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New Rooms Available November 1

Monday, 27 June 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Story Gym: Dance Break!

Monday, 27 June 2016 - 9:30am
Summer storytime workout for children under four.
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Story Gym: Dance Break!

Monday, 27 June 2016 - 10:30am
Summer storytime workout for children under four.
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Monday at the Movies: Ghostbusters

Monday, 27 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Prepare to spend some quality "slime-time" with Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2, together for the first time in this exclusive DVD gift set. These spooktacularly successful fillms captured the imagination of audiences around the world and redefined the action-comedy genre in the process. This gift set includes the two films, each with an assortment of otherworldly extras, and a deluxe Collector's Scrapbook, loaded with production notes, character sketches, insider info and more. Because when it comes to supernaturally classic comedy, Who you gonna call?
PG | 107 minutes
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Monday at the Movies: Ghostbusters

Monday, 27 June 2016 - 6:30pm
Prepare to spend some quality "slime-time" with Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2, together for the first time in this exclusive DVD gift set. These spooktacularly successful fillms captured the imagination of audiences around the world and redefined the action-comedy genre in the process. This gift set includes the two films, each with an assortment of otherworldly extras, and a deluxe Collector's Scrapbook, loaded with production notes, character sketches, insider info and more. Because when it comes to supernaturally classic comedy, Who you gonna call?
PG | 107 minutes
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Discoveries in the Making

Monday, 27 June 2016 - 6:30pm
Presented by the UAB Graduate School, this month features “The Role of Neuropeptide Y in Anxiety and PTSD” and “Are Colleges Making Students Fat?: A Look Into What Students Think About the Environment.” Discoveries in the Making is an educational outreach program that seeks to share the newest research and exciting progress being made by UAB graduate students. 444-7840
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New Rooms Available November 1

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Basic Publisher (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 10:00am
This class introduces patrons to Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing application that helps create eye-catching newsletters, flyers, brochures, programs, and web sites.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and toolbars. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit publications will also be included.
The class is free of charge and designed for all library users
new to personal computing.
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Atlantic Coast Theatre

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 10:30am
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
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Atlantic Coast Theatre

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
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Happy Fun Karaoke Dance Party

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 6:30pm
Karaoke, Wii and Kinect Just Dance gaming with Japanese snacks. Register 6/13-6/27 Grade 7-12
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Atlantic Coast Theatre

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 6:30pm
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
Event Age Group: 

New Rooms Available November 1

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Wednesday Walk & Talk

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 8:30am
Every Wednesday in June and July, log some steps and chat about books, movies and more during an easy stroll around Howard Lake before the library opens. The walk begins and ends at the main library entrance. Call 444-7841 in case of inclement weather.
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Atlantic Coast Theatre

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 10:30am
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
Event Age Group: 

Atlantic Coast Theatre

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
Event Age Group: 

New Rooms Available November 1

Thursday, 30 June 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Basic Publisher (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 10:00am
This class introduces patrons to Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing application that helps create eye-catching newsletters, flyers, brochures, programs, and web sites.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and toolbars. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit publications will also be included.
The class is free of charge and designed for all library users
new to personal computing.
Event Age Group: 

Atlantic Coast Theatre

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 10:30am
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
Event Age Group: 

Atlantic Coast Theatre

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Presents the Tortoise and the Hare
Aesop's fable gets a fun updated twist in this musical with audience participation.
Event Age Group: 

Nerf Olympics

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 4:00pm
Can you earn a foam medal as we battle it out in Nerf competitions? Register 06/13-06/29. Grades 1-6
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Nerf Olympics

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 6:30pm
Can you earn a foam medal as we battle it out in Nerf competitions? Register 06/13-06/29. Grades 1-6
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New Rooms Available November 1

Friday, 1 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Friday Open Gaming

Friday, 1 July 2016 - 3:00pm
Hang out and play board, card and video games with friends. Snacks provided. Grade 7-12
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New Rooms Available November 1

Saturday, 2 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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New Rooms Available November 1

Sunday, 3 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: United States

Sunday, 3 July 2016 - 2:30pm
Coffee-ol-ogy Café presents FREE programs on food and coffee from around the world. We'll explore American cuisine in July. Complimentary samples provided.
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CLOSED - Independence Day

Monday, 4 July 2016 (All day)
CLOSED
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New Rooms Available November 1

Monday, 4 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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New Rooms Available November 1

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 10:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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Madcap Puppets

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 10:30am
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 11:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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Madcap Puppets

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 2:00pm
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
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Madcap Puppets

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 6:30pm
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
Event Age Group: 

New Rooms Available November 1

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Wednesday Walk & Talk

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 - 8:30am
Every Wednesday in June and July, log some steps and chat about books, movies and more during an easy stroll around Howard Lake before the library opens. The walk begins and ends at the main library entrance. Call 444-7841 in case of inclement weather.
Event Age Group: 

Madcap Puppets

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 - 10:30am
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
Event Age Group: 

Madcap Puppets

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 - 2:00pm
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
Event Age Group: 

New Rooms Available November 1

Thursday, 7 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 10:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: In the Unlikely Event

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss In the Unlikely Event by Judy Bloom
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Madcap Puppets

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 10:30am
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
Event Age Group: 

One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 11:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
Event Age Group: 

Madcap Puppets

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 2:00pm
Monsters of Baseball
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.
Event Age Group: 

New Rooms Available November 1

Friday, 8 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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New Rooms Available November 1

Saturday, 9 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 9 July 2016 - 1:00pm
Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with us.

FREE EVENT!
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One-on-One Tech Help

Saturday, 9 July 2016 - 2:00pm
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Saturday, 9 July 2016 - 3:00pm
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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