The City of Albertville is taking the following precautionary methods in light of the COVID-19 situation: Spring recreation sports will be delayed until June 1st. Sand Mountain Park staff will be available to answer any questions for membership, program sport participants, and coaches via 256-891-8240, and will remain open to the public, for now, at the Armory. Albertville Public Library and Albertville Senior Center will be closed through at least April 30th. Per Alabama Supreme Court, Albertville Municipal Court will be cancelled March 17th through April 30th. Please contact the Magistrate's Office for your updated court date at 256-891-8291. The Magistrate's office will be closed to the public, but will take payments and handle business through their drive-up window. The Magistrate's lobby will only remain open for warrants. City Hall, at this time, will remain open to the public during normal business hours. Please contact us at 256-891-8200 with any questions or concerns. If you need help with food assistance or "of need" resources available to you as a resident of Marshall County, please call 2-1-1 by phone to be connected to a trained professional that can assist your needs through United Way of Marshall County. All residents of Albertville are urged to practice social distancing by keeping at least a six foot distance from others, not gathering in groups of 10 or more for non-work related gatherings, or any non-work related gatherings that cannot maintain a six foot distance as they are currently prohibited by Governor Kay Ivey in the State of Alabama.
The Albertville Public Library offers books, CDs, and DVDs for loan to its patrons. The Children's Section boasts more than 22,000 books with sections for Easy Readers, Junior Fiction (Chapter Books), Nonfiction, and Biographies. Hard copies of our local paper, The Sand Mountain Reporter, and The Albertville Herald dating back to the early 1900s are available. The Winston Walker, Jr. Rare Books Room houses a collection of first edition books, works written by Alabama authors, The Albertville High School Mountaineer Yearbooks, and a collection of Civil War books. Additionally, the Albertville Public Library offers online tools and resources.
The library has public Mac computers, PCs and free WiFi for the community to utilize. Please read the Albertville Public Library Internet Use Policy before using one of the computers. To read the complete Albertville Public Library Policy Statement click here.
The Albertville Public Library provides residents of Albertville and Marshall county (within 20 miles) with free membership to the library. If you are not a resident of Marshall County, you can get a library card for a one-time $10.00 fee. New card-holders may checkout up to three items on their first visit. Books may be checked out for up to two weeks, with a possible one two-week renewal allowed. There is a 10 cent overdue fine added each day that each book is overdue. The overdue fine for DVDs is $2 per day. Patrons can check out up to 25 books, 5 audio books, and 3 DVDs. There is no minimum age to get a library card.
Monday- Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (starting March 1, 2019) Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (see notice below)