SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The newly-formed group, Friends of the King Family Library, is pleased to announce a general members’ meeting in the Burchfield Room at the King Family Library, 408 High Street, Sevierville, on Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m.  All current members, and those interested in membership, are welcome to attend. (Membership is free of charge this year.) Bonnie Voit, President of the Friends of the King Family Library said, “We hope to see our Friends group grow in number, so we can effectively support our outstanding library and make a positive difference in its outreach.”

There will be a brief business meeting including a report on recent activities like supporting the library system’s successful Summer Reading Program and the popular King Family Library’s Teen Program. Details on the upcoming 2011 Used Book Sale beginning September 23rd at the King Family Library will also be discussed. This highly anticipated book sale is sponsored and run by all three Sevier County Library System’s Friends groups—King Family Library, Kodak, and Seymour.  Volunteers for the sale are still needed and can sign up at the meeting.

A program will follow featuring John Alexander, co-author of Firestorm at Gettysburg and Fred McMahan, retired Gatlinburg businessman, entertainer, and subject of the biography,  Auto Parts, Pickin’ & Politickin’ by Dick McHugh.

There will also be refreshments and door prizes, including 2 books, each signed by the author: In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason and The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck. For more information, please call the King Family Library at 865-453-3532 or go to  HYPERLINK “ .