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New Rooms Available November 1

Saturday, 30 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Saturday, 30 July 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Sunday, 31 July 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Sunday, 31 July 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Sunday, 31 July 2016 - 4:00pm
Eat cake and celebrate getting into Hogwarts.
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Monday, 1 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Monday, 1 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Online Interactive Services PC

Monday, 1 August 2016 - 9:30am
Patron Reservation
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Discoveries in the Making - Cystic Fibrosis: A New Approach

Monday, 1 August 2016 - 6:30pm
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. This month features Kathryn Oliver presenting "Cystic Fibrosis: A New Approach to Correcting the Basic Defect." Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that causes mucus buildup in the lungs, pancreas and intestines. As a result, patients with CF are unable to digest nutrients, leading to persistent lung infections and progressive difficulty breathing.
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Tuesday, 2 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 2 August 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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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 2 August 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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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Thursday, 4 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Thursday, 4 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: After I'm Gone

Thursday, 4 August 2016 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman

When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette “Bambi” Gottschalk at a Valentine’s Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative—if not all legal—businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi’s comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 4 August 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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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 4 August 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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Dave Crenshaw

Thursday, 4 August 2016 - 6:30pm
Drummer Dave Crenshaw has toured with international superstar R&B singer Maxwell and is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. He will lead a jazz combo for his performance here.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Test Proctoring (NonFiction)

Friday, 5 August 2016 (All day)
The Non-Fiction department will offer test Proctoring by appointment Friday afternoon from 12:30-4:30
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Friday, 5 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Friday, 5 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Saturday, 6 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Saturday, 6 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Sunday, 7 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Sunday, 7 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Monday, 8 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Monday, 8 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Batkid Begins

Monday, 8 August 2016 - 2:00pm
This incredible and touching true story of Miles Scott, a five year-old cancer patient whose wish to be Batman's sidekick for a day became one of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's most memorable moments (2015, PG, 87 minutes). Free admission and refreshments. 444-7840
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Helping Hands

Monday, 8 August 2016 - 3:00pm
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens. 444-7840
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Batkid Begins

Monday, 8 August 2016 - 6:30pm
This incredible and touching true story of Miles Scott, a five year-old cancer patient whose wish to be Batman's sidekick for a day became one of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's most memorable moments (2015, PG, 87 minutes). Free admission and refreshments. 444-7840
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Basic Excel (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to use the ribbon interface. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit spreadsheets.

The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft Excel.
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Daytime Nonfiction Book Group

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 10:30am
The President's Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbs. 444-7840
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Thursday, 11 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Thursday, 11 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: In the Unlikely Event

Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume.

SYNOPSIS: In The Unlikely Event takes place in the early 1950s when the United States is dealing with the Korean War along with changing social mores. Miri Ammerman is the daughter of a single mother whose father left before she was born. Miri learns to negotiate a difficult adolescence with her loving family as they, and everyone in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, deal with the unexpected and unexplained rash of airplane crashes literally in their backyards.

FREE EVENT
ADULT PROGRAMMING ROOM
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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and toolbars.
The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to use the ribbon interface. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit spreadsheets.
The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft Excel.
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Test Proctoring (NonFiction)

Friday, 12 August 2016 (All day)
The Non-Fiction department will offer test Proctoring by appointment Friday afternoon from 12:30-4:30
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Friday, 12 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Friday, 12 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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All Day Color & Chill

Friday, 12 August 2016 - 9:00am
Coloring books aren’t just for kids! Bring your friends, choose a picture page and let the colors flow as you chat and unwind. Adults and teens. FREE. 444-7840
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Saturday, 13 August 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Saturday, 13 August 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 13 August 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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