As a child I remember the library as gloomy and quiet place with very little activity other than searching for a book, checking it out or checking it back in with a possible fine for being late. I never watched a movie there, no games played or story time, no book club.
Oh how things have changes. As one of the librarians’ told me, “we are not quiet, we talk and love to laugh”. Today, our local libraries are a hub of activity in the community, they serve people of every age, income level, location, ethnicity, and physical ability. They connect people and provide information and resources needed by people to live, learn, work, and grow. Kids get help with homework, play games, multiple age groups participate in art and craft classes, book clubs and computer classes are offered to older adults. There is place for everyone at the library.
Annie L. Awbrey Library
736 College St.
Roanoke, AL 36274
Ashland City Library
11 2nd Ave N
Ashland, AL 36251
Lineville City Library
60119 Highway 49
Lucile L. Morgan Public Library aka "The Lucy"
541 Ross St.
Heflin, AL 36264
Wedowee Free Library
Main Street Small Brick Building in Median
Wedowee, AL 36278
Director: Sylvia Grant Hrs: 24/7
The concept is simple “take a book, leave a book”. There is an ongoing supply of books at the free library from best sellers to classics to a large selection of children’s books. Search on Facebook for “Wedowee Free Library” for more information and to follow the page.
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