William H. Sheppard Library

William H. Sheppard Library was completed in 1956 and houses approximately 200,000 volumes of books, e-books and other resources. It also houses the media area and archives. It provides office space for library staff, as well as space for book stacks, book processing and media services. In 1989, the Ashel and Merle Jackson Communications Complex was annexed to the facility.

Library Hours of Operation

8:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Closed for holidays.
Summer session hours will be posted.

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Library Staff Directory

Ms. Amelia Thornton

Technical Services Librarian

[email protected]

205-349-4240 x 3249

Mrs. Evelyn King  Public Services Librarian [email protected]

205-349-4240 x 8850

Ms. Daphane Hood Library Assistant [email protected]

205-349-4240 x 8857

Rev. James Dumas Media Director [email protected]

205-349-4240 x 8862

Please email us at [email protected] or use the form below.

Our librarians strive to answer emails within 24 hours, and in many cases, even sooner.

If you would like to contact us by phone, please call 205-366-8850.  Contact information for individual staff members may be found here.

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