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EVENTS CALENDAR

March/April/May 2019

Guide To: Wild Week!..............Page 3 Library Movies.......Pages 5 & 7 Book Clubs.............Page 8 Friends Bag Sale..Back Cover Recycling Event...Back Cover Plus all of our programs and classes for Kids, Teens, and Adults!

Join local author and bartender Clair McLafferty (pictured) for drinks and a discussion of gin at Buzzed & Smashed on April 26th! (page 10)

HOMEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY Bringing people, information and ideas together to enrich lives, build community and inspire lifelong learning. 1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209 | 205-332-6600 | homewoodpubliclibrary.org MON, TUE, THU 9 a.m.-9 p.m. | WED, FRI, SAT 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | SUN 2 p.m.-6 p.m Closed April 21, May 1, 26, & 27 Friends Bookstore | Lower Level of the Library | 205-332-6651 | MON-SAT 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cover photo by Mary Katherine Morris Photography


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GALLERY

KIDS

Open to K-12 students in Jefferson County. Entries accepted Friday, March 1 – Friday, March 22. Entry forms at www.homewoodpubliclibray.org. Monday, March 4

Blue Abstract by Portia Williams Portia Williams Art: Bold, Vibrant, Expressive March 1-29

Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA Knight School Chess Tournament 5:30-7 p.m. LA (K-12 Grade)

Tuesday, March 5 Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3)

Wednesday, March 6

Annual Student Art Show April 1-30

Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Kids Create: Food Fun 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade)

Thursday, March 7

Historical Scenes of Alabama: Historical Buildings May 2-31

Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)  Homeschool Hour: Microscopes  2-3 p.m. Rm 101 (4-12 Grade) Family Yoga 6-6:45 p.m. RA (All Ages)

Friday, March 8

 Leaps & Bounds 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 2-4)

Guide to our calendar abbreviations All events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, review HPL’s Events online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org. Events that require advance registration or ticket purchase, either online or by calilng or emailing the contact person listed, are designated with this checkbox symbol:  The abbreviations for program locations are as follows: BR = Boardroom LA = Large Auditorium RA = Round Auditorium Rm 101, etc. = rooms on the library’s lower level

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Sunday, March 10 Special Siblings 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rm 101 (K-12 Grade)

Monday, March 11 Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA Beginning Ukulele Jam 6-7:30 p.m. RA (All Ages)

Tuesday, March 12 Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3) Tween Origami 4-5 p.m. RA (4-7 Grade)

Wednesday, March 13 Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Kids Create: LEGO Club 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade)

Thursday, March 14 Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Saint Patrick’s Day Science Show 6-6:45 p.m. LA (All Ages)


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Friday, March 15

Monday, April 1

Sensory Play Day 10:30-11:15 a.m. RA (Preschool) BINGO-A-GO-GO 3:30-4:15 Children’s Department (All Ages)

Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA Homewood Library Student Art Show  6-7 p.m. Ellenburg Art Gallery

 Sensory Storytime 9:30-10 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Monday, March 18 Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA

Tuesday, April 2

Tuesday, March 19

Wednesday, April 3

Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3) Code-A-Story 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade)

Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Kids Create: Crafternoon 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade)

Wednesday, March 20

Thursday, April 4

Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Kids Create: Pasta Jewelry 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade)

Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Thursday, March 21 Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Friday, March 22

 Leaps & Bounds 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 2-4)

Saturday, March 23

Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3)

Friday, April 5

 Leaps & Bounds 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 2-4)

Sunday April 7 Special Siblings 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rm 101 (K-12 Grade)

Monday, April 8

Beyond Books: Ernestine’s Milky Way by Kerry Madden  10:30-11:15 a.m. RA (All Ages)

Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Baby Sign Time 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. RA (Ages 0-2) Knight School Chess Tournament 5:30-7 p.m. LA (K-12 Grade)

Saturday, March 30

Tuesday, April 9

Baby & Me Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (0-12 months)

Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Film Screening  3:30-5:30 p.m. LA (Rated PG)

Wednesday, April 10 Kids Create: Ancient Architecture  3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade) Spring break at the library:

WILD WEEK!

