A good book is the best of friends.

Sheffield Public Library: HomeOpen
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday

Online Databases:

Ancestry (Only available in the library)


Curbside Service is available between the hours of 10 - 2 Monday - Friday.


Starting Monday July 27th if you would like to schedule an appointment to visit the library call 256-386-5633 between the hours of   10 - 4. Visits will be scheduled every 15 minutes.


Mask will be required.

You may reserve items from the On-line Public Access Catalog (OPAC) or e-mail your requests to the library at sheffieldlibrary@sheffield.lib.al.us and we will call you when they are ready for pick up.

Fines will be waived for items due during the time we are closed to the public.

The book drop will remain open if you wish to return books or DVDs. .

At this time the King Room (conference room) is not available.

Thank you for your patience and kindness!

                                                                                   Sheffield Public Library


New e-Serivces
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Get the app and use your library card to sign up, then start watching & reading.
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e-Services Library Card


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Apply on-line for a Sheffield Public Library e-Services library card.


This card allows you to checkout e-books, e-magazines, download and stream music, read newspapers, take on-line classes and more.

If you already have a Sheffield library card, you do not need a sperate card for e-resources. Access to all of our e-resources are included with your original card.  


New e-Video service

New from RBdigital and Sheffield Public Library

Video streaming services & more

Link to RBdigital on line services
Link to register for a free RBdigital account



e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, music downloads, streaming music, streaming and downloadable movies, TV shows,  and online newspapers will still be available while we are closed. If you need help accessing e-resources, use the Email the Librarian link on the web site.

Freegal Playlist

New Playlist on Freegal

You can stream music 24 hours a day through the end of 2020

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New J. K. Rowling Book

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TumbleBooks for Kids - Availabel until August 31, 2020
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An ebook database for children in K-6 A Math ebook database for K-6 An ebook database for grades 7-12
Some features do not work well with Internet Explorer and Edge. Chrome is the recommended browser for Tumblebooks.


Job Help

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Freegal Music Service

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TumbleBooks for Adults - Availabel until August 31, 2020
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Access extended through May 2020.

Read or listen to the first Harry Potter book. No wait.


In collaboration with Pottermore Publishing, OverDrive announced that the e-book and e-audiobook versions of the first book in the Harry Potter series are now available for unlimited, simultaneous access. This  is part of the #HarryPotterAtHome program to bring magic to  readers of all ages during these uncertain times. Availability has been extended through the end of June.


Click on e-Books Overdrive.

Select your library and sign in to Colbert Digital Downloads with your library card number.

Search for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Check out the e-book or the e-audiobook

Readers can also visit harrypotterathome.com for additional information and activities to do at home.


Ancestry Available at Home
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Home access has been extended to August 30, 2020.

Ancestry Library Edition will be available for home use during April, 2020.


To access Ancestry go to www.youseemore.com/sheffieldpl/


Click on My Account at the top of the page and login with your library card number and pin number.


In the Account Summary, click on Ancestry.com


We recomend using the latest version of FireFox and selecting New Private Window.


If you have problems accessing Ancestry Library Edition, please use the Email the Librarian link on our web site to notify us.



How to get a Sheffield Library card

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Universal Class

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Link to Times Daily


Link to Huntsville Times


Check out our NEW collection of magazines.

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Newsletters & Blogs
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Universal Class

Free classes from your library. Take classes at home or at the library. Fun classes like cake decoration or gardening, business related classes such as Microsoft Word, Excel and more.
All  you need is a Sheffield library card. Click the link above for more information.



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