As of August 1st, the Gadsden Public Library will be a fine-free facility. The main library in downtown Gadsden will be initiating the new program. That means the library will continue to provide all citizens of Gadsden and Etowah County with literary resources with a new benefit – No overdue book fines. The program will also be available at the Alabama City Branch and the East Gadsden Branch. The Gadsden Public Library is the primary self-directed learning resource for area residents. It offers extensive literary collections, current and reliable reference collections, and exciting programs that encourage citizens to develop an interest in reading and lifelong learning.