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 December 19, 2018
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    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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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    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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    Learn to Knit
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Thursday December 20, 2018
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Parent and Child Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Movie - The Polar Express
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    All Aboard Parents & Kids

    Pick up FREE tickets at the children’s desk starting Thanksgiving weekend.

    Experience musical sing-alongs, melted snow & snack stations, a pajama contest and a special screening of The Polar Express on the big screen in Bernheim Hall.

    The film runs 100 minutes and is not rated.

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

    Additional FREE tickets will be issued at the door to every child passenger.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Movie - Elf
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Elf

    A human raised by elves searches for his birth father.

    The film runs 97 minutes and is rated PG.

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

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Movie - How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    The 1966 classic, narrated by Boris Karloff. Songs by Dr. Seuss and Albert Hague.

    The film runs 26 minutes and is rated TV-G.

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

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Movie - Mickey's Christmas Carol
    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mickey's Christmas Carol

    A 1983 adaptation of Dickens' classic is one of several Yuletide cartoons.

    The film runs 26 minutes and is not rated.

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

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Movie - The Polar Express
    3:00 PM

    The Polar Express

    Wear your favorite Jammies, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate for an afternoon showing of The Polar Express.  

    Film runs 100 minutes and is not rated.

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

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    LUV Club
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 8 to 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 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie - A Christmas Story
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    A Christmas Story

    Nostalgic charmer about a boy craving a BB gun for Chistmas, though everyone around him is opposed to the idea.

    The film runs 98 minutes and is rated PG.

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

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    Movie - Die Hard
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Hot Cocoa Bar and Popcorn Too!

    A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals.

    The film runs 132 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Book Club - Bayside
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Watership Down by Richard Adams.

    Summary: In a constant struggle against oppression, a group of rabbits search for peaceful co-existence. Chronicles the adventures of a group of rabbits searching for a safe place to establish a new warren where they can live in peace.

    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
     
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    Celebrate Christmas!
    6:00 PM

    Family Fun!

    Join us for Christmas crafts, games and refreshments – we will celebrate everything Christmas!

    Groups must register.

    For more information or to register, please call 675-2879.

     

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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 December 21, 2018
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    Block Party!
    10:00 AM

    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
     
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    Movie - Home Alone
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Contest, Ice Cream Sundaes  & Film

    Play “Roll-A-Sundae” for a Home Alone themed prize.  Then make and eat your own ice cream sundae.

    Join us for a special screening of Home Alone at 3 pm.

    Film runs 103 minutes and is rated PG.

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

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Movie - Mickey's Christmas Carol
    3:00 PM

    Mickey's Christmas Carol

    A 1983 adaptation of Dickens' classic is one of several Yuletide cartoons, including "Pluto's Christmas Tree" (1952).

    The film runs 26 minutes and is not rated.  

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

     

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday December 22, 2018
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    Arts and Crafts Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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 Branch
     
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    Gingerbread Decorating
    10:30 AM

    Holiday Fun!

    Calling all children, ages 5 and Up!

    It's time for our annual Gingerbread Decorating Party!

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

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Anime
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Wednesday December 26, 2018
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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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 December 27, 2018
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Library Resources Tour
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Parent and Child Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Playtime
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Celebrating Kwanzaa 2018
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Family, Community, History & Culture

    The Mobile Kwanzaa Committee invites families to join them for a celebration of community and heritage.

    Enjoy a wide variety of food, fashion, poetry, music and so much more!

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

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Teen Art Scene @ the Library
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGOS and MORE!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Use your imagination as we build a variety of items using LEGOS, DUPLOS, Marble Run, Roll and Bounce Tower, Spinning Building Gears and so much more!

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

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    True Colors
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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 December 28, 2018
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    Teen Video Games
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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 December 29, 2018
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    Stories, LEGOS, Duplos
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    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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    Maker Storytime
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    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
     
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    Crafternoon
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Tech Time
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Monday December 31, 2018
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    Noon Year's Eve Balloon Drop
    10:30 AM

    Family Fun

    Celebrate the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 with puzzles, LEGOS, crafts and stories while we await the countdown to noon.

    At 12:00 sharp, watch the balloons drop from overhead!

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Noon Year's Eve Party!
    11:00 AM

    Family Fun!

    Join us for a kid friendly Noon Year’s Eve Party!

