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The Knightstown Public Library is one of the few Carnegie libraries that has continuously served as a library.This Carnegie library was established in 1912 and is supported by the Knightstown taxing district, with a budget that consistently runs less than $100,000 a year. There is a director, three part-time assistants, a part-time bookkeeper and a part-time custodian. The collection contains around 15,000 items, with a strong Indiana section and a unique genealogy collection. The library has an integrated automation system and a presence on the World Wide Web.

Mission Statement
The Knightstown Public Library provides materials and services to fulfill the professional, civic, educational, and recreational needs of the community residents. The Library is committed to supporting lifelong learning by serving as a center for self-education. The Library strives to treat patrons with respect for individual differences and tolerance for opposing opinions.

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