Welcome to the Bledsoe County Public Library!

Located in Pikeville, TN

Summer Reading Starts June 8th!  Click here for more information.

Library Services

For information on library cards, loan periods, computer and Internet use, click Services.

Click Young Readers to learn about our children's services.

The Genealogy section describes services provided for genealogical research.

TEL Genealogy Resources

Tennessee State Library and Archives

Ask a Librarian...

For reference assistance, use one of the following options:

E-mail your question.

Call the Bledsoe County Public Library at (423) 447-2817 during normal library hours.  

Visit the library where our staff will assist you with the library's print and electronic resources.

Ask about free Heritage Quest access.

Check out the FAQ section.

The Local Read

By Local and Area Authors

Click here for more information of Bledsoe County, TN A Pictorial History, Volume II

Upcoming Events...

June 5th - Summer Reading Signups start

June 8th - Summer Reading Kickoff 10:30 am at the Farmer's Market with a performance by the Crankie Ladies.

June 12th - The Bledsoe County Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at 3:30 p.m. at the Library for their regular quarterly meeting.  

June 15th - Summer Reading Story Hour 10:30 am at the Farmer's Market

June 22nd - Summer Reading Story Hour 10:30 am at the Farmer's Market

June 29th - Summer Reading Story Hour 10:30 am at the Farmer's Market

July 6th - Summer Reading Story Hour 10:30 am at the Farmer's Market

July 13 - Summer Reading Finale 1:00 pm at Embers

The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is a virtual library that you can access from your home PC, your school library computer lab, or your iPhone – anywhere with an internet connection.  Click the icon to get started.

Tennessee Regional Ebook and Audiobook Download System (R.E.A.D.S.) offers tens of thousands of digital eBooks, audiobooks, and video to patrons of public libraries that belong to the Regional Library System. These digital titles can be downloaded or streamed to your personal computer or a variety of portable devices. You will need a current library card to access READS.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a program that mails out children a free book each month from birth up until 5 years old.  These are high-quality books that are chosen by experts in the education and writing field and are based on the child's age. This program's mission is to foster a love of learning in children, making the experience fun and meaningful. Click the icon for more information, including how to signup.