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Moodle Learning Management System Presentation

For those of you who attended our presentation on open source software in libraries at the Alabama Library Association Convention, thanks for coming out to hear us! Read more »

Online book club for teens

Teens: love to read? Want to meet new people? Join our online teen book club at Good Reads: http://tinyurl.com/LibraryTeens We're open to all teens who want to talk about books!

Book signing: photographer Beth Maynor Young

Tuesday, April 20: photographer Beth Maynor Young will discuss her new book Headwaters: A Journey on Alabama Rivers. 7pm, Main Library. Learn more

Used book sale @ Murphy

April 22-29: celebrate Earth Day by getting great deals on some used books! Bring your own bag for an even better discount!

Open Source software presentation

For those of you who attended our presentation on open source software in libraries, thank you for coming out to hear us!  Some of the high points from Amy's portion of the presentation:

A content management system (CMS, for short) is the logical next step for a site that's become too big for one person or one department to manage. While they aren't right for everyone, it was the right choice for us.  A few well-respected and well-known ones are: Read more »

Genealogy after hours

Friday, May 7: register for exclusive after-hours genealogy research time in the Heritage Room! Read more »

Spend a Saturday outside with the Big Read

Saturday, April 10: we're sponsoring two Big Read events that are perfect for spending time outside:

Video challenge for teens

Teens: can you create an awesome book trailer? Get your contest entry in by April 24. How do I submit mine?

Big Read events for kids

We've got great Big Read events for kids; check out the dates for our upcoming puppet shows and tea parties for kids. Read more »

Big Read events for adults

As part of The Big Read, we're featuring a month of events focusing on Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Here are a few notable upcoming events for adults:

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