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  • Saturday February 23, 2019 - Thursday June 6, 2019
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    The Bicentennial Art Exhibit

    Celebrate Our Local Artists

    The Semmes Regional Library is hosting a local, Bicentennial Art Show. The Exhibit features a wide array of art mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography and needle art.

    For more information, please call 251-494-4870.

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
    Monday April 1, 2019 - Tuesday April 30, 2019
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    Not Your Average 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 Lying Game by Ruth Ware during the month of April.

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

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    Teen Time! Mondays through Fridays
    3:00 PM - 4:30 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 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Friday April 26, 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
    Saturday April 27, 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 Severance by Ling Ma.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at  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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Saturday 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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    Poetry Slam-A-Rama
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Annual Poetry Competition

    In celebration of National Poetry Month, the library will hold a poetry competition open to children ages 8-19.

    Judging will be based on originality, creativity, clarity, and presentation. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

    Deadline for registration is Wednesday, April 24.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-7626 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Mobile Public Library.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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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 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Heart & Soul Book Club
    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 Becoming by Michelle Obama.

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

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    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 April 29, 2019
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    Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 - All Ages
    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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    Basics of Powerpoint
    6:00 PM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 340-8555 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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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 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Jazz Appreciation Month
    6:30 PM

    It Must Schwing, the Blue Note Story

    In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month MOJO (Mystic Order of Jazz Obsessed), the Mobile Jewish Film Festival and the Mobile Public Library present a special screening of the jazz documentary, “It Must Schwing, the Blue Note Story.”

    In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two young émigrés from Berlin, founded the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records in New York. The label dedicated itself exclusively to the recording of American jazz music and developed its own unmistakable recording style and sound.

    Tickets can be purchased at the door; $10 adults; $5 students with ID.

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

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday April 30, 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 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Matinee @ the Main
    1:00 PM

    Creed II

    Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring.

    The film runs 117 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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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.

    For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    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 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie Tuesday
    3:15 PM

    The Jungle Book (2016)

    A panther leads a human boy on a trek through the jungle in order to reunite him with his kind. Along the way, the boy encounters a lazy bear, a devious snake and an orangutan who dreams of controlling fire.

    The film runs 105 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 494-4870.

     

     

    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Tinker Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Design & Create

    Create your own Lip Gloss.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday May 1, 2019 - Friday May 31, 2019
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    Celebrate Bellingrath Gardens & Home

    Crafts, Games, Scavenger Hunts & Trivia

    Theodore Oaks is delighted to partner with Bellingrath Gardens and Home during the month of May in celebration of the anniversary of Bessie Morse Bellingrath’s 141st birthday.

    A collection of stunning, visual images hand-picked by the staff at Bellingrath will be on display throughout the library. Visitors can enjoy a fun scavenger hunt, grab a trivia card to test their knowledge of famous landmarks in Mobile County, or color pictures of the Gardens.

    Kids will receive a take-home flower craft, and Trivia participants will be entered for a chance to win a Family 4 Pack, courtesy of Bellingrath Gardens and Home! Activities can be done any time during the library hours of operation.

    Family 4 Pack drawing will be held June 1st. For more information, please call 653-5012.

    The Library is closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day Holiday.

    LOCATION: Theodore Oaks Branch
     
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    Not Your Average 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 Only woman in the Room by Marie Benedict during the month of May.

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

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    Wednesday May 1, 2019
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    Basics of Word
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 340-8555 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 340-1458 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 494-4132 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 494-4870 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 494-4132 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 494-4132 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 580-7144.

     

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Nerds, Geeks & Gamers
    3:00 PM

    Ages 10 and Up

    Join us for open gaming video and board games!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday May 1, 2019 - Friday May 31, 2019
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    Teen Time! Mondays through Fridays
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 13 to 19

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

    Closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day Holiday

    For more information, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Wednesday May 1, 2019
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    What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 2, 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 494-4140 or email vmccoo@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 340-1507 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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    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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    Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 7 and Up

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

    Registration is encouraged, but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Thumbs Up Thursday!
    3:15 PM

    Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up

    Explore technology and compete in gaming and karaoke tournaments!

