Computer Classes

Kingsport Public Library is offering free computer classes throughout Fall 2017.

  • All Classes are Free
  • Each Class is 1 1/2 Hours
  • Take a Single Class or Sign Up for More Than One
  • All Classes are Held in the Library’s Auditorium

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.

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 heritage of the city of Kingsport

Come learn about our 3D printer in our new Maker Space!


Teen Advisory Group

August 24th 4:00-5:15 pm

Library Auditorium

Help us plan our Fall/Winter Teen Events! Join us with ideas and opinions; we’ll eat snacks as we discuss upcoming events and share our thoughts on what new items the library should add to the collection!


Unabridged Afternoons Book Club

August 31st 4:00-5:15 pm

Library Board Room

The Kingsport Public Library invites adults to join us for the Unabridged Afternoons Book Club on August 31st 4:00-5:15 pm in the library’s board room. August’s book selection is Arthur Golden’s novel Memoirs of a Geisha.

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Register for a Library Card

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Teen Book League

Not your average book club!

No glasses available for solar eclipse

While many libraries are giving out solar eclipse glasses, unfortunately we will not be one of them. We do advise to plan ahead as August 21st is rapidly approaching and please stay safe while viewing the eclipse. If you wish to learn more about tips for viewing the eclipse, please check out NASA’s website here.


We’d love for you to join us for storytime at the library!  During the fall, we will be offering storytime for 9 months through preschool ages.

Starting in September:

Lapsit Storytime is on Alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 9:30 for 9-23 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 423-229-9366.  We hope to see you soon!