Monday, March 25 Tarzan Movie Showing 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. RA (Rated G) Tuesday, March 26 Animal Show 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. RA (All Ages) Wednesday, March 27 Lion King Movie Showing 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. RA (Rated G) Thursday, March 28 Books & Brushes Art 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. RA (All Ages) Friday, March 29 The Wild Movie Showing 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. RA (All Ages)

Thursday, April 11 Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)  Homeschool Hour: Dissection Day  2-3 p.m. Rm 101 (K-12 Grade) Family Yoga 6-6:45 p.m. RA (All Ages)

Friday, April 12

 Sensory Storytime 9:30-10 a.m. RA (Preschool) Sensory Play Day 10:30-11:15 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Saturday, April 13 Beyond Books: Turn This Book Into a Beehive!  by Lynn Brunelle 10:30-11:15 a.m. RA (All Ages)

Monday, April 15 Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Baby Sign Time 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. RA (Ages 0-2) Beginning Ukulele Jam 6-7:30 p.m. RA (All Ages)

Tuesday, April 16 Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3)

Wednesday, April 17 Kids Create: LEGO Club 3:30-4:45 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade) Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED indicated with  All events subject to change, please review our Events Calendar online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org for up-to-date information or to register for an event. LOCATION ABBREVIATIONS: BR Boardroom, LA Large Auditorium, RA Round Auditorium, Rm 101 etc. are on the Lower Level

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Wednesday, April 24 Kids Create: DIY Bird Feeders 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (All Ages) Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

MARDI GRAS

Thursday, April 25 Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Friday, April 26 BINGO-A-GO-GO 3:30-4:15 Children’s Department (All Ages)

Saturday, April 27 Baby & Me Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (0-12 months)

Monday, April 29 Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

MASQUERADE

Tuesday, April 30 Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3)  Tween Junk Drawer Robotics 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA (4-7 Grade) Unidos Leemos Family Night 6:30-7:30 p.m RA Unidos Noche en Familia 6:30-7 p.m. RA

Thursday, May 2 Preschool Playtime 10:30-11 a.m RA (Preschool)

Friday, May 3

 Sensory Storytime 9:30-10 a.m. RA (Preschool) Sensory Play Day 10:30-11:15 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Monday, May 6 Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Thursday, April 18 6-6:45 p.m. Large Auditorium All Ages Thursday, April 18 Storyday with Nay Nay 9:30-10 & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)  Kid Coderz 3:30-4:15 p.m. Rm 102 (K-1 Grade)  Kid Coderz 4:30-5:15 p.m. Rm 102 (2-3 Grade) American Girl Mardi Gras Masquerade  6-6:45 p.m. LA (All Ages)

Tuesday, May 7 Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3)

Wednesday, May 8 Move & Groove Storytime 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool)

Thursday, May 9 Preschool Playtime 10:30-11 a.m RA (Preschool)

Thursday, May 16  Kid Coderz 3:30-4:15 p.m. Rm 102 (K-1 Grade)  Kid Coderz 4:30-5:15 p.m. Rm 102 (2-3 Grade)

Monday, May 20

 Summer Reading Sign Up Begins!

Friday, April 19

 Leaps & Bounds 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 2-4)

Monday, April 22 Storypalooza 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Preschool) Baby Sign Time 11:30 a.m-12:15 p.m. RA (Ages 0-2)

Tuesday, April 23 Wee Ones 9:30-10 a.m. & 10:30-11 a.m. RA (Ages 0-3) Code-A-Story 3:30-4:15 p.m. RA (K-5 Grade)

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Thursday, May 30 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Birth-6 Grade)


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Fri | Mar 1 | 1-4 p.m. Not Rated Bicentennial Edition

Fri | Mar 8 | 1-5 p.m. Rated R. OLLI led discussion to follow.

