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  • Wednesday January 16, 2019
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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.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main 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
     
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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
    Tuesday January 22, 2019
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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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    The Best of 2018
    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
    Wednesday January 23, 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
     
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    Mobile Jewish Film Festival
    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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    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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    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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    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
    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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    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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    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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    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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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

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

    “Duke. George Duke" featuring The Cedric Brooks Project  

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

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

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

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

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

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday January 29, 2019
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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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    The Best of 2018
    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
    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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    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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    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.

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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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    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
    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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    Take Your Child to the Library Day!
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    All Day Family Event

    Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day!

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

    Prizes will be given for solving the riddle.

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday February 5, 2019
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    Matinee @ the Main
    1:00 PM

    African American Affirmation

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

    The film runs 127 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday February 6, 2019
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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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    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 February 7, 2019
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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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    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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    Redemption Beyond My Past
    6:30 PM

    Documentary

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

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

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday February 9, 2019
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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.

    Special guests, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

    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.

    Special guests, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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.

    Special guests, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

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

     

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Sunday February 10, 2019 - Monday March 25, 2019
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    Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition

    50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Monday February 11, 2019
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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 February 12, 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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    Matinee @ the Main
    1:00 PM

    African American Affirmation

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

    The film runs 135 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday February 13, 2019
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    See the Exhibit - Enjoy the Film!
    10:00 AM

    Where the Wild Things Are

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

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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 February 14, 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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    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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    Word/Play with ACAC
    10:00 AM

    Family Storytime

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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
    Saturday February 16, 2019
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    See the Exhibit - Enjoy the Film!
    10:00 AM

    Where the Wild Things Are

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

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Monday February 18, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

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

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

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

    College Jazz 101

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

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

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

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

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday February 19, 2019
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    Matinee @ the Main
    1:00 PM

    African American Affirmation

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

    The film runs 103 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday February 20, 2019
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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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    Dinosaur Mardi Gras 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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    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 February 21, 2019
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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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    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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    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
    Saturday February 23, 2019
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    Game On!
    1:30 PM - 3:00 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
    Tuesday February 26, 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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    Matinee @ the Main
    1:00 PM

    African American Affirmation

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

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

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday February 27, 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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    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 February 28, 2019
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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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    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
    Wednesday March 6, 2019
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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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    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 March 7, 2019
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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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    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
    Saturday March 9, 2019
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    See the Exhibit - Enjoy the Film!
    10:00 AM

    Where the Wild Things Are

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

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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
    Sunday March 10, 2019
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    Afternoon of Stars
    3:00 PM

    Meet the Cast of Il Tabarro

    Members of the cast of Mobile Opera's Il Tabarro will perform their favorite musical selections.

    Enjoy beautiful music and meet the stars over light refreshments following the performance. 

    Admission is free. For more information, please call 432-6772.

    The Mobile Opera will perform Il Tabarro at The Temple Downtown, 351 St Francis Street, March 22 at 8 p.m. and March 24 at 2:30 p.m. For more information go to www.mobileopera.org or call 251-432-6772.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Monday March 11, 2019
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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 March 12, 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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    March Movies
    1:00 PM

    Halloween (2018)

    A survivor suffering from PTSD braces herself for a final confrontation with a serial killer who terrorized her suburban neighborhood four decades earlier after he escapes from confinement while being transferred to a maximum-security prison.

    The film runs 106 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday March 13, 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
    Thursday March 14, 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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    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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    Word/Play with ACAC
    10:00 AM

    Family Storytime

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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
    Monday March 18, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topics of discussion are Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday March 19, 2019
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    March Movies
    1:00 PM

    A Simple Favor

    After her mysterious friend disappears, a cheerful mommy blogger gets sucked into her tangled life.

    The film runs 117 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday March 20, 2019
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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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    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 March 21, 2019
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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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    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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    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
    Saturday March 23, 2019
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    The How-to-Workshop for Artists Who Can’t Draw
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Ages 10 and Above

    Join Steven Moore, illustrator and author of The How to Book for Artists Who Can’t Draw for a fun and easy to follow workshop that helps develop eye-hand skills and build creative confidence with easy to follow exercises designed to help the true beginner learn to draw.

    It is for those who have absolutely no ability to draw and believe they cannot learn to draw. Supplies will be provided.

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

    For more information on the Illustrator and his book go to grimtrojan.com/tips_page.htm.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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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    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
    Tuesday March 26, 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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    March Movies
    1:00 PM

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    An enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers.

    The film runs 132 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 208-7079.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday March 27, 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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    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 March 28, 2019
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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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    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
    Tuesday April 2, 2019
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday April 3, 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
    Thursday April 4, 2019
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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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    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
    Saturday April 6, 2019
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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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    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
    Tuesday April 9, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday April 10, 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
    Thursday April 11, 2019
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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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    Word/Play with ACAC
    10:00 AM

    Family Storytime

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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
    Tuesday April 16, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday April 17, 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
    Thursday April 18, 2019
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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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    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
    Saturday April 20, 2019
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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
    Tuesday April 23, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday April 24, 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
    Thursday April 25, 2019
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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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    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
    Monday April 29, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is Deliverance by James Dickey.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday April 30, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 2, 2019
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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
    Tuesday May 7, 2019
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    Little Discoveries with Mr. Wayne
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 9, 2019
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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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    Word/Play with ACAC
    10:00 AM

    Family Storytime

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

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday May 14, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 16, 2019
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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
    Saturday May 18, 2019
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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
    Monday May 20, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is The Toll-Gate by Georgette Heyer.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday May 21, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 23, 2019
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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
    Tuesday May 28, 2019
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    Meet, Greet & Play Time for Families
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Children Ages 3 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

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

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 30, 2019
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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
    Thursday June 6, 2019
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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
    Thursday June 13, 2019
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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
    Saturday June 15, 2019
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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
    Thursday June 20, 2019
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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
    Monday June 24, 2019
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    Classics Revisited - Book Club
    6:30 PM

    Reconnect with the Classics

    Topic of discussion is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

    For more information, please call 208-7902.

    image used with permission from Syndetics Solutions, Inc.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday June 27, 2019
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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
    Thursday July 11, 2019
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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
    Saturday July 13, 2019
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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
    Thursday July 18, 2019
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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
    Thursday July 25, 2019
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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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