Homewood Library Fall Events 2022

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Register at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 Teen Eats: Sushi Class Wed, Sep 7, from 4-5 p.m. Class is taught by Kelly Viall from Birmingham Sushi Class. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen CinePhone Film Contest September 1 - 30 Teen filmmakers can submit a short film no more than three minutes in length and the film must be shot using a mobile phone. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Theatre Thursdays Thu, Sep 1 & 15, from 4-5 p.m. Learn about the performing arts with the assistance of Red Mountain Theatre. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. GirlSpring: Empowerment for Girls Thu, Sep 1 & 15, from 5-6 p.m. Join GirlSpring meetings to learn about meaningful topics, make like-minded friends, and become empowered. Open to 7th-11th graders. Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Thu, Sep 1, from 6-7 p.m. This volunteer group of teens are dedicated to serving the Library. Open to 6th-12th graders. Applications can be found at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/ tab-application. Magic: The Gathering for Teens Tue, Sep 6 & 20, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. We will have decks, but you are welcome to bring your own. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Homeschoolers: Skin & Skulls Wed, Sep 7, from 1-2 p.m. This hands-on program allows youth to explore the skins and skulls of native Alabama mammals. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Coffee & Canvas Thu, Sep 8, from 4-6 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of painting and sipping iced coffee. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Game On! Teen Board Game Club Thu, Sep 15, from 4-5:30 p.m Enjoy an afternoon of board games. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons: Starfinder Thu, Sep 8, from 6-8 p.m. Play this D&D variation and explore the science/fantasy universe. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required.

ACT Prep Day Sat, Sep 17, from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25, which must be paid at the time of registration and includes a pizza lunch. No refunds or transfers will be issued for cancellations. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required.

Yoga for Teens Fri, Sep 9 & 23, from 4-5 p.m. Bring your own yoga mat and join Shonda of Gracious Beginnings for relaxation. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Animal Allies: Skin & Skulls Wed, Sep 21, from 4-5 p.m This hands-on program allows youth to explore the skins and skulls of native Alabama mammals. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Sign Language Class for Teens Sat, Sep 10 & 24, from 2-3 p.m. Basic signs, deaf culture, and phrases will be covered. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Online ACT Practice Test with Princeton Review Sat, Sep 24, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Try a full-length FREE practice ACT test online today. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Sun, Sep 11 & 25, from 3-5 p.m. Love D&D? Play the classic tabletop RPG with other teens. Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Graphic Novel Club Mon, Sep 12, from 4-5 p.m. Join us as we talk about our favorite stories. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Homeschoolers: Stop Motion Animation Camp Tue-Thu, Sep 13-15, from 1-3 p.m. Join us for a three-day event and use LEGO and laptops to create worlds. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Anime Club Mon, Sep 26, from 4-5 p.m Watch anime! Discuss manga! Eat yummy snacks! Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Homeschoolers: Coffee & Canvas Tue, Sep 27, from 1-3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of painting and sipping coffee. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Stop Motion Animation Camp Tue-Thu, Sep 27-29, from 4-6 p.m. Join us for a three-day event and use LEGO and laptops to create worlds. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Library Hours: Monday,10Tuesday, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. Events - 6 p.m. Friends Bookstore Hours: Monday-Saturday a.m. - 4 Thursday p.m. Teen Teen Events Sunday 2-6 p.m. Page 7 Page 7


Register at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 GirlSpring: Empowerment for Girls Thu, Oct 6 & 20, from 5-6 p.m. Join GirlSpring meetings to learn about meaningful topics, make like-minded friends, and become empowered. Each month we will work on a different project. Open to 7th-11th graders.

