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Brown Front Door.jpg
The front door of the Brown Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library at 300 Bobby Miller Parkway.

Bookmobile with Tides Loads of Hope 5-9-11.jpg
The Tuscaloosa Public Library Bookmobile along with other organizations such as Tide Loads for Hope provided services for residents who were dealing with the aftermath of the April 27, 2011 tornado that devastated parts of Tuscaloosa.

Elizabeth Bradt at the WB grand opening.jpg
In October 2010 the Weaver-Bolden Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library moved to a new building at 2522 Lanier Avenue in part due to a Hope VI grant. The new location was double the size of the old location.

Here are photos from the Grand…

Dr. Seuss's Birthday 2014.jpg
Starting in 2014, the Tuscaloosa Public Library began holding an annual celebration of author Dr. Seuss's Birthday. Games, story times, crafts and much fun were to be had each March.

Deontay Wilder with staff 3-20-09.jpg
Boxer Deontay Wilder who was the only United States Boxer to win a medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Deontay showed off his medal at the library and is with staff members Jana Fine, Kayla Garrett and Emily Sahib.

Cosplay 2015 Staff with Don Teems.jpg
In 2013 Reference Librarians Kellie Alldridge and LaToya Hudson brought a new event to the Tuscaloosa Public Library. Cosplay was a costume-based-event that had its' origins in Japanese Anime. Cosplay lasted from 2013-2016 and attracted hundreds of…

Clifford in the 2010 Christmas Parade.jpg
In 2010 with the theme of "A Crimson Christmas", the staff including future library director Rick Freemon marched in the West Alabama Christmas Parade with the largest Clifford Tuscaloosa had ever seen. Made in the fashion of a Chinese Dragon…

Chief Tuskaloosa Statue.jpg
The Chief Tuskaloosa statue at the Main Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library was created by Willie Logan and given to the library by the McAbee family in 2000.

New WB ribbon cutting.jpg
The ribbon cutting for the New Weaver-Bolden Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library, 2522 Lanier Avenue. Included in the ceremony were Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, City Councilman Harrison Taylor, Tuscaloosa Public Library Board President Sherry…

Y Club.pdf
Neilson Laseter, Sam Beatty and Carl M. Moseley Jr. are shown in this YMCA photo. The Men's Y Club met at the Tuscaloosa YMCA where members practiced their public speaking.

Laseter was a survivor of WWII and came back to Tuscaloosa after the war…
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