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Game Day!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Join us for an UNO Tournament!

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Notable Thursday Nights - The New Classics
    5:00 PM

    Drive

    A getaway wheelman must save his pretty neighbor and her son after he incurs the wrath of L.A.'s most-feared criminal kingpin during a botched heist.

    The film runs 100 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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    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 May 3, 2019
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    After School Special
    3:30 PM

    Mother's Day Will Soon Be Here!

    Come by the Library to make a beautiful card for your Mother!

    Snacks 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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    TGIF Afternoon Gaming
    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 May 4, 2019
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    Star Wars Day!
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Escape Room & Movies

    Join us at the Library for Star Wars Day!

    Test your puzzle solving skills in our Star Wars Escape Room and win a small keepsake. The team with the best time gets their own custom lightsabers. Then join us in our theater for back to back showings of the latest Star Wars films.

    Escape Room begins at 9:30 a.m. Films begin at 1 p.m.

    Registration is required for Escape Room (Teens & Adults). For more information or to register for Escape Room, please call 340-1458.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    LEGO Storytime
    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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    Reading PAWS
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

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

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    May the 4th Be with You!
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Celebrate Star Wars with a costume contest, Star Wars Bingo game, snacks and a Clone War Marathon.

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

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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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 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Monday May 6, 2019
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    Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 - All Ages
    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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    Basics of Excel I
    6:00 PM

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

    Call 340-8555 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday May 7, 2019
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 340-1458 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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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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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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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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    Social Security: Timing is Everything
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Tips on Retirement

    As you approach retirement, take time to determine how you’ll support yourself when your paycheck stops. Find out how you can optimize Social Security and determine how much you can expect to receive from other income sources.

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

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more details on the workshop or to register, please call 251-340-1458 or 251-340-1538 or email jsigler@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Marvelous May
    1:00 PM

    Glass

    David Dunn hunts down the Beast, as Mr. Glass begins to put his own plans into action.

    The film runs 110 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Playtime Meet & Greet
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Children 18 Months to 6 Years

    Come meet new friends, play and learn together.

    Toys and crafts will be provided.

    For more information, please call 494-4870.

    LOCATION: Semmes 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 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie Tuesday
    3:15 PM

    Inception

    Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction: stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb’s rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption.

    The film runs 148 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Colorful Card for Mom!

    Create a Washi Tape Mother's Day Card.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Mad Scientist Club
    5:00 PM

    Family Fun!

    Join us for Kid Friendly Experiments and discover the outcome and results of the scientific methods we use.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday May 8, 2019
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    Advanced Word
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 340-8555 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 494-4132 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 494-4870 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 494-4132 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 494-4132 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 580-7144.

     

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Nerds, Geeks & Gamers
    3:00 PM

    Ages 10 and Up

    Join us for open gaming video and board games!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 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 340-1458 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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    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 494-4140 or email vmccoo@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 340-1507 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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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    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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    Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 7 and Up

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

    Registration is encouraged, but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Club
    3:30 PM

    All Ages

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

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

     

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Learn How to Paint Like Bob Ross
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Calling All Teens to Create Something Special!

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

    Join us and learn how to paint like Bob Ross.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    LEGOS PLUS!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 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 494-4132 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Notable Thursday Nights - The New Classics
    5:00 PM

    Memento

    Leonard is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty, however, of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of memory loss.

    The film runs 113 minutes and is rated R.

    Streaming of this film is made possible by Kanopy. To find out more about Kanopy, check out our website at www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/resources/emovies.php.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

     

    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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    Ebony Moments Book Club
    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 Leslie's Curl and Dye by D.L. White.

    For more information, contact Betty Kidd at 580-7012.

