Be sure to visit the Investor's Corner on the second floor where comfy leather chairs and coffee service await you. This special section of the library is strictly devoted to investors and those interested in business materials. The library carries Value Line, Morningstar Mutual Funds, Standard & Poor's Stock Report and The Outlook. Our newspaper holdings in this section include Investors Business Daily, the Birmingham Business Journal, and the Wall Street Journal. So grab a chair, a cup of joe, a newspaper, and relax!
Library Catalog - use this to search for a book, movie, or other resource.
Remember the old days of card catalogs? These days, the library catalog is all online. This makes searching much easier. Give it a try.
My Account - use this to renew your items online, see what you have checked out, and even pay your fines. You can turn on your "reading history" to keep track of what you have borrowed. For privacy reasons, we don't turn this feature on for you.
Flipster - click on the Flipster link to easily access a site where you can browse available magazines. You can then click on a magazine to view it within your browser. When you have the free Flipster app downloaded, you can select the “Open in App” option to download the magazine to the app, where it can be read and managed offline.
Rosetta Stone - click on the Rosetta Stone link to easily access language learning in over 30 different languages.
Research Databases - use this to find online journals and magazines (such as Consumer Reports) and reference information on just about any topic you can imagine. This service is provided by the Jefferson County Library Cooperative and there may be additional databases available at specific libraries.
Downloadable Collection of ebooks and audiobooks - use this to find ebooks and audiobooks that you can download to your Nook, Kindle, or iPad.
HOOPLA - use this to instantly download free digital movies, music,
and more with your library card.
Mountain Brook residents with a valid library card can borrow 10 hoopla items per month.
Checkout periods are as follows:
Movies & TV - 72 hours
Music - 7 days
Audiobooks, Ebooks, & Comics - 21 days
Freegal Music - use this to download up to 3 songs per week for free (available to Mountain Brook residents only). The songs are yours to keep.
Universal Class - create an account and get started learning.
Heritage Quest - learn about your family history.
Didn't find what you needed?
Below are some links to various sources of information that our patrons find helpful. General categories include:
If you can't find what you need, give us a call (205) 445-1121 or drop us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We'll get back to you just as soon as we can with some help.
Winter Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Wed - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Fri, Sat - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Sun - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Tue - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Fri, Sat - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Sun - Closed