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Outdoor Adventures Exhibit

All Day 6/3 - 7/31
Lobby (Main) at Ben May Main Library
Program Type:
Exhibits
Age Group:
All Ages
Event Details:

Let’s learn about the great outdoors!Come to Ben May Main Library’s Outdoor Adventures Exhibit to learn about National Parks that can be found both near and far from Mobile. Get in...

Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Lobby (Main)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Exhibits
Event Details:

Let’s learn about the great outdoors!

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Putt-Putt Under the Sea

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 3:00pm
Meeting Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens, Adults
Event Details:

A Hole-in-One!Join us at the West Regional Library for mini-golf at our unique indoor course, which is for ages 6 and older.Registration is required.  To Register or for more ...

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

A Hole-in-One!

Join us at the West Regional Library for mini-golf at our unique indoor course, which is for ages 6 and older.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chess Club for Everyone at Moorer

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room (Moorer) at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
Ages 6-11, Teens
Event Details:

Beginners and experienced players welcome!Playing chess improves concentration and problem-solving skills. Join us at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch for chess club designe...

Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: Ages 6-11, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Beginners and experienced players welcome!

Playing chess improves concentration and problem-solving skills. Join us at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch for chess club designed for ages 6 and up.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Saturday Crafternoon- Worm cups

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Children's Area (Theodore Oaks) at Theodore Oaks Branch Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Ages 6-11
Saturday Crafternoon:

Let’s enjoy making crafts together!Join us every Saturday at the Theodore Oaks Branch to get creative and make a fun craft.

Event Details:

This Saturday we will create a fun snack that mimics dirt and worms. This activity is limited to 12 peopleThis program is ideal for children ages 6 – 11, but all ages are welcome. ...

Library Branch: Theodore Oaks Branch Library
Room: Children's Area (Theodore Oaks)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Let’s enjoy making crafts together!

Join us every Saturday at the Theodore Oaks Branch to get creative and make a fun craft.

This Saturday we will create a fun snack that mimics dirt and worms. This activity is limited to 12 people

This event is in the "Adults" group.

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Quiet Study (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Classes
Age Group:
Adults
BYOD: Bring Your Own Device:

Need help with your digital device?Bring your own tablet or phone and we will help you get our library apps and answer your questions. Please make sure your device is charged befor...

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Quiet Study (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Need help with your digital device?

Bring your own tablet or phone and we will help you get our library apps and answer your questions. Please make sure your device is charged before the class starts.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Little Explorers Book Club

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Youth Programing Room (Main) at Ben May Main Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Games, STEAM
Age Group:
Ages 6-11
Event Details:

Come on let’s explore together!Join the Little Explorers Book Club as we explore stories, crafts, and some science facts. We plan to share a story and get creative with a craft or ...

Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Youth Programing Room (Main)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, STEAM
Event Details:

Come on let’s explore together!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room (Saraland) at Saraland Public Library
Program Type:
Summer Library Celebration
Age Group:
All Ages
Special Performer: Excelsior Band:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the t...

Event Details:

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-675-2879 or email Victoria Mosteller at vmosteller@mplonline.org.

Library Branch: Saraland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (Saraland)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-675-2879 or email Victoria Mosteller at vmosteller@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

By the “Book” Book Club

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room (Grand Bay) at Grand Bay Library
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Adults
By the “Book” Book Club:

Join us at the Grand Bay Library for By The “Book” Book club!Have you always wanted to join a book club but hesitated because of the assigned reading? Join us at the Grand Bay Libr...

Event Details:

This month, we will discuss Table for Two by Amor Towles. We hope to see you there! 

Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us at the Grand Bay Library for By The “Book” Book club!

Have you always wanted to join a book club but hesitated because of the assigned reading? Join us at the Grand Bay Library for our adult book club. We will read and discuss a selection of novels each month.

This month, we will discuss Table for Two by Amor Towles. We hope to see you there!