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Throwback Thursdays
    6:00 PM

    Sixteen Candles

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

    A teen's special birthday is forgotten by her family who are distracted by her sister's wedding, and to compound things, she has a crush on a popular classmate and is being wooed by a sophomoric geek.

    The film runs 93 minutes and is rated NR.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

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    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 May 10, 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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    Pop-Up Maker Lab
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come see what new and exciting things you can make at our Maker Lab.

    Parental supervision is required for anyone under age 10.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Saturday May 11, 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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    Sew and Tell
    10:30 AM

    All Ages

    Visit with friends and learn how to do Animal Cross Stitch Cards.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Reading PAWS
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

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

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Saturday 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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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

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

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

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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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 494-4140.

     

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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
    Monday May 13, 2019
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    Mystery Monday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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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    Boredom Buster
    3:30 PM

    All Ages

    Feeling Bored? Come by the Library and check out our weekly boredom buster.

    Create your own picture frame and join us in our photo booth.

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

     

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Chess Club - All Ages
    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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    Fun & Fitness
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Life is a Journey - Let's Have Fun Along the Way!

    Join Ms. Cynthia for a high powered session of aerobics, featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance.

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Basics of Excel II
    6:00 PM

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

    Call 340-8555 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday May 14, 2019
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Marvelous May
    1:00 PM

    First Man

    NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong rigorously trains to become the first man to walk on the moon.

    The film runs 141 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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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.

    For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Playtime Meet & Greet
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Children 18 Months to 6 Years

    Come meet new friends, play and learn together.

    Toys and crafts will be provided.

    For more information, please call 494-4870.

    LOCATION: Semmes 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 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie Tuesday
    3:15 PM

    Thor Ragnarok

    After being defeated in combat by his half-sister Hela, Thor ends up as an imprisoned gladiator on a distant world ruled by the Grandmaster.

    The film runs 130 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Tinker Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Design & Create

    Learn how to make Tassel Jewelry.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Sean Connery 007 Film Festival
    5:30 PM

    Never Say Never Again

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

    This month’s feature is Never Say Never Again

    The film runs 134 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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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 675-2879 for more information.

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    A Page in Time Book Club
    6:30 PM

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

    This month's topic of discussion is Transcription by Kate Atkinson.

    Summary: In WWII era London, Juliet Armstrong is working as an espionage monitor for MI5. Ten years later she suddenly finds herself targeted by dangerous individuals from her past.

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

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

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday May 15, 2019
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 340-8555 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 340-1458 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 494-4132 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 494-4870 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 494-4132 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 494-4132 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 580-7144.

     

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Nerds, Geeks & Gamers
    3:00 PM

    Ages 10 and Up

    Join us for open gaming video and board games!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 16, 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 340-1507 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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    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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    Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 7 and Up

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

    Registration is encouraged, but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Thumbs Up Thursday!
    3:15 PM

    Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up

    Explore technology and compete in gaming and karaoke tournaments!

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Sing & Dance with Mr. Butch!
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Ages 6 to 12

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

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Notable Thursday Nights - The New Classics
    5:00 PM

    Lady Bird

    LADY BIRD is a warm, affecting comedy about a high schooler who must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of her eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

    The film runs 95 minutes and is rated R.

    Streaming of this film is made possible by Kanopy. To find out more about Kanopy, check out our website at www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/resources/emovies.php.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

     

    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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    Bayside Book Club
    6:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is The Summer's End by Mary Alice Monroe.

    Summary: Mamaw and the three sisters confront loss and transition after realizing that they will have to sell their beloved Sullivan's Island estate.

    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 494-2298.

    Author Mary Alice Monroe will be at the West Regional Library Saturday, June 15 at 1 p.m.

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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 May 17, 2019
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    TGIF Afternoon Gaming
    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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    Crafting with Mr. Butch
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

    Join Mr. Butch as we make Pop Bottle Fireflies.

