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Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa L. Parks Ave. Branch



   Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Poetry Workshop
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adults
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 



   Friday, March 31, 2017
10:30 AM- 11:15 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us


 



2:30 PM- 3:15 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us


 



   Monday, April 3, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-school
Description:  Grumpy Goat (Brett Helquist) has just moved to a new farm and doesn’t know how to make friends until he finds something to brighten his day. Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great (Bob Shea) involves a goat who is upset about a unicorn moving in and constantly upstaging him.
 
 



3:30 PM
Reading Rockets
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children&Adults
Description:  : In partnership with the Prattville Community Development Incorporation, we’re pleased to offer reading tutors for children and adults. If you or your children need assistance in learning to read or read more fluently, please take advantage of this free program. Questions about the program should be directed to Annail Fort (334) 233-0818.
 
 



   Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-school
Description:  Grumpy Goat (Brett Helquist) has just moved to a new farm and doesn’t know how to make friends until he finds something to brighten his day. Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great (Bob Shea) involves a goat who is upset about a unicorn moving in and constantly upstaging him.
 
 



   Thursday, April 6, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 
 



   Friday, April 7, 2017
6:00 PM
Color Transforms- Coloring Contest
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 3-11
Description:  Come to the library and ask for our special National Libraries Week coloring sheet to be entered to win a prize. All ages are welcome to color, but the contest is for ages 3-11. Sheet will be displayed for the public to view and vote on, so parents make sure you come by to vote on your child’s work! The winner will be announced on our Facebook page on April 17th!
 



6:00 PM
Color Transforms- Coloring Contest
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Ages 12-18
Description:  Get a group of friends together (recommend 3-6 people) and work on coloring one of our “banner” sized coloring sheets. The prize will be a showing of a movie of your group’s choice (PG-13 or lower) and a special treat.
 
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



   Monday, April 10, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Very Busy Spider and The Very Hungry Caterpillar (both by Eric Carle) are both about very interesting insects and how they eat.
 



3:30 PM
Reading Rockets
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children&Adults
Description:  : In partnership with the Prattville Community Development Incorporation, we’re pleased to offer reading tutors for children and adults. If you or your children need assistance in learning to read or read more fluently, please take advantage of this free program. Questions about the program should be directed to Annail Fort (334) 233-0818.
 
 



   Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Very Busy Spider and The Very Hungry Caterpillar (both by Eric Carle) are both about very interesting insects and how they eat.
 



2:00 PM
Scrabble Time
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Come over to Bertha Williams Library and play Scrabble with us. We have plenty of dictionaries for you to brush up on your vocabulary and the Jumble in the Montgomery Advertiser is helpful too! See how sharp your Scrabble skills are against the librarians or just play for fun!
 



   Wednesday, April 12, 2017
10:00 AM
Alabama ARISE
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pres Harris will come talk about how to get involved in local politics by contacting your elected officials. She will also speak about some of the work Alabama Arise is doing in reforming tax policy, ban the box, death penalty overturn, payday/lending title reform, and public transportation improvement. See what you can do to help transform Alabama into a better place to live for everyone.
 



11:00 AM
Rosa Parks Page Turners Book Club
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Join us in our Big Read selection, funded and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. There will be many opportunities to meet the author and engage in other discussions in the city of Montgomery regarding this engaging story about the two families of James Witherspoon. His two daughters, from his separate families, meet and become friends with only one knowing they are actually sisters.


   Thursday, April 13, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 
 



   Friday, April 14, 2017
4:00 PM
Talent Transforms
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join us as JP da Poet and others perform spoken word, music, and other talents. Interested in sharing your talent? Sign up before the 7th to be put on the performance schedule.
 
 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



   Monday, April 17, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Cow Who Clucked (Denise Fleming) has lost her moo and goes looking to find it. The Cow Who Buzzed (Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha) catches a cold and finds herself buzzing AND sneezing.
 
 



3:30 PM
Reading Rockets
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children&Adults
Description:  : In partnership with the Prattville Community Development Incorporation, we’re pleased to offer reading tutors for children and adults. If you or your children need assistance in learning to read or read more fluently, please take advantage of this free program. Questions about the program should be directed to Annail Fort (334) 233-0818.
 
 



   Tuesday, April 18, 2017
10:00 AM
Storytime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  The Cow Who Clucked (Denise Fleming) has lost her moo and goes looking to find it. The Cow Who Buzzed (Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha) catches a cold and finds herself buzzing AND sneezing.
 
 



   Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 
 



   Friday, April 21, 2017
3:30 PM
Mid-Afternoon Movie
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  Joins us for a mid afternoon movie after work or school. Bring snacks, suggest titles for future viewings, talk with friends or make new ones. Movies will be PG-13 rating or lower, but parents are responsible for researching movie before allowing children to view.
Movie: Home (PG)
Run time: 1hr 34 min
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



   Monday, April 24, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  When Percy leave decides to take all of his bears on a picnic with his family, he must leave behind their lunch to do so. When his family finds out he comes up with a clever way to feed his family, so Please DO Feed the Bears (Phyllis Reynolds Naylor). I Lost My Bear (Jules Feiffer) follows the story of a girl who loses her stuffed bear. See how she finds it.
 



3:30 PM
Reading Rockets
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Children&Adults
Description:  : In partnership with the Prattville Community Development Incorporation, we’re pleased to offer reading tutors for children and adults. If you or your children need assistance in learning to read or read more fluently, please take advantage of this free program. Questions about the program should be directed to Annail Fort (334) 233-0818.
 
 



10:00 AM
Senior Bingo
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Seniors/Adults
Description:  Seniors are invited to have fun playing an hour of Bingo @ Bertha P. Williams Rosa Parks Avenue Branch. An assortment of prizes will be available.


   Tuesday, April 25, 2017
10:00 AM
StoryTime
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Pre-School
Description:  When Percy leave decides to take all of his bears on a picnic with his family, he must leave behind their lunch to do so. When his family finds out he comes up with a clever way to feed his family, so Please DO Feed the Bears (Phyllis Reynolds Naylor). I Lost My Bear (Jules Feiffer) follows the story of a girl who loses her stuffed bear. See how she finds it.
 



   Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:00 PM
Young Adult Programs
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Young Adult
Description:  Join JP da Poet in this workshop class about slam poetry and how to write and perform it. We recommend bringing a dedicated notebook and pens, but can provide pen and paper if necessary.
 
 



   Friday, April 28, 2017
4:00 PM
Fourth Friday Cook Up
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Bring dishes from recipes selected on a theme. It’s Defeat Diabetes Month. Bring a low carb/diabetic friendly dish. Prior registration is not required, but is encouraged so that we don’t have too much salad/bread/dessert (no such thing).
 



10:30 AM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us
 



2:30 PM
Genealogy Sessions
Event Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adult
Description:  Pre-registration IS required.
Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.
 
334-240-4979
acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us