Knox County, Indiana
Since 1889

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NTGS Program
Alice of Old Vincennes

On September 15 at 7 p.m. in the McGrady-Brockman House, Melaina Ripley will give an encore presentation of her program, “Alice of Old Vincennes: Origin and Legacy of a Heroine.” NTGS programs and meeting are free and open to the public.

Photography Workshop
John Puffer, M.F.A, will give tips on creating memorable photos in two separate workshops on September 15 at 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the main library. These programs are free and open to the public.

"Comes A Soldier's Whisper"
Author Jenny La Sala will be at the McGrady-Brockman House at 1 p.m. on September 17 to present her book based upon her father's WWII correspondences and memories.

Hummingbird Hullabaloo
Jann Kiesel, the Hummingbird Lady, will demonstrate how to attract and support hummingbirds on September 17 at 7 p.m. in the Fortnightly. The program is free and open to the public.

Library Photo Contest
The library is sponsoring a photo contest in honor of our 125th anniversary. Cash prizes will be awarded. See the Literacy page for the full set of rules.

Preschool children and their care providers are invited to Evening Stars on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. and Morning Stars on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Youth Department starting September 2.

Knox County Public Library
502 North Seventh Street
Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Main Building
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

McGrady-Brockman House Historical/Genealogical Center
Monday: 12-4 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5:30 p.m.
Closed: Thursday and Sunday

A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and world collections. NEW records added regularly!


Upcoming Events
NTGS Meeting & Program
Photography Workshop
Hummingbird Hullabaloo
"Comes a Soldier's Whisper" Author Jenny La Sala

John Small Lesson Plan

John Small estate inventory
JSmall -Will portion
Knox County 1790
Lesson Plan edited

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