The Fairhope Library offers five study rooms for patron use. Each room is equipped with a table, electrical outlets, and a white board (without erasers or markers). Three rooms feature long rectangular wooden tables with six chairs. These rooms have a maximum of eight people. The other two rooms feature round wooden tables with four chairs and a maximum of six people. Three rooms have a window to allow outside lighting as well. Study Room 1 is well-equipped with math manipulatives and school supplies for Elementary homeschooling and homework help. Please respect the learning materials in this room.
Wi-fi networks are available with the option for wi-fi printing.

Reservations are required for study rooms and can be made by stopping in Youth Services or by calling 929-1465.

Study Room Policies

For information on our meeting rooms, please click here

Are you taking an online class and need a professional test proctor to oversee your quizzes, midterm and final? Do you need to take a professional certification exam and need a test proctor?

We invite you to use our services at the Fairhope Public Library. Proctoring is available Monday through Friday 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. Appointments are REQUIRED and MUST be scheduled ahead of time. Proctoring availability is subject to employee availability. Fees for tests are $25.00 for up to 2 hours with an additional $10.00 per hour. Fees are payable at the time of the exam.

Students are responsible for contacting their institution to ensure that the exam and other required exam materials are sent to the proctor. Tracking test deadlines are the student’s responsibilities.

Contact Susan Diemert, Technical Services at or 251-929-0367

Test Proctoring Application

Test Proctoring Policy

Need a document notarized?

The Fairhope Public Library is proud to offer this FREE service to the community!

A notary’s signature is required on many legal documents such as wills, trusts, deeds, contracts, and affidavits. Come in and ask to see our  Director, Tamara Dean, for Notary services!

State Farm Charging Station


The Fairhope Public Library is proud to offer a free electronic charging station for patrons visiting the Library! Through a gracious donation from Tim Simmonds, our local State Farm Agent, the Library has a charging station located at the entrance of the Periodicals Room. This station features eight different cords and a metal “lip” to hold your device(s) while it charges.  Stop in and charge your device while you browse the stacks for your next exciting read!!

In-House Services

Fairhope Public Library is proud to provide many services to patrons visiting the library.


The Library offers FREE wi-fi throughout the building. No password is required. Select the network labeled: Fairhope Public Library


The Library offers free internet access via 16 adult use computers. First come, first serve basis with a 2-hour time limit.
(unless other computers are available for use)


Letter size (8.5X11)

Black & white: $0.20
Color: $0.50

Legal Size (11×17)

Black & white: $0.30
Color: $1.00

**double cost for 2 sided copying**


The Library provides FREE scanning to email services. Patrons can scan and send documents to email addresses directly!


Black & white: $0.20
Color: $0.50


$1.50 per page
with a FREE cover page