Argie Cooper Public Library

100 South Main Street, Shelbyville, TN 37160 ~ (931) 684-7323 ~ (931) 685-4848


Library Hours

Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed on Sunday

The Library will be Closed
for the following holidays
in 2014

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
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 held on the 1st Tuesday of December at 1:00 pm

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


If you are a current user of the R.E.A.D.S./Overdrive system for ebooks or audiobooks, please click on the link below and fill out this short form to help us keep our system updated. This will help us to prevent a break in service for those of you who enjoy using this program from home. If you have any questions please feel free to call the library @ 684-7323 and speak with Rita or Margaret.

Click here to sign up for storytime.

We're Moving On Out!

March 25, 2015
10:30 am

Join us for our last storytime at our current location! We will have fun talking about our move to the New Library, plus we'll read stories and make a fun craft!

Also, Parents if you have photos of your children at storytime, summer reading or any other library activities over the years, please bring them to storytime. We will be doing a Memory Board to hang at our New Location when we open.




Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library is seeking a full-time youth services librarian.  Primary duties include planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the Children’s Department, which serves patrons ranging in age from pre-school to young adult.  Additional duties include bookmobile service and some work at the library circulation desk. Work schedule may include evenings and Saturdays.  Minimum qualifications: High school diploma and experience in children’s library service required.  Salary:  $22,640/year with some benefits.  For further info contact Argie Cooper Library, 100 S Main Street, in Shelbyville, TN, 37160 or call (931) 684-7323.  Applications close March 31, 2015.