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 Your search for READING located the following organization:
Friends Of The Knox County Public Library (Friends Of The Knox County Library)
http://www.knoxfriends.org/ (opens in new window)
500 W Church Ave
Knoxville, TN  37902
215-8775

Contact: Eileen Taylor, Coordinator
Phone: 215-8775 or 215-8772 FAX
Email: info@knoxfriends.org


Subjects: CIVIC, LIBRARY, BOOKS

Comments: Raises awareness of the importance of Knox County Public Library; promotes reading for every age; performs fund raising for the library in areas where public appropriations are not available; sponsors library-related programs

Last Updated: July 27, 2021

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Smoky Mountain Literacy Council (Smoky Mountain Literacy Council)
https://sites.google.com/view/smokymountainliteracy/home (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN 
Contact: Susan Wagner
Email: susan.wagner@lmunet.edu

Second Contact: Natalia Ward
Email: nward2@utk.edu
State: TN 

Affiliation: Tennessee And International Literacy Association

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, READING, TEACHERS, BOOKS, EDUCATION, LITERACY

Comments: Promotion of reading and good literature in the home, school, and community. Reading Day at Read to Me, and Celebrate Literacy

Last Updated: August 7, 2018

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Friends Of Literacy, Inc. (Friends Of Literacy, Inc.)
http://www.friendsofliteracy.org (opens in new window)
900 E Hill Ave Suite 300
Knoxville, TN  37915
549-7007

Contact: Teresa Brittain, Executive Director
Phone: 549-7007 or 594-1198 FAX
Email: teresa@friendsofliteracy.org

Second Contact: Jennifer Riley, Program Director
Email: jennifer@friendsofliteracy.org
Phone: 549-7007


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LITERACY, READING, EDUCATION

Comments: Promotes adult literacy program and basic skills education in Knox County: free GED/HiSET classes; free adult reading classes; career and life skills guidance for recent GED/HiSET grads/current students

Last Updated: July 10, 2018

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Associated Construction Women (Associated Construction Women)
http://www.acw-knoxville.com (opens in new window)
406-3022

Contact: Jennifer Shorter, President
Phone: 406-3022
Email: jennifer_1008@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Erin Gillison, Vice president
Email: Erin.Gillison@aa-airco.com
Phone: 305-401-8629

Third Contact: Donna Kimble, Treasurer
Email: Dkimble@aa-airco.com
Phone: 865-804-9614


Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, WOMEN, CONSTRUCTION, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS

Comments: women's construction organization that provides scholarships and blueprint reading classes;

Last Updated: July 24, 2019

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Bearden Book Club (Bearden Book Club)
7320 Misty Meadow Place
Knoxville, TN  37919
690-8816

Contact: Connie Gonzalez
Phone: 690-8816
Email: cfg@gatesmark.com

Second Contact: Ruth Petersen
Email: rpruthramp1@gmail.com
Phone: 584-0556
7106 Arbor Trace Drive, Apt. 414
Knoxville, TN  37919


Subjects: BOOKS, HOBBY, READING

Comments: Meets monthly at the Bearden branch library, open to the public. Books read are selected by the club members.

Last Updated: July 26, 2019

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Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media (Library for the Blind)
https://sos.tn.gov/tsla/labm (opens in new window)
403 7th Ave North
Nashville, TN  37243
1-800-342-3308

Contact: Maria Sochor, Director
Phone: 1-800-342-3308
Email: tlbph.tsla@tn.gov

Phone: 615-741-3915

Affiliation: Tennessee State Library & Archives

Subjects: BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, READING, LITERACY, DISABILITIES

Comments: State program of braille, recorded and large-print materials available to TN residents with visual or physical disabilities

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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