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Adult Programs



Staff Recommendations

  • Fiction
    • The Mercies, by Kiran Millwood
    • Pew, by Catherine Lacey
    • Dear Edward, by Ann Napolitano
    • Fever Dream, by Samanta Schweblin
    • A Beginning at the End, by Mike Chen
    • Daisy Jones and the Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    • Joseph and His Brothers, by Thomas Mann
    • The Incendiaries, by R.O. Kwon
    • The Memory Police, by Yoko Ogawa
    • The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates
    • Normal People, by Sally Rooney
    • Cleanness, by Garth Greenwell
    • Nothing To See Here, by Kevin Wilson
    • The Silent Companions, by Laura Purcell
    • Bright Magic, by Alfred Doblin
  • Non Fiction
    • Underland, by Robert MacFarlane
    • Bleeding Blue and Gray, by Ira M. Rutkow
    • Open Kitchen, by Susan Spungen
    • Educated, by Tara Westover
    • Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann
    • Save Me the Plums, by Ruth Reichl
    • Former People, by Douglas Smith
    • The Compton Cowboys, Walter Thompson-Hernandez
    • Before and After, by Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate
    • Dolls! Dolls! Dolls!, by Stephen Robello


Book Clubs: The Library has four regular book groups for Adults. Find the perfect fit for your schedule and interests. Click here for more information.

Digital Library: eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming movies, digital magazines and more are available for free with your library card. Click here for more information.

Research: Browse the JCLC databases and research genealogy on Heritage Quest. Click here for more information. Click here for more information

Study Spaces (currently unavailable)

Dedicated quiet room - This room on the second floor provides a space for those who need quiet in our vibrant community library.

Group study rooms - Our group study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis to individuals and small groups.

Tables/chairs and study carrels througout the second floor.

Computers, Internet, Print/Copy/Scan 

Public Use Computers

 Our public computers are available by reservation only. You can make a reservation Mon-Thurs at 10:30am, 11:30am, and 1pm. To make your reservation, call 205-445-1166. Reservations are for 1 hour per day. Please refer to the Public Computer FAQ for details. 

Standard software includes: Office 2013 Suite, Chrome, Firefox, Adobe Reader, Ancestry, Morningstar Funds, Internet Explorer.

Wireless Internet

We provide complimentary high speed wireless internet access. Occasionally during peak times, we cannot allow music and video streaming. 

Print/Copy/Scan (copying and scanning currenty unavailable)

Color printing/copying (50 cents per page), B/W printing/copying (15 cents per page), scanning (5 cents per page)


Tue, Sep 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
O’Neal Library

Wed, Sep 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom meeting

Wed, Oct 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom meeting

Thu, Oct 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Mon, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom meeting

Wed, Oct 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom meeting

Sat, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom meeting

Wed, Oct 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom meeting

Wed, Oct 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Tue, Oct 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom meeting

Wed, Oct 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom meeting

Thu, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Mon, Nov 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom meeting

Thu, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Wed, Nov 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Thu, Nov 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tue, Nov 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom meeting

Mon, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom meeting

Wed, Dec 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Wed, Dec 16, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
O’Neal Library - Community Meeting Room

Smart Directions Series

Smart Directions @ O'Neal Library is a series of seminar style programs on personal finance and investing. This program is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association.

Smart Directions Program Archive