Beginning Monday, April 5, 2021:

The Morristown-Hamblen Library will resume regular Operating hours:

 Monday to Thursday operating hours: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Friday operating hours 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday operating hours 9:00 am to 4 pm.

Curbside is available for those that request this service.  The Curbside hours are:

Monday through Friday curbside hours are 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Saturday curbside hours are 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

  • Masks are mandatory to enter the building.

  • Temperature of 100.4 or higher not allowed in the building.

  • Opened to the public with a limit of 25 people in the building.

  • One hour on the computer. 

  • 30 minutes for browsing. 

  • Programs will continue to be virtual for April.

  • No use of study rooms or the Library’s front room April.

  • Sanitizing and quarantine of materials.


Notice: The Health Department is giving Covid-19 vaccines and routing traffic through our back parking lot. Parking will be difficult at the Library, but there are areas close by to park and walk to the Library when necessary. Please be aware there will be unique pick-up stations marked during curbside service hours only. Thank you.

Note Online Service and Resources Available 24 hours/day:

The Library’s many online resources, such as eBooks and audiobooks from Tennessee R.E.A.D.S., are always available at The Library’s online databases also include Tumblebooks for children, A to Z food, A to Z Maps online, A to Z world food, A to Z world Culture, A to Z World Travel, Lingo Lite, Kanopy, ReadyRosie, and Creativebug. Tennessee Electronic Library is also available.

If you do not have a library card and would like access to the online library services, please go to our website and fill out the application for an electronic service only card (eCard see link below).

As the coronavirus outbreak develops, please stay up to date on the Library’s plans and continue to access its digital resources by visiting and following Morristown-Hamblen Library on Facebook for updates, listen to WCRK, MUS FIberNet Channel 4, Channel 7 Morristown TV Today, and read the local newspaper.

Contact information:
phone: 423-586-6410 text: 423-301-6882
Facebook: MHL Facebook page


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The Morristown-Hamblen Library issues eCards for patrons in our service area who are unable to come into the library and register for a full-access library card.  An eCard will allow you to use all of our online resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, videos, Great Courses, Creative Bug, TumbleBooks, and AcornTV.  An eCard will not be issued if you currently have a full-access library card.  The eCard may not be used to check out physical material from the library or access public computers.  Complete the eCard registration form HERE and your new eCard number will be emailed to you within 3 business days.  If you have questions about eCards or have lost your eCard number, please call the library at 423-586-6410 and ask for Tracy or Penny.

Covid-19 Memorial Window

In conjunction with the National Covid-19 Memorial event this month, the Morristown Hamblen Library is hosting a tribute window to honor our loved ones who have been lost to the virus.
Come by the library during our curbside pickup hours to write your loved one’s name or a message on one of our memorial hearts.  The hearts will be displayed in the windows along Main St.
Curbside pickup hours are 10-5:30 Monday-Friday and 10-3:30 on Saturday at the Main Street library entrance.  Please call 586-6410 to let us know when you arrive.

NEW!  Check out all our resources under the tab Databases for All.

NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.





NewsBank Resources for Grades 1 to 12. and a link to Teacher worksite.


Tennessee Newspapers








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