Spooktacular Weekend!

April Moon Uncategorized

Join us for a Spooktacular Halloween event all over the library on Friday, October 28 from 6:30–8 p.m. We will have storytelling, a Monster Mash Disco, the Mad Scientist Lab, shadow puppet theater, Halloween crafts and creepy snacks. On Saturday, October 29, join us at city hall for the inaugural Storybook 5K and Fun Run! The 5k will begin at 8 a.m. and the …

Summer Reading Registration

Daniel Tackett Teens, Uncategorized

School is almost out. Summer Reading is almost in. GET HYPED! If you are in 6-12th grade (or will be next year), you can go ahead and register now, but you won’t be able to log books until May 23. To register, click this link. Here’s how Summer Reading works: You read books. Or magazines. Or blogs. Whatever. You tell us …

New Solar Panels Use Rain to Produce Electricity

Rick Moody Uncategorized

By James Rogers of FoxNews Scientists in China have developed an innovative solar panel technology that could turn raindrops into electric power. The new solar cell design, which can be “triggered” by both rain and sun, is described in a paper published in the Angewandte Chemie journal. “All-weather solar cells are promising in solving the energy crisis,” explain the scientists …

Joss Whedon Trivia

Terri Leslie Uncategorized

Joss Whedon has earned cult status with his science fiction TV shows and movies. Do Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers of Firefly sound familiar? He’s the creator of these series as well as several other fan favorites. On Friday, September 18, the library will be hosting a Whedonverse Trivia Night dedicated to all things Whedon. There will be beer, snacks, …

Estate Planning with Jay Greene

Terri Leslie Adults, Uncategorized

Jay Greene will be at the library on Tuesday, September 23rd, from 10:00am to 11:00am to discuss estate planning and “The 7 Threats to Your Family Security.” It will be an interesting and informational discussion, with a variety of tips for you on how to protect your family’s financial future. Downstairs on the 1st Floor.

“Defending Jacob” Read-Alikes

Terri Leslie Adults, Uncategorized

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest kicked off another exciting programming season with our Lit Lunch Bunch and Taziki’s @ Liberty Park book groups this past week, and it has been a blast! Lit Lunch Bunch read the novel “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, and Taziki’s @ Liberty Park read the novel “Defending Jacob” by William Landay.  …

New Digital Content for Vestavia Hills Residents

Rick Moody Technology, Uncategorized

Check out our new digital offerings for Vestavia Hills Residents. Hoopla is an app for checking out and watching Movies, Tv Shows, Audio Books, and  Music Albums on your mobile device or computer. Zinio is an app that allows you to download full digital versions of several different popular magazines, and Mango is an online program allowing you the ability …

Concert Outdoors

Cindy Hood-Siegal Uncategorized

Here is something we want to highlight from the Adults Dept.   There will be a concert in the amphitheater on Saturday night at 6pm. Bring blankets or chairs.