S.T.E.M. Lab Club

S.T.E.M. Lab Club @4:00PM – 5:00PM  every 4th Thursday for 4th – 8th grade students.  (Please note for the month of September, we will meet September 29)
Let’s meet and learn how things work then we will take home a challenge and give it a try. Take pictures and share your results with the club or bring it to our next club meeting. Registration is required.

Art with Karen

Art with Karen Carroll @4:00PM-5:00PM every 3rd Thursday.
Bring your imaginations and we will provide the brushes, paints, and canvases. Registration Required for this event. Registration opens online. Thursday, September 1st through Wednesday, September 21st.

September Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, September 28th -Lunch & Learn 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Special Guest Speaker, Dona Bonnett of adr Business & Marketing Strategies is our September Lunch & Learn- Bring your lunch to the Library Meeting Room and hear Dona’s Marketing Tips for 2022 that will increase traffic to your business.  RSVP is requested for seating and handouts.  Please click here to make your reservation.

Special Guest Speaker, Dona Bonnett of adr Business & Marketing Strategies is our September Lunch & Learn- Bring your lunch to the Library Meeting Room and hear Dona’s Marketing Tips for 2022 that will increase traffic to your business.

Welcome Beverly’s Dance

Wednesday, September 14th – Beverly’s Studio -10:30AM – 11:00AM

We welcome Beverly’s Dance Studio to Leeds Library in the Meeting Room to give your preschoolers an opportunity to get up and dancing. Come learn the different dance styles and take-away some new dance moves.

We welcome Beverly’s Dance Studio to Leeds Library in the Meeting Room to give your preschoolers an opportunity to get up and dancing. Come learn the different dance styles and take-away some new dance moves.

Ready to Read Book Club

Wellness Wednesday —Ready-to-Read Book Club, (Est. 2005) — 1st Wednesday @10:00AM
Join the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library Book Club. This group of book lovers know the secret of how to sustain a book club. Come and make new friends and be a part of THE book club of the Library.

100 Books Before Kindergarten

Tuesday, September 27th — Born-to-Read @10:30AM
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
◦Register your children and receive a booklet to keep track of each 100 books you read with your children. Finish a booklet and receive a children’s book to grow a home library, a certificate, and another booklet until you reach 1000. *Remember: Story times you and your children attend count as books read.

Tuesday Tot Time

TUESDAY TOT TIME at 10:30 with Ramona 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month. Join us in the meeting room for songs, stories, finger games, and crafts! This program is for children ages 2yrs – 5yrs and their caregiver. Registration is Required VISIT: Online Event Registration.  Registration for this event will open from Thursday, September 1st, 2022 – through Wednesday, September 18th.

Houseplant Swap September 21

Start gathering your cuttings, seedlings, and plants 🪴 from your houseplants you want to donate.  Place them in a cute dirt-filled flowerpot or appropriate container to keep them healthy. Please be sure to write the names of the plants you bring on a label. You can bring your houseplants to the library throughout September.

Then, all day on Wednesday, September 21st (10am-6pm) come in to select a plant you’d like to swap out with your houseplant. Once you’ve selected your new plant friend, check out a gardening book to learn how to keep it thriving!  Take a picture of your happy plant and tag us on social media.

Start gathering your cuttings, seedlings, and plants 🪴 from your houseplants you want to donate.  Place them in a cute dirt-filled flowerpot or appropriate container

Leeds Jane Culbreth Library is located at 8104 Parkway Drive.  Our library is warm and inviting just waiting for you.  Call us at 205.699.5962 or stop in to see us for more information.

My Story Town – Leeds, Alabama

My Story Town

LEEDS, ALABAMA

My Story Town

Once upon a time long, long ago in a place called Leeds, Alabama a library was set in the middle of town. For nearly one-hundred years, the library was a special place for the town’s people to visit. However, this is a story about the recent and intriguing routines of the library’s members. At exactly 10 o’clock on the second Tuesday of every month each of the town’s people quickly finish their breakfast.

They fasten colorful buttons on their shirt as they dress. They reach into their secret hide-a-way spot in search of their small green passport. Then, clinch the passports filled with stamps and stickers as they prepare to leave. The town’s children, excited with anticipation, want to jump around. However, they silently sit waiting and listen to the sounds of the adults getting ready. The children check to see if they placed their favorite buttons on their shirt and silently count them one-by-one. Finally, cars move into the streets of Leeds and begin forming lines that circle around and stop.

The children look out their windows and peak inside their passports. Whispering to themselves they say, “I can’t wait to see where we’ll explore today!”

People of all ages are invited to My Story Town. This is a program designed to inform and build community by using an exciting story time experience to meet and learn together about the pre-selected locations throughout The City of Leeds.

What is My Story Town?

The Leeds Jane Culbreth Library, Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, and Leeds Redevelopment Authority have joined together to provide a new way to guide and inform residents about the past and present of The City of Leeds.

Through visits to historic buildings, businesses, and city municipalities, Every month, throughout the year, on the second Tuesday at 10:30am, the community is invited to gather at
selected locations. The launching of My StoryTown will be at the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library. In October the Leeds Fire Department will host, followed by a meeting at the Leeds
Historical Society in November.

My Story Town is partnering with Millennial Bank in Leeds for a Cookies with Santa and Mrs. Claus event in December.

Through the generosity of the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and the Leeds Redevelopment Authority, children will receive a passport to bring with them each month to collect a commemorative sticker and a matching button to wear from each My Story Town location.

To RSVP for any My Story Town event, please utilize the online registration form or call the library at 205.699.5962. 

We look forward to seeing you at My Story Town!