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Pineville-Bell Co.
Public Library
Middlesborough-Bell Co. 
Public Library


P O Box 1490
P O Box 1677
214 Walnut Street
126 S. 20th Street
City / State
Pineville KY
Middlesboro KY
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Service Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10 - 6
Saturday:   10 - 4
Monday-Friday:  9 - 6
Saturday:  10 - 4

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(606) 598-2617
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(606) 528-6366
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(606) 837-9703
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(606) 546-5339
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(606) 573-5220
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(606) 287-8113
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(606) 787-5412
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(606) 864-5759
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(606) 464-8014
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(606) 672-2460
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(606) 633-3407
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(606) 593-5700
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(606) 436-2475
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(606) 256-2388
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(606) 549-0818

Our Staff
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Michele Lawson, Acting Director    Pam Blank, Acting Assistant Director   Kathy Hall, Spec. Collections Lib.  Cindy Hatchell, Youth Services-M'boro  Bonnie Banks, Reference Librarian


  • Jessica Cloud, Clerk

  • Glenda Barton, Clerk

  • Paula Morgan, Clerk

  • Ron Melton,  Custodian


Pineville staff
   Elizabeth Warren, Acting Assistant Director   Christina Partin, Youth Services Librarian Stephanie Turner, Reference Librarian Esther Mason, Clerk

Kathy Baird, Clerk


  • Dorisal Saylor, Custodian

Bookmobile staff
        Libby Edwardson, Bookmobile Librarian

Board of Trustees

Sally Smith, President-- Sally is a retired teacher, having taught at Frakes Elementary for 27 years. She is active in the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association and now serves on the state executive council. She is an officer of the Bell County League of Women Voters and of the Middlesborough Garden Club. She serves on the Housing Appeals Board for the city of Middlesboro and is a frequent observer at the Middlesboro City Council meetings. Sally and Mark are active in the First Presbyterian Church and enjoy being grandparents.
Pam Thompson, Secretary-- Pamela R.Thompson is a retired librarian from the Bell County School System.  Her husband is David Thompson, a math teacher at Pineville High School.  She has two children and five grandchildren.  She has been active in the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.  This year she participated in the Lions R.O.A.R. on Wednesdays reading program at Pineville Elementary.  Pam enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and time spent with her family.

Farrah Shoffner, Member--  Farra is the coordinator for the Middlesboro Family Resource Center at both Middlesboro Primary School and the Intermediate School.  She has a degree in social work from Eastern Kentucky University.  Farra is also involved with the Middlesboro Kiwanis Club and is a member of First Christian Church.  She and her husband, Jerry, have two children--Celia and Nicklaus.

New Board of Trustees members were appointed this year.  Details will be available in September.


Michelle McGlone, Pres.-Middlesboro Friends of the Library   Jeanna Cornett, Regional Librarian-KDLA


Bell Co. Public Library District
Middlesborough Branch--126 S. 20th St., Middlesboro KY 40965-3677   606-248-4812
Pineville Branch--214 Walnut St., Pineville KY 40977-1490  606-337-3422