Decatur Library

Find Decatur Alabama libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.


Albert P Brewer Library Hwy 31 N Decatur AL 35603 256-306-2775


Huntsville-Madison County Public Library 915 Monroe Street Southwest Huntsville AL 35801 25.1 miles from Decatur 256-532-5940

Cullman County Public Library 200 Clark Street Northeast Cullman AL 35055 28.6 miles from Decatur 256-736-2011

Florence-Lauderdale Public Library 350 North Wood Avenue Florence AL 35630 41.9 miles from Decatur 256-764-6564

Helen Keller Public Library 511 North Main Street Tuscumbia AL 35674 42.0 miles from Decatur 256-383-7065

Giles County Public Library 122 South 2nd Street Pulaski TN 38478 43.3 miles from Decatur 931-363-2720

Lawrenceburg County Public Library 519 East Gaines Street Lawrenceburg TN 38464 49.8 miles from Decatur 931-762-4627

Warrior Public Library 10 1st Street Warrior AL 35180 53.6 miles from Decatur 205-647-3006

How are Public Libraries funded?

The vast majority of funding that supports the operation of Public Libraries comes from county and local governments. At times, grant funding may be available for specific programs, projects, or capital improvements. Fees for special programs and services account for a relatively small percentage of revenue for Public Libraries.

What are the Friends of the Library?

Friends of the Library are organizations formed to support their local Public Libraries. They typically establish themselves as independent, non-profit organizations that conduct fundraising to supplement Library resources and organize Library related events.

What is the Dewey Decimal system?

The Dewey Decimal system is a classification system used in many libraries to organize their books. The classification number allows for books to easily be located or returned to their assigned place in the library. The system is constantly revised to keep up with changes in the libraries.