Welcome to Alabama Public Library Service
The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) is responsible for receiving and administering state funds as provided by the State Legislature, and federal funds as provided by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
These funds are to be used to provide the best possible library service to the citizens of Alabama.
The objectives of APLS are:
To provide library services to the citizens of Alabama directly or through local libraries.
To provide library services for those with special needs through the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
To provide library services to the Alabama State employees to meet their work related information needs.
To assist in establishing cooperative library services and networks.
To provide continuing education opportunities for librarians.