Entries by Casey Applebaum

Friends of the Kingsport Public Library launches $1.5 million fundraiser

This week, The Friends of the Kingsport Public Library launched a $1.5 million fundraising campaign to help fund the multi-million-dollar renovation and upgrade of the Kingsport Public Library. The “Library of the Future” fundraising campaign is now underway and aims to help fund the first major renovation of the library in more than 30 years. […]

Kingsport Library Renovation- How did we get here?

The Kingsport Public Library has been located at 400 Broad Street since it moved into the former post office building in 1961. The library’s roots can be found in the creation of the Kingsport Book Club in 1919 and it’s formal organization in 1921. By 1928, the club was ready to turn the collection of […]