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"A small public library that strives to be accessible to the patrons' educational needs."
941 East Main Street    Rainsville, Alabama           (256)638-3311
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Adult Services: We have large print, Christian fiction, typical fiction, and non-fiction collections, magazines and newspapers.

Audio-Visual Collection: This features books on tape, including  classics, nonfiction and typical fiction, movies and informational videos.  We also have access to the Internet and Virtual Library.

Young Adult Services: We have an ever-growing collection of young adult books geared toward ages 13+.

Children-Young Adult Services: This section groups fiction and non-fiction from infant through 3rd grade then 4th through 6th grade.  We continually acquire new reading material for the accelerated reading program for all school age children.  We have weekly reading programs for ages 4-5, with fun stories and crafts for them to enjoy.  Children always look forward to the Summer Reading program for K-6th grade.

Reference:  This gives patrons a wide variety of choices for research including literature and medicine.  We have the Virtual Library, with many different data bases, homework hotline, and e-mail research needs.

Online-Catalog:  This gives patrons access to all materials and where they are located.  You can find all items using searches for title, author, subject or keywords.  A search terminal is located at our check-out desk for your convenience.  We now have our web catalog online:

Meeting Room:  This room may be scheduled by entities free of charge. (donations appreciated) Room will only hold 30 people at one time. The meeting room may not be used for private parties or to sell items.

Copy and Fax machine services: Black and white copies are 15 cents per page and color copies are $1 per page; faxes are $1 per page.


Monday    8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Tuesday   8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Wed.        8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Thur.        8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Friday      8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday  8:00a.m.- 12:00p.m..

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E-mail Reference
This service is provided for current patrons.
All reference questions will be responded to within 24-48 hrs. (excluding  weekends and holidays.)  Please send the following info:
Library card #
phone number
e-mail address
question (please give as many details as possible.)

We appreciate you giving us this opportunity to serve you.

We can answer questions needing brief factual answers. We cannot do detailed research through e-mail reference.
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