Library Services
Library Services
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  • Best Sellers Club
    Sign up and we will put any new book from a list of 90 popular authors on hold automatically for you.
  • Book Store
    The library book store is located in the Central library.
  • Meeting Rooms
    Birmingham Public Library provides meeting rooms for use by community groups and organizations for a nominal fee. Meeting rooms are available at many of our branch locations.
  • Notary service is provided at most BPL locations. Call your location first to make sure notary staff is available and if the type of document needed to be notorized can be notorized by staff. Walk-in service is possible, but notary staff availability is not guaranteed.
  • Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
    This service brings special format reading materials, playback equipment and other library resources to qualifying users.
  • Book a Virtual Program: Youth and Teens
    Schedule virtual programs for groups such as schools, daycares, and homeschoolers. Program appointment dates are available Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Books-by-Mail
    A unique service to residents of Jefferson County, Alabama, who are unable to go to the public library in person.
  • BPL Mobile
    The vehicle, called BPL Mobile, is far more than a traditional bookmobile. On BPL Mobile, patrons are able to take advantage of many services available in libraries across Birmingham such as books, computers, free Wi-Fi, notarizing, faxing, printing, story times, STEM programs and more.
  • TTY (Text Telephone)
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