Adult Services

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NEWS & EVENTS

ONLINE RESOURCES

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SERVICES

Book Bundles

Book Bundles are batches of books and/or media on a theme or topic, hand-picked for you by a librarian.

To learn more and order one for yourself, visit our Book Bundles page or call Adult Services at (423) 434-4454.

An example of an adult services book bundle, assembled for the request "books like gone girl".

Reference

We’re happy to help answer any questions you have! Drop by the Information Desk on the Library’s second floor to speak with a reference librarian, fill out this form, or call (423) 434-4454 with your questions.

You can also check out Ask a Librarian, our video series that answers users’ questions.

Computer Help

We’re here to answer your questions on a wide range of technology needs. Call (423) 434-4454 or email Adult Services with your questions.

Printing Service

We offer a print pickup service. Visit our printing service page to learn more and submit documents. Call (423) 434-4454 or email Adult Services for more information.

COLLECTIONS

Book Lists

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Text: Tennessee R.E.A.D.S.: Regional eBook and Audiobook Download System. Access free ebooks and audiobooks through Tennessee's Overdrive platform, Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. Sign in with your library card number to borrow digital books, magazines, and streaming videos. Links to Tennessee READS

Tennessee Room

Do you want to learn more about your family or the history of our area? The Tennessee Room houses books, periodicals, and genealogical resources on the history of Tennessee, focusing on Northeast Tennessee.

PROGRAMS

Events

We offer a variety of events for adults, such as local author talks, language programs, and makerspace sessions. We also partner with local businesses and organizations for off-site events.

Visit our online calendar to find upcoming events.

Adults paint swatches at a program organized by JCPL Adult Services
Adults talk around a table at a book discussion group

Book Discussion Groups

We offer book discussion groups for adults who want to read and talk about thought-provoking books. You can also check out a Traveling Tales kit to start your own discussion group with friends or family. Browse a full list of available titles.

Call (423) 434-4454 or email Adult Services for more information.