    Groups must register.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Saturday May 18, 2019
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    Intro to 3D Printing & CAD Software
    10:00 AM

    Teens & Adults

    Come meet members of the Mobile Makerspace for a demonstration of cool things you can do with a 3D Printer and CAD Software.

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, please call 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    LEGO Storytime
    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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    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 494-2172.

    LOCATION: Local History & Genealogy
     
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    Drop In Make & Take
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Stop by the Library and make your own Cookie Pops!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    STEM with the Dauphin Island Sea Lab
    2:00 PM

    All Ages

    Remotely operated vehicles (ROV’s) are underwater robots that are widely used in marine science research, exploration and industry and are great tools to explore STEM!

    Come join the Dauphin Island Sea Lab as they share their ROV outreach exhibit with us. We will build, drive and fly ROV’s in their traveling pool!

    For more information, please call 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Game of Thrones Trivia
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Final Season Edition

    Join us for a fun round of Game of Thrones Trivia, this time focusing on the final season of this landmark program.

    Enter the trivia contest and you could win a collector’s edition of the George RR Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice novels.

    Everyone attending gets a chance to win the Dragon Door Prize

    Registration for Trivia contest is recommended, please call 340-1478. 

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    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 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Heart & Soul
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Spoken Word

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

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

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Monday May 20, 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 - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 - All Ages
    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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    Fun & Fitness
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Life is a Journey - Let's Have Fun Along the Way!

    Join Ms. Cynthia for a high powered session of aerobics, featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance.

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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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 340-8555 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Spoken Word of Mobile
    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 580-6144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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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 340-1541 or email cecox@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Tuesday May 21, 2019
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    Basics of Excel I
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 340-1458 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Retirement Accumulation
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Financial Strategy

    Wondering how much you should save and what type of accounts you should have? Be confidant in how you’re saving for retirement by learning how to build a strong, adaptable financial strategy.

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

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more details on the workshop or to register, please call 251-340-1458 or 251-340-1538 or email jsigler@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Marvelous May
    1:00 PM

    Aquaman

    The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be... a king.

    The film runs 143 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    The Reader's Choice Book Club
    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 French Exit: a Novel by Patrick deWitt.

    Summary: Bankrupted by her infamous litigator husband's tabloid death, a scandal-fearing widow flees New York for Paris, where her deadbeat son and she navigate near-comic self-destructive choices.

    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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    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.

    For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Playtime Meet & Greet
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Children 18 Months to 6 Years

    Come meet new friends, play and learn together.

    Toys and crafts will be provided.

    For more information, please call 494-4870.

    LOCATION: Semmes 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 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie Tuesday
    3:15 PM

    Little Shop of Horrors

    A quiet, shy flower-shop employee finds an extraordinary plant with unusual appetites.

    The film runs 88 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 - Ages 4 & Up
    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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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Bad Art?

    What’s more fun than just making art? Making Bad Art!

    Come down to the Teen Spot and create something terrible!  

    Supplies and snacks provided.

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Wednesday May 22, 2019
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    Dementia Ready
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Tips & Resources

    Gina Germany, CDP, CSA with Touching Hearts Senior Care will be joined by attorney Banks Ladd and Dr. Daniel Spriggs with Homedica House Calls, for a discussion on dementia; what it is, and tips on how to care for someone with cognitive disabilities.

    Informative literature will be available and 3 CEUs will be given.  

    Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

    For more details on the workshop or to register, please call 251-340-1458 or 251-340-1538 or email jsigler@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Basics of Excel II
    9:30 AM

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

    Call 340-1458 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 494-4132 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 494-4870 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 494-4132 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 494-4132 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 580-7144.

     

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Nerds, Geeks & Gamers
    3:00 PM

    Ages 10 and Up

    Join us for open gaming video and board games!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    What's Up Wednesday - Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up
    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 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 23, 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 340-1507 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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    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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    Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 7 and Up

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

    Registration is encouraged, but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Club
    3:30 PM

    All Ages

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

    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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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    LEGOS PLUS!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 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 494-4132 or email mlmref@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Notable Thursday Nights - The New Classics
    5:00 PM

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa.

