Adult Library Services

Reference Services

Anne Morris works in the Reference Office & her door is always open!  Ms. Morris is happy to assist with reference & computer questions, proctoring exams, and also interlibrary loans.  She handles anywhere from 150 - 200 reference questions per month and especially enjoys helping high school & college students with research. Walk-in reference questions are welcome! Ms. Morris has completed several advanced degrees including her Masters in Library & Information Science.  She not only handles reference & interlibrary loans, she also facilitates three monthly book clubs: the Jubilee Book Club, the Mystery Book Club, and the Nonfiction Book Club.  Anne is the library contact for donations and is one of the librarians that handles collection development for the fiction, mystery, large print, and reference areas.  You may make an appointment or receive reference assistance online at or by phone at 251-620-2504.

Daphne Special Collection

The Daphne Special Collection contains materials that are old, rare or new that portray the history, of Daphne and the surrounding areas of Baldwin County.  Many items are included that describe the history of the coastal region, the Mississippi and Alabama Territories, and the State of Alabama as it pertains to the development of the Baldwin County area.  Information in the collection includes fiction and biographies of Alabama authors or historical residents.  More information is available concerning the ways of life and events of this area through time - crops, churches, schools, recipes, songs, family life, natural history, geology, government, roads and trails, music and songs, poetry, wars, and much more.  

The collection includes books, DVDs, video tapes, slides, and ephemera.  The collection may be accessed in-house only and remains in locked collection cabinets and files.  Ashley Hudson can assist you in accessing materials and/or completing research at or 251-620-2501.

Local photos below are courtesy of Harriett Outlaw from Images of America: Daphne and family photos are courtesy of Louise Allegi Volovecky.

Daphne Jubilee City
Assunta Micheli
Daphne book
daphne sign
Old Courthouse
May Day
Joseph Modesto Berga, Sr.
Louisa Franchini Berga & Joseph Modesto Berga, Sr.
Daphne State Normal School Images of America DAPHNE
Jacksons Oak Images of America DAPHNE
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