Friends of the Library

Regular Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • Albert L. Scott Library
    100 9th Street Northwest
    Meeting Room
    Alabaster, AL 35007

Bookmender Meetings

  • 1 - 3 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday of each month
  • Albert L. Scott Library
    100 9th Street Northwest
    Alabaster, AL 35007
  1. Judy Mosely


  1. Amanda Turner

    1st Vice President

  1. Hoyt Filyaw

    2nd Vice President

  1. Tricia Aaron


  1. Christi Hamlin

    Assistant Secretary

  1. Judy Wood


  1. Vacant Vacant

    Publicity Chairman

  1. David Cummings

    Board of Directors

  1. Daisy Washington

    Board of Directors

  1. Renee Palmer

    Board of Directors

  1. Jeanette Hughes

    Board of Directors

  1. Judy Fields

  1. Stacy Fitch

  1. Ruth Dunmire

    Board of Directors

  1. Richie Irvin

    Board of Directors

  1. Sat Dec. 7

    Alabaster Christmas Parade | "A Storybook Christmas" In order to view all of the Parade entries, you will need to be South of the former Faith Consignment building across from the 1022 Tower. NOTE: Candy will be thrown along the Parade route. Please do not enter Highway 31 to retrieve candy as that creates a dangerous situation!
  2. Tue Dec. 10

    John Aaron VA Legal Clinic The only requirements are that: You are a Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. You cannot afford an attorney and your income demonstrates that. Your case is not fee-generating.
  3. Thu Dec. 12

  4. Mon Dec. 16

  5. Mon Dec. 16

  6. Tue Dec. 17

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Friends of the Library History

In June of 1983 the Alabaster Public Library moved from its cramped quarters in the basement of Municipal Annex to its present location on the corner of First Avenue West and Ninth Street. The beautiful new library was dedicated on June 26, 1983 as the Albert L. Scott Library in memory of the late Albert L. Scott, whose widow, Caroline, donated the land for the library.


Earlier that year, Gladys Harper, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alabaster Public Library, asked Reba Hatcher, a library volunteer, to help form a Friends of the Alabaster Public Library organization in Alabaster. Reba, along with others interested in helping the library, did just that, and on March 31, 1983, the Friends of the Alabaster Public Library was incorporated.


Reba Hatcher served as the first president. Other presidents have included:
  • Steve Abbott
  • Lora Bair
  • Stephanie Billings
  • Steve Fournier
  • Rose Ellen Hankins
  • Stephanie Johnson
  • Beth McCandless
  • Harriet Meeks
  • Judy Mosely
  • Claire Owens
  • Judy Wood


Over the years, the Friends have raised and donated money to buy books, reference materials, supplies and to pay for special programs and activities for all ages. During the year the Friends help to keep the spirit of the seasons with beautiful wreaths for the doors and decorating the library with colorful poinsettias during the holidays.