    The film runs 120 minutes and is rated R.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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    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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    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 494-4140 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 May 24, 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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    Pop-Up Maker Lab
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come see what new and exciting things you can make at our Maker Lab.

    Parental supervision is required for anyone under age 10.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Saturday May 25, 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 Change Agent by Daniel Suarez.

    To participate in the group chat, download the Skype app and set up an account for free at: www.skype.com/en/.  Contact Jill Stewart at 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 jstewart@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Saturday 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 494-4140.

     

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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
    Monday May 27, 2019
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    Fun & Fitness
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Life is a Journey - Let's Have Fun Along the Way!

    Join Ms. Cynthia for a high powered session of aerobics, featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance.

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
    Tuesday May 28, 2019
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Marvelous May
    1:00 PM

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man meets many different versions of himself when a gateway into the multiverse opens up.

    The film runs 117 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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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.

    For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Playtime Meet & Greet
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Children 18 Months to 6 Years

    Come meet new friends, play and learn together.

    Toys and crafts will be provided.

    For more information, please call 494-4870.

    LOCATION: Semmes 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 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGOS and MORE!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    All Ages

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

    For more information, please call 653-5012.

     

    LOCATION: Theodore Oaks Branch
     
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    Tinker Tuesday
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Design & Create

    Learn how to make Geode Candy.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday May 29, 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 340-8555 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 494-4132 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 494-4870 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 494-4132 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 494-4132 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 580-7144.

     

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Nerds, Geeks & Gamers
    3:00 PM

    Ages 10 and Up

    Join us for open gaming video and board games!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill 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 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday May 30, 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

    Veronica McCoo provides an overview of services and resources provided by the Mobile Public Library.

    Participants receive a library Tour, 3D printer demo, and hands on practice with Research Databases, apps, and other eResources.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email vmccoo@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 340-1507 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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    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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    Thrilling Thursday: It's a Mystery
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Ages 7 and Up

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

    Registration is encouraged, but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 580-6144 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org or tvlecirc@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville 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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Notable Thursday Nights - The New Classics
    5:00 PM

    Gravity

    Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney). But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes.

    The film runs 91 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

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    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 May 31, 2019
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    TGIF Afternoon Gaming
    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 June 1, 2019 - Sunday June 30, 2019
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    Not Your Average 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 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman during the month of June.

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

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    Saturday June 1, 2019
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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 494-4140.

     

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Monday June 3, 2019
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    Summer Movie Monday
    10:00 AM

    Space Jam

    Michael Jordan must help the Looney Tunes win a basketball game against a group of outer-space creatures who plan, if they win, to kidnap the Looney Tunes and take them to an interplanetary theme park as the latest attraction.

    The film runs 87 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th Birthday Celebration!
    3:00 PM

    50 Years!

    Come celebrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th Birthday! There will be party games, snacks and a whole lot of fun!

    This program is designed especially for 3 – 5 year olds but all family members are welcome to attend.

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

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    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Chess Club - All Ages
    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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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Chess Club - Adults
    5:00 PM - 6:00 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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    Surfing the Net
    6:00 PM

    Learn how to use the Internet.

    Must have a basic knowledge of computers.

    Call 340-8555 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday June 4, 2019
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    Everything is Awesome!
    10:00 AM

    Design & Create

    Make new friends and work as a team building with LEGOS and more!

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

     

    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Teen Movie
    10:00 AM

    Aquaman

    The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be... a king.

    The film runs 143 minutes and is NR.

    For more information, please call 340-1521.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Terrific Tuesdays Matinee
    10:00 AM

    The Secret Life of Pets

    Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.

    The film runs 90 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie Time with Mr. Butch
    1:00 PM

    Smallfoot

    Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all new story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.

