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Alabama Virtual Library
Essential library and information resources available to Alabama residents with a valid library card.

Ancestry / Heritage
Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry.com Library Edition - you must visit the library in person to use this resource.

AR Book Finder
 A free an easy online tool for searching Accelerated Reader books.

Thomas B. Norton Library is making the switch to AtoZdatabases, the premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more. 

You need a Thomas B. Norton library card to use this resource.

Cypress Resume
Free resume building resources for job seekers, with a full database of jobs and job descriptions to help you put your best foot forward.

Get Ebooks
Camellia Net provides access to thousands of digital downloads, including MP3 audiobooks, and Ebooks.

Library Kids & Young Adults
AtoZ the USA
detailed encyclopedia that contains images for download as well as detailed editorial content.

AtoZ Maps
View world, continent, country and state maps.

Learning Express Library
Gain access to practice tests, exercises, skill building course, eBooks, and other information.

Homework Alabama
For Alabama school kids, live tutors to help with homework. Tutors are available Sunday through Thursday 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

View our new books on the Thomas B. Norton Library LibraryThing page.

Mango Languages
Our online language learning program. You need a Thomas B. Norton library card to use this resource.

Search Our Catalog
Search our catalog and the catalog of the entire Baldwin County Library Cooperative.

Universal Class
Take free classes online for continuing education credit, or just for fun.


Chilton Auto Repair & Maintenance
Detailed information regarding vehicle maintenance and repairs 

Contact Us
Thomas B. Norton Public Library
221 West 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone: (251) 968-1176
Fax: (251) 968-1184

Wendy Congiardo
Managing Librarian

Monday - Tuesday
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Closed Sunday and most major holidays.

Wed, Dec. 7

Wed, Dec. 14

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