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Albert L. Scott Library
Albert L. Scott Library seeks to provide excellent resources and services to all. These resources help residents obtain information to meet their cultural, educational, recreational and professional needs.
Calera Public Library
Roy Downs Memorial Library, formally Calera Public Library, has been serving Calera and Shelby County residents since 1958. The current facility is conveniently located close to the area’s schools, and within Oliver Park. The building was constructed with an eye towards patron comfort and experience.
Chelsea Public Library
The Chelsea Public Library opened its doors on February 6, 2001 as a branch of the Harrison Regional Library. We were located in the upstairs meeting room of the 1st National Bank of Shelby County for 4 years. In August of 2004 we moved the first floor of Chelsea City Hall.
Columbiana Public Library
The Columbiana Public Library has been serving Columbiana and Shelby County residents since 1969. The Library is governed by a five-member library board that is appointed by the mayor and city council. Currently the library has a collection of over 24,500 materials. We serve a city population of 3,607 plus surrounding unincorporated areas. Last year’s annual circulation of over 66,000 items made the Columbiana Public Library one of the busiest small libraries in the state.
Harpersville Public Library
The best place for inspiring minds...The Harpersville Library. We love people and welcome anyone to visit our library. Our collections of material include books, videos, DVDs, audio books, and music CDs. Internet access is also available through the library. Programs for children and adults are offered throughout the year.
Harrison Regional Library
Shelby County public libraries exist to meet the educational, informational and recreational needs of Shelby County residents. In order to fulfill this goal, libraries offer an extensive collection of books, audio book (cassettes and CDs), videos, DVDs, music and electronic databases. Shelby County libraries are linked together as a cooperative library system.
Helena Public Library
The Jane B. Holmes Public Library in Helena, AL, established in the 1940's, obtained a permanent home at 230 Tucker Road in 1988, with an addition/renovation in 1999. The "neighborhood library" boasts a collection of over 31,000 items, with the largest and most diverse collection of DVDs and Music CDs in Shelby County.
Created through individual donations and fundraising, the Mt Laurel Library is a reflection of the priority our residents place on education, literature, arts, and culture.
North Shelby Library
The North Shelby Library District was created in 1988 by an act of the state legislature and a majority vote of the residents of the district to provide library services to an area of Shelby County. The library operates as a 501-C-3 organization under the laws of the state and the direction of a five-member board.
Parnell Memorial Library
The Montevallo Public Library was founded in March of 1958 under the leadership of the City of Montevallo and the Montevallo Branch of the American Association of University Women. The library began modestly as a collection of several hundred books in a small room at City Hall.
Pelham Public Library
The Pelham Public Library is a full-service library located in a new facility at the intersection of Pelham Park Blvd and Highway 31 in Pelham. The 20,000 square foot facility occupies two floors with separate departments for children, teens, and adults as well as meeting space and study rooms. In April 2019, the library was recognized for the achievement of library standards at the gold level by the Alabama Library Association. This is the highest state award recognizing excellence in library service.
Vincent McGraw Library
The Lallouise Florey McGraw Public Library, located in Vincent, Alabama, is one of the oldest libraries in Shelby County. In the 1950s, Mrs. McGraw started our library in the corner of her father’s grocery store. Groundbreaking ceremonies, for the current building, were held in the fall of 1966, and the doors opened to the public on December 6, 1966.
Westover Public Library
Westover Public Library is one of the newest libraries in Shelby County. Located in city hall the library is open to all city residents. Library resources include books, videos, books on CD and tape, DVDs, and magazines. We have children activities including summer reading programs. Our outreach programs for senior citizens are available to any senior wanting to attend. We have free Internet access and are a hotspot for wireless Internet.
Wilsonville Public Library
The Vernice Stoudenmire Public Library is located in the town of Wilsonville and began serving the community in 1942. The library is named for Ms. Vernice Stoudenmire who was our librarian for over 40 years. Library resources include books and DVDs, as well as access to the internet and electronic databases. Wi-Fi is available in the parking lot and mobile HotSpots can be checked out by residents with a current library card. We provide activities for children including summer reading and other programs throughout the year. The library is open Monday through Friday, 11 am to 5 pm.