Curbside delivery outside our libraries starting today!
Three ways to request books, movies, and other materials
1. Place a hold through the catalog,
2. Call us at 812-547-2661 for Tell City
or (812) 547-6028 for Cannelton
Please call at hours listed below
3. Email us at with the
subject line "Pickup Request."
Hours: Tell City 9:00 am and 5:00 pm M-F
and 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday
Cannelton: 1 pm to 6:00 pm M-W, 1 pm to 5:00 pm Thursday and Friday, and 9 am to 12:00 on Saturday.
Once we have retrieved your materials we will give you a phone call and instructions.
We are excited to to have the chance to loan out physical books, movies and other items!
Perry County Board of Directors next meeting will be held on June 3 at 5:30. You may view the meeting live on our Facebook page
With no Discovery Time or weekly events for older kids and teens this summer we will be hosting Grab&Go subscription boxes for all ages! Each week we will have a theme for our Grab & Go boxes. Each box will contain a book, activity, and fun item.
The book levels to choose from are Board Books, Easy Reader Picture Books,
Beginner Chapter Books, Juvenile Chapter Books, Young Adult, Graphic Novel,
Adult Fiction, and Adult Non-Fiction. You pick the book that fits your reading style
and we will contact you with pickup instructions.
To sign up for this FREE subscription service fill out the order form below
If you have a little one who has not started Kindergarten yet our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge is for them!
This challenge provides an innovative, yet fun approach to
establishing strong early literacy skills.
You can find this challenge on our Beanstack Tracker app
just search Perry County Library or our website perrycountylibrary.beanstack.org.
If you have any questions about Beanstack or 1,000 Books
please don't hesitate to reach out to us.
We are so excited to tell you that we have 9 weeks of fun planned for you and your family this summer with our 20/20 Envision Your Story theme! Due to restrictions, and keeping the safety of you and our staff in mind, we will not have any in library events but we do have some digital and non-digital fun planned for all ages! Here is an overview of 4 ways to join the fun. We will be making post and showing videos over the next week explaining each one so stayed tuned!
Looking for a great read
or new author?
These are some staff picks and favorites!
"Behind Closed Doors" by B.A. Paris
"The Break Down" by B.A. Paris
"The Couple Next Door" by Shari Lapena
"Room" by Emma Donoghue
"The Journal" by Deborah Moore
"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens
"A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman
"The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah
"The Wanderer" by Sharon Creech
"Love that Dog" by Sharon Creech
Like Graphic Novels?
"The Prince & the Dressmaker" by Jen Wang
"Kid Gloves" by Lucy Knisley
Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?
You can borrow them, instantly, for free,
using just the device in your hand.
1. Fish out your library card
2. Download the Libby app from your app store, open app
3. Find your local library
4. Search, sample, borrow, enjoy!
It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a book.Libby has a ground-breaking built-in ebook reader,and an audiobook player.
If you prefer, you can send books to your Kindle for reading.
Perry County Public Library Tell City
Perry County Bookmobile
2328 Tell Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Hours for Main Branch:
Mon-Tues-Wed 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm
Cannelton Public Library
210 S. 8th Street
Cannelton, IN 47520
Thurs-Fri 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sat 9:00am - noon