This year at TPL – On Your Mark, Get Set… Read!

Summer Reading Program May 31 – July 29, 2016

Join TPL this summer for the 2016 On Your Mark, Get Set … summer reading program. The calendar is jam-packed with great activities, including musicians, magic shows, balloons, storytelling, animal shows, and more! Sign up and programs are available at the Main Branch on Jack Warner Parkway, at the Weaver Bolden Branch on Lanier Avenue, and at the Brown Branch in the Bobby Miller Center.


Sign up begins May 16, 2016 – Visit any one of our three locations to register

Summer Reading Schedule, May 31 – July 29, 2016

Tuesdays at 9:30 am: Weaver Bolden branch
Tuesdays at 2:00 pm: Main branch

Wednesdays at 9:30 am: Main branch
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm: Brown branch


Performers – Click on the links below to learn more about our summer performers —

May 31st and June 1st: Iron Giant Percussion

June 7th: (TBD)(Weaver Bolden Branch)

June 7th: Hands on Experiments UA Biology Dept. (Main Branch)

June 8th: UA Student Health Center

June 14th and 15th: Tommy Johns

June 21st and 22nd: Ron Anglin

June 28th and June 29th: McWane Science Center

No Programs July 5th and 6th

July 12th: Alabama Blues Project (Weaver Bolden Branch)

July 12th: LifeSouth Birmingham

July 13th: UA Natural History Museum

July 19th and 20th: Alabama 4-H Animals

July 26th and 27th: Bill Packard

Click here to view our full summer calendar