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It’s that time of year again. With summer getting closer everyday, check out our summer reading program events here.
The Kingsport Public Library will be remodeling the children’s area beginning late January. The children’s collection will be available on the fourth floor & the children’s computers will be available. Thomas the Train is going on a vacation and will return with new friends!
Students Entering 7th-12th Grades
If you are interested in volunteering at the library this summer, please pick up an application in the youth services department!
Brianne Wright has been an archivist for the City of Kingsport for 10 years. The archives currently hold 700+ collections and Brianne has recently published her new book On This Day In Kingsport History. Learn more about her role as archivist and how she is helping the City of Kingsport celebrate 100 years as a city here. #KPThero
We have added NoveList Select to our online catalog. There is now more information available when searching for items. If a book is part of a series it will now display that information. It will also give recommendations for similar books to the title being viewed and Lexile Reading Level. See an example of NoveList Select in our catalog here.
Amazon is one of the most widely used websites in the world. Customers can now elect to donate 0.5% of their purchase to the charity of their choice. Click here to learn how to make the “Friends of the Kingsport Public Library” your donation of choice.
The Kingsport Public Library invites adults to join us for the Unabridged Afternoons Book Club on April 27th from 4:00 to 5:15 pm in the library’s board room (4th floor). April’s book selection is Khaled Hosseini’s novel A Thousand Splendid Suns.
Join this group to discuss U.S. foreign policy topics in the Kingsport Public Library Auditorium every Wednesday from March 8-April 26. Sign up at the library circulation desk. If you would like to have a discussion book the cost is $22.00. A DVD reviewing the discussion topics is also available for check-out at the reference desk.
Never used a computer? Come learn how to use one. Need specific training? Sign up for our Microsoft Office classes. Register online or by calling the Reference Desk: 224-2539
Come learn about our 3D printer in our new Maker Space!
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We’d love for you to join us for storytime at the library! We offer storytime for all ages, from babies through preschool ages.
Lapsit Storytime is on alternating Tuesday and Thursday @ 9:30 for ages 9-24 months
Time for Two’s Storytime is on Thursday @ 10:30 for 24-36 months
Preschool Storytime is on Tuesday @ 10:30 for 3-5 years
For more information or for group storytime please call us at 229-9366. We hope to see you soon!
May 1st 6:00 pm
Kingsport Public Library Auditorium
Don’t let the name fool you, this is a program for adults! Come play card and board games. Do you like to knit, crochet, scrapbook, or just like making things? Bring your current project and socialize while you craft.
Not your average book club!
The heritage of the city of Kingsport