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!

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

  • A Thousand Heartbeats by Kiera Cass
    December 1st, 2022: Young Adult Fiction

    A Thousand Heartbeats by Kiera Cass

  • Cat Kid Comic Club: Collaborations By: Dav Pilkey
    December 1st, 2022: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    Cat Kid Comic Club: Collaborations (Cat Kid Comic Club #4) by Dav Pilkey

  • The Cedarville Shop and the Wheelbarrow Swap by Bridget Krone
    December 1st, 2022: Juvenile Fiction

    The Cedarville Shop and the Wheelbarrow Swap by Bridget Krone

  • The Flamingo by Guojing
    December 1st, 2022: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    The Flamingo by Guojing

  • Merci Suárez no sabe bailar by Meg Medina
    December 1st, 2022: Spanish Juvenile Fiction

    Merci Suárez no sabe bailar by Meg Medina

  • An Alaskan Christmas Promise (K-9 Companions Book 11) by Belle Calhoune
    November 30th, 2022: Inspirational Fiction

    An Alaskan Christmas Promise (K-9 Companions Book 11) by Belle Calhoune

  • An Amish Christmas Inheritance by Virginia Wise
    November 30th, 2022: Inspirational Fiction

    An Amish Christmas Inheritance by Virginia Wise

  • An Amish Christmas Wish (Secret Amish Babies Book 3) by Leigh Bale
    November 30th, 2022: Inspirational Fiction

    An Amish Christmas Wish (Secret Amish Babies Book 3) by Leigh Bale

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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