Welcome to the Bledsoe County Public Library!

Located in Pikeville, TN

Summer Reading Program Starts June 3rd. 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

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

  • Me and Sister Bobbie by Willie Nelson and Bobbie Nelson

  • Eleanor by David Michaelis

  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

  • Sorry for Your Trouble by Richard Ford

  • The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg

Upcoming Events...

May 31st - Closed for Memorial Day

June 3rd - Summer Reading @ the Farmer's Market

June 10th - Summer Reading @ the Farmer's Market

June 14th - Library Board Meeting

June 17th - Summer Reading @ the Farmer's Market

June 24th - Summer Reading @ the Farmer's Market


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.