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Little Free Libraries expand their reach in and around Mountain Brook. Read more

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Mountain Brook native pens book about father’s WWII legacy. Read more

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Beginning Feb. 22, book lovers of all ages will be able to find some favorites, classics and unique reads for discounted prices at the annual Emmet O’Neal Library book sale. Read more

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Mountain Brook grandmother writes children’s Christmas story. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Katherine Clark.

Mountain Brook native and author Katherine Clark has revisited her hometown several times through her books in the Mountain Brook series, but this October she will return in person. Read more

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After Mountain Brook resident Mike Diamond retired from the Army as a two-star major general, the Army hired him to help optimize units going to Baghdad. Read more

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Like any diligent doctor would do, Dr. Jason Jack applied a scientific approach when he needed answers to some critical questions. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Hadley Bryant.

If you happen to glance out of your car window on your way to work or school these days, it’s no surprise to see one of many strange new installments that have begun to appear all over Mountain Brook. Read more

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

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When Mountain Brook resident Anne LaRussa first started writing “The Knitter,” her book about her heritage and personal experiences, she thought it was for her family. As she continued writing, however, she realized her book could become much more. Read more

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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. Read more

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The annual book sale helped raise funds for the library this past weekend. Read more

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The Friends of the Emmet O’Neal Library group will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, in part by hosting its annual book sale fundraiser. Read more

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A new satirical novel based on Katherine Clark's teacher at Altamont debuts this month. Clark and Pat Conroy will be present at an author event at the school on Thursday, Sept. 3. Read more

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Lide Inge Hill's book of garden watercolors, which began as a personal project detailing plant life in her backyard, is available this month. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carolyn Ratliff.

A new book features essays about the influence of the Rev. John Claypool. Proceeds benefit the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church ministries, including the Claypool Lecture Series. Read more

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Thanks to efforts by Emma and Olivia Craig, the new library joins more than 25,000 registered Little Free Libraries in all 50 states and over 70 countries. Only three are currently registered in Birmingham. Read more

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Sex at First Sight

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Approximately 2,000 copies of Richard E. Simmons III's book on modern hookup culture and Christian relationships were delivered to Mountain Brook mailboxes last Thursday. Read more

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Doug Wedge's brother-in-law, Charlie O’Brien, inpsired Wedge's rookie offering as an author, The Cy Young Catcher, in bookstores this month. Read more

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The Friends of the Emmet O'Neal Library hosted its annual book sale Feb. 20-22. Read more

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