Information and Technology

Information and Technology
"The Selma Dallas County Public Library is a community resource center where diversity is celebrated and where people of all backgrounds are welcomed daily for fellowship and learning. Our goal is to provide excellence in library service to the families of this city and county by building bridges of friendship and understanding."
Becky Cothran -Nichols , Library Director, Selma Dallas County Public Library
September is FINE FREE month!
Clear your Library card and help our community!
Help supply people who are in need with dog or cat food for their pets.
Support the Christian Outreach Alliance Food Pantry and the Humane Society of Central Alabama. Donate bags under 10 pounds!

Internet and Computer Use

WiFi is available to all patrons of the library whether using your own device or a library computer. Public computers are available with or without a library card. If you do not have a library card, you may register for a library pass. Browsers provided are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox. The computer programs offered are Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Filtering devices are in effect for some websites including Facebook and MySpace.


Copier:  $.10 a copy for 8 ½ x 11 and 8 ½ x14;  $.20 for 11x17

Scanning:  5 pages or below are free; over 5 is $.25 per pages

Faxing:    $2.00 for the first page and $.50 for each additional page

Test Proctoring services are available at the library for online evaluations. Please call to schedule a time. (334-874-1722)

Online Library Catalog gives you quick and easy access to the title, author, and subject headings of our nonfiction, reference, and vertical file materials. Search from your home 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that contain magazine articles, encyclopedias, newspaper articles, and other reference sources for research. offers free homework help from subject specialists. Available everyday from 3:00 until midnight; free tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English for grades 4-12 and college intro.

Learning Express Library offers free software tutorials and practice tests with a Selma and Dallas County Library card. It is designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or career level. All you need is your library card to begin taking these practice tests.

e-Books offers electronic and digital print and audiobooks through its membership with Camellia Net, Alabama's Digital Library. Powered by Overdrive, Selma Library patrons may check out up to 5 items at a time with a library card in good standing. The e-Books may be downloaded to computer, smart phone or other mobile device.

Please review our Internet and Computer Use Policy