Welcome to the
Lisa Hammack - Director of Children and Teen Services
Kim Embry - Children's Assistant
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Perry County Public Library-Tell City telephone #: 812-547-2661
It’s almost time for the summer reading season and the Perry County Public Library is excited to begin our summer reading program on Saturday, June 6, after storyteller Mary Jo Huff’s program at 1:00 p.m.! The summer reading program is for children from birth through twelfth grade at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Several reading categories are specially designed to fit each reading level:
Babies and Toddlers – birth through two years
Preschoolers – three through six years
Children’s – grades 1, 2 and 3
Tweens – grades 4, 5 and 6
Teens – grades 7 through 12
You do not have to register to participate in the summer reading program, just stop by the library (Tell City or Cannelton locations) beginning Saturday, June 6 after 1:00 p.m. Pick up the appropriate reading form, read your favorite books, and return the completed form to the library for a prize. Then do it all over again! The reading program will conclude at the end of the day on Saturday, July 18.
To receive a prize, just read the following number of books: (Click on the link and you may print a reading sheet.)
Click below on the blue book to access Tumble Books,
which are talking online Easy Reader Books for children age 2 through grade 2!
*There has been a change to accessing
You will now need to type in your Perry County
Public Library card number to enter onto the site.
Area children ages 0 – 18 are encouraged to participate in “Every Hero Has a Story,” the Perry County Public Library’s summer library program, from June 6 to July 25. Children are invited to come to the library to join in the hero activities, and watch hero movies, as well as take part in special events offered throughout the summer. Programs will include activities on: super heroes, and sidekicks, community heroes, animal heroes, child/teen heroes, historical heroes, and the hero in themselves, etc.
Special events this summer will include:
Saturday, June 6, Kick-off: Storyteller Mary Jo Huff at 1:00 p.m. at the Tell City location.
Saturday, June 27: Officer Derrick Lawalin and Jago at 1:00 p.m. at the Tell City location.
Saturday, July 25, Finale: Abraham Lincoln presenter Mr. David Wolfe at 1:00 p.m. at the Tell City location.
Along with those special events, the library will offer weekly activities for the following ages:
Monday mornings at Tell City: 9:30 – 10:00 Babies & Toddlers ages 0 - 2
Monday mornings at Tell City: 10:30 – 11:00 Babies & Toddlers ages 0-2
Monday evenings at Tell City: 6:00 – 7:00 Children’s Adventure Club for children going into 1st – 3rd grade
Monday evenings at Tell City: 6:00 – 7:00 Tweens going into grades 4th – 6th
Tuesday afternoons at Tell City: 1:00 – 2:00 Children’s Adventure Club for children going into 1st-3rd grade
Tuesday afternoons at Tell City: 1:00-2:00 Tweens going into grades 4th – 6th
Tuesday evenings at Tell City: 6:00-7:00 Preschoolers ages 3 – Kindergarten
Tuesday evenings at Tell City: 6:00 – 7:30 Teens going into grades 7th-12th
Thursday mornings at Tell City: 9:30-10:30 Preschoolers ages 3 – Kindergarten
Thursday afternoons at Tell City: 1:00-2:00 Preschoolers ages 3 – Kindergarten
Registration is required to attend the weekly activities. Please choose one day and one time for the appropriate age of your child and that will be the day and time that you attend each week. Registration will begin on May 11. Please call 812-547-2661 to register.
Teen (grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12)
There are 10 openings in our
Please click on the Teen Advisory Group button below for more information.
For older teens and adults
For children in grades 3 - 8.
For children in grades K - 8
an easy-to-use search engine is available at
For older children there is a
Student Research Center available at