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LIBRARY SERVICES

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WEST ALABAMA WORKS!

Click on the image at left to access the press release announcing an important new jobs initiative from West AlabamaWorks and the Bessemer Public Library!
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DISCOVER BUSINESS SCHOOLS

Click on the image at left to access an informative and thorough resource on US business schools!
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STAFF POETRY SELECTIONS

Click on the image at left to read a selection of favorite poems by the staff of Bessemer Public Library!
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2020 UNITED STATES CENSUS

Don't forget to stand up and be counted for the 2020 US Census!
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KNOPF POEM-A-DAY

Click the image to the left to sign up for Knopf Poetry's Poem-A-Day!
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HOOPLA

Free access to Hoopla Digital until April 30, 2020! 

Click on the image at left to instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.
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KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy's mission is to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
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FREECHILDRENSTORIES.COM

Original stories from best-selling children's author Daniel Errico.
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MAKERSPACE PROJECTS FOR KIDS

Click on the image at left for great makerspace projects compiled especially for kids!
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BOREDOM BUSTERS!

at FAMILYEGUIDE.COM

The list of Boredom Busters includes over 100 fun (and mostly free) activities that you and your kids can enjoy at home.  This handy list can easily be printed and placed on the refrigerator – a great way to have instant “ideas” when boredom strikes!
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THE NEW YORK TIMES DIGITAL EDITION

Click on the image at left for complimentary access to the New York Times Digital Edition!

BESSEMER PUBLIC LIBRARY
IS PROUD TO INTRODUCE THE
NEW MOBILE TECHNOLOGY LAB!

Please click the links at left to see informative videos about this exciting new offering at the Bessemer Public Library!
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OVERDRIVE

Click the image to the left to access JCLC's OverDrive application, which lets you use eBooks, Audiobooks and more on your mobile devices
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REFERENCE DATABASES

Click the image to the left to access JCLC's extensive collection of research tools

JCLC LIBRARY APPS

Click the images to the left to install Android or iPhone apps for the Jefferson County Library Cooperative
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MOBILE HOTSPOTS AVAILABLE FOR CHECKOUT

See the Circulation Desk for more information
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FREE COMPUTER CLASSES

Click the image to the left for registration information

MEETING ROOM RENTALS

The Bessemer Public Library has an auditorium (100 seat capacity) and a meeting room that may be used by community groups when library activities are not occupying the room.

BPL MEETING ROOM RENTALS POLICY

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© 2020 Bessemer Public Library

WHEN WE'RE OPEN

Monday           9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.​

Tuesday          9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.​
Wednesday    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.​

Thursday​        9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday              9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sat​urday       10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday           Closed

WHERE TO VISIT US

400 19th Street North
Bessemer, AL 35020

CONTACT US

Telephone 205-428-7882
FAX 205-428-5479

Email bessemerlibrary@gmail.com

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