The Quest is nearly complete!

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Readers

We’re in the final countdown! There are two weeks left to read, craft, explore and attend programs in the Quest for Knowledge adventure game. The deadline for completion is August 7, but there’s still time to get …

Readers’ trip: History comes alive

Linda Sullivan - The Book WhispererOur Town Readers

As you read this week’s article, I am visiting sites along the Danube River with 17 friends on the inaugural Book Whisperer Reader’s Trip. To become acquainted with the history, …

Celebrate 100 years of GSM national park

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Readers

Next week, the Knoxville History Project is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the grassroots movement to establish a national park in the Great Smoky Mountains. The “Birth of a National Park …

A must-read series in Young Adult genre

Linda Sullivan - The Book WhispererOur Town Readers

Last week, we fought The Revolutionary War in the book recommendations. Let us continue the theme with The Book Whisperer’s recommendation of Katharine McGee’s four-book Young Adult series this week: …

And the winners are! 

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Readers

The creative talents of Knox County kids and teens are on display at the Farragut Branch Library in its Epic Adventures Lego Competition. Lego competitions these days take more than …