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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|DOLLS AND BEARS TEA PARTY|
Saturday, April 12 at 2PM "Dolls & Bears Tea Party" for gals preschool age through young-at-heart are invited for a picture book reading, fun hats to model, fruit juice "tea" and goodies. Registration is necessary by Wednesday, April 9 and can be made by emailing the library or phoning 814-326-4448.
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...
LIBRARY BOARD MEETING
The Library Board meets next on Tuesday, May 20th at 7PM
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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