The Gulf Shores Library is Open!  

Now open Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm with social distancing
- Building capacity is 50
- 4 computers available in the computer lab
- Test proctoring is available by appointment
- Book Drop is open and available at the back of the building
- Call ahead (968-1176) if you prefer take-out service
- Meeting room, notary service, and on-site programming not available at this time.
- If you are experiencing any of the following DO NOT ENTER the building: 
- If you are under direction to self-isolate or self-monitor.
- If you have any of the following symptoms:

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We have missed everyone and look forward to seeing you soon!

If you are not comfortable entering the building, we are happy to help you by phone call or email. Our main number is (251) 968-1176. 

For email help:

  • Reference Questions or Zoom appointments please email: Nancy - Reference Librarian (
  • Youth Services Questions please email: Amy - Youth Services Librarian (
  • All Other Questions please email: Wendy - Managing Librarian (

We encourage patrons to continue to utilize our online resources.

Camellia-NetLibby Icon eBooks and More: Through Camellia Net’s Overdrive (or Libby) platform, patrons can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, eMagazines and eAudio Books from our digital collection.

Kanopy Streaming Video - Kanopy is our new streaming video service provided free to patrons with a valid Adult Thomas B. Norton Public Library Card.  Over 34, 000 movies and documentaries as well as the Great Course are available here.  


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