Birmingham Public Library Listed As Top
Attraction In Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The central location of the Birmingham Public Library was ranked as the top attraction in Birmingham for 2001, by Operation New Birmingham. With more than 636,000 visitors in 2001, the Birmingham Public Library welcomed more visitors than any other attraction in the metropolitan area. The Birmingham Public Library annually welcomes over two million visitors throughout 21 locations in the Birmingham area.

“We are pleased that so many people like to visit our facilities on an annual basis. This just further proves that libraries are an invaluable asset to our community. We will continue to appreciate our patrons by offering the best resources and services available anywhere,” states Ms. Barbara C. Sirmans, Director of the Birmingham Public Library.

The Birmingham Public Library and its 20 branch locations provide the public with the most current collections, as well as providing the most comprehensive research tools in the state. The Birmingham Public Library strives to inform visitors by hosting special programs year round, such as Brown Bag Lunch series and Alabama Bound, as well as children’s programs from toddlers to teenagers. These programs allow the public to meet and greet guest lecturers, musicians, authors and publishers. For more information regarding the Birmingham Public Library and a list of exciting, upcoming events, please visit or call 205.226.3600.