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Library Programs

  • Fall & Winter 2023 Newsletter

    Check out our Newsletter!

    See new releases, events, and upcoming library programs 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.

  • Libby

    Get even More with Libby!

    Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! All you need is a library card. 

  • Crochet Club

    Whether you are a beginner or an expert at crochet, everyone is welcome to join and learn from experienced instructor Becky Gibbons!


    Absolute beginners can work with some supplies provided, and Intermediate/Experts can bring in their projects from home or work on a pattern provided by the instructor!

    Latest News

    Adult New Releases in May/June 2024

    May 8, 2024
    Here is a quick look at adult fiction coming soon to the library! Note: Titles may take 2 to 3 weeks to be delivered and added to our system.

    Children’s New Releases in May/June 2024

    May 7, 2024
    Here is a quick look at children’s & early chapter books coming soon to the library! Note: Titles may take up to 3 weeks after release date to be delivered and cataloged before they are ready to check out.

    Summer Reading 2024: Adventure Begins at your Library! / Lectura de verano 2024: ¡La Aventura comienza en tu Biblioteca!

    May 1, 2024
    We are excited to announce our Summer Reading program for 2024: Adventure Begins at your Library! June & July will be packed with events for all ages and a chance to win prizes for reading and activities! Nos complace anunciar nuestro programa de Lectura de Verano para 2024: ¡La aventura comienza en tu biblioteca! Junio […]

    New Arrivals

    • All the Days of Summer by Nancy Thayer
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      All the Days of Summer by Nancy Thayer

    • Back and Neck Health: Mayo Clinic guide to treating and preventing back and neck pain by Mohamad Bydon
      March 14th, 2024: Nonfiction

      Back and Neck Health: Mayo Clinic guide to treating and preventing back and neck pain by Mohamad Bydon

    • Cravings and Addictions: Free Yourself from the Struggle of Addictive Behavior with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Maria Karekla
      March 14th, 2024: Nonfiction

      Cravings and Addictions: Free Yourself from the Struggle of Addictive Behavior with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Maria Karekla

    • A Dark and Stormy Tea by Laura Childs
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      A Dark and Stormy Tea by Laura Childs

    • Dead Fall by Brad Thor
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      Dead Fall by Brad Thor

    • The Friendship Club by Robyn Carr
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      The Friendship Club by Robyn Carr

    • Honey Drop Dead by Laura Childs
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      Honey Drop Dead by Laura Childs

    • The Little Liar by Mitch Albom
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      The Little Liar by Mitch Albom

    • Maame by Jessica George
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      Maame by Jessica George

    • None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell

    • The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again by Catherine Price
      March 14th, 2024: Nonfiction

      The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again by Catherine Price

    • The Summer Book Club by Susan Mallery
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      The Summer Book Club by Susan Mallery

    • Under Lock & Skeleton Key by Gigi Pandian
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      Under Lock & Skeleton Key by Gigi Pandian

    • Valdemar by Mercedes Lackey
      March 14th, 2024: Fiction

      Valdemar by Mercedes Lackey

    • What Have We Here?: Portraits of a Life by Billy Dee Williams
      March 14th, 2024: Nonfiction

      What Have We Here?: Portraits of a Life by Billy Dee Williams

    • Amazing Ancient World Atlas (Lonely Planet Kids) by Nancy Dickmann
      March 13th, 2024: Juvenile Nonfiction

      Amazing Ancient World Atlas (Lonely Planet Kids) by Nancy Dickmann

    • Oppenheimer by Universal
      March 13th, 2024: DVD

      Oppenheimer by Universal

    • Painting with Bob Ross for Kids! by Bob Ross Inc.
      March 13th, 2024: Juvenile Nonfiction

      Painting with Bob Ross for Kids! by Bob Ross Inc.

    • Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom by Warner Bros.
      March 12th, 2024: DVD

      Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom by Warner Bros.

    • Check & Mate by Ali Hazelwood
      March 12th, 2024: Young Adult Fiction

      Check & Mate by Ali Hazelwood

    • The Color Purple (2023) by Warner Bros.
      March 12th, 2024: DVD

      The Color Purple (2023) by Warner Bros.

    • Crystals for Healing: The Complete Reference Guide by Karen Frazier
      March 12th, 2024: Nonfiction

      Crystals for Healing: The Complete Reference Guide by Karen Frazier

    • Escape from the Pit: A Woman’s Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939–1943 by Renia Kukielka
      March 12th, 2024: Nonfiction

      Escape from the Pit: A Woman’s Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939–1943 by Renia Kukielka

    • The Fellowship of the Knits: Lord of the Rings: The Unofficial Knitting Book by Tanis Gray
      March 12th, 2024: Nonfiction

      The Fellowship of the Knits: The Unofficial Lord of the Rings Knitting Book by Tanis Gray

