Interim Director Gina Thayer-Coleman

Posted by - April 3, 2018

The Johnson City Public Library would like to announce that Gina Thayer-Coleman will be working as the interim director until a national search for a new permanent director is concluded. Our former director, Robin Westphal, announced in early March that she accepted a position to become the State Librarian of Missouri. Her last day was March

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JCPL Annual Report

Posted by - December 15, 2017

For over 120 years, the Johnson City Public Library has been a cornerstone of Johnson City. During the 2016-2017 fiscal year (July to June), the library achieved many new milestones, including recruiting Robin Westphal as library director, transitioning to RFID (radio frequency identification) technology to streamline physical item circulation, and starting the Artful Aging program. 

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Introducing Robin Westphal, JCPL’s new director!

Posted by - November 7, 2017

Robin Westphal began as the new director of the Johnson City Public Library June 19, 2017. Coming from a small town near Topeka Kansas, Robin most recently was the director of Livingston County Public Library in Chillicothe, Missouri. She held that position for twelve years.  She’s also worked in other public libraries, a law library,

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Johnson City Public Library Announces New Director

Posted by - May 10, 2017

After an extensive national search, the Johnson City Public Library Board of Directors announces the hiring of Robin Westphal of Chillicothe, MO as the library’s new director. Westphal comes to Johnson City from the Livingston County Library, where she has served as director for 12 years. She fills a vacancy created in November 2016 when

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