Tennessee Shelby County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Shelby County, TN. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Tennessee Shelby County.

1. Branch Library ARLINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 11968 Walker, Arlington, TN 38002
Phone Number: (901) 867-2561 Shelby N/A N/A

2. Branch Library BARTLETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 6382 Stage Road, Bartlett, TN 38134
Phone Number: (901) 386-8968 Shelby N/A N/A

3. Branch Library CHEROKEE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 3300 Sharpe, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone Number: (901) 743-3655 Shelby N/A N/A

4. Branch Library CORDOVA BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 8457 Trinity Road, Memphis, TN 38018
Phone Number: (901) 754-8443 Shelby N/A N/A

5. Branch Library CORNELIA CRENSHAW BRANCH
Street Address: 531 Vance Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126
Phone Number: (901) 525-1643 Shelby N/A N/A

6. Branch Library COSSITT BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 33 S. Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: (901) 526-1712 Shelby N/A N/A

7. Branch Library EAST SHELBY BRANCH
Street Address: 7200 East Shelby Drive, Memphis, TN 38125
Phone Number: (901) 751-7360 Shelby N/A N/A

8. Branch Library FRAYSER BRANCH
Street Address: 3712 Argonne, Memphis, TN 38127
Phone Number: (901) 357-4115 Shelby N/A N/A

9. Branch Library GASTON PARK BRANCH
Street Address: 1040 South 3rd Street, Memphis, TN 38106
Phone Number: (901) 942-0836 Shelby N/A N/A

10. Library System GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1925 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN 38138
Phone Number: (901) 757-7323 Shelby 308,684 221,706

11. Central Library GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 1925 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN 38138
Phone Number: (901) 757-7323 Shelby N/A N/A

12. Branch Library HIGHLAND BRANCH
Street Address: 460 South Highland, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone Number: (901) 452-7341 Shelby N/A N/A

13. Branch Library HOLLYWOOD BRANCH
Street Address: 1530 N. Hollywood, Memphis, TN 38108
Phone Number: (901) 323-6201 Shelby N/A N/A

14. Bookmobile INFOBUS
3300 Sharpe Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone Number: (901) 743-3655 Shelby N/A N/A

15. Branch Library LEVI BRANCH
Street Address: 3676 Hwy 61 S., Memphis, TN 38109
Phone Number: (901) 789-3140 Shelby N/A N/A

16. Library System LUCIUS E AND ELSIE C BURCH JR LIBRARY
Street Address: 501 Poplar View Pkwy, Collierville, TN 38017
Phone Number: (901) 457-2600 Shelby 161,871 132,998

17. Central Library LUCIUS E AND ELSIE C BURCH JR LIBRARY
Street Address: 501 Poplar View Pkwy, Collierville, TN 38017
Phone Number: (901) 457-2600 Shelby N/A N/A

18. Library System MEMPHIS PUBLIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTER
3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone Number: (901) 415-2700 Shelby 2,759,905 3,229,778

19. Central Library MEMPHIS PUBLIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTER
3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone Number: (901) 415-2700 Shelby N/A N/A

20. Branch Library MILLINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 4858 Navy Road, Millington, TN 38053
Phone Number: (901) 872-1585 Shelby N/A N/A

21. Branch Library NORTH BRANCH
Street Address: 1192 Vollintine, Memphis, TN 38107
Phone Number: (901) 276-6631 Shelby N/A N/A

22. Branch Library PARKWAY VILLAGE BRANCH
Street Address: 4655 Knight Arnold, Memphis, TN 38118
Phone Number: (901) 363-8923 Shelby N/A N/A

23. Branch Library POPLAR-WHITE STATION BRANCH
Street Address: 5094 Poplar, Memphis, TN 38117
Phone Number: (901) 682-1616 Shelby N/A N/A

24. Branch Library RALEIGH BRANCH
Street Address: 3157 Powers Road, Memphis, TN 38128
Phone Number: (901) 386-5333 Shelby N/A N/A

25. Branch Library RANDOLPH BRANCH
Street Address: 3752 Given, Memphis, TN 38122
Phone Number: (901) 452-1068 Shelby N/A N/A

26. Branch Library SOUTH BRANCH
Street Address: 1929 S. Third, Memphis, TN 38109
Phone Number: (901) 946-8518 Shelby N/A N/A

27. Branch Library WHITEHAVEN BRANCH
Street Address: 4120 Mill Branch, Memphis, TN 38116
Phone Number: (901) 396-9720 Shelby N/A N/A

Overview of Shelby County, Tennessee

Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its county seat is Memphis.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,030 km² (784 mi²). 1,954 km² (755 mi²) of it is land and 75 km² (29 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.71% water.

Parks and Recreation

  • Shelby Farms
  • Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
  • O. Fuller State Park

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 897,472 people, 338,366 households, and 228,735 families residing in the county. The population density is 459/km² (1,189/mi²). There are 362,954 housing units at an average density of 186/km² (481/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 47.34% White, 48.56% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.20% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 2.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 338,366 households out of which 34.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.80% are married couples living together, 20.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% are non-families. 27.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.18.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.20% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 21.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 91.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $39,593, and the median income for a family is $47,386. Males have a median income of $36,932 versus $26,776 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,856. 16.00% of the population and 12.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.90% of those under the age of 18 and 13.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Arlington
  • Bartlett
  • Collierville
  • Germantown
  • Lakeland
  • Memphis
  • Millington