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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019
End Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Do you want to learn the proper way to prune your trees and shrubs and not commit "crepe murder"?  Join Allison Creel of Blue Rooster Farms for the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to pruning. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019
End Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time
6:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Description
When is the last time you colored for fun? Coloring books published for adults is a popular trend that has many emotional and creative benefits. Disconnect from your busy day and just color it out. We provide the pages, pens, colored pencils, and refreshments.  
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019
End Date
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time
6:00 PM - 07:45 PM
Description
When is the last time you colored for fun? Coloring books published for adults is a popular trend that has many emotional and creative benefits. Disconnect from your busy day and just color it out. We provide the pages, pens, colored pencils, snacks and relaxation.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 04, 2019
End Date
Monday, February 04, 2019
Time
6:00 PM - 07:45 PM
Description
This month we are "channeling the arts" with the help of a YouTube instructor. We'll be painting a beautiful heart with gouache paint.  No professionals artists here. We're all in it together! Supplies provided. Refreshments available.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 07, 2019
End Date
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn about planting and caring for Annuals with Leonora Roberson, who has 20 years experience as a Jefferson County Master Gardener .
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Sunday, February 10, 2019
End Date
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time
2:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Description
Susan Reynolds will be returning with a program on African American Genealogy.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
End Date
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Time
6:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Description
Brittany Dollar will lead a Valentine's cookie decorating class for adults. Registration is required
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 18, 2019
End Date
Monday, February 18, 2019
Time
6:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Description
Come to the Mt Laurel Knitting club for learning, socializing, and new ideas!  All skill levels are welcomed.
Registration requested. 
Location
Main Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 21, 2019
End Date
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
NSL Book Club Page
MEET:
Every 3rd Thursday 10:30ish to 12ish

WHERE: Library Conference Room (upstairs in Business Office )unless otherwise noted
BOOKS: Fiction and non-fiction books are typically selected at least 6 months in advance. Books are chosen by group members

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS: To have read the book (or at least attempted) and participate in the discussion. Food items are also a nice treat.
What we're about: We are a casual group that likes to get together to talk about books in addition to our discussion about the book of the month.  The books we choose to read are varied in subject matter and emotional depth.  We try to choose books that will incite discussion.  If this sounds like the group for you grab our book of the month and join us.
Books We've Read:
Check out our bookshelf at GoodReads
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, February 22, 2019
End Date
Friday, February 22, 2019
Time
6:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Description
This preview party and sale is for members of the Friends of the North Shelby Library. Become a member today and join us for the preview party show & sale.

Cash, Checks & Credit Cards Accepted.

If you are looking to make a donation-
SUGGESTED DONATIONS:
Toys, Bikes, Furniture, Luggage, Electronics, Accessories, Knick Knacks, Kitchen & Housewares, Home, Garden & Holiday Decor, Sports Equipment, Tools, Camping & Outdoor Gear, Books, Kids Clothes & Shoes

We cannot accept computers, mattresses, cribs, car seats, adult clothes or shoes.

All items should be clean and in good condition. Unsold items will be donated to King's Home after the sale.

CASH, CHECKS & CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.
Please call 439-5540 for more information and to schedule donation drop-off.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 23, 2019
End Date
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time
8:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Description
PROCEEDS SUPPORT SUMMER READING

Become a member of The Friends of the North Shelby Library and join us at the Just for Friends Preview Party Show & Sale on Friday, February 22nd from 6:30pm - 8:00pm.

If you are looking to make a donation-
SUGGESTED DONATIONS:
Toys, Bikes, Furniture, Luggage, Electronics, Accessories, Knick Knacks, Kitchen & Housewares, Home, Garden & Holiday Decor, Sports Equipment, Tools, Camping & Outdoor Gear, Books, Kids Clothes & Shoes

We cannot accept computers, mattresses, cribs, car seats, adult clothes or shoes.

All items should be clean and in good condition. Unsold items will be donated to King's Home after the sale.

CASH, CHECKS & CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.
Please call 439-5540 for more information and to schedule donation drop-off.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 10, 2019
End Date
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time
2:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Description
Glen Wills joins us again with an updated presentation, "200 years of Forgotten Alabama", in honor of Alabama's bicentennial. 

Mr. Wills is currently working on his 3rd book in the series which will feature older structures from the early days of Alabama statehood. He will take us on a journey across Alabama as he documents the remnants of Alabama's past. What started as a chance encounter of noticing an old car along the highway and not having a camera became a mission.  Over the course of the last 10 years, he visited all of Alabama's 67 counties, logged 30,000 miles and took close to 15,000 photographs. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 18, 2019
End Date
Monday, March 18, 2019
Time
6:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Description
Back by popular demand! Liz from Dala Tribal Dance Company, and her instructors. 
Learn American Tribal Style Bellydance from the Beginning! Strengthen and tone, improve coordination, increase flexibility, and build confidence!

For more information on the Dala Tribal Dance Company: www.dalatribal.com
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 21, 2019
End Date
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
NSL Book Club Page
MEET:
Every 3rd Thursday 10:30ish to 12ish

WHERE: Library Conference Room (upstairs in Business Office )unless otherwise noted
BOOKS: Fiction and non-fiction books are typically selected at least 6 months in advance. Books are chosen by group members

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS: To have read the book (or at least attempted) and participate in the discussion. Food items are also a nice treat.
What we're about: We are a casual group that likes to get together to talk about books in addition to our discussion about the book of the month.  The books we choose to read are varied in subject matter and emotional depth.  We try to choose books that will incite discussion.  If this sounds like the group for you grab our book of the month and join us.
Books We've Read:
Check out our bookshelf at GoodReads
Library
North Shelby Library

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Week 1 Prize Winner: L. Avery
Week 2 Prize Winner: Martha K.
Week 3 Prize Winner: Kathleen T.
Week 4 Prize Winner: Kelly K.
Week 5 Prize Winner: Paula L.
Week 6 Prize Winner: Susan S.
Week 7 Prize Winner: Brad K.



Grand Prize Winner: Lynda S.

Reviews
Title
Probable Claws
Author
Rita Mae Brown
Review
This book is part of a series featuring "Harry" and her four-legged companions: Tucker the Corgi, Mrs. Murphy a tiger cat, and Pewter the fat gray cat. Like the other books, this mystery tells 2 stories at once - present day and 18th century - with each time frame containing interesting characters and wonderful creatures of all kinds. I enjoyed this book.



Title
The Story of Arthur Truluv
Author
Elizabeth Berg
Review
Great Book to end summer reading on.