Upcoming Events

  • Tails and Tales Million Hour Reading Expedition — through December 31 MORE>>
  • Stay Home and Read a Book Ball: a stay-at-home Friends fundraiser for the Knox County Public Library — Saturday, February 20 MORE>>
  • Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture: a virtual event featuring a conversation between author Wiley Cash and poet Frank X Walker — Tuesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.

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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