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Face covering IS REQUIRED in this facility REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. Effective 30 July 2021.

Barr Memorial Library

COVID-19 Information
  • Open to service members, retirees, DoD civilians, contractors and their families as well as students of colleges/universities on post
  • Facility capacity reductions in place: maximum 30 customers in the facility
  • Face covering must be worn inside at all times
  • Six feet of social distancing from others must be maintained
  • Browsing access to new, Blu-ray/DVD, music, children's, teen, and audio books 
  • Staff assistance with non-fiction collection
  • Contactless carryout
  • Virtual Programs
  • Carryout Crafts
  • Item quarantine and sanitation still in effect

Barr Memorial Library, the 2020 and 2014 Federal Library of the Year, offers a wide range of services and resources to the Fort Knox community. Our dedicated staff will make sure you find what you are looking for and are able to utilize all the resources available to you at our facility.

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Library Services

Soldiers, their families, retired military, DoD civilian employees, members of the Army National Guard or Army Reserve, on-post students, and contractors are eligible for a library account.

As patrons of the Library, you and your family have access to:

  • Self-checkout of more than 120,000 items including books, audiobooks, movies, music, and video games
  • Downloadable content including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic, and eMovies
  • Online Databases for research and homework help
  • Computer stations with Internet and printing capabilities
  • Personalized help with your questions
  • Events, classes, and storytimes
  • Author events with national and international best-selling authors
  • Summer reading programs
  • Book discussion group
  • Meeting Room available for reservation
  • Copy, print, scan, and fax services
  • Children's room with tables, seating, puzzles, and an extensive collection of children's books
  • Teen room with tables, seating and an extensive Young Adult collection
  • Barr Library's Off the Page podcast featuring interviews with bestselling and notable authors

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Lunch Bunch Book Discussion

Come join Barr Memorial Library for Lunch Bunch Book Discussion: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Dec 15 12 pm - 1 pm

Holiday Story Walk

Come out to Barr Memorial Library for a special holiday story walk.

Dec 20 10 am - 4 pm