Snapshots: An Online Teen Photography Contest October 1 - 31 Teens can submit digital copies of two original photographs at homewoodpub liclibrary.org/snapshots. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Sign Language Class for Teens Sat, Oct 1 & 29, from 2-3 p.m. Basic signs, deaf culture, and phrases will be covered. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Online ACT Practice Test with Princeton Review Sat, Oct 1 & 15, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Try a full-length FREE practice ACT test online today. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Magic: The Gathering for Teens Tue, Oct 4 & 18, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. We will have decks, but you are welcome to bring your own. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Eats: Mug Meals Wed, Oct 5, from 4-5 p.m. Learn how to prepare and cook simple mug meals and desserts with a microwave. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Theatre Thursdays Thu, Oct 6 & 20, from 4-5 p.m. Learn about the performing arts with the assistance of Red Mountain Theatre. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Thu, Oct 6, from 6-7 p.m. This volunteer group of teens are dedicated to serving the Library. Open to 6th-12th graders. Applications can be found at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/ tab-application. Yoga for Teens Fri, Oct 7 & 21, from 4-5 p.m. Bring your own yoga mat and join Shonda of Gracious Beginnings for relaxation. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Graphic Novel Club Mon, Oct 10, from 4-5 p.m. Love graphic novels and comics? Join us as we talk about our favorite stories. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Homeschoolers: Mug Meals Tue, Oct 11, from 1-2 p.m. Learn how to prepare and cook simple mug meals and desserts with a microwave. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Game On! Teen Board Game Club Tue, Oct 11, from 4-5:30 p.m Enjoy an afternoon of board games. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen CinePhone Film Festival Thu, Oct 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. Come celebrate our budding teen filmmakers and winners from the Teen CinePhone Film contest with a showing of their cell phone films. All ages are welcome. Registration is required.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Sun, Oct 16 & 30, from 3-5 p.m. Love D&D? Play the classic tabletop RPG with other teens. Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Homeschoolers: Spooky Science Wed, Oct 19, from 1-2 p.m Brace yourself as we explore the spooky side of science…if you dare. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Dungeons & Dragons: Starfinder Thu, Oct 20, from 6-8 p.m. Play this D&D variation and explore the science/fantasy universe. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Anime Club Mon, Oct 24, from 4-5 p.m Watch anime! Discuss manga! Eat yummy snacks! Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Teen S.T.E.A.M.: Spooky Science Wed, Oct 26, from 4-5 p.m Brace yourself as we explore the spooky side of science…if you dare. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required. Teen Murder Mystery: Homicide at the Harrison House Thu, Oct 27, from 6-7:30 p.m Closer to the event, you will be assigned a character, so please only register if you are sure you can attend. Costumes and props are encouraged! Pizza will be served. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Library Hours: Monday,10Tuesday, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. Events - 6 p.m. Friends Bookstore Hours: Monday-Saturday a.m. - 4 Thursday p.m. Teen Teen Events Sunday 2-6 p.m. Page 8 Page 8


Register at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 Book It! Teen Bookmark Design Contest November 1-30 Teens can create and submit up to three bookmark designs. Designs must be 2.5x7 inches with a front and back design. Formats should be .jpg or .png files. Submit your designs at homewoodpubli clibrary.org/bookmark. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons: Starfinder Thu, Nov 10, from 6-8 p.m. Play this D&D variation and explore the science/fantasy universe. Open to 6th12th graders. Registration is required. Sign Language Class for Teens Sat, Nov 5 & 19, from 2-3 p.m. Basic signs, deaf culture, and phrases will be covered. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Homeschoolers: Coffee & Canvas Tue, Nov 15, from 1-2 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of painting and sipping iced coffee. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Online ACT Practice Test with Princeton Review Sat, Nov 5 & 19, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Try a full-length FREE practice ACT test online today. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Eats: DIY S’mores Bar Wed, Nov 16, from 4-5 p.m. We have a DIY s’more bar loaded with endless options for making the ultimate s’more. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Magic: The Gathering for Teens Tue, Nov 1 & 15, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. We will have decks, but you are welcome to bring your own. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Sun, Nov 6 & 13, from 3-5 p.m. Love D&D? Play the classic tabletop RPG with other teens. Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Theatre Thursdays Thu, Nov 3 & 17, from 4-5 p.m. Learn about the performing arts with the assistance of Red Mountain Theatre. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Graphic Novel Club Mon, Nov 7, from 4-5 p.m. Love graphic novels and comics? Join us as we talk about our favorite stories. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Yoga for Teens Fri, Nov 18, from 4-5 p.m. Bring your own yoga mat and join Shonda of Gracious Beginnings for relaxation. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

GirlSpring: Empowerment for Girls Thu, Nov 3 & 17, from 5-6 p.m. Join GirlSpring meetings to learn about meaningful topics, make like-minded friends, and become empowered. Open to 7th-11th graders.

Dumebledore’s Army Wed, Nov 9, from 4-5 p.m. Flex your magical skills as you create charms, brew potions, or perform transfigurations using science. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Thu, Nov 3, from 6-7 p.m. This volunteer group of teens are dedicated to serving the Library. Open to 6th-12th graders. Applications can be found at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/ tab-application.

