Libraries in the Knoxville area and surrounding counties that are available to the public. Links are provided only for libraries with online catalogs to search their holdings.


Library of Congress

Use the Library of Congress catalog to find their call number for books.


Tennessee Public Library Catalog

Search the holdings of public libraries throughout the state of Tennessee.


Tennessee State Library

Find a public library, search a combined public library catalog, and browse the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture and Tennessee Blue Book.




Knox County Public Library

18 branch libraries in the Knoxville area - check their website for locations and hours.


National Limb Loss Information Center

This library is operated by the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA). South College students may use the library but not check out materials. Please call 524-8772 in advance and set up a time to visit.


University of Tennessee Libraries

Search the collections for the UT Libraries


Pellissippi State Technical Community College 

Library & Campus Educational Resource Centers

The Library at the main Pellissippi campus is open to the public. Tennessee citizens 18 and over with a picture ID have borrowing privileges of materials. Reserve, interlibrary loan, and off-campus use of online resources are limited to enrolled students, faculty, and staff.


Anderson County


Oak Ridge Public Library


Blount County


Blount County Public Library

Located in downtown Maryville


Hamblen County


Walters State Library

Community residents in Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Sevier, and Union counties may check out materials upon completion of an application for a free community borrower's library card.


Loudon County


Fort Loudoun Regional Library System

Allows users to search the holdings of Blount County Public Library in Maryville, E. G. Fisher Public Library in Athens, Etowah Carnegie Library in Etowah, Harriman Public Library, Kingston Public Library, Meigs-Decatur Public Library in Decatur, Oliver Springs Public Library, Madisonville Public Library, Tellico Village Public Library in Loudon, Tellico Plains Public Library, Greenback Public Library, and Vonore Public Library.


Roane County


Harriman Pubic Library


Roane State Community College Libraries

Community residents within the school's service area are welcome to use the libraries.


Kingston Public Library


Sevier County


Sevier County Public Library

3 branches: Sevierville, Kodak, & Seymour


Pigeon Forge Public Library

Library is not a part of the Sevier County Public Library system


Anna Porter Public Library 

Located in Gatlinburg

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