Knox County Public Library


500 W Church Ave
Knoxville TN  37902

Phone: (865) 215-8750

Knox County Public Library

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Since 1885, the people of Knox County have been fortunate to have an impressive collection of library resources. Today, the Knox County Public Library is prouder than ever to offer more than one million books, periodicals, CDs, films, and audiobooks. From

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Events

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Storytime

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Storytime
11:00 am - 11/28/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra string quartets are visiting our libraries this fall! Each performance combines children’s literature with classical music, sound...

We Read YA Book Club

We Read YA Book Club
06:00 pm - 11/30/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Join us for our last "We Read YA" book club of the semester! We will be discussing Jen Wilde's fabulous "Queens of Geek," a Swoon Reads publication that celebrates...

Past Events

Vietnam: East Tennessee

Vietnam: East Tennessee
02:00 pm - 11/12/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Knoxville’s history is America’s history, and the Vietnam War is a prime example. Thousands of young men and women from East Tennessee volunteered or were drafted...

Reading Close to Home: William Faulkner

Reading Close to Home: William Faulkner
02:00 pm - 11/05/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The American South gave the world biscuits, jazz, and a literature that stands among the best of the 20th century. Knox County Public Library is pleased to present...

Reading Close to Home: William Faulkner

Reading Close to Home: William Faulkner
02:00 pm - 11/05/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The American South gave the world biscuits, jazz, and a literature that stands among the best of the 20th century. Knox County Public Library is pleased to present...

Halloween Party

Halloween Party
02:00 pm - 10/31/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Shakespeare in Dystopia

Shakespeare in Dystopia
06:00 pm - 10/23/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Presented by Jen Horn of the Tennessee Stage Company After the collapse of civilization, what great author would you turn to for comfort? In Station Eleven, it’s...

Voices for Trans Youth - Community Meeting

Voices for Trans Youth - Community Meeting
10:30 am - 10/21/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Please join the Voices for Trans Youth Campaign for our October meeting. This event is open to anyone in the Knox County community who supports LGBTQ rights. We...

Movies on Market Square- Wall-E

Movies on Market Square- Wall-E
07:00 pm - 10/06/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Knox County Public Library is hosting the 14th year of Movies on Market Square presented by Knoxville TVA Employee Credit Union. The series aims to highlight the...

Check out Chekhov: celebrating the short stories

Check out Chekhov: celebrating the short stories
06:30 pm - 10/03/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Join us for an in-depth look into the stories of Anton Chekhov, the father of the modern short story. Professor Natalia Pervukhin, author of ANTON CHEKHOV: THE...

Movies on Market Square- Guardians of the Galaxy

Movies on Market Square- Guardians of the Galaxy
07:00 pm - 09/29/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The silver screen is set to light up Market Square on Friday nights starting September 8 with The Goonies. Based on a community-wide vote, this year's lineup of...

We Read YA Book CLUB

We Read YA Book CLUB
06:00 pm - 09/28/2017

At Knox County Public Library

We had good discussion about Aaron Hartzler's 2nd book, "What we Saw" at our August book club. Discussion topics ranged from 1) how to disrupt the "boys will be...

Movies on Market Square- Moana

Movies on Market Square- Moana
07:00 pm - 09/22/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The silver screen is set to light up Market Square on Friday nights starting September 8 with The Goonies. Based on a community-wide vote, this year's lineup of...

Movies on Market Square- Grease

Movies on Market Square- Grease
07:00 pm - 09/15/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The silver screen is set to light up Market Square on Friday nights starting September 8 with The Goonies. Based on a community-wide vote, this year's lineup of...

Movies on Market Square- The Goonies

Movies on Market Square- The Goonies
07:00 pm - 09/08/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The silver screen is set to light up Market Square on Friday nights starting September 8 with The Goonies. Based on a community-wide vote, this year's lineup of...

We Read YA Book Club

We Read YA Book Club
06:00 pm - 08/31/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The Center is happy to partner again with Knox County Public Library to host the second year of the "We Read YA" Book Club! This club is for teachers, librarians,...

Women in Film Series: Wadjda

Women in Film Series: Wadjda
02:00 pm - 08/27/2017

At Knox County Public Library

The final presentation in our summer series of strong women in film | Wadjda details the challenges of a young woman struggling to make a place for herself in male-dominated...

Books Sandwiched In with Victor Erik Ray

Books Sandwiched In with Victor Erik Ray
12:00 pm - 08/23/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Join Dr. Victor Erik Ray for a discussion of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi on Wednesday, August...

Norma Rae Film Screening

Norma Rae Film Screening
02:00 pm - 07/30/2017

At Knox County Public Library

Next up for our Women in Film series: Norma Rae! Norma Rae (1979) tells the story of a female union organizer working in a textile factory in rural North Carolina....

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