Teen Homeschoolers: DIY S’mores Bar Wed, Nov 9, from 1-2p.m. We have a DIY s’more bar loaded with endless options. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Homeschoolers Dumebledore’s Army Tue, Nov 1, from 1-2 p.m. Flex your magical skills as you create charms, brew potions, or perform transfigurations using science. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Anime Club Mon, Nov 28, from 4-5 p.m Watch anime! Discuss manga! Eat yummy snacks! Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required. Game On! Teen Board Game Club Tue, Nov 29, from 4-5:30 p.m Enjoy an afternoon of board games. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Teen Coffee & Canvas Thu, Nov 10, from 4-6 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of painting and sipping iced coffee. Open to 6th-12th graders. Registration is required.

Library Hours: Monday,10Tuesday, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. Events - 6 p.m. Friends Bookstore Hours: Monday-Saturday a.m. - 4 Thursday p.m. Teen Teen Events Sunday 2-6 p.m. Page 9 Page 9


Register at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 Ellenburg Art Gallery Sep 1-30 Exceptional Foundation Come by and explore artwork made by our friends at the Exceptional Foundation.

Painting Large with September Reed Thu, Sep 15, from 6:30-8 p.m. Paint your own masterpiece on an 11X14 canvas. Registration is required.

Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Advanced Players Thu, Sep 1 & 15, from 6-8 p.m. Bring your 5th level character and play with other D&D fans. Registration is required.

Adult Coffee & Crafts Resin Crafts Sat, Sep 10, from 2-4 p.m. Bring your ideas and your creative spirit, and we will provide everything else. Registration is required.

Not Your Mama’s Book Club: Flower Essences with Jessica Carmon Tue, Sep 6, from 2-3:30 p.m. There is no book reading required for this discussion group. ReSourced Apothecary will guide the group in flower essences.

Virtual Library Yoga with Jackie Tally Mon, Sept 12, 19 & 26, from 2-3 p.m Join us on Zoom for a gentle workout of 15 minutes in the chair, 15 minutes standing with chair, and 15 minutes on the mat. Registration is required.

Niki Sepsas Presents: People of the North Country Wed, Sep 7, from 2-3 p.m. Get a glimpse of Alaska’s Indigenous people, from the Inuits of the Arctic and the Aleuts of the Aleutian Islands.

Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Beginners Mon, Sep 12 & 26, from 6-8 p.m. This session is designed for adults who are just learning how to play D&D. Registration is required.

Read It & Eat Book Club: Cultish Wed, Sep 7, from 6:30-8 p.m. Join us at Homewood’s Urban Cookhouse to discuss Amanda Montell’s book that analyzes cult influence. The Social Justice Film Club: Resist Thu, Sep 8, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. If you want to see how grassroots activism really works, this film is a firsthand account. Registration is required.

Educator Book Club: Stuntman Mon, Sep 19, from 4-5 p.m. This is a book club for educators. This month we are discussing a juvenile book by Jason Reynolds. The ABC’s of Medicare Tue, Sep 20, from 12-1 p.m. Karen Haiflich will answer your questions about how benefits are currently computed, how to become insured, and how to file a claim.

FREE Adult English Classes Tue, Sep 13, 20 & 27, from 6-8 p.m Register by contacting Stephanie at slyas@literacy-council.org.

Sushi Making Class for Adults Thu, Sep 22, from 6-8 p.m. Learn how to make your own sushi rolls at home with Kelly Viall from Birmingham Sushi Class. Registration is required.

Oxmoor Page Turners Club Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Tue, Sep 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. Join us as we explore this complex narrative of loyalty and loss by Michelle Zauner.

Dixie’s Pet Loss Support Group Tue, Sep 27, from 6-7 p.m. This is a place where you can meet others who understand loss. For reservations, contact Randy Hicks, Greater Birmingham Humane Society, (205) 542-7111.

Niki Sepsas Presents: Quebec - Heart of New France Wed, Sep 14, from 2-3 p.m. Learn more about the most European city in North America.

Better Than Therapy Book Club Oh, William! Wed, Sep 28, from 1-2 p.m. Join us as we discuss Pulitzer Prize winner, Elizabeth Strout’s latest book which explores the mysteries of marriage.

