Coliseum Boulevard Library Announces August Programs!!

Adult Programs

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.



Coliseum Adult Program

August 17, 2016

10:00 am

Missy Middlebrooks, with ADEM, will be here to present a program on the water quality of streams and rivers in Alabama from the most polluted to the most pristine.


Southern Charms Book Club

August 11, 2016

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing “The Dressmaker’s War”, by Mary Chamberlain, a historical fiction account of an English seamstress taken prisoner in Germany during WWII. In this novel it tells of Ada Vaughan while describing her perseverance, the choices she must make to stay alive, and the haunting aftermath of the war.  Then, we will receive “A Land More Kind than Home”, by Wiley Cash, a story about the bond between two brothers and the evil they face in a small western North Carolina town.


Eastbrook Mystery Book Club

August 25, 2016

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing “The Sound of Glass”, by Karen White. This is the story of Merritt, who is living in her family home surrounded by strangers, and how she is forced into unraveling the Heyward family past as she faces her own fears and finds the healing she needs in the salt air of the Lowcountry.


Coliseum Art Gallery

Our featured artist this month is Mr. Billy Farshee. Come by and see his wonderful pet portraits and still life paintings.


Weaving for Beginners

August 3, 2016

10:00 am

Barbara Hightower will be teaching weaving as we learn how to make a wall hanging. Please bring your own yarn if you choose as only limited yarn will be on hand.



Story Time, Lego League, and Coliseum Coloring Club will resume

New Titles @ Your Library, July 25, 2016



Free Refills by Peter Grinspoon

Importance Of Being Little by Erika Christakis

Leonard by William Shatner

Ottoman Endgame by Sean McMeekin

To Hell And Back by Ian Kershaw

Wild By Nature by Sarah Marquis

Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger

Modern Business Etiquette by Audrey Bonvin-Dechoux

Earnhardt Nation by Jay Busbee

Eat Fat, Get Thin by Mark Hyman

How To Be A Tudor by Ruth Goodman

Indentured by Joseph Nocera

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri



Forgotten Room by Karen White

Forgotten Soldier by Brad Taylor

Gentleman Jole And The Red Queen Lois Bujold

Good Goodbye by Carla Buckley

Interior Darkness by Peter Straub

King’s Justice by Stephen Donaldson

Midnight Sun by Jo Nesbo

Murder On A Summer’s Day by Frances Brody

Quality Of Silence by Rosamund Lupton

Shoot by Loren D. Estleman

Violent Crimes by Phillip Margolin

Winter Girl by Matt Marinovich

Great Zoo Of China by Matthew Reilly

New Leaf by Catherine Anderson

Natchez Burning by Geg Iles

Death Of A Nurse by M.C. Beaton

I’m Traveling Alone by Samuel Bjork


New Titles @ Your Library, July 18, 2016



On MY Own by Diane Rehm

This Is Your Brain On Sports by Jon Wertheim

Turning The Tables by Teresa Giudice

Walking The Nile by Levison Wood

What Happened Miss Simone? by Alan Light

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

Part Of Our Lives by Wayne Wiegand

United States Of Jihad by Peter Bergen

Untangled by Lisa Damour

Battle For Room 314 by Ed Boland

Better Living Through Criticism by A.O. Scott

Blood Brothers by Randy Roberts

Dead Presidents by Brady Carlson

Happiness Track by Emma Seppala

How To Have A Good Day by Caroline Webb

Seven Last Words by James Martin

Splendid Savage by Steve Kemper

Black Presidency by Michael Dyson

Brand Luther by Andrew Pettegree

Every Time I Find The Meaning Of Life, They Change It by Daniel Klein




Opening Belle by Maureen Sherry

Remembrance by Meg Cabot

Robert B. Parker’s Blackjack by Robert Knott

Sweetgirl by Travis Mulhauser

Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Arcadia by Iain Pears

Georgia by Dawn Tripp

Arrangement by Ashley Warlick

Art Of War by Stephen Coonts

Black Rabbit Hall by Eve Chase

Runaway by Peter May

Swans Of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

Wolves by Alex Berenson

Alone In The Dark by Karen Rose

Angels Burning by Tawni O’Dell

Anything For You by Kristan Higgins

Breakdown by Jonathan Kellerman

Cometh The Hour by Jeffrey Archer

Doubter’s Almanac by Ethan Canin