Located across Seminary Street from the library, the Fortnightly, 421 N. 6th Street, is an elegant gathering place. The spacious auditorium in the Fortnightly offers an ideal space for the library’s public events. It’s also a meeting place for Fortnightly Club members, Rotary Club meetings, Knox County Council meetings and more. Ten thousand is the average number of annual visits to the Fortnightly. The space may be rented for private events.

Events schedule for the Fortnightly Club

Wed Feb 3 6:00pm – Valentine Carry In at clubhouse. Meat and drinks furnished. Bring own table service.
Dr. James Spurrier retired VU to tell process of producing Alice of Old Vincennes, a play
to be presented 2 weekends in late May at Red Skelton Theatre–All family and friends welcome

Mon Feb 8 1:30pm – Literature Department Sally Keller to give book review

Wed Feb 17 1:30pm – General Club Program Dennis Latta “Frontier Life”

Mon Feb 22 1:3pm – American Home-“Show and Tell” each member brings some to share

Wed March 2 12:00 – Literature Annual Luncheon (no cost) program by Knox County Public Librarian Emily Bunyan

Mon March 28 1:30pm – American Home Canvas Painting with Diana Graber-minimal cost involved for canvas

Wed April 6 1:30pm – General Club Program Letha Jane Dillenger

Mon April 11 1:30pm – Literature Book review by Virginia Stangle

Wed April 20 1:30pm – 2nd Annual Faith Fest Program GSH Chaplain Trevor Murray

Mon April 25 1:30pm – American Home Tour of Dr. Emert’s Garden’s meet at clubhouse

Wed May 4 6:00pm – May Day Carry In Program TBA. Meat and drinks supplied. Bring covered dish to share
and your own table service. All family and friends welcome

Mon May 9 1:30pm – Literature Book review by Pat Frederick

Wed Final Meeting 1:30pm – Install Officers and Memorial service

*******NOTE Wed March 2 Luncheon Date with Emily Bunyan/KCPL personnel.