Fri | Mar 15 | 1-5 p.m. Rated R. OLLI led discussion to follow.

Thu | Mar 21 | 3:30-5 p.m. Rated R

Fri | Mar 22 | 1-5 p.m. Not Rated. OLLI led discussion to follow.

Fri | Mar 29 | 1-5 p.m. Rated R. OLLI led discussion to follow.

Fri | Apr 5 | 1-4 p.m. Not Rated

Thu | Apr 9 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. Rated PG

Apr 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. Rated PG-13

Thu | Apr 30 | 3:30-6:15 p.m. Rated PG-13

Fri | May 3 | 1-4 p.m. Not Rated

Thu | May 9 | 3:30-5 p.m. Rated R

Libraryflix are shown in the Large Auditorium

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED indicated with  All events subject to change, please review our Events Calendar online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org for up-to-date information or to register for an event. LOCATION ABBREVIATIONS: BR Boardroom, LA Large Auditorium, RA Round Auditorium, Rm 101 etc. are on the Lower Level

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TEENS

Saturday, March 23

 $ Teen ACT Prep Day 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. LA  Cost is $25 and includes a pizza lunch. No refunds  or transfers.

Sunday, March 24

 Teen Dungeons & Dragons 3-5 p.m. RA

Monday, April 1 Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA  Teen Zines 4-5 p.m. Rm 110 Student Art Show Opening Reception  6-7 p.m. Ellenburg Art Gallery

Open to K-12 students in Jefferson County.

Tuesday, April 2 Teen Advisory Board (TAB) 6-7 p.m. Rm 102

Entries accepted Friday, March 1 – Friday, March 22. Entry forms at www.homewoodpubliclibray.org.

 Teen Copy Cat Art

Monday, March 4 Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA  Teen Zines 4-5 p.m. Rm 110 Knight School Chess Tournament  5:30-7 p.m. LA (K-12 Grade)

Tuesday, March 5

Tuesday, Apr 2 4-5 p.m. LA

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) 6-7 p.m. Rm 102

Thursday, March 7

 Homeschool Hour: Microscopes  2-3 p.m. Rm 101 (4-12 Grade)  Teen Theatre Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. RA

Wednesday, April 3

Saturday, March 9

Thursday, April 4

 Teen Henna Art 2-3 p.m. RA

Sunday, March 10 Special Siblings 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rm 101

Monday, March 11 Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA

Tuesday, March 12

 Tween Origami 4-5 p.m. RA (4-7 Grade)

 High School Coding Bootcamp 4-5 p.m. Rm 102  Teen Homeschoolers: Pottery Class Part 1  1-2:30 p.m. Rm 101  Teen Theatre Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. RA

Sunday, April 7 Special Siblings 3:30-4:30 p.m. Rm 101

Monday, April 8

 Teen Waffle Workshop 4-5 p.m. RA Knight School Chess Tournament 5:30-7 p.m. LA (K-12 Grade)

Monday, March 18

 Teen Homeschoolers: Coffee & Canvas  1-3 p.m. LA (6-12 Grade)

Free K-12 Tutoring 3:30-4:30 p.m. RA  Teen Zines 4-5 p.m. Rm 110

Tuesday, March 19  Teen Mermaid Crowns 4-5 p.m. Rm 101

Thursday, March 21

 Teen Theatre Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. RA

Animal Allies 4-5 p.m. Rm 110  Teen Poets 5-6 p.m. Rm 102

Friday, March 22 Teen Anime Club 4-5 p.m. Rm 102

Teen Poetry Contest

Monday, April 1-Friday, April 30 Teens! Submit up to two original poems for prizes! Details and submission form at homewoodpubliclibrary.org (6-12 Grade)

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Women Making History Film Series

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise March 5 at 3:30 p.m. Not Rated

