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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time
10:30 AM
Description

This program will be presented by Jefferson County Master Gardener, Mike Rushing. To quote Thomas Jefferson: "but though I am an old man, I am but a young gardener". I will share some ideas about continuing to garden in our later years. 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 04, 2018
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Come and learn what the North Shelby Library has to offer and get the most out of your library card.
Location
Conference Room - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 04, 2018
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Come and learn what the North Shelby Library has to offer and get the most out of your library card.
Location
Conference Room - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Get creative on the canvas!

Adult Beverages and light snacks will be served.

$5.00 fee at Registration. 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description

The Book Club will meet at the library to discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.  Refreshments usually served. 

Location
Main Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 08, 2018
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Family Breakout returns! Don't have your family with you? Bring your friends. The two groups with the best times will be invited back to play again for a prize!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 08, 2018
Time
11:30 AM
Description
Family Breakout returns! Don't have your family with you? Bring your friends. The group with the best time will be invited back at a later date to play for a prize!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 08, 2018
Time
12:30 PM
Description
Family Breakout returns! Don't have your family with you? Bring your friends. The group with the best time will be invited back at a later date to play for a prize!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 08, 2018
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Family Breakout returns! Don't have your family with you? Bring your friends. The two groups with the best times will be invited back to play again for a prize!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 08, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Family Breakout returns! Don't have your family with you? Bring your friends. The two groups with the best times will be invited back to play again for a prize!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 08, 2018
Time
5:00 PM
Description
Family Breakout returns! Don't have your family with you? Bring your friends. The two groups with the best times will be invited back to play again for a prize!
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 11, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Join John Easterling as he mixes up different summer cocktails for you to try! Registration required Sponsored by The Friends of the Mt Laurel Library

 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time
6:15 PM
Description
This educational program is presented by Jim Nix from Horizons Financial Insurance Group
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 15, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Trivia, adult beverages, snacks! 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, June 18, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Did you know that some carnivorous plants are great for home insect control or that Alabama has its very own native specie? Join Noah Yawn of Myers Plants and pottery as he discusses these unique plants and how to take care of them. Leave with your own carnivorous plant! Additional plants will be available to purchase. Registration required Sponsored by The Friends of the Mt Laurel Library
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
10:30 AM
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
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time
6:00 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, wine and relaxation.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Use your own bricks to make an original (not from a kit) creation to be judged by our all-star judges. Registration required. View a rules and information sheet on our website.  For more information, read rules and guidelines here.  Lego Competition FAQ's.  
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Interested in writing for a young adult audience? Working on a young adult novel? Sign up for this writing workshop with young adult author, Ash Parsons, winner of the 2016 PEN Literary Award and author of Still Waters and The Falling Between Us.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time
4:00 PM
Description
**You must be 21 years of age to participate**

Bartender John Easterling will be guiding us through unique summer cocktails Sunday afternoon.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time
6:15 PM
Description
This educational program is presented by Jim Nix from Horizons Financial Insurance Group
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 29, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a night a friendly, fun, non gambling poker! 
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Get creative on the canvas!

Adult Beverages and light snacks will be served.

$5.00 fee at Registration
Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
6:00 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, wine and relaxation.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description

The Book Club will meet at the library to discuss The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See.  Refreshments usually served. 

Location
Main Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Belly Dancing for fun and fitness with Liz Malcolm. Wear comfortable form fitting exercise clothing and prepare to have fun. Registration required.  Sponsored by The Friends of the Mt Laurel Library

 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time
7:00 PM
Description

We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker at this year's dinner will be Tiffany Reisz! Reisz is the author of the internationally bestselling and award-winning Original Sinners series for Mira Books (Harlequin/Mills & Boon). We will also have special guest, Andrew Shaffer, New York Times bestselling author of "How to Survive a Sharknado & Other Unnatural Disasters." 

Book signing will follow the dinner.

Tickets are $20.00 | Purchase tickets now.

Reduced rates available for published authors. If you are a published author and would like to attend, please contact Michelyn at 205-439-5510 or nsref@shelbycounty-al.org for a reduced rate.


Location
Meeting Room
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 16, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Grab a glass of wine and view award winning wildlife photographer Bob Quarles exhibit and hear him speak. Wine and cheese will be served. Registration required Sponsored by The Friends of the Mt Laurel Library

 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Learn how to keep your vegetable garden thriving while fighting pests and the heat of summer.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time
10:30 AM
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
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time
6:00 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, wine and relaxation.
Location
Classroom - Alabama Green Industry side
Library
North Shelby Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Jim Phillips will be here to discuss amazing treasures, some lost and some found from Alabama. Registration required. Sponsored by The Friends of the Mt Laurel Library

 

Location
Meeting Room
Library
Mt Laurel Library

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Title
THE SILENT CORNER
Author
DEAN KOONTZ
Review
This was a great suspense ride. Dean Koontz always makes you feel like you are right there, in the moment, never boring.