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 

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

Meet Libby

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


Fax 812-547-3038

Hours for Main Branch:

Mon-Tues-Wed 9:00am - 8:00pm

Thurs-Fri 9:00am-5:30pm

Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cannelton Public Library

210 S. 8th Street

Cannelton, IN 47520


Fax 812-547-8590


Mon-Tues-Wed 1:00pm-6:00pm

Thurs-Fri 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Sat 9:00am - noon

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