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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WINTER FILM SERIES
will begin on Monday evening, January 27th at 6:30PM, with bad weather date of the following Monday, Feb. 3rd, same time. The first meeting will be a slide showing of local homes placed in historical context of our area, discussion led by Gene Seelye.
The second meeting of our series will be Monday evening, February 24th at 6:30PM, with bad weather date the following Monday, Mar. 3rd, same time. We will view the film "The Barns & Agriculture of PA's Northern Tier, A Portrait" created in Bradford County, PA, with discussion led by Ellen Williams.
The final gathering of the series will be Monday evening, March 24th at 6:30PM, with bad weather date the following Monday, Mar. 31st, same time. We will watch the film "In Pursuit of Honor" with discussion led by Paul Emerson. All events are free, but registration is necessary. Stop by or phone the Library at 814-326-4448 to register for any or all sessions you plan to attend. Coffee will be provided.
Preparations are now underway for Summer Reading, 2014 "Fizz, Boom, Read!" to run next June & July!
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
Story times are held on Wednesday's at 11AM.
SPRING CRAFT SERIES
Spring craft series will return the first & third Monday evenings during February & run until May. Come sit in, have a cup of coffee, learn something new, network with other crafty people in town...
Call the Library @ 814-326-4448 Monday, Wednesday, Friday for informatione-mail- firstname.lastname@example.org
*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 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 librarys 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|
|Eugene A. Seelye - President|
Beth Goodwin - Vice-President
Terri Cutaiar -Secretary
Brenda Steadman -Treasurer
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