What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend: The Kid, The Gold Rush, and City on Fire

May 15, 2020 epfaff
What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend: The Kid, The Gold Rush, and City on Fire Kanopy provides its viewers with great, unsung movies that deserve consideration, interesting documentaries on a range of different topics, and some of the best films that have been released within the past few years. Below are two movies on
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Library Appreciation: Trinity College: The Old Library (The Long Room)

May 15, 2020 epfaff
Library Appreciation: Trinity College: The Old Library (The Long Room) Located in Dublin, Ireland, over 200,000 books fill the Long Room located inside the Old Library, which was built between 1712 and 1732. In 1743 fourteen busts were commissioned from sculptor Peter Scheemakers. These busts represent a myriad of famous philosophers, writers, and influential men
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What I’m Reading: It’s Not All Downhill From Here by Terry McMillan

May 14, 2020 epfaff
What I’m Reading: It’s Not All Downhill From Here by Terry McMillan Reviewed by: Joi Mahand Loretha Curry is living her life like it’s golden—she is turning 68, has an adoring husband, a group of girlfriends she can count on, and a successful business. While she may be getting older, Loretha firmly believes that life,
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Services Spotlight: Universal Class

May 8, 2020 epfaff
Services Spotlight: Universal Class Learning never stops, and the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest wants to keep you learning whenever and wherever you want! One of our newest services, Universal Class, gives you countless opportunities to take a course on whatever you want, from accounting and entrepreneurship to real estate and writing skills.  You can interact with other library users across the nation through the service as you
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What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend: Robot & Frank, Leave No Trace, and Unsane

May 8, 2020 epfaff
WHAT TO WATCH ON KANOPY THIS WEEKEND Kanopy provides its viewers with great, unsung movies that deserve consideration, interesting documentaries on a range of different topics, and some of the best films that have been released within the past few years. Below are two movies on Kanopy that you can watch this weekend if you
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MAY THE FOURTH STAR WARS CHECKLIST 

May 4, 2020 epfaff
MAY THE FOURTH STAR WARS CHECKLIST  Droids, lightsabers, and Death Stars…oh my! Join the Vestavia Library in the Forest as we celebrate all things Star Wars on May 4. Here are a few at home ideas to help you feel like you are actually in a galaxy far, far away!  1. Find Your star wars
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What I’m Reading: My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

April 28, 2020 epfaff
What I’m Reading: My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing Some couples’ idea of a date night includes dinner and a movie, or maybe drinks and dancing, but to the unnamed narrator and his beautiful wife, Millicent, date night includes planning and executing their next murder. In this psychological thriller, the phrase “happy wife, happy life”
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Library Makerspace: 3D Printing Masks For UAB

April 27, 2020 epfaff
Library Makerspace: 3D Printing Masks For UAB An example of a fully assembled mask When it became apparent that 3D printing could help with COVID-19 relief, we looked for a way our library makerspace could contribute. Searching for other local makers to coordinate with, we found “Bham Support,” an organized initiative actively coordinating efforts to
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What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend: Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Dial M for Murder

April 23, 2020 epfaff
What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend Kanopy provides its viewers with great, unsung movies that deserve consideration, interesting documentaries on a range of different topics, and some of the best films that have been released within the past few years. Below are two movies on Kanopy that you can watch this weekend if you
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Hiking the Boulder Canyon Trail

April 22, 2020 epfaff
Hiking the Boulder Canyon Trail The Boulder Canyon Trail runs throughout the trees and hills behind the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest. It forms a circle over the course of 1.3 miles that you can enter from behind the library itself or along Merry Fox Lane near the Vestavia Hills Elementary School. The nature
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What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend: Hearts Beat Loud and Seven Samurai

April 16, 2020 epfaff
What to Watch on Kanopy This Weekend Kanopy provides its viewers with great, unsung movies that deserve consideration, interesting documentaries on a range of different topics, and some of the best films that have been released within the past few years. Below are two movies on Kanopy that you can watch this weekend if you
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Celebrate National Poetry Month- DIY Blackout Poetry

April 16, 2020 epfaff
Celebrate National Poetry Month- DIY Blackout Poetry April is National Poetry Month! Although you can’t celebrate poetry at the library this year, you can still use your creativity to celebrate poetry at home. Check out the instructions below to learn how you can easily create your own blackout poetry. What you’ll need: – Old book,
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Services Snapshot: Kanopy

April 14, 2020 epfaff
Services Snapshot: Kanopy Librarians always try to motivate their patrons to read throughout their lives, but we believe that you should also experience a great movie after reading a great book! Although you cannot visit the Vestavia Hills Library currently, we still support our digital services for each of you. Today’s Services Snapshot promotes Kanopy.
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10 Super Fun Ways to Celebrate National Library Week from Home

April 14, 2020 epfaff
10 Super Fun Ways to Celebrate National Library Week from Home Hey Library Friends! National Library Week takes place from April 19 through April 25, so we put together a list of 10 super fun ways you can celebrate National Library Week from your very own house! 1. Watch Library Bites from the Vestavia Hills
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Universal Class

February 24, 2020 Cinnamon McCulley
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