Friends of the Library

Regular Meetings

  • Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of every month at 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

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  1. Judy Mosely


  1. Amanda Turner

    1st Vice President

  1. Shane Turner

    2nd Vice President



  1. Tricia Aaron

    Assistant Secretary

  1. Joann Shockley



    Publicity Chairman

  1. David Cummings

    Board of Directors

  1. Judy Fields

    Board of Directors

  1. Stacy Fitch

    Board of Directors

  1. Jeanette Hughes

    Board of Directors

  1. Renee Palmer

    Board of Directors

  1. Daisy Washington

    Board of Directors

  1. Sybil Owens

    Board of Directors

  1. Wed Dec. 6

  2. Mon Dec. 11

  3. Wed Dec. 13

    Municipal Court | Plea Docket If you have any questions about your appearance in court, please call prior to the day of your appointed court day. Phones cannot be answered on the day of court due to the volume of in person meetings.
  4. Wed Dec. 13

  5. Sun Dec. 24 - Mon Dec. 25

  6. Mon Dec. 25

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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.