Senior Center Book Club Monogamy Thu, Sep 15, from 1-2 p.m. Sue Miller’s insightful novel is both engrossing and haunting. Registration is required.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive Fri, Sep 16, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. To sign up for an hour time slot to donate, donors can call 1-800-733-2767, or go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: HWDLibrary.

Library Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 2-6 p.m.


Register at homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 AARP Smart Driver Course with Joe Ross Sat, Oct 1, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. AARP members attend for $20 and non-members $25. Bring a brown bag lunch for this workshop. Register by calling Joe Ross (205) 823-7067.

Read It & Eat Book Club: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires Wed,Oct 5, from 6:30-8 p.m. Join us at Homewood’s Urban Cookhouse to discuss Grady Hendrix’s book that lands as a vampire story concreted in vileness and Southern charm.

Miniature Painting with September Reed Sat, Oct 1, from 1-3 p.m. Paint your own masterpiece on a mini-canvas and easel. Registration is required.

Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Advanced Players Thu, Oct 6 & 20, from 6-8 p.m. Bring your 5th level character and play with other D&D fans. Registration is required.

Ellenburg Art Gallery Oct 3-28 Passages of Light by Melanie Magee Melanie Magee creates gorgeous oil paintings that capture light and shadows.

So You Want to Visit Europe? Thu,Oct 6, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Come explore travel ideas including where to visit and different ways to travel with Lisa Cross, Travel Consultant with FTM Travel.

Virtual Library Yoga with Jackie Tally Mon, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 from 2-3 p.m. Join us on Zoom for a gentle workout of 15 minutes in the chair, 15 minutes standing with chair, and 15 minutes on the mat. Registration is required. Not Your Mama’s Book Club: Nature Immersion for Optimal Health & Well-being with Jasper Elliott Wolfe Tue, Oct 4, from 2-3:30 p.m. There is no book reading required for this discussion group. Jasper is an Ecotherapy guide who owns Conscious Body Healing Arts Center.

Adult Coffee & Crafts: Herbal Witches Brooms Sat, Oct 8, from 2-4 p.m. Bring your ideas and your creative spirit, and we will provide everything else. Registration is required. Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Beginners Mon, Oct 10 & 24, from 6-8 p.m. This session is designed for adults who are just learning how to play D&D. Registration is required.

FREE Adult English Classes Tue, Oct 4, 11, 18 & 25, from 6-8 p.m Register by contacting Stephanie at slyas@literacy-council.org.

Oxmoor Page Turners Club The Christie Affair Tue, Oct 11, from 6:30-8 p.m. Explore Nina de Gramont’s reimagining of Agatha Christie’s famous 11-day disappearance, adding a murder mystery worthy of the dame herself.

Author Vera Gates Presents 100 Things to Do In Birmingham Before You Die Wed, Oct 5, from 1-2 p.m. Great food, sports, entertainment and nature make Birmimngham a great place to find 100 things to do. Books will be available for purchase.

The Social Justice Book Club One Thousand Splendid Suns Thu, Oct 13, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This story is set against the volatile events of Afghanistan’s last thirty years from the Soviet invasion to post-Taliban rebuilding. Registration is required.

Friends Bookstore Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Educator Book Club: Fat Chance, Charlie Vega Mon, Oct 17, from 4-5 p.m. This is a book club for educators. This month we are discussing a middle grade book by Crystal Maldonado. The ABC’s of Medicare Tue, Oct 18, from 12-1 p.m. Karen Haiflich will answer your questions about how benefits are currently computed, how to become insured, and how to file a claim. Senior Center Book Club The Personal Librarian Thu, Oct 20, from 1-2 p.m. Join us at the Homewood Senior Center to explore this New York Times bestselling book by Marie Benedict and Victoria Chritopher Murray. Micah House, Author of The Blanchard Witch Series Thu, Oct 20, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join us as we welcome Micah House, local author of The Blanchard Witches book series, for a book talk and book signing. Mystery Theatre: Death & Taxes Fri, Oct 21, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 22, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. In the town of Hendricks, they’re looking for a murderer. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance starting Sep19. Dixie’s Pet Loss Support Group Tue, Oct 25, from 6-7 p.m. This is a place where you can meet others who understand loss. For reservations, contact Randy Hicks, Greater Birmingham Humane Society, (205) 542-7111. Better Than Therapy Book Club The Invisible Life of Addie Larue Wed, Oct 26, from 2-3:30 p.m. Join us as we explore V. E. Schwab’s incredible book that plays out across centuries and continents, history and art.

