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Library Staff:

Sandra Holmes, Director
Joni Wood, Assistant Director
Mary Smith, Admin. Assistant
Jocelyn Rayford, Genealogy / Reference Librarian
Ruth Rosentrater, Children's Librarian
Karen Speck, Acquisitions Processor
Holly Burns, Head Circulation Clerk
Darnell Johnson, Circulation Clerk
Michael Walden, IT/Webmaster
Jeff Devine, IT/Webmaster
Lou Harry, Cataloger
Victoria Spellman, Custodian

 


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Library Services

  • Meeting Areas are available for a small fee to non-profit organizations. Contact olibrary@troycable.net or call us at 334-774-5480 to reserve a room.
  • Reference Services provides information on most subjects. A librarian is available to help patrons find resources they need to conduct their research.
  • Telephone Reference Services helps out with quick questions, responding to your short-answer reference questions.
  • Free Internet is offered to adults and children. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult of 17 years old or older.
  • Inter-library Loan (ILL) allows patrons to borrow material from libraries throughout the state and nation.
  • Genealogy assistance is available in the Creel Richardson Room which contains the special documents, rare books and local history, including marriage and cemetery records. We also have free access to Ancestry.com
  • Young Adult Services gives young people 12 years of age and older the opportunity to volunteer for community service. In addition, we have a YA section aimed at meeting the specific needs for teens as well as a Graphic Novel section.
  • Children's Programs are offered each Thursday to encourage reading and library usage. Story Time is held every Thursday @ 10:30am and 4:30pm. Contact chlibrary@troycable.net for more information.
  • Popcorn & a Movie is a fun program generally held on the second Saturday of each month. Check our Popcorn & a Movie link under the Children's Library section, the Children's Newsletter, or the Calendar under Events and Displays for dates and movie titles.

Online Services

  • Online Card Catalog service is available to patrons via any computer with internet access. This can be accessed at http://odcpl.com/using-the-library/search-the-catalog/
  • The Alabama Virtual Library is available via Internet, and patrons can access large databases of current information. Register for your AVL card at the Circulation Desk and access it at www.avl.lib.al.us
  • Learning Express Library can be accessed at the Library or at home to practice for a variety of tests. www.learningexpresshub.com/learningexpresslibrary. You must first register for an account at the Circulation Desk.
  • Free Online Homework Assistantis provided by Alabama Public Library Service (APLS). Students can receive online help with homework assignments in math, English, social studies, and science. This service is available daily from 3 pm until 10pm.