Upcoming Events

  • Knox County Public Library’s Summer Library Club – now through July 31 MORE>>
  • Summer Library Club $1111 Chip-in Challenge – now through July 31 DONATE HERE>>
  • Cedar Bluff Branch Sale – Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Books Sandwiched In: Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel – Wednesday, June 28, noon MORE>>
  • All Over the Page: The Boston Girl – Monday, July 10, 6:30 p.m. MORE>>
  • The Best of the Best Workshop – Friday, July 21 MORE>>
  • Truth and Consequences Symposium – July 23–28 MORE>>
  • Books Sandwiched In: Rac(e)ing to Class: Confronting Poverty and Race in Schools and Classrooms – Wednesday, July 26, noon MORE>>
  • All Over the Page: The Mothers – Monday, August 15, 6:30 p.m. MORE>>
  • East Tennessee History Fair – Saturday, August 19 MORE>>
  • Books Sandwiched In: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America – Wednesday, August 23, noon 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