Holiday Crafts for Adults

Posted by - December 7, 2017

Holiday Crafts for Adults When Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Where Johnson City Public Library Jones Meeting Room Event Details The library will host a Holiday Craft event on Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 pm. Participants will create pine cone bird and elf figures to decorate their home or to give

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Artful Aging Photography Exhibit

Posted by - December 6, 2017
Our Artful Aging photography class this summer had a great time and created some beautiful art. Check out some of the beautiful photographs in our slideshow below! Artful Aging at the Johnson City Public Library was funded through a grant offered by Aroha Philanthropies. Johnson City Public Library was selected as one of only 15
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Native Voices

Posted by - December 1, 2017

Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health & Illness is coming to the Johnson City Public Library December 9. This traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness, and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Honoring the native tradition of oral history, the exhibition features personal

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Artful Aging

Posted by - October 27, 2017

Our first year of the Artful Aging program is wrapping up. Thanks to a generous grant from Aroha Philanthropies, the Johnson City Public Library offered classes in storytelling, poetry, photography, sculpting, banjo, and mandolin to over 60 people aged 55 or older over the course of 2017. Creating art is one of the most effective means

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Escape Rooms!

Posted by - October 27, 2017

Do you have what it takes to escape? We have escape room scenarios planned November 18, 2017 for all ages at the Johnson City Public Library. For a taste of what’s to come, checkout the descriptions below, and be sure to register for your escape on our digital events calendar at: https://jcpl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar Tween Escape Room: Alien Invasion at 10:30

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Whiskey: An Appalachian Tradition

Posted by - October 26, 2017

Johnson City Public Library staff member Kyle Johnson will be giving a presentation on whiskey as a staple of Appalachian tradition November 8 at 6:00 PM in the Jones Meeting Room, located in the Johnson City Public Library. Starting with Greek alchemy and the basics of distillation, he will discuss the origin of uisge-beatha (whiskey) from its

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Thrill the World

Posted by - August 24, 2017

We’re having another “Thrilling” event in October–Johnson City Thrill the World is starting practices September 6, at 6:00 pm. Learn the moves to the Thriller dance and participate in a world-record dance event. All ages are invited to come to one or more practice sessions, scheduled in the meeting room at the Johnson City Public Library

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Lib Con II: Dynamic Duos

Posted by - August 24, 2017

It’s back! Lib Con II is on Saturday, September 23rd from 10-4, right here at the Johnson City Public Library. We have workshops, a costume contest, gaming events, and more! Lib Con II is a family-friendly event with activities for all ages. Some of our guest speakers/workshop facilitators include game designer Dan Crutchfield, author Jennifer

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