Category Archives: Library

Pet Thursdays a big hit at Magnolia Springs library – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

January 23, 2015

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. — The newest program at the Magnolia Springs Public Library includes more barks and meows than the others. The library recently started hosting Pet Thursday every week, during which visitors can interact with animals from the Stray Love Foundation.

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Chocolate and Champagne Fantasy event is Jan. 31 – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Arts & Entertainment

January 23, 2015

FAIRHOPE, Ala. – The Friends of the Fairhope Public Library’s annual Chocolate and Champagne Fantasy fundraiser is Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at the library. The event will feature the theme “Winter Wonderland,” and attendees will have the opportunity to sample an array of savory hors d’oeuvres and delectable desserts together with a great selection of wine and champagne.

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Summerdale Summer Reading returns – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

May 31, 2014

SUMMERDALE, Ala. — Reading in Summerdale this summer is sure to be explosive as the Marjorie Younce Snook Public Library prepares to launch “Fizz, Boom, Read!” next week. The free Summer reading program kicks off Tuesday with its first installment. That means from 10 a.m. to noon each Tuesday in June, participants can enjoy live entertainment, crafts, reading and refreshments.

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Loxley Elementary School to host summer reading program with Loxley Public Library | AL.com

May 30, 2014

LOXLEY, Alabama — The Loxley Elementary School and Loxley Public Library are sponsoring a summer reading program. t will kick off at 10 a.m. June 3 at the Loxley Public Library. All children of the Loxley area are invited to come enjoy the kick-off event with popcorn, drinks, games and a story.

via Loxley Elementary School to host summer reading program with Loxley Public Library | AL.com.

Fairhope Library celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a month of movies | AL.com

April 03, 2014

FAIRHOPE, Alabama — Beginning April 3, Fairhope Public Library will showcase the film adaptations of four of Shakespeare’s classics to commemorate the bard’s 450th birthday. As an extension of the library’s summer film series, Consanguinity, now approaching its 13th year, “Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!” will introduce and feature a body of work each Thursday at 1 p.m.

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Crowd braves rain for library’s anniversary – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

October 23, 2013

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. — Through both rain and shine, Magnolia Springs Library celebrated its second anniversary this past Saturday.

The celebration that doubled as a fundraiser was held both outdoors and inside the library during lunch time. Festivities included live musical entertainment provided by Laura Hardy of Huntsville, an inflatable, a book sale and barbecue dished out by volunteers of all ages and members of the Magnolia Springs Volunteer Fire Department.

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Thomas B. Norton Library to introduce R.E.A.D. program

September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013 – Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) – The Thomas B. Norton Public Library will soon be barking up a new tree with a program called the Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program. The mission of the program is to improve the literacy skills of children in first, second and third grades through the assistance of registered canine therapy and literacy mentors. The R.E.A.D. program utilizes registered therapy animals that have been trained and tested for health, safety, appropriate skills and temperament.

via Thomas B. Norton Library to introduce R.E.A.D. program.

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