Programs and Events

ETLA typically organizes five meetings during the membership year; two in the fall and three in the spring. (Our membership year runs July 1-June 30.) Our programs are open to the public, and newcomers are always welcome!

Most recent event:

East Tennessee Library Association’s 45th Annual Mary Utopia Rothrock Lecture and Dinner

 On October 29th, 2015 at Bridgewater Place in Knoxville, TN, author Sam Venable spoke on his Knoxville News Sentinel article series “Fragments of Hate: Prejudice and Healing in East Tennessee” and the research behind it. The series focused on the shooting of integration pioneer Charles Moulden in 1968.
Mr. Venable also offered a brief retrospective on his own career.

Past Events and Programs:

Knoxville Ice Bears Hockey Game – Spring 2015

Seven Islands Hike and Picnic – Fall 2014

Career Panel – Spring 2014

Book Brag and Lunch – Fall 2013

Fort Loudon Tour and Picnic – Fall 2013

Ijams Nature Center Hike – Fall 2012

The Mystery of Madam Pince – Spring 2012 Program

The Mary Utopia Rothrock Lectures