June Calendar is Out!

Here it is! The JUNE Summer Reading Program Calendar of Events Drop for the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library! Look what all we have planned. We can’t wait! We want you there so the fun can happen!

Check our Facebook and Instagram for more details and look on our website.

Here it is! The JUNE Summer Reading Program Calendar of Events Drop for the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library! Look what all we have planned. We can't wait! We want you there so the fun can happen! Check our Facebook and Instagram for more details and look on our website: www.LeedsLibrary.com #AllTogetherNow #LeedsLibrary #SummerReadingProgram

#AllTogetherNow #LeedsLibrary #SummerReadingProgram

Trac Liban

Starting May 24th—Get ready for some fun things to happen over in the library’s reference area. Yes, you read that correctly. Our reference area is where the atlases and maps are located. Join our efforts in tracking a Giraffe, a Sea Turtle, and a Penguin. We will receive the tracking information from the App called Faglo, then we will share it with you.

Leeds Jane Culbreth Library – 205.699.5962

Entertainment on Saturdays


  • Saturday, May 13th @11am-1pm – End-of-School Celebration/Summer Reading Launch/My Small Town Leeds –
  • Saturday, May 20th – 28th Annual Creek Bank Festival – Library Rubber Ducky Race
  • Saturday, May 27th – Library Closed
  • Saturday, June 3rd – Take & Make Bookmakers
  • Saturday, June 10th – YA Taste Test Taiwan Snacks 4Teens – @12 noon –
  • Saturday, June 17th – Family Magic Show with Steve Burgess @10:30am
  • Saturday, June 24th – Take & Make Puppets Bring to Monday’s Magic Show with Barry
  • Saturday, July 1st – Library Closed
  • Saturday, July 8th – YA Taste Test Turkey Snacks 4Teens – @12noon – Taste and create. Basquiat like journal/notebook covers after.
  • Saturday, July 15th – YA Bubble Tea & Donuts Art – Sip Bubble Tea and snack on Donuts while you create.
  • Saturday, July 22nd – *** Maybe a Bee Keeper will be coming

Entertainment on Thursdays


Thursdays – Drop in and play at the Library – 10am – 5:30pm – we will have fun things to do and explore in the kids area. Come to the library to stay cool and meet your friends to play on Thursdays together.

Thursdays – Play and Create Together LEGOS – @1:30pm we have LEGOS for most ages. Come to the meeting room and play and create LEGOS together.

Thursday, June 8th – Alabama Wildlife Center – @10:30am – Come learn about the animals in Alabama. We can see and learn about the animals who fly, crawl and live in the wild near us.

Thursday, June 15th – Leeds Tribute Quilt @1:30pm – This event is for all ages! We are excited that, the much loved and talented, Children’s Director, Karen Carroll is going to let everyone create something unique to be added to the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library
Tribute Quilt. Once the quilt is complete we will display it at the library. Join us in the meeting room to create a beautiful gift to help celebrate the Library’s 100th year!

Thursday, June 22nd – Create together – Flower Power Craft – @1:30pm

Thursday, June 29th – Be sure to bring in your poem about your favorite place in Leeds so that we can display it on our board to share your love for our cite and for others to be inspired.

Thursday, July 6th – Drop in and play 10am – 5:30pm and Create & Play Together LEGOs

Thursday, July 13th – Red Mountain Theatre @10:30am – we are happy to have the Red Mountain Traveling Theatre group come to the library a second time! Come watch and learn.

Thursday, July 27th – The Science Lady @1:00pm – The Science Lady is returning to do a program just for the older kids – 6th-12th. Come explore and do some hands-on science experiments. Her programs are always entertaining, she teaches science in a fun way.

Entertainment on Wednesdays


Wednesday, June 7th – Spatial Poetry – Write a poem about your favorite street or place in Leeds. Bring a copy of your poem to display on our Spatial Poetry Board and make a copy to give to the location that is your favorite place to keep the kindness going.

