The Talladega Public Library was founded in 1907, and moved into its present location, 202 South Street East in 1979. The library has over 20,000 registered patrons, many from neighboring communities. With a collection of approximately 100,000 volumes, and an average circulation of over 95,000 annually, the library ranks second out of 38 public libraries in its population size. -Adult and children books maintained in separate -reference departments -Large print book collection -Internet Access for our patrons -Membership to the Alabama Virtual Library -Approximately 100 titles of periodicals, as listed in the Abridged Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature (also available through the Alabama Virtual Library) -Adult and children programs offered throughout the year, including the annual summer read program for children and the Brown Bag series for adults. -Weekly storyhours for pre-schoolers (over 3 years of age) beginning at 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. -Subscriptions to local, state and national (daily and weekly) newspapers -Financial and investment collection includes Value Line Morningstar and newspapers with current financial information -Current medical information available in Scientific American Medicine and the John Hopkins newsletter.