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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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Story Time Tuesdays

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

Feb 27 11 am
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Louisville Orchestra In Harmony Tour - Llama Destroys The World

Mar 9 1 pm
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Tween Book Club: Midnight at the Barclay Hotel

Ages 10-14 Book Club

Mar 12 4 pm - 5 pm
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March Lunch Bunch Book Club

Mar 13 12 pm - 1 pm
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Family Movie - My Neighbor Totoro

Mar 16 11 am
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Teen Book Club: They Both Die at the End

Ages 15-18 - Teen Book Club

Mar 25 4 pm - 5 pm

Tinker Time

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

Mar 28 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!

Mar 28 4 pm - 5 pm