Jane March 12 at 3:30 p.m. Rated PG

He Named Me Malala

Top Secret Rosies

March 19 at 3:30 p.m. Rated PG-13

March 26 at 3:30 p.m. Not Rated

Tuesday, April 9

Thursday, May 2

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Film Screening 3:30-5:30 p.m. LA

Monday, May 6

 Teen Flower Crowns 4-5 p.m. Rm 110

Wednesday, April 10

 High School Coding Bootcamp 4-5 p.m. Rm 102

Thursday, April 11

 Homeschool Hour: Dissection Day  2-3 p.m. Rm 101 (K-12 Grade)

Saturday, April 14

 Teen Dungeons & Dragons 3-5 p.m. RA

Monday, April 15

 Teen Zines 4-5 p.m. Rm 110  Bob Ross Painting & Pizza Party for Teens  4-7 p.m. LA Supplies and pizza provided.

Wednesday, April 17

 High School Coding Bootcamp 4-5 p.m. Rm 102

Thursday, April 18

 Teen Homeschoolers: Pottery Class Part 2  1-2:30 p.m. Rm 101  Teen Theatre Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. RA

Animal Allies 4-5 p.m. Rm 110

 Teen Theatre Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. RA  Teen Jackson Pollack Art Class 4-5:30 p.m. Rm 102

Tuesday, May 7 Teen Advisory Board (TAB) 6-7 p.m. Rm 102

Thursday, May 9 Animal Allies 4-5 p.m. Rm 110

Wednesday, May 15 Teen Anime Club 4-5 p.m. LA

Thursday, May 16  Teen Theatre Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. RA

Saturday, May 18

 $ ACT Weekend Workshop 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. LA  Cost is $40 and includes a pizza lunch on Saturday. No   refunds or transfers.

Sunday, May 19

 $ ACT Weekend Workshop (Continued) 2-5:30 p.m. LA  Teen Dungeons & Dragons 3-5 p.m. RA

Monday, April 22

 Teen Coffee & Canvas 4-6 p.m. LA

Tuesday, April 23

 Teen Bath Bombs 4-5 p.m. Rm 110

Wednesday, April 24

 High School Coding Bootcamp 4-5 p.m. Rm 102

Thursday, April 25 Animal Allies 4-5 p.m. Rm 110

Tuesday, April 30

 Tween Junk Drawer Robotics  3:30-4:30 p.m. RA (4-7 Grade)

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War Film Screening 3:30-6:15 p.m. LA

PREP

Prep Day  $ March 23

Weekend Workshop  $ May 18-19 Details and registration on our website!

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED indicated with  All events subject to change, please review our Events Calendar online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org for up-to-date information or to register for an event. LOCATION ABBREVIATIONS: BR Boardroom, LA Large Auditorium, RA Round Auditorium, Rm 101 etc. are on the Lower Level

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ADULT BOOK CLUBS

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Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club

Homewood Senior Center Book Club

in the Boardroom at Homewood Library

at the Homewood Senior Center

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje Tue | Mar 12 | 6:30 p.m.

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant Tue | Mar 19 | 1 p.m.

Becoming by Michelle Obama Tue | Apr 9 | 6:30 p.m.

The Reader by Bernard Schlink Tue | Apr 16 | 1 p.m.

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Tue | May 14 | 6:30 p.m.

The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty Tue | May 21 | 1 p.m.

Bossypants Book Club

Better Than Therapy Book Club

at Jackson’s Bar & Bistro

in the Boardroom at Homewood Library

Proud by Ibtihaj Muhammad Mon | Mar 18 | 6:30 p.m.

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Wed | Mar 27 | 2 p.m.

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Mon | Apr 15 | 6:30 p.m.

Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan Wed | Apr 24 | 2 p.m.

Becoming by Michelle Obama Mon | May 20 | 6:30 p.m.

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout Wed | May 29 | 2 p.m.

