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April 29, 2019

Knoxville Public Library is pleased to participate in Explore More Illinois, which is a cultural pass program that provides discounts at museums, visual and performing arts centers, park districts and more around the state. This easy to use program is FREE with your li...

August 11, 2017

You may have heard we recently joined RSA - but maybe you're wondering WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?!? So many exciting things - you can renew your books via text, you can place holds on books all over IL and pick them up at Knoxville Public Library, you can join a new Eread sy...

August 7, 2017

We are SO EXCITED to announce the winners of our Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawings
Radio Flyer Ride on Toy - Jett Allen
Bike - Kamille Hendrix
Kindle Fire - Boden Green
Movie Gift Basket - Tenley Houzenga

June 7, 2017

Thanks to the Galesburg Noon Rotary for their new "Little Sharing Library" that they put up outside the library! Have a book you want to pass on - drop it here and pick up another to enjoy!

Thanks to the Galesburg Noon Rotary for their new "Little Sharing Library" that...

June 5, 2017

Congrats to Hank Walters and John Moffit for guessing the closest to the number of library books in our library! The actual number is just over 14,000! Also Cal and Will Shreeves won the Goldfish cracker contest and Amara Cameron and Lily Causey came closest for guessi...

June 3, 2017

Remember those Awesome Summer Reading Prizes we've been talking about?! Well we'd like to thank all our sponsors that made them possible: Casey's, Hardee's, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Hair Envy, Knoxville Family Restaurant, Knoxville Mercantile, LLC, Knoxville Veterinary Se...

June 2, 2017

All these kids books are just waiting for YOU to come sign up for SUMMER READING and Check Them Out!! Hurry in we can't wait to see you!

May 25, 2017

Mark Your Calendars!!! Summer Reading sign up is NEXT WEEK! May 29-June 3!! MORE INFO TO COME SOON!!!

May 3, 2017

The MWES Carnival is this Saturday May 6 from 4-6:30 - Knoxville Public Library will have a game and prizes along with information about our AWESOME SUMMER READING PROGRAM!! Please stop by and get some prizes and info and learn more about all we have to offer!! 📚📖📚

April 4, 2017

Did you know we have lots of DVD's you can borrow for free! Come check out our wide variety of kids and adult movies and remember... we take donations if you have some DVD's you're looking to part with!

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