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The Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) now offers Geo-Location authentication so you don't need a user name and password.  Simply, go to and begin using the free resources available to all Alabama residents.

Salem Health:
Psychology & Mental Health
Magill's Medical Guide


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Salem History:
Decades: 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's
Great Events from History: Modern Scandals
Milestone Documents: American History

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The secret to finding great books
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
NoveList Plus is created by librarians and book experts. We have over 25 librarians on staff, plus others from around the country who contribute their expertise. Our hand-crafted recommendations are created by professionals, so you can trust them to be high-quality. We tell you who wrote a recommendation and why the recommendation makes sense.

The world’s largest online resource for family history documents and family trees is accessible at the library.  Come in and explore your roots.  If you are in the library click here to use

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 HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. You can access it anywhere using your FHPL library card number as user ID (click here).
If you are in the library click here for direct access.
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Homework Alabama is a  FREE online service is brought to you by APLS, the State Library of Alabama, and your local library. Free tutoring is offered in math, science, social studies and English for grades K3-12, College Intro, and Adult Learner.   Live Tutors are available Sunday - Thursday from 3 - 10 PM.  Skills Center Resource Library is available 24/7 with access to test prep materials, study guides, career resources and much more.
This is a FREE service for residents of ALABAMA. 

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Learning Express Library provides free practice tests and tutorial courses for academic and licensing tests you may need to pass. Stop by the library and learn how
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Alabama Mosaic is a repository of digital materials on Alabama's history, culture, places, and people.  Fairhope Public Library's collection and that of the Marietta Johnson Museum are now available for viewing.






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