Teens! Fun Programs in June! We have SOMETHING for everyone!

Teen Movie Madness & Pizza Party
Wednesday, June 5, at 2 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

Let’s kick-off Summer Reading with a great new release movie that ties in to a popular teen read. Rated PG. Reservations required (so we can have enough pizza to spare). Contact Leslie West at 205-332-6620 or lwest@bham.lib.al.us to make your reservation or for more information.

Street Magic Workshop with Tommy Johns
Tuesday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

This street magic workshop will give you the supplies and instructions to perform half a dozen magic tricks and will teach you about this ancient art. You will see a brief magic show, learn how to perform simple and amazing magic tricks, with cards and coins (including MIND READING!), be introduced to some of the history and major figures of magic, and be shown ways that the library can help you find out more about this fun and rewarding hobby. Limited space. Reservations required. Contact Leslie West at 205-332-6620 or lwest@bham.lib.al.us to make your reservation today!

Sweet Summer Treats
Wednesday, June 19, at 3 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

Snacking on the wrong foods can add unwanted calories and make you even hungrier. The best way to maintain a normal weight (and be smarter and stronger) is to stop depriving yourself. Chef "E" will help you choose healthy munchies you can enjoy eating between meals without feeling guilty! With games, prizes and some food prep, Chef “E” will teach you how to make snacks that delight your taste buds and add the fuel your body needs. Reservations required. Contact Leslie West at 205-332-6620 or lwest@bham.lib.al.us to make reservations or for more information.

Look to the Night Sky: An Evening with Astrophysicist Kevin Manning
Tuesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

We welcome international award-winning astrophysicist and former consultant to NASA, Kevin Manning, as he shares his passion for astronomy by transporting people of all ages into a fascinating world beyond their own. You will enjoy an educational and entertaining exploration of the universe, the stars and other celestial wonders, as well as a refreshingly large perspective gained by looking up to the stars. This dynamic program is open to everyone who would love to have the opportunity to view the amazing rings of Saturn, craters of the moon and other jewels of the night sky through a powerful telescope, weather permitting. All ages are welcome; families are encouraged to attend.