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About Us

The Irondale Public Library is the municipal library of the city of Irondale, AL.

IPL is a member of the Public Libraries In Jefferson County which means we share resources with all 40 member public libraries in Jefferson County.

About the collection

With your active library card, you can check out books, DVDs/Blu-rays, music CDs, magazines; or access our digital collection that includes nearly 35,000 downloadable eBooks and audiobooks, as well as reference databases. Irondale residents have some added benefits:

– streaming and downloading music, TV shows, movies, and books from Hoopla

– access to over 500 online courses from Universal Class

– access award winning cinema with Kanopy


Our collection is constantly growing.


Our services include:

  • Material reserves from other public libraries in Jefferson County
  • ILL- Interlibrary Loan from libraries outside of Jefferson County
  • Color printing and photocopies (20 cents/ page)
  • Notary Public by appointment
  • Fax services, outgoing only ($1/ page)
  • Free Computer Access
  • Free public WiFi
  • Laptop Checkouts (for in-library use)
  • Public Meeting Room – available for reservation Currently unavailable due to Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Online Databases
  • Online access to Homework Help (a service of and the AVL)