Welcome to the Bledsoe County Public Library!

Located in Pikeville, TN

Important Information

Due to the new Covid 19 guidelines, the Bledsoe County Public Library will be closed until Wednesday April 1, 2020. No one will be charged overdue fines during this time. Book deliveries have been canceled until further notice. If you need to speak with someone concerning the library, contact Carolyne at 423-533-2456.

Also, don't forget that you can still access all of our audio-books, eBooks, magazines and videos through TN READS.

Thank you for your understanding during this time.

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

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

  • The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • When Time Stopped A Memoir of my Father’s War and What Remains by Ariana Neuman
  • American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
  • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
  • Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes by Kathleen West

Upcoming Events...

Closed Now through April 1st.

Summer Reading 2019 was a Success!

View the final day of Summer Reading thanks to Valley TV, Channel 18. Bledsoe County Library Show 2019

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.