Let's Dish! Recipe Club

Not Your Mama’s Book Club

Prepare a dish around the month's theme and bring it and the recipe to the meeting.

There’s no required reading for this topical, thought-provoking discussion group.

Cooking with Lemon Thu | Mar 7 | 6:30 p.m. | BR

Making Peace with Your Mom Tue | Mar 5 | 2 p.m. | BR

Puff Pastries Thu | Apr 4 | 6:30 p.m. | BR

Psychic & Medical Intuitive Julie Ryan Tue | Apr 2 | 2 p.m. | BR

Hotdog Dishes Thu | May 2 | 6:30 p.m. | BR

Life Between Lives Tue | May 7 | 2 p.m. | BR


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ADULTS

Tuesday, March 26

 Dixie’s Pet Loss Support Group 5:30-6:30 p.m. Rm 106  Call (205) 542 7111 to register.

Wednesday, March 27

Monday, March 4

iProduct Master Class 2:30-4 p.m. LA

Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat. Beginner Beekeeping Basics 1-2 p.m. RA  24/7 Entertainment: Kanopy & Hoopla 5:30-7 p.m.

Thursday, March 28

Tuesday, March 5 Tai Chi for Life 10-11 a.m. LA Wear comfortable clothing.

Wednesday, March 6 Niki Sepsas: Mighty Mississippi Roll Along! 1-2 p.m. RA  Read & Listen: Libby & Hoopla 1:30-3 p.m.

Thursday, March 7

UAB Neuroscience Cafe: The Effects of Sleep  Disorders on the Brain 6:30-8 p.m. RA

Saturday, March 30

 $ Jane Austen Regency Ball 7-9:30 p.m. LA � Tickets are $20. Costumes encouraged. Optional practice � � session 3:30-5 p.m. Call (205) 578-8280 � or email jasna.alabama@gmail.com to register.

Monday, April 1

 Employment Readiness Bootcamp 5-6:30 p.m. Lab

Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.  Read & Listen: Libby & Hoopla 5:30-7 p.m.

Alabama Bicentennial: The Rise & Fall of Atticus Finch  6:30-7:30 p.m. LA

Wednesday, April 3

Monday, March 11 Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.

Wednesday, March 13 First Step Wednesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad &  iPhone! 2:30-4 p.m. LA

 24/7 Entertainment: Kanopy & Hoopla 1:30-3 p.m. BR

Thursday, April 4

 Employment Readiness Bootcamp 5-6:30 p.m. Lab  Celebration Tea in Honor of the Baby  of Prince Harry & Meghan 6:30-7:30 p.m. LA

Monday, April 8

Thursday, March 14

Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.

How to Maximize Your Income with Your Social Security  Benefits 6:30-7:30 p.m. RA

Tuesday, April 9

Saturday, March 16

 $ AARP Smart Driver Course 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Rm 102  AARP members $15.00, non-members $20.00. To register,  call (205) 823-7067.

Tai Chi for Life 10-11 a.m. LA Wear comfortable clothing.

Wednesday, April 10 First Step Wednesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad &  iPhone! 2:30-4 p.m. LA

Container Gardening with Master Gardener Karen Mitchell  11 a.m.-12 p.m. Rm 110

Sunday, March 17

 A Celebration of Poetry: Reading Poetry for Pleasure  3-4 p.m. Rm 102

Monday, March 18 Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.  Read & Listen: Libby & Hoopla 5:30-7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 19 Tai Chi for Life 10-11 a.m. LA Wear comfortable clothing. The ABC’s of Medicare 12-1 p.m. & 6-7 p.m. Rm 116 Homewood Historic Preservation Forum with the Historic  Preservation Committee 6:30-7:30 p.m. Rm 102

Wednesday, March 20

 24/7 Entertainment: Kanopy & Hoopla 1:30-3 p.m.

