Category Archives: Library Information

Library Board Still Accepting Trustee Applications

Hawkins County Library System is now accepting applications for the Board of Trustees. Hawkins County Library System is a public library that serves all of Hawkins County and has branches in Church Hill, Rogersville, and Surgoinsville. 

There are currently 3 available positions on the Board of Trustees with the following areas needing one representative each: Church Hill, Rogersville, and Hawkins County unincorporated areas (Not one of the 3 cities listed). Trustees serve 3-year terms, and terms start July 1, 2020.

Interested citizens may obtain more information and an application here. Applications should be emailed to director(at) Application deadline is June 19, 2020.

Hawkins County Issues ‘Safer at Home’ Directive

On March 31, 2020 Hawkins County Mayor Jim Lee declared a State of Emergency and issued a ‘Safer at Home‘ directive to Hawkins County residents urging them to stay home except for ‘essential’ travel.

In response to the ‘Safer at Home’ Directive, Hawkins County Library is closing all book drop locations in addition to library branches. Please keep all library materials at home until the library reopens.

Please keep all library materials at home until the library reopens.

The library will not be assessing fines during the closure, which is currently expected to last through the month of April.

Please stay tuned and visit our website at for up-to-date information on library services.