Friday, July 20, 2012

The Monumental, the Mundane and the Macabre: Discovering 19th-Century Life in Alabama Letters and Diaries

August 2, 2012  noon - 12:30 p.m.

From matters of love, death and politics to the price of shoes, nineteenth
century Alabamaians recorded their experiences in letters and diaries.
This talk explores life in the 1800's through personal writings now
preserved in the Birmingham Public Library Archives.

Program presented by Jim Baggett, Head of the Department of  Archives and
Manuscripts at the Birmingham Public Library.  Free admission.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Friends of Bessemer Public Library Book and Bake Sale

Don't miss a fantastic opportunity to buy your favorite items for a great
Hundreds of books available.  Hardbacks, audiobooks & VHS $1 each.
Paperbacks 50 cents each.
Presale is Thursday, August 2nd 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  $1 admission.
Book and bake sale Friday, August 3rd 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday,
August 4th 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. free admission.
All proceeds benefit the Bessemer Public Library at 400 19th St. N, Bessemer.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Job Hunting Class

Bessemer Public Library

Job Hunting Class Tuesday, July 24th  1 - 3 p.m.

Learn how to become proficient at applying for jobs online. The class will
include valuable resources for developing resumes and finding jobs.
How to navigate job websites will also be covered.  No charge.  Registration
required.  To register call 428-7882 or send e-mail to using
Topic Job Hunting & include your name & phone number.