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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.

Learn more about who we are and what we do.

  • Download a copy of our July 2021 Annual Report here.
  • Read the latest issue of Friends ❤️ KCPL, our monthly e-newsletter, here.
  • Subscribe to our e-newsletters to stay up to date on what’s going on with Friends.

Adriana Trigiani Author Event, in Partnership with Union Ave Books

**REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED**

In partnership with Union Ave Books, the Friends are pleased to welcome author Adriana Trigiani on May 6, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the East Tennessee History Center.

Adriana Trigiani is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty books in fiction and non-fiction, which have been published in thirty-eight languages around the world. She is also an award-winning playwright, television writer/producer and filmmaker. With her newest book, The Good Left Undone, Trigiani returns to her Italian roots in what she calls the most passionate storytelling of her career.

Registration is now closed. Visit the Union Ave Books website for information on other upcoming events.


 

All About the Books: How and Where to Shop with Your Friends

The Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop is now open Monday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1–4:30 p.m.

It’s book sale season! 

Download a copy of the spring book sale schedule here.

We’re now accepting donations of gently used books at library locations. Please visit our book donations page for details. 


Be a Friend of the Knox County Public Library!

Join the community of Friends who are standing together to support our library as we advocate, educate, and raise funds on behalf of the Knox County Public Library and its staff!

Learn about the benefits of being a Friend here. Then choose an annual membership here, or become a Forever Friend here.

A Friends membership also makes a great gift for the library lovers in your life. Give a gift membership here.

 


Register your Kroger Plus Card

Support Friends of the Knox County Public Library by registering your Kroger Plus Card and choosing Friends as your recipient! You’ll earn points for us with every purchase you make — points that will be converted into dollars of support for Friends. Don’t worry — you’ll still receive your usual Kroger Plus Card discounts. And library lovers in Knox County will thank you for your support.

Follow these easy steps to link your card to Friends:

  • Register your card online — create an account; then enter your email, favorite store, and Kroger Plus Card number.
  • At the bottom of your Account Summary, click Enroll under Community Rewards, and either enter our Kroger Nonprofit Organization number (HA962) or just search for Friends of the Knox County Public Library.

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