It’s a busy Saturday in Irondale!
The Irondale Christmas Parade will take place downtown from 11am – 1pm.
Please note: The street in front of the library, 20th Street, will be closed during the parade.
1:15pm- Head over to the library for Directed Drawing for Kids with Mr. Stephen.
2:15pm- Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
December 9th & 10th- The Irondale Arts Council will host a Holiday Market next door to ReStore at 7954 A Crestwood Blvd.
Irondale patrons now have access to Freegal Music Service!
Irondale Library has joined Library Ideas network of Public Library websites that offer access to over 7 million songs, including Sony Music Entertainment’s catalogue of legendary artists.
The Freegal Music Service will allow the Irondale Library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 28,000 music labels from 101 different countries.
Irondale residents with an active library card can download three Freegal Music MP3 files each week as well as stream music for up to three hours a day. The Freegal Music Service also has popular music videos for download.
Hoopla! digital provides library card holders with free access to digital movies, TV shows, audiobooks, music, ebooks, and comics.
Create an account, and log-in with your library card.
The lending periods are:
Movies/ TV shows: 3 days
Music: 7 days
ebooks, comics and Audiobooks: 21 days
* Most devices are supported, to see a list of tested devices click here.
Irondale Library now offers access to Universal Class.
Patrons have access to over 500 online, non-credit, continuing education courses.
First time users, must register using their active library card.
To access Universal Class, use the link below:
- Patrons must be Irondale residents. If you are an Irondale resident and unable to set up an account, please email Librarian@IrondaleLibrary.org.
- There are a wide range of topics from personal finance to yoga 101
- A valid email address is required
- Enroll in up to 5 courses at a time with 6 months to finish each course
- Courses are available online 24/7
- Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with using e-mail
- It’s Free
Irondale Library patrons have unlimited access to complete digital magazines from Zinio!
Each magazine can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video.
A few of the popular titles available: Better Homes& Gardens, Us Weekly, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Discover, Cosmopolitan and many more!
To access Irondale Library’s digital magazine collection click here
Please note: You will need to create a new account with our library collection and Zinio.
Professional tutors are available online, FREE, for Alabama residents.
This service is made possible by the Alabama Public Library Service.
One Service- Three areas of help:
- Student Center
- Students and adult learners can receive specialized one-to-one tutoring help in the areas of math, science, English, social studies and writing. This service is also available in Spanish. Professional tutors are available online from 3pm – 10pm Sunday through Thursday.
- Career Center by Tutor.com
- Receive one-to-one, real-time assistance with your job search. Online tutors are available to help navigate online job sites, complete applications, write/review resumes and cover letters and even practice for an interview. Career tutors are available online 24/7.
- Adult Education Center by Tutor.com
- Going back to school? Preparing for your GED? Taking the Citizenship Test? Get the help you need, real-time tutoring in math, science, English, social studies, writing, GED preparation and citizenship preparation. See how it works before you connect. http://www.youtube.com/tutordotcom#p/u/0/Nb4EKtQg-XQ. Bi-Lingual Spanish speaking tutors are available 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Central Time.