The Mount Vernon Public Library is located at
19180 Shepard Lake Road.
Phone number 251-829-9497.
Hours are Monday - Thursday from 10:00am -5:00pm
Friday from 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday from 10:00am -6:00pm
2011 Ribbon Cutting
Waste Management of South Alabama Donation
February 11, 2011
Waste Management presented a $2,000 donation to the Mt. Vernon Library in cooperation with the Friends of the Library. Rene¢ Faucheux, Manager, Government and Community Affairs, Waste Management presents the check to Gale Seabury, Chairman of Library Board. Verdell Dees, Council Woman, was instrumental in obtaining the donation. Waste Management recycles enough paper every year to save 41 million trees. They encourage everyone to recycle. Libraries operate as a non-profit organization and relies on much of its funding through donations, grants, and fund raisers by the Friends
The Mt. Vernon Library is in the process of moving to the new library/technology center in an effort to help support the intellectual, educational and cultural needs of all the citizens in the community. Angela Roberts, Consultant for the library, has worked tirelessly to help our library. The library boasts of ten new computers in the technology lab and four refurbished systems in the children’s area. Internet access and printing capabilities are available to patrons. Volunteers assisted with the installation and transfer.
The library is in the process of improving the book collection available. The new equipment, software, furniture and shelving was obtained through grants, appropriations and donations.
The technology lab is ready for patrons to use; however, volunteers have not completed the process of getting the book collection into an automated book systems so that the books can be shelved. Additionally, the library board and friends of the library are seeking funding to employ a librarian. Currently the library only has a part time library clerk which limit’s the hours the library is available to patrons.
Rene¢ Faucheux, Manager, Government and Community Affairs, Waste Management presents the check to Gale Seabury, Chairman of Library Board. In the middle is Verdell Dees, Council Woman,
In the background are pictured Johnnie C. Robinson, Council Woman,; Jeannette McGaskill, Friend of the Library; Bonnie Byrd, Town Clerk, Leola Flott, Library Board; Matt East, Chastang Landfill Manager; Earl Driskill, Council Man.
Greg Crump District Manager; Raymond Bell, Consultant for Waste Management; and Warren E. Guedry, Jr. Municipal and Community Affairs Manager for Waste Management Gulf Coast Area.
Warren Guedry Municipal Manager; Rene¢ Faucheux, Manager, Government and Community Affairs, Waste Management; Gale Seabury, Chairman Library Board; Matt East, Chastang Landfill Manager; and Greg Crump District Manager