Friends of the Knox County Public Library

500 W Church Ave
Knoxville TN  37902

Phone: (865) 215-8775

Friends of the Knox County Public Library

The Friends of the Library (FOL) are 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. www.knoxfriends.org

Both our store, the Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop (www.knoxfriends.org/book-sale/index.htm), and our administrative office are located in downtown Knoxville, at 500 W. Church Street, in the Lawson McGhee Library. We can be reached by phone at (865) 215-8775 or by email at info@knoxfriends.org.

The Friends of the Library (FOL) are 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.

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Founded: 1970
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

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Events

The 2018 Annual Used Book Sale!

The 2018 Annual Used Book Sale!
10:00 am - 04/14/2018

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Shop for a cause — the Knox County Public Library — at the Friends of the Knox County Public Library's Annual Used Book Sale! We'll have thousands of carefully...

Past Events

The 2017 Annual Used Book Sale!

The 2017 Annual Used Book Sale!
10:00 am - 04/01/2017

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Shop for a cause — the Knox County Public Library — at the Friends Annual Used Book Sale! We have over 50,000 carefully selected used books! Lots of accessible...

An Evening with Amy Greene

An Evening with Amy Greene
07:00 pm - 03/23/2017

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Please join the Library Society of UT Knoxville and the Friends of the Knox County Public Library for an evening with author Amy Greene on Thursday, March 23, at...

The 2016 Annual Used Book Sale!

The 2016 Annual Used Book Sale!
10:00 am - 06/25/2016

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Come out to support the Knox County Public Library at this year's Used Book Sale! We have SIXTY-EIGHT THOUSAND beautiful used books! Lots of accessible parking and...

National Library Workers Day

National Library Workers Day
12:00 am - 04/12/2016

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

NLWD is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. Every year your...

LIVE Interview with Erik Larson by WUOT's Damian Messer

LIVE Interview with Erik Larson by WUOT's Damian Messer
07:30 am - 03/21/2016

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Join us at 7:30 AM Monday, Mar. 21 for a LIVE interview of author Erik Larson by WUOT's Damian on Marble City Radio Company show. Larson is appearing Tuesday, Mar....

Bearden Branch Book Sale

Bearden Branch Book Sale
10:00 am - 12/04/2015

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Tell your friends and neighbors: we'll be at the Bearden Branch with tons of books culled locally from the Bearden shelves plus donations from the area, all for...

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday
12:00 am - 12/01/2015

At Friends of the Knox County Public Library

Do you love your library? Be a part of the #GivingTuesday celebration as we highlight the reasons you love and support KCPL! Between now and December 1, download...

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