Smithfield Library (Birmingham Public Library)

City of Birmingham- Public Library The Smithfield Branch Library first opened in 1918 as the Booker T. Washington Library. Links

It was one of the state's first libraries for black Alabamians. The branch library was located in three leased rooms of the Masonic Temple Building at 4th Avenue North and 17th Street . It was not until 1956 that the first Smithfield Library Branch building was dedicated. It holds an important place in the city's history, being the first building specifically built to hold a library for black residents of Birmingham.

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Join us for the 3rd showing of our Christmas Movie Mania which begins at 10am!
No ticket required!🎬

Also, the Free-To-Shop Mobile Store will be in today at 10am. First come, first serve!😊

12/19/2023

Join us this morning from 10am-12 noon for our crochet class!😊🧶

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12/14/2023
12/13/2023

Happy Hump Day!

Lots of happenings today at the Smithfield Branch!!

Join us today for the second showing of our Christmas Movie Mania! No ticket required.

Starts at 10am!😊

12/11/2023

Happy Monday!

Join us today at 2pm for our weekly coloring activity!😊🖍

12/08/2023

Let's start the weekend on "Chill Mode"😁

12/07/2023

Come on in lol....join us for festive fun today!!!

12/06/2023

Happy Wednesday!

Join us for our Christmas Movie Mania today at 10am! 🍿📽

12/05/2023

Join us today at 10am for crochet class!

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Join us today at 3:30pm
ALSO check us out.....

11/30/2023

Join us @ 3:30pm, today!!

11/27/2023

Happy Monday!

Join us today at 2pm as we color "Between the Lines." 😀🖍

11/22/2023

Happy Thanksgiving!!☺️

11/21/2023

Happy Tuesday!

Join us today for crocheting that will be "Off the Hook"! Starts at 10am!😄

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Congratulations to Ms. Hooks for being selected as our 2023 Thanksgiving Giveaway winner!🎉🎉

We appreciate your patronage at our branch! ☺️

11/20/2023

Join us today at 2pm for coloring "Between the Lines".....thanksgiving edition!🖍☺️

11/18/2023

Word Up! 2023 City Wide Poetry Slam is now on Friday, December 8! Still 5:00–9:00 p.m. at the Central Library.

In collaboration with the Flourish Alabama, 12 school teams & 12 individuals will compete for $5,000.00 in cash prizes 💰

Semifinals start at 5:00 p.m. & finals start at 7:00 p.m.

Registration closed as of Friday, November 10. To find more details, visit theflourishal.com/wordup

Giving Tuesday 2023 11/15/2023

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Please support!!! Thank you in advance!!!

Giving Tuesday 2023

11/14/2023

Last meeting of the year!!
Want to join? Everyone is welcome!!

11/09/2023

Come join us today @ 3:30pm!!

11/07/2023

Happy Tuesday!

Join us for crocheting that will be 'Off the Hook'!🧵 Starts at 10am!😊

11/06/2023

Happy Monday!

Join us today at 2 pm for coloring 'Between the Lines'! 😊🖍

11/03/2023

Happy Friday!

Come chill with us today at 3:30 pm!🎮

11/02/2023

Happy Thursday!!

Join us for anime at 3:30pm! Bring snacks and relax with us!😊

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Happy Birthday to us!

Join us today from 2-5 pm to celebrate the Smithfield Branch Library's birthday!! Free birthday cake, while cake lasts! 🎂🥳

10/31/2023

Happy Halloween! 👻

Join us for a Monster Mash costume party today from 3:30 pm - 5 pm! Best costume wins a prize!😊

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Happy Monday!

Join us today for P.M.A (starts at 10am) and Between the Lines(starts at 2 pm)!😊

10/26/2023

Enjoy the festivities😁😁

10/23/2023

Let's celebrate together!!!!!

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Lots of happenings on this motivational Monday:

P.M.A starts at 10 am
Between the Lines starts at 2 pm

See you there!😊

10/20/2023

Come chill with us today at 3:30pm!🎮

Kick Off Magic City Classic Week Networking October 24 at BPL's Classic Cocktails 10/17/2023

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Kick Off Magic City Classic Week Networking October 24 at BPL's Classic Cocktails Don't miss the Birmingham Public Library's 2nd Annual Classic Cocktails , set for 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Central Library downtown next Tu...

10/17/2023

Happy Tuesday!

Crochet class starts at 10 am!🧶😊

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1 8th Avenue W
Birmingham, AL
35204

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm

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