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For more information visit homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 Ellenburg Art Gallery Nov 1-30 Bare Hands Gallery Enjoy mixed media pieces from the Día de los Muertos festival. Not Your Mama’s Book Club The ABCs of Feng Shui Tue, Nov 1, from 2-3:30 p.m. There is no book reading required for this discussion group. Katie Rogers, certified Feng Shui consultant, will educate us on the basics of Feng Shui. FREE Adult English Classes Tue, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, from 6-8 p.m Register by contacting Stephanie at slyas@literacy-council.org. Read It & Eat Book Club: Under the Whispering Door Wed, Nov 2, from 6:30-8 p.m. Join us at Homewood’s Urban Cookhouse to discuss TJ Klune’s story about a life spent at the office and a death spent building a home. Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Advanced Players Thu, Nov 3 & 17, from 6-8 p.m. Bring your 5th level character and play with other D&D fans. Registration is required. Dolores Hydock Presents Solider in Greasepaint: USO Camp Show Entertainers of WWII Thu, Nov 3, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Join Dolores Hydock for a wonderful FREE program in honor of Veterans Day. Registration is required.

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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling Fri, Nov 4, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Get up to two bags or boxes of documents shredded. Recycle old electronics. Secure hard drive destruction on-site for $10, cell phones for $5, flat-panel TVs for $20. AARP Smart Driver Course with Joe Ross Sat, Nov 5, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. AARP members attend for $20 and non-members $25. Bring a brown bag lunch for this workshop. Register by calling Joe Ross (205) 823-7067. Virtual Library Yoga with Jackie Tally Mon, Nov 7, 14, 21 & 28, from 2-3 p.m. Join us on Zoom for a gentle workout of 15 minutes in the chair, 15 minutes standing with chair, and 15 minutes on the mat. Registration is required. Oxmoor Page Turners Club: Assembly Tue, Nov 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. Join us to discuss Natasha Brown’s book about a Black British woman thinking about the choices she’s made. Niki Sepsas Presents Lest We Forget A History of the Veterans Day Celebration in the U.S. Wed, Nov 9, from 2-3 p.m. This tribute to American military veterans is the story of how to 11th of November came to be the day we honor the armed forces.

Educator Book Club: Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea Mon, Nov 14, from 4-5 p.m. This is a book club for educators. This month we are discussing a middle grade book by Ashley Herring Blake. Adult Coffee & Crafts: Planners Sat, Nov 12, from 2-4 p.m. Bring your ideas and your creative spirit, and we will provide everything else. Registration is required. Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Beginners Mon, Nov 14 & 28, from 6-8 p.m. This session is designed for adults who are just learning how to play D&D. Registration is required. The ABC’s of Medicare Tue, Nov 15, from 12-1 p.m. Karen Haiflich will answer your questions about how benefits are currently computed, how to become insured, and how to file a claim. Senior Center Book Club: The Christie Affair Thu, Nov 17, from 1-2:30 p.m. A blend of fact and fiction, The Christie Affair is a wonderfully clever take on Agatha Christie’s mysterious real-life disappearance in 1926.

Painting Large with September Reed Thu, Nov 10, from 6:30-8 p.m. Paint your own masterpiece on an 11X14 canvas. Registration is required.

Dixie’s Pet Loss Support Group Tue, Nov 29, from 6-7 p.m. This is a place where you can meet others who understand loss. For reservations, contact Randy Hicks, Greater Birmingham Humane Society, (205) 542-7111.

The Social Justice Book & Film Club Topic: The Reversal of Roe vs. Wade Thu, Nov 10, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join us as we explore what it means to us and our country after the reversal of this ruling. Registration is required.

Better Than Therapy Book Club The Book of Lost Friends Wed, Nov 30, from 2-3:30 p.m. From the bestselling author, Lisa Wingate comes a dramatic historical novel of three women searching for family.

Library Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 2-6 p.m.


For more information visit homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events or call 205-332-6600 Introduction to Powerpoint 2016 Part 2 Thu, Sep 15, from 6:30-8 p.m. Wed, Sep 28, from 2:30-4 p.m. This class focuses on learning how to enhance your presentations. Registration is required.