    The film runs 96 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 470-7770.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

     It's a Play Date! Children Ages 2 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play, explore the world around us, and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

    For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Teen Art Space
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Ages 8 to 14

    Join artist Jaime Lee and her guest presenters each week to explore different art forms and create unique pieces of art. 

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Summer Boredom Buster
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Looking for something fun to do on Tuesdays this summer? Join us in creating Alien Spaceships, Moon Rocks and so much more!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

     

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Up
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Play Chess and Challenge Your Mind!

    Chess Club is designed to give young chess players an opportunity to play friendly games of chess against their peers in a low-stress environment.

    Young players of all levels are welcome to come. Basic instruction is available for beginners.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1507 or email awilliamson@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Family Night Bingo
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    All Ages

    Calling all families – come play Bingo at the Library!

    Win out of this world Prizes! Popcorn and lemonade too!. 

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

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
    Wednesday June 5, 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 340-1458 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Surfing the Net
    9:30 AM

    Learn how to use the Internet.

    Must have a basic knowledge of computers.

    Call 340-8555 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 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Movie of the Week
    10:00 AM

    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    An 11-year-old boy has a miserable day in which he becomes a social pariah. Meanwhile, the rest of his family deal with their own calamities—mom is late for work and dad bungles a job interview.

    The film runs 81 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 494-4982 or email glaffiette@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville 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 494-4870 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 494-4132 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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    SummerFlix
    1:00 PM

    Wall-E

    Oscar-winning CGI-animated delight about the misadventures of the last robot on Earth, circa 2800, who romances a sleek, high-tech android.

    The film runs 98 minutes and is rated G.

    For more information, please call 494-4870.

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    LOCATION: Semmes 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 494-4132 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 580-7144.

     

     

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    LEGO Club Block Party
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come and build your own universe with thousands of LEGOS!

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

     

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Nerds, Geeks & Gamers
    3:00 PM

    Ages 10 and Up

    Join us for open gaming video and board games!

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

     

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    LEGO Club - All Ages
    3:00 PM - 4:00 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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    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 494-2271.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Thursday June 6, 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 340-1507 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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    Out of This World Movies
    10:30 AM

    Monsters vs. Aliens

    Monsters battle aliens who plan to destroy Earth in this animated film.

    The film runs 95 minutes and is rated PG.

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

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    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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    Stay & Play!
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    All Ages

    Let’s keep the fun going after story time – stay and play!

    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 - Ages 6 to 18
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Learn to play Chess!

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

    For more information, call 494-4870.

     

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Thumbs Up Thursday!
    3:15 PM

    Boys & Girls Ages 6 and Up

    Explore technology and compete in gaming and karaoke tournaments!

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Game Day!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Ages 6 and Up

    Join us for a game of Skittles.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 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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    Pride Movies
    6:00 PM

    Moonlight

    Oscar-winner for Best Picture, Moonlight is a moving and transcendent look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to adulthood, as a shy outsider dealing with difficult circumstances, is guided by support, empathy and love from the most unexpected places.

    The film runs 111 minutes and is rated R.

    Streaming of this film is made possible by Kanopy. To find out more about Kanopy, check out our website at www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/resources/emovies.php.

    For more information, please call 340-1458.

     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main 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 June 7, 2019
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    Block Party!
    10:00 AM

    All Ages

    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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    Pop-Up Maker Lab
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come see what new and exciting things you can make at our Maker Lab.

    Parental supervision is required for anyone under age 10.

    For more information, please call 494-4140 or email eenglish@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Game On!
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Calling All Teens

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

    For more information, please call 340-1507 or email lcoleman@mplonline.org.
     

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
    Saturday June 8, 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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    Sew and Tell
    10:30 AM

    All Ages

    Visit with friends and learn how to make Ribbon Bookmarks.

    For more information, please call 494-4132 or email ftigner@mplonline.org.

     

    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Art & Rhyme Wiggle Time Storytime
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ages 18 Months to 3 Years

    Simple stories and music introduce the sounds and rhythms of language and play to your little learner. 

