Emmet O'Neal Library


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As summer is winding down, the Emmet O’Neal Library together with the Junior Women’s of Committee of 100 will be hosting a back-to-school feature night on the lawn on Aug. 18 with a showing of “The LEGO Batman Movie.” more

Jul 26, 2017 10:15 AM People

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By Keith McCoy

City Hall, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and the Emmet O'Neal Library will be closed. more

Jun 28, 2017 3:56 PM News

Not long ago, elementary-aged students were enjoying the release of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. more

Jun 23, 2017 3:27 PM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The Emmet O'Neal Library will be handing out cupcakes until 5 p.m. today as well as collecting final scavenger hunt submissions. more

May 24, 2017 2:07 PM People

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By Keith McCoy

Both City Hall and the Emmet O'Neal Library will be closed in honor of the holiday, and trash pick-up will occur one day late. more

May 24, 2017 9:16 AM News


Emily Featherston

The annual event marks the start of the summer reading season. more

May 21, 2017 6:36 PM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The event saw performances from local bands Kate and the Howlers and Riverbend, as well as a bounce house, dunk tank, ice cream, and of course, birthday cake. more

May 7, 2017 10:23 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Alabama native Lindsy Gardner joins Emmet O’Neal as new director. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:36 PM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

This May, Mountain Brook turns 75. To mark this occasion, the city, Mountain Brook Schools, the Emmet O’Neal Library and the Chamber of Commerce are coming together for a month-long celebration. more

Apr 26, 2017 11:23 AM People


Photo courtesy of Emmet O’Neal Library.

The Emmet O’Neal Library and the Junior Women’s Committee of 100 will host their annual Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival outside the library on Sunday, May 21. more

Apr 26, 2017 11:02 AM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The library renovations would be done in stages, the Locksley Drive sidewalk is slated to be placed on the side with the fire station, and nine other sections of roads are scheduled to be repaved in the upcoming year. more

Mar 27, 2017 9:15 PM News

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The egg hunt will kick off April 15 at 10 a.m., when the Easter Bunny blows his whistle signaling the start of the festivities. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:55 AM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Hardbacks are $4 and paperbacks are $2, and children's books are half those prices, and book selections include large print, mystery, fiction, history, religion, art and coffee table books. more

Feb 24, 2017 1:35 PM People

Sue DeBrecht

hoto by Lexi Coon.

Sue DeBrecht has done a lot for the Emmet O’Neal Library. more

Feb 23, 2017 10:21 AM People


Photos courtesy of Jamie White, UAB.

On March 9, the Emmet O’Neal Library and UAB will come together to hold their second Neuroscience Café. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:49 PM People


Photo by Lexi Coon

Just like many aspects of Mountain Brook, the Emmet O’Neal Library is always striving to do more for its community and be the best it can be. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:34 PM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The Chamber of Commerce awarded the Employee of the Award, the Tynes Award and the Jemison Visionary Award to community members for their work in and around Mountain Brook. more

Jan 24, 2017 3:57 PM Businesses

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The William Tynes Award is an annual award given out by the Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook to recognize someone who has been a huge community partner. more

Dec 28, 2016 4:09 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

The city of Mountain Brook will be observing the holidays with various closings. more

Dec 19, 2016 2:05 PM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

City council members heard updates regarding a miniature cell tower on Mountain Brook Parkway and the search to preemptively fill the position of executive director for the Emmet O'Neal Library. more

Nov 28, 2016 8:22 PM News

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