Shelby County Public Library - Shelbyville, Indiana

Welcome to the VELMA WORTMAN MORRISTOWN BRANCH of the Shelby County Public Library. Our library is dedicated to Mrs. Velma Wortman who was the first high school librarian at Morristown. We are pleased to honor Mrs. Wortman. 


::  If your child (birth-age 5) lives in the Waldron, IN or Morristown, IN School District, register for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library! 

Every month, until their fifth birthday, your child will receive a FREE book appropriate for their age. 

REGISTER HERE or stop in at our Morristown Library branch and we will get you registered!

The Velma Wortman Morristown Branch of the Shelby County Public Library is located across from the Bluebird at: 

127 E Main St. Morristown, IN 46161

Hours of Operation:

  • Mon-Tues: 10am-6pm
  • Wed: 12pm-8pm
  • Thurs-Fri: 10am-6pm 
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm 

PHONE: 765-818-1718
FAX: 765-818-1719

Morristown Staff:

:: Download the app!

(You must have an OverDrive account set up to use eBooks.)

:: Learn more about our Digital Library!

:: Book a Librarian for help using OverDrive !

Shelby County Public Library

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:: Shelby County Reads - Shelby County's One Book/One Read Program (2017 - It's a Mystery!

:: Basic Sign Language Class - Aug 15 @ 11 a.m. *Youth Dept. Storytime Room

:: Beginning Genealogy 101 - Aug 16 @ 7 p.m. *Genealogy & Local History Dept.

:: TEENS: STEAM Workshop (Solar Eclipse Viewers) - Aug 16 @ 5-6 p.m. *SCPL Main Library & Aug 17 @ 5-6 p.m. *Velma Wortman Morristown Branch

:: Vinyl Night 70's Music - Aug 22 @ 7 p.m.; *SCPL Main Library

:: Quilt As You Go - Aug 29 & Sept 26 @ 6 p.m.; *SCPL Annex - Carnegie East Wing

:: Books and Brew: Not your Mother's Book Club - Aug 31 @ 7 p.m. *Cagney's Pizza King

:: Book Sale - Sept 11-16 during library hours *SCPL Main Library and Velma Wortman Morristown Branch

:: An Introduction to Plant Medicine - Sept 11 @ 7 p.m. *SCPL Annex - Carnegie East Wing

:: Lunch-N-Learn: Building a Lifetime of Financial Stability - Sept 14 @ 12 p.m. RSVP Required ( *SCPL Annex - Carnegie East Wing

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