The goal of the Library Department is to provide resources and services to meet the informational, educational, recreational and cultural needs of a growing, diverse community. As the primary self-directed learning resource for its customers, the Library offers extensive print, non-print and electronic materials that encourage citizens to develop an interest in reading and lifelong learning. Gadsden Public Library enhances the quality of life of the community by providing an inviting, user-friendly facility that showcases the latest in information technology and contributes to the significant improvement of intellectual skills through exciting, informative programming for all ages.

Don’t have a library card yet?

All you need is proof of Etowah County residence, a state issued ID and an application form: GPL applications (You can print the form and bring it along with proof of Etowah County residence and a state issued ID to any of the Gadsden Public Library’s branches to get your card.)

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