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305 North Main Street, PO Box 510, Knox, PA 16232
814-797-1054
Rose under fire by Elizabeth Wein
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Publishers Weekly This companion to Wein's Printz Honor- and Edgar-winning Code Name Verity introduces Rose Justice, a Pennsylvania teenager and volunteer civilian pilot during WWII. Rose is ferrying a Spitfire back to England from France for the Royal Air Force when she is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbruck, the women's concentration camp. Designated a "skilled" worker, Rose is assigned to a factory; when she realizes that ...More

The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson
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School Library Journal Gr 1-3-George Washington, or "GW" for short, may look like a sweet, innocent classroom hamster, but little do the second graders at Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary School know that he's the inventor of the Sunflower Seed Slingshot and the Rodent Catapult Transportation Device, both of which are going to help him and his fellow inmates-Barry the rabbit (serving time in first grade) and Biter the world's toughest guin...More

Her Stories by Virginia Hamilton
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Publishers Weekly Hamilton fans who have wondered what happened to Cammy Coleman after the death of her cousin Patty Ann will find the answer in this sequel to Cousins, which introduces many new members of the Coleman clan. The author's on-target dialogue and skillfully drawn characterizations compensate for the book's uneven pacing. However, some audience members (especially those unfamiliar with the novel's predecessor) may have trouble sort...More

Circe by Madeline Miller
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School Library Journal Circe, daughter of the sun god Helios, mightiest of the Titans, was a peculiar child who had few of the gifts the demigods enjoyed, and she was despised by her parents and numerous sisters for her deficits. What she lacked in godlike ability, though, she compensated for with a gift for herbology and witchcraft. When she is rejected by her first love, the mortal Glaucos-who pines instead for the beautiful nymph Scylla-Circe casts a s...More

Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
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Book list *Starred Review* A brooding, Dickensian novel with a touch of fantasy and a glimmer of hope, Schlitz's latest opens in London in 1860, when lonely Clara, the only remaining child in a doctor's grief-stricken household, attempts to celebrate her twelfth birthday. Grisini the puppet master is engaged to perform, along with the two orphaned children, Lizzie Rose and Parsefall, who serve as his assistants. Clara bridges the class divide to b...More

The Road by Cormac McCarthy
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Publishers Weekly Violence, in McCarthy's postapocalyptic tour de force, has been visited worldwide in the form of a "long shear of light and then a series of low concussions" that leaves cities and forests burned, birds and fish dead and the earth shrouded in gray clouds of ash. In this landscape, an unnamed man and his young son journey down a road to get to the sea. (The man's wife, who gave birth to the boy after calamity struc...More

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The Knox Civic Club is planning a
"Salute to Veterans and Active Military Personnel"
on Sunday, May 27th at 7:00 p.m.
It will take place at the Knox Union Cemetery.
You can honor someone by placing
an honorary or memorial candle.
Please visit our Facebook page or
stop into the library to get a form.
The cost is $5.00 per honor or memorial.
Forms and checks are due by May 7th.





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Call (814) 797-1054 to register

Snugglers
1-2 years of age
First Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Pre-School
3-5 years of age
Third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.


Block Party
Children up to age 10
Sat. May 19th at 10:30 am


Come in and Register for:
1000 Books Before Kindergarten


Book Club
Love in the Time of Cholera
by:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Tuesday, April 29th
**6:30 p.m.**
(TIME AND DATE CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH)


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