NOTE: Central Library will open at 10 am on Tuesday, May 24 (one hour later than usual). Normal open hours otherwise.

Alma Powell Branch Library

Alma Powell Branch Library is My Library

Books, movies, music, and programming for all ages

A Northside Neighborhood Library

The library is a place for everyone to explore, discover, and engage

An Inspiring Library

Highlighting the artistic talents of school children and local artists

An Established Library

Proudly serving the Northside community since 1968

A Family Library

Building healthy communities with library programs and services

“It’s My Library”

Discover and celebrate the Alma Powell Branch Library 

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Open Hours

  • Mon: 1 pm - 6 pm
  • Tues: 1 pm - 8 pm
  • Wed: 1 pm - 6 pm
  • Thurs: 10 am - 6 pm
  • Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Note: Powell Branch Library is closed on Saturday because the Douglass Community Association building is closed.


Barnabee Art Gallery
Barnabee Art Gallery

Art Hop artists, students & more!

Featuring the work of local artists of all ages.

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