    • The Ghost Orchid by Jonathan Kellerman
      March 12th, 2024: Fiction

      The Ghost Orchid by Jonathan Kellerman

    • Last Night by Luanne Rice
      March 12th, 2024: Fiction

      Last Night by Luanne Rice

    • Leopard's Hunt by Christine Feehan
      March 12th, 2024: Fiction

      Leopard’s Hunt by Christine Feehan

    • The Queen's Price by Anne Bishop
      March 12th, 2024: Fiction

      The Queen’s Price by Anne Bishop

    • A Season of Harvest by Lauraine Snelling
      March 12th, 2024: Inspirational Fiction

      A Season of Harvest by Lauraine Snelling

    • The Wonder of It All by Barbara Taylor Bradford
      March 12th, 2024: Fiction

      The Wonder of It All by Barbara Taylor Bradford

    • Wow in Space: A Galactic Guide to the Universe and Beyond by Mindy Thomas & Guy Raz
      March 12th, 2024: Juvenile Nonfiction

      Wow in Space: A Galactic Guide to the Universe and Beyond by Mindy Thomas & Guy Raz

    • The Keeper of Stars by Buck Turner
      March 11th, 2024: Fiction

      The Keeper of Stars by Buck Turner

    • The Mystery Guest by Nita Prose
      March 11th, 2024: Fiction

      The Mystery Guest by Nita Prose

    • Things We Left Behind by Lucy Score
      March 11th, 2024: Fiction

      Things We Left Behind by Lucy Score

    • What Really Happens in Vegas: True Stories of the People Who Make Vegas, Vegas by James Patterson & Mark Seal
      March 11th, 2024: Nonfiction

      What Really Happens in Vegas: True Stories of the People Who Make Vegas, Vegas by James Patterson & Mark Seal

    • Crosshairs by James Patterson & James O. Born
      March 2nd, 2024: Fiction

      Crosshairs by James Patterson & James O. Born

    • Random in Death by J. D. Robb
      March 2nd, 2024: Fiction

      Random in Death by J. D. Robb

    • Three-Inch Teeth by C. J. Box
      March 2nd, 2024: Fiction

      Three-Inch Teeth by C. J. Box

    • Wonka by Warner Bros.
      February 29th, 2024: DVD

      Wonka by Warner Bros.

    • The Coworker by Freida McFadden
      February 28th, 2024: Fiction

      The Coworker by Freida McFadden

    • Fragile Designs by Colleen Coble
      February 28th, 2024: Fiction

      Fragile Designs by Colleen Coble

    • The Lost Tomb: And Other Real-Life Stories of Bones, Burials, and Murder by Douglas Preston
      February 28th, 2024: Nonfiction

      The Lost Tomb: And Other Real-Life Stories of Bones, Burials, and Murder by Douglas Preston

    • Missing Persons by James Patterson & Adam Hamdy
      February 28th, 2024: Fiction

      Missing Persons by James Patterson & Adam Hamdy

    • Rich Waters by Robert Bailey
      February 28th, 2024: Fiction

      Rich Waters by Robert Bailey

    • The Women by Kristin Hannah
      February 28th, 2024: Fiction

      The Women by Kristin Hannah

    • All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood
      February 23rd, 2024: Fiction

      All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

    • The King's Pleasure: A Novel of Henry VIII (Six Tudor Queens) by Alison Weir
      February 23rd, 2024: Fiction

      The King’s Pleasure: A Novel of Henry VIII (Six Tudor Queens) by Alison Weir

    • The Magic School Bus Ups and Downs: A Book About Floating and Sinking by Joanna Cole
      February 23rd, 2024: Juvenile Nonfiction (Bookmobile)

      The Magic School Bus Ups and Downs: A Book About Floating and Sinking by Joanna Cole

    • Mandy Overcomes Fear by Marty Ray Gordon
      February 23rd, 2024: Easy Reader

      Mandy Overcomes Fear by Marty Ray Gordon

    • Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump by Sarah Posner
      February 23rd, 2024: Nonfiction

      Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump by Sarah Posner

    • Weapons of Mass Delusion: When the Republican Party Lost Its Mind by Robert Draper
      February 23rd, 2024: Nonfiction

      Weapons of Mass Delusion: When the Republican Party Lost Its Mind by Robert Draper

    • Dino-Hockey by Lisa Wheeler
      February 22nd, 2024: Easy Reader

      Dino-Hockey by Lisa Wheeler

    • Elemental by Disney
      February 21st, 2024: DVD

      Elemental by Disney

    • The Miracle Club by Sony
      February 21st, 2024: DVD

      The Miracle Club by Sony

    • Unnatural Death by Patricia Cornwell
      February 21st, 2024: Audiobook

      Unnatural Death by Patricia Cornwell

    • Barbie by Warner Bros.
      February 17th, 2024: DVD

      Barbie by Warner Bros.

    • A Haunting in Venice by Fox
      February 17th, 2024: DVD

      A Haunting in Venice by Fox

    • The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Lionsgate
      February 17th, 2024: DVD

      The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Lionsgate

      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!