Birmingham Public Library (BPL) was chosen as one of 10 national organizations to receive the 2021 Infy Maker Award. The 2021 Infymaker Awards announced BPL’s win during the virtual ceremony and they are the only winner from Alabama.
It’s official. Bham Now has moved into our first permanent home, located on historic Morris Avenue. So why did we land on one of the oldest (yet hippest) streets in town? Read on to learn more & get a sneak peek at our office!
As a history geek, I’ve been obsessed with the photos of O.V. Hunt for years. In the early 1900s, he captured some of the best photos of Birmingham—at least in my opinion. I picked out a few of my favorites to share what Birmingham looked like through Hunt’s lens, over a century ago.
When COVID hit back in March 2020, the City of Birmingham closed arts, cultural and sporting organizations across the city. Some of these have opened back up and others will soon. Keep reading for all the details.
Last week , as the world paused to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) was busy helping researchers pay tribute to the man who led the 1960s civil rights movement, much of it from Birmingham.
Last month, Floyd Council was installed as the new executive director of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL). Council will oversee all operations of BPL’s 19 library locations and manage 285 employees.
For the 10th consecutive year, The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is helping Birmingham-area students prepare for the upcoming school year by hosting a School Supplies Giveaway on Saturday, August 5 at 10 a.m.