News and Notices
The Helena Public Library is currently open to the public. Due to the Covid-19 virus, we have implemented changes to the Library.
-In order to maintain 6 feet of separation the number of patrons in the building could be limited.
-Our new hours are: Mon-Thur 10-6PM; Fri 10-5PM; Sat/Sun CLOSED.
-The public access computers will NOT be available for use.
-The Meeting rooms will NOT be available for use.
-The library will NOT have any in house programs until further notice
-The Helena Library is offering curbside service for items requested online. Call us at 205 664-8308 for pickup when you arrive. At this time movies are not available for curbside service.
-In order to follow Covid 19 guidelines the Helena Library waits three days before checking in returned items.
-Therefore, there will be a delay between the time an item is returned and when it is fully removed from the patron's account.
This procedure will in no way effect patron's fine or fees.
Services still available at this time include:
-Our outside drop box is available at this time. Please return library items there. The inside book drop is still unavailable at this time
-Online Storytime (link) every Tuesday and Thursday
-E-books, downloadable magazines, and audiobooks available through Overdrive or Libby
-Limited WIFI in parking lot close to Library building
-Library Staff available for questions via telephone 205-664-8308 or e-mail [email protected]
-Accessible online databases including The Alabama Virtual Library, Heritage Quest, LearningExpress, Live Homework Help, and more
-Visit www.shelbycounty-al.org to access these helpful resources
HRL is expanding our online collection with Camellia Net.
Public Libraries of Shelby County are still here for you and your family.
To give you even more resources at this time we just added hundreds of new titles for juvenile, young adult, and adult titles in a variety of electronic formats. For instructions on how to gain access visit
More Information Available Online or At the Library!
See Online Calendar for a Quick Look at Events and Times.
Renewal Line: (205) 669-3928
We Do NOT Renew Movies!