In the News: South Huntsville Public Library

South Huntsville Public Library

You may have heard a thing or two about the South Huntsville Public Library. Like, the fact that it’s possible because of a collaboration among the Madison County Commission, the Huntsville Library Commission, and the City of Huntsville. Or, that it reflects a $9.5 million investment in the community. Well, we have one more piece of info to add to the mix: it’s officially open! So, come check it out on the north end of the Sandra Moon Community Complex.

More on the library

Huntsville residents have eagerly anticipated the South Huntsville Public Library for a decade now. It officially opened on September 28. Considering all that it has to offer, we think it’s very much worth the wait!

They may also recognize the location. The 30,000-square-foot library sits on the former Grissom High School campus!

Features and highlights

This isn’t your average library! The South Huntsville Public Library comes chockful of amazing additions. Some of the highlights include:

  • A learning garden;
  • An indoor fireplace;
  • An outside vendor coffee shop;
  • A classroom;
  • Free Wi-Fi;
  • Study rooms;
  • A children’s puppet theater;
  • A 3-D printer;
  • A quiet reading room;
  • Laptop checkout; and
  • A teen gaming center.

Visiting details

People with all interests can find something fantastic at the South Huntsville Public Library. If you want to visit, head on over to 7901-L Bailey Cove Road—just an eight-minute drive or 4.7 miles from Summer Place.

Fun fact: The library is open seven days a week! Its hours range from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.


Books aren’t the only things that await you at the South Huntsville Public Library. From gaming to studying, you can expand your world at this new local treasure. And when it comes time to crack open a story, you can settle in for the ride in your Summer Place apartment.

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