The Brown County Public Library provides a variety of services to all audiences. With our Cordry Sweetwater branch, all-age programing, public computers, available meeting room space and outreach services, including home bound deliveries, school storytelling visits and deposit libraries, we reach across generations as we strive to meet the needs of our patrons. If you would like to inquire about these services, please call the library at 988-2850 or contact us.
We offer a variety of print, electronic and downloadable resources to our patrons.
We have print collections for children, teens and adults including books, graphic novels and magazines. A large print collection is available for adults.
We also have:
- Books on CDs, MP3CDs, cassettes, Playaways, and Playaway Views,
- Music CD collection with items for all ages,
- Collection of movies on VHS tape and DVD.
- Genealogy reference collection, maintained by the Brown County Genealogical Society, and
- The Brown County Democrat (1914 – present) and Census records can be viewed on microfilm.
Downloadable audiobooks and ebooks can be accessed through the Indiana Digital Download Center.
Access to World Book online is free with a valid library card. In addition, we offer several other electronic resources, such as Price It! Antiques, Opposing Viewpoints, Chilton Library, Gale Legal Forms, Culture Grams, Ancestry Library Edition, and Mango Languages.
Be sure to check the Events page for a current listing of programs at the library. We offer programs for all ages throughout the year at the main library in Nashville and at the Cordry Sweetwater branch.
Public Technology Services
We offer eight public computers with Internet access, Wi-Fi connection, color and black & white printer and copy machine (.50 for color, .10 for black & white per page), faxing services (1.00 first page, .50 cents each additional), microfilm reader, magnifying reader to aid those with low vision, and a laminating machine (.25-1.00 per page). We also offer a drop-in program every Tuesday evening for eReader help. For those who wish to access the Internet while at the library please read our Internet policies and guidelines. You will be asked to sign an Internet Policy Terms and Conditions form.
We have three meeting rooms available at no fee to organizations and groups residing in our library district. You may request a meeting room for your club or group online or stop by the library for an application.
Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library – provides library service to blind and physically handicapped residents of Indiana. Over 25,000 downloadable audiobook titles, 10,000 digital talking book titles, 18,000 Braille titles and 15,000 large print titles.
Indiana Vision Expo – learn about the most recent technologies and services available that promote independent living.
StudentAid.gov – is a new website that provides straightforward and easy-to-understand information about planning and paying for college. The site combines content and interactive tools from several websites and is fully accessible on tablets and smartphones. Information on the FAFSA can also be found.
Indiana Do Not Call List– 1-888-834-9969
National Do Not Call List -1-888-382-1222
Indiana Consumer Complaint and Mediation Line -1-800-382-5516
Indiana Identity Theft/Scams & Fraud Prevention-1-800-382-5516