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Bib & Tucker Sew-Op quilting event


Thursday, March 30  6:30pm

Bib & Tucker Sew-Op will host an open sewing session as part of The March Quilts community art project. This year's theme is the 50th annivserary of the Loving V. Virginia Supreme Court ruling that knocked down Virginia's anti-miscegenration laws in response to the marriage of Mildred and Richard Loving. Facilitators will be on hand to help make quilt blocks and no sewing experience is necessary.


an afternoon with the author:

Stephen russell

Sunday, April 9  2:00pm

Stephen Russell is a local physician and author of Blood Money, Comman and Control, and the newest book in his trilogy, Control Group. Dr. Russell will join us to talk about his books and sign copies of his new thriller. Copies will be available for purchase at the event.

UAB neuroscience cafe

Autism: From Behavior to Brain
Thursday, April 13  6:30pm

Join us for this partnership with UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.



antiques & treasures with john jones


Saturday, April 29  10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

We invite you to an appraisal event with Antiques Roadshow's John Jones & guests. Each ticketholder may bring 3 items (no jewelry please) for appraisal. Tickets are $25 and are available for purchase at the Reference Desk.

This event benefits the Friends of the Library.


standing room only
weaving workshop with the ivory hand


2 Part Workshop. Please plan to attend both sessions
Friday, April 14 & 28  6:30pm  Ages 21+ only

$10 supply fee
Email Amanda at to register

Apryl Rowe crafts one of a kind fiber weavings with hand-dyed twine and found objects as The Ivory Hand. Complete your own mini weaving from scratch during our two part workshop in April. On April 14th, we will learn about natural dying techniques and learn weaving basics. On April 28th, we will return with our supplies and complete our weavings. A $10 supply fee provides for all supplies and tools that you can keep. Space is limited for this workshop.

Standing Room Only is the library's event series for adults in their 20s and 30s.








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