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Attend the Grand Opening of Discover Earth: Our Changing Planet, a national traveling exhibition. LEGO Robotics classes start again for children and teens. The Harp Ensemble performs in honor of Valentine's Day. A Focus on Seniors presentation discusses financial options when life events affect health and income. AARP is at the Library with tax prep help. Explore many more programs and exhibits at the Library's website.
Tons of mysteries, romances, Christian books, children’s books, cookbooks, DVDs, CDs, intact puzzles. Hardcover books $2 unless otherwise marked!
AARP Tax Preparation Service – Call AARP for required appointments at 865-407-3112 or 865-255-3905. Tax help available until April 18th in the Library Computer Lab. ▶︎ More Info
Discover Earth: Our Changing Planet – Exhibition on display Feb. 6 - April 27. Kick-off event Sat., Feb. 6, 2 p.m. with the presentation "National Park Service – 100 Years Old" by Great Smoky Mtns. National Park Ranger Mike Maslona. ▶︎ More Info
Harp Ensemble Concert – Sat., Feb. 13, 2 p.m. Annual concert in celebration of Valentine's Day, directed by William Lovelace features multiple full-sized harps and multiple harpists from East Tennessee. Reading Rotunda. ▶︎ More Info
Library Closed – Mon., Feb. 15 (Presidents' Day)
Reporting the Weather – Sat., Feb. 20, 2-4 p.m. Matt Hinkin, WATE TV Meteorologist, discusses the science of weather and memorable stories from a 25-year career. Main Gallery. ▶︎ More Info
A Major Life Event Occurs: What Are the Financial Options? – Wed., Feb. 24, 11 a.m. Novella Jones, Sr. VP of CBBC Bank, and Marietta Mason, CFP, discuss financial options when life events affect health and income. Sharon Lawson Room. ▶︎ More Info
The Natural History of Southern Appalachia – Mon., Feb. 29, 7 p.m. Dr. Paul Threadgill (Maryville College), discusses geology, climate, soils, water resources, and biological communities. Southern Appalachia Speaker Series. Dorothy Herron Room A. ▶︎ More Info
April 21 – Members Only
April 22 & 23 – General Public
50,000 Books! Come build your own Library! Choose from a wide selection of used books in every category, many in mint condition. If you love to read, if you love books, don't miss this Book Bargain Event. ► More Info► Map & Directions