Albert L. Scott Library

 The library is open, and we are still offering curbside service. Reserve your items online or call 664-6822 and we will deliver them to your vehicle when you arrive. 

*Returned books will be quarantined for 3 days before they are checked in for patron and employee safety.  If you have returned items, please disregard any late notices you receive. We will waive any accrued fines.

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. 
Internet access is also available through the library, and almost 300 programs are offered through the library throughout the year.


 Items For Check Out
  • Audio books
  • Books
  • Movies
  • E-audio books
  • E-books
Item Renewals & Checking Held Item Status

Need to renew an item or check the status of a hold?

Access your library account online or call the automated renewal line at 205-669-3928.

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

Mission Statement

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.
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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.

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