Knox County, Indiana
Since 1889

The Knox County Public Library's mission is to meet the educational, informational, and cultural needs of the community.

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Knox County Public Library Indiana

Friends Book Sale
The Friends of KCPL will hold a book sale on Friday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Outreach Building.

Trivia Night
On August 16 starting at 6:30 p.m. gather a team of four for a fun night of trivia, prizes, and snacks. Proceeds go to support the Knox Co. Literacy Program. Call Judy at 812.886.4380 for more information and to register.

Youth Summer Reading Program

The youth summer reading program begins May 28. Visit the Youth Department to sign up and win prizes. Youth Summer Reading is for youths age infant to 17.

Adult Summer Reading
Literary Elements is the theme for the adult reading program. Registration begins May 23 at the Circulation Desk. Win prizes just for reading. The end of summer grand prize is a $50 gas card.

It is not too late to sign up for adult summer reading. The registration gift is a KCPL lanyard, handy for holding a key when walking. Over 168 adult readers have registered and the first drawing for summer prizes has been held. The winners are Marcy Hayes (Farmer’s Market Certificates), Sabrina N. Stevenson (Friends of the KCPL certificates), Jenny McNeece (noteblock), and Lynette Hose (tumbler). Additional drawings will be held for persons completing the Literary Elements Challenge form by reading some book they normally would not have read. The form is on the back of the Literary Elements Information sheet. Extra Reading Hour forms are available at the library.


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
Trivia Night
NTGS Meeting & Program
Friends of KCPL Meeting
Managing Rental Property
Friends Book Sale
NTGS Meeting & Program

John Small Lesson Plan

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

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