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More faces supporting a must-have library!

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The library is FUN!

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Our used book sales benefit the library and put books in readers’ hands

Book Sales!
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Computers and internet access for students and job-seekers!

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Parents teach the love of reading by example

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The Library: A World of Information

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Stand up for your library: become a member!

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    Get Your 2015 Knoxville Remembered calendars!

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    Gorgeous B&W photos of Knoxville, from the Thompson Photograph Collection (housed in Knox County Public Library’s Calvin McClung Historical Collection!) Get yours for just $15 at Rothrock Used Book Shop (inside Lawson McGhee,) Mast General Store, and Union Ave Books. All proceeds go to the Knox County Public Library.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

    To keep in touch with your Friends (and be notified of dates and locations of Friends book sales!) sign up to receive our e-newsletter Friends ♥ KCPL.

    Our Mission: Friends of the Knox County Public Library is dedicated to fostering a love of libraries, books, and reading in the Knox County area by community outreach, advocacy, and support of the Knox County Public Library System and staff.

     

    The foundation of democracy is an educated electorate. When the economy is down, it is all the more vital that we the people have access to information, education, news…and now in modern times the internet…Libraries do that. For everyone.
    ~ Emilly Bristol