Library Programs

  • See new releases, events, and upcoming library programs for the rest of 2022 in our newsletter!  The Library Newsletter is a joint effort between the Friends of the Library and the Shelbyville - Bedford County Library Staff that is published quarterly to keep our patrons informed as to what is happening at the library.

    Check out our Newsletter!

    See new releases, events, and upcoming library programs for the rest of 2022 in our newsletter!

    The Library Newsletter is a joint effort between the Friends of the Library and the Shelbyville – Bedford County Library Staff that is published quarterly to keep our patrons informed as to what is happening at the library.

  • Teens 'N' Seniors Tech Assistance

    Teens ‘N’ Seniors

    Teens Needing Volunteer Hours and Seniors Needing Tech Help? One-on-one sessions will be available at your convenience up to 2 hours at a time.

  • Teen Advisory Board

    Teen Advisory Board

    Our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a great way to become more involved in the community and the library! It gives you a voice to add input for YA collections, programs, displays, contribute to social media, write book reviews, volunteer at events, organize community service projects, and influence how the library serves teens. 

  • Hoopla - Tap into Discovery with Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library

    Tap Into Discovery

    Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card. 

  • Join Us On Discord at Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library

    TeenSpace Discord Server

    Our TeenSpace Discord Server is open for members ages 13 to 18.

  • Under Construction at Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library

    Under Construction

    In an effort to maximize our user experience, we are making changes over the next weeks.

    Please ask our staff if you have questions or need assistance.

Latest News

Enjoy Crafts, Sweets, & more Holiday Fun at the Library!

November 26, 2022
Join us all throughout December as we have mini-programs for all patrons! Saturday, December 3rd: Take & Make a Gift Day! Want to make a present? Stop by the Library for a take & make kit with supplies for making a handmade gift! Friday, December 9th: Christmas Card Day! Supplies will be available to patrons […]

Telescopes, Gardening Tools, and More: Help the SBCP Library Create our Library of Things!

November 21, 2022
The Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library is in the process of developing a Library of Things collection!A Library of Things allows patrons to temporarily check out items such as home improvement tools and baking supplies the same way you would a book or DVD. This allows you access to the item without needing to worry about […]

Escape From Hawkins High In Our “Stranger Things”-themed Escape Room!

October 14, 2022
Find all of the clues to escape our Stranger Things Escape Room! The escape room is available to teens and adults for free with registration required. The escape room sessions will be at 4 PM for teens and 5 PM for adults Monday, October 31st, and Tuesday, November 1st for 45-minute sessions each. You can […]

New Arrivals

  • Besties Find Their Groove (The World of Click) By: Kayla Miller, Jeffrey Canino, and Kristina Luu
    November 7, 2022 Children’s Graphic Novel

    Besties Find Their Groove (The World of Click) By: Kayla Miller, Jeffrey Canino, and Kristina Luu

  • Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard By: Tom Felton
    November 4, 2022 Non-Fiction

    Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard By: Tom Felton

  • Black Hills Blood Hunt (A Hunter Buchanon-Frank Morgan Western Book 1) By: William W. Johnstone & J.A. Johnstone
    November 4, 2022 Westerns

    Black Hills Blood Hunt (A Hunter Buchanon-Frank Morgan Western Book 1) By: William W. Johnstone & J.A. Johnstone

  • The Bourne Identity By: Doug Liman
    November 9, 2022 DVD

    The Bourne Identity By: Doug Liman

  • A Christmas Deliverance By: Anne Perry
    November 15, 2022 Fiction

    A Christmas Deliverance: A Novel By: Anne Perry

  • Cozy in Love By: Jan Brett
    November 15, 2022 Children’s Easy Reader

    Cozy in Love By: Jan Brett

  • Cursed (Gilded Duology, #2) By: Marissa Meyer
    November 15, 2022 Young Adult Fiction

    Cursed (Gilded Duology, 2) By: Marissa Meyer

  • Dawnlands By: Philippa Gregory
    November 15, 2022 Fiction

    Dawnlands: A Novel (The Fairmile Series Book 3) By: Philippa Gregory

  • Desert Star (A Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel) By: Michael Connelly
    November 14, 2022 Fiction

    Desert Star (A Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel) By: Michael Connelly

  • Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine (Stephanie Plum Book 29) By: Janet Evanovich
    November 14, 2022 Fiction

    Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine (Stephanie Plum Book 29) By: Janet Evanovich

  • Hocus Pocus: The Illustrated Novelization By: A. W. Jantha & Gris Grimly
    November 8, 2022 Children’s Chapter Books

