Our hours return to normal starting Tuesday, May 11
-In accordance with the Governor’s Safer Apart Order, we still ask that you maintain social distancing within the library and ask that you not enter if you’re experiencing any COVID symptoms.
-Curbside Delivery and Book Bundles will still be available.
-Public computer use is available.
-The book drop is open for returning materials.
-No community programs/meetings will be held at this time.
-No donations of books or other materials can be accepted at this time.
-WiFi is available in the library parking lot – “ASC-librarywifi”
-No fines on overdue materials.
-As always, the library has a wealth of online resources available, including digital ebooks and audiobooks to enjoy at home. Please call if you need help accessing any of these services.
Has your job or your business been affected by COVID-19? Here are some links to reliable sources of information about unemployment assistance and other government programs.
The Alabama Department of Labor has posted a page with multiple links to information for those who are unable to work due to COVID-19. Go to https://labor.alabama.gov/covid19resources.aspx.
To file an unemployment compensation claim, individuals must either go to www.labor.alabama.gov or call the Alabama Department of Labor at 866-234-5382.
The U.S. Department of Labor has posted a list of questions and answers about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, under which some employees may be eligible for paid leave. Go to https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has information about programs to help employers stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis. Go to https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources.
Graphic medicine is the inter-sectional field of comics and medicine that opens dialogues for discussing complex health issues in relatable and engaging ways outside the context of traditional medical narratives. If you have any questions, please leave a message below or contact Leigh Ann Laney at the Library 256-571-7595.
Click here to learn about our new graphic medicine collections and to see our Book Group Kit titles!
Search our catalog for graphic medicine titles here. You can filter by age group under Search Options in the left-hand column.
Browse our current list of graphic medicine topics here. Updated monthly as we add more titles.