|April 1, 2010 -
Knox County Public Library will be increasing its fee for out of county library cards effective Wednesday, April 7, 2010. The fee will be raised to $40, up from $25 previously.
The fee for a Knox County Public Library card has not changed in over twenty-five years although the amount and types of material and services offered have continued to increase yearly. Out of county library cards are family cards, allowing the entire family to access all library materials and resources, including:
Access to more than one million items in the Library's collection, including books, periodicals, music CDs and audiobooks
Loan access to 22,000 videos and DVDs
Use of more than 75 online reference databases
Access to downloadable audiobooks
Computer classes for all skill levels
Library programs for children, teens and adults
Online services such as hold requests and renewals, e-mail notices, interlibrary loan requests, and the online Ask-a-Librarian
For questions about this change, or to learn more about Knox County Public Library's out of county cards, please contact Mary Pom Claiborne at 865-215-8767.