Library Seeks Marketing Intern
Knox County Public Library and its subsidiaries (i.e, East Tennessee History Center, Dolly Parton's Imagination of Knox County) are seeking an intern to help analyze best practices for program and service promotion with a focus on appropriate platforms and subject-level account creation, search e
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.
June 11, 1792: The Founding of Knox County and Jefferson County, Tennessee
In 1792, the federal government’s western lands that eventually became Tennessee, especially the area around and beyond Knoxville, sat on the far edge of the frontier.
TAMIS's preservation efforts featured on WATE-TV6
For her "Positively Tennessee" news segment, WATE-TV6's Lori Tucker recently interviewed Audiovisual Archivist John Morton about the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound's on-going preservation efforts.
1982 World's Fair materials added to McClung's digital collection
To mark the 40th Anniversary of the Knoxville International Energy Exposition–Energy Expo 82 (commonly called the 1982 World's Fair), more than 1,000 images from the international event have been scanned and added to the Calvin M. McClung Digital Collection.
U. S. Civil War sketches by Samuel Bell Palmer (1843-1872) added to McClung's digital collection
United States Civil War sketches made by Knoxville-native Samuel Bell Palmer (1843-1872) are now available for viewing on the Calvin M. McClung Digital Collection.
1950 Census made available for research
The 1950 Census meets its 72-year withholding threshold today, April 1, 2022, and is set to be released to the public, not only advancing the most recent census records available by a decade but also providing historical data for the start of what would become the Baby Boomer generation.
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.
Kanopy for Kids
Parents can share age-appropriate videos with their kids without spending "credits."
Researching your house in Knoxville, Tennessee
Resources are available to help you learn about your older house.
I Spy Picture Books
The Children's Services team recommends I Spy style picture books.
Tax preparation season is here. What does the library offer?
Top 7 Reasons Your Child Needs a Library Card
Find out why we say "reading gives you wings."
Story Fun on the Run
Our take-home story and craft kits offer an alternative to in-person storytimes.