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Barr Memorial Library

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 100,000 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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Dog Man Mania

A fun-filled afternoon created for Dog Man fans of all ages!

Jul 15 2 pm
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Story Time Tuesdays

Come check out some awesome stories and activities at Barr Memorial Library!

Jul 16 10 am
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Warrior Wellness Collection

Army MWR Library Warrior Wellness At EaZzz Collection– Check out this special collection of ebooks and audiobooks available in the DoD MWR Libby collection for Service Members and anyone dealing with stress and sleep. The titles are focused on sleep, mindfulness and stress relief.

Warrior Wellness Collection

Army MWR Library Warrior Wellness At EaZzz Collection– Check out this special collection of ebooks and audiobooks available in the DoD MWR Libby collection for Service Members and anyone dealing with stress and sleep. The titles are focused on sleep, mindfulness and stress relief.

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Army MWR Library New Circulation System

Army MWR Library has unveiled a New Circulation System!  All patrons should visit their garrison Library to update their login credentials on the new system. Once updated, patrons can renew their checkouts and reserve physical items from the library from wherever they are and pick them up after.

Army MWR Library New Circulation System

Army MWR Library has unveiled a New Circulation System!  All patrons should visit their garrison Library to update their login credentials on the new system. Once updated, patrons can renew their checkouts and reserve physical items from the library from wherever they are and pick them up after.

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Family Movie: How to Train Your Dragon

Jul 17 4 pm - 5 pm
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Teen Book Club: One of Us Is Lying

Who would you believe?

Jul 22 4 pm

Tinker Time

Join us each month as we explore various different tinkering projects! Open to kids ages 5-11!

Jul 25 4 pm - 5 pm
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Tinker Time

Join us each month as we explore various different tinkering projects! Open to kids ages 5-11!

Jul 25 4 pm - 5 pm
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Tween Book Club: The Lightening Thief

Join us for the next book in our Tweek Book Club

Aug 13 4 pm
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Novel Lunch

Come join the August book club for "Flowers of Fire"

Aug 14 12 pm - 1 pm
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Family Movie: Paw Patrol - The Movie

Enjoy a great time with your family at Barr Memorial Library

Aug 17 11 am
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Family Movie: Paw Patrol - The Movie

Enjoy a great afternoon with your family at Barr Memorial Library

Aug 21 4 pm
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Summer Reading Program

2024 Army MWR Library Summer Reading Program Sign up and start reading this summer! Track your reading minutes and earn prizes along the way. Register in person at your post library or here (online).

Summer Reading Program

2024 Army MWR Library Summer Reading Program Sign up and start reading this summer! Track your reading minutes and earn prizes along the way. Register in person at your post library or here (online).

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