Calendar Events

OCTOBER 2019

BALDWIN

October 4 – October 21 – MAGNOLIA SPRINGS
Wade Hall Traveling Postcard Tourism Exhibit at Magnolia Springs Public Library. Grant to Troy University Libraries. Click here for more information.

CLARKE

October 28 – THOMASVILLE
Teaching with Stories: Holocaust Education Series Workshop.  8:00am – 3:00pm.  Coastal Alabama Community College/Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum, 30755 US Hwy 43, Thomasville, AL 36784.  Grant to the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center.  For more, call 205.795.4176.

COLBERT

Throughout October – TUSCUMBIA
Spruce Pine Pottery exhibit at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art. Grant to the Tennessee Valley Art Association. For more, contact Mary Settle Cooney / 256.383.0533.

ELMORE

October 7 – 25 – WETUMPKA
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Elmore County Museum, 112 South Main Street, Wetumpka, AL 36092.  For more, contact Sharon Fox / 334.233.9771.

October 1 and 8 – MILLBROOK
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Animal Tales” at Coosada Elementary, 5260 Airport Rd, Millbrook, AL 36054.  5:30pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 1 and 8 – WETUMPKA
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Favorites” at Wetumpka Elementary School, 510 Micanopy St, Wetumpka, AL 36092. 5:30pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

ESCAMBIA

Through October 31 – BREWTON
Wade Hall Traveling Postcard Buildings Exhibit at the Thomas E. McMillan Museum. Grant to Troy University Libraries. Click here for more information.

ETOWAH

October 4 – 25 – GADSDEN
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Gadsden Museum of Art, 515 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901.  For more, contact Ray Wetzel / 256.613.5330.

JEFFERSON

October 1 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Animal Tales” at Birmingham Public Library Five Points West Regional Branch, 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL 35208. 6:00pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3992.

October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 – BIRMINGHAM
Literature and Health Care – Woman 2 Woman.  Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America.  4:30pm.  Birmingham Aids Outreach, 205 32nd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233.  For more, contact Melanie Bouyer / 205.558.3999.

October 2 – October 30– BIRMINGHAM
Book+Film Club series at Desert Island Supply Company. Grant to Alabama Moving Image Association. Click here for more information.

October 3 and 10 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “A More Perfect Union” at Birmingham Public Library Inglenook Branch, 4100 40th Terrace N, Birmingham, AL 35217.  6:00pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Favorites” at Avondale Elementary School, 4000 8th Ct S, Birmingham, AL 35222.  5:00pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 10, 17, 24 and 31 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Favorites” at Y Woodlawn Family Resource Center, 100 59th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35212.  5:30pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 14, 21 and 28 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Onward & Upward” at Birmingham Public Library Five Points West Branch, 4812 Avenue W., Birmingham, AL 35208.  6:00pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 29 – BESSEMER
Road Scholar presentation – Footprint on the Sky: Voices from Chandler Mountain – by Dolores Hydock.  10:30am.  Bessemer Public Library, 400 19th Street North, Bessemer, AL 35020.  For more, contact Deidre Sims / 205.428.7882.

LAUDERDALE

October 6 – FLORENCE
Road Scholar presentation – It’s the Little Things: Five Small Objects that Connect Our World with the Dutch Golden Age – by Dolores Hydock.  1:30pm.  Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts.  217 East Tuscaloosa Street, Florence, AL 35630.  For more, contact Christi Britten / 256.760.6381.

October 7 and 14 – FLORENCE
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Favorites” at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N Wood Ave, Florence, AL 35630. 5:30pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 21 – FLORENCE
Teaching with Stories: Holocaust Education Series Workshop.  8:00am – 3:00pm. University of North Alabama, East Campus, 1640 Tune Avenue, Florence, AL  35630. Grant to the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center. For more, call 205.795.4176.

LEE

October 3, 10 and 17 – AUBURN
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Favorites” at Boykin Community Center, 400 Boykin St # A, Auburn, AL 36832.  5:30pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

October 17 – AUBURN
Value Voice Kick-Off Workshop: Developing Student Voice in Writing with Deliberation.  8:00am – 12:00pm. Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Auburn University. Pebble Hill, 101 Debardeleben Street, Auburn University, Alabama 36849-5637.  For more, contact Melanie Bouyer / 205.558.3999.

LIMESTONE

October 1, 8, 15 and 22 – ATHENS
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Favorites” at The Athens Limestone Public Library, 603 S Jefferson St, Athens, AL 35611.  5:30pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

MADISON

Through October 13 – HUNTSVILLE
Woodstock Vision: 50th Anniversary of Peace and Harmony exhibition at the Huntsville Museum of Art. Grant to the Huntsville Museum of Art.

MONTGOMERY

October 2, 16, and 30 – MONTGOMERY
What My Eyes Saw, What My Heart Remembered: The Alabama Veteran’s Experience Reading Group—Season Two 2019.  11:30am – 1:30pm.  Alabama Public Library Service, Chattahoochee Meeting Room, 6030 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117. For more, contact Melanie Bouyer / 205.558.3999.

October 15 – MONTGOMERY
Real Talk Community Forum at the Rosa Parks Museum. 6:00pm. Grant to Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

October 17 – MONTGOMERY
“Food for Thought” lecture series w/ Alex Colvin Old Traditions in a New State: Creek Families in Alabama— at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Grant to the Friends of the Alabama Archives. For more information, contact Georgia Ann Hudson /334.353.3312.

October 4 – 14 – MONTGOMERY
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Alabama National Fair, Garrett Coliseum, 1555 Federal Drive, Montgomery, AL 36107.  For more, contact Laura Anderson / 205.558.3992.

SUMTER

Through October 18 – LIVINGSTON
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Black Belt Museum, 126 Franklin Street, Livingston, AL 35470.  For more information, contact James Lamb / 205.382.3185.

TUSCALOOSA

October 21 and 28 – TUSCALOOSA
PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME, “Onward & Upward” at Tuscaloosa Public Library Weaver-Bolden Branch, 2522 Lanier Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL  35401.  6:00pm.  For more, contact Jerald Crook / 205.558.3996.

Through October 24 – TUSCALOOSA
Alabama Justice: The Cases and Faces that Changed a Nation traveling exhibit at the Tuscaloosa Public Library. Grant to Auburn University Department of Political Science. Click here for more information.

WALKER

October 8 – 25 – JASPER
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Bankhead Heritage House and Museum, 800 7th Street West, Jasper, AL 35501.  For more, contact Mimi Hudson / 205.302.0001.

WASHINGTON

October 28 – December 3 – CHATOM
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Washington County Public Library, 14102 St. Stephens Avenue, Chatom, AL 36518.  For more, contact Jessica Ross / 251.490.2947.

ONGOING

MONTGOMERY

Through 2019 – MONTGOMERY
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit. Alabama Public Television (APTV), 1255 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL  36107. For more information, contact Mary Davis / 334.694.5875.

Through 2019 – MONTGOMERY
2019 Food for Thought Series. Grant to Alabama Department of Archives and History. For more, contact Georgia Ann Hudson / 334.353.3312.