Friday, July 17, 2015

Grow It to Eat It

 Presented by Sallie Lee, Extension Agent
 with the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service
 Thursday, August 13th at 10 a.m.

Think you can't grow your own food? Something healthy,
fresh from your garden? "Grow It to Eat It" demonstrates
how anyone with space for a decent sized pot and
several hours of sunshine can grow vegetables,
salad greens, small fruit trees, or herbs for seasoning.
The program combines tips for container gardening with
harvesting and eating your own tomatoes, spinach,
collards, strawberries, squash,and even figs. Join in,
share recipes for a simple, nutritious meal provided by - you!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Biodiversity of the Cahaba River

Please join us on Thursday, July 9th at 10 a.m. for "Biodiversity of the Cahaba River," presented by Randall Haddock, Biologist and Field Director with the Cahaba River Society. The Cahaba River is well known as a biological refuge for the rich aquatic wildlife that was once widespread in the Southeast. Using a PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Haddock will show a sampling of the interesting wildlife, including freshwater snails, mussels, crayfish, fishes, turtles and other oddities.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

"Honda in Alabama - An Overview of Honda Vehicle and Engine Production in Lincoln

On Thursday, June 4th at 10 a.m. Ted Pratt, Department Manager of
Corporate Affairs & Communication for Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
 in Lincoln, will present a PowerPoint program covering the history of the
 Honda Manufacturing facility in Lincoln, Alabama which began operations
 in 2001. Since that time the company has built more than 3.2 million
 vehicles and engines in Alabama, and is the exclusive producer of the
 Odyssey minivan, the Pilot SUV and the Acura MDX luxury SUV.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Man Food: Recipes from Pig Iron Rough Notes Magazine, 1928-1950

Karen Utz, Curator/Historian Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

May 7th  10 a.m.      Auditorium

In November, 1926 Sloss Furnaces started a small monthly publication known as Pig Iron Rough Notes.   Russell Hunt, the editor, realizing the passion foundrymen had for the “great outdoors,” encouraged his readers to submit their hunting and fishing experiences, as well as the recipes that resulted from these outdoor activities.    This PowerPoint presentation will include lots of fun and unique recipes.    
(Program was rescheduled from March 5th due to weather.)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Naked Prophetess Book Talk and Signing

Please join us on Thursday, April 9th from 11 a.m. - noon for a book talk and signing, by local author Kristy Gadson. Her book, The Naked Prophetess, is a prophetic call to women of faith to stand up and take their rightful place as prayer warriors and spiritual guardians of their families' faith and future. Prophetess Gadson will share how God has delivered her from the struggles of her past, as well as dreams, visions, and prophetic insights that God has shown her about the nation and its future. This book will inspire you, challenge you, and prepare you for the days ahead. Reservations are required. Please call 205-441-5556 to make a reservation.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Electricity: Can't Live without It!

Please join us on Thursday, April 2nd at 10 a.m.  Dr. Atkins, author of "Developed for the Service of Alabama," The Centennial History of the Alabama Power Company 1906 - 2006, will discuss the beginnings of the modernization of Alabama as the result of an adequate and reliable supply of electricity.  She will show how the history of Alabama Power Company has been impacted by the history of the state and nation as result of depressions,   recessions and wartime periods.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

March Family Movie Night

Please join us on Monday, March 23rd at 5:30 p.m. in the Storytime
Room.  When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may
never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained
as a firefighter, or else his air strip will be shut down.  Free admission.