A recent series of resignations has left the Prattville-Autauga Library board with no remaining members since residents first began objecting to sexually explicit books in the children's section of the public library.

Earlier this week, board members Wayne Lambert, Susan Poteat, and Pam Fredrick resigned from the board of directors, leaving Dr. Tommy Gamper on the board, along with Christie Sellers and Doug Darr, who were appointed last week. As of Wednesday, Gamper also resigned from the board, leaving only the newly elected members and Sandra Harvey, whose resignation will be official by the end of December.

The County will now have to appoint three members, and the city will have to appoint two. The board cannot conduct business with the remaining members as it cannot reach a quorum.

For months, residents have attended the Autauga County Commission and Prattville City Council, often reading excerpts from the children's books with sexually explicit content.

In April, 1819 News reported on several mothers expressing concern with sexually explicit and LGBTQ-promoting children's books in the Autauga-Prattville Public Library, available for any child to read at will.

The result was the formation of two groups opposed to the books, Clean Up Prattville and Clean Up Alabama. The former focuses on the Prattville library, while the latter addresses statewide library issues.

Those who support keeping the books have accused the County Commission of being more in line with those challenging the books, while those challenging the books have found the Prattville City Council to be resistant to their appeals.

See: 'We'll ask that you sit if you do that again' — Tensions rise at city council meeting in continued fight over sexually explicit books in Prattville library

See also: Prattville City Council votes down resolution adding restrictions to 'sexually explicit' materials for those under 18

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