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Events Calendar

Information about our storytimes, classes & special events... Learn More

Just for Kids

Information about our literacy and tutoring services for children ... Learn More

Teen Services

Information about our teen programs and homework help ... Learn More

Printing, WiFi & More

Information about our public computers, 3D printing & more ... Learn More


Information about our Bookmobile & Outreach services ... Learn More

Ways to Give

Information about our Friends of the Library & how you can help ... Learn More

Ben May Main Library

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The Mobile Public Library has nine library branches, a Local History & Genealogy library, a Bookmobile and provides outreach services. The Mobile Public Library circulated almost 1.7 million items last year and enjoyed more than 1.2 million library visitors last year ... Learn More

West Regional Computer Lab

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The Mobile Public Library has around 300 public computers and provides free WiFi acccess at all of our library branches. The Library had more than 460,000 visitors use our public computers last year ... Learn More

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The Mobile Public Library has more than 89,000 residents attend library programs each year and has one of the most successful Summer Reading Programs in the State of Alabama. Almost 13,000 children participated in our celebration of reading last summer. We also had more than 33,000 children attend our events and programs last year ... Learn More

Mobile Public Library bookshelves

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The Mobile Public Library has almost 750,000 items. These materials include books, magazines, newspapers, movies, music and more...Learn More
Don't forget about our electronic resources, which include downloadable eBooks, eAudio books, movies, music and more ...Learn More

Our Mission is to Support Literacy and Connect Our Community.

The Mobile Public Library is a customer-driven organization. We will focus on what our customers tell us, being aware of and responsive to their behaviors, wants and needs. Our staff will strive to be innovative, creative and proactive. We will strive to be a high quality, high performance agency, emphasizing problem solving authority and responsibility provided by front line employees as they work with customers at the point of contact and concern.