Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Calling All Poets, Writers, and Artists

This is your opportunity to express yourself. If you want to share your craft with others send your poems, short stories, or pictures of your artwork (photos, paintings, pottery, woodwork, etc.) to Participants should be between 12 and 18 and be enrolled in grades six through twelve in August 2008. Prizes will be awarded monthly for the best entries.

I can't wait to see who will be one of BPL’s Expressive Teens.


Monday, July 21, 2008


Teens at Five Points West learned the business of bees and beekeeping.


Bedazzled baseball caps were made by the teens of Five Points West.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Umdabu Dances Its Way into the Hearts of North Birmingham!

Monday, July 14, the North Birmingham Library enjoyed a late afternoon of South African history and dance. Always exciting, talented, and full of energy, Umdabu danced its way into our hearts and made us march to a different beat.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Brisinger / Inheritance Book III

Book CoverBrisingr
Book III in the Inheritance Cycle
by Christopher Paolini

September 20th 2008 is the release date for Brisingr. In the third book the battle continues against the Empires warriors on the Burning Plains. Eragon has sworn to help his cousin Roran save Katrina from the clutches of King Galbatorix. At the same time the Varden is threatened and Eragon must decide where his loyalties lie. His decision will take him beyond the Empire and to make choices that may lead him to make unimagined sacrifices.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

"Teens @ 2" Create Masterpieces at North Birmingham Library

"Tween/teens @ 2" enjoy metamorphosing old pairs of jeans into beautiful masterpieces.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Umdabu Dance Company Comes to North Birmingham

Please join us Monday, July 14 at 4:00 p.m. Come and enjoy an afternoon of traditional and contemporary South African history and dance. For more information contact the Youth Services Department at 205-226-4025.