Canva Wed, Sep 7, from 2:30-4 p.m. Thu, Sep 22, from 6:30-8 p.m. Learn how to use Canva to create graphics for flyers, social media, and more. Registration is required. Virtual First Step Tech: Get the Most Out of your iPad and iPhone Thu, Sep 8, from 4-5:30 p.m. Thu, Oct 13, from 4-5:30 p.m. Thu, Nov 10, from 4-5:30 p.m. This workshop is geared towards casual users. Join trainers on Zoom to answer your questions about using your device. Registration is required.

Virtual iProduct Master class Thu, Sep 22, from 4-5:30 p.m. Thu, Oct 27, from 4-5:30 p.m. Thu, Nov 17, from 4-5:30 p.m. Join us on Zoom as certified trainers take a deep dive into the settings of your iOS devices. Registration is required. Introduction to Excel 2016 - Part 1 Wed, Oct 5, from 2:30-4 p.m. Thu, Oct 6, from 6:30-8 p.m. Learn to create spreadsheets and use basic Excel functions. Registration is required.

Introduction to Powerpoint 2016 Part 1 Thu, Sep 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. Wed, Sep 21, from 2:30-4 p.m. Learn to create presentations using basic PowerPoint functions. Registration is required. Coding Basics Mon, Sep 12, from 6:30-8 p.m. Mon, Sep 26, from 6:30-8 p.m. This program is designed by and for those with no educational background in computer programming. Registration is required. iPad for Beginners Wed, Sep 14, from 2:30-4 p.m. Wed, Oct 19, from 2:30-4 p.m. Learn the basics of how to use your iPad. Registration is required.

Friends Bookstore Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Introduction to Excel 2016 - Part 2 Wed, Oct 12, from 2:30-4 p.m. Thu, Oct 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. This class deals primarily with the creation of graphs and formula use. Registration is required. Introduction to Computers Thu, Oct 20, from 6:30-8 p.m. Learn the basics of operating a computer. (Beginning Computer Users) Registration is required. Windows 11 Wed, Nov 9, from 2:30-4 p.m. Thu, Nov 10, from 6:30-8 p.m. Learn how to use the Windows 11 operating system. Registration is required. Introduction to Email Wed, Nov 16, from 2:30-4 p.m. Thu, Nov 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. Learn how to create, send and receive messages using webmail. Registration is required. Introduction to Word 2016 – Part 1 & 2 Wed, Nov 30, 2:30 - 4 p.m. Learn to create documents and use common Word features. Registration is required.

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For more information visit homewoodpubliclibrary.org or call 205-332-6600 Halloween Film Classics & Brown Bag Lunch – Frankenstein Fri, Oct 7, from 12-2 p.m. A scientist uses corpses to create a monster, who later incurs the wrath of the local villagers when he impulsively kills a little girl. Bring your lunch and join us. Staff Movie Picks – The Lobster Wed, Oct 12, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Follow David as he has 45 days to find a new love or turn into a lobster. This movie is rated R.

Banned Books to Movies The Color Purple Fri, Sep 2, from 12-2 p.m. This richly-textured, powerful film is based on a Pulitzer Prize winning book by Alice Walker. Banned Books to Movies Of Mice & Men Fri, Sep 9, from 12-2 p.m. Gary Sinise directs and stars in this wonderflly acted version of John Steinbeck’s classic book.

Halloween Film Classics & Brown Bag Lunch – The Birds Fri, Oct 14, from 12-2 p.m. Director Alfred Hitchcock’s apocalyptic, allegorical thriller centers on an avian assult on a California coastal town. Bring your lunch and join us. Halloween Film Classics & Brown Bag Lunch – The House of Wax Fri, Oct 28, from 12-2 p.m. After his partner burns down their wax museum to collect the insurance money, a professor who was injured in the fire opens his own. Bring your lunch and join us.

Staff Movie Picks – Crazy Rich Asians Wed, Sep 14, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Based on Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel, this movie follows New Yorker Rachel Chu as she accompanies her boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding. This movie is rated PG-13.

Staff Movie Picks Wed, Nov 9, from 3:30-5 p.m. Get to know nerdy Napoleon a nerdy high school student and his awkward friends and family. This movie is rated PG.

Banned Books to Movies From Here to Eternity Fri, Sep 23, from 12-2 p.m. In this landmark film based on James Jones’s novel, passion and tragedy collide on a military base in December 1941.

Thanksgiving Brown Bag & Film What’s Cooking (2000) Fri, Nov 18, from 12-2 p.m. Bring your own lunch and join us for a heartwarming Thanksgiving film about four ethnically diverse families who gather for a traditional meal.

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