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Read eBooks and listen to an audiobook with a single tap, place items on hold and add items to your wish list. Simply download the app to get started. All you need after that is your library card number to create your account! Then you can enjoy Axis 360 anytime, anywhere
Search for and download audio and e-books.
Patron ID: library card number
PIN: last four digits of number
You can now "check-out" our yearbook flash drive to download your yearbook to your device. The flash drive is for in-library use only and can be requested at the front desk. Just return it as you leave.
Joanna Bailey, Library Director
205 West Second Street
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507
Monday - Friday
9a.m. until 6p.m.
10a.m. until 2p.m.
Click Here! The archives feature the Baldwin Times newspaper from 1906 to 1973.
This project has been in the works for a long time and has finally come to fruition.
It all began when previous library director Charlotte Cabaniss Robertson procured grant funding to have the Baldwin Times Newspaper, housed on microfilm at the Alabama Department of Archives and History, burned to CD.
This project has been on the back burner for several years and after much research I found a great company to transfer the files on CD to a searchable database.
Advantage Preservation has created a beautiful site from which to view these wonderful old newspapers with just the click of your mouse.
Create an account using your library card number!
HeritageQuest Online...Find ancestors in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1930, in over 23,000 family and local histories, in an index of over 2.1 million genealogy and local history articles, in selected records from the Revolutionary War Era Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, in the Freedman's Bank and in Memorials, Petitions, and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress in the LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.
Type in your library card number to access the database.
We will transition to AtoZ Databases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists later this fall. If you like Reference USA then take a look at Ato Z Databases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists.
User Name: your library card bar code number. Password: last four digits of the bar code
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.
When registering, your user name is your 14-digit library card number and a password of your choice. Special Note: since the Learning Express library platform has changed, you will need to register on the site again!
LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY ADD-ONS: Personal Success Skills, Job and Career Accelerator, Computer Skills Center Click Here
Homework Alabama offers free online homework help from tutors in Math, Science, Social Studies and English, for grades 4 - 12 and College Intro as well as Job Search Assistance and Academic & Career Resources. Tutors are available from 3 p.m. until 10 pm, Sunday-Thursday.
The are not any spots available at this time to register for our program. However, as current readers graduate from the program,openings will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Joanna Bailey at (251) 580-1648 to be added to our waitlist.
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available to children from birth up to five-years old in Bay Minette, Stockton and Perdido thanks to the Bay Minette Public Library!
Sponsored by a grants from The North Community Foundation and International Paper and a generous contribution from Senator Greg Albritton, the Bay Minette Public Library is now signing up children to participate in the global reading initiative.
The program sends a book free of charge through the mail each month to the child. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to read to their children from the curated titles.
The organization has a Blue Ribbon Book Selection Committee that chooses the titles which are purchased at the wholesale price. Thanks to the North Baldwin Literacy Council, which is housed in the library, the library was able to qualify for non-profit postal rates. Set up by zip code, the program is available for children in the North Baldwin County zip codes 36507, 36579 and 36562.
According to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, “there is almost a 90 percent probability that a child will remain a poor reader at the end of the fourth grade if the child is a poor reader at the end of the first grade.”
The Dollywood Foundation covers the overhead costs associated with the program. The library’s only financial responsibility is the at-cost books and mailing expenses. The funds stay local and 100 percent of the funding goes to serve the children in our community.
Our newest addition to the valuable resources: free driving tests. Click the link above to try it out!
Throughout history the public library has been held in high esteem as a seat of knowledge, recognized as a public trust, and noted for its integral role in the community’s well being and sense of worth. The mission of the Bay Minette Public Library is to continue this honored and honorable tradition by enriching our community with an abundance of resources, including modern and traditional access points to information, as well as by providing a variety of services with the betterment of the patron the first and foremost priority.
Books were hard to come by at the turn of the century. Expensive when they could be found at all, books from religious writings to Shakespeare to popular western novels were a treat for the wealthy. But in Bay Minette, all of that was about to change. In 1922, the Bay Minette Public Library was founded by the Women’s Civic Improvement Association – an organization that itself was founded in 1913.
Bay Minette Public Library Board
Lee Mitchell, chairperson
Dr. Gary Kolb
Join Children’s Librarian Victoria Barnett every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. for story time! Email Mrs. Victoria at email@example.com.
Visit the children's library to see our beautiful mural created and painted by local artist Tena Powell!
Check out all the resources for students and parents under the Valuable Resources tab!
The Bay Minette Public Library has an on-going In-House Book Sale located in our Program Room! Books and audio/visual materials are available for purchase during library hours.
NBLC volunteer tutors teach adults’ basic reading and writing skills, life skills, GED and English as a Second Language, all free of charge
Club contact: Joanna Bailey at (251) 580-1648.
Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the program room.
Information about voting and elections can be found here on the Secretary of State's website: http://www.sos.alabama.gov. Voting and elections information on the non-partisan website sponsored by the League of Women Voters: http://vote411.org.
http://getty.edu/publications/virtuallibrary/index.html: Free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives
Administration on Aging https://www.acl.gov/programs
Benefits Check Up www.benefitscheckup.org