Upcoming Events

  • Tails and Tales Million Hour Reading Expedition — through December 31 MORE>>
  • Friends Pop-up Book Sale at Fountain City Branch Library — Saturday, October 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. DIRECTIONS>>
  • Friends Used Book Sale at Howard Pinkston Branch Library — Thursday, November 4, and Saturday, November 6, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. DIRECTIONS>>
  • Friends Used Book Sale at Burlington Branch Library — Friday, November 19, and Saturday, November 20, 1–5 p.m. DIRECTIONS>>
  • Friends Used Book Sale at Bearden Branch Library — Friday, December 3, and Saturday, December 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. DIRECTIONS>>
  • Friends Used Book Sale at Cedar Bluff Branch Library — Friday, December 10, and Saturday, December 11, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. DIRECTIONS>>

For ADA accommodations at any library location, please call (865) 215-8703 or send a request to director@knoxlib.org 72 hours in advance of the event.


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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