Thursday, March 21

 Employment Readiness Bootcamp 5-6:30 p.m. Lab

Sunday, March 24

 FREE Adult English Classes  Gratis Inglés Clases

para Adultos Tuesdays, March 5 - April 23, from 6-8 p.m. RA To register, call (205) 326-1925 or email slyas@literacy-council.org. (Ages 18 & up)

Martes, del 5 de Marzo al 23 de Abril, de 6-8 p.m. RA Para registrarse, llamada (205) 326-1925 o email slyas@literacy-council.org. (Mayores de 18 años)

Ask the Informationist Drop-in Hour 3-4:30 p.m. Gallery

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED indicated with  All events subject to change, please review our Events Calendar online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org for up-to-date information or to register for an event. LOCATION ABBREVIATIONS: BR Boardroom, LA Large Auditorium, RA Round Auditorium, Rm 101 etc. are on the Lower Level

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Thursday, April 25

 $ Dolores Hydock Presents Taking Sides Friday, April 12 6:30-9 p.m. LA

Photo credit Hugh Hunter

Tickets are $30 for show and light hors d'oeuvres buffet. Purchase tickets online or in person March 11-April 10.

Friday, April 12

Bicentennial Event: Ruth Cook, Author of Guests Behind  the Barbed Wire 6:30-7:30 p.m. LA UAB Neuroscience Cafe: Breast Cancer Survivors  & Quality of Life 6:30-8 p.m. RA

Friday, April 26 Alabama Bicentennial: The Cultural Evolution  of Alabama 1-2 p.m. RA  $ Buzzed & Smashed Cocktail Class  6:30-8 p.m. LA Tickets are $12.50 & include beverages.Ticket  sales begin Mar 26.

Tuesday, April 30  Dixie’s Pet Loss Support Group  5:30-6:30 p.m. Rm 106 Call (205) 542-7111 to register.

Thursday, May 2

 $ Dolores Hydock Presents Taking Sides 6:30-9 p.m. LA   Tickets are $30 for buffet & show. Ticket sales begin March 11.

 Employment Readiness Bootcamp 5-6:30 p.m. Lab Book Signing with Psychic & Medical Intuitive Julie Ryan,  Author of Angelic Attendants 6:30-8 p.m. LA

Saturday, April 13

Monday, May 6

 Self-Defense for Women with Det. Juan Rodriquez  9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. LA Wear comfortable clothing.  $ AARP Smart Driver Course 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Rm 102  AARP members $15.00, non-members $20.00. To register,  call (205) 823-7067.

Sunday, April 14

 A Celebration of Poetry: Reading Poetry for Pleasure  3-4 p.m. Rm 102

Ask the Informationist Drop-in Hour 3-4:30 p.m. Gallery

Monday, April 15 Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.  24/7 Entertainment: Kanopy & Hoopla 5:30-7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16 The ABC’s of Medicare 12-1 p.m. & 6-7 p.m. Rm 116

Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.  Read, Watch, & Listen: Libby & Hoopla 5:30-7 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8 First Step Wednesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad  & iPhone! 2:30-4 p.m. LA

Saturday, May 11

 $ Bob Ross Painting for Adults 1-4 p.m. LA  Tickets are $15 and go on sale April 1. All supplies provided.

Sunday, May 12

 A Celebration of Poetry: Reading Poetry for Pleasure  3-4 p.m. Rm 102

Monday, May 13 Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.

Wednesday, April 17

 Read & Listen: Libby & Hoopla 1:30-3 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

Thursday, April 18

Read, Watch, & Listen: Libby & Hoopla 1:30-3 p.m.

 Employment Readiness Bootcamp 5-6:30 p.m. Lab Alabama Bicentennial: New Alabama Poetry 6:30-8 p.m. RA

Saturday, April 20 Homewood Historical Society Bicentennial Edition:  Birth of Alabama 10 a.m.-12 p.m. LA

Monday, April 22 Library Yoga 10-11 a.m. LA Bring your own mat.

