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Don’t you wonder sometimes about the people who create the worlds that carry us away in books, inviting our minds into entire worlds that came into being from their own imaginations? Hoover Public Library is giving us an author showcase this Saturday, July 28, from [...]
Readers, it’s time for one of the most enjoyable events of the year, the Annual Book Sale at the Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook on February 24 – 26, 2012. The friends of other local libraries have book sales or shops, but it’s fair to say [...]
If you tell your kid you’re taking him to a library on Highway 31, that’s one thing. But if you tell him you’re taking him to a Library in the Forest, that is something else entirely. What kid wouldn’t want to go? It sounds like [...]
Birmingham libraries are getting ahead of the electronic book wave by encouraging us to adopt the fantastic downloadable resources that are already available to us on our digital devices. The Digital Bookmobile visited the downtown branch of the library with stops in Hoover (10/21) and [...]
If you’re reaching the limits of what you can remember from your school days (let alone illustrate or explain for your kid), you’ll be delighted to know that FREE online tutoring is available to you with nothing more than your library card. Real, live tutors are available [...]
Enjoy new releases or old classics on your MP3 or PC through the Jefferson County Library System. You are bound to find something you’ll enjoy among the great selection of titles, such as: Memoirs of a Geisha Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 100 Ways to Motivate Others Novels [...]
Here’s a handy diversion for your child: Teletales, a free audio recording of a children’s short story provided by the Hoover Public Library. Dial 205-444-7838 and hear a new story each week. This number is helpful for the wait at the doctor’s office, a long line at the [...]