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Computer classes temporarily halted at Birmingham Public Library due to heat

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Temperatures are rising outside as well as inside the Birmingham Public Library’s Central Branch, located in downtown Birmingham. To assist in trying to keep temperatures within the building down, access to public computers are limited from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Additionally, computer classes normally offered at the Regional Library Computer Center and proctoring services have been temporarily halted.

For those interested in taking computer courses, you can do so at other libraries. Two of which are Five Points West Library (Birmingham Public Library System) and Hueytown Public Library. All classes at both locations are free.

Five Points West classes are:

  • May 8: “Flyers and Invitations: Microsoft Publisher” at 9:30 a.m.
  • May 13: “Learn how to type: Keyboarding I” at 6:30 p.m.
  • May 15: “Question and Answer” at 9:30 a.m.
  • May 22: “Presentations: Microsoft PowerPoint” at 9:30 a.m.

Hueytown Public Library classes are:

  • May 13: “Introduction to Internet” at 10 a.m.
  • May 20: “Introduction to E-mail” at 10 a.m.
  • May 27: “Copy and Paste” at 10 a.m.

You may also contact the following libraries for information about their computer courses:

Please visit the Birmingham Public Library website or Birmingham Public Library blog for the latest news and updates on the progress status of the maintenance and repairs.



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