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ADult summer reading

All Summer Long

Join us for a grown-up version of Summer Reading fun! We'll have fun programs throughout the summer and play our simple Summer Reading game to win the grand prize.

SMart directions @ emmet o'neal library

Thursday, June 2
Doors at 6:00 p.m.
Lecture at 6:30 p.m.

The State of the Economy

Smart Directions @ Emmet O'Neal Library is a series of seminar style programs on personal finance and investing. This program is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association.

The doors to the Library Meeting Room will open at 6:00 p.m. and a light meal with be served. Dr. Rauterkus will begin his talk at 6:30 p.m. Can't make the meeting? The series will be recorded and available through our website or on DVD.


French film fest

Wednesday, June 15 6:30pm

Band of Outsiders


Join us for the second selection of our summer French film festival. Four years after Breathless, Jean-Luc Godard reimagined the ganger film even more radically with Band of Outsiders. In it, two restless young men enlist the object of both of their desires to help them commit a robbert - in her own home. This audactious and wildly entertaining French New Wave gem features some of Godard's most memorable set pieces, including the headlong race through the Louvre and the unshakably cool Madison dance sequence.

Not rated but intended for adult audiences.

Adult summer reading literary trivia night

Thursday, June 16 6:30pm

Ages 18+ only.

Bring a friend or a whole team and compete for prizes in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place - and bragging rights!

Teams of no more than four players should register in advance by calling the Adult Desk at 205-445-1121.


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