Knox County, Indiana
Since 1889
Whether you need a phone number, historical fact, or a good book to read, the staff at the Knox County Public Library is trained to answer your questions and help you find the best available resources. The Library strives to meet the informational needs of the community through a variety of resources, including specialized reference books, census materials, Internet access, online databases, and interlibrary loan and informational referral services.
While we cannot give legal or medical advice, you can ask just about any factual question in person or by phone at 812-886-4380. Reference services are available both in the Adult and Youth Services areas of the Library from....
  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
  • 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays.


INSPIRE, the Indiana Virtual Library, is available for all Indiana residents and can be used at the library, at home, at school, at the office, or at any computer with a connection to the Internet. INSPIRE databases offer access to a collection of magazines, encyclopedias, newspapers and other resources to meet the information needs of Indiana residents.

Information available on INSPIRE includes:

  • More than 5,000 business, health, science and general interest magazines in full-text.
  • 200,000 biographies
  • 25,000 encyclopedia records
  • 250 U.S. and international newspapers in full-text
  • 60 children’s magazines in full-text
  • Thousands of pamphlets
  • 60 Spanish-language magazines in full-text
  • Prescription and OTC drug information
  • Thousands of portraits and images
  • Historical documents and almanacs
  • Links to other Indiana Websites

INSPIRE is a service of INCOLSA
Knox County Government Contact Information

The information for Knox County Government was compiled by Mr. Kenny Newton, Knox County Veterans’ Affairs office on June 9, 2006. The information includes contact information for each county office and department. Also listed are the public services provided by each governmental entity. The information will be continually updated to insure that it’s as current and relevant as possible.

Knox County Government Contact Information

Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals

ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. Since this library subscribes to ChiltonLibrary, you are now equipped with decades of data to maintain your vehicle. Just begin by clicking the link above.

Information available on Chilton includes:

  • Automotive Repair Information for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) People
  • You learn by doing, are unafraid of challenges, and feel proud when completing a job well done.
  • Chilton has been helping people like you maintain cars and trucks for more than 80 years.
  • 250 U.S. and international newspapers in full-text
  • We know how to help you succeed.

2-1-1 service is now available for Knox County residents. 2-1-1 service helps to connect patrons with needs to human service agencies. People may call 2-1-1 if they need information on housing, employment, legal aid, financial aid, utilities, counseling and much more.
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