Coliseum Boulevard Announces April Programs!!

Story Time

Coliseum Boulevard Branch Library

840 Coliseum Blvd.


Thursday at 10:00 am


April 7     It pays to be nice to others!

“My Friend Bear”, by Jez Alborough

Eddie and his teddy bear meet a very big bear in the woods, and Eddie and the big

bear become good friends.

“Too Many Frogs”, by Sandy Asher

Rabbit’s comfortable nightly routine is disturbed by exuberant Froggie, who settles in

for a snack and a story without being invited.

Craft – Frog masks


National Library Week

April 14     Don’t be afraid of the unknown!

“It Came From the Swamp”, by Nicole Rubel

When a blow on the head gives Alfie the alligator amnesia, he does not know who or

where he is and embarks on a series of startling adventures.

“Jumpy Jack and Googily”, by Meg Rosoff and Sophie Blackall

Jumpy Jack the snail is terrified that there are monsters around every corner despite

the reassurances of his best friend.

Craft – Alligator masks


April 21     We should learn to accept others!

“A Cat and a Dog”, by Claire Masurel and Bob Kolar

A cat and a dog do not like each other until they realize they really need each other.

“ The Pout-Pout Fish”, by Deborah Diesen

The Pout-Pout fish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his

friends suggest ways to change his expressions, until one day a fish comes along that

shows him otherwise.

Craft – Fish masks


April 28     Sometimes we need to listen to other people’s advice!

“Ba Ba Sheep Wouldn’t Go to Sleep”, by Dennis Panek

Ba Ba Sheep decides it would be fun to stay up all night and play but he is so tired the

next day that he looks forward to going to bed.

“Gerald McBoing Boing”, by Dr. Seuss

This is the story of Gerald McCloy and the strange thing that happened to that little


Craft – Sheep masks






Lego League

The first and third Tuesday in April. (April 5 and April 19.)

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Come join the fun and creativity as we build with Legos.


Ukulele and Yarn Art

The first and third Wednesday in April. (April 6 and April 20.)

Bring a favorite song to share with the group along with peer mentoring regularly available.

Bring any yarn or fiber art project you are currently working with to share with other yarn crafters in the room.


Community Art & Soul

Presented by: Three Colors and the Truth

The second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

April 13, 2016 – National Library Week

April 27, 2016

3:30 – 5:15 pm

Bring your own art supplies, or sample materials from the community box.

RSVP: 334-271-7005 or 334-478-4396


Homework Assistance

Our program meets every Tuesday from 5:00 – 5:45 pm. Our tutors offer assistance in Math, English, and Reading.  Students in grades 1 – 12 are invited.  Please bring your own materials and homework, or the lessons you will need assistance with.

Registration is required of students, and adults who are interested in tutoring are invited to assist, with pre-registration required.




















Southern Ladies Coloring Club

The first Wednesday and the third Thursday of each month.

April 6, Wednesday, at 10:00 am

April 21, Thursday, at 5:00 pm

Come join our coloring club. Adult level coloring sheets and color pencils will be provided.

Studies have shown this can be a great stress reducer! Come relax with us!


Southern Charm Book Club

National Library Week

April 14, 2016

3:00 pm

Today we will be discussing the book, “The Paris Wife”, by Paula McLain. This is a story of Hadley Richardson who fell in love and married Ernest Hemingway.   Unprepared for the fast-living of Jazz Age Paris, they must learn to adapt to this new life while holding their marriage together.  Then, we will receive our book for May titled, “The things We Keep”, by Sally Hepworth, a story of a woman, who at thirty-eight, finds her mind is slowly slipping away from her.


Coliseum Adult Program

National Library Week

April 20, 2016

10:00 am

Dr. Pam Long, with AUM’s Scholars Without Walls, will be lecturing on Don Quixote and the 400th anniversary of his death.


Eastbrook Mystery Book Club

April 28, 2016

3:00 pm

We will discuss “Among the Mad”, by Jacqueline Winspear, a book that brings to life the mood and atmosphere of its time. We will pass out our next book, “ The Devil in the White City”, by Eric Larson. This book tells us the story of the first urban serial killer. Women for the first time in history were streaming into Chicago alone, unescorted to find employment, and were never heard from again.


Coliseum Art Gallery

Come see the works of Ginny Townsend and her wonderful collection of folk art paintings.





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