"Send me your books, for the children of Gatlinburg have nothing to read."-Anna Porter, 1932
Welcome to Gatlinburg's Library
Opening Literary Doors
Anna Porter Public Library supports education, personal development, and community enrichment. Our passionate and professional staff are here to help you navigate our collection of books, media, and library resources.
Weekly Story Time
Stop by for a story!
Table Top and Board Games
Math and Reading Disguised as Fun!
Your Literary Home Away From Home
Lying in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, just minutes from Downtown Gatlinburg, Anna Porter Public Library has the privilege and pleasure to be a resource for the community.
Our Public Library is a transformative community hub that contributes much more than just free books. We provide access to ideas, information, and experiences that support and enrich lives for people of all ages, abilities, and means. Keep browsing through our site to learn more. If you would like to meet the staff or board of trustees click here
Anna Porter Public Library has built an extensive collection of books, periodicals, and a growing digital collection. Our repository also includes unique materials focusing on specific subjects that can be accessed by special request.
View our Card Catalog
Explore Our Titles
We’re proud of the collection of literary classics we've developed. Stop in and pick up a book by Whitman, or Carroll, or Austen!