Friends of Emmet O’Neal Library Book Sale

For more than 50 years, the Friends of the Emmet O’Neal Library have supported the library through its annual book sale, with proceeds benefitting the library’s adult and teen programs.  This year’s sale will begin Feb. 20 with a preview party and will continue with a general sale Feb 21-23.  From a child’s favorite picture book, a current bestseller, or a rare signed first edition – you never know what you’ll discover.  Patrons contributing a minimum of $25 (payable at the door) may attend the Preview Party on Thursday, February 20th from 6-8 pm.   At the Preview Party you’ll get first crack at the 10,000 volumes available during the sale,
including beautiful art and coffee table books, collectible items, and rare titles.  On Sunday, the final day of the sale, books will be half price upstairs and $15 per bag in the basement.

Friends of Emmet O’Neal Library Book Sale

For more than 50 years, the Friends of the Emmet O’Neal Library have supported the library through its annual book sale, with proceeds benefitting the library’s adult and teen programs.  This year’s sale will begin Feb. 20 with a preview party and will continue with a general sale Feb 21-23.  From a child’s favorite picture book, a current bestseller, or a rare signed first edition – you never know what you’ll discover.  Patrons contributing a minimum of $25 (payable at the door) may attend the Preview Party on Thursday, February 20th from 6-8 pm.   At the Preview Party you’ll get first crack at the 10,000 volumes available during the sale,
including beautiful art and coffee table books, collectible items, and rare titles.  On Sunday, the final day of the sale, books will be half price upstairs and $15 per bag in the basement.

Friends of Emmet O’Neal Library Book Sale

For more than 50 years, the Friends of the Emmet O’Neal Library have supported the library through its annual book sale, with proceeds benefitting the library’s adult and teen programs.  This year’s sale will begin Feb. 20 with a preview party and will continue with a general sale Feb 21-23.  From a child’s favorite picture book, a current bestseller, or a rare signed first edition – you never know what you’ll discover.  Patrons contributing a minimum of $25 (payable at the door) may attend the Preview Party on Thursday, February 20th from 6-8 pm.   At the Preview Party you’ll get first crack at the 10,000 volumes available during the sale,
including beautiful art and coffee table books, collectible items, and rare titles.  On Sunday, the final day of the sale, books will be half price upstairs and $15 per bag in the basement.

Friends of Emmet O’Neal Library Book Sale

For more than 50 years, the Friends of the Emmet O’Neal Library have supported the library through its annual book sale, with proceeds benefitting the library’s adult and teen programs.  This year’s sale will begin Feb. 20 with a preview party and will continue with a general sale Feb 21-23.  From a child’s favorite picture book, a current bestseller, or a rare signed first edition – you never know what you’ll discover.  Patrons contributing a minimum of $25 (payable at the door) may attend the Preview Party on Thursday, February 20th from 6-8 pm.   At the Preview Party you’ll get first crack at the 10,000 volumes available during the sale,
including beautiful art and coffee table books, collectible items, and rare titles.  On Sunday, the final day of the sale, books will be half price upstairs and $15 per bag in the basement.

This Birmingham author’s new book is already receiving rave reviews, and it’s all about the fascinating life of the woman who wrote ‘Goodnight Moon’

Birmingham resident Amy Gary is the editor of the Margaret Wise Brown estate, and she’s about to release a new biography about Brown, the author of the esteemed children’s book, Goodnight Moon.

In The Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown (Flatiron, 288 pages, $26.99) has opened up to rave reviews, like this one in the Washington Post.

Margaret Wise Brown and her dog, Crispin’s Crispian, via Flat Iron Books

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