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We're happy to have you back in the library!

Mon-Sat, 10 AM - 6 PM

*Hours subject to change based on O'Neal Library COVID-19 policy.

Some things have changed, so here's our plan for making your visit as safe and efficient as possible.


• Limit your visit to 1 hour.
• Maintain a 6-foot distance from others.
• Wear a face covering.
• No cash transactions - bring your debit card.
• Wash your hands often.
• Cover coughs and sneezes.
• Avoid touching your face.
• Stay home if you're not feeling well, or use
  our curbside service instead!

Please limit your visit to 1 hour per day.
During that time, feel free to...

• Browse and check out materials
• Return items to the bookdrop
• Pick up holds
• Get a library card
• Get assistance with your account
• Pay library fines - debit or credit only
• Study - 4 tables (first come, first served; follow the one hour guideline; stay masked)

Public Computer Use...

• Public computers are by reservation only (call 205-445-1166 to reserve).
• Make sure you have your library card ready when you call.
• Reservations are for one hour per person per day.
• Reservations are available Monday-Saturday at 10:00, 11:30, 1:00, 2:30 & 4:00.
• No in person computer help - We will provide assistance only through chat.
• Please let us know if you need to print.
• Be sure to bring your own storage device if needed.
• Check out our frequently asked questions sections for more details.

We're Not Quite Ready For...

Spaces Taking a Break...

• Making copies
• In-person programs
• Meeting room reservations
• Food/drink

• Study rooms
• Quiet room
• Makerspace
• Meeting rooms

Things You Can Do From Home...

• Get a library card - call 205-445-1101 or apply online.
• Search the catalog and place holds or browse from our homepage.
• Schedule Curbside Pickup.
• Get book recommendations - adults or teens click here - kids click here.
• Check out e-books or stream movies.
• Email us for assistance at
• Get technology assistance - email
• Check out our virtual programs for Adults, Teens, and Kids.
Download our app - View your account, pay fines, place holds, 
  and more...