$

Bob Ross

Painting for Adults Saturday, May 11 1-4 p.m. LA

Tuesday, April 23 Tai Chi for Life 10-11 a.m. LA Wear comfortable clothing. Niki Sepsas: The Dry Guillotine: Devil’s Island,  French Guiana 1-2 p.m. RA

Wednesday, April 24 iProduct Master Class 2:30-4 p.m. LA

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Thursday, May 16

 Employment Readiness Bootcamp 5-6:30 p.m. Lab Alabama Bicentennial: Talking About Tallulah Bankhead  6:30-8 p.m. LA

Sunday, May 19 Ask the Informationist Drop-in Hour 3-4:30 p.m. Gallery

Monday, May 20 Adult Online Summer Reading Sign Up Begins!

Tuesday, May 21 Tai Chi for Life 10-11 a.m. LA Wear comfortable clothing. The ABC’s of Medicare 12-1 p.m. & 6-7 p.m. RA

Wednesday, May 22 iProduct Master Class 2:30-4 p.m. LA

COMPUTER CLASSES

Thursday, May 23 UAB Neuroscience Cafe: Visual Neuroscience 6:30-8 p.m. RA

Tuesday, May 28 Tai Chi for Life 10-11 a.m.  Dixie’s Pet Loss Support Group 5:30-6:30 p.m. Rm 106  Call (205) 542-7111 to register.

Happy Anniversary!!

Classes are free, but online registration is required as seating is limited. Dates and times of each class, and class registration, may be found online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/computer-classes or call David Owens at (205) 332-6632.

Introduction to Word: Part I  Learn to create documents and use basic Word functions. (Beginning Computer Users)

Introduction to Computers  Learn the basics of operating a computer. (Beginning Computer Users)

Introduction to Internet  Learn to browse the Internet easily & safely. (Beginning Computer Users)

Rob 5 Years

Robbie 5 Years

Andrew 10 Years

Introduction to Excel: Part I  Learn to create spreadsheets and use basic Excel functions. (Beginning Computer Users)

Introduction to Word: Part II  This class dives deeper into creating Word documents and using Word features and tools.

Introduction to Excel: Part II  This class deals primarily with the creation of graphs and formula use.

Ashley 15 Years

Lonnie 15 Years

Introduction to Email  Learn how to create, send, and receive messages using webmail.

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED indicated with  All events subject to change, please review our Events Calendar online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org for up-to-date information or to register for an event. LOCATION ABBREVIATIONS: BR Boardroom, LA Large Auditorium, RA Round Auditorium, Rm 101 etc. are on the Lower Level

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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling Friday, April 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Library's Back Parking Lot

Secure Destruction’s shredding truck will be on site to destroy sensitive documents and files. (No metal or plastic.) Limit of two containers of documents per person. Protec Recycling will be on site to collect and recycle your old computers, household electronics, small appliances, and other items (they will only take flat-panel monitors and TVs).* Secure hard drive destruction on-site at $10 per hard drive. For more information contact Heather Cover at (205) 332-6621 or hcover@bham.lib.al.us. *See Protec Recycling’s full list of acceptable and non-acceptable items at http://www.protecrecycling.com/residential-electronic-recycling/.

This event is a cooperative program of the Homewood Library, the Homewood Chamber of Commerce, Secure Destruction, Protec Recycling, and the Kiwanis Club of Homewood-Mountain Brook.

A UNIVERSE OF STORIES

$5 Bag Sale Sunday, May 19, from 2-4:30 p.m. Friends Bookstore (Lower Level)

Fill a grocery bag with books, movies, and other itemsfor only $5 per bag! Bags provided. To donate books, or for more information, contact the Friends Bookstore on the Lower Level of the library at (205) 332-6651.

Summer Reading May 20-Aug 4 Join the Children’s, Teen, and Adult Summer Reading programs at homewoodpubliclibrary.org

You could win prizes for reading!

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