 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room (Semmes) at Semmes Regional Library
Program Type:
Summer Library Celebration
Age Group:
All Ages
Special Performer: Excelsior Band:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the t...

Event Details:

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-4935 or email Callie Kelley at ckelley@mplonline.org.

Library Branch: Semmes Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (Semmes)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-4935 or email Callie Kelley at ckelley@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Navigating Foundation Directory Online

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm
AT&T Technology Center (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Classes
Age Group:
Adults
Navigating Foundation Directory Online:

Introduction to finding grants for nonprofit agencies in “Foundation Directory Online.”Join us in the Technology Room at West Regional Library! Michael Reimer, Reference Librarian,...

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: AT&T Technology Center (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes

Introduction to finding grants for nonprofit agencies in “Foundation Directory Online.”

Join us in the Technology Room at West Regional Library! Michael Reimer, Reference Librarian, will demonstrate the database, Foundation Directory Online. This database contains grant listings for nonprofit organizations. Come and see how to find grants for your nonprofit.

Registration is recommended, but not required! Please call 251-340-1643 or westref@mplonline.org to register.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room (Moorer) at Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Program Type:
Summer Library Celebration
Age Group:
All Ages
Special Performer: Excelsior Band:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the t...

Event Details:

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-4140 or email Jaime Lee at jlee@mplonline.org.

Library Branch: Monte L. Moorer/Spring Hill Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Moorer)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-4140 or email Jaime Lee at jlee@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Read & Sign Adaptive Storytime (ASL) at West

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Ages 6-11
Read and Sign (ASL) Storytime at West:

Join us in the West Regional Library’s Storytime Room for books, songs, and sign language!Ages 1-12 and all abilities with an adult. Designed to be welcoming for neurodivergent chi...

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytime

Join us in the West Regional Library’s Storytime Room for books, songs, and sign language!

Ages 1-12 and all abilities with an adult. Designed to be welcoming for neurodivergent children, this inclusive storytime incorporates movement, music and stories along with American Sign Language (ASL). Activities presented generally fall within a preschool interest level. Siblings and therapists are welcome.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chess Club at West

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
All Ages
Chess Club at West:

All ages club – beginners and experienced players welcome!Join us in the Meeting Room every Monday to learn how to play or improve your skill at the game of chess! Playing chess im...

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games

All ages club – beginners and experienced players welcome!

Join us in the Meeting Room every Monday to learn how to play or improve your skill at the game of chess! Playing chess improves concentration and problem-solving skills. No experience is necessary to join the club – just enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Meeting Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Summer Library Celebration
Age Group:
All Ages
Special Performer: Excelsior Band:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the t...

Event Details:

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-340-8571 or email Oliva Foster at ofoster@mplonline.org.

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-340-8571 or email Oliva Foster at ofoster@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Read & Play Storytime

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Youth Programing Room (Main) at Ben May Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Ages 0-5
Read & Play Storytime at Main:

Join us in the youth programming room to enjoy storytime with books, songs, fingerplays, and more!Stimulate your baby’s developing senses and help them build listening and memory s...

Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Youth Programing Room (Main)
Age Group: Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytime

Join us in the youth programming room to enjoy storytime with books, songs, fingerplays, and more!

Stimulate your baby’s developing senses and help them build listening and memory skills that can help your baby grow up to be a reader. Enjoy meeting other parents and their little ones and making new friends.

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Gaming Tuesdays at the Toulminville Branch

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A/B (Toulminville) at Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch Library
Program Type:
Games
Age Group:
Ages 6-11
Gaming Tuesdays at the Toulminville Branch:

Do you enjoy gaming?Join us at the Toulminville Branch for an afternoon of playing video games. Intended for ages 6-11. 

Library Branch: Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B (Toulminville)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Games

Do you enjoy gaming?

Join us at the Toulminville Branch for an afternoon of playing video games. Intended for ages 6-11. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Storytime for Adults

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Emma Cortez Harris Conference Room (Main) at Ben May Main Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Adults
Storytime for Adults:

Adults Like Storytimes, Too!Join us in the Emma Cortez Harris room for adult storytime. Enjoy a 30-45 minute story followed by a brief discussion afterward.Registration is recommen...

Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Emma Cortez Harris Conference Room (Main)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Storytime

Adults Like Storytimes, Too!

Join us in the Emma Cortez Harris room for adult storytime. Enjoy a 30-45 minute story followed by a brief discussion afterward.

Registration is recommended for individuals but required for groups. To register please or for more information, please email Shatena Coleman at scoleman@mplonline.org or call 251-340-1458.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Good Listener’s Storytime at Parkway

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room (Parkway) at Parkway Branch Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Good Listener’s Storytime at Parkway:

Inspiring a passion for reading!Join us for fun with stories, words that rhyme, games and crafts too! This storytime event is designed for ages 3 – 7. Children will have the opport...

Library Branch: Parkway Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Parkway)
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytime

Inspiring a passion for reading!

Join us for fun with stories, words that rhyme, games and crafts too! This storytime event is designed for ages 3 – 7. Children will have the opportunity to interact with others and practice social skills in a place where everyone is learning!

Registration is required. To register, or for more information, please email Ms. Gert at glaffiette@mplonline.org, or call her at (251) 494-4454.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.

Tuesday Time Out Storytime

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room (Grand Bay) at Grand Bay Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children, Ages 0-5
Event Details:

Entertaining storytime designed for preschool-aged children!Need some time out of the house? Join us in the Meeting Room at the Grand Bay Library for fun stories, song and crafts. ...

Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Children, Ages 0-5
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Entertaining storytime designed for preschool-aged children!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Summer Library Celebration
Age Group:
All Ages
Special Performer: Excelsior Band:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the t...

Event Details:

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-340-8571 or email Oliva Foster at ofoster@mplonline.org.

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-340-8571 or email Oliva Foster at ofoster@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Reader’s Choice Book Club

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Adults
The Reader’s Choice Book Club:

Join us in the Meeting Room at West Regional Library!Join us in the Meeting Room at West Regional Library! Every third Tuesday we will meet for some lively book discussions and tip...

Event Details:

This month we are discussing the book, The Southernization of America by Frye Gaillard.

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us in the Meeting Room at West Regional Library!

Join us in the Meeting Room at West Regional Library! Every third Tuesday we will meet for some lively book discussions and tips on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of books.

This month we are discussing the book, The Southernization of America by Frye Gaillard.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room (Grand Bay) at Grand Bay Library
Program Type:
Summer Library Celebration
Age Group:
All Ages
Special Performer: Excelsior Band:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the t...

Event Details:

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-2207 or email Fatima Dupree at fdupree@mplonline.org.

Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-2207 or email Fatima Dupree at fdupree@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Mrs. Tori Tales

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room (Saraland) at Saraland Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Mrs. Tori Tales at Saraland:

Listen, groove & craft with Mrs. Tori and her tales!Come and Join Mrs. Tori for stories, crafts, and fun in the Saraland meeting room. This program is ideal for children ages 0...

Library Branch: Saraland Public Library
Room: Meeting Room (Saraland)
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime

Listen, groove & craft with Mrs. Tori and her tales!

Come and Join Mrs. Tori for stories, crafts, and fun in the Saraland meeting room. This program is ideal for children ages 0 to 12. 

 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Read & Sign Adaptive Storytime (ASL) at West

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room (West) at West Regional Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Ages 6-11
Read and Sign (ASL) Storytime at West:

Join us in the West Regional Library’s Storytime Room for books, songs, and sign language!Ages 1-12 and all abilities with an adult. Designed to be welcoming for neurodivergent chi...

Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytime

Join us in the West Regional Library’s Storytime Room for books, songs, and sign language!

Ages 1-12 and all abilities with an adult. Designed to be welcoming for neurodivergent children, this inclusive storytime incorporates movement, music and stories along with American Sign Language (ASL). Activities presented generally fall within a preschool interest level. Siblings and therapists are welcome.