Our Library is housed in a 1910 Queen Anne style former residence.
A history museum, genealogical section and an extensive reference section emphasize the local area.
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Note: Library will be closed during inclement weather
Knoxville Public Library
112 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 277
Knoxville, PA 16928
Librarian: Ellen Williams
Assistant: Elaine Van Sickle
Assistant: Deborah Berdanier
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FIZZ, BOOM, READ!
All summer scientists are now enjoying Fizz, Boom, Read! here at the Library which will continue through July . School age and preschoolers are invited to stop by the Library to find out how to be part of the fun.
Games, prizes, story times, hands-on experiments, puppet show and more are on tap for Summer Readers this year! Call the Library at 326-4448 for more information.
HISTORY BOOKS FOR SALE
The Library has copies of the Deerfield Township Sesquicentennial History 1814-1964 available for sale. The price is $12. Cash only please, no checks.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
Story times are held on Wednesday's at 11AM.
The Craft Series is taking a break for the summer and will resume on Monday evenings in the fall. Watch for details on this.
LIBRARY BOARD MEETING
The Library Board meets next on Tuesday, July 18th at 7PM
Call the Library @ 814-326-4448 Monday, Wednesday, Friday for information
* The Library may be closed during inclement weather
On most Monday evenings, you will find a group of happy crafters trying their hand at needlework, making paper cards or enjoying a cup of coffee while discussing their latest crochet project. These ladies learned to tat during one of our sessions in May. These craft meetings continue the first and third Monday nights of each month all through the fall. Watch for new topics next spring!.
Dig Into Reading
Our new space was great for "Dig Into Reading" this past June, when Janine Surmick from Riverquest in Pittsburgh presented a cool underground session all about Marcellus shale gas drilling and water quality to the kids.
Current borrowers are urged to stop by the Library with I.D. to update their patron cards for use with the library's new computer system. The new system requires each person to update their information to get a new library card. Those under 18 need a parent to accompany them to update their information.
The Knoxville Public Library now has available for purchase a Table of Contents for the Centennial History of Knoxville written by Edwin A. Glover in 1951. This index makes looking for names and places in Knoxvilles history much easier. The Table of Contents and Index can be used also for Glovers Knoxville History that appears in the 2001 Sesquicentennial History of Knoxville. For more information contact the Knoxville Public Library at (814) 326-4448.
|About the Library
- We offer preschool story time in addition to the Summer Reading Program.
- We offer free access to Pennsylvanias POWER Library and Learning Express.
- We offer internet access to all patrons with a signed document available at the Librarians desk. Parental permission is required for all under 18 years old.
- Our museum of local items is quite extensive. It contains many local history items.
- We maintain an extensive genealogy section.
- We offer large type books and also audio books for the visually impaired.
- We deliver books and other materials to anyone in the community who is housebound.
|Current Board Members
|Beth Goodwin - President
Vance Steadman - Vice-President
Terri Cutiair - Secretary
Brenda Steadman - Treasurer
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