West Regional Library

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Contact Information

Hours & Location

West Regional Library
5555 Grelot Road
Mobile, AL 36609

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Curbside Pickup
Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Lego Club at West

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Lego-building fun ideal for ages 6 to 11!

Join us in the Meeting Room for our monthly LEGO Club. Use your imagination and challenge your building skills!

If you have questions or need additional information, please email West Regional Youth Services at westyou@mplonline.org or call (251) 340-8571.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Storytime

Join us in the West Regional Library’s Storytime Room for books, songs, and sign language!

Ages 1-12 and all abilities with an adult. Designed to be welcoming for neurodivergent children, this inclusive storytime incorporates movement, music and stories along with American Sign Language (ASL). Activities presented generally fall within a preschool interest level. Siblings and therapists are welcome.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Chess Club at West

4:00pm - 5:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games

All ages club – beginners and experienced players welcome!

Join us in the Meeting Room every Monday to learn how to play or improve your skill at the game of chess! Playing chess improves concentration and problem-solving skills. No experience is necessary to join the club – just enthusiasm and good sportsmanship!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with rhythm in storytelling as part of the Summer Library Celebration!

Deborah Adero Ferguson, also known as, The Dancing Story Lady, is a professional actress, dancer, storyteller and arts educator with over thirty years of experience in the performing and literary arts. Come enjoy storytelling through the expression of traditional dancing and music during the Summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-340-8571 or email Oliva Foster at ofoster@mplonline.org.

Contacts

Services

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These printers can be used to make three-dimensional objects using plastic filament. The 3D printing service is available to all ages.

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A few locations have button makers available for public use. The finished buttons are 2.25" in diameter and cost 25¢ per button.

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The rooms house all the children's fiction books, non-fiction books, movies, TV shows, educational videos, board books and reference books.

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Our exhibit spaces display beautiful art and educational panels regularly. Contact a location if you would like to collaborate with the library on an exhibit.

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Fax services available at every library location. Sending a fax to local, long distance and toll-free numbers is $1 per page. Cover pages are free.

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Come to the West Regional Library's Reference Department to access our grant collection and to get online access to Candid Community's grant informational databases. 

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Items not owned by the Mobile Public Library, or not available in the needed format, may be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

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Bring your own supplies or pay for the supplies we have on hand. Machines are free to use. Printing costs of the items to laminate not included. Each person is limited to 25 items a month.

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Printers & copiers are available for public use at every location. Black and white printing/copying is $.10 per page. Color printing/copying is $.50 per page.

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We offer free proctoring by librarians and reference staff at some of our library locations. Please contact the reference staff in advance to schedule a time convenient for you.

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Computers available for public use at every location. Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and PowerPoint. Educational games for kids. Adobe Reader.

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A quiet study room with multiple tables to study and do work. The door closes to the rest of the library to help keep distractions to a minimum. 

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These rooms are dedicated to children's programs, especially Storytimes.

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Public computers are available all over the library, but the largest number are in the Technology Center.

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Find all the young adult books, paperbacks, video games, magazines and comic books in this area. Also in this room are computers just for teens.

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The Children's Department's windows look out over this large outdoor event space. You may find the Children's Staff having storytime, crafts or shows out here on nice days.

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The Room has a capacity or 200 and includes a small galley kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave and pass-through countertop. Meeting room users are limited to 50 parking spaces.

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Houses fiction books, music CDs, movies, TV series, educational videos, large print books, paperbacks and video games.

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Get help from knowledgeable Reference Librarians and use the Reference Collection. This room, on the second floor, contains reference books, the Non-Fiction Collection and magazines.

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Wi-Fi is available for public use at every location, including on the Bookmobile. Connect to 'Library Name'Guest (i.e. MainGuest) and open a browser window to accept our term and conditions.