The Powderly Branch Library will close for renovations and the addition of a meeting/community room on Friday, May 22. Renovations are expected to take six months and the anticipated re-opening of the library is early 2010.
While the Powderly Branch Library is closed, please use the Five Points West Regional or West End Branch Libraries.
Five Points West Regional Library
4812 Avenue W, 35208
West End Branch Library
1348 Tuscaloosa Avenue, SW, 35211
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