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Midget Family Papers

The Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection's newly processed Midget Family Papers is a treasure trove of Knoxville and disability history. It tells the story of a Tennessee family who found success through entrepreneurship, hard work, and perseverance.
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New website improves access to Library services and resources

Knoxville, Tenn | March 17, 2022 -- Knox County Public Library is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Featuring a more intuitive design that better integrates online services, library patrons will now be able to manage their books, music, and downloads all in one place.

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Reliable information about COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. Older people and people with certain underlying health conditions seem to be at greater risk of serious illness.