Brown Bag Lunch

LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: It's a Thick Book

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 11:45am - 1:00pm

Lunch & Learn: "It's a Thick Book" - Overview of the 1901 Alabama Constitution and its Ongoing Impact

Instructor: Chuck May
Dates: Thursday, August 18
Time: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM (program begins at noon and ends by 1PM)
Location: Main Library Auditorium

Tracing the Tragedy & Triumph of Phenix City (Lunch & Learn)

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, April 11, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Community Wide Read - LearningQUEST Series 

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: Life in the 1950’s 


April 11 Lunch & Learn(noon-1PM) – bring a brown bag lunch – held in the Main Library’s second floor meeting room

Presenter: Ruth Coulter Bentley

Title: Ruth Coulter Bentley – Tracing the Tragedy & Triumph of Phenix City

Weave an Easter Basket!

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

In this workshop, you will weave a round basket, 6" in diameter with a handle.  You’ll learn how to handle basket reed, how to start a round basket, how to shape a basket, and how to use colored reed.

Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel.  The instructor will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.

Eleanor Murphy Book Club: Excellent Women

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

"Excellent Women" is one of Barbara Pyms richest and most amusing high comedies. Mildred Lathbury is a clergymans daughter and a mild-mannered spinster in 1950s England. She is one of those excellent women, the smart, supportive, repressed women who men take for granted. As Mildred gets embroiled in the lives of her new neighborsanthropologist Helena Napier and her handsome, dashing husband, Rocky, and Julian Malory, the vicar next doorthe novel presents a series of snapshots of human life as actually, and pluckily, lived in a vanishing world of manners and repressed desires.

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