Argie Cooper Public Library

100 South Main Street

Shelbyville, TN 37160

(931) 684-READ

"The Heart of the Community; the place for everyone to meet, discover & grow."

Library Hours

Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday    

9 am - 8 pm

Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday

  9 am - 5 pm

Closed Sunday



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The Library will be Closed for the following holidays in 2013
Tuesday, Jan. 1 New Year's Day
Monday, Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Feb. 18 President's Day
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, Sept. 2 Labor Day
Monday, Nov. 11 Veteran's Day
Thursday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve
Wednesday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day
Thursday, Dec. 26 Day after Christmas


The Argie Cooper Public Library Board Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm with the following exceptions:

*No meeting in August

* November & December meetings are combined; the meeting is the 1st Tuesday in December at 1:00 pm


Special Christmas Event

Mrs. Claus will make a special visit to the Library to kick off the Christmas Season!

DATE: December 7, 2013

TIME:  10:30 a. m.

PLACE: Argie Cooper Public Library

Bring your letters to Santa, and Mrs. Claus will be happy to deliver them safely to him before Christmas!

Argie Cooper Public Library Newsletter

Regional eBook & Audiobook Download System

Gale’s databases link to hundreds of millions of articles in Gale Virtual Reference Library, Academic OneFile, Kids InfoBits, Literature Resource Center, Health and Wellness Resource Center, and many more.

LearningExpress Library offers practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests.

NewsBank’s  Tennessee Newspaper Collection provides full-text coverage of The Chattanooga Times-Free Press, The Commercial Appeal, Knoxville News-Sentinel, and The Tennessean.

ProQuest's HeritageQuest Online contains over 40,000 digitized genealogy and family history resources, federal census records, Revolutionary War pension application files and more. 

America’s Genealogy Bank Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

Click here for more information on the Lexile Framework for Reading being used by local schools and as part of the Common Core Standards.

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