Back Valley Public Library: The Smallest Library in the USA

Address: 112 Jerry Jones Rd., TN 37719 Phone: (865) 435-4275
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This 1956 building measures just six feet by five feet, and served as the town’s library for many years. Founder Dot Byrd used the $200 courtesy check she received as a guest on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson to start a bank account for the construction of the library, opened in 1994. Today, it sits in the shadow of a newer facility. Stop in to learn the entire story of the famous little library here.


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