Wednesday, June 14th – The Science Lady Returns! – @10:30am for younger children PreK – 5th graders – come see science experiments with some hands-on fun and always lots of laughs.

Wednesday, June 21st – with the Alabama Wildlife Center at 1:00pm – Kick off the first day of summer in the cool temperatures of the library. We will explore the animals that the Alabama Wildlife Center brings. Learn up close and see these amazing animals who
live right and fly above us everyday.

Wednesday, June 28th – Red Mountain Theatre at 11am- Come to the library and see these traveling professionals preform. We will get a chance to learn too!

Wednesday, July 5th – Library Closed for the holiday

Wednesday, July 12th – Library Campout- We are going to place our cute kid-sized tents in the meeting room, turn on the patio lights, pull down the movie screen and watch a kid friendly movie. We will have campout themed snacks and beverages, sing campfire songs make shadow puppets and make campout themed crafts. (No scary stories)

Wednesday, July 19th – Nashville Science Guys @2pm – This group of Science Guys are entertaining and fun… you will not want to miss it!

Enertainment on Tuesdays


  • Tuesday, June 6th – 4-H @10:30am for K-5th graders and 1:30pm for 6th-12th graders
  • Tuesday, June 13th – My Story Town at the Leeds Post Office @9am
  • Tuesday, June 27th – Drop in and play with our puppets at our puppet theater
  • Tuesday, July 4th – Closed for the holiday
  • Tuesday, July 11th – Mr. Larry’s Magic Show @10:30am and 4:00pm
  • Tuesday, July 18th – 4-H Extension @10:30am for younger children @1:30pm for older

Good Vibes Mondays


Monday, June 5th @3pm – Make a Love Bug Clip for yourself and one to share. Sisey the therapy doggie will be with us in the back room. We will have soothing lighting, a cool temperature so you can snuggle in a blanket.

Monday, June 12th @3pm – Good Vibes Monday – Self-care & Share – come in and make a card. We have a picture book that will inspire you to create a card to share with others. Sisey will be with us, we will have soothing lighting, and cool temperatures so you can bring a blanket to help you relax.

Monday, May 29th – City of Leeds Closed for Memorial Holiday.

Monday, June 19th Juneteenth – The Library is closed – Consider continuing the Good Vibes by taking time to practice Self-care & share. Let us know next Monday what you did.

Monday, June 26th @3pm – Good Vibes Monday – Self-care & Share – Bring a craft to do and one to share with friends. Maybe you want to create a no-sew blanket to use especially for Good Vibes Monday. We will see you at 3pm with our therapy doggie,
Sisey, cool temperatures, and soothing lighting.

Monday, July 3rd – The library will be closed to celebrate the 4th of July Holiday!  See You next Monday! Practice Self-care and share with your loved ones.

Monday, July 10th @3pm – Good Vibes Monday – Self-care & Share – We will have Sisey, the therapy dog and some supplies to help you make Bath Bombs & Scrubs for yourself and to share with a friend.

Monday, July 17th @3pm – Good Vibes Monday – Self-care & Share – We will continue the share vibes by writing encouraging notes on sticky paper that we’ll provide then tucking them into library books. Write some kind words and continue the kindness throughout Leeds. Write something kind and leave it with your tip or when you place an order at the drive thru window when you go out to eat this week. Let us know to whom you shared kindness and how they reacted. As usual we will have soothing lighting, a cool temperature so you can relax and snuggle up, and Sweet Sisey the therapy doggie.

Monday, July 24th @3pm – Good Vibes Monday – Self-Care & Share – We will create an environment in the meeting room for you to relax. Come with a blanket and cozy clothes. We will have soothing lighting, a cool room temperature and Sisey the therapy
dog. We will have the supplies and directions available to create all sorts of friendship bracelets. Come create a bracelet for yourself and for your friends.

Monday, July 31st @3 – Our final Summertime Good Vibes Monday – Self-care & Share – Bring a snack and drink, listen to your own music, enjoy some time to relax in a cool room with soothing lighting and Sisey our library therapy dog.