BCPL Seed Library – The Library is accepting seed donations now. They’d love to have heirloom, non-GMO, and non-hybrid seeds. Beginning March 1, you may check out seeds with your library card. How it works: Borrow seeds, grow the plants, and return some seeds to share with other people in our community. ►More Info
Are You Smarter than a Librarian? BCPL Trivia Challenge – 1st Monday (Feb. 4), 7–8:30 p.m. Dorothy Herron Room A. All ages welcome! Covers a variety of topics, from geography and history to pop culture and sports.
Bluegrass Music Club – 1st & 3rd Tuesday (Feb. 5 & 19), 6-7 p.m. For all ages and skills. Josephine Cappelletti, Director. One time $20 fee for bluegrass music book. Meets in Library Staff Lounge. Listeners welcome. ►Southern Appalachian Studies series ►More Info
Quiltin’ Bee – 1st & 3rd Thurday (starts Feb. 7), 10–11 a.m. Study Room D (near Reference area). Instructor Linda Marcus leads this adventure in hand-quilting. All ages and skill levels welcome. ►Southern Appalachian Studies series ►More Info
Valentine’s Harp Ensemble Concert – Sat., Feb. 9, 2 p.m. Reading Rotunda, Main Gallery. William Lovelace directs popular annual concert featuring harpists from Maryville, Knoxville, and his other teaching locations. ►More Info
[Garden] Pests and Disease – Tues., Feb. 12, 7–8:30 p.m. Sharon Lawson Room. Garden Series by BC Extension Office and BC Master Gardeners.
BCFOL Book Discussion Group – Wed., Feb. 13, 10:15 a.m. Library Board Room. Discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, led by Jane McManus. ►More Info
Library Closed – Monday, Feb. 18 (Presidents’ Day)
Adult Coloring – 3rd Thursday (Feb. 21), 7–8:30 p.m., Reference area of the Library. Fun and relaxation for grown-ups. Just show up. Bring your own or use provided supplies. ►More Info
AARP Tax Help – Fri., Feb.1 to Mon., Apr.15. Volunteers have begun scheduling required appointments. Call 865-221-9623 or 865-255-4622, Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. ►More Info