Morristown-Hamblen Public Library
417 West Main Street Morristown, TN  37814 (423) 586-6410



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Welcome to the Morristown-Hamblen Public Library. 

We here to help you with your reading and research needs, big or small, no matter when or where you need it. Learn more about your public library. View our video.

See what the library is all about and all that we offer. View our slideshow.

Search our Card Catalog

Click on the Image to Access the Card Catalog

To login to your account on VERSO 4:
1. Click login in upper right corner
2. Under Select Your Library, scroll and click on MORRISTOWN--Morristown-Hamblen Library
3. For Library Barcode: Type your entire library card number (14 digits/characters total).  If your card has 13 digits/characters, include one space after last digit.
4. Password--The default password is USERPASS.  You will be prompted to change your password later.  If you have already created a password with the old VERSO catalog system, it will be the same password on VERSO 4.
5. To change your account information, click on My Account in the upper right corner.
6. To access the catalog, type the information into the search box under "Welcome to the Online Catalog for the Morristown-Hamblen Library"
7. You can also access the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL), READS (Free E-books), and the Morristown-Hamblen Library website (Website) using the tabs below the search box.
8. The home icon will return you to the home page at any time during your search.

If you have questions or problems using VERSO, please feel free to contact us at 423-586-6410.

We now have streaming video on READS that you can download for free with your library card!

To log on to READS, you will need to enter your entire library card number (14 characters/digits total). For cards ending with 13 characters, include 1 space after the last digit.

If you get an invalid card message, please call the Library at 423-586-6410 or stop by. We will check to make sure your card is valid, and the full number is in our new catalog. If you have received a new library card, it can take up to 48 hours before the card is fully activated in the READS system. Thank you.

For help on accessing READS and Overdrive (including compatible devices), click on the following link below: More Info

For a how to video on using READS and Overdrive with your library card, click here: More Info

Community Calendar

View the goings-on in the community. View our events calendar.

Community Room Calendar

Keep abreast of what's happening at the library
View Our Community Room Calendar

Download  the
Community Room Application  
Community Room policy



No Perfect Women Allowed is a book club for women who want to be real about their lives and their issues. The club reads books written by people who use the Bible as a springboard to help members think about their lives and their relationships in new and healthy ways. No Perfect Women Allowed meets each Wednesday at noon in the Morristown Hamblen Public Library for 45 minutes in the Community Room. The club will be reading “Reclaiming Your Heart: A Journey Back to Laughing, Loving, and Living” by Denise Hildreth Jones beginning Wednesday, January 8th at noon. Books are $12 and will be available for purchase


Tennessee has made a commitment to promoting good health in children from birth until age 21. It's called the TENNderCARE program. More Information


Community Events

Pumpkin Decorating Contest
The Morristown-Hamblen Library invites the community to participate in the 2014 Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest. Participation is free and is open to all ages! Details

We are currently having a contest for patrons to win one of two Halloween themed gift baskets. One basket is geared towards children, and the other basked is geared for teens/adults. The baskets are on display at both the Main and Children's Room Circulation Desks. Tickets for each basket are $1.00 for one ticket or $4.00 for five tickets. All proceeds will go towards the Children's Room Shelving Fund. The drawing for the baskets will be held on Thursday, October 30. Thanks to the Friends of the Morristown-Hamblen Library for your contribution.

WWI Book Club
Due to the unavailability of two of the reading materials on the selection list, the WWI Book Club has been postponed until January 2015 while suitable replacements are being reviewed. We will start registration in December.

Genealogy Workshops
The workshops scheduled on November 15 have been moved to November 22. Please see the revised flyer below for more information. Revised Flyer

To register for the workshops, click on the following link. Download here.  You can either drop off the form to the Main Circulation Desk or mail it to the following address:

Morristown-Hamblen Library
ATTN: Genealogy Workshop
417 W. Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814

HiC Spanish Classes
This 10-week workshop will introduce employees/adult participants to very basic words and phrases to use during customer service conversations and increase confidence in communicating in Spanish

Come Join the Party with Zumba at the Morristown-Hamblen Library

Free Zumba fitness classes are held in the Community Room Monday evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and from 7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. and on Friday evenings at 6:45 p.m. All you need is a towel and a bottle of water. For more information, please call the Morristown-Hamblen Library at 423-586-6410.


Read to Your Child

Spend time reading to your child every day for at least 20 minutes.
Visit First Lady Crissy Haslam's program Read20.

If you have a child under 5 sign him/her up for the Imagination Library .

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Online Legal Forms (From Sullivan County Government)

Sullivan County Government

Go to government, then click on Circuit Court

Some Sullivan County Circuit Court forms can be modified for use in Hamblen County. The modifiable forms are indicated on the website.

Book Sale Dates (2014)

November 15

Friends Meeting Dates (2014)

October 15
December 10

Mile of Quarters Fund Raising Campaign

Help us work towards the completion of the Children’s Room Shelving Fund by donating to our Mile of Quarters Campaign. Patrons who donate will have their name put on paper quarter cut outs to be placed around the walls of the Library. 12 QUARTERS = 1 FOOT = $3.00 RAISED
63,360 QUARTERS = 1 MILE = $15,840 RAISED

There will be a meter posted at the front entrances, and on our website:, to monitor the fund raising progress.

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