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EL Lowder Regional Branch Library

2590 Bell Road, Montgomery, AL  36117

Monday & Wednesday: 9 AM - 9 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM 
Saturday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Closed Sundays

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Masks Required in All City Facilities

Post Date: 07/30/2021

MONTGOMERY – Effective immediately, the City of Montgomery will require masks in all municipal facilities.

This policy is in accordance with the latest data and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For more information on Montgomery’s COVID-19 response as well as no-cost vaccination clinics, please visit

Young Adult Programming

Mythology Book Club Thursday, September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th Available after 4 pm Synopsis: Mythology Book Club is a book club for Young Adults 14 and above. We will dive into different cultures mythology with literature! There are so many stories to explore, all told through different perspectives around the world. We will be reading The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White, which explores Egyptian Mythology.


Junior Mythology Book Club Tuesday, September 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th after 4 pm
This book club is for ages 10 and above. We will be exploring different cultures through their stories! Come dive into the world of myth and discover something new! Our first book will be Athena the Brain from the Goddess Girls Series.

For More Information Contact: Megan Blankenship, Youth Services Librarian at (334) 625-4844



Adult Programming

The Great American Readers (Book Club)

Originally created to read all the books on The Great American Book Read List this book club is carte blanche. Members choose titles that they wish to share with the rest of the group and facilitate the discussion. This month the day is Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 6pm. We hope to make up our August Meeting which had to be delayed.
For More Information Contact: Julia-Ann Jenkins, Branch Head Librarian at (334) 625-4844.

The Ladies of High Tea (Book Club)

If Cozy Mysteries is your game, you’ll be glad you came. No guts, no gore but definitely not a bore. This month’s reading is on September 15, 2021. We will be reading the Dashiell Hammett Classic: The Thin Man.

For More Information Contact: Julia-Ann Jenkins, Branch Head Librarian at (334) 625-4844.

 Banned Books Week!!

All week long we will have a display out with banned or challenged books to check out, handouts with information about banned books week, and fun take home activity sheets for the whole family.

For More Information Contact: Megan Blankenship, Youth Services Librarian at (334) 625-4844, or Kelly Davis, Youth Services Librarian at (334) 625-4844

Baby Lap Sit Time
Join us for Lap Sit Time!  It is for ages 0 to almost-3-years-old every Thursday, 10AM to 11AM.  From 10AM-1015AM the Librarians will read board books, nursery rhymes, and teach baby sign language.  From 1015AM-11AM the parent/caregiver may choose to stay, play, and read to their child/children. There is no craft associated with this program. 

Preschool Story Time
Our regular Preschool Story Time starts at 10AM on Friday mornings.  All ages are welcome but please remember that programming is geared towards ages 3 to 5.  The usual program is to read a couple of books interspaced with songs and movement ending with a craft or activity.

Don’t forget to sign up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and watch your Gingerbread Man move across the Candyland Game located on the Bulletin Board in the Children’s Area.

Please note
Please note that schedules and selections are subject to change and cancellation without notice due to situations beyond our control; however, the Lowder Staff makes every effort possible to adhere to posted planned programming

Lowder Lego League
3rd Wednesday Afternoon of the month

Laptops for check out
Laptop computers are available for check-out for in-house use only at Lowder Library.

Also available in the meeting room is state of the art projection equipment. (Funded by an LSTA grant through APLS)

Lowder's Friends and Family Chess Club
Saturdays: 10:00 AM -12:30 PM
EL Lowder Regional Library
2590 Bell Road

Map and Directions

 September is here, and that means it's Library Card Sign-Up Month! Drop by your local library this month to register for (or renew) your library card. It's FREE, easy, and offers you access to everything from your favorite book to your next favorite movie, so don't wait -- come see us today!