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Red Cross Home Fire Responses Triple in First Quarter of 2017

More Than 200 Lives Saved as a Result of Home Fire Preparedness Efforts WASHINGTON — The American Red Cross has responded to 35 large home and multi-unit home fires so far this year, compared to just 11 during the same period in 2016. “The...

Money Smart Week programs kick off today, April 24, at Central Library and Inglenook Library

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Money Smart Week is an annual nationwide campaign aimed at increasing financial literacy and promoting better decision making on issues related to personal money management. This year, Money Smart Week will be held from April...

Book signing and author talk for “Showdown at Rickwood” to be held May 2 at the Central Library

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-The Central Library will host an author talk and book signing featuring the author of a new book about a classic baseball series that took place in 1931 at the historic Rickwood Field in Birmingham. Art Black, author of...

Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps Exhibit ONGOING THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017

Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps is an exciting new exhibit from the Birmingham Public Library. Timed to coincide with Alabama’s upcoming bicentennial, this exhibit tells the history of our state by introducing patrons to maps that depict...