    Enjoy arts, crafts, salt fireworks, and popcorn, complete with a final countdown and balloon drop at NOON!

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

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Noon Year's Eve Party!
    11:30 AM

    Family Fun

    The Mobile Public Library is ready to ring in the New Year with the entire family!

    Join us for crafts, snacks and a countdown to a balloon drop at noon.

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-8571.

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday January 2, 2019
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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Movie - Inside Out
    2:00 PM

    Movie & More!

    Make crafts and enjoy snacks while watching the movie, Inside Out.

    The film runs 102 minutes and is rated PG.

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

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Learn to Knit
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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 January 2, 2019 - Thursday January 31, 2019
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    Teen Time!
    3:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    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 2, 2019
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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Thursday January 3, 2019
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Email 101
    9:30 AM

    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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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Parent and Child Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Playtime
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Sing & Dance with Mr. Butch!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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 January 5, 2019
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    Arts and Crafts Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Yarn Ornaments
    10:30 AM

    Ages 5 and Up!

    Visit with friends and learn how to make Snowflake Plates.

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

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Family Storytime
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    All Ages - Family Fun!

    Families are invited to share some of their favorite stories, and/or listen and sing-along to some of our classic children's stories and songs.

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Anime
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    K-Club for Drama!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    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
    Sunday January 6, 2019
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    Movie - The Greatest Showman
    2:00 PM

    The Greatest Showman Sing-Along

    Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for, The Greatest Showman Movie Sing-Along.

    You’ve seen it, you loved it and you just can’t get the tunes out of your head…here’s your chance to belt out your favorite songs from the movie. Fans are encouraged to come in costume of their favorite character or circus performer!

    Admission is free and presented in partnership with the Mobile Public Library. 

    For more information, please call the Mobile Opera at 251-432-6772.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Monday January 7, 2019
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    Mystery Monday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO My Library Storytime
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club - Adults
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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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    Basics of Excel I
    6:00 PM

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

    Call 340-8561 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday January 8, 2019
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Toddlers - Create! Play! Learn!
    10:00 AM

    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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    Preschoolers - Create! Play! Learn!
    11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Toddler Time Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ages 1 to 2

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie - Crazy Rich Asians
    1:00 PM

    Crazy Rich Asians

    “Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore.

    The film runs 120 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Games & More!
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    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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    Movie - Black Panther
    3:15 PM

    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 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ages 6 & Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 645-6840.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Family Bingo Night
    6:00 PM

    Calling All Families!

    Come play Bingo at the Library!

    Prizes will be awarded and lemonade and popcorn will be served. 

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

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Book Club - A Page in Time
    6:30 PM

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

    This month's topic of discussion is Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict.

    Summary: Engaging, richly-detailed, biographical, and historical fiction. In 1860s Pittsburgh, Clara, an Irish immigrant takes a job working as a maid for Andrew Carnegie, with whom she falls in love, and then goes missing.

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

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

    Marie Benedict will be at the West Regional Library on Friday, January 18 from 1 - 3 p.m.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday January 9, 2019
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    Basics of Word
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 340-8561 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    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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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    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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    Learn to Knit
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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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    What's Up Wednesday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Thursday January 10, 2019
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Online Shopping
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    2019 Health Fair
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Health Care Resources

    Come meet the staff and organizations that provide assistance with health care services in the Mobile area.  They will be sharing information and answering questions to all who stop by their tables.

    For more information, call 208-7079 or email jsigler@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Parent and Child Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Playtime
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Legos
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Stay Active
    3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Enjoy Wii Fitness and Dancing games!

    Refreshments will be served.

    For more information, call 470-7766.

     

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Teen Art Scene @ the Library
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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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    Kids Studio - Ages 8 to 13
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGOS PLUS!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    Book Club - Ebony Moments
    6:00 PM

    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 Envy by Victoria Christopher Murray.

    Summary: Gabrielle Wilson has the perfect life: a Beverly Hills mansion, a loving family, and a massively successful PR firm. When her father admits that an affair he had years before resulted in a daughter, Gabrielle is shocked, but is actually happy. Could this be the sister she has been praying for all her life?

    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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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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 11, 2019
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    Block Party!
    10:00 AM

    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
     
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    Teen Video Games
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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
     
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    Movie - Frozen
    4:00 PM

    Frozen

    A young woman must break a curse that has plunged her kingdom into eternal winter. In order to do so, she must find her estranged sister with the help of a mountaineer and a reindeer.

    The film runs 108 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 January 12, 2019
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    Stories, LEGOS, Duplos
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    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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    Researching Your African American Ancestors Using Vital Records
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    In partnership with the newly, established African American Genealogical & Historical Society of Mobile, the Mobile Public Library will host a free genealogy workshop in Bernheim Hall at the Ben May Main Library.

    Professional genealogist, Mary Jones-Fitts will present two sessions. Morning session includes information on accessing Birth Records, Delayed Registrations of Birth Information, Marriage and Death Certificates, and Divorce Records. Afternoon session addresses the topic, “Finding Vital Records in Genealogy Databases.”

    A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 208-7094.

    Mary Jones-Fitts is President/Director of the Marengo County History & Archives Museum.

    LOCATION: Local History & Genealogy
     
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    Qigong for Beginners
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    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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    Book Club - Extravagant Readers
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer.

    Summary: Follows a 1968 Russian teen who escapes an oppressive life in Leningrad and is forced to choose between parallel lives in London and New York.

    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
     
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    Game On!
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Monday January 14, 2019
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    Mystery Monday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO My Library Storytime
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club - Adults
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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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    Basics of Excel II
    6:00 PM

    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
     
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    Got Google?
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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 January 15, 2019
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Toddler Time Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ages 1 to 2

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Income Taxes & Retirement
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Decisions you make as you prepare for retirement could affect your income taxes. Learn about the financial outcomes you face and how to make decisions that are right for you.

    Facilitator is Christina Gibson with Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit Christian organization.  

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, call 208-7079 or email jsigler@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Movie - Ant-Man & the Wasp
    1:00 PM

    Ant-Man & The Wasp

    Ant-Man teams up with Hope van Dyne, who has been given her own super suit to become The Wasp. The mismatched pair face off against Ghost while investigating the real story behind their abilities.

    The film runs 118 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Book Club - Reader's Choice
    1:00 PM

    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 Soul of America: the Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham.

    Summary: While the American story has not always been heroic, we have been sustained by a belief in progress even in the gloomiest of times. In this inspiring book, Meacham reassures us, “The good news is that we have come through such darkness before”—as, time and again, Lincoln’s better angels have found a way to prevail.

    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
     
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    Games & More!
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    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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    Movie - Avengers: Infinity War
    3:15 PM

    Avengers: Infinity War

    The Avengers assemble their power in order to fight their collective enemy, Thanos, before he can wreak havoc on the entire planet.

    The film runs 149 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    LEGO Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO Fun Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ages 6 & Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 645-6840.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Teen Tuesdays
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Be Creative!

    Come make 3D art with our 3D pens.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Movie - Goldfinger
    5:30 PM

    Goldfinger

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

    This month’s feature is Goldfinger.

    The film runs 112 minutes and is not rated.

    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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    Movie - Thor
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Thor

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

    Thor battles a force to sent to destroy Earth after being banished from Asgard for fanning the flames of an ancient conflict.

    The film runs 115 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 January 16, 2019
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    Advanced Word
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 340-8561 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Appreciate a Dragon Day Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    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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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    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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    Learn to Knit
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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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    What's Up Wednesday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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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    D.I.Y. Do It Yourself Day!
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Thursday January 17, 2019
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    Basics of Word
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Parent and Child Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Playtime
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Canva Class
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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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    Craft - Snowman Mobile
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ages 5 and Up!

    Join Mr. Butch as we make Snowman Mobiles.

    Groups must register.

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

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    Book Club - Bayside
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson.

    Summary: Presents a tense courtroom drama, a poignant love story, and a haunting reflection on the delicate balance between the mind and heart.

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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 18, 2019
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    author - Marie Benedict
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Love Historical Novels?

    Come meet best-selling author, Marie Benedict as she introduces her latest work, The Only Woman in the Room. It’s a powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon, Hedy Lamarr.

    While practicing as a lawyer, Marie dreamed of a fantastical job unearthing the hidden historical stories of women -- and finally found it when she tried her hand at writing. She is the author of several historical novels including, The Other Einstein and Carnegie’s Maid

    Following the presentation there will be a book signing. Book sales will be provided by Page & Palette.

    For more information, please call 208-7097. For more information on the author, go to www.authormariebenedict.com/.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Saturday January 19, 2019
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    Arts and Crafts Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Out of This World Book Club
    10:00 AM

    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 An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green.

    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
     
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    Family Research
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    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
     
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    Borax Crystal Snowflakes
    10:30 AM

    Family Fun

    Calling all children, ages 5 and Up!

    Join us as we make Borax Crystal Snowflakes.

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

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Anime
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    K-Club for Drama!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    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
    Tuesday January 22, 2019
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Toddler Time Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ages 1 to 2

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    U.S. Tax Reform: How It Could Affect You
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Congress recently revised the U.S. Tax Code, affecting millions of Americans. Find out how you and your family fare under the new changes.

    Facilitator is Christina Gibson with Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit Christian organization.  

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, call 208-7079 or email jsigler@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Movie - Won't You Be My Neighbor?
    1:00 PM

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    This documentary paints a portrait of the life and work of children's entertainer Fred Rogers, star of “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.” A former minister, Mister Rogers creatively communicated themes of empathy and acceptance.

    The film runs 94 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Games & More!
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    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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    Movie - Solo: A Star Wars Story
    3:15 PM

    Solo:  A Star Wars Story

    Young Han Solo teams up with Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian for his first smuggling mission.

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

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    LEGOS
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS or Magna-Tiles.

    For more information, please call 653-5012.

     

    LOCATION: Theodore Oaks Branch
     
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    LEGO Fun Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ages 6 & Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 645-6840.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    It's Elementary - A Book Club
    5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Dragon Hill Fantasy Book Club
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    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 January 23, 2019
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 340-8561 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    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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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    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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    Learn to Knit
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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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    What's Up Wednesday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    movie - A Bag of Marbles
    7:00 PM

    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
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Parent and Child Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Playtime
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Legos
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Teen Art Scene @ the Library
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGOS PLUS!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    True Colors
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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
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    Block Party!
    10:00 AM

    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
     
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    Teen Video Games
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    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
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    Stranger Things Escape Room!
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Stories, LEGOS, Duplos
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    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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    Maker Storytime
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    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
     
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    Qigong for Beginners
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    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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    Crafternoon
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Tech Time
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Monday January 28, 2019
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    Homeschoolers Meetup
    2:00 PM

    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
     
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    Mystery Monday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO My Library Storytime
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club - Adults
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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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    Computer Basics
    6:00 PM

    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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    Poetry
    6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    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
     
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    Book Club - Classics Revisited
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday January 29, 2019
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    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 208-7079 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Toddler Time Storytime
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ages 1 to 2

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

    For more information, please call 438-7075.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie - Mission: Impossible - Fallout
    1:00 PM

    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
     
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    Games & More!
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    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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    Movie - Incredibles 2
    3:15 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO Fun Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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 January 30, 2019
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

    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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    Computer Basics
    9:30 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:30 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    11:00 AM

    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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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    1:30 PM

    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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    Learn to Knit
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    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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    What's Up Wednesday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Teen Hang Out!
    3:30 PM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
    Thursday January 31, 2019
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    BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Storytime
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Library Resources Tour
    9:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Music & Movement Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Parent and Child Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    Toddler Tales
    10:30 AM

    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
     
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    Family Playtime
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Preschool Power!
    11:00 AM

    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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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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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    TGIT Club Days!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Family Storytime
    5:30 PM

    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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    Family Storytime
    6:30 PM

    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 - Thursday February 28, 2019
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    Teen Time!
    3:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    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
    Saturday February 2, 2019
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    Stranger Things Escape Room!
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Arts and Crafts Storytime
    10:00 AM

    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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    K-Club for Drama!
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    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
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    Mystery Monday
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO My Library Storytime
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    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
     
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    Chess Club - Adults
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    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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    Surfing the Net
    6:00 PM

    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
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    Toddlers - Create! Play! Learn!
    10:00 AM

    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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    Preschoolers - Create! Play! Learn!
    11:00 AM

    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
     
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    Movie - Groundhog Day
    3:15 PM

    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
     
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    LEGO Fun Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ages 6 & Up

    Use your imagination and challenge your building skills with LEGOS.

    For more information, please call 645-6840.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Teen Tuesdays
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    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
    Wednesday February 6, 2019
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    Surfing the Net
    9:30 AM

    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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM

    Preschool & School Age Children

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

    Registration is required for Groups.