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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Neighbors swap novels through Little Free Libraries, inspiring Samford students to map all local locations. more

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GBHS will bring dogs to the library every Monday in March and April. more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Homewood City Schools Superintendent Bill Cleveland read to kindergarten and first-grade students at Hall-Kent Elementary School recently, and the classes talked about the importance of reading. more

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Photo by Sarah Tuttle.

The book is a collection of short essays about the 12 most strategic issues in life. It is Simmons’ guide to try and help all people walk in wisdom towards a meaningful life. more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

There’s nothing like the smell of a new book or the joy of having your name put on a bookplate in the front of a book. more

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Edgewood Elementary fifth-grade students Tully Mitchell and Luke Keown won second and third place in the HOAR GoDaddy Bowl Reading and Writing Contest. more

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The Homewood Public Library will host its third annual Star Wars Reads Day on Oct. 11 from 1-5 p.m. more

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A group of eighth-grade girls enjoyed a special evening with their fathers (and one older brother) at their fourth annual Story Sisters Mother/Daughter Book Club event. more

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Rachel Estes is known in her neighborhood as “the woman with the book house.” The small blue “house” in her front yard, called the Little Free Library, has become a way to connect her community through the love of a good read. more

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Second graders at Hall-Kent Elementary School celebrated Read Across America day by creating hats about their favorite books. more

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Hall-Kent Elementary School families and teachers donated 7,234 books to the Birmingham Reads Book Drive Challenge for Better Basics’ literacy programs in high-needs schools. more

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May 2018