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.

Effective January 1, 2015, the fines and fee rates will be changing. View Notice Here

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



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

 Spring Genealogy Workshop

Come un-puzzle your past at the Morristown-Hamblen Library this spring.  We will be offering a series of workshops for both the beginner and more advanced researcher.  More information

 Seed Lending Program

Come to the Morristown-Hamblen Library and “borrow” seeds for free!  You may be asking, “How can you ‘borrow’ seeds?”  Find Out Here

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 Thursday 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 (2015)

March 14
May 9
August 11
November 14

Friends Meeting Dates (2015)

February 18
April 15
June 17
August 19
October 21
December 16

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.

Summer Program

Our summer program begins May 18, 2015 at the Morristown-Hamblen Library. More Info Here
2015 Teen Reading Program

Morristown-Hamblen Library's Teen 2015 Summer Reading Program starts May 30. More Information
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