Tuscaloosa Public Library - Weaver Bolden Branch

The Weaver Bolden Branch offers its patrons the same materials and services offered at the Main Library and Brown Branch. Requested materials are transferred daily among the branches. The branch offers a variety of programs throughout the year for children, teens and adults. Every program presented or sponsored by the library is free of charge.

The Weaver Bolden Branch is named in honor of two of Tuscaloosa’s most respected African American educators: Dr. George Augustus Weaver (1872 -1939), and Mrs. Ruth Eaton Cummings Bolden (1910-2004). Dr. Weaver was a physician at the Stillman Hospital and generously made his personal library available for local African American students before the establishment of a public library which served them. In 1948, Mrs. Bolden helped establish a library in a local community center. In 1961, she secured funding for a new building. She was the first librarian of that library and requested that it be named for Dr. George Augustus Weaver (1872 -1939). In 1991, this branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library was renamed the Weaver-Bolden branch in her honor.

Location & Hours

Weaver Bolden Branch Library
2522 Lanier Ave.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

(205) 758-8291

Monday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday (closed)
Sunday (closed)


Sewing Class:

Join us to learn the basics of sewing and make your very own plastic grocery bag keeper. Must Pre-register by calling the library at 205-758-8291.

Computer Basics:

This is a casual hands-on class to help you get to know the basics of using a computer. We will cover parts of the computer, using an internet browser and other topics. Please pre-resgister by calling the library at 205-758-8291.xercise.

Book Discussion for Adults, 2nd Thursday at 5:30 p.m.


Free Wifi available: “TPLMobile”

Public Computers

  • 20 computers, with printing services
  • 10 laptops available
  • 1 Copier

Faxing Services available