Black History Month at the library

Mary Pom ClaiborneDowntown

Knox County Public Library is pleased to present programs that illuminate a small portion of a complex Black history formed by genius, suffering, beauty and grace.
The public is invited to join …

Knox library has a place for all

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Youth

We’re kicking off the new year with tons of programs for everyone. From crafts to genealogy, there’s a workshop for every taste.
The biggest bill goes to the star-studded launch of our Read …

Branch out from the classic holiday fare

Mary Pom ClaiborneFeature

With one mention of “It’s a major award,” you’re likely to get back “fra-geee-lay.” Christmas Story has become the go-to movie classic along with Love Actually and It’s a Wonderful Life. Perennial favorites, all. There’s …

Happy Thanksgiving, one and all

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Youth

Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for so many things that help make our library system shine. This Thanksgiving week, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on a few of …

Sailing home with Read City

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Youth

Reaching the harbor is always a glorious sight! We’ve been on a sea-faring voyage with Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ Read City USA challenge to read and track one million hours in 2022 as …

Knox County libraries wrap a successful summer

Mary Pom ClaiborneOur Town Youth

The library’s summer reading program ended on August 7 with a bang. More than 4,000 readers completed the Dive In Deep reading challenge and picked up their ocean-themed prizes. What’s more impressive …