    Hocus Pocus: The Illustrated Novelization By: A. W. Jantha & Gris Grimly

  • The Incredible Ice Event (Hank the Cowdog Book 78) By: John R. Erickson
    November 4, 2022 Children’s Chapter Books

    The Incredible Ice Event (Hank the Cowdog Book 78) By: John R. Erickson

  • Look Both Ways: A Novel By: Linwood Barclay
    November 9, 2022 Fiction

    Look Both Ways: A Novel By: Linwood Barclay

  • Me and Murder, She Wrote: My adventures in Television with Angela Lansbury, Peter Falk and Jerry Orbach among others: An Unauthorized Autobiography By: Peter S. Fischer
    November 4, 2022 Non-Fiction

    Me and Murder, She Wrote: My adventures in Television with Angela Lansbury, Peter Falk and Jerry Orbach among others: An Unauthorized Autobiography By: Peter S. Fischer

  • Mi abuela la loca / My Crazy Grandma (Spanish Edition) By: José Ignacio Valenzuela
    November 4, 2022 Spanish Children’s Chapter Books

    Mi abuela la loca / My Crazy Grandma (Spanish Edition) By: José Ignacio Valenzuela

  • Mysteries of Trash and Treasure: The Secret Letters By: Margaret Peterson Haddix
    November 7, 2022 Children’s Chapter Books

    Mysteries of Trash and Treasure: The Secret Letters By: Margaret Peterson Haddix

  • On the Rocks By: Sofia Coppola
    November 7, 2022 DVD

    On the Rocks By: Sofia Coppola

  • Queen Elizabeth (Little People, Big Dreams) By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Melissa Lee Johnson
    November 4, 2022 Children’s Non-fiction

    Queen Elizabeth (Little People, Big Dreams) By: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Melissa Lee Johnson

  • The Real Deal By: Lindsey Stoddard
    November 7, 2022 Children’s Chapter Books

    The Real Deal By: Lindsey Stoddard

  • Clive Cussler: The Sea Wolves (An Isaac Bell Adventure) By: Jack Du Brul
    November 14, 2022 Fiction

    Clive Cussler: The Sea Wolves (An Isaac Bell Adventure) By: Jack Du Brul

  • Slaughter at Wolf Creek By: William W. Johnstone & J.A. Johnstone
    November 4, 2022 Westerns

    Slaughter at Wolf Creek By: William W. Johnstone & J.A. Johnstone

  • Triple Cross (An Alex Cross Thriller, 28) By James Patterson
    November 14, 2022 Fiction

    Triple Cross (An Alex Cross Thriller, 28) By: James Patterson

  • Vanishing Hour By: Laura Griffin
    November 9, 2022 Fiction

    Vanishing Hour By: Laura Griffin

Library Events

Friends of Library

Friends of the Library members and volunteers actively promote Library services and resources while sharing their love of books with the community. The Friends foster a positive relationship between the Library and the community, secure volunteers and raise funds to support the Library. Join us at our monthly meeting!

Morning Storytime

Ages 0-6

Our monthly interactive storytimes introduce young children to reading, music, STEAM, and language with stories, songs, and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Events Calendar

Join The Club

  • Lego Club at SBCP Library

    Lego Club

    Grades K thru 5th

    Come play with LEGOs with us monthly and conquer challenges with your friends!

  • Teen D&D - RGP at SBCP Library

    Teen D&D/RGP Club

    Grade 6 thru 12

    Go on an adventure with our D&D/RPG Club! The club is focused on playing tabletop role-playing games, where each person creates their own character to be part of a larger story. Whether you are new to role-playing games or an expert, this club is for you!

  • STEAM Club at SBCP Library

    STEAM CLUB

    Grades K thru 5th

    Join us monthly for crafts and activities relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!

  • Teen Advisory Board at SBCP Library

    Teen Advisory Board

    Grades 6 thru 12

    Help us create programs and recommend new books, while you develop skills working with a group and have a unique activity to include on applications or resumes! For more information, please contact our Youth Services Librarian at  youthservices@sbcplibrary.org or by calling us at (931) 684-7323!

Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday
8 am - 7 pm
Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday
8 am - 5 pm
Sunday - CLOSED

Computer Lab
Closes 60 minutes prior to library closing.

Shelbyville Bedford County Public Library

Shelbyville - Bedford County Public Library
220 South Jefferson Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160

Phone: (931) 684-7323
Fax: (931) 685-4848


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