The Library is closed through Apr 30thin compliance with the Governor’s State Health Order. Reopenings are being considered on a week to week basis based on the State Health Order which is updated almost daily.
The Alabaster City Library was built in 1983 on land donated by one of the city's founding families. A Library Board that is appointed by the Alabaster City Council supervises the Library.
Items For Check Out
The Library has a yearly circulation of approximately 150,000 items, which include:
Internet access is also available through the library, and almost 300 programs are offered through the library throughout the year.
Item Renewals & Checking Held Item Status
Need to renew an item or check the status of a hold?
Please note that we do not renew items by direct calls to the library desk.
Weekly Story Times
Outreach Story Time (at local daycare centers): Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m.
Sensory Story Time: second and fourth Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.
Toddler Tales: Fridays at 10:30 a.m. in the Library Meeting Room
Please check our monthly Children's Department Calendars for additional programs
The mission of the Albert L. Scott Library is to provide excellent library and information resources and services to all the citizens of Alabaster. These resources and services should help city residents obtain information to meet their cultural, educational, recreational and professional needs now and in the future.
Download free e-book and audiobooks with your Shelby County library card with CamelliaNet.
For more information about new materials, placing holds, or searching for a particular item, please visit our catalog.
Hoopla Digital Streaming
Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your Albert L Scott Library card. CLICK HERE
The Albert L. Scott Library would like to thank Alabama Public Library Service, the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the 2019 Collection Development grant awarded to our library that will facilitate many years of patron access to the Hoopla digital media platform.