Upcoming Events

  • Books Sandwiched In: Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It’s Changing the World — Wednesday, April 24, noon MORE>>
  • Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference: Opening Hearts, Doors, Minds — April 24–26 MORE>>
  • Halls Branch Sale — Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Howard Pinkston Branch Sale — Thursday, May 2, and Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • All Over the Page: Slaughterhouse-Five — Monday, May 13, 6:30 p.m. MORE>>
  • The Book Behind My Story: Rework — Thursday, May 16, 6 p.m. MORE>>
  • Children’s Festival of Reading (includes Friends Used Book Sale) — Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. MORE>>
  • Home Cookin’ with Author Rick Bragg (ticketed event) — Tuesday, May 21 MORE>>
  • Books Sandwiched In: American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment — Wednesday, May 24, noon
  • Sequoyah Branch Sale: Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • All Over the Page: The Last Cruise — Monday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.
  • Karns Branch Sale — Thursday, June 13, and Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Cedar Bluff Branch Sale —Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • Bearden Branch Sale — Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. MORE>>
  • East Tennessee History Fair (includes Friends Used Book Sale) — Saturday, August 17 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