    Join us for a wiggle, rhyme, read and sing, active story time – and a craft too!

    For more information, please call the children’s department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Reading PAWS
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come meet the Pet Therapy dogs and their owners.

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

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

     

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Saturday 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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    Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This month's topic of discussion is Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

    Summary: An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes.

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

    For more information, please call 580-7144.

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    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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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 494-4140.

     

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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
    Monday June 10, 2019
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    Summer Movie Monday
    10:00 AM

    Wall-E

    Oscar-winning CGI-animated delight about the misadventures of the last robot on Earth, circa 2800, who romances a sleek, high-tech android.

    The film runs 98 minutes and is rated G.

    For more information, please call 470-7766.

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    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Preschool Prep
    10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

    Preschoolers

    Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

    Each session includes an opportunity to enjoy circle time, writing/fine motor, gross motor and sensory/art activities.

    Let us help your children get ready to read and succeed!

    Registration is encouraged.

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

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Kindergarten Countdown
    11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

    Preschoolers

    Join us for some hands on fun and learning.

    Each session includes an opportunity to enjoy circle time, writing/fine motor, gross motor and sensory/art activities.

    Let us help your children get ready to read and succeed!

    Registration is encouraged.

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

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
     
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    Art Lab
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    All Ages

    Come make your masterpiece at the Library!

    We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity.  

    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 - All Ages
    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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    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

     

     
    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Chess Club - Adults
    5:00 PM - 6:00 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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    Basics of Word
    6:00 PM

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

    Call 340-8555 for more information.

    LOCATION: West Regional Library
    Tuesday June 11, 2019
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    Basics of Powerpoint
    9:30 AM

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Powerpoint presentation software.

    Call 340-1458 for more information.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Interstellar Story Hour
    10:00 AM

    Family Fun!

    Blast Off with us at the Parkway Branch for out of this world stories, crafts and surprises!

    Registration is encouraged.

    For more information or to register, please call 470-7766.

    LOCATION: Parkway Branch
     
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    Teen Movie
    10:00 AM

    Rampage

    Primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth.

    The film runs 109 minutes and is rated PG-13.

    For more information, please call 340-1521.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Terrific Tuesdays Matinee
    10:00 AM

    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 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Good Listeners Storytime
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Ages 3 to 5

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

    For more information, please call 580-6144.

    LOCATION: Toulminville Branch
     
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    Movie Time with Mr. Butch
    1:00 PM

    Ferdinand

    Ferdinand is a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home, he rallies a misfit team of friends for the ultimate adventure to return to his family.

    The film runs 107 minutes and is rated PG.

    For more information, please call 470-7770.

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    LOCATION: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch
     
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    Meet, Greet & Play
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

     It's a Play Date! Children Ages 2 to 6

    Join us Tuesday afternoons to play, explore the world around us, and meet new friends!

    Toys are provided.

    For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Teen Art Space
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Ages 8 to 14

    Join artist Jaime Lee and her guest presenters each week to explore different art forms and create unique pieces of art. 

    For more information, call 494-4870 or email jlee@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Semmes Regional Library
     
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    Summer Boredom Buster
    3:00 PM

    All Ages

    Looking for something fun to do on Tuesdays this summer? Join us in creating Alien Spaceships, Moon Rocks and so much more!

    For more information, please call 675-2879.

     

    LOCATION: Saraland Public Library
     
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    Chess Club - Ages 8 and Up
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Play Chess and Challenge Your Mind!

    Chess Club is designed to give young chess players an opportunity to play friendly games of chess against their peers in a low-stress environment.

    Young players of all levels are welcome to come. Basic instruction is available for beginners.

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

    For more information or to register, please call 340-1507 or email awilliamson@mplonline.org.

     

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    LOCATION: Ben May Main Library
     
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    Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    No Room for a Garden

    Need some green in your room? Come to the Teen Spot and make your own mini garden - a Terrarium.

    Supplies and snacks provided.

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

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