Branches - South

Cherokee Branch Library

Cherokee Branch Library

Address: 3300 Sharpe 38111
Telephone: 415-2762
Hours: Monday - Thursday 10am - 5pm. Friday & Sunday CLOSED. Saturday 10am - 5pm.
Holiday Closings for all Memphis Public Library & Information Center libraries can be found here.
Storytimes: Wednesday 10:00 a.m. for preschoolers (ages 3-5) by request or reservation only.
After-School Activity Club: Tuesday afternoon at 4:00-5:00 p.m., periodically (crafts, seasonal holiday activities, guest speakers, or games)
Teen Programs: Special activities are scheduled intermittently, additional activities scheduled by appointment, if you have a group of teens you would like to bring.

Cherokee Map at MapQuest

The Cherokee Branch Library's unique collection and services offer something for every customer. For more information take the Cherokee Branch Library Background Tour.  For a easy to use guide on how the books are arranged on the shelves try Do the Dewey!  which explains the Dewey Decimal System.


Computers @ YOUR LIBRARY


Use of our 9 public computers is on a first come first served basis.


Collection @ YOUR LIBRARY


At the Cherokee Branch Library you will find:

  • A regular display of African American Popular Fiction
  • Books and audiovisual materials for children of all ages
  • Movies for adults and children
  • Books and magazines for adults, children, and young adults
  • A section for parents and teachers


Large Print Collection @ YOUR LIBRARY

Large Print Collection

The Cherokee Branch is home to the library system's Rotating Large Print Collection. Library patrons are welcome to browse through and select from the largest collection of large print books available to the public anywhere in the library system.


Jobs and Careers Information

Jobs and Careers Information

Cherokee Library keeps a small but well-rounded collection of books that focus on careers, and career-related subjects.  We have reference books that describe different jobs in terms of education and skills required, earnings, and nature of work.  Other sources deal with resume writing, cover letters, and interviewing.  Guides to standardized tests such as the GED, ASVAB, and SAT are available. Also visit the JobLINC Job and Career Center page for more job and career information.


Meeting Room @ YOUR LIBRARY

Meeting Room

Cherokee provides meeting room space to groups and individuals on an as-needed basis. We are pleased to offer this space to any community group or agency that needs comfortable accommodations for their meetings, workshops or client interactions. Seating is limited to 50 persons.


Voter Registration and Polling

Voter Registration and Polling

Cherokee has voter registration forms and is an election polling site