120 Tiger Drive, Townsend Tennessee 37882
Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library, serving an area of 1,470 residents, has a collection of 11,500 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 96 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 400 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes.
Staffing consists of one employee, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $2,100. Patrons make 5,400 visits annually, and check out materials 8,800 times. Forty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Maryville) Blount County Public Library
(Cosby) Cosby Community Library
(Athens) E.G. Fisher Public Library
(Townsend) Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library
05/21 Coming to The Townsend area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.
Tennessee Strawberry Festival Dayton TN May4-11 The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values.
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Mountain Flower Art Festival Dahlonega GA May18-19 The festival, located on the hisoric square of Dahlonega, Georgia, is a juried art and quality craft festival held for over 20 years on the 3rd weekend in May.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.