Today, we service the Bristol, TN/VA area, including Sullivan County, Tennessee, and Washington County, Virginia, and we have two locations: our Main Library in Bristol, VA, and our Avoca Branch Library in Bristol, TN. We currently host a variety events at our libraries, including teen/tween programs during the week, storytelling and crafts with our children's department, computer courses and 3D printing through the Jones Creativity Center, GED and ESL classes with Mount Rogers Regional Adult Education, and much, much more.
We are continually adding new programs to our calendar in an effort to live up to our mission of "Expanding Minds and Building Community"--and to make Bristol, as our most famous sign attests, "a good place to live."
For upcoming events, please see our Calendar of Events. And for more information on our children's and teen programming, don't forget to check out our Facebook accounts for our Children's Library (and meet Citrus) and our BPL Teens for daily updates.
And if you'd like to come by for a visit, please feel free to drop in during our hours of operation:
Bristol Public Library, Main Avoca Branch Library
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.