Upcoming Events

  • Knox County Public Library’s Summer Library Club: Read to the Moon — through August 31 MORE>>
  • Help Knox County’s Young Readers Reach the Moon — through August 31 DONATE HERE>>
  • City of Knoxville Suffrage Celebration Seed Fund — grant applications must be submitted by October 1 MORE>>
  • East Tennessee History Fair (includes Friends Used Book Sale) — Saturday, August 17 MORE>>
  • Burlington Branch Sale — Friday, August 23, and Saturday, August 24, 1–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Books Sandwiched In: The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming — Wednesday, August 28, noon MORE>>
  • Used Book Sale at Freedom Christian Academy Children’s Consignment Sale — Friday, September 6, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday, September 7, 8 a.m.–noon MORE>>
  • Powell Branch Sale — Friday, September 6, and Saturday, September 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Sequoyah Branch Sale — Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Farragut Branch Sale — Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
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Photo Credit: Friends-sponsored author visits, such as that of Jon Meacham (shown here with Governor Bill Haslam) on President’s Day 2013, contribute to the cultural vibrancy of our community. Photographer: Jack E. Williams