Margaret Pool, a former Birmingham resident now living at SunnyBrook Living Care Center in Fairfield, will celebrate her 101st birthday Thursday. She would appreciate cards and visits at any time. Her address is 400 Highland St., Fairfield 52556.
The Methodist Ladies will have a bake sale and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Methodist church in Birmingham.
The Birmingham Library board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the library.
The Rebekah Circle of the Methodist church in Birmingham will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the church for a Christmas party. The party will not have a hostess, and everyone should bring snacks.
The Birmingham Library recently received several new books.
In memory of Eleanor Skaggs, given by friends: “The Brides Maid” by Beverly Lewis; “Coming Home” by Karen Kingsbury; “The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven,” by Karen Malarkey; and “The Prairie Romance Collection” by Cathy Hale.
Gifts from Carl Mitchell: “Pet Pals” by Nick Page; “Stories of Pirates” by Russell Panter; “Meet Trouble” by Susan Hood; “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” by Mo Willems; “Dark Night, Sleepy Night” by Harriot Zufert; “Spooky Hay Ride” by Brian James; “Chocolate” by Bronwyn; “Arthur’s Pet Business” by Marc Brown; and “Fossils Tell of Long Ago” by Aliki.
Shott Memorial Books: “The Next Always” and “The Witness” by Nora Roberts; “We Need to Talk” by Lionel Shriver; “The Litigators” and “Theodore the Accused Boone” by John Grisham; “Betrayal” by Danielle Steele; and “Rising Tides,” “True Sisters,” “Sunset Bridge” and “Iron Lace” by Emilie Richards.
—Arlene Lyon, Ledger correspondent