The mission of the Obion County Public Library is to enrich and improve the lives of the citizens of Obion County by providing them with a wide range of meaningful library materials and quality experiences.
For many years the mission of Obion County Public Library has been to enrich the lives of the citizens of Obion County by providing them with a wide range of meaningful library materials and by offering helpful programs designed to meet the needs of specific groups of patrons. We continue our commitment, not only to continue in this mission, but also to make our Library an increasingly significant and relevant part of the lives of our patrons. The new Obion County Public Library Facility was opened on November 16, 2003 and is located at 1221 East Reelfoot Avenue in Union City, Tennessee. The facility has a 30, 000 square foot building on approximately 4 acres of land, and includes large parking and outdoor reading areas. The library catalog contains over 70, 000 books, video and audio materials ( 110, 000 maximum capacity ) and is the largest public collection in West Tennessee outside of Jackson and Memphis.There are 26 public access computers available for use. The facility serves approximately 33, 000 people in our county. The library averages over 2, 000 patron visits a week. Upon your arrival at the library, sign up for a library card. If you live or work in Obion County than you have free borrowing privileges. This library card is your key to enjoying all the library has to offer. Your library card gives you access to more than 70, 000 books and other materials, including audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs and reference databases. A large collection of newspapers and magazines area also available. The library also offers study rooms for small group sessions, a mid-size conference room, wireless internet service, and a large meeting facility for rent to clubs, businesses and community events hosted by local residents. Our staff of professionals stands ready to assist you with research questions. We can help at all levels students working on school assignments, business people gathering data, or home-mechanics finding repair manuals.
Fax: (731) 885-9638
Free computer access to patrons
Free Wi-Fi available
Meeting rooms available to the public (reservation only)
Multiple educational classes and programs
We are located directly across the street (Reelfoot Ave.) from Baptist Memorial Hospital