The Alabama Room is located on the Mezzanine Level. It contains a wide range of resources pertaining to local history and genealogy, as well as rare and archival items that have been donated to us over the years. Items in the Alabama Room are not available for check out but can be used for research within the library.
No food or drinks allowed in the Alabama Room.
- numerous microfilm
- collections of some birth and death records
- collections of marriage and property records
- books about family history
Some genealogical research has been donated to us and it is available for your research as well.
Books located in the Alabama Room are listed in our catalog, denoted by an ALA in front of the call number (ex: ALA 970.3 BLA).
Other items available are:
- Past City Directories from various cities in Alabama
- Old News Papers on Microfilm
- Census on Microfilm
- Decatur Telephone Books
- Family History and Local Information
- Genealogy Magazines
- Select Yearbooks from local schools
- Alabama Room Periodicals
- Decatur Daily Microfilm from 1912—2015