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Central Library begins 10-week exhibit on the eviction...

bplolinenews.blogspot.com A traveling exhibition on a 10-city national tour to raise attention about the eviction crisis across the country is coming to the Birmingham Public...

Resident calls for resignation of Birmingham library board after letter to...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times A West End resident called for the resignations of the Birmingham Public Library’s Board of Trustees at Tuesday’s City Council...

The Late Shelly Millender Jr., Who Helped Desegregate Birmingham Library, Honored

By Roy L. Williams cobpl.org The Board of Trustees of the Birmingham Public Library presented a resolution to the family of the late Shelly Millender Jr.,...

Birmingham’s 150th Summer Celebration to take place at Legion Field on...

birminghamal.gov The City of Birmingham is turning 150 years old this year and will celebrate the milestone on Friday, July 16 during the 150th Summer Celebration from...

Read-In for Justice to be Held June 18 in Ensley

By Roy L. Williams cobpl.org Kick off your 2021 Juneteenth weekend by joining the Birmingham Public Library’s first in-person Read-In for Justice. This nationally-recognized program will be...

BPL hosts fundraiser to benefit for programs 

www.cobpl The Birmingham Public Library on Wednesday hosted a Food Truck Rally and BPL Friends Bookstore "grab-a-bag" sale as part of #LibraryGivingDay, a nationwide fundraising campaign...

COVID-19 And Birmingham: One Year Later

By Erica Wright and Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times (First of two parts) One year ago this month, the world changed. March 2021 observes an anniversary that...

Floyd Council resigns as executive director of Birmingham Public Library 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Birmingham Public Library executive director Floyd Council has resigned. Council, who was named executive director in 2017, resigned Tuesday after...

At Birmingham City Hall, protesters angry over deep cuts to library 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Protesters converged both inside and outside of City Hall on Tuesday to denounce plans to furlough 158 workers at...

Fewer Library Workers, But Services Still Available Online, says Director

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times  Even with 158 workers placed on